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Join former USAC announcer Tyler Burnett and open wheel driver Dillon Welch as they talk to the stars of sprint car racing.

Join former USAC announcer Tyler Burnett and open wheel driver Dillon Welch as they talk to the stars of sprint car racing.
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Join former USAC announcer Tyler Burnett and open wheel driver Dillon Welch as they talk to the stars of sprint car racing.

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English


Episodes

Episode 53 - Tony Stewart

7/22/2019
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Tony Stewart is one of the greatest drivers of all time. USAC Triple Crown Winner, NASCAR and Indy Car Champ. Dillon Welch chats with the Indiana driver who went from go kart racer to star throughout his career.

Duration:01:11:15

Episode 52 - Kyle Larson

7/15/2019
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Kyle Larson's rise to stardom began in the USAC National Midget Series with Keith Kunz Motorsports. In 2011 Larson won some of the biggest races in dirt track racing and his career took off from there. Today his talents are on full display in the NASCAR Cup Series and you can often times find him winning a midget or sprint car race.

Duration:01:37:57

Episode 51 - Paul Hazen

7/5/2019
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Paul Hazen is an Indiana Sprint Car Legend, owning cars since 1957 and winning championships all over the Midwest with some of the best ever, including Jon Stanbrough, Tony Elliott, Shane Cottle and now Clinton Boyles.

Duration:00:36:01

Episode 50 - Jerry Coons Jr

7/1/2019
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Jerry Coons Jr is a USAC Triple Crown Winner who currently drives in the USAC Midget Series for Petry Motorsports. Coons talks about his career and tells stories from years past.

Duration:01:21:41

Episode 49 - Caleb Armstrong

6/24/2019
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Winchester win for the Indiana farmer Caleb Armstrong a dream come true. Hear Armstrong's story on RTF49.

Duration:00:53:38

Episode 48 - Steve Buckwalter and Steve Phillips

6/17/2019
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Buckwalter was three turns away from winning the Silver Crown Race at the Williams Grove Speedway on Friday. Steve Phillips has owned sprint cars for years and won races with Dave Darland, Casey Shuman Jerry Coons Jr and now Jason McDougal. J-Mac won in Pennsylvania with the USAC Sprint Cars.

Duration:01:36:58

Episode 47 - Michael Dutcher

6/11/2019
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Michael Dutcher is a Mechanic and Sprint Car Owner based in Indy. Dutch has won the USAC National Championship with Bryan Clauson and has recently teamed up with Kevin Thomas Jr to compete for the USAC National Title. The two worked together and had success in 2013.

Duration:00:52:57

Episode 46 - Brad Doty

6/3/2019
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An Original Outlaw, Brad Doty's driving career was cut short way too soon. Doty battled back to become one of sprint car racing's best broadcasters.

Duration:01:19:15

Episode 45 - Jack Hewitt

5/27/2019
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The holy grail of Motorsports interviews, Kevin Briscoe and his son Chase Briscoe and host Tyler Burnett interview the Legendary, Jack Hewitt. Jacob Seelman of Speedsport stops by.

Duration:02:02:15

Episode 44 - Rick Ferkel

5/20/2019
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Rick Ferkel is an original outlaw, who not only is one of the greatest sprint cars drivers ever, but also a car owner that has fielded rides for some of the best, including Christopher Bell who helps interview Ferkel in Episode 44. Kendra Jacobs also stops by to talk about Knoxville Raceway.

Duration:02:07:34

Episode 43 - Sleepy Tripp

5/13/2019
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Sleepy Tripp, one of the best USAC Midget racers of all-time chats with Tyler Burnett and Stevie Reeves about his tremendous career and more.

Duration:01:58:28

Episode 42 - Bobby Santos III

5/7/2019
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Bobby Santos II is an open-wheel standout from the Northeast who has competed in everything from Silver Crown Cars and Midgets to Open Wheel Modifieds and more.

Duration:01:12:23

Episode 41 - Flea Ruzic

4/29/2019
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Flea Ruzic is a Mechanic and Lead Chassis Builder for Boss Chassis. Jason Mcdougal drives the team's USAC/Powri Midget. Flea is very innovative when it comes to chassis building and is a true racer.

Duration:00:58:11

Episode 40 - Bob Jenkins

4/22/2019
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Bob Jenkins is one of the most iconic voices in racing, and has called some of the biggest races in the history of the sport. Episode 40 allows us to reflect on his racing career that continues today with IMS.

Duration:01:43:43

Episode 39 - Tom Bigelow

4/12/2019
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Tom Bigelow is one of USAC's greatest sprint car drivers, he chats with Dillon and Tyler about his career, that consisted of 9 Indy 500 starts, a USAC Sprint Car and Midget Championship.

Duration:00:47:00

Rip the Fence - Episode 38 - Tanner Thorson

4/8/2019
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Tanner Thorson, 2016 USAC National Midget Champ recovers from a horrific traffic crash a month ago, the boys chat with him, plus Chase Briscoe pops by the studio for a surprise visit.

Duration:01:11:26

Rip the Fence - Episode 37 - Robin Miller

4/1/2019
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Robin Miller is one of Open Wheel Racing's most established beat reporters. A former racer, Robin grew up and covered the era where sprint car drivers were constantly making it to Indy. We discuss that and more.

Duration:01:21:33

Rip the Fence - Episode 36 - Shane Hmiel

3/25/2019
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Shane Hmiel tells his story. Plus Dillon and Tyler react to racing over the weekend and give their top 5 snack chips of all-time.

Duration:01:53:02

Rip the Fence - Episode 35 - Dave Despain

3/18/2019
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The boys chat with broadcaster Dave Despain, who starred in the popular Thursday/Saturday Night Thunder Series in the 90's and hosted his own racing talk show "WindTunnel". Despain also worked for MRN, and various other racing outlets.

Duration:01:17:25

Rip the Fence - Episode 34 - Cannon McIntosh

3/11/2019
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Cannon McIntosh captures career win number one with USAC, hear about his heroic night in the Shamrock Classic, plus D Welch and Tyler recap the weekend and debate their athleticism.

Duration:00:45:59