About Americarna

AmeriCarna is a car culture television show hosted by Ray Evernham with guidance from his friend and mentor, Rick Hendrick, simply known as Mr. H. They’ll rely on their vast experience as “car guys” to take viewers back in time and introduce them to a period of history when the automobile heavily influenced American culture.


Ever wonder how movie studios cast and produce cars? This week Ray Evernham and Valvoline USA head out west to find out!

Posted On: March 24, 2015, 8:57 pm
SCHEDULE CHANGE: Tomorrow's new episode will now be “Million Dollar Movie Cars” featuring Jerry Horton of Papa Roach! 10/9c on Velocity

Jerry Horton's Mercury
Posted On: March 23, 2015, 7:59 pm
Come see the Richie Evans and Jerry Cook cars that were featured in Season 2 of AmeriCarna at the Charlotte AutoFair!

Feature Vehicles from Ray Evernham's "AmeriCarna" TV Show to be on Display at AutoFair
Automobile enthusiasts will want to add the "AmeriCarna" display to their list of must-see things at the Charlotte Motor Speedway spring AutoFair on April 9-12, where they will get the chance to see three famous vehicles from the hit Velocity TV show hosted former NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion crew chief Ray Evernham at the Nationwide Showcase Pavilion.
Posted On: March 19, 2015, 6:47 pm
Which car would you have rather stumbled upon:

1. Music Icon Bob Seger's 1965 Ford Mustang Fastback
2. Designer Larry Shinoda's Prototype Ford Mustang Boss 302
3. The first Mustang ever sold in 1964

Posted On: March 18, 2015, 2:19 pm
Did you know: By the time the first Ford Mustang was ever sold in 1964 Valvoline USA had already been making motor oil for nearly 100 years!
Posted On: March 17, 2015, 7:28 pm
Any Bob Seger fans out there? Tune in tonight to see what he has to do with #AmeriCarna! 10/9c on Velocity

Mustang tied to rocker Bob Seger to make TV debut
Dave and Kaye Persell's 1965 Ford Mustang Fastback, originally owned by iconic Detroit rocker Bob Seger, will make its television debut on Tuesday.
Posted On: March 17, 2015, 1:47 pm
Want to know what's so special about this Ford Mustang? Tune in to AmeriCarna tomorrow night at 10/9c on Velocity!

Posted On: March 16, 2015, 1:40 pm
What did everybody think about our VIP pass into the General Motors Design center last night?

Posted On: March 11, 2015, 3:27 pm
Before we take a look at the history of General Motors design on #AmeriCarna, lets take a look at Valvoline USA’s heritage --> bit.ly/1FGXbr0

Posted On: March 10, 2015, 8:16 pm
Check out a few of the cars that will be highlighted tonight at 10/9c on Velocity as Ray Evernham goes on a journey through the history of General Motors Design!

The Jewels of GM Design - FastLane
Art meets science in the latest episode of “AmeriCarna.”
Posted On: March 10, 2015, 4:21 pm

Timeline Photos
For car enthusiasts, the GM Design Center is hallowed ground and its incredible history will be on full display tonight as @[233065566834663:274:AmeriCarna]’s Ray Evernham gets a personal tour from our Global Design VP Ed Welburn. Tune in to @[196413610393596:274:Velocity] at 10 p.m. EDT to see how stunning vehicles like this 2013 @[95690769922:274:Cadillac] Elmiraj concept come to life. http://s.gm.com/2Kx
Posted On: March 10, 2015, 4:05 pm
Check out a preview of tomorrow night's episode brought to you by our friends at Valvoline USA! 10/9c on Velocity

Inside Bill Mitchell’s Secret Garage
Ray gets a tour inside the “secret garage” and hears the stories behind some of the legendary cars that inspired future designers and made GM what it is today.
Posted On: March 9, 2015, 9:05 pm
This Tuesday we visit our friend Ed Welburn and explore some never before seen secrets at General Motors Design. Don't miss it!

Posted On: March 5, 2015, 6:57 pm
Tune in to Velocity in 30 minutes for another all-new episode of AmeriCarna!
Posted On: March 4, 2015, 2:34 am

Rebuilding the Rivalry
When Rick Hendrick finds out Ray is rebuilding Richie's number 61 car, he challenges Ray to rebuild Jerry's 38 side by side. Of course Ray wants to take them back to Martinsville.
Posted On: March 3, 2015, 8:10 pm
Tonight we head to Martinsville Speedway and put these historic cars back on track. Hear the story at 10/9c on Velocity!

