AmeriCarna

AmeriCarna

2014 - 2017, Reality, Motor, History, Other
Ray Evernham hosts a trek through America looking for cars that shaped the country's culture.

Episode Guide

  • AmeriCarna - American Graffiti Roars Again (Season 4 Episode 4)
    Season 4 Episode 4:

    American Graffiti Roars Again

    Ray restores the car that started it all for him: the 1958 Chevy from the iconic George Lucas film "American Graffiti."

  • AmeriCarna - Vintage Racing Takes an Awesome Turn (Season 4 Episode 3)
    Season 4 Episode 3:

    Vintage Racing Takes an Awesome Turn

    Ray and Awesome Bill Elliot team up in a Corvette against 33 former Indy racers and their pro-am partners at the Brickyard.

  • AmeriCarna - Two Juniors and El Laguna (Season 4 Episode 2)
    Season 4 Episode 2:

    Two Juniors and El Laguna

    Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Ray build a half-car half-truck El Laguna and have Al Unser Jr. race it against a vintage racing champion on a road course at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

  • AmeriCarna - Andretti Flies Again at the 100th Running of Indy 500 (Season 4 Episode 1)
    Season 4 Episode 1:

    Andretti Flies Again at the 100th Running of Indy 500

    Ray restores the famous Brawner Hawk Indy car that Mario Andretti drove to win Rookie of the Year honors in 1965; the duo takes the vehicle to the Brickyard for the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500.

  • AmeriCarna - Dan Gurney -- The Eagle Soars (Season 3 Episode 8)
    Season 3 Episode 8:

    Dan Gurney -- The Eagle Soars

    After locating a Gurney Eagle in a New Jersey garage, Ray scours the globe for a Gurney-Weslake engine to help get the vehicle back on the track at Indy.

  • AmeriCarna - Model T Takes Flight (Season 3 Episode 7)
    Season 3 Episode 7:

    Model T Takes Flight

    Ray finds a t-bucket with a record-breaking past, and wants to rebuild the roadster so it can match or improve on the record.

  • AmeriCarna - Board Track Battles (Season 3 Episode 6)
    Season 3 Episode 6:

    Board Track Battles

    Race tracks built of boards spring up across the United States in the early 1900s; Ray and X Games veteran Travis Pastrana recall the era of the motordromes.

  • AmeriCarna - Smokin' Joe's GTX (Season 3 Episode 5)
    Season 3 Episode 5:

    Smokin' Joe's GTX

    Blues musician Joe Bonamassa, who is looking for a special gift for his parents, visits Ray and Mr. H.

  • AmeriCarna - Dragster Diplomacy (Season 3 Episode 4)
    Season 3 Episode 4:

    Dragster Diplomacy

    Bob Keith and his Dos Palmas dragster visit England in 1964; after the car is lost for over 40 years, Ray discovers the classic vehicle and gives it a proper rebirth at the National Hot Rod Reunion.

  • AmeriCarna - Music City Mash-Up (Season 3 Episode 3)
    Season 3 Episode 3:

    Music City Mash-Up

    Ray discovers he has much in common with Scott Borchetta of Big Machine Records; Indy racer Josef Newgarden; musicians Tim McGraw and Cassadee Pope.

  • AmeriCarna - Fast Cars and Music Stars (Season 3 Episode 3)
    Season 3 Episode 3:

    Fast Cars and Music Stars

    Ray discovers he has much in common with Scott Borchetta of Big Machine Records; Indy racer Josef Newgarden; musicians Tim McGraw and Cassadee Pope.

  • AmeriCarna - Roar at the Shore (Season 3 Episode 2)
    Season 3 Episode 2:

    Roar at the Shore

    The Race of Gentleman, an iconic event held on the beach in Wildwood, N.J., features period vehicles, period dress, and pure authenticity; Ray enters a car in the race and adds a very special driver.

  • AmeriCarna - Corvette Sinkhole (Season 3 Episode 1)
    Season 3 Episode 1:

    Corvette Sinkhole

    Eight incredible vehicles are wrecked when a sinkhole opens underneath the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Ky.; General Motors Corp. restores the 1 millionth Corvette, which was damaged in the event.

