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Episode 44 - The Season Has Begun!

We finally got to go racing! Duane and Elliott sit down and talk about their trip to the season opener at Attica Raceway Park! There were lots of cars and lots of action at the Ohio speed plant which never disappoints. We also cover the results from the Lucas Oil Dirt Late Model series, The All Star sprint series and the King of the Commonwealth in Virginia. We also talk some flat track racing in our area.


Episode 43 - Little Eldora Speedway

In this episode Nicole returns to talk about her experience at Little Eldora Speedway. We also talk about what races we are looking forward to in 2018 and some of the wrecks we have seen over the years!


Episode 42 - Supercross, Shifting Gears and the All Star sprints

We're back! Sorry for the week off. You'll hear all about it in this episode. We also talk about Duane's trip to the Monster Energy Supercross race in Indianapolis, while it may not be dirt cars its still one of the largest attended motor sports in the country. We find out why in this episode. The All Start Circuit of Champions sprint car series released their driver roster for 2018 and wow is it full of big names! We also review the new dirt movie Shifting Gears and Lawrenceburg Speedway!


Episode 41- Actor Keith Harris

This week we sit down and talk to Keith Harris about the new dirt track themed movie Shifting Gears. Keith served as the lead actor as well as a writer/producer for the new film. It releases Friday March 23rd in limited theaters and digitally. You may also recognize Keith from his role as Dr Harlan Carson on AMC's "The Walking Dead". He has worked with actors such as Nick Offerman, Nick Nolte, Robert Redford and Burt Reynolds.


Episode 40 - Hoserville and Stupid Track Owners

In this episode Duane Hancock joins us to recap the Hoserville Ohio benefit auction. They raised $6200 for injured drivers. There were items from Nascar drivers to sprint car driver to late model drivers up for grabs. We also talk about the fall of Millstream Speedway and the idiots that own the property. They have held the track hostage long enough and we talk about what Shane Helms leaving may mean for the dormant facility. We also talk a little about Kevin Harvick and Tony Stewart's...


Episode 39 - 5 Drivers to Watch in 2018

In this episode we sit down and compile a list of the top 5 drivers to watch in 2018. There is everything from sprint car drivers to late model drivers, to wingless sprint car drivers on our lists. We also talk a little more about the Dirt Million website was launched on March 1st and how the Mansfield Motor Speedway event has already seen an increase in purse money. Duane also fills us in on some more items he received for the Hoserville Ohio auction!


The 5 Best and Worst Dirt Racing Series

Duane Hancock joins us once again to have a little debate. We discuss what we think are the top best and worst series to follow in dirt racing. We talk through our choices and the reasons why we rank them in that order. You'll hear our takes on series like the World of Outlaws, The Lucas Oil Dirt Late Model series and more! We also talk about the upcoming Hoserville Ohio auction and some of the items that will be up for grabs on March 10th. We also discuss what a local racer is doing to...


Episode 37- Hudson O'Neal vs Tyler Erb

Randy joins us again to discuss the racing world. We talk about the Daytona 500 and the finish. We also talk about the state of NASCAR and their dropping ratings. We also talk about the big story out of Volusia Speedway for Florida Speedweeks. We say Tyler Erb and Hudson O'Neal get into a scuffle after the races one night, resulting in Tyler Erb getting arrested. We also talk about Barstool Sports and their firing of Michael Rapaport.


Episode 36 - Tony Stewart vs The World of Outlaws

This week Duane Hancock joins the show once again to talk all that is dirt racing. The big news this week is Tony Stewart taking on the World of Outlaws. We saw the dirt track twitter-sphere blowup after Tony tweeted that he is boycotting the World of Outlaws in 2018 after not being allowed to use his t-shirt trailer at Volusia County Speedway in Florida. We also talk a little about some pavement racing and the Daytona ARCA debacle. Then we tell you how drivers can win a STIDA drivers...


Episode 35- Florida Georgia Speed Week and the Return of Randy

This weeks episode we talk about the beginning of what looks to be an interesting speed weeks in Florida. We talk about the All Star Circuit of Sprints and their opening events at Bubba Raceway and the Lucas Oil Dirt Late Model series opening their schedule up at Golden Isles in Georgia. We saw Josh Richards come from the tail to win a feature and Chad Kemenah win an All Star race from 17th. Also Randy is back! We talk about what he's been up to the past couple of months.


