Gary Jason and Sharon Hughes join us for Episode 68. They represent the renamed New York International Raceway Park (formerly Lancaster National Speedway) and join us to talk about the direction and future of the strip and oval. Hughes serves as the drag race director.
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.
Ray Thurston IV joins us, and Ed McCleaft makes his return to the Final Round on a double-header episode!
We welcome John Sebastian to the program, to discuss a litany of topics, including the upcoming Niagara Reunion, his model car habits, drag racing career and action at Lancaster.
Brandon Terry comes back on the air to talk about the happenings in Richmond and the RVA List competitors. Jason Blankenship (Super Street) and Mike Ratliff (Ultimate Street) finished the year atop the RVA standings.
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.
Chris Van Baalen joins us as he prepares for a big opening weekend. Van Baalen will be racing Friday with the TNT Series at Lancaster, and then Saturday at Empire Dragway.
Nebraska racer Wil Steinbeck talks about his time building and racing in the American plains. We also talk about the local happenings, including the Hall of Fame Inductions at Lancaster, the IHRA Pro-Am and TNT Super Series events, and the two WNY SuperRod Assoc. series races.
This week, we talk with Rick Clarke following his win at the Kings of Old School event in Whitney Point, NY then we talk with Tanner Werkhoven, the driver who broke his femur in 3 places at the Mandan, ND team show Saturday.
This week, we recap WinterSlam 2016 and talk with 80’s Chain Class winner Stacy Flynn and then compact class winner Jerad Ryan. We also discuss the Valentine’s Day Massacre at DeSoto Speedway in Bradenton, Fla. and Randy Randy Mosloski’s impressive showing in the leftover weld class with his compact heat-winning Lumina. We finish up with a quick conversation with Jordan Rutherford about the Mo-Ohio Championships this weekend.
Live From Inspection Line at Crossroads of Destruction in Albert Lea, MN
Live 12:30 central time Pre-race show from Crossroads of Destruction