Getting ready for the upcoming season kickoffs, Dave DuBois has partnered with Badge of Honor and the Horseheads, NY Army Recruitment station for 2018. He comes on to talk about the family-owned ride, and the goals of the season both on and off the track.
This week, we talk with 10-time Canandaigua Motorsports Park champion Mike Welch about the changes in the full-fendered divisions at CMP, and his upcoming season.
This week, we welcome Steve Pesarek to the 31st Lap, with car chief Billy Twist. Pesarek and Twist will be launching an assault again this year, with the plans of running a full crate late model in the Northeast. Pesarek has seen a resurgence in his career, spending time away from racing before a return to Canandaigua’s Pro Stock Class. Last year, the 69-year old pilot compiled seven wins.
Super DIRT Week has a new home for 2016 as Gov. Cuomo announces the event will relocate to Glenn Donnelly’s Central New York Raceway Park in Hastings after the stands are torn down in renovation efforts continue at the Syracuse Mile.
Steven Ovens checks in on the topic, we look ahead to the Outlaw 200, and we catch up with Jared Hill, the Street Stock Champion from Black Rock Speedway
Rich and Chris catch up with Matt DeLorenzo regarding his new role as promoter at Fonda, and then we catch up with Canandaigua Motorsports Park’s resident stock division king, Mike Welch.
This week, we welcome I-88 Speedway Track Champion Mike Mahaney back to the 31st Lap to discuss his stellar season. Then, we catch up with Jeff Strunk in the wake of his fifth career Freedom 76’er victory in the 43rd running of the event at Grandview Speedway before turning to DIRTcar NE Marketing Director Jeff Hachmann for an update on Super DIRT Week.
Stewart Friesen celebrates his fourth career sprint car victory on the air following his $7,000 win in the Cole Cup at Utica Rome Speedway. Dan Creeden and DIRTcar NE Director of Marketing Jeff Hachmann also stop in for quick visits, and we discuss the intentions of NASCAR’s MWR team in the regular season finale.
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.
Shawn Donath stops in to hang out with Chris on the 100th post by the 31st Lap / 31st Lap Live Podcast tandem.
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.