The Sportsman Drag Racing Podcast w/ Luke & Jed Podcast

250: Troy Williams on the Million

After last weeks million drama, Troy Williams asked to come on the show to give his perspective, honest, and to the point. Luke, Jed, and Troy also preview and make picks for the NHRA ET Championships. Luke details some NHRA points changes after Rockingham, and finish out with some more bad beats. A long, interesting, must listen episode. 

249: The Million is Underway in a BIG Way!

We thought it was going to be a slow week…we were wrong, very wrong. We have had lots or racers “break the internet” often in good ways, this week we have social media going crazy for not such a good reason. Listen in to hear Luke and Jed’s take on the situation at the Million, a few more NHRA class points chase pictures becoming more clear, and IHRA crowns their World Champions.

248: Best Halloween Costume Ever!!! Oh and Some Racing Talk!

Luke and Jed have a huge episode on tap. A ton of racing, all over the country, big bracket racing turnouts, along with Luke racing in Ohio. Of course this time of year, an episode wouldn’t be complete without an in depth update on NHRA points implications. Tune in for another sportsman racing filled episode!

247: Real Housewives of…Comp Eliminator?

Luke and Jed put together a huge show, with a ton of entertaining discussion. From Fall Fling results with similar names, to Luke being in OHIO…to Comp Eliminator Drama, you name it you’ll find it. A great show on tap, be sure to tune in! 

246: Greatest Bracket Racer of all time?

Luke and Jed catch up on the latest huge bracket race winners. They discuss Derby City $100k results, Jim Harrington Bracket Nationals, and of course a catch up on NHRA points situations. Couple all of the racing with a hilarious #MANSCAPED ad and shoutouts, and you’ll be sure to stay entertained. 

245: Broken Record?

Jeff Serra and Nick Hastings…heard those names? Nah…us either. On this weeks show, Luke and Jed cover the last few weeks big stories and interesting happenings, which include two of the most consistent HUGE money winners of all time. Tickets are being punched to the NHRA E.T. World Finals as well, with Divisions finishing up their E.T. Finals, we begin to detail those racers heading to Vegas. Tune in for a huge show! 

244: Big Stories from Indy and the Labor day $250k

Huge episode this week, Luke and Jed have a ton to talk about this week. A ton of racing over the Labor Day weekend at Indy, Norwalk, Division 6 E.T. Finals, and of course Bristol. They recap the highlights from all of those events. They also throw in some “bad beats” that were just heart breaking. Tune in for a jam packed show! 

243: JEGS All-Stars Preview w/ Kevin McKenna & TIBR Driver Series Update w/ Ashley Thompson

Luke is joined by National Dragster senior editor Kevin McKenna to preview the annual JEGS All-Stars, held in conjunction with this weekend’s NHRA U.S. Nationals (for a complete list of All-Stars participants, check out Kevin’s column on NHRA.com: https://www.nhra.com/news/2021/jegs-allstars-preview-introduction-talent-heavy-indy-fields). Following that spirited conversation, Ashley Thompson joins the show to provide an update on the ThisIsBracketRacing.com/driverseries standings as racers from across the continent head into the home stretch in search of $10,000+ top prizes in both the Top Bulb & Bottom Bulb categories.

242: Good Golly Garrett Griffith!

Luke and Jed are back together this week, leading off with an impressive run from the young Kentucky native, Garret Griffith. With the BTE Labor Day $250k and the Summer Door Car Shootout, coming up very soon, the guys talk about those races and the hardships and upsides that come from promoting races. The second half of the show is NHRA heavy with highlights from the divisional and national scene. 

241: The McCarty kids, Caraline and Tripp

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Jed gets to take the reins this week and sit down with Hazlehurst, Georgias own Caraline and Tripp McCarty. Tune in to find out the behind the scenes story. They discuss their day to day, who’s best racing, bike wrecks and more. Oh and they’ll let us know why they are sitting in a truck in the Hazlehurst, GA Tractor Supply parking lot! 

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