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Friday, December 28th 2018
   Top five downloaded interviews from June 2018:
 
Alan Rudalavage talks about his win at Penn Can on Friday and a TV gig he had back in the 80's. 
Danny O’Brien talked about winning his second in a row at Can Am and his 2nd place at Brockville.
Mike McLaughlin looked over a 1980’s Showcar Modified and remembered his days working there.
Pete Bicknell talks about his win last week at Ransomville and gives drivers some valuable set up tips.
Tommy Sears remembers his 358 Modified win at Fulton and talked about learning to drive again.
 
Alan Rudalavage talks about his win at Penn Can on Friday, his plans to add Five Mile Point to his schedule for the Dick Longstreet Memorial on Sunday and a TV gig he had for an Army/Navy store.  
Danny O’Brien talked about winning his second DIRTcar 358 Modified feature in a row at Can Am, his 2nd place finish at Brockville Ontario Speedway and tells me how good the surfaces are at each track.    
Mike McLaughlin looked over a 1980’s Showcar Modified and remembered his days working there as a young man as well as how he made his way up in the company.    
Pete Bicknell talks about his win last week at Ransomville, explains how he got into a jingle after the checkered flag and gives drivers some valuable set up tips. Want help? Call them at 905-685-4291.    
Tommy Sears remembers his 358 Modified win at Fulton and talked about learning to drive the lower horsepower small block after many years at the track in a big block.    
 
Thursday, December 27th 2018
   Top five downloaded interviews from May 2018:
 
Alan Rudalavage talks about his second place at Woodhull and what is new at Penn Can Speedway.
Alan Johnson picked up win number 122 in Canandaigua and explained how his experience helped.
Pat Ward told me how has been doing so far and how little he knew about his small block competition.
Jordan McCreadie ran down his plans for the year and talked about getting used to Fulton Speedway.
Otto Sitterly describes the work he is doing on his Supermodified to get ready for 2018 in Oswego.
 
Alan Rudalavage talks about his second place at Woodhull last Saturday, how the new mix of engines has expanded the division and what is new at Penn Can Speedway.   
Alan Johnson picked up win number 122 in Canandaigua at Land of Legends Raceway and explained how his experience helped while looking forward to a night of big block racing in Weedsport.    
Pat Ward told me how has been doing so far, how little he knew about his small block competition and wonders what the future may look like locally.    
Jordan McCreadie ran down his plans for the year, talked about getting used to Fulton Speedway and the two different tires he can use on the right rear.    
Otto Sitterly describes the work he is doing on his Supermodified to get ready for the Oswego Speedway opener on May 26th and tells me about his hopes for a win as well as why he likes this form of racing so much. Lots of really good stuff here!   
 
Wednesday, December 26th 2018
   Top five downloaded interviews from April 2018:
 
Billy Pauch Jr. recapped his wins at Big Diamond and New Egypt and looks ahead to this weekend.
Ryan Watt talks about his win in the Doug Hoffman Memorial and his plans for this weekend.
Peter Britten talked about his Friday practice at Malta and reflected on his move to America.
Steve Poirier explains why he’ll be running a trimmed down schedule this year and his 2017 thoughts.
Jessey Mueller tells me how he set a new track record at Malta and looks forward to Tuesday night.
 
Ryan Watt talks about his win in the Doug Hoffman Memorial, how many Modifieds were on coli over suspensions and his plans to race twice this weekend.  
Billy Pauch Jr. recapped his wins at Big Diamond and New Egypt as well as his seventh place on Thursday and looks ahead to four race days in a row starting this Thursday at Georgetown. 
Peter Britten talked about his Friday practice at Malta and reflected on coming to America as an Australian champion as well as how tough it was adapting those first few seasons. Really good one here! 
Steve Poirier explains why he’ll be running a trimmed down schedule this year, how he is getting back in race shape and remembers his tough start to the 2017 season.    
Jessey Mueller tells me how he set a new track record at Malta’s practice last week, looks forward to the re-scheduled show on Tuesday night and runs down his plans to race weekly on Friday & Sunday.  
 
Tuesday, December 25th 2018
   Top five downloaded interviews from March 2018:
 
Alan Johnson talks about his season racing twice weekly and tells me how his racecars look now.  
Ronnie Johnson told me about his new deal for 2018 and remembered working on dad’s pit crew.
Rocky Warner shared some of what he learned at the end of last year and looked ahead to a big year.
Jamie Moore talks about restored Jim Shampine Supermodified that he showed off last weekend.
Jeff Cook interviews Jason Barney and asks him what it takes to become an ESS Champion.
 
