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Tuesday, September 2nd 2014
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    Jimmy Phelps talked about the need for a win at Fulton and why the season has been so tough. He spoke about the high level of competition, described some equipment struggles they have had and how much better they have run in recent weeks. 
Running Time - 3:44
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    John Christian told me how he is doing with his Sportsman as he returns to racing after years off. He talked about the family he had in the meantime, how things changed with today’s crate engines and the handling issues he has been working on. 
Running Time - 3:06
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    Jeremy Potrzebowski talked about taking the championship with his Street Stock on the final night. He described to Steve Ovens how he missed a big wreck on his way to the front at Yates County. 
Running Time - 1:03
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    Dylan Cecce got ready to race his Street Stock at Yates County and spoke about it with Steve Ovens. He explained how he landed a different ride for the night, the big 100 lapper he will race with it later and how tough it would be on this night starting at the back. 
Running Time - 2:16
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    Jeremy Lueck recalled his start in racing and explains how the army brought him to race with us. He told me how he got started thanks to an ad on the radio on the state of Washington, what he learned working on IMCA Modifieds and describes the job he has fueling military helicopters. 
Running Time - 4:43
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    Scott Bradley won the Four Cylinder track champions at Yates County and told Steve about it. He talked about how close the racing was on Friday night, how it felt to win his first ever track title and looks ahead to 2015. 
Running Time - 1:00
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Monday, September 1st 2014
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    Ted Barcomb talks about a car he is putting together for Syracuse to honor his dad Cliff Barcomb. He told me how the idea came about, how things look right now and describes the job he had working for Hendrick Motorsports for 8 years. And guess what, they won Friday night with Rob Bellinger. 
Running Time - 13:36
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    Alan Fink remembered his big crash at Can Am and compared Sportsman to Late Models. He told me what went wrong in the crash, how baldy damaged the car was and his hopes to get back out soon. Look for a new Atomic Power Racing Hour coming to Time Warner Cable this week in New York State. 
Running Time - 4:35
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    Karen Finch spoke about her win in the ladies’ race in a Sportsman at the Fulton Speedway. She talked about what she was most nervous about before getting in the car, why she thought something might be a little fishy with the leader and how she handled the two speed transmission.
Running Time - 13:04
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    Brian Knowles speaks with Steve Ovens after winning the Late Model race and the championship at Yates County on Friday night. 
Running Time - 3:54
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    Casey Pavlick prepared to race his Sportsman at Yates County and told Steve Ovens about last week as well as the close points battle he was involved in. 
Running Time - 1:18
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    Dave Matwiejow got ready for laps at Yates County and told Steve Ovens about recent improvements as well as how his season has gone in a Street Stock. 
Running Time - 2:04
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    Josh Keesey won the Sportsman race at Yates County and told Steve Ovens and his up & down year as well as how much he likes the top side of the racetrack. 
Running Time - 1:09
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Sunday, August 31st 2014
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    Ronnie Davis III told me what he hopes would happen as he went for the Sportsman championship on the final point night at the Fulton Speedway. 
Running Time - 2:04
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    Jeremy Vunk just took his first laps in a crate Sportsman and talked about when he’ll do it again as well as his hopes for a championship later today at Utica-Rome. 
Running Time - 1:51
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    Tim Sears Jr. spoke about his two win Modified season, described how inconsistent is has been and why a Late Model track championship is not his main goal.
Running Time - 2:26
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    Beth Schneider explained what had to happen for her to win her second Sportsman championship in a row at the Fulton Speedway and a side bet she had with her boyfriend. 
Running Time - 3:59
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    Vinnie Vitale explained why he was racing at Fulton, what he hoped to learn on the night and why he had a Ninja Turtles band-aid on. Hey Bridgett, add adult band aids to the shopping list please!
Running Time - 4:02
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    Jason Occhino led every lap to win the first heat and talked about the typical Fulton surface he saw in the race as well as his laps in a Late Model on Friday night. 
Running Time - 2:33
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    Jeremy Pitcher won the second Sportsman heat race at Fulton leading every lap and described the rough season he has had this year so far. 
Running Time - 1:07
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    Matt Hulsizer had some issues last time he raced and spoke about his win in the 1st Modified heat as well as the problems he hopes were solved with his oil pressure. 
Running Time - 2:21
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    Tommy Sears enjoyed a nice race with his nephew and told me why he likes racing with Timmy as well as why he is unsure after how good his racecar was.  
Running Time - 1:33
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    Ryan Phelps wondered about a vibration he felt in his Modified after his win in the heat race and told me what he saw when he looked at the racetrack. 
Running Time - 1:46
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    A.J. Kingsley held on to win his heat and explained why he didn’t know someone was on him late as well as why he was playing around while looking for a line. 
