Tonight, fresh off signing a new lease on the Land of Legends Raceway at the Ontario County Fairgrounds, promoter Paul Cole joins LOLR announcer and guest co-host Steven Ovens.
Jason Oldfield, the director of the Western New York Super Rod Association and host of FL1’s Final Round Drag Racing Podcast joins us to catch up on a special New Year’s edition of the 31st Lap, and we hit on a bunch of the developing off-season news and notes.
Mike Mallett returns to the program for episode #259 of The 31st Lap Podcast on FingerLakes1.com. Mike is one of the owners of Dirt Track Digest.
We look ahead to this weekend’s US Open at New York International Raceway Park at Lancaster Speedway, and hit on some of the action that keeps the Finger Lakes region so busy.
We welcome Land of Legends Raceway announcer Steven Ovens via Skype to talk with Sportsman star Matt Janczuk. We also look ahead to the weekend’ 410 sprint offerings at Outlaw and Weedsport, where Tony Stewart’s All Star Circuit of Champions will visit Friday and Sunday, respectively.
We welcome Jeremie Corcoran to the program with a look ahead to the upcoming Syracuse Motorsports Expo at the Center of Progress Building at the New York State Fairgrounds in Syracuse this weekend, running 10-8 on Saturday and 114 on Sunday. This pairs nicely with the Indoor Racing Series stop at the Exposition Center off Gate 2, racing full programs Friday and Saturday night. Action starts for the TQs, Slingshots and Champ Karts at 7:30 pm Friday and 7 pm Saturday.
Ben Karlsen, of Stanley, will bring his 602 Sportsman to Florida to participate in the 602 Winter Nationals at Lake City’s North Florida Speedway next month. Running without a sponsor, he will donate a share of his winnings to the K9s for Warriors program, who provide service dogs to veterans recovering from traumatic injury, service-related injury and PTSD.
We welcome longtime friend of the show Dean Reynolds, Director of Series and Sanctioning, DIRTcar Northeast for a look at what his new DIRTcar position is like, and how life has changed with the DIRTcar Nationals in Florida just over a month away.
We welcome 27-year racing veteran Paul Crynock III to the show for the first time, and recap the busy fall season in CNY.
We return to the air to talk about the racing in the region and catch up with Steven Ovens regarding the action in the Southern Tier.
Jimmy Phelps, Modified star and General Manager of Weedsport Speedway, joins us to talk about the arrival of Tony Stewart’s Arcitc Cat All Star Circuit of Champions this weekend (June 10) at Weedsport.
Getting ready for the upcoming season kickoffs, Dave DuBois has partnered with Badge of Honor and the Horseheads, NY Army Recruitment station for 2018. He comes on to talk about the family-owned ride, and the goals of the season both on and off the track.