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Wednesday, January 3rd 2018
   Top Five downloaded interviews of November 2017:

Billy Pauch Sr. talks about his 2017 season that saw him go winless trying to figure out a new car.
Alan Johnson reviews his five win season and talked about the two tracks he competed at weekly.
Billy VanPelt talks about winning his 19th track championship at Woodhull and his 2017 season.
Joe Marotta and I share some memories of days gone by and think of our friend Gary Montgomery.
Joey Saldana told me about his ride with Rudeen Racing for 2018 and reflected on his 2017 season.
 
Billy Pauch Sr. talks about his 2017 season that saw him go winless trying to figure out a new car of his own design and explains some of what went wrong with this coil over Modified.   

Alan Johnson reviews his five win season and talked about the two tracks he competed at weekly while reflecting on his 35 years behind the wheel of a Modified.    

Billy VanPelt talks about winning his 19th track championship at Woodhull, how his 2017 season went as he raced at two weekly tracks and explained why he enjoys helping young racers.  

Joe Marotta and I talk about what he is doing today, share some memories of days gone by and think of our friend Gary Montgomery who we lost last year. Rest in Peace Gary!  

Joey Saldana told me about his ride with Rudeen Racing for 2018, reflected on his 2017 season and offered his take on what Donny Schatz is doing right now while comparing it to the past.     
 
Tuesday, January 2nd 2018
   Top Five downloaded interviews of October 2017:

Tim McCreadie talks about his hopes to win the Lucas Oil Late Model championship this weekend.
Hear from many Modified drivers as they get ready to walk the stage Sunday at Oswego Speedway.
Peter Britten described how he ended up finishing second after leading until the final lap.
Matt Sheppard spoke about his last lap pass to win the 200 lapper and take the SDS point lead.
Joe Gosek tells me about his three dirt Sportsman races and how much fun he had in the racecar.

Tim McCreadie talks about his hopes to win the Lucas Oil Late Model championship this weekend, what his goals are for the two day event and what it would mean being a Modified guy from New York.    

Hear from many Modified drivers as they get ready to walk the stage Sunday at Oswego Speedway. This is always one of the most popular clips we air all year long. Enjoy!  

Peter Britten described how he ended up finishing second after leading until the final lap and how heartbreaking it was for him after coming so close to the big win. Some post race analysis here too!    

Matt Sheppard spoke about his last lap pass to win the 200 lapper, what they did on pit road to get better and with the win take the SDS point lead.   

Joe Gosek tells me about his three late season dirt Sportsman races, how the opportunity came about and how much fun he had in the racecar. Stay tuned for 2018!      
 
Monday, January 1st 2018
   Top Five downloaded interviews of September 2017:

Matt Kenseth talks about the damage that sidelined him at Richmond and how unique Chicago is.
Jimmy Horton talked about winning the Orange County Modified championship with just one win.
Ryan Newman recaps last week’s race at Richmond and looks ahead to this weekend in Chicago.
Ryan Watt talked about his weekend at Bridgeport Speedway where he won and finished in 2nd.
Austin Dillon talked about last weekend in New Hampshire and previews Sunday in Dover.
 
Matt Kenseth talks about the damage that sidelined him at Richmond, how strange the events were that led to it and how unique the surface at Chicagoland is.    

Jimmy Horton talked about winning the Orange County Modified championship after leading the points from start to finish, how they cut down on DNF’s and his plans for the rest of the year. 

Ryan Newman recaps last week’s race at Richmond, explains how he moved up six spots after the final caution and looks ahead to this weekend in Chicago.    

Ryan Watt talked about his weekend at Bridgeport Speedway where he won and finished in 2nd while looking ahead to a pair of races Friday & Saturday as well as some relaxation at Super DIRT Week as a camper.

Austin Dillon talked about last weekend’s 19th place in New Hampshire, previews Sunday’s Monster Energy Cup race in Dover and explains why he likes the track so much.      
 
Sunday, December 31st 2017
   Top Five downloaded interviews of August 2017:

Ty Dillon talked about his Xfinity races at Watkins Glen as he gets ready for double duty this weekend.
Alan Johnson spoke about why he was running a 358 at Canandaigua and issues with the big block.
Mike Mahaney chats about his Saturday night at Grandview as well as last week’s big win at Fonda.
Max McLaughlin walked me through his Friday at Brewerton where he won his 2nd Modified feature.
Lucas Wolfe told me how close he came to making the Knoxville Nationals and his hopes for Sunday.
 
Ty Dillon talked about his Xfinity races at Watkins Glen as he gets ready for double duty this weekend, what makes the place so special and what would make for a good weekend for him.    

