• Apr 26, 2011
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SPEED is betting big on its newest TV series, called The Car Show. You're most likely already aware that the program will be hosted by Adam Carolla, Dan Neil, Matt Farah and John Salley. Now, SPEED has announced that some well-known auto scribes are joining the team to pitch in on writing duty.

Aaron Robinson and Ezra Dyer have become a part of The Car Show family. Robinson is the Technical Editor at Car and Driver, while Dyer has written for a handful of publications and has a running column at Automobile. The two will add their automotive knowledge and insight to a team that already knows a good deal about cars. Well, we're sure of everyone except Salley. The Spider owns four NBA championship rings, was a member of the Chicago Bulls record-breaking 72-win season, and wasn't terrible in the film Eddie. None of that translates to cars, but we're hoping the writers stay away from attempting to squeeze his six-foot, 11-inch frame into a Mazda Miata.



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SPEED ADDS AUTO JOURNALISTS ROBINSON, DYER TO WRITING TEAM FOR THE CAR SHOW

NEW SHOW LED BY CAROLLA, NEIL, FARAH AND SALLEY ON TARGET FOR JULY LAUNCH


With Pulitzer Prize-winning Wall Street Journal auto scribe Dan Neil already on-board, SPEED deepened its journalistic talent pool for its new program, The Car Show, by signing experienced writers Aaron Robinson and Ezra Dyer to the show's support staff.

"The Car Show will be the definitive U.S. program on everything automotive," said SPEED President Hunter Nickell. "While we expect to look at a lot of things with a wink of the eye and sense of humor, adding Aaron and Ezra to the team demonstrates just how serious we are about getting SPEED viewers the best and most relevant car information available."

The Car Show, set to premiere in July, will be hosted by comedian and car guy Adam Carolla, TheSmokingTire.com's Matt Farah, former NBA star John Salley and Neil. Robinson and Dyer also may make on-camera contributions to the show.

Robinson, technical editor for CAR and DRIVER magazine, has participated on multiple occasions with SPEED's popular Test Drive program and will serve as a consulting writer for The Car Show, offering story ideas and assisting with a wide variety of show segments.

Dyer has written for the New York Times, Automobile, Esquire and other publications. He currently writes a regular column forAutomobile, entitled Dyer Consequences (http://blogs.automobilemag.com/dyer-consequences-consolation-prizes-3633.html).

The Car Show is being produced by Mandt Bros. Productions out of Los Angeles.


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      Matt Farah
      • 3 Years Ago
      It sucks that even though I'm six foot two, being on stage with these guys makes me look so damn short.... Mf
        BimmerFerret
        • 3 Years Ago
        @Matt Farah
        Can't wait to see the show, Adam talks about it all the time on the podcast. Also good show when you were on his Carcast.
      MaX PL
      • 3 Years Ago
      I'm happy for Matt Farah. He definitely deserves that job, more so than the others even IMO.
      MotorworldHype
      • 3 Years Ago
      So far things look promising for this show. Hopefully they do their own thing instead of trying to be another Top Gear USA. The only thing I worry about is having Adam Corolla and Matt Farah sharing the stage together. Not sure if there is room for two cynical personalities on one show. I guess we shall see...
      I_see_dead_pickles
      • 3 Years Ago
      Adam can spread his message about running left turns and his hatred toward mexicans! cant wait!
      • 3 Years Ago
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      Imaginary lines
      • 3 Years Ago
      Hey how about an engineer in the mix.........i would but you know I'm a little busy.....http://www.sodahead.com/living/oh-lordy-what-will-they-think-of-next-could-detroit-be-the-new-amsterdam----a-city-where-pro/question-1691479/?page=2 hahaha but seriously someone who knows what goes into building them can have good insight and not all engineers are boring!
      Ryan
      • 3 Years Ago
      Unlike Top Gear USA, the more I hear about this the more interested I am.
      Reuben
      • 3 Years Ago
      Look at the way these "hosts" are dressed - they look like homeless vagabonds, dumpster-diving for their next meal...i'm supposed to think that these guys are sophisticated & educated enough to tell me about a $200,00 Rapide or a $300,000 GTB 599?...puh-leeze...they have no credibility...if you expect people to invite you into their homes and listen to your advice, then show some respect for your audience and dress appropriately.
        creamwobbly
        • 3 Years Ago
        @Reuben
        It's what's in your head, not what's on your butt that matters. If you can't change the oil wearing it, hoy it in the dumpster.
        Mr Hill
        • 3 Years Ago
        @Reuben
        So if we apply Reuben's metrosexual logic, that must mean Jay Leno in his blue denim is without automotive knowlege. You sir are on the wrong site!
      Volvonaut
      • 3 Years Ago
      This is starting to sound like a naturally occurring American Top Gear and a much better idea.
        creamwobbly
        • 3 Years Ago
        @Volvonaut
        Not so sure. The reason Top Gear works is because of the chemistry ... which is mostly alcohol, not testosterone.
      Lada F1 team
      • 3 Years Ago
      Its like American Top Gear, without being Top Gear USA. Can't wait.
      nissanmaster
      • 3 Years Ago
      How about the NissanMaster in the Tech corner so I can tell them why they can stop bitchin about their CVT whining.....Wa Wa !! Its Normal Ladies....
      • 3 Years Ago
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