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Wednesday, April 24th 2019
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    Steve Poirier gets ready for the ESS at Fulton on Friday and talks about his hopes for a ninth ESS championship as well as what he did to try to shake some rust off.    
Running Time - 12:03
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    Rusty Smith explained how he came from the consolation race to victory lane at Five Mile Point, how he took the lead with one lap to go as well as what it means to star his season with a win. First time ever in 26 years that he has done that!     
Running Time - 12:18
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    Brett Deyo previews the Fonda’s opener this Saturday that pays the Modified winner $8,000, runs down some of the drivers who should be in attendance as well as how their practice went two weeks ago.     
Running Time - 12:10
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Tuesday, April 23rd 2019
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    Greg Martin analyzed his practice in a W-16 and told me how he got dirtier than he thought when the steering box broke as well as why he needs to get a new suit. Don’t worry, it’s a good reason!    
Running Time - 5:19
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    Chris Mackey had a pair of Sportsman cars at the Fulton practice and talked about what each car will do as well as how the go around the track differently.    
Running Time - 3:37
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    Tony Veneziano reports on some World of Outlaw Sprint Car news, a victory for a WoO Series regular last weekend and looks ahead to three shows this coming weekend.    
Running Time - 16:34
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Sunday, April 21st 2019
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    Sam Reakes IV got ready for his first laps of the season at Saturday’s practice and talked about some changes to his Sprinter as well as his hopes for the ESS opener at Fulton Speedway this Friday.    
Running Time - 5:55
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    Billy Clark Jr. told me how his first few sessions went with his Sportsman on Saturday, what his goals were for the day and explains why he will miss this week’s Fulton opener.    
Running Time - 3:48
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    Tom Juno loaded up after the rain picked up and told me what they had to fix at the racetrack after he hit a uke tire and ran down his plans for the coming season.    
Running Time - 3:45
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    In the latest Doug’s Thoughts I analyze the three practices I have seen so far this year, why I was late on Saturday only seeing a few minutes of track time and talk about the problems with big venues including NASCAR, MLB and concerts. It’s not just NASCAR who has a big problem!    
Running Time - 14:18
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Saturday, April 20th 2019
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    Phil Vigneri III described how his first ever laps in a big block felt, a problem he had in the practice Wednesday and runs down his plans for the upcoming season.    
Running Time - 2:29
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    Tyler Thompson explained why he was shaking down his 358 and what went wrong with a weld on the panhard bar as well as what he has planned for this weekend and beyond.    
Running Time - 2:49
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    Cale Ross tells me about his 2nd place finish at New Egypt one week ago, how he lost the lead late in the race and how they got an engine in the car after problems the week before.    
Running Time - 13:40
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    Keith Stevenson recapped his racing background as he hot lapped his Sportsman in Canandaigua one week ago, described an issue they had with the carb and what he has planned this season.    
Running Time - 4:37
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    Zack Sam spoke about his practice one week ago, how close he feels he is to that first feature win and remembered his horrible start to the 2018 season at Genesee.    
Running Time - 5:03
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Friday, April 19th 2019
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    Eldon Payne Jr. recapped his fifth place finish at Outlaw Speedway this past Saturday, what he was most pleased with about the day and commented on his son’s first laps at Land of Legends.    
Running Time - 2:41
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    Darryl Ruggles talked about a rear end issue he had at a recent practice, a stumbling engine with his daughter’s car and his plans to race twice this weekend beginning tonight!    
Running Time - 3:52
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    Blane Smith got in his first laps of the year on Wednesday night and told me about his goals with his son’s car on Wednesday as well as how his own Street Stock is coming along.    
Running Time - 3:59
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    Jennifer Martin previews the coming season at Ransomville Speedway, highlights some of the dates including the first practice as she watched her husband and son take some practice laps.    
Running Time - 3:49
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Thursday, April 18th 2019
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    Steve Paine talked about getting a win in the 70 lap Modified race last Saturday at Outlaw Speedway, how much he enjoys the car he won with as well as how impressed he was with his oldest son Billy.    
Running Time - 4:11
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    Mike Welch looked fast in his practice sessions and talked about the newer Street Stock he’ll be driving at Land of Legends as well as how it is different than what he has driven in the past.    
Running Time - 2:36
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    Dave Marcuccilli recapped his 11th place this past Saturday in the Super DIRTcar Series race at Can Am, explained how happy he was to race back up from the ack to that spot and what they were trying to learn on Wednesday night.    
Running Time - 3:37
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    Rick Crego got ready for his very first laps of the season and talked about his goals for the practice at Land of Legends Raceway as well as why he will not be running for points.    
Running Time - 3:07
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    Max Hill took his first laps ever at the track and described the warm welcome he had on the radio while pulling on to the track as well as how happy he was with his practice laps.    
Running Time - 3:17
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Wednesday, April 17th 2019
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    Scott Kerwin talked about the W-16 powered car he hot lapped on Saturday, explained why his plans changed this year and remembered a freak rainstorm at Ransomville a few years back that took out almost the entire field.    
Running Time - 7:36
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    Kevin Root tells me how he won in his first start of the year Saturday at Outlaw Speedway in Dundee, describes an incident that happened after the first caution that took the cars off the track and runs down his plans for the season.    
Running Time - 13:15
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    Sam Hoxie showed up with the plain white Sportsman and talked about his transition from karting as well as how he did in his first season running in the New Legends division at Land of Legends.    
Running Time - 4:14
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