Stuck inside for the next two weeks? NASCAR and NHRA canceled? Don’t worry, we are here to help! Here’s a list of what’s streaming now on Hulu and Netflix to help you get your automotive fix!
Rust Valley Restorers:
Mike Hall, his right-hand man Avery Stowe, and Mike’s only son Connor lead this colorful cast whose goal is to turn junkyard gems into show car quality time capsules. In the foothills of the Rocky Mountains in Tappen, British Columbia aka Rust Valley, Mike and his team work tirelessly to restore, buy, sell, and trade timeless classics. Notable restorations from season 1 include a 1941 Dodge Power Wagon and a 1966 Chevy II.
West Coast Customs:
Based in Burbank, California this reality TV show centers on legendary custom car creator Ryan Friedlinghaus and his crew at West Coast Customs. Revolving around pure customization, Ryan shows off what can really be done to a car when you let your imagination run wild. Originally aired in 2011, and with rumors of it’s ninth season airing in July, 2020 this long running powerhouse can definitely help kill some hours in a time like this.
Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee:
Directed and hosted by the iconic Jerry Seinfeld; Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee is another binge-worthy series. The show is admittedly less based around the actual cars than the previously mentioned programs and is more based around Jerry’s conversations with his star-studded guests, but the mix of the two flows smoothly. Episodes feature Eddie Murphy, Dave Chapelle, Larry David, and former president Barack Obama.
Formula 1: Drive to Survive:
This documentary series collaborated by Netflix and Formula One to give an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the drivers and races of the Formula One World Championships. The show’s second season was available to stream starting February 28th, 2020! A must watch for any open wheel racing fan!
Dave “Heavy D” Sparks and best friend David “Diesel Dave” Kiley repair and customize primarily diesel pickup trucks out in Utah on this show from Discovery Channel. The brothers started the show as a youtube series focused around a regular fix-it-all mechanic shop which eventually led to a Tonight Show With Jay Leno appearance. Subsequently the Discovery Channel reached out which has led to six successful seasons of the television show.
Fast N’ Loud:
Another reality style series from Discovery Channel; Fast N” Loud follows Richard Rawlings and his crew from Dallas, Texas based Gas Monkey Garage. Richard and his team hunt down run-down and abandoned cars then restore them for profit, which is not always the easiest task. It’s a great time to catch up on Fast N Loud as the sixteenth season is scheduled to air just three days away on March 20th, 2020.
ToyMakerz (Velocity & History Channel):
David Ankin from Reidsville, North Carolina-based company ToyMakerz shows his process behind building and modifying custom vehicles in this reality based TV series. Notable guest appearances include NASCAR legend Richard Petty and Drag Racer Sarah Edwards. Toymakerz featured Borowski’s Race Engines in their season 3 finale while working on a custom 1941 Willys.
Garage Squad (Motortrend TV):
Professional Pro Mod Drag Racer Bruno Massel hosts this awesome series based around helping regular people finish their projects cars. Most of the time these people lack the money, skill, or time to finish their projects so Bruno and the crew swoop in to help them out!