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Tuesday, April 12th 2016
   

New on the Audio Page for today:

Nick Krause explains how the rain & snow has actually helped him get his Sportsman ready.
Tony Veneziano gives us an overview of the World of Outlaws season so far after two rainouts.

It was yet another rainy day on Monday but the good news is that things look to be better later this week. A lot of tracks have their openers on tap and hopefully it won’t rain too much and saturate the ground too much and we can finally go racing.

If everything works out I plan on hitting Canandaigua either Friday or Saturday and then Utica Rome on Sunday. Like I’ve been saying, this off season has been more of a grind than most to me so I cannot wait to get back out to the tracks and see all of you. I miss it so much!

Now let’s chat more about what we have on the Audio Page for today starting with the interview that gave me the idea for today’s column in the Syracuse Post Standard and online at Syracuse.com. Nick Krause explains how the rain & snow has actually helped him get his Sportsman ready as he prepares for the Canandaigua opener this weekend.  

Tony Veneziano gives us an overview of the World of Outlaws season so far after two rainouts and evaluates how the top drivers are doing as well as how the new format is working.  

 
Monday, April 11th 2016
   

New on the Audio Page for today:

Bret Belden tells me how he is feeling after suffering from clogged arteries and quitting smoking.
Frank Hyatt talks about his converted Pro Stock, the work he has to do and how he does with it.

We made it through another weekend without racing here in Central New York but we do have a lot on the docket for the coming weekend so let’s all hope we get a break and can finally get out and see some real racing.

I was able to get some work done while watching The Masters and drooling over the fact that people are outside enjoying the weather. I have two things I love to do in the summer and they are racing and golf and now I can’t do either.

The off season gets harder for me at this time of the year and I really need to get out more. If some of you are looking form some company in the shop this week please get ahold of me as I going a little stir crazy. I love my new house but I do need to get out of it more. Message me guys!

Now let’s chat more about what we have for you today on the Audio Page starting with a man who has made some big lifestyle changes recently and for all the right reasons. Bret Belden tells me how he is feeling after suffering from clogged arteries and quitting smoking as he gets ready to get racing again in the Late Model division.  

Frank Hyatt talks about his Pure Stock that he converted to a Pro Stock, the work he has to do and wonders about a tire change for the coming season.

 
Sunday, April 10th 2016
   

New on the Audio Page for today:

Doug Manmiller tells me about his win in the Big Diamond opener and his 13th at Grandview.
Nick Nye talks about running more Modified races in 2016 and thinks back on his start in racing.

I had a fun day on Saturday as I was able to get out for a while and do so on a sunny day. Hey, it didn’t snow so yes, it was cold but it didn’t snow. I’ll take that for now ok?

On the site today we have a pair of drivers that have already raced this year but are off this weekend for obvious reasons. I have yet to see anything live so far and hope this weekend we can change that because I really do need to get out of my little rut here. This time of year is always tough as I am ready to go but Mother Nature is not.

Now let’s chat more about what we have for you today on the Audio Page as we wind down our weekend. Doug Manmiller tells me about his win in the Big Diamond opener, his 13th at Grandview the next night and describes how an early victory can boost a driver’s spirits.

Nick Nye talks about running more Modified races in 2016, what broke at The Hard Clay Open last weekend and thinks back on his start in racing at Skyline in a stock car.  

 
Saturday, April 9th 2016
   

New on the Audio Page for today:

Paul Kinney talks about his hopes for the coming season with the ESS and his pair of Sprinters.
Jessica Power explains how adding a soft tire track should help her on the Sportsman series.

May not be much going on this weekend as Mother Nature has caused massive cancellations. The long range forecast is a little better but it may still be a while before we race here in CNY. Keep your fingers crossed!

Everything is back to normal here and Camille is doing much better. She did not make it through the whole day on Friday but did get back to work for most of the day. By today and Monday she’ll be back in full swing. Thanks to all of you for your well wishes and prayers. Everything will be just fine!!!