Alan Johnson talks about his season racing twice weekly and tells me how his racecars look now as well as some of the drivers he would put on his top five list.    
Ronnie Johnson told me about his new deal for 2018 and remembered working on dad’s pit crew as well as some of what he learned from his early days in racing.    
Rocky Warner shared some of what he learned at the end of last season in his Modified starts, what he knows about his plans as of now and compares what he’ll do now to what he’s done in the past.    
Jamie Moore talks about restored Jim Shampine Supermodified that he showed off last weekend in Auburn, how many people gave of their time & money to make it happen and how he it helped him in his own recovery from a heart attack and a stroke. If you missed it, the car will be at the Syracuse Motorsports Expo this weekend.   
Jeff Cook interviews Jason Barney at the Syracuse Motorsports Expo and asks him what it takes to become an ESS Champion.     
 
Monday, December 24th 2018
   Top five downloaded interviews from February 2018:
 
Tim Sears Jr. talked about the pair of racecars he is working on and Fulton’s switch to small blocks.
Doug Manmiller recaps his two win season at Grandview and talks about the new racecars in his shop.
Jeremy Smith gets ready for Florida next week with Billy Decker and runs down his weekly plans.
Danny Bouc recaps his season at New Egypt and tells me about his new ride in a Ford powered car.
Todd Root talks about his move to a 358 and explains what he learned at some late season shows.
 
Tim Sears Jr. talked about the pair of racecars he is working on, how close they are to being race ready and offers his take on Fulton’s switch to small blocks.   
Doug Manmiller recaps his two win season at Grandview and talks about the new racecars in his shop as well as his hopes to travel a bit more with a second car.   
Jeremy Smith gets ready for Florida next week teaming up with Billy Decker, runs down his weekly plans that have changed for 2018 and remembered his start in racing in the mid 90’s.    
Danny Bouc recaps his season at New Egypt where he won three features, tells me about his new ride in a Ford powered Modified for some traveling shows and his family business.   
Todd Root talks about his move to a 358, describes the two cars he will race in this season and explains what he learned at some late season shows.     
 
Sunday, December 23rd 2018
   Top five downloaded interviews from January 2018:

Billy VanPelt talks about today’s Open House at Bicknell and runs down his 2018 race plans.
Max McLaughlin told me about his Florida plans for February and wonders where he’ll race weekly.
Tyler Bartlett talks about purchasing Can Am Speedway and runs down their plans for the season.
Brian McDonald talked about his season at Mohawk International Raceway and at Cornwall.
Dean Catlin talks about changes at Skyline for 2018 including a move to Saturday night racing.
 
 
Billy VanPelt talks about today’s Open House at Bicknell, explains why he enjoys the event so much and runs down his 2018 race plans.    
Max McLaughlin told me about his Florida plans for February, described the work he is doing in the shop to get ready and wonders where he’ll race weekly.    
Tyler Bartlett talks about purchasing Can Am Speedway and runs down their plans for the season while describing what he would like to change at the track.  
Brian McDonald talked about his season at Mohawk International Raceway and at Cornwall, described the two new cars he is putting together and remembers a rough Super DIRT Week. 
Dean Catlin talks about changes at Skyline for 2018 including a move to Saturday night racing, a wider backstretch and where you’ll see the track represented in March.     
 
Saturday, December 22nd 2018
   New on the Audio Page for today:
 
Alex Bergeron tells me how he parleyed being #1 at I-Racing into a real ride in a real 360 Sprinter.
Isabel Barron recaps her championship season in a kart and looks ahead to racing Sportsman next year.
 
Wow! What a nice day it was for us here in Central New York as the rain got out of here quickly and then the sun came out as the temps hit the mid 60’s. Yea, I’ll take that any day.
 
Still not quite sure if I’ll be starting the Best Of interviews tomorrow or not as I’ll see what today brings. If I can get a few things done in the studio I will otherwise we’ll lock ourselves in the room and get the top five interviews up and downloaded so we can enjoy our year in review. Either way we’ll have stuff for you guys tomorrow.
 
On the site today are a pair of young people who are set up to do some amazing things this coming season. Each of them have their own unique story and I hope you like them both.
 
Now let’s chat in more detail about those new conversations that are up and ready to listen to on the Audio Page right now. Alex Bergeron tells me how he parleyed being number 1 at I-Racing into getting into a real 360 Sprinter, how he did in two starts in a 305 this past season and runs down some of the video games he has played. 
 
Isabel Barron recaps her championship season in a kart, looks ahead to racing Sportsman next year and tells me about her hot lap session at Woodhull Raceway with an experienced racer chatting in her ear.  
 
     
 
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