CarStories’ own James McKeone sat down with Alan Peltier, president of HRE Performance Wheels to talk about the secret origin of spinner wheels aka “Sprewells,” and about what it takes to succeed in the high end custom wheel business. They also talked about Alan’s mildly embarrassing daily driver and a whole host of other hot topics.
James also sat down with famed drag racer, Doug Herbert who is now the head of the charity B.R.A.K.E.S. (Be Responsible and Keep Everyone Safe) which is dedicated to preventing teen driving deaths by teaching teens more advanced car control skills and better decision making processes. Doug talked about how the deaths of his own teen-aged sons in a tragic traffic incident spurred him into action to prevent that from happening to more parents.