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 take a look at the compact and limited weld action planned for the Blizzard Bash brackets, welcoming compact standout Jacob Wood and Cadillac pro Rob Heuer.
We catch up with Spinning Wheels’ Jeremy Gulley and Road Rage Entertainment’s Jake Sherman to look at the upcoming New Year’s Eve party raffle cars, and look at their busy 2018 plans
In a hard-hitting 201st Episode, we talk with Josh Wilkins about the upcoming Chaos in the Valley event in Woodstock, VA, and then turn to some of our favorite Topeka Hammer drivers, Kyle Pudiwitr, Mike Wurth and Capital City Carnage mad dog award winner Teddy Papadopoulos.
This week, we catch up with Matt Ertman regarding the May 6-7 Crossroads of Destruction show in Albert Lea, MN and then we talk with Jim Olin as he prepares for the launch of Speedworld 2016 at the Finger Lakes Mall in Auburn where James Brown will debut his new RC derby track during the Jailbreak in the Prison City RC Derby.
This week, open with memories of Jesse Howe, a storied southern tier driver who was beloved by many. Then, we look back on the busy week between NAPA WinterSLAM and the Northeast Derby Banquet in Owego, and discuss with Jake Sherman his experience in the compact division at WinterSLAM. At the end, we catch up with an elated Ed Brewster, who with JMW and Cow RC Demo Derby joined Tyler Spittle in hosting the first-ever rc derby at the Motorama Event in Harrisburg, PA. HT RC also hosted a $1,000 to win rc derby over the weekend in Ohio, drawning more than 50 cars.
This week, we argue a lot: who is more overlooked? The compact guys, or the truck drivers? Paul Cox, a truck driver weighs in from Utah and we talk with compact standout Andy Larkins in Ohio.
We turn things to the conversation of small cars again to close out February; Guy Raymond returns for his second visit to the studio while we welcome Shenandoah County Tuesday Night Champion Greg Alger and then NY State Champion Andrew Vona on the DerbyParts.com hotline.
We also break news about the budding Alternate State Championship program planned for all-comers, paying $1,500-to-win minimum to four- and six-cylinder drivers Sept. 13 2014 at Weedsport Speedway. Brian Sipple is promoting the event.
Our first of what will be many compact specials with Guy Raymond, Brad Cline, Kenny Kuehn and Mike Felice