Kenny Haas talks about Joey Lagano’s win at the Daytona 500 on Sunday and he also gives his reaction to the winners and losers at the Academy Awards ceremony.
We look at the upcoming schedule for Rolling Wheels Raceway, argue the value of handicapping versus open draws at weekly venues, and welcome multi-time 2012 winner Brett Hearn and first-time ESS winner Sammy Reakes IV to the program.
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Sammy woke up Sunday with thinking his win was a dream and talks about his upcoming season in a 360 Sprint Car. Brett won his third straight at Lebanon Valley, and is the first driver to do that in 10 years. He also talks about the move of his ‘The Big One’ event to Albany-Saratoga.
In breaking news, Mike announces the Tom Ames Dedication to Racing event scheduled for full-fendered cars at Rolling Wheels Raceway July 3. The event will be for full-fendered cars, and will be 27 laps in distance, in honor of Tom’s favorite driver’s number, Danny Johnson (27J). DIRTcar is also working with Dirt Track Digest to make the event happen, and Mike expressed deep appreciation for that.
We had a ball chatting with Tim McCreadie and Justin Haers, we talked about Sammy Swindell’s progress at the Chili Bowl and dabbled with the NASCAR silly season!
This week, we chat with Canandaigua Motorsports Park 2011 Sportsman Division Champion Dan Weisner about Canandaigua Motorsports Park staying with DIRTcar, John Baumes about the upcoming Chili Bowl, and we talk about NASCAR’s silly season and some of our own racing tales of woe…
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