The Sportsman Drag Racing Podcast w/ Luke & Jed Podcast

Way Back Wednesday- 2000

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Kevin McKenna joins Luke to dial the Way Back Machine back to the year 2000!

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180: Normalcy, Michael Jordan and Famous Track Employees!

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We have a HUGE episode for your listening pleasure! Luke and Jed, discuss current moves to open areas of the country, are we headed for some normalcy? They discuss the Michael Jordan documentary, and finish up with an ever popular Top 5 segment about favorite famous track employees, that we all have run across around the country! 

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Way Back Wednesday to 2008

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Luke is back with Kevin McKenna for Way Back Wednesday.  This week, the duo looks back on the year of the Michael Phelps Olympics, David Tyree’s helmet catch, Dan Fletcher’s Competition Eliminator domination, Alan Johnson’s split with DSR, and Scotty Richardson’s WFC repeat: it’s 2008 in the world of drag racing.

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179: 2019 Champions-Sportsman Motorcycle Jim Werre and Super Comp Champion Ray Ray Miller

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Jed has the opportunity to finish out our 2019 Championship Interview Series with NHRA Sportsman Motorcycle Champion Jim Werre and NHRA Super Comp Champion Ray Ray Miller. Two great interviews with some really interesting guys. Both take us through their racing history and where they came from all the way up to outlining their championship runs! 

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Dan Fletcher Story Time with Justin Lamb

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Justin Lamb, co-instructor on This is Bracket Racing Elite, gets to catch up with Dan Fletcher, in a pretty cool discussion/story time. There are some sketchy audio sections, due to a bad internet/zoom connection, I tried to edit most of it out. Enjoy!

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TBT 2007

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Luke goes down memory lane this week, he and Kevin McKenna talk about 2007. Tune in to hear this weeks throw back Thursday!

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178: Brian Lohnes on the revised NHRA national event schedule and more

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This week, he welcomed NHRA Lead Announcer Brian Lohnes to tell Luke why he’s wrong about his prediction that there wouldn’t be a traditional NHRA national in 2020.  In addition to providing some optimism for the proposed NHRA season, Brian weighed in with thoughts about some on-track activity as tracks in some areas of the country begin to open up.  The duo closed with both grease monkey and nerdy bookworm fun as well – a little something for everyone!

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Throw back Thursday-2006 With Luke and Kevin McKenna

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On this week’s Throwback Thursday, Luke and K-Mac take us back to the time of Kid Rock & Pamela Anderson, Talladega Nights, and “The Run” (Tony Schumacher).  That’s right it’s 2006 in the world of Sportsman Drag Racing!
 

 

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177: Where do we stand?

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Luke and Jed are back together this week. Discussing topics ranging from what races are happening, what races are postponed, when are they happening? Then they moved into a fun topic, with all of the Netflix documentary watching going on during these times, the guys discuss which racers they’d love to see a documentary on. They even called in producer Mark to weigh in! 

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Throwback Thursday to 2005 w/ Kevin McKenna

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We’re trying something new during this social distancing/shelter in place/quarantine period, in addition to our regular weekly episodes.  We’re