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From IndyCar to FR Americas, we look at all that American Open Wheel has to offer. The official podcast for the Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Kokomo Indy Elite Series.

From IndyCar to FR Americas, we look at all that American Open Wheel has to offer. The official podcast for the Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Kokomo Indy Elite Series.


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From IndyCar to FR Americas, we look at all that American Open Wheel has to offer. The official podcast for the Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Kokomo Indy Elite Series.






Phil Krauss, Scott Blend, Braden Eves, Graham Rahal - Week of 3/1/2021

Slightly less length than last week, but still the same amount of action: -Phil Krauss dominated at virtual Pocono Raceway with the Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Kokomo Indy Elite Series, but he took some time to talk to us following the win -Scott Blend's racing career started out at the Gateway Kartplex inside World Wide Technology Raceway and now has taken him to ownership in the USF2000 Championship with Ignite Autosport with Cape Motorsport. He tells us how it all came to plan after...


Josh Green, Brian Bielanski, Christopher Demeritt, George Steinbrenner IV, Darren Jamison, James Hinchcliffe - Week of 2/22/2021

It's a packed show and the description alone may fill the page. So, here's a brief synopsis on our guests: -Josh Green joins Turn 3 Motorsport for their inaugural and his sophomore campaigns in USF2000 -Brian Bielanski recaps the SCCA Hoosier Super Tour stop at Buttonwillow Raceway -George Steinbrenner IV and Darren Jamison talk the renewal of partnership between Andretti Steinbrenner Autosport and Capstone Turbine -James Hinchcliffe gives a how-to on going from podcast host to...


Rob Radmann - Week of 2/15/2021

Rob Radmann is set to run some races in the 2021 Atlantic Championship, but not in an Atlantic. We sit down to talk to him and find out what he's running and why it works so well for the Atlantic format. Plus, it's a whole bunch of Charlie and Jeremy with their musings. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter @insideopenwheel, new episodes drop weekly wherever fine podcasts are distributed --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast.


Nikita Lastoschkin, Will Holtz, Adam Crane - Week of 2/8/2021

Three drivers, two new driver announcements, one virtual winner. It can only make up this week's edition of Inside Open Wheel -Nikita Lastoschkin was supposed to run in Indy Lights last year. Then he was supposed to move up with the team he competed with in Indy Pro 2000 this year. Now, he's signed for HMD Motorsports. We chat with him on the new team and his fast teammates. -Will Holtz makes the interesting move from F4 to F1600, but he does so with Rice Race Prep. Holtz talks to us on...


Toby Sowery, Beth Paretta - Week of 2/1/2021

One is a rising star in the Road To Indy, another brings an extensive racing and automotive resume to this week's show -Rob Howden previewed it in last week's show, and the huge announcement that followed was the signing of Toby Sowery to Juncos Racing in the 2021 Indy Lights season. We talk with him and what he's been doing while on lockdown in the United Kingdom. -Beth Paretta has been with two: Aston Martin and Fiat-Chrysler. But she also attempted to enter a car in the 100th Running of...


Ryon Beachner, Tim Neff, Hunter Yeany - Week of 1/25/2021

It's time! Ryon Beachner is the new distributor for Freem Racing USA and it was an interesting way to get to where he was. He chats with Charlie and Jeremy about how he got there, and what products he can offer you the racer Tim Neff was a partner to Arrow McLaren SP when they ran in the Indy Lights championship, winning races and titles. Now, the engineer takes on a new challenge, as team owner in FR Americas under TJ Speed Motorsports Hunter Yeany isn't settled with being the youngest...


Christopher Demeritt, Dylan Christie, Rob Howden - Week of 1/18/2021

What offseason? This week on Inside Open Wheel, we chat with Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Kokomo Indy Elite Series points leader Christopher Demeritt. He's won the first two races of the season, can he make it three-in-a-row at Barber Motorsports Park? Dylan Christie ended the 2020 F1600 Championship unsure of what he was going to do, but Peter Dempsey "moved down" to USF2000, expanding his Turn 3 Motorsport footprint on the Road To Indy. We talk to the F1600 Vice Champion about...


Paul Page - Legends of Open Wheel Racing

It's the full-length interview with Open Wheel broadcasting legend Paul Page. We talk about the IMS Radio Network, ABC, his early days in the sport, and his latest project. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter @insideopenwheel, new episodes drop weekly wherever fine podcasts are distributed! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast.


Ryan Shehan, Paul Page, Inside Open Wheel 225 Recap - Week of 1/11/2021

A busy week, with the 2021 reboot of the Legends of Open Wheel Series on this week's edition! -Ryan Shehan is one of the drivers making the jump from karting to the Formula 4 Championship. No pressure, right? Not to mention, he's in Florida racing in the ROK Cup. We talk to him about his move into the Junior Formula category -The Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Kokomo Indy Elite Series kicked off last week, and it was our race! The Inside Open Wheel 225 was thrilling, and we recap it for...


Matt Miller, Mirl Swan, Debut of the Indy Elite Series - Week of January 4, 2021

Figured we'd start off the right with a BIG announcement, but first: -There was talk about a new format for the Atlantic Championship this season, so we brought on two of the players that will run both of the classes. Matt Miller is an SCCA Champion in the CSR (Now P1) class in 2009, who then made the switch to Formula Atlantics, by running a Swift .016a chassis. This time, he returns to Atlantics in a part-time schedule in a Swift .014. He talks about what that means for him. Plus, Mirl...


