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Vintage Cars






We believe every car has its purpose, that the best roads are still out there, and car culture is alive and well. 

The Driving Standard started as a blog back in 2012 and then made a comeback in 2019 as the current podcast with hosts Matt Bonno and Mike Smith.

Available for free on iTunes, Spotify, Pandora, iHeartRadio, Castbox, SoundCloud, and more!


meet the hosts


matt bonno

From the swampy drag strips in Florida to the salty speedway at Bonneville, Matt has been racing and rebuilding cars for over 16 years. Pony cars, 4x4s, hot rods, tuners, and sports cars have all been parked in Matt's garage. 

mike smith

Mike started with slot cars as a kid, moved to karts in 20s, and is now at home racing at the local road course. From virtual racing to real racing, Mike is most comfortable behind the wheel of something fast.

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in the garage




1990 acura integra - honda challenge

1955 chevrolet 150 2dr

1977 chevrolet monza v8

2005 chevrolet corvette

2019 hyundai veloster n 

2002 jeep tj


Sports Car

"The Vette has a new noise..."

"Have you ever heard an African parrot?"

series 3: episode 6