  • AmeriCarna - Hot Rodders Holy Grail (Season 2 Episode 10)
    Season 2 Episode 10:

    Hot Rodders Holy Grail

    Ray discovers a set of extremely rare Ardun heads while visiting the estate of land-speed record holder Willie Glass.

  • AmeriCarna - Forgotten Fiberglass (Season 2 Episode 9)
    Season 2 Episode 9:

    Forgotten Fiberglass

    An automobile manufacturer creates a line of fiberglass sports cars to mirror the vehicles that American soldiers saw in Europe during World War II.

  • AmeriCarna - Hidden Gems in New Jersey (Season 2 Episode 8)
    Season 2 Episode 8:

    Hidden Gems in New Jersey

    Ray looks at a unique car hand-built for a New Jersey family; Ray discovers Mario Andretti's 1965 Indy car in pieces.

  • AmeriCarna - Million Dollar Movie Cars (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:

    Million Dollar Movie Cars

    Ray joins Hollywood car designers for a look at memorable vehicles from the silver screen, including the custom 1949 Mercury "Hell's Chariot" featured in the film "Grease."

  • AmeriCarna - The First Mustang (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:

    The First Mustang

    Ray celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Ford Mustang; three Mustang owners share their stories of the iconic vehicle.

  • AmeriCarna - GM Concept Cars (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    GM Concept Cars

    General Motors' Vice President of Global Design Ed Welburn discusses the concept cars that his company decided not to produce.

  • AmeriCarna - Battle of Rome (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:

    Battle of Rome

    Ray seeks to uncover and revive the vehicles that made racing rivals Richie Evans and Jerry Cook famous.

  • AmeriCarna - Jeff Gordon, Break Up to Make Up (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:

    Jeff Gordon, Break Up to Make Up

    Ray and driver Jeff Gordon hope to fix up the Chevrolet Monte Carlo that they used to win their final race together in 1999.

  • AmeriCarna - Band of Brothers (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:

    Band of Brothers

    The history of the Chevrolet Corvette L88, and stories of people who have driven the famous racing vehicle.

  • AmeriCarna - Elvis Vault (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:

    Elvis Vault

    Ray heads to Graceland to document the preservation of a Stutz Blackhawk owned by rock 'n' roll icon Elvis Presley.

  • AmeriCarna - The Corvette (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:

    The Corvette

    Rick recalls how the Chevrolet Corvette inspired the beginning of his car empire; musician Brad Paisley makes an appearance.

  • AmeriCarna - Ray's Roots & the Yellow 303 (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    Ray's Roots & the Yellow 303

    New Jersey racer Fred Dmuchowski drives for fun on weekends and becomes a local legend.

  • AmeriCarna - The Vanderbilt Cup (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    The Vanderbilt Cup

    The automobile impacts life in large cities in the early 20th century and contributes to the transformation of Long Island.

  • AmeriCarna - Smokey's Truck (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    Smokey's Truck

    Innovative NASCAR mechanic Henry "Smokey" Yunick sells his famous truck to a Virginia family in the 1960s.

  • AmeriCarna - Indy Car Rescue (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    Indy Car Rescue

    Mechanic Chris Paulsen restores a Kurtis Kraft roadster that finished second in the Indianapolis 500 and was placed on the roof of an auto-glass building for half a century.

  • AmeriCarna - Buried Treasures (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    Buried Treasures

    Time capsules from the 1970s; a Daytona race car is buried in a car hauler for nearly 40 years.

  • AmeriCarna - Hot Rods and Dragsters (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    Hot Rods and Dragsters

    Drag racers Don Prudhomme and John Force; director Ron Howard; musician Mike Love; Tom Cobbs' legendary roadster.

  • AmeriCarna - Marty Robbins Resto (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    Marty Robbins Resto

    Ray restores the No. 777 Plymouth Belvedere driven by legendary singer Marty Robbins, and returns the vehicle to the racetrack.

  • AmeriCarna - Moonshiners and the 1940 Ford (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    Moonshiners and the 1940 Ford

    Junior Johnson, Bill Elliott and others describe the impact of the 1940 Ford in America in the years following World War II.

  • AmeriCarna - California Cool: Woodie Wagons (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    California Cool: Woodie Wagons

    West Coast drivers of the 1940 Ford modify the vehicle for hot rodding and cut the top off.

Cast