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.
Matt Sheppard talks about his history at Black Rock Speedway, the preparation that goes into mapping out a full-time racing schedule and the economic challenges of picking events and following the Super DIRTcar Tour. We talk about the teams that have drifted away from motorsports and the current ‘super teams’ and the taxes on those programs wishing to run in multiple regions. We select out 31st Lap DickDragonMotorsports.com fantasy team, and Dusty Heistand comes on to promote his 2012 debut at Big Diamond Raceway in the coming weeks.
John Baumes stops in to talk about the difficulty of running his own (fantasy) racing tour. Bobby Varin talks about the challenges of racing a sprint car and modified, selling his cows to get a start in racing, his first laps in a street stock, and racing side-by-side with his son Danny at Glen Ridge Motorsports Park. We also take a short look at DIRTcar and Can-Am Motorsports Park and the swirling rumors of the two parting ways… We also discuss the value and perils of credentials, and helped welcome Shane Andrews to Canandaigua Motorsports Park as the 2012 track announcer.