We welcome longtime friend of the show Dean Reynolds, Director of Series and Sanctioning, DIRTcar Northeast for a look at what his new DIRTcar position is like, and how life has changed with the DIRTcar Nationals in Florida just over a month away.
A full house welcomes Mike’s return to the 31st Lap Studio. Jimmy Blewett stops in to talk about his two-win weekend, taking dirt modified wins Thursday at Bridgeport and then backed that up Saturday at New Egypt. We also catch up with DIRTcar NE Marketing Director Jeff Hachmann, and a local race fan calls in to give his perspective on Rolling Wheels.
Tonight, we welcome a full house back to the studio (minus Mike), to chat with Pete Stefanski (Pro Stock winner from Utica-Rome) and the winner from East Bay Raceway in Floriday, Buzzie Reutimann. Reutimann is a 1997 Dirt Motorsports Hall of Fame inductee.
This week, John comes back to the studio and is joined by RaceChaser Online columnist Steven Ovens and Dirt Motorsports Hall of Fame photographer Jay Fish. The night kicks off with Billy Dunn, fresh off a win at Canandaigua and a solid showing in the Modified Super DIRTcar Series events this week. Then, on the local level, we catch up with Brady Fultz, who rattled off a pair of wins at Black Rock in the same night. We conclude with Dan Creeden, winner of the Battle for the Bull Ring.
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This week, Mike returns to the show, and we’re joined again by John Baumes and Steven Ovens. We discuss the whereabouts of Rich and Dirt Motorsports Hall of Fame rep Jay Fish, and we also catch up with Ransomville regular CHad Brachmann, who won Monday’s 38-Modified event at Ohsweken. Then, we chat with first-year 305 Sprint Car racer Kelly Hebing. Hebing is the daughter Chuck Hebing.
This week, Chris and Rich welcome by phone Australian-born Modified star Peter Britten to the program, and then chat with Canadian Mat Williamson about the opening races of the 358-Modified Super DIRTcar Series, at Cornwall Ontario Speedway and then Merrittville Speedway May 19 and 20.
On this live edition of the show, we welcome a host of drivers that were cruising the National Parts Peddler Trade Show at the New York State Fairgrounds in Syracuse.
Tyler Siri talks about winning Rookie of the Year honors (kind of), then Joey Ladouceur talks about his move up to Sportsman from Pro Stocks. Jimmy Phelps talks at length about his 2012 season, and his yet-to-be-decided 2013 plans. Jessica Power joins us for some talk about her 2012 season. Kreig Heroth, John and Mike have a quasi Fort Plain Reunion and disucss his 2012 Small Block Super Modified Championship.
This will supplant our weekly show Thursday. Have a happy and safe holiday!
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Danny Serrano talks about the addition of small block-powered cars to the modified division at New Egypt Speedway, and we talk about Stewart Friesen’s win in the annual King of the Can event at Penn Can Speedway.
Watch the recorded live webcast of this episode at FingerLakes1.TV.