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Rusty’s Garage

In Rusty's Garage, automotive commentator and journalist Greg Rust speaks to the most passionate designers, collectors, riders and drivers he knows. 

Each guest shares their stories about the machines they've owned, raced, crashed & restored throughout their lives, going flat out.

#23 - Ryan Briscoe
#23 - Ryan Briscoe

Racing is sometimes called a ‘Piranha Club’ but Ryan Briscoe has proven that nice guys don’t have to finish last. The Aussie has carved a diversely successful career that has taken him to Europe and the United States. This is his story.

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Date:
21 January 2019

Episodes

#23 - Ryan Briscoe
#23 - Ryan Briscoe
Racing is sometimes called a ‘Piranha Club’ but Ryan Briscoe has proven that nice guys don’t have to finish last. The Aussie has carved a diversely successful career that has taken him to Europe and the United States. This is his story. Get...
Date:
21 January 2019
#22 - Mark Skaife
#22 - Mark Skaife
Mark Skaife once described himself in an ad campaign as a ‘control freak’. The application to his craft was unrivalled and he became one of the greatest Australian racers of all time! Get in touch on Rusty's Instagram &...
Date:
31 December 2018
#21 - Scott Mclaughlin
#21 - Scott Mclaughlin
From nude bike riding to one of the big names in Australasian Motorsport. Scott McLaughlin’s story takes you right up to the Championship deciding round of Supercars. A title he would go on to win. Get in touch on Rusty's Instagram...
Date:
10 December 2018
#20 - Mick Doohan
#20 - Mick Doohan
One of the greatest motorcycle racers ever! Mick Doohan was just 24 hours away from having his leg amputated but Doctors saved it and he came back to win 5 straight world titles. From engineering around injury to using the skills he learned on-track to succeed in the aviation business in post race life and more.
One of the greatest motorcycle racers ever! Mick Doohan was just 24 hours away from having his leg amputated but Doctors saved it and he came back to win 5 straight world titles. From engineering around injury to using the skills he learned...
Date:
19 November 2018
#19 - Merrick Watts
#19 - Merrick Watts
From rehearsing material at traffic lights to the pure enjoyment of road trips. Funnyman Merrick Watts shares some hilarious tales from a lifelong love of cars and motorbikes.
From rehearsing material at traffic lights to the pure enjoyment of road trips. Funnyman Merrick Watts shares some hilarious tales from a lifelong love of cars and motorbikes.
Date:
29 October 2018
#18 - Grant Denyer
#18 - Grant Denyer
The Gold Logie winner opens up on the balance racing has given his life and how Grant Denyer’s colleagues at Channel 10 almost announced his death on-air after a frightening rally crash!
The Gold Logie winner opens up on the balance racing has given his life and how Grant Denyer’s colleagues at Channel 10 almost announced his death on-air after a frightening rally crash!
Date:
6 October 2018
#17 - Glenn Seton
#17 - Glenn Seton
Glenn first went to Bathurst before he could even walk! The Mountain was a cruel place at times but the success he achieved elsewhere in Nissans and championship titles for Ford made him a Supercars Hall of Famer. Now he's guiding son Aaron as a 3rd generation Seton racer takes to the track.
Glenn first went to Bathurst before he could even walk! The Mountain was a cruel place at times but the success he achieved elsewhere in Nissans and championship titles for Ford made him a Supercars Hall of Famer. Now he's guiding son...
Date:
17 September 2018
#16 - "Mad" Mike Whiddett
#16 - "Mad" Mike Whiddett
Drifting is where competitors slide their car around a course in a cloud of tire smoke. Its origins date back to the 1970’s in Japan but one of the world’s best hails from New Zealand - Mad Mike Whiddett. Mike catalogues his collection of fire breathing rotary Mazda’s and what it’s like to drive them on the edge of losing control.
Drifting is where competitors slide their car around a course in a cloud of tire smoke. Its origins date back to the 1970’s in Japan but one of the world’s best hails from New Zealand - Mad Mike Whiddett. Mike catalogues his collection...
Date:
27 August 2018
#15 - Craig Lowndes
#15 - Craig Lowndes
Reflections on a brilliant career and Craig Lowndes shock decision to stop racing full-time. From Championship wins and Bathurst trophies, to wheel-standing tractors and restoring old cars. Peter Brock's protege still has plenty left in the tank!
Reflections on a brilliant career and Craig Lowndes shock decision to stop racing full-time. From Championship wins and Bathurst trophies, to wheel-standing tractors and restoring old cars. Peter Brock's protege still has plenty left...
Date:
6 August 2018
#14 - Toby Price
#14 - Toby Price
Can you imagine racing for 9,000k's through some of the most remote and toughest terrain on the planet? That's the reality of the Dakar Rally - To conquer it takes guts, determination and perseverance - something Toby Price has in spades. As first Aussie to win the race, Toby has overcome incredible challenges during his career, namely coming back from a crash that almost left him in a wheelchair. Toby and Greg talk in a Gold Coast work shop about how he did it and the vehicles he used to get him the checked flag.
Date:
16 July 2018
#13 - Mark Webber
#13 - Mark Webber
From BMX tear away on the streets of Queanbeyan to reaching the dizzy heights of Formula One through sheer ‘Aussie Grit’. The Monaco GP winner opens up on life behind the wheel of some of the most technologically advanced race cars and some classic jalopies in the early years.
From BMX tear away on the streets of Queanbeyan to reaching the dizzy heights of Formula One through sheer ‘Aussie Grit’. The Monaco GP winner opens up on life behind the wheel of some of the most technologically advanced race cars and...
Date:
17 June 2018
#12 - Shane Jacobson
#12 - Shane Jacobson
Shane started out on the long road to success in a Ford but as you'll discover he's a passionate Holden man who loves most things with an engine and wheels. The funnyman best known for the movie 'Kenny' shares the stories of why he keeps buying vintage Holden's and what it was like road tripping with Paul Hogen.
Shane started out on the long road to success in a Ford but as you'll discover he's a passionate Holden man who loves most things with an engine and wheels. The funnyman best known for the movie 'Kenny' shares the stories...
Date:
20 March 2018
#11 - Jeremy Burgess
#11 - Jeremy Burgess