Episode 34 - Brian Liskai

This weeks guest is Brian Liskai. Brian is the track announcer at Attica Raceway Park and Fremont Speedway on a weekly basis but has also announced at tracks like Knoxville Raceway and Mansfield Motor Speedway, among others. We talk about all kinds of racing in this one. Brian's dad was a sprint car racer in the Ohio tri-state area for many years. Brian also writes for Speed Sport News, Inside Line Promotions and hosts his own radio show called the Buckeye Speed Zone. We touch on the...


Episode 33 - Eldora Speedway's Larry Boos

This episode we had the pleasure of sitting down with Eldora Speedway Operations Director Larry Boos. Larry has been a staple at Eldora for many years. He worked under Earl Baltes and currently for Tony Stewart. This interview is fire! Larry tells us what it was like working with Earl and lots of other Earl stories. He also talks about the transformation on the facility over the years. Larry also fills us in on what its like hosting a NASCAR event and turning the facility around after one...


Episode 32 The Chili Bowl

Duane Hancock joins the podcast to talk about his trip to the 32nd annual Chili Bowl Nations. We saw Christopher Bell take the win over Rico Abreu after Kyle Larson fell out of the race with mechanical issues. Duane tells about the week and why it has gotten bigger every year. This year we saw a heavy NASCAR influence. We had drivers like Ricky Stenhouse, Kyle Larson and Christopher Bell from the NASCAR ranks as well as drivers like Kenny Wallace, Ken Schraeder and Tony Stewart as...


Episode 31- Looking at 2018

In this episode we keep is quick and simple. We pass along all a giant 'thank you' to our past guests and listeners! We also look ahead to 2018. We cover what some of our goals our and what we would like to try new! Also we ask you the listeners if there is a driver you want us to try and get on? We cant promise anything but if there is a person in dirt racing you would like an in depth interview on we will sure try for you! WE JUST WANT TO MAKE IT BIGGER AND BETTER FOR YOU! Thanks to...


Episode 30 - The Rumble in Fort Wayne

Joining Elliott in this episode is Jacob Layton. He is a former go-kart racer in the Ohio area. Elliott and Jake cover their trip to the Rumble in Fort Wayne. This year was the 20th running featuring Tony Stewart in the midget class. They talk about the action at the rumble and Jake's racing career as well as his time as a crew member for an ARCA truck series team. They also dive into the world of go-karting and everything it takes to run a winning go-kart operation. They also talk about...


Episode 29 - Merry Christmas and Star Wars Spoilers

Merry Christmas to all of our listeners. This week we bring you a quick Christmas episode. Elliott's wife Nicole joins this week to talk about Christmas and Star Wars. We ask what you hate most about Christmas. Then we go into detail to spoil the new Star Wars: The Last Jedi movie. They went and saw it twice just to try and make sure to catch everything. This episode will have spoilers to the movie. Then they talk about the Christmas haul and all the presents they received.


Episode 28- Star Wars, PRI and The Dome

This week we cover Elliott's recent trip to the PRI Show in Indianapolis and his interview with NHRA Funny Car champion Cruz Pedregon. We also touch on the race from the dome in St Louis and Bobby Pierce's big 30k win. We touch on the new Star Wars movie which Randy has yet to see. We also talk about everything going on in dirt track racing and the events around our area that you can catch in the off season. Be sure to catch our show on the Apple Podcast app, Stitcher, Google Play,...


Episode 27 - Kyle Sauder

This episode we sit down with Ohio 360 sprint car driver Kyle Sauder. Sauder has wins with the NRA, GLSS and All Star Circuit of Champions, among others. He has won track championships and once held the record for most wins in the 360 division at Eldora Speedway. He traveled with the now defunct Gumount Series and raced at Bristol Motor Speedway with the World of Outlaws. After a 6 year hiatus Sauder came back to sprint car racing and has been racing since.


Episode 26 - Clearing The Voice Recorder

This episode we bring you a bit of a special. Elliott decided now is the perfect time to clear his voice recorder. So what better way to do so then bring them to the masses! These are all interviews with drivers from 2016 and some from 2017. Drivers include Byron Reed, Dale Blaney, Caleb Helms, Kyle Larson, Dave Blaney, Tim Fuller, Matt Shepard, Brett Hearn, Christopher Bell, Rico Abreau, Lee Jacobs, Jonathan Davenport and Donny Schatz. This is one you don't want to miss!


Episode 25- Mansfield, USAC, WoO and Big Money in 2018

Duane Hancock joins Elliott this episode to sit down and discuss the year in racing. The big topic is Mansfield Motor Speedway in 2018. They also talk about the state of dirt racing as well as the success of 2017. They also discuss USAC and the re-emergence of the USAC Silver Crown series. As well as the traveling teams with the World of Outlaw Sprint Car Series. There's plenty more as well so be sure to tune in!


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