- Additional Details
- Format: Color, DVD-Video, NTSC
- Rating: Not Rated
- Number of Discs: 1
- Run Time: 50 Minutes
- Region: Region 1
- Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
- Language: English
- Studio: History Channel
- DVD Release Date: June 8, 2005
Examine the outlaw origins of NASCAR and take a turn in some survivors from this colorful era.
- See how back-country innovations turned Detroit's best into virtually unbeatable machines.
- The new series from THE HISTORY CHANNEL puts you in the driver's seat of the world's coolest cars.
- Hosted by wrestling and Hollywood star Bill Goldberg ("The Longest Yard").
Buckle your seat belts for a wild ride. AUTOMANIAC puts you in the driver's seat of the coolest, hottest, fastest and most unusual vehicles ever to hit the road. From the favorite getaway vehicles of gangsters to experimental show cars, each episode focuses on another facet of the automotive world. Hosted by the wrestler, Hollywood star and devoted car collector Bill Goldberg, AUTOMANIAC goes under the hood and out on the road with the world's most compelling cars.
They were run for bragging rights on Sunday afternoons... but the real challenge came at night. MOONSHINE CARS is a story about searching for any edge--boring a block, milling a head, boosting the springs--anything to gain an advantage over the hated federal revenuers. Learn tricks of the trade such as the "bootlegger turn", and see how model after model of Detroit's finest were made better by back-road innovation. AUTOMANIAC reveals how "shine" created a whole new breed of automobile that led to the birth of today's NASCAR.