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Saturday, September 7th 2019
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     Taylor Caprara tells me about his win in the first Sportsman heat at Can Am Speedway, why he wasn’t totally happy afterwards as well as what he noticed from watching a video of the race.  
Running Time - 2:43
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    Jack Meeks finished second in his Sportsman qualifying heat race at Can Am and told me where he needs to be better as well where we will see him over the next month or so.  
Running Time - 2:09
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    Kevin Root looked over some tires after his heat win and talked about the limited stagger options he has as well as how proud he is of everyone who helped him win a pair of championships.  
Running Time - 1:41
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    Addison Bowman and I hid from the rain and spoke about how they keep their checklist handy while running down the specific items they need to check off. Good one here!  
Running Time - 4:18
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    In the latest Doug’s Thoughts I run down how our night went at Can Am before the rains came, what I now respect more than before and why I need to stop being dad so often at the racetrack. I know. You’re right so don’t even say it Jeff!!!!    
Running Time - 11:58
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Friday, September 6th 2019
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    Danny Creeden explained how he ended his winless season with a pair of wins at Five Mile Point, described some big changes he was going to make while looking forward to a return to Orange County.  
Running Time - 13:42
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    Sam Reakes IV described what he learned in Quarter Midget/Microd/Go-kart racing and how it helps kids learn both how to become racecar drivers as well as better people when it comes to dealing with situations. Good one here guys and gals so give it a listen.  
Running Time - 13:55
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    Alex Payne told me what went wrong when he finished his Sportsman feature race at last week at Outlaw Speedway and how long it took them to fix it to get ready for Saturday night.   
Running Time - 3:51
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    Tyler Bartlett previews the final race weekend of the season at Can Am this Friday & Saturday and remembers his move to a big block Modified from karts the year before. Wow!  
Running Time - 17:34
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Thursday, September 5th 2019
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    Billy Pauch Jr. recaps his last race weekend that included a win, a fourth place and a flat on Sunday, told me where he’ll be this weekend and how much he’ll race in what’s left of 2019.  
Running Time - 8:40
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    Marc Johnson explained how he won the Albany Saratoga Speedway championship with his 3rd place, how he did at the big Super DIRTcar Series race at Lebanon Valley runs down his plans for Oswego.  
Running Time - 14:33
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    Jonathan Preston spoke about his dream season in a 360 Sprinter before winning two ESS A-Mains at Brewerton, the cool donut he did at Weedsport and how much of a reaction he got from it.  
Running Time - 2:53
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    Ernie Saxton and I talk about IndyCar leaving Pocono Raceway for the 2020 season, the downside of big racetracks and a column he read on WoO owner Bobby Allen plus lots more. Don’t miss this one!  
Running Time - 26:38
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    Paul Cole gives us details on the New York Nationals this Friday & Saturday at Land of Legends Raceway, describes how the format will work and reminds us about their season finale on September 28th.  
Running Time - 8:35
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Wednesday, September 4th 2019
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    Danny Varin described a handling condition he would like to get sorted out on his 360 Sprint Car, explains what it feels like on the straightaways and who has been helping give him advice. 
Running Time - 6:07
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    Marc Minutolo told me how he won the Hobby Stock title at Outlaw for the second time in a row, how tough these cars are to drive compared to some and how much he will race in the late season.  
Running Time - 7:32
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    Tony Veneziano reports on the World of Outlaws Sprint Cars at Skagit and Grey’s Harbor Raceway in Washington State, looks ahead to a show tonight in Oregon as well as the Gold Cup this weekend.  
Running Time - 15:08
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Tuesday, September 3rd 2019
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    Ryan Coniam explains why he recently got back behind the wheel of a racecar, explains why seat time is so important right now and remembers his time in NASCAR.  
Running Time - 10:10
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    Paulie Colagiovanni speaks about attacking a race night when you have heat races and two A-Mains, describes his mind set at this time of the year and what it is like to lead the point standings.  
Running Time - 2:56
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    Derrick Podsiadlo explains why we have not seen him much, what his hopes were for last Saturday night in Canandaigua and what he’s been doing on Saturdays that has kept him up on what’s been happening.   
Running Time - 3:37
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    Sam Reakes IV tells me how his season has been going, describes some of the bad luck he’s had the past few years and compares this year to his best season just a few years ago.  
Running Time - 6:22
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Monday, September 2nd 2019
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    Tyler Trump talks about the big block under the hood of his Modified, how it felt in hot laps at Brewerton Speedway and compared it to the small block he’s driven the past two years.  
Running Time - 4:35
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    Brett Wright explained why he had to take some races off with his Sprint Car, runs down how much he will spend in tires this weekend and talks about a big change coming in his life.  
Running Time - 7:11
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    Rich Townsend picked up a Sportsman win last weekend at Brewerton for his first win in almost a year and told me how he got to the front as well as what he’ll be doing after Labor Day.  
Running Time - 3:59
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Sunday, September 1st 2019
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    Parker Smith won the first Street Stock heat race and talked about what changes to the car in the features as well as what they are doing to try not to fall off late.  
Running Time - 1:33
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     Jason Quigley was all smiles as he spoke to me after winning his first career Street Stock heat race and told me how much the victory meant to him as well as what he was hearing behind him.  
Running Time - 0:51
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    Matt Guererri finished first in the first Sportsman heat race and talked about his winless season so far as well as some things they had to work to fix beforehand.  
Running Time - 0:42
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     Nick Guererri came from eighth to first quickly to win his Sportsman heat and described the big wreck he saw in front of him as well as how me made the pass for the lead.  
Running Time - 0:40
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    Alex Payne rebounded from a long night on Friday to win his Sportsman heat and explained why he was up till 7 a.m. as well as how much better the car was compared to hot laps.  
Running Time - 0:45
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    Alan Johnson got his night off to a good start with a heat win and talked about change from hot laps that did not work as well as his hopes to calm the car down a little.  
Running Time - 0:59
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    Justin Haers spoke to the crowd after winning the final heat race in Canandaigua, told them who drew him a good starting spot as well as what he learned as he was looking around while out front.  
Running Time - 1:26
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    Marc Minutolo reacted after winning his first Street Stock feature race of the 2019 race season and compared to his multi-win season in 2018. Language warning here as I think he’s a little too comfortable with me. Just like when we're eating at the diner down the street right Marc?  
Running Time - 1:44
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     Adam DePuy had his first DNF of the season in the point race in Canandaigua and spoke about holding on to win the championship in convincing fashion.  
Running Time - 0:54
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    Darryl Ruggles led every lap to win the 305 Sprint Car A-Main and dedicated it to Dan Willmes in a very emotional victory lane. We’re going to miss you Dan and we are beyond sad for you and everyone you helped in racing myself included. More proof that God only takes the good ones early. 
Running Time - 2:20
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    Kane Bristol pulled away to win the Sportsman feature race and told me about doing what he needed to do to try to win the championship despite coming up just short.  
Running Time - 0:58
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    Kevin Root won his second championship in as many days and spoke about his phenomenal year behind the wheel while dedicating this to his father in-law Steve Pesarek.  
Running Time - 2:28
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    Alan Johnson spoke about keeping his 45 year winning season streak intact with his 35 lap Modified feature win and told me how good the outside was as he snaked his way through traffic.    
Running Time - 2:06
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