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Mayhem and More: Whaley, Benjamin ..::.. Crash Course #137

This week, we roll out some new projects, and discuss Metal Mayhem 2016 with winner Vic Whaley Jr, and then talk with CNY regular Mark Benjamin, who won his fifth straight stock class feature at the annual Bath Father’s Day show. This year, the show was held under new leadership, and dubbed the Summer Smash.

Clarke, Werkhoven ..::.. Crash Course #136

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.

T-Bone, Terlouw, Kunkel, Ossman, Kings of Old School ..::.. Crash Course #135

This week, look ahead to a busy weekend. Steve Terlouw and Lunatic Promotions will host the $25,000-plus T-Bone Memorial in Oskaloosa, Iowa and locally, Kings of Old School is slated for Saturday and Sunday in Whitney Point, NY. Joining us to talk about that is Pat Ossman, who had a very good chance of winning the June edition of KoOS last year. In between, we catch up with Dillon Kunkel, who won the R&R Promotions event in Denison, Iowa this weekend. Joining us to talk about that is Pat Ossman, who had a very good chance of winning the June edition of KoOS last year.

Bash for Cash 2016 Recap ..::.. Crash Course #134

This week, we recap the 2016 Bash for Cash, with Johnny Gayhart’s crew chief Richard Haag Jr., Compact winner David Tillery and RC host Ed Brewster.

Bash for Cash Preview:Johnson, King, Clark .::. Crash Course #133

This week, we look ahead to the 2016 Bash for Cash. The summer’s premier derby rolls out Friday with inspections and qualifying for the compacts; Sunday’s features include Turn Back the Clock, Old Iron and Compacts, with each paying in excess of $10,000. We catch up with Smash It Promoter Tim Clark, and then Nick King, who built the compact raffle car. We open the show with Zach Johnson, who followed up his Spring Explosion team victory with a win at Saturday’s Drive for Five in Elkhorn, Wisc.

Heavy Hitters and Old Iron: Layton, Bowman, Gullo, Hickman. .::.. Crash Course #132

This week, we take a look back May Mania event and the return to the Golden Spike Arena, with a focus on the old iron. We talk with Johnny Gullo about Utah and their old iron, May Mania Mad Dogs Robby Layton and Brad Bowman and then switch gears to talk with Eli Hickman about his old iron run at Crossroads. All this leads to Josh’s run in the old iron wire class at Bash For Cash in two weeks!

Crossroads Recap, May Mania Preview ..::.. Crash Course #131

This week, we take a look back at Crossroads of Destruction with co-promoter Matt Ertman and competitor Cody Mathews. Then, we talk with Johnny Gullo and Gumby Simko about this weeekend’s May Mania event and the return to the Golden Spike Arena!

Brellinger and Bandow: How hard is too hard ..::.. Crash Course #128

This week, we look into how hard is too hard. We talk first with Tony Brellinger, who we invited on talk about his run at Spring Explosion in the compacts. Then, we talk with notoriously hard driver Sam Bandow, regarding his upcoming runs at Captial City Carnage (April 29-30), Crossroads of Destruction (May 6-7) and then Bash for Cash Memorial Day Weekend.

Swingle, Wolfanger and Morgan ..::.. Crash Course #127

This week, we meet Kenny Swingle and Andy Wolfanger, discussing the local landscape in the Finger Lakes and they pull the curtains off a unique perk for the Caledona Crash and Jam Festival. Then, we stay in the hobby stock realm as we talk with Todd Morgan, who is running the hobo class at Capital City Carnage later this month.

Williams, Heuer, Brodzinski talk CCC ..::.. Crash Course #126

This week, we start a half-hour earlier than usual, welcoming Sam Williams, Rob Heuer and Jason Brodzinski to talk about Capital City Carnage, the Climax 100,000, the raffle car and the UD Fantasy Leagues.

FTR Spring Showdown and Mike Brown ..::.. Crash Course #125

This week, we open with a conversation about how the FTR Spring Showdown came to be, and then follow up with Mike Brown regarding the whereabouts of his Blizzard Bash Cadillac that never ran.

Pete Hansen and Zach Riggs look ahead to 2016 ..::.. Crash Course #122

We welcome Pete Hansen back for another incomparable appearance, and Zach Riggs joins us for his first podcast appearance.