Tag Archives: Jason Sides

Episode 52 ..::.. Three-Peat

We catch up with Matt Sheppard and talk about his third consecutive Mr. DIRTcar Modified Championship. Sheppard stands as the first driver to ever win three straight Mr. DIRTcar Modified titles. He also reveals plans to race at Black Rock Speedway between Friday’s Canandaigua Motorsports Park banquet and the DIRTcar Northeast banquet Saturday night.

We also preview our live appearance scheduled for Nov. 17 at the National Parts Peddler Trade Show at the New York State Fairgrounds, and interview NPP owner Corky Stockham.

Sheppard: 15:00
Stockham 47:00

Upcoming events:
Black Rock Speedway, Nov. 10
31st Lap Live: National Parts Peddler Trade Show, Nov 16-17
Hagerstown Speedway’s Brawl in the Fall moved to March 17

31st Lap Episode 50 ..::.. 358 Debate

Breaking news about New Egypt Speedway’s decision to go 358-Modified racing and drop their big block program, we debate multiple facets of the decision with our web chatters. We also interview Justin Haers, Modified National Open winner Ryan Susice and Jessica Power.
Episode 50
We also look at what changes are on the horizon after Port Royal and Williams Grove opt for a tire deal with Hoosier, following the lead of Knoxville, and Freemont and Attica in Ohio.

The All Star Circuit of Champions and WoO Sprints are rumored to be going with American Racer.

… I did accidentally curse when talking about Adam Ross messing with me… I apologize.

Funeral Arrangements for Glen Gould are as follows: Saturday October 27th, 12:30-3:00 pm Visitation, 3:00 pm Memorial Service Followed by Reception for All. Visitation, Service and Reception to be held at River Community Church, Rt 12E, Clayton, NY.

Ryan Susice – 12:00
Justin Haers – 38:00
Jessica Power – 50:00

Upcoming events:
Octoberfest at Hagerstown, MD Oct 27
National QuaterMiler at Five Mile Point Oct. 27
World Finals AT Charlotte, Nov. 2-3
Demolition Derby & Enduro at Black Rock, Nov. 2
National Parts Peddler Trade Show, Nov 16-17

31st Lap Episode 49 ..::.. Come Camp Out

Jeff Hachmann, of DIRTcar, talks about the successes of Super DIRT Week and John debates the camping situation on the infield. Rocky Warner talks about his transition to Sportsman racing from the Pro Stock, and his love of the Full Fendered Division, and Jeremie Corcoran talks about the new surface going on Canandaigua Speedway, and breaks news regarding his 2013 Season Opener. He also announces he is working to secure several dates with Tony Stewart at Canandaigua Motorsports Park.

canandaigua will be opening with an open tire Sportsman event in April 2013.

Glen Ridge Motorsports Park will not be closing; more on that as it develops.

Eastern States Weekend Picks
Mike – Jerry Higbie
Rich – Jimmy Phelps
Chris – Billy Decker
John – Bobby Varin

Upcoming events:
Eastern States Weekend Oct 19-21
Dutch Hoag National Open Oct 20
Delaware State Championships Oct 19-21
Octoberfest at Hagerstown, MD Oct 27
National QuaterMiler at Five Mile Point Oct. 27
World Finals AT Charlotte, Nov. 2-3
Demolition Derby & Enduro at Black Rock, Nov. 2
National Parts Peddler Trade Show, Nov 16-17

Jeff Hachmann 10:00
Rocky Warner 27:00
Jeremie Corcoran 55:00

Episode 39 ..::.. What Lies Ahead

This week, we welcome Betty Sherwood of the Spaulding Foundation for Injured Drivers to the 31st Lap to talk a little bit about the plight of race drivers and what lies ahead for them if injured. Beth also talks about an upcoming fundraiser regarding for the Spaulding Foundation in Watkins Glen.

Mike Payne drops in by phone to talk about the season as owner of the successful No. 27J driven by Danny Johnson on the DIRTcar Circuit and at Canandaigua Motorsports Park.

We also catch up with Jamie St. Mary, a member of the reknown PowerTeam in northern NY as he prepares for the upcoming Franklin County Fair in Malone, NY. There will be a full-size derby up there on Saturday August 4.

The Spalding Foundation will host the Celebrity Challenge race at Seneca Grand Prix Carts next Thursday Night, featuring Alan Bestwick and Jeff Green and Eric Darnell. Be sure to visit spaldingfoundation.org for details

A Denny Decker Benefit Golf Tournament is scheduled for Aug. 26 at 1 pm at Belden Hill Golf Course near Port Crane, NY. Cost is $60/person or $240/team. Contact Luke Miller at  (607) 221-8045 or through Facebook, or Tim Hayes at (607) 237-7768 for more details.

Sherwood: 20:00
Payne: 40:00
St. Mary:  1:20:00