For the first time, Doug Manmiller visits the 31st Lap, and Dirt Motorsports Hall of Fame photographer and longtime friend of the show Jay Fish stops in for a live appearance. We also chat about our favorite tracks in and around the northeast, and career race/track/state counts.
For the first time, Bryan Clauson visits the 31st Lap, discussing his 2012 season and 2013 plans on the National Wingless Sprints stage. Clauson currently sits third in USAC’s National Sprint Standings. Clauson ran in the Indy 500 last year and currently drives for Tony Stewart Racing.
WE also look at the action from the past weekend, and ahead to a weather-plagued racing schedule. Fulton has already cancelled their Methanol Meltdown program for Saturday.
Picks for Five Mile:
Chris – Stewart Friesen
Mike – Bobby Varin
John – Danny Johnson
Rich – Brian Weaver
On the 60th Episode, we take a look at all the action upcoming at the DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park coming up next week, and then catch up with Stewart Friesen to talk about promoting big events. This season, he will join Brett Deyo to promote the Dirty Jersey 60 and Turnpike 25 June 18 at New Egypt Speedway in New Egypt, NJ.
Friesen also announced he will be headed down to race in the Modified events Feb 20-23 in Florida.
For details, visit www.bdmotorsportsmedia.com, or check out the Super DIRTcar Series page online at www.dirtmotorsports.com.
It was also announced the Empire Super Sprints will visit I-88 Speedway August 22 and will race on the asphalt at Evans Mills Raceway June 8.
A host of IMCA Modified drivers take us inside the IMCA Modified dynamic.
Rob Wilcox and partner in racing Dave Yehl come on to talk about their new social media venture, Liftin’ the Left Front, an IMCA Modified-dedicated fan page. They are using the site to help increase the visibility of the division.
East Region IMCA modified champion Kevan Cook also stops by, talking about how he has raced everything under the sun, yet always comes back to IMCA racing.
We also get into the topics of engines, tires and why IMCA mods don’t get the love the IMCA fans feel they deserve.
JJ Courcy and Phil Yaw drop in to discuss their IMCA racing.
Rob Wilcox 10:00
JJ Courcy 20:00
Kevan Cook 40:00
Dave Yehl 60:00
Walt Allen 70:00
We also have Sunny the SuperFan in studio to promote our upcoming live show at the Seneca Lake Duck Hunters Club at 2188 State Route 14, Penn Yan (14527 for GPS zipcodes).
Congrats to Kevin Swindell on his fourth straight Golden Driller, the headline trophy given to the winner of the annual Chili Bowl indoor midget race.