Road To Indy Recap - Week of 12/14/2020

The checkered flag has fallen on the 2020 edition of Inside Open Wheel, and we've got two of the best to join us -Rob Howden, the voice of the Road To Indy and Steve Wittich of Trackside Online join us to wrap up the 2020 Road To Indy season, and look ahead to this upcoming season -Plus a little bit with Charlie and Jeremy. Thanks for listening this year and come join us next season as we're cooking up some great plans for the upcoming year! Until then, follow us on Facebook and...


Bob Wright/Eastern Pro 4, Rod Reid/Force Indy - Week of 12/7/2020

Two huge announcements over the past couple weeks dominate this week's edition of Inside Open Wheel. Bob Wright of Formula Race Promotions stops by to talk about their big announcement, the formation of the Eastern Pro 4 Championship, which will run with most FRP events, and the SCCA National Championship Runoffs at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in 2021. And speaking of IMS, a new team which grew out of a program that's run out of the hallowed grounds will run in the USF2000...


Christian Rasmussen, Mark Jaynes - Week of 11/30/2020

Hopefully you and yours enjoyed a full and festive Thanksgiving! New this week on Inside Open Wheel: Charlie and Jeremy talk about the news of the week, go over Jimmie Johnson's test at Barber Motorsports Park in Velocity Racing Development's FR Americas Honda, and a bit of Turn 3 Motorsport news Then Christian Rasmussen Racing joins us. He's the newest USF2000 Series champion, and out of the powerful Jay Howard Driver Development stable. He's also back home in Denmark, so we hear how...


Dave Dusick, F4/FR Americas Rewind, HMD Motorsports/Global Racing Group Indy Lights Merger - Week of 11/16/2020

In the run-up to Thanksgiving, we've stuffed this episode with a bunch of great things to digest over the holiday week. -Dave Dusick is someone you most likely know in motorsports, but if you don't, you know his product. As the owner and founder of Racetrack Engineering, he's had his hand on several top projects at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and across most of professional motorsports. Hear his story, and how he became trusted by IndyCar, NASCAR and Formula 1 -A huge announcement was...


Sting Ray Robb, Helio Castroneves, Will Buxton - Week of 11/9/2020

Lot of news came through the pipeline over the past week, so we dissect as much of it as we can. -2020 Indy Pro 2000 Champion Sting Ray Robb has been a mainstay in the category, but this year, something just finally clicked. Winning the championship on the strength of 7 wins, and setting himself up for what appears to be the most competitive Indy Lights field in recent history. We talk to him about that and more. -Helio Castroneves will race with someone other than Team Penske for the...


John Norman, Linus Lundqvist, Hunter Yeany - Week of 11/2/2020

We start our Championship interviews this week, with F4 and FR Americas champions. -But first, John Norman, CEO of EVO stops by. We chat about the new partnership with Andretti Autosport, and how it will be a game changer for individual sports. -Also, FR Americas champ Linus Lundqvist and F4 champ Hunter Yeany stop by to talk about what the future holds for them in 2021. -And...we've lost Charlie Anti. So, in place, we bring in our F4/FRA insider Eric Brennan from the bullpen to...


Rinus VeeKay - Week of 10/26/2020

As promised, it's the second edition of Inside Open Wheel of the week. Eric Brennan of FANRacing.Live joins the show to talk about the final race of the 2020 schedule for F4/FR Americas at Circuit of the Americas, and some early offseason news We're also joined by the 2020 NTT IndyCar Series Rookie of the Year Rinus VeeKay. He's coming off a strong weekend where he didn't have to do much but see the green flag to capture the Rookie of the Year title, and signed a new deal with Ed Carpenter...


IndyCar Weekend Wrap up - Week of 10/26/2020

If you watched the first 35 laps of the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg and thought it was going to be a fuel saving race, do we have the episode for you. First off, Charlie Anti digests the news of Roger Penske not being too happy with the powers that be within Indy Lights. Then our IndyCar analyst Nick Yeoman helps make sense of the craziness that was the GP of St. Pete. And our new expert, Steve Wittich, pops by to talk about the weekend that was in the Road To Indy...


Chris Blair - Week of 10/19/2020

Chris Blair of the World Wide Technology Raceway sits down to talk about how he and his team bring in the fans every single race weekend, and how they worked with the State of Illinois to make the Bommarito Indy 500 weekend a success, despite the COVID-19 limitations Charlie Anti also stops by to dissect the news of the week, and we look into the IndyCar and F4/FR Americas race weekends. Follow us on Facebook ( and also on Twitter...


Gustavo Yacaman, Devlin DeFrancesco, Dan Andersen - Week of October 12, 2020

Yes, I know the episode is late, but it's better late than never! -You've heard us talk about the great work of the Yacademy, so now we talk to the mind behind it. Former Indy Lights star Gustavo Yacaman talks about this years iteration of the Winter Series, and how it works in moulding drivers coming up through the karting ranks to race competitively in F4 and beyond. -It's his first season racing cars for a full-season in North America, where he's from, but he's had quite the resume...