Tag Archives: Empire Dragway

Pete Maduri 2019 TNT Super Series Champion ..::.. The Final Round Podcast #070

Pete Maduri joins us to reflect on a championship-winning campaign with the TNT Super Series.

Joe Boniferro, TNT Super Series Recap ..::.. The Final Round Podcast #069

Joe Boniferro, Director of Competition for the TNT Series joins us as we take a look at the 2019 highlights from the TNT Super Series, which concluded this year’s campaign over the weekend at Empire Dragway.

MIke Beard, John Cira, Bill Fritzke ..::.. The Final Round Podcast #067

Mike Beard joins us via skype for this edition of the Final Round. Mike is a storied bracket racer, multi-time National event winner, racer promoter (Loose Rocker Promotions), and was recently named Drag Champ’s No. 1 Sportsman Racer. We shift gears and welcome John Cira, who will touch on his High Roller Events Labor Day Weekend at Empire Dragway. We finish our fast hour talking with Bill Fritzke, who is working on a fundraiser project to benefit the Maras Family.

Remembering Randy Schweitz, Doug Lynden joins us ..::.. The Final Round Podcast #063

We welcome Racin’ Randy Salerno to the show to remember his friend and ours, Randy Schweitz, who passed unexpectedly May 17, 2019. We shift gears and welcome Doug Lynden to the show as well.

Mark Herbold ..::.. The Final Round Podcast #062

Mark Herbold joins us for another Thursday night of drag racing talk! Herbold is a long-time .90 racer who will run with the TNT Series again in 2019.

Remembering Dick Oldfield ..::.. The Final Round Podcast #060

We reflect on the contributions to the sport of Dick Oldfield, who recently passed on.

A.J. Buchanan, Doug Elkins ..::.. The Final Round Podcast #049

Dragway 42 Champion A.J. Buchanan joins us to talk about his season at Dragway 42 and Norwalk, and we catch up with Post-Standard Motorsports writer Doug Elkins to talk about local track and and drag racing media coverage.

Patrick Boniferro TNT Super Series Champion ..::.. The Final Round Podcast #048

Patrick Boniferro, newly crowned TNT Super Series Champion joins us for a discussion about the season, and the title run.

Ted Barnes, Carl Drake Jr. ..::.. Final Round Podcast #047

Ted Barnes joins us to preview the finale of the TNT Super Series at Empire this weekend, then Carl Drake Jr. joins us from his shop. Drake scored a huge $75,000 victory in the Buckeye Bracket Nationals at Dragway 42, and ran to a runner-up finish in the Twin Tens at Empire.