James Brown stops in to talk about having his derby car at the Geneva City Cruisin’ NIght and his win at the Ontario County Fair. From there, we talk with Sam Bandow, who won Stirrin’ Dirt Racing’s Wasatch Wipeout event in Utah. In New York, Mike Ingraham is preparing a sub-framed Mopar for Spinning Wheels’ Imperials Vs. The World event Sunday at Otsego County Fairgrounds in Morris, NY.
Justin Riley won at the Land of Legends Raceway over the weekend. A 30-car derby anchored the weekend’s racing action; Tony Wise was second and Jerry Ott was third. Justin joins us by phone and event heavy-hitter Zach Herman visits the studio. We round out the program with John King, who has some changes forthcoming for 2019, and will host a derby Saturday at Fulton Speedway. Joey Pernice joins us late to celebrate his win at New Alex in Pennsylvania.
We look ahead to the opening events for the region’s dirt tracks, and talk to Steven Ovens about the Saturday’s kickoff at Woodhull Raceway.
Learn about the origins of the famous Canandaigua landmark, Sonnenberg Gardens. This episode takes you through the transformation of the property and ownership over the past century and a half at the Sonnenberg mansion and grounds. Seneca County Historian Walter Gable presents the first in his series of famous historic places in the Finger Lakes.