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"gurney johnny" Discussed on Past Gas

Past Gas

08:07 min | 4 months ago

"gurney johnny" Discussed on Past Gas

"Business. There's something called in. Got someone who has won an emmy grammy oscar and tony eg ot audrey hepburn. John legend are amongst the very short list of performers who have achieved the feat. But what about an e got of racing. We hear don't propose. The finns winning and formula. One indycar nascar and sports cars or fins. There are only three fins in the entire history of auto racing. The full list is mario andretti. Juan pablo montoya and the first driver to ever earn a fins. The one and only dan gurney. Dan seemed to attract honors wherever he went car and driver even nominated him for president. In nineteen sixty-four printing a run of red white and blue bumper stickers. That declared him the car and driver candidate. The reasons were more emotional practical quote. Look at him. From a purely political. Non automotive standpoint wrote david e davis junior in the july nineteen sixty four issue say his name aloud daniel sexton gurney president daniel sexton gurney. What a sound as though he was preordained to take the job not to mention that he was only thirty three at the time. The constitution requires the president to be at least thirty five but car and driver for one was willing to make an exception today on pass gas. We know. Dan gurney is a offense but is he a goat what made him such an incredible interdisciplinary driver. How did blue collared kid. Who grew up in an orange grove. Help carroll shelby bring american designed to form the and what the. There's a gurney flap. I'm proud to announce the pass gas candidate for twenty twenty. Four presidential election is none other than our very own. James hubert humphrey. Don't forget to subscribe and vote. This is passed gas. Welcome to the podcast were eric. How many fans have you guys seen in their underpants. I've seen one what what's the question. How the thins. I saw i saw. I've seen mario andretti in his underpants. I i have not seen mario or one pablo in their underpants. I have a picture with the fence. I have a picture with. Mario which i'm very stoked on Yeah you you're so young in that. I know that's what that southern california sunshine does to a california boys Makes them look in some some good natural lighting. Makes you look good for about ten years. And then he start turning into like a baseball mitt looking leather boy. That's why i've been I've really started getting into skin. Care and putting lotion on me have really gotten into putting lotion on each other around. Slathering up there so like just sticky. Welcome to pass gas everyone. I'm john sykes joined as always by my to host joe weber cape a jew. Act james pumper wearing chain today. Keep it g. Joe made the beat is yours real or is it turning your net green yet not genuine at green yet. It is not real. This is from shot a kickstarter video for a product. That where that donen is launching dude. You looked really cool in that yellow jumpsuit. I was. I felt so good. You look like a chris penn character. I didn't feel like chris penn. Because i don't want to be christian and felt like chris penn character like i'm gonna f you up. Yeah you went. From kevin farley to chris penn in one photo shoot anyway Yeah today we're talking about. Dan gurney guy who. I actually don't know a lot about. He comes up a lot in our research for you know whenever we talk about american racing in the sixties and seventies has named is one of those guys who's like just sort of involved in every every american automotive story and then like a lot of a lot of european and international crisis of people. Yeah one hundred percent. It's like and then. Dan gurney showed up and say okay. Yeah so Learning looking forward to learning about him and hopefully getting much greater understanding and appreciation of the man. So let's let's get into it. yeah. Dan gurney was born on april thirteenth. Nineteen thirty one the son of john gurney and roma sexton the to admit at oberlin college in ohio where they are nicknamed the golden couple for their good looks and talent. Wow that's pretty sick. yeah. I wonder if it was sarcastic. Go here comes the golden couple. Yeah like john. Gurney was like really into musical theater and could sing kinda well but land gurney johnny dead. Oh his dad and his mom were the golden couple. Yeah sorry guys come on. I'm just going to move on. it's my birthday. i'm already drone. Dan wasn't born with a silver spoon of privilege. But rather a gold star family achievement. His dad was the lead basso at the metropolitan opera of new york. And also saying on broadway. I nailed it. I was totally guessing that his dad was a way. You weren't even guessing you were joking. Joking oh my god. I love it. I have a lot of respect for people who can just stand up and sing in front of people. Because that's like my biggest fear. I can't do that one step ahead of the bad guy and the square deal only one. I can't afford my god level. Respect level just went through more. That came from go up after the pod. Wanting a simpler life. John relocated the family from new york to riverside california buying an operating a citrus orchard. And giving up the opera for oranges soon after. Dan got a motorcycle learning to drive in his dad's orange groves. He showed an aptitude for both mechanics and racing building a race car with the ford flathead. Engine that he got up to speed of one hundred thirty eight miles per hour at the bonneville salt flats. That'd pretty rap. I am so jealous of this upbringing. Yeah you imagine. Your dad's has got frequent orange grove. And you have a motorcycle. Here's cruising around your dad's orange grove while he sings you beautiful song. Yeah and feeds you. Orange slices yes sir because your hands are dirty appeal. A life in cars was interrupted by dan getting drafted for the korean war. After serving his tour. Dan return stateside in started racing in earnest beginning with the triumph. Tr to sports car in nineteen fifty-five soon haver he ran out of cash to fund his racing in his own words quote. Dan had very few pennies to my name. A young family later support. And i'll try to break into the flourishing southern california sports car racing sandy very riverside. Yeah dan and friend by the name of skip. Hudson were outsiders looking in hanging out at restaurants like the steering wheel in montebello and the grand prix in los angeles hoping to make contacts who allow.

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Dan Gurney of NASCAR, F1, and Indy car fame

Past Gas

01:52 min | 4 months ago

Dan Gurney of NASCAR, F1, and Indy car fame

"Dan gurney was born on april thirteenth. Nineteen thirty one the son of john gurney and roma sexton the to admit at oberlin college in ohio where they are nicknamed the golden couple for their good looks and talent. Wow that's pretty sick. yeah. I wonder if it was sarcastic. Go here comes the golden couple. Yeah like john. Gurney was like really into musical theater and could sing kinda well but land gurney johnny dead. Oh his dad and his mom were the golden couple. Yeah sorry guys come on. I'm just going to move on. it's my birthday. i'm already drone. Dan wasn't born with a silver spoon of privilege. But rather a gold star family achievement. His dad was the lead basso at the metropolitan opera of new york. And also saying on broadway. I nailed it. I was totally guessing that his dad was a way. You weren't even guessing you were joking. Joking oh my god. I love it. I have a lot of respect for people who can just stand up and sing in front of people. Because that's like my biggest fear. I can't do that one step ahead of the bad guy and the square deal only one. I can't afford my god level. Respect level just went through more. That came from go up after the pod. Wanting a simpler life. John relocated the family from new york to riverside california buying an operating a citrus orchard. And giving up the opera for oranges

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