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Thursday, February 18th 2016
   

New on the Audio Page for today:

Jordan McCreadie talks about his season at Mohawk International and Brockville Ontario Speedway.
Mike Walton talks about the advantage that lightweight parts can give a crate Sportsman.

It’s a great time to be a racefan! Sure, the on track action is far away but at least we’re talking about actual racing going on right now. Best of luck to everyone who is racing now and we hope everything goes well. I wish I was there!!!

We have some nice stuff for you today including a lot of valuable information to you Sportsman teams out there and boy are there a lot of you. Many of you have asked about all this new lightweight stuff and wondered about the benefits and costs. I’ve got a good one today to help with that issue and hopefully you guys will get a lot from the conversation.

I’ll be having some friends over tonight to watch the 150 lappers from Daytona and I’ll be hoping not to see The Big One or anything close to it. And the trucks race tomorrow too so a lot of us will be pulling for rookie Rico Abreu to do well as he starts an entire season of NASCAR racing.

Now let’s chat more about what we have for you today on the Audio Page starting with a second generation driver who has a lot of good things going on in his life both on and off the racetrack.   Jordan McCreadie talks about his season at Mohawk International and Brockville Ontario Speedway, how close he is to getting that first dirt Modified win and how his family helps his racing efforts.  

Mike Walton talks about the advantage that lightweight parts can give a crate Sportsman. We chat about rear ends, transmissions, drive shafts, brakes and pulleys. Good stuff for you Sportsman teams here!!!  

 
Wednesday, February 17th 2016
   

New on the Audio Page for today:

Ryan Susice talks about his indoor races so far, looks ahead to Trenton and runs down his schedule.
Colby Herzog recaps his two win season at Brewerton & Fulton and updates me on his racecar.

That was quite the day on Tuesday as we had snow, rain and then snow again. It’s a slushy mess out there and fortunately I was able to stay home for the most part and get work done.

Two conversations were recorded on Tuesday and both of those are up for you today. I know a lot of you are wishing you were down in Florida at a racetrack but know that soon the snow will melt and we’ll be racing up here. It seems far away I know, but before you know it we’ll be at our favorite race track cheering on our favorite drivers.

Now let’s tell you a little more about what we have for you today on the Audio Page as you dig yourself out today from a very active weather day. Ryan Susice talks about his two indoor races so far, looks ahead to Trenton on February 26th & 27th and runs down his schedule that includes Modified and Sprint Car starts.  

Colby Herzog recaps his two win season at Brewerton & Fulton, updates me on how his racecar is coming along and remembers starting his career in the Young Pups division at Skyline.  

 
Tuesday, February 16th 2016
   

New on the Audio Page for today:

Chris Mackey tells me how his shop work is going and how lightweight parts help Sportsman.
Tony Veneziano reports on the World of Outlaws Sprint Car openers from this past weekend.

It was a balmy 22 degrees at the home studio up by 44 degrees from where we were two nights ago. Yeah, it has been cold alright although it sounds like we may get above freezing today. I can’t wait.

Racing continues tonight in Florida as the DIRTcar Nationals continues and our own DIRTcar Modifieds will get their first practice laps tonight ahead of four straight nights sharing the track with the super Late Models. It’s an exciting time to be a race fan and boy do a lot of us wish we were there right now.

Speaking of right now, we have two more chats to listen to on the Audio Page as we get ready for the start of the season here and look back at some of what has happened in Florida so far. Chris Mackey tells me how his shop work is going and how lightweight parts are needed for Sportsman as we discuss weight versus durability versus cost. Hmmmm. What do you think?  

Tony Veneziano reports on the World of Outlaws Sprint Car openers from this past weekend’s DIRTcar Nationals from Volusia Speedway in Florida.  

 
Monday, February 15th 2016
   

New on the Audio Page for today:

Tony Finch II talks about his Fulton Speedway championship and the work he has to do in the shop.
Kyle Kiehn tells me how close he came to winning a race in 2015 and what he has going for 2016.

The sun was shining on Sunday and people like me who stayed shuddered inside got to go out and see the light of day and get some things done. I did some running around and got the driveway done before watching some more racing with Allie. We watched the end of the ARCA race from Saturday and started on the first NHRA race of 2016 which will now be broadcasted on Fox Sports 1.

