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Speedway Children's Charities Kentucky Chapter Joins Off The Beaten Track

Since its inception in 2011, the Kentucky Chapter of SCC has distributed over $536,000 in funding and assistance in their local service area, including $227,000 in grant funding over the past three years On Thursday, June 15th, from 6-8pm a special dinner will be held at The Montgomery Inn Boathouse in Cincinati, honoring NASCAR hall of famer and Kentucky native Darrell "DW" Waltrip.This is a intimate setting with a limit of 40 guests. Sponsorships are available at various levels....


Evergreen Raceway Joins Off The Beaten Track

Evergreen Raceway is a 1/3-mile asphalt oval that has produced some of the finest short track racers since the 50s. Located in St. Johns, PA (near Hazleton) and it’s nestled in the foothills of the Pocono Mountains, the track and it’s racers provide ground pounding excitement for all ages. It’s family atmosphere helps bring race fans back on a weekly basis to see many of the greatest drivers in the northeast battle for victory. Evergreen Raceway is located minutes from Hazleton, PA, in...


D4D Rev Racing Driver Chase Cabre Joins Off The Beaten Track

Rev Racing is the competition arm of NASCAR’s Drive for Diversity Program and serves as the NASCAR-supported racing team charged with developing female and minority drivers, and pit crew members in the NASCAR development series for future competition at NASCAR’s highest levels. NASCAR shares Rev Racing’s belief that minority and female audiences are underserved in America’s second largest sport Cabre started racing at the age of four in motocross and has found success on the track ever...


Mike Waddell of Richmond International Raceway Joins Off The Beaten Track

4/20/2017 is an unprecedented collaboration among Virginia’s motor sports venues providing exclusive news and information about racing action in the Commonwealth. Racing in Virginia comes in many forms, from running on dirt tracks, to paved ovals, on drag strips and even on road courses. There are currently over 25 motorsports facilities in operation throughout the Commonwealth with more than half a million fans expected to attend racing events from the Blue Ridge Mountains to the...


Indianapolis Speedrome GM Johnathan Byrd Joins Off The Beaten Track

The one-fifth mile paved short track located on Indy’s east side is famous for its thrilling Figure 8 racing and intense oval action. Its signature event is the annual World Championship 3-Hour Figure 8 Endurance Race held each September.We will speak with Johnathan Byrd, the new track president and general manager. One of the oldest auto racing venues in the United States, the historic Lincoln Tech Indianapolis Speedrome, is now entering a new era under the ownership of Kevin Garrigus. “I...


RaceDay CT Joins Off The Beaten Track

We will be talking to Shaun Courchesne who has owned and operated RaceDay CT, the most comprehensive news source for auto racing in CT.


New England Dragway Joins Off The Beaten Track

Located in Epping this 1/4 mile, asphalt, drag strip features Modified, Street, Motorcycle, Jr. Dragster, Quick Rod Series and Top Bike classes. Opening day is April 1st, 2017, and the track is the only one locally that boasts about something called "The List" where being an "Outlaw" pays off. In June the track will host the NHRA Nationals. The track also hosts Street Nights, Test and Tune sessions, the Lucas Oil Divisionals and "Jet Cars Under The Stars" Tune in on February 23rd to find...


Timothy Evans Racing Joins Off The Beaten Track

What is it like to own a small family race team that struggles to find sponsors to keep them on the track for another weekend? Tim Evans and his son Mark, who has been racing since the age of 12, will be on the next show to talk about issues that face small family race teams and explore solutions on how sponsors can help with free sevices, donated or low cost materials, etc.


Speedway Digest Steve Wilson Joins Off The Beaten Track

Steven Wilson will be joining the podcast to talk about the 2017 NASCAR season and what it takes for his crew to cover all 3 racing series (Xfinity, CWTS and Cup). Find out what makes headlines for racing news, get schedules, find out what stories are making the cut and more!


Mike Neff, Short Track Announcer and Editor

Mike Neff is an accomplished short track writer, announcer and sits down with crew chiefs once a week on his Tech Talk show and writes for his Thinkin Out Loud post race column. Off The Beaten Track will ask Mike what he does on his off time (if he has any ) and get the "dirt" on his short track knowledge.


Gift Of Lights - New Hampshire Motor Speedway

Ever wanted to see Christmas light displays that take up a whole 2 mile local race track, including the infield and pit road areas? My guest Gavin from NHMS talks about how much effort goes into putting together a display like this and we talk about the money raised going twoards the NH chapter of Speedway Children's Charities


Toby Christie, Co Host Of The Final Lap Weekly, Joins Off The Beaten Track

Toby Christie’s earliest memory of NASCAR is watching the 1993 Daytona 500. That day was the infamous “Dale and Dale show,” and Toby has been hooked ever since. As a kid Toby grew up in Texas, so there wasn’t a NASCAR-sanctioned track nearby until 1997, but from that day forward he’s never missed a race at Texas Motor Speedway. A contributing writer since 2008, and field correspondent since 2010 for and, Toby now strives to report the news as quickly...


Off The Beaten Track welcomes Speedway Illustrated Publisher Karl Fredricksburg

Speedway Illustrated magazine's Karl Fredricksburg will join us on the next show to discuss keeping a local magazine thriving in a digital world when big names like NASCAR Illustrated are closing shop, A magazine that was started by Dick Berggren of national racing fame, it faced closure in 2009 but was brought back in 2010 and is still going strong as a monthly publication. Racing enthusiasts, mechanics, car builders and fans alike subscribe to this colorful publication chock full of...