This week, we welcome Canadian Sprint Nationals Champion Jessica Zemken to the program and catch up with I-88 Speedway Modified Champion Brett Tonkin.
This week, Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints’ Dean Reynolds helps welcome ESS Veteran Mike Stelter and modified pilot-turned-sprint regular Dave Axton to the 31st Lap.
This week, John Baumes and Steven Ovens are in studio to talk about NASCAR’s Camping World Truck Series event at Eldora, and Mike Mahaney weighs in on his two-win weekend. Mahaney won the BD Motorsports-promoted Crazy 8s at I-88 Speedway in Afton, NY and held off Stewart Friesen in Sunday’s make-up feature at Utica-Rome.
Fully into the postseason money races, the 31st Lap dives head-first into the Modified stars, chatting with Mohawk SDS Modified winner Jimmy Phelps and then Pennsylvania regular Jeff Strunk. DIRTcar NE Series Director Joe Skotnicki drops by for a quick Q&A and we finish with a discussion about DIRT Week with Finish Line Web Design’s Craig Revelle and then Freedom 76er runner-up Bobby Varin.
This week, we chat with first-time guest Frank ‘Bubba’ Burnell. We’ll also check in with Jeff Hachmann of DIRTcar.
We dive into a diverse mailbag, talk about Rich’s upcoming Sportsman endeavors and the wonders of Steak-flavored Great Value brand Potato Chips.
The mailbag prompts a spirited discussion between Rich and John on safety, and then age of kids allowed in the pit area.
At Grandview, Duane Howard flipped in his heat race, and started 27th. He rallied to finish 2nd, and wrapped up the track title and the American Racer Cup, his second in three seasons.
Sept 10 at 11:30 am, the DIRTcar Modifieds will parade through Syracuse, starting at Destiny USA as prep for Super DIRT Week.