• Episode 39: Going for the Gold: Teen Dirt Racer Takes on the World
    by Gary Metivier on September 24, 2020 at 2:29 am

    Tanner Whipple has been a dirt track racer for as long as he remembers. When he got the change to compete for a spot on Team USA he went into overdrive to get ready. What happens next will inspire you! Edited By Ryan Beintema @rbp7 Executive Producer/Host Gary Metivier http://metiviermedia.com/ Find us on facebook https://www.facebook.com/metiviermedia/  Thanks to our sponsors for this story— IITI Taylor Insulation and Abatement https://www.facebook.com/iailti/ Petersen Plumbing and Heating https://www.facebook.com/PetersenPlumbing/ Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds Davenport, Iowa

  • Episode 38: World’s Largest Antique Motorcycle Swap Meet
    by Gary Metivier on September 14, 2020 at 9:06 pm

    The Chief Black Hawk Antique Motorcycle Swap Meet is the largest in the world. Every labor day for nearly 50 years people people travel and tow themselves, their bikes their spare parts to Davenport, Iowa. The event is capped by a motorcycle race in the dirt. You’ll see that here too, as Gary Metivier takes us to the Heart of the Story in this special “American Drive.” Edited By Ryan Beintema @rbp7 Executive Producer/Host Gary Metivier http://metiviermedia.com/ Find us on facebook https://www.facebook.com/metiviermedia/ Original Score by Roger Metivier Thanks to our sponsors for this story— IITI Taylor Insulation and Abatement https://www.facebook.com/iailti/ Petersen Plumbing and Heating https://www.facebook.com/PetersenPlumbing/ Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds Davenport, Iowa https://www.facebook.com/mvfair/

  • Episode 37 Motocross Dreams: Full Throttle
    by Gary Metivier on August 27, 2020 at 2:53 pm

    In this American Drive we take you inside the high-flying world of motocross, to meet rising stars in this growing sport! See the action on youtube https://youtu.be/KmM5CTGWJlg Edited By Ryan Beintema @rbp7 Executive Producer/Host Gary Metivier http://metiviermedia.com/ Find us on facebook https://www.facebook.com/metiviermedia/   Thanks to our sponsors for this story— Hoker Trucking https://hokertrucking.com/ IITI Taylor Insulation and Abatement https://www.facebook.com/iailti/ Petersen Plumbing and Heating https://www.facebook.com/PetersenPlumbing/ Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds Davenport, Iowa https://www.facebook.com/mvfair/   https://youtu.be/KmM5CTGWJlg

  • Episode 36 Bobby Pierce: Making His Mark
    by Gary Metivier on August 7, 2020 at 4:00 pm

    In this The Heart of the Story with Gary Metivier we go back to the dirt track to meet Bobby Pierce. His dad is a hall of fame racer himself. So what’s it like for this young man trying to make his mark? Edited By Ryan Beintema @rbp7 Executive Producer/Host Gary Metivier http://metiviermedia.com/ Find us on facebook https://www.facebook.com/metiviermedia/ Original Score by Roger Metivier Thanks to our sponsors for this story— Hoker Trucking https://hokertrucking.com/ IITI Taylor Insulation and Abatement https://www.facebook.com/iailti/ Petersen Plumbing and Heating https://www.facebook.com/PetersenPlumbing/ Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds Davenport, Iowa https://www.facebook.com/mvfair/      

  • Episode 35 Ken Schrader: An Inside Track On Racing
    by Gary Metivier on August 6, 2020 at 2:36 pm

    In this special “American Drive” episode of The Heart of the Story with Gary Metivier we take you to the racetrack with a racing legend. Ken Schrader traded the asphalt for the dirt track and is having a blast. He talks about everything from the history of the sport to his advice for young drivers. find out more at https://www.schraderracing.com/about.html Edited By Ryan Beintema @rbp7 Executive Producer/Host Gary Metivier http://metiviermedia.com/ Find us on facebook https://www.facebook.com/metiviermedia/ Original Score by Roger Metivier Thanks to our sponsors for this story— Hoker Trucking https://hokertrucking.com/ IITI Taylor Insulation and Abatement https://www.facebook.com/iailti/ Petersen Plumbing and Heating https://www.facebook.com/PetersenPlumbing/ Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds Davenport, Iowa https://www.facebook.com/mvfair/

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