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Friday, August 9th 2019
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   Jim Witko Jr. told me how he took a brand new car with a new engine to victory lane at Brewerton Speedway last week, described what he was thinking as the laps wound down and ran down his late season plans.
Running Time - 7:25
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   Bobby Herrington recapped his weekend that included a win at Fulton on Saturday night running the outside, a 3rd place at Can Am Speedway on Fridaynight and looked ahead to three feature races this weekend.
Running Time - 12:22
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   Karl Spoonhower Jr. talked about last Saturday's races at Thunder Mountain Speedway, remarked on what it is that makes the track so unique and explains why they are calling it a season a little earlier this year. Don't worry...it's good news!
Running Time - 10:33
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Thursday, August 8th 2019
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   Lance Willix recapped his weekend that included a soul searching moment after a rough Friday night, a Modified feature win on Saturday and a 7th place on Sunday against a mixed field of cars.
Running Time - 12:34
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   Brian Berger walked me through his two races last weekend including a special night on Saturday as he brought back some memories for his uncle and told me how racing two nights a week has helped. 
Running Time - 18:05
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   Tim McColman talked about his back to back 2nd place runs with the Dirt Modified Nostalgia Tour and talked about his why he is running a Vintage racecar and remembers the different things he has raced over the years.
Running Time - 18:44
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Wednesday, August 7th 2019
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   Jeff Rockefeller explained why he was making just his second start of the season this past Friday night in Malta, remembered his big crash at Fonda to start the season and told me how he was feeling after several months off from driving.
Running Time - 5:15
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   Ivan Joslin remembered his Pro Stock win on Sunday at The Ridge, his fifth place the night before at Fonda and explained why he's ending his season early after getting in one more weekend in a few days. Get better soon Ivan!
Running Time - 9:01
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   Gary Folk Jr.  talks about his job as a flagger at Thunder Mountain and Penn Can, remembers getting hurt on the stand a few times and explained what he learned from his only time as a racecar driver. 
Running Time - 22:56
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Tuesday, August 6th 2019
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   Jeremy Smith tells me how his season is going at Thunder Mountain and how I can recognize him when I get to the hauler as well as how much fun he is having on the track and his team. 
Running Time - 3:47
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   Jessey Mueller talked about playing catch up at Albany Saratoga, how changeable the race surface has been the last few weeks and what they found out that prevented them from heading to Eldora.
Running Time - 2:39
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    Matt Janczuk recaps his weekend as he won Sportsman races at Fulton and Utica Rome Speedways, tells me how he got to the front on each night and wonders if he'll be getting into a 358 Modified anytime soon. 
Running Time - 15:57
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   Tony Veneziano reports on the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series as they raced at  I-55 Raceway, talks about each of the two race nights and looks at how close the battle is at the top of the point standings.
Running Time - 15:24
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Monday, August 5th 2019
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    Keith Flach spoke about how some recent DNF's have hurt him at Albany Saratoga, describes how things have been going and looks ahead to a new addition to his family coming up in a few months.
Running Time - 4:35
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   Mike Colsten tells me how he is feeling these days after beating a huge medical issue a few years back, how he is trying to adjust to a coil spring car and how much he enjoyed his trip to Italy & France. We'll keep you in our prayers still Mike!
Running Time - 5:54
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   In my latest Doug's Thoughts I recap our weekend racing at Albany Saratoga and Thunder Mountain, tell you how each race night went and reflect on how much fun we are having with the Dirt Modified Nostalgia Tour.
Running Time - 12:04
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Sunday, August 4th 2019
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   Matt Meade won the Limited Sportsman feature race at Thunder Mountain and told me how he came from fourth to first as well as how racy the track was despite a few rough areas. 
Running Time - 1:40
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   Bailey Boyd won a very long 600 cc Modified race and told me about his three years behind the wheel as well as the Sportsman car he now drives as well at two racetracks. 
Running Time - 0:40
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   Eric Rowley talked about his win in the 4 Cylinder feature race, described an engine problem they were going to have to fix and explained why his second win this year was so special. This guy was fun to chat with!!!
Running Time - 1:13
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   Scott Gauthier won his fourth in a row in the Nostalgia division with the Dirt Modified Nostalgia Tour and spoke about the racers he competes with as well his old school rear suspension is working.
Running Time - 1:08
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   Kristen Chamberlain told me how she was doing after a very bad flip in the 600 cc Modified feature, what happened to send her flying and what she was most concerned about initially. Wow! So happy you are ok!
Running Time - 4:08
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   Mike Bowman won his third race of the seasonat Thunder Mountain and told me about the lines he ran to hold off the competition while explaining what it is that makes this track different than others. 
Running Time - 6:13
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   Bob Johnson spoke about his Dirt Modified Nostalgia Tour win and remembered his last time he raced there while describing how technical Thunder Mountain can be.  
Running Time - 1:43
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Saturday, August 3rd 2019
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   Jason Powers told the crowd about his win in the Dirt Modified Nostalgia race for his 2nd in a row on the tour, how much bite was in the track as well as how much he enjoyed the night. 
Running Time - 0:48
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   Scott Gauthier added to his win total at Albany Saratoga winning the Nostalgia division feature with the Dirt Modified Nostalgia Tour and spoke about some help he had for power under the hood as well as how cool it was to have his daughter in the crowd.
Running Time - 1:00
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   Scott Duell made a pass with 3 to go to win the Sportsman feature and talked about how much he needed a win as well as why a victory on this special night made a nice night that much more special. This was a very good race!
Running Time - 2:02
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   Mike Mahaney talked about how he won his second Modified feature of the season at Albany Saratoga Speedway, why he chose the inside lane on a late race restart despite running the top when the yellow came out and described a big problem he had late in the race with his engine.
Running Time - 4:45
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   Peter Britten explained how he almost fell out of the top five after leading early, rallied late with a car that would onlly run the bottom to finish in second place and reminded me why this was a lot better out that last time. 
Running Time - 3:28
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   Bobby Hackel IV came home in third place in the Modified feature race at Albany Saratoga and explained how he lost a position on the final circuit as well as how much the changing surface is making teams think about which tire to use on the right rear.
Running Time - 2:30
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   Kenny Tremont described why the top groove was the fastest way to go at Albany Saratoga after his fifth place finish, explained how that affected his tire choice and commented on how his son is doing in the Sportsman division.
Running Time - 1:27
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