A racer turned Chief Mechanic who guided some of the greatest riders like Mick Doohan & Valentino Rossi to more than a dozen world titles. Jeremy Burgess worked with these riders and more for the big three manufacturers Honda, Yamaha and Ducati and looks back on the wild ride that was the past three decades in motorcycle racing. Now in retirement ‘JB’ focuses his time on wrenching and restoring two classic British cars.

A racer turned Chief Mechanic who guided some of the greatest riders like Mick Doohan & Valentino Rossi to more than a dozen world titles. Jeremy Burgess worked with these riders and more for the big three manufacturers Honda, Yamaha...
Date:
19 March 2018
#10 -Tim Schenken
#10 -Tim Schenken
What began as a childhood passion for Tim Schenken took him all the way to Formula One in the 1960’s & 70’s and nowadays to job on the other side of the pit wall. Find out why he inadvertently stood up a legend of the Auto Industry and the car he could have kept from his racing days which would be worth millions now.
What began as a childhood passion for Tim Schenken took him all the way to Formula One in the 1960’s & 70’s and nowadays to job on the other side of the pit wall. Find out why he inadvertently stood up a legend of the Auto Industry...
Date:
18 March 2018
#9 - Matt Hall
#9 - Matt Hall
How a decorated Top Gun from a family of pilots went on to race the best in the world and his lucky escape from near disaster. In this episode we leave Terra Firma behind and take a look inside a hangar instead of a garage to talk to Matt about some seriously cool toys.
How a decorated Top Gun from a family of pilots went on to race the best in the world and his lucky escape from near disaster. In this episode we leave Terra Firma behind and take a look inside a hangar instead of a garage to talk to Matt...
Date:
18 March 2018
#8 - Greg Murphy
#8 - Greg Murphy

This 'Kiwi' is a Holden Hero with four wins in the famed Bathurst 1000 but Commodores weren’t his first choice. From working with greats like Peter Brock to to badly injuring his back and the underpowered project car that reminds him of his teens.

Date:
18 March 2018
#7 -Troy Bayliss
#7 -Troy Bayliss

A late bloomer that went on to become a 3-time World Superbike Champion and an icon for Ducati. From the early days borrowing money to go racing, then making it to the top, living on the French Riviera and now Troy’s decision in late 2017 to pull the helmet on again.

