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Speedway Sounds with Noah Stein

Cars, Car Culture & Motorsport.

Cars, Car Culture & Motorsport.

Cars, Car Culture & Motorsport.
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Cars, Car Culture & Motorsport.




Series 7 Show 6 - A Dramatic Weekend & F1 with Tristan Cortez

This past weekend of international motorsport was incredibly and unusually dramatic, with headline making news from NASCAR, IndyCar, the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, and the World Endurance Championship. Speedway Sounds F1 Analyst Tristan Cortez joins me to discuss the recent thrilling Grands Prix and the silly season as more drivers sign contracts for 2019. #GetWellWickens


Series 7 Show 5 - Challenge GP Race Coverage

I make my radio race commentary debut by calling the monthly league racing competition at K1 Speed Irvine, the Challenge GP, including pre-race analysis, in-race commentary, and post-race interviews.


Series 7 Show 3 - "That Was Probably The Most Special Part of Any Race Weekend that I've Ever Had." - Jon Miller

After an exciting weekend of Pirelli World Challenge GTS Sprint-X action in Portland, ST Racing's Jon Miller joined me for the full show to talk about the roller-coaster season so far for him and his teammate in the #36 BMW M4 GT4, Aurora Straus.


Series 7 Show 2 - "You Kinda Have to Play It on the Fly When You're Out There" - Ryan Jurnecka

University of California, Irvine graduate and K1 Speed Copywriter/Content Writer, Ryan Jurnecka, joined me to talk racing and his experiences on the journalism and marketing side of motorsport. l asked him how his time at UCI has prepared him for his current role at the rapidly-growing indoor go-karting company and what he's learned in his career so far. After that, I previewed the upcoming weekend's Formula E Championship Finale and the next race weekend for UCI Student and...


Series 7 Show 1 - The Anteater Racing 2018 Review

Another racing season has come to a close for the UC Irvine Engineering Design Project Anteater Racing. Team Members George Bishara and Tristan Cortez join me to recap all the action from Lincoln and reflect on both the highs and lows of the competition. I also recap the F1 French Grand Prix and NASCAR's annual trip to Sonoma.


Series 6 Show 8 - "You know What? We Could Throw Him in an F1 Car and He'd Be Just Fine!" - Chris McMurry

Matt McMurry joins me to discuss Spirit of Daytona Racing's long-awaited return to the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship this weekend in Detroit. He'll also talk about preparing for driving at the Formula SAE competition in Lincoln, Nebraska, with Anteater Racing, recent LMP2 testing at Le Castellet and Monza, and we'll look back to Matt's record-setting Le Mans in 2014. In addition, my Co-host will be a mystery sports car racing fan who donated to KUCI-FM during our recent Fund...


Series 6 Show 7 - "The car can do its best but it's up to the drivers to put it to the test." - Vaz Frnzyan, Anteater Racing

This week, the Project Manager of Anteater Racing, Vaz Frnzyan, joins me to discuss the motorsport-focused Senior student Design Project at the The Henry Samueli School of Engineering at UC Irvine ahead of its 3 annual competitions in May and June. After that, I preview the Greatest Day in Racing with the F1 Grand Prix of Monaco, the 102nd Indianapolis 500 and NASCAR's Coca-Cola 600.


Long Beach Interviews #4 Connor de Phillippi, BMW Team RLL (IMSA)

I spoke with San Clemente, CA's @CDePhillippi (@IMSA #25 BMW @RLLracing) about his first year as a factory driver in the GTLM category and his first year back full-time in America: #BUBBAGP


Long Beach Interviews #5 Colin Braun, CORE Autosport (IMSA)

I followed up with IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship driver Colin Braun after last week's show and asked him about how the #54 did in Friday's qualifying.


Long Beach Interviews #2 Jesse Krohn, BMW Team RLL (IMSA)

Jake Moritz, a BMW employee, speaks with his colleague and BMW Team RLL racing driver Jesse Krohn about the team's expectations for the race on Saturday.