Posted On: March 3, 2015, 7:03 pm
This week, we tell the story of a legendary NASCAR modified rivalry or as we like to call it “The Battle for Rome."

Posted On: March 2, 2015, 1:39 pm
The winner of our AmeriCarna t-shirt giveaway is Ronnie Beadle! Message us your shipping information and tune in again next week!
Posted On: February 25, 2015, 3:33 am
Tonight on AmeriCarna, Jeff Gordon and Ray Evernham team up to restore a historic racecar and take it to Barrett-Jackson!

Posted On: February 24, 2015, 8:52 pm
GIVEAWAY: Share this picture for a chance to win an AmeriCarna t-shirt. The winner will be announced immediately after tomorrow night's brand new episode featuring Jeff Gordon at 10/9c on Velocity!

Posted On: February 23, 2015, 5:09 pm
Here's a sneak peek of what you will see this Tuesday night on AmeriCarna with Ray Evernham, Rick Hendrick and Jeff Gordon.

Jeff Gordon and Ray Evernham Restore Iconic Racecar
Posted On: February 19, 2015, 9:16 pm
So...what did everybody think of last night's episodes of AmeriCarna?
Posted On: February 18, 2015, 2:59 pm
You can't find automotive history like this anywhere else. Tune into AmeriCarna on Velocity tonight at 10/9c for more!

Elvis Presley's Panel Truck Uncovered
Posted On: February 17, 2015, 5:54 pm
Tonight's the night! Be sure to tune in to see Dale Earnhardt, Jr., Rick Hendrick, and Ray Evernham uncover some incredible cars!

AMERICARNA Returns with Host Ray Evernham to Uncover Incredible Stories of Our Nation’s Rich...
This February, Velocity returns on its cross-country road trip to open the garage doors and lift the hoods of four-wheeled treasures that have had a profound effect on American culture. Three-time NASCAR champion crew chief Ray Evernham returns as...
Posted On: February 17, 2015, 3:29 pm
Posted On: February 16, 2015, 8:36 pm
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Mobile Uploads
Check out what arrived today! Who wants one?? Help us get to 15k to kick off the '15 season! Once we hit the huge milestone of 15,000 followers, we'll randomly choose 100 awesome followers to receive their own 2015 Axalta Racing @[70210011053:274:Jeff Gordon] hero cards before anyone else has a chance to get their hands on them! Stay tuned this week for sneak peeks into this year's incredible card!!
Posted On: February 16, 2015, 7:11 pm
If you're a Corvette lover, you will not want to miss AmeriCarna tomorrow night! Old Racecar vs. New Racecar

Posted On: February 16, 2015, 7:02 pm
Want a sneak peak of a few things you will see next week on the Season 2 premiere of AmeriCarna?

Ray Evernham has at least one thing in common with millions of other Americans -- he loves the rich, diverse history of U.S. automobiles. In
Posted On: February 13, 2015, 7:21 pm
Here's a #TBT sneak peak of another car you will see next week. Do you know what's so historic about this Corvette?

Posted On: February 12, 2015, 8:58 pm



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How do you like the look of that Camaro? Who knew that movie cars get makeup too. #AmeriCarna
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.@JerryHorton is a true car guy. Check him out on @paparoach’s new album #FEAR!
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How cool is that!? #AmeriCarna on the sign in front of the Fox Theatre in Pomona!
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Ray Claridge has made some of the most iconic movie cars of all time. His facility would blow any car guy away! #AmeriCarna
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More movie cars and a famous musician/car nut coming up next! #AmeriCarna
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Who knew that Hell’s Chariot would end up on Craigslist!? #AmeriCarna
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Did you know they actually raced that car in a @NASCAR event to film Days of Thunder? #AmeriCarna
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Another brand new episode of #AmeriCarna is starting right now on @Velocity!
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Tune in to @Velocity in 30 minutes for another all-new episode of #AmeriCarna! Movie cars and @jerryhorton!
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Ever wonder how movie studios cast and produce cars? This week @RayEvernham and @Valvoline head out west to find out! http://t.co/wRtb0KkWXj
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SCHEDULE CHANGE: tomorrow's new episode will now be “Million Dollar Movie Cars” featuring @JerryHorton of @paparoach! http://t.co/T8PJ76Kc1Y
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This Tuesday we find some @Forgotten_Fiber and investigate the impact World War II had on #AmeriCarna! http://t.co/YcV8qEkaUs