A late bloomer that went on to become a 3-time World Superbike Champion and an icon for Ducati. From the early days borrowing money to go racing, then making it to the top, living on the French Riviera and now Troy’s decision in late 2017...
Date:
18 March 2018
#6 - Garth Tander
#6 - Garth Tander

Stories he hasn’t even told his parents from when he first started driving to the scars of winning the Great Race at Bathurst. The Supercars Champion loves the engineering side of the game and when he needs to escape he has the perfect Muscle Car for the drive.

Stories he hasn’t even told his parents from when he first started driving to the scars of winning the Great Race at Bathurst. The Supercars Champion loves the engineering side of the game and when he needs to escape he has the perfect...
Date:
18 March 2018
#5 - Steve Pizzati
#5 - Steve Pizzati
How he started from pouring over racecar data to becoming a Top Gear Australia host. The quick-witted frontman also has a distinctly French restoration project in the garage. He can tell what sort of driver you are just by looking at you and why he’s ok with the whole notion of driverless cars.
How he started from pouring over racecar data to becoming a Top Gear Australia host. The quick-witted frontman also has a distinctly French restoration project in the garage. He can tell what sort of driver you are just by looking at you...
Date:
18 March 2018
#4 - Chip Foose
#4 - Chip Foose

The legendary American designer has made countless dreams come true with jaw-dropping automotive makeovers. From the hit reality TV show ‘Overhaulin’ to restoration projects he’s planning to tackle and what the future holds in a rapidly changing industry.

The legendary American designer has made countless dreams come true with jaw-dropping automotive makeovers. From the hit reality TV show ‘Overhaulin’ to restoration projects he’s planning to tackle and what the future holds in a rapidly...
Date:
18 March 2018
#3 - Robbie Maddison
#3 - Robbie Maddison

From humble beginnings on the New South Wales south coast to stunts that made him a modern day Evel Knievel. 'Maddo' was Daniel Craig’s double in 'James Bond’s Skyfall' and now he wants to make motorcycles capable of being used on unfamiliar terrain...on the water. 

From humble beginnings on the New South Wales south coast to stunts that made him a modern day Evel Knievel. 'Maddo' was Daniel Craig’s double in 'James Bond’s Skyfall' and now he wants to make motorcycles capable of being...
Date:
18 March 2018
#2 - Jamie Whincup
#2 - Jamie Whincup

How his Uncle’s influence helped him get started on the path to becoming the Greatest Of All Time in the Supercars Championship, the car he just had to have in the garage and what he’s learned about cleaning cars and making coffee.

How his Uncle’s influence helped him get started on the path to becoming the Greatest Of All Time in the Supercars Championship, the car he just had to have in the garage and what he’s learned about cleaning cars and making coffee.
Date:
18 March 2018
#1 - Molly Taylor
#1 - Molly Taylor

From living in a barn in England to winning the Australian Rally Championship. Her extraordinary drive is born out of the Taylor family's passion for cars. Speaking to her at the end of the 2017 season Molly also talks about her own restoration project....a rare gem once owned by an Aussie media magnate.

From living in a barn in England to winning the Australian Rally Championship. Her extraordinary drive is born out of the Taylor family's passion for cars. Speaking to her at the end of the 2017 season Molly also talks about her own...
Date:
18 March 2018
Bonus Ep - Giancarlo Fisichella
Bonus Ep - Giancarlo Fisichella
Recorded while Fisi was in Australia racing for Kaspersky Motorsport over the Grand Prix weekend - Still living the dream. His father's infectious passion for motor racing put Giancarlo Fisichella, known colloquially as ‘Fisi’ on the path to Formula One. From Go Karts to the drive just about every Italian dreams of and what the future holds for the former Australian Grand Prix winner.
Date:
18 March 2018
Rusty's Garage Trailer
Rusty's Garage Trailer
In Rusty's Garage, automotive commentator and journalist Greg Rust speaks to the most passionate designers, collectors, riders and drivers he knows.

Each guest shares their stories about the machines they've owned, raced, crashed & restored throughout their lives, going flat out.
In Rusty's Garage, automotive commentator and journalist Greg Rust speaks to the most passionate designers, collectors, riders and drivers he knows. Each guest shares their stories about the machines they've owned, raced, crashed...
Date:
4 March 2018