Guy Raymond has two wins and a second in his last three starts, and they came within a week of each other for the hometown-focused driver. We will catch up with him and then shift gears to Brenden Whisman, who won the Rear Wheel Drive Super Stocks at Courthouse Crash.
Josh Decker comes on with a Spinning Wheels update, including notes on the Meltdown update. We will also follow up with Ryan Shofner, a real-world derby driver who won Friday’s virtual Sin City Showdown with the Realistic Derby Project.
A full weekend of activity brings us to a busy Monday. We will catch up with Kristi and Devon Germain to follow up on their experience as first-time promoters. We will also criss-cross the Midwest to touch on Urban Destruction, Domination Motorsports, Unified Point Series action and 448 Promotions events.
We follow up with Don Santel following his win on the Unified Points Series trail, and then catch up with Brandon Thomas. Full Throttle Promotions has more than 100 cars pre-registered for their event coming up in two weeks. We also take a moment to reflect on Rick Engelhardt, Dave Kessler and Larry McBryar.
We have a stacked show this week. There was plenty of derby action around the United States. Matt Wingrove pulled down a popular finish at Roaring Knob and the Unified Points Series saw some shuffling. We will touch base with Jamie Rake, following his win at the Midsummer Meltdown event. Jacob Pruismann kicked off his series over the weekend, and we will hear from Casey Smith at Smith Metal Works. Its going to be a packed hour!
We catch up with Nick King, who ran several events over the weekend after a winning team effort at Mayhem, and we look at what Iron City Promotions has been up to. We finished with an update from the Unified Point Series, who was also busy this weekend.
Tonight, we celebrate episode No. 100. We will look back at some of our favorite moments from the last two years, and we will open the phone lines for you guys to call in (315-712-0104) with questions and comments.
We finish with a recap of Brookfield Wheel Days, including interviews with the winners.
Team Martin Shirts are being sent into print this weekend. Jump online and pre-order yours. This is being done as a fundraiser for the Gulley Family, who learned their son Martin has San Filipo’s. Also, all donations made to: http://shop.smashedempire.com/products/crash-course-donation during Episode 100 will go to the Gulley family.
This week, we look ahead locally to the Yates County Fair and Northeast Championship’s conclusion, recap Hot Rockin’ Fourth and look at this Saturday’s rescheduled Keystone Nationals. Tom Woodbury calls-in and Scott Keefer joins in-studio.
We have a huge show on deck… we will be talking first with Clay Stuart, winner of the 2015 Kings of Destruction, then Don Long, winner of 2015 Metal Mayhem. Then, we turn our attention to the Keystone Nationals, and have a fastest five minutes with Promoter Bo Lockwood, Dave Diver from Big Rock, Rich Ridinger, Josh Kuhens and Cory Roman!