Running Time - 1:18
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    Nick Webb dedicated his win to fallen racer Brandon Hagan and recalled their conversation earlier in the day as he was getting ready to go race at Fulton Speedway. Rest in peace Brandon! 
Running Time - 2:41
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    Ronnie Davis earned the Fulton Speedway Sportsman track championship with 6th place finish after starting 19th and spoke with Bill Foley
Running Time - 2:09
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    Chuck Powelczyk won the Four Cylinder feature race and his second championship in as many days and chatted about it with Adam Buchanan
Running Time - 1:45
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    Matt Hulsizer led every lap to win the Modified feature and spoke with announcer Bill Foley about the need to get to the outside of the track quickly. 
Running Time - 2:26
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    Larry Wight won the Fulton Speedway Modified track championship with his 3rd place run and talked about it with Bill Foley
Running Time - 1:53
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    Haiden Burdick won his second Novice Sportsman race in a row and told Adam Buchanan how good he was on restarts as well as how clean the racing was out front. 
Running Time - 1:34
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    Tim Sears Jr. won the race and the championship and spoke about his love of Late Models as well as the battles he has enjoyed up front with Shawn Beardsley. 
Running Time - 1:19
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Saturday, August 30th 2014
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    Richie Tobias talks about getting his old ride back together as USAC joins Super DIRT Week. He told me the work he has to do to get the car ready, where he will race these next few weeks and how happy he is with what he has created at Kutztown. 
Running Time - 14:09
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    Barb Clark previews the big two days of racing at Utica-Rome and looks ahead to The Cole Cup. She explained what teams can do if they do not have a NASCAR license for Sunday, the added show they have coming up this Friday and how they will present the Cole Cup to the winner. 
Running Time - 6:25
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Friday, August 29th 2014
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    Peter Britten talks about his hopes for this big weekend and his aggressive plans for Syracuse. He ran down what could happen at each of his two weekly homes, the need for some extra seat time to get ready for the New Yorker 200 and thinks back on the sport he played as a young man back home in Australia. 
Running Time - 14:09
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    Chris Stockham spoke about his ten win season and how it earned him a championship at Lime Rock. He talked about how nice it was to win the title, where he will race the next few weeks and how racing online helps keep him sharp. 
Running Time - 14:28
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    Jeremy Potrzebowski talked with Steve Ovens about turning his season around late in the year. He explained what they have done to make the car better, how tough it is to drive when the left front comes off the ground and what it will take for him to win the championship. 
Running Time - 2:15
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    Allison Teed speaks with Steve Ovens after her win in a Four Cylinder Stock Car at Yates County. She spoke about her perfect season, how good her car was and where she will go after this. 
Running Time - 0:52
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Thursday, August 28th 2014
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    Billy Van Pelt came from 12th to the lead in 3 laps and talked about his win with Paul Harkenrider. He spoke about those first few laps, how clean the race was out front and how he managed to pull away at the end. 
Running Time - 2:45
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    Mike White described his last lap pass of his son to win the Sportsman feature race at Five Mile Point Speedway. He explained why he was having trouble seeing in the final laps, what was happening with his son’s car that helped him catch up and what he is doing to be safe when cutting firewood. Yeah, listen here guys as we almost lost Mike this past spring. 
Running Time - 10:48
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    Casey Pavlick just packed the track at Yates County and spoke with Steve Ovens about his lead in the points. He described what he saw out on the racetrack, how tough it is to point race as he tries for a Sportsman championship. 
Running Time - 1:06
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    Jared Spalding talked with Steve Ovens about his hopes to move into the point lead at Yates County. He spoke about some tough luck the past few weeks, his hopes to turn things around last week and how appropriate it is that the championship will come down to the last night. 
Running Time - 1:53
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Wednesday, August 27th 2014
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    Joe Skotnicki looks ahead to Super DIRT Week and talked about what is new & different this time. He told me about the addition of the USAC Sprint Cars, the features only day on Sunday and the King’s last appearance in Central New York at Rolling Wheels. 
Running Time - 9:34
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    Dale Welty won the crate Sportsman race at Yates County and told Steve Ovens about win # 1. He talked about how tricky it is to set up these crate powered cars, how he was compared to the second place car and how the proper gear helped him get out of the corners well. 
Running Time - 2:09
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    Darryl Ruggles talked with Steve Ovens after his 305 Sprint Car win last Friday at Yates County. He described his battle at the front of the field, why he had to change his line to run down low and when his car seemed to get better. 
Running Time - 3:10
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    Allison Teed got ready to race as the point leader at Yates County and spoke with Steve Ovens about her great season. She spoke about changing things up this week, the bigger car she hopes to run next year and where she eventually wants to end up. 
Running Time - 1:11
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