Alan Johnson spoke about why he was running a 358 at Canandaigua, some recent issues with the big block and what he thinks about the possibility of a track running small blocks weekly. Good one here.   

Mike Mahaney chats about his Saturday night at Grandview, why we haven’t seen him in a 360 Sprint Car of late as well as last week’s big win at Fonda.   

Max McLaughlin walked me through his Friday at Brewerton where he won his 2nd Modified feature, how close he came to winning the second race as well as how dramatic his win was at the end.    

Lucas Wolfe told me how close he came to making the Knoxville Nationals on Saturday night, how he made his way to Weedsport on Sunday and looks ahead to a busy stretch this weekend.     
 
Saturday, December 30th 2017
   Top Five downloaded interviews of July 2017:

Alan Johnson talks about being inducted into the DIRT Motorsports Hall of Fame on Monday.
Steve Paine talks about being inducted into the DIRT Hall of Fame and his ride for Tuesday night.
Stewart Friesen talks about why he is taking a brief break for the Camping World Truck Series.
Brett Hearn talks about how tight the points are on the Super DIRTcar Series and his last weekend.  
Mark Smith spoke about his wingless win in Weedsport and what he does with his chassis business.
 
Alan Johnson talks about being inducted into the DIRT Motorsports Hall of Fame on Monday, tells me some of the people who were on hand for the occasion and an older car that is being restored.  
 
Steve Paine talks about being inducted into the DIRT Hall of Fame, remembers some of the accomplishments that he is most proud of and how he got a ride for Tuesday night.   

Stewart Friesen talks about why he is taking a brief break for the Camping World Truck Series, when he is getting back at it and how much he is learning about how to race on asphalt compared to dirt.    

Brett Hearn talks about how tight the points are on the Super DIRTcar Series, how interesting things are going to get in the next few months and his last rainy weekend.    

Mark Smith spoke about his wingless win in Weedsport a week ago, his plans to compete in the entire speedway schedule and what he does with his business, Mach 1 Chassis.  
 
Friday, December 29th 2017
   Top Five downloaded interviews of June 2017:

Steve Paine talked about his 2017 season to date and shared some memories of Gary Montgomery.
Pete Bicknell talked about win at Ransomville and gives racers some great tips on set-up & tires.
Larry Wight describes what it was like hot lapping a wingless 360 Sprint and what made it different.
Pat Ward talked about racing at Five Mile Point Speedway today at the Super DIRTcar Series race.
Danny Creeden recapped his two win weekend and talked about helping younger drivers.
 
Steve Paine talked about his 2017 season to date and shared some memories of Gary Montgomery at Canandaigua Motorsports Park on a night honoring the former announcer, promoter and race fan.    

Pete Bicknell talked about win at Ransomville, his pair of features at Merrittville and gives racers some great tips on set-up & tires. This is a must listen racers…really! The set up stuff starts just before 11 minutes into this clip.   

Larry Wight describes what it was like hot lapping a wingless 360 Sprint after the show was over Saturday night at Fulton and what made it different from anything he has driven before.  

Pat Ward talked about racing at Five Mile Point Speedway today at the Super DIRTcar Series race and told me about some of his past at the track as well as how he likes to get around it.  

 Danny Creeden recapped his two win weekend with victories at Accord and Thunder Mountain and talked about leading the points at both tracks while helping younger drivers.    
 
Thursday, December 28th 2017
   Top Five downloaded interviews of May 2017:

Stewart Friesen talks about his win at Fonda, his hopes for Sunday and his NASCAR truck racing.
Pat Ward recaps his Super DIRTcar Series race at Bridgeport and looks ahead to Monday.
Danny O’Brien brought his 358 to Canandaigua for a shake down and talked about his plans.
Billy Pauch Jr. described how he won his third race in four starts at New Egypt and Wednesday.
Ryan Watt talks about his Super DIRTcar Series win at Bridgeport, his first ever win on the series.
 
Stewart Friesen talks about his Modified feature win at Fonda on Saturday, his hopes for Sunday with the World of Outlaws and his NASCAR Camping World truck races.  
 
Pat Ward recaps his Super DIRTcar Series race at Bridgeport, explains why it was a struggle for him and looks ahead to crewing Sunday and racing Monday.  

Danny O’Brien brought his 358 to Canandaigua for a shake down and explained why he preferred a race to a practice and talked about his plans for the coming season.  

Billy Pauch Jr. described how he won his third race in four starts at New Egypt coming from 14th on Saturday and his pair of top fives Wednesday at Kutztown.  

 Ryan Watt talks about his Super DIRTcar Series win at Bridgeport on Tuesday night for his first ever win on the series and runs down where we will see him next.    
 
     
 
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