Past Gas #217: Pablo Escobar Was a Racing Champion?!

Past Gas by Donut Media

18-12-2023 • 53 mins

During the 80s and early 90s, Pablo Escobar was the richest, most ruthless cocaine trafficker in the world. But before his life was monopolized by drugs, money, and gang wars, Pablo was a man with a simple dream: to be a race car driver. And for two memorable seasons in the Colombian circuit, Pablo cheated and stole his way onto a championship podium. But how did he do it? What driver did he bring up on the way? And did everyone know his REAL job?! Today on Past Gas: the brief but insane racing career of cocaine kingpin Pablo Escobar. Go to and use code gas for a first deposit match up to $100! More about Show: Follow Nolan on IG and Twitter @nolanjsykes.   Follow Joe on IG and Twitter @joegweber. Follow Donut @donutmedia, and subscribe to our Youtube and Facebook channels!   Don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast for free wherever you're listening or using this link: If you like the show, telling a friend about it would be helpful! You can text, email, Tweet, or send this link to a friend: Learn more about your ad choices. Visit