Long Beach Interviews #1 Justin Bell, Fox Sports

Justin Bell, Fox Sports 1 Interview Friday morning, 4/13/18 with Noah Stein


Series 6 Show 2 - Cris Vandagriff & Colin Braun Long Beach

It's race week for one of Southern California's biggest racing events, the 44th Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach! I'll preview all the action coming up this weekend with my guests: Cris Vandagriff of the Historic Motor Sports Association and driver of the #54 CORE autosport Oreca in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, Colin Braun. Cris and I will discuss the unique Historic Trans Am Challenge race and Colin will tell us about all the challenges of the team's first year in the...


Series 6 Show 1 - "They're all risky corners at Long Beach - That's the problem!" - Bill Auberlen

This Week is the first of two preview shows for the 44th edition of America's longest-running street race, the Long Beach Grand Prix, which I will be covering in person this year. Fellow KUCI DJ Matthew Crouchley and I discuss our Press Day experience, which included interviewing IndyCar Series drivers Graham Rahal and Takuma Sato and IMSA SportsCar Championship driver and take a thrilling ride around the circuit with BMW racing legend Bill Auberlen.


Series 5 Show 7 - World Challenge Preview with ST Racing Drivers

This Week on Speedway Sounds! This weekend is the first race of '18 for UC Irvine student Samantha Tan and her teammates Nick Wittmer, Aurora Straus, and Al Carter Racing at ST Racing. Samantha, Nick and Aurora will be on the show to introduce themselves, talk about their previous experiences in racing, and what they're each looking forward to in this weekend's Pirelli World Challenge Championships opener for the GTS SprintX category at Circuit of The Americas, the #TexasGP. Manager Nick...


Series 5 Show 6 - NASCAR Goes West, Formula E Mexico City Preview, #AnteatersInRacing Update

This Week on Speedway Sounds: NASCAR begins its 3-weekend tour of west coast tracks called NASCAR Goes West, The ABB Formula E Championship continues this weekend in Mexico City, News from Irwindale Speedway, the local short track, and an #AnteatersInRacing Update on Matt McMurry's & Samantha Tan's car tests, and for the first time, NASCAR Press Room audio from Atlanta!


Series 5 Show 4 - "You're Going to See Some Fast Hot Rods, I Call It" - Rusty Wallace

I’m super excited and honored to welcome NASCAR Hall of Famer and 1989 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Champion Rusty Wallace! We’ll discuss Southern California’s upcoming NASCAR race weekend: The Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway. I'll also bring NASCAR news hidden below the Cup Series headlines, including from the Xfinity and Camping World Truck races coming up this weekend at Daytona and the K&N Pro Series K&N Pro Series East race last weekend at New Smyrna Speedway.


Series 5 Show 3 - Rolex 24 at Daytona Special w/Matt McMurry and Tristan Vautier

Get to know UC Irvine Aerospace Engineering student and race car driver, Matt McMurry, and his new teammate at Spirit of Daytona Racing, Tristan Vautier, before the new sportscar racing season begins at the Rolex 24 at Daytona. Matt stops by the KUCI studios to discuss what earning a full-time ride in the IMSA Weathertech SportsCar Championship for the first time means to him. Tristan calls in to talk about testing the brand new #90 Cadillac DPi-V.R at the Roar and working again with Rick...


Series 5 Show 1 - "I Don't Know What Kind of Concoction They've Been Cooking Over at Lamborghini..." - Jake Moritz

Speedway Sounds Winter 2018 Premiere! This week, Noah discusses the latest automotive news, including a lawsuit filed against the Ford Motor Company over its non-compliant diesel trucks. After that, he introduces the newest member of the Speedway Sounds team, Sportscar Analyst Jake Moritz, and they reflect on the PreSeason test for the IMSA Weathertech SportsCar Championship, the Roar Before the Rolex 24 at Daytona.


Series 4 Show 6 - Thanksgiving Special

It's Thanksgiving 2017! I invited my previous show guests to share what they're thankful for in a recording. Those guests are: Matt McMurry, Tristan Cortez, Samantha Tan, Jake Moritz and Jim Swintal. Between those, I'll share three of racing's most heart-warming comeback stories from this year: Martin Truex, Jr., Billy Monger and Memo Gidley.