Cory Reed Talks Big Fulton, Brewerton Weekends: Brewerton welcomes the Modified Super DIRTcar Series Friday night and then focuses on Outlaw 200 Weekend at Fulton October Sept 30-October 1.
We catch up with Jim Olin, who is organizing Finger Lakes Speedworld at the Fingerlakes Mall in Auburn. The event returns with a compliment of racecars, sanctioning bodies, and a variety of racing action (1/10th scale).
We catch up with Tyler Siri, the new owner of Outlaw Speeday – formerly Black Rock Speedway in Dundee. Then, we bring in Mike Mallett of Dirt Track Digest for some analysis regarding what this means for the region.
We return home for the first episode of our second season, celebrating our one year anniversary after spending the last week on the road with Super DIRT Week. We welcome Brett Hearn, the winner of the VP Small Engine Fuels 200 to the show, along with third-place finisher Jimmy Phelp and finish up with a chat with Danny Tyler, the narrow winner of Brett Deyo’s Short Track Super Nationals.
Brett Hearn 22:00
Danny Tyler 40:00
Jimmy Phelps 53:00
We do the first of six live shows during Super DIRT Week trackside at The Hurricane 100.
We chat with race winner Billy Decker, Stewart Friesen and Ryan Godown, and preview the upcoming schedule of shows.
This week, Mike Mahaney and Cory Reed stop by to talk about the Outlaw 200 at Fulton, scheduled for Saturday. Reed, the GM of the track, discusses the process of executing a show of this size. Mahaney won a guaranteed starting spot in winning the Fonda Season-ender, worth $12,000. Jeff Hachmann of DIRTcar Northeast then pops in to chat about the latest Super DIRT Week developments. Alex Bright comes in at the end to talk about his ARDC Win at New Egypt.
Mike Mahaney 14:00
Cory Reed 35:00
Tonight, we welcome the Guererri family to the 31st Lap.
Paul Guererri picked up his 31st career win at Canandaigua Motorsports Park. We catch up with him before Nick Guererri, and then Matt Guererri. Matt is a regular in the sportsman divison at Canandaigua Motorsports Park after moving out of the New Legends division last year. Frankie Guererri Jr. rounds out the quartet, and talks about his weekly battles in the New Legends Sportsman and pro stock ranks.
In an adventurous 35th episode, we welcome a total of six guests to the program! Vic Coffey is expected to be on, along with sit-in co-host Justin Henderson, Dan Harpell, Cody Bleau, Cory Reed and Luke Whitteker.
Justin backed up his first co-host endeavor with a win in Saturday’s heat and Sportsman feature at Canandaigua Motorsports Park. Dan Harpell stops by to pump the July 11 RoC event at Black Rock Speedway and Cory Reed stops in to talk about Tony Stewart’s appearance at Brewerton Speedway on July 18. Coffey chats up Canandaigua Motorsports Park, and Cody Bleau stops in to talk about his season at Fonda Speedway.
Driver of the Week: Justin Henderson, as co-host and winner (by default)
And we also fielded our third-ever call-in guest, DanDan from Dirt Track Digest’s forums!
Many thanks to DIRTcar and Rolling Wheels Raceway management for all their help, promotion and cooperation in making the Tom Ames Dedication to Racing event Tuesday July 3 at Rolling Wheels. It was a memorable event that was most appropriate in honoring Tom, a dear friend to the racing community and a dyed-in-the-wool supporter of the full-fender racers.
We’ll be live from Amy’s Checkered Flag on July 12. Make sure you stop in and say hi! The guest list includes (by phone) Bobby Allison, Mike McLaughlin, and Buzzie Reutimann, and in-person: Tom Fletcher, Stu Sheppard, John McArdle, John Podolak, Dave Rauscher, Bobby Parrow, Mike Stelter, Chuck Ciprich, Rollie Velte, Ron Narducci and many more. Racecars are welcome!
Larry Wight and Steve Poirier stop by to discuss the Methanol Meltdown and their plans for the 2012 season, we catch up on our Fantasy Racing teams with DickDragonMotorsports, we discuss Jarrett Andretti’s upcoming test session at Oswego Speedway and Davey Hamilton’s plans to race the Oswego Opener.
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Also in Episode 24:
Dean Reynolds can’t let a sprint car discussion pass without chiming in, and becomes our second official spontaneous call-in (and helps spike our online viewership in the process).
We lose ourselves talking about the wonders of rental go-kart racing and the potential 31st Lap Outing at a local kart racing joint.
We also discuss a new ‘your topics’ segment… and need our listener’s input on Facebook.
Above all, we express our condolences to the family of Tom Ames, who passed away unexpectedly in a tragic car accident last week. Tom and Mike were friends way back in the Fire on Dirt days of Dirt Track Digest.
This week, we recap how Mother Nature rained on everyone’s racing plans. We look forward to Eastern States Weekend and the Dutch Hoag National Open, and welcome local promoters Gary Montgomery and Cory Reed. We also chat with two-time SEF 200 winner Stewart Friesen.
Interviews in this Episode:
Gary Montgomery at 00:07:30
Stewart Friesen at 00:20:45
Cory Reed at 00:59:55