I was able to get some work done nuce and early on Friday so I got to spend some time with the girls and watch a movie with them. I love introducing them to some of my favorites and Allie and Katie have learned to trust me when it comes to movie choices. Cool.

Now let’s chat more about what we have for you on the Audio Page today starting with a racer who is in great shape for the coming season. Paul Kinney talks about his hopes for the coming season with the ESS, his pair of Sprinters and the types of racetracks he tends to do well at. His first race is April 22nd at Outlaw Speedway.  

Jessica Power explains how adding a soft tire track like Fulton Speedway should help her on the Sportsman series and her hopes to better her top 5 finish on the series. Her first race is set for next weekend at Canandaigua.  

 
Friday, April 8th 2016
   

New on the Audio Page for today:

Kenny Gates tells me how a late season wreck almost ruined his season and his brand new Pro Stock.
Bill Shea talks about the get together at the Speedway Club taking place this Saturday in Vernon.  

We had a good day here as Camille was feeling much better after her surgery on Wednesday. She will be back to work today and hopes to make it through the whole day. Thanks to everyone for understanding and it worked out as well as things could have as I got to spend some time in the studio after dinner time.

The weather outside is still the big story right now as cancellations are widespread in racing and not just here in the northeast. The Midwest has also seen we and cold and many events there are in the same boat as we are here. It was horrible for Mother Nature to tease us like she did and give us all that nice weather in March. I need to have a chat with her about that.

Now let’s talk about who I chatted with on Thursday that is up on the Audio Page for you to listen to right now. Kenny Gates tells me how a late season wreck almost ruined his season, how he got the car back on the track weeks later and his brand new Pro Stock for 2016. Good story here guys!  

Bill Shea talks about why Utica Rome cancelled their practice set for this Saturday and replaced it with a get together at the Speedway Club out front of the speedway taking place this Saturday from 4 p.m.-12 a.m. in Vernon.  

 
Thursday, April 7th 2016
   New on the Audio Page for today:

Kip Zeiter talks about The Men Behind the Mic taking place April 16th at the IMRRC in Watkins Glen.

Everything went well on Wednesday as my wife was in for a surgery during the day. I spent all day with her and between me and the kids we took good care of her once she got back.

Obviously that trumped everything else I had to do on Wednesday so I do apologize but I have one clip for you today. I am hopeful that today she’ll feel much better and I can squeeze in some interviews in the studio.

Now let’s talk more about what we have for you on the Audio Page starting with news on a big event you’ll surely want to attend. Kip Zeiter talks about The Men Behind the Mic taking place on April 16th at the IMRRC in Watkins Glen and reminds fans that the track is letting people on the new surface on the weekend of the 15th and 16th.  


 
Wednesday, April 6th 2016
   

New on the Audio Page for today:

Gary Tomkins tells me about his Friday & Saturday night Modified rides and his hopes for Eldora.
Rich Vleck talks about the Atomic Power Racing Hour and why he is back at Genesee Speedway.

I was able to get enough done on Sunday and Monday so that I could take a day off on Tuesday for our bowling banquet and of course some online racing. I just love Tuesdays!

We’ll be back in the studio again today but probably a little later in the day as Camille is having a surgery this afternoon. Nothing to worry about we’ve been told but any time things like this happen you can’t help but be a little nervous. So as soon as we get back and I get her comfortable, I’ll see what work I can get done but you may only get one tomorrow. Gotta do what you gotta do.

Now let’s chat more about what we have today on the Audio Page as we check in with a former SDS Champion who is I pretty good shape for the coming season. Gary Tomkins tells me about his Friday & Saturday night Modified rides, his hopes to get his own team out once again and why he can’t wait for Eldora.  

Rich Vleck talks about the Atomic Power Racing Hour and why he decided to go back to Genesee Speedway and reflects on his time with the Patriot Sprint Tour.  

 
     
 
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