We show some love again today to the Sportsman class with a pair of drivers who race in that ultra competitive division. And I will be back in the studio today to do more interviews as the start of the season here in the northeast is still a few months away.

I did get to chat with a lot of people on Sunday but did not hit the record button once. I caught up with a few old friends and some of my non-racing buddies as well. But I’ll be back at it today and we’ll have more good stuff for you again tomorrow

Now let’s chat about what we have on the Audio Page starting out with a racer who won five times last season. Tony Finch II talks about his Fulton Speedway championship, how supportive his family is in his racing efforts and the work he has to do in the shop.

Kyle Kiehn tells me how close he came to winning his first ever Sportsman race in 2015, how he is feeling after an off season knee surgery and what he has going for 2016.

 
Sunday, February 14th 2016
   

New on the Audio Page for today:

Matt Janczuk talks about his 3 win season at Utica Rome and a movie that he had a role in.
Jeff Stevenson tells me about his first series championship and how his family helps on race nights.

It was as cold as they said it would be on Saturday as the temperature never made it above zero. It did snow but I decided to stay inside all day and will snowblow the driveway later today when it is a little warmer. Not a bad idea eh?

It is Valentine’s Day today and I hope you all have someone special to share it with today. I’ll be with my wife of 22 years today and we will go out to eat sometime this week to celebrate. And of course I have some nice things for her today including her favorite…dark chocolate.

I’ll be in the studio hoping to catch a few people and have a pair of Sportsman racers in the can right now just in case I am not successful in my quest today.

So now let’s chat more about what I have for you today on the Audio Page as we show some love for the Sportsman division. Matt Janczuk talks about his 3 win season at Utica Rome, explains why he feels he runs better once summer rolls around and a movie made in Hamilton that he had a role in.  

Jeff Stevenson tells me about his first series championship, his background in racing that started in karts and how his family helps on race nights.

 
Saturday, February 13th 2016
   

New on the Audio Page for today:

Gary Roberts talks about a shift change will help his racing and why he is so optimistic right now.
Tyler Graves tells me about the new chassis they are assembling and his busy 2016 race plans.

Today is going to be a cold one alright. They are talking about barely getting above zero degrees which is darned cold I don’t care who you are. So stay warm and remember it will be warm soon and we will all be at our favorite racetracks wishing it was a little cooler. We’re funny sometimes aren’t we?

I have two chats from my time in the studio on Friday and we’ll be back in the studio again today. And tonight we’ll be watching the Sprint Unlimited from Daytona as the 2016 season begins in NASCAR land. Of course they are still racing in Florida and boy do we wish we were there right now.

Speaking of now, here is what you can listen to right now on the Audio Page to get you through this super cold Saturday. Gary Roberts talks about a shift change at work will help his racing, why he is so optimistic right now and what they found when they disassembled his engine.  

Tyler Graves tells me about the new chassis they are assembling, remembers some of his 2015 season and looks ahead to a busy season to come.  

 
Friday, February 12th 2016
   

New on the Audio Page for today:

Shawn Donath talks about the Sprint Car shop in Syracuse and his plans to race a 360 at East Bay.
Dean Catlin tells me how he purchased Skyline Raceway, his background and his 2016 race plans.

Wow, is it cold out today or what? The kids are hoping for a snow day but I have a feeling they’ll be back at school one more day before their winter break next week. Stay warm today guys as it is going to be brutally cold.

I got some work done last night I between stretching and other activities. I am still nursing the sore back and am hoping to maybe get back on the bowling lanes next week but I am not going to push it. No I am not.

Excited about seeing some racing tomorrow night as the Sprint Unlimited will get the NASCAR season underway. I know Allie is ready and looking ahead to seeing some action on the big track. Let’s hope everyone racing in Florida these next few weeks stays safe and has a great time.

Now let’s chat more about what we have for you on the Audio Page starting with big news from Central New York on the state’s first retail store for winged racers. Shawn Donath talks about the new Sprint Car shop on the north side of Syracuse, how the family’s engine shop is doing his plans to race a 360 at East Bay. To reach the Sprint Car shop call 315-771-7547.

Dean Catlin tells me how he purchased Skyline Raceway, his background in racing as well as events and his 2016 race plans.   Schedule is coming out this Sunday so look for that.  

 
     
 
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