The Brakefast Club

A podcast about cars, racing, and other random automotive topics

We're six guys from Chicago who enjoy road trips, autocross, and high performance driving.

April 5th, 2018

Episode 15: One Two Three Fourth

We're back! Kicking off our second season with some winter karting, a completely rebuilt car for Brian, and our first installment of Catastrophe Corner, where we discuss everything that went wrong.

November 20th, 2017

Episode 14: Back to Four Wheels

We announce our winter karting league, Dave buys 2 motorcycles, and we discuss the new Corvette ZR1. Stay tuned for our next episode in Spring 2018.

October 26th, 2017

Episode 13: Unlucky Number 13

The one where everything goes wrong.

October 3rd, 2017

Episode 12: The Yamahonda

In this episode, we catch up on what *actually* happened at GridLife South. We also discuss the ongoing adventure of the drift RX-8 and Dave's new toy.

September 18th, 2017

Episode 11: A Nish Best Served Cold

In this episode we talk about a new addition to the family garage, Nish’s experience at Gridlife South, and what turns Brian on. We apologize in advance for that last one.

August 27th, 2017

Episode 10: Nishful Thinking

Since no one else did anything, we discuss the drift and touge events Nish attended, as well as the events we plan to finish the season with.

August 1st, 2017

Episode 9: Have you met my friend Nish?

Twisty roads, driving mishaps, endangered animals, and two varieties of boating star in this geographically diverse episode spanning from the Smoky Mountains to Chicago to Mackinaw.

June 29, 2017

Episode 8: Bloody Wankel

On this long overdue episode, the guys talk about their experience at Gridlife Midwest, VR racing, and a new car purchase in the group.

May 16th 2017

Episode 7: Auto-Vanual

This week: Spring racecar prep, kit cars, the McLaren 720S, and we test drive the world's fastest van.

April 17th 2017

Episode 6: Shot Rod

This week, the guys talk about the Dodge Demon's official specs, recount their trips to the Smoky Mountains, and discuss their resto-mod dreams.

March 29th 2017

Episode 5: Well, Oil Be Damned!

With racing season just around the corner, the guys talk about how they've been setting up their cars (or in someone's case, setting fire to it). The racing theme continues with heel-toe downshifts, World RX, and Stadium Super Trucks.

March 13th 2017

Episode 4: Goat Rider

It's an incident laden episode this week as The Brakefast Club recounts stories of woe. After discussing Rallycross, off-roading, and DIY mistakes, they chat about how racing mentally affects them.

February 23rd 2017

Episode 3: A Taste of Luxury

This week the club recounts their experience at the Chicago Auto Show, discusses supercars from the Chicago Region SCCA Awards Banquet, and we discuss which vehicles impress the ladies.

February 5th 2017

Episode 2: Reckless Spending

Find out how we got into racing. We also discuss the new Dodge Challenger SRT Demon, the Kia Soul, service vehicles, and stupid car mods.

January 22nd 2017

Episode 1: The Kamikaze Pilot

Join us as we discuss our cars, crash stories, some new cars on the market, and more.