|Crank, Stick and The Car Chick
Showtimes: Wed 09:00am.
|About the Show
Join Automotive "experts" and all-around car nuts, Chuck "Crank" Sperry, Chris "Stick" Romeis, and "The Car Chick" every week as they talk about all things automotive! From industry news and consumer issues to automotive repairs and "practical" new car reviews, we'll bring you the latest and greatest in automotive industry. Heck, we'll even talk about RVs, motorcycles and scooters! If it's got wheels, we're talkin'!!!
Whether you're a self-professed motorhead, or you just want to learn more about cars, listen to the America's Garage Radio Show (formerly known as the Carolina Car Care Show)! We promise that you'll learn something every week from leaders in the automotive industry. And, you'll have a little fun along the way!
Meet The Hosts:
Chuck "Crank" Sperry
Originally from Chicago, Chuck "Crank" Sperry has lived in the Charlotte, NC area for six years. Crank has loved all forms of motorized vehicles for as long as he can remember (which isn't saying much anymore).
Crank started working the automotive industry in 1975, managing an RV center. He went on to serve as a store and district manager for Goodyear for 5 years, and he has been an ASE Certified service writer for BMW, Porsche, Mercedes and Toyota over 26 years.
These days, Crank enjoys the quiet life with his beautiful wife of 20 years, Joan, his two sons and three grand-kids. His hobbies include British motorcycles & sports cars, gardening, fishing, and playing "super open" softball (whatever that means).
Crank's First Car: 1953 Buick Special
Crank's Favorite Car: 1970 Roadrunner 426 Street Hemi
Chris "Stick" Romeis
Stick may have been born in Philly, but 40 years in Charlotte have made him a true Southern Gentleman. Rumor has it that he even spent time in Canada, not avoiding the draft, but playing professional hockey for the Toronto Maple Leafs.
After hanging up his skates, Stick spent 16 years in the car business as a sales consultant and finance manager for Toyota, Chevrolet, Audi and Porsche. He is now an ASE certified service writer and all around car nut.
When he's not hanging out at the local watering hole or out dancing with the ladies, Stick enjoys jumping out of perfectly good airplanes - thankfully, with a parachute.
Stick's First Car: 1964 Renault Dauphine (really)
Stick's Favorite Car: 1968 Chevy Camero SS
The Car ChickTM
The Car Chick's real name is classified, and few people know her true identify. We do know that she is an entrepreneur, motoring enthusiast and race car driver.
The Car Chick is the co-owner of Women's Automotive Solutions and the head of Car Chick Racing, where she drives a 2004 Mini Cooper S named “Maggie”. The Car Chick is passionate about educating women (and men) about all things automotive and has appeared on several national TV and radio shows. She is currently writing a book entitled, "A Chick's Guide to Buying a Car", which should be completed sometime in the next century.
In her infinite spare time, The Car Chick enjoys riding motorcycles with her new husband, David (a.k.a. The Car Doctor), and being a mom to three spoiled cats.
The Car Chick's First Car: 1978 Audi Fox
The Car Chick's Favorite Car: Porsche 911 Turbo S Cabriolet