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Off Road Podcast 369 – Adventures With Amy Lerner

This episode of the Off Road Podcast is Sponsored by WARN, Medical Gear Outfitters, and Colby Valve.

Tonight, Aaron is a winner, Jeremy is incognito & Ben kneels on a stand-up paddle board.

Welcome to the off-road podcast. A podcast about everything off-road. We cover the news, review products, and interview people in the off-road industry.  Your hosts tonight are Aaron, my name is Ben, and we are joined tonight by Amy Lerner.  Welcome to the show.

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Aaron – Went camping with my extended family.  Got the plywood down for the roof of my shop.  Did some field racing with a couple SxSs and a newer Tundra.  Found a power steering leak.

Ben – Went camping

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A – Tonight we are joined again by Amy Lerner.  I really want to tell you all the things she has done but we are going to save it and let them all unfold as we interview her.  If you want to hear our last episode with Amy, check out episode 361 where we talk about her film, “One More Win” about the legendary off road racer Rod Hall.

Fast Five Facts   

1. New or old vehicle? 

2. Summer or winter camping?

3. Rock, Sand, Snow or Mud?

4. Favorite vehicle brand?

5. Favorite tire?

You’ve only gotten into off roading in the past 12 years or so. How did that start for you?

What was the first vehicle you took off road?

What do you drive now?

What’s your most embarrassing moment on the trail?

Biggest win on the trail?

Where is your favorite place to wheel?

You competed in the Rallye des Gazelles four times.  I know they follow a format but how were they different each time for you?

You’ve also raced in the Austral-Asian Safari Rally.  How does that environment compare to Morocco and Saudi Arabia?

You raced Rothmans tribute Porsche 911.  Please tell us about racing it and also how it was built.

Can you tell us what it is like to compete in a 2wd vehicle and how it differs from a 4wd rig?

You recently auctioned the Rothmans 911.  I hope you got what you wanted for it but what I really wonder if it was hard to sell it.

It looks like you have had to sleep in tents during some of the rallies you have competed in.  What is it like to not have fancy sleeping accommodations while also having to perform at your highest abilities for days on end?

You were just in Spain, did you end up racing there too or were you just on vacation?

You have competed in lots of events in the past.  Is there one that stands out as a favorite?  If so, what was it that made it your favorite?

Is there an event out there that you haven’t done yet but plan to?

Where can our listeners find you?

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  • Web- 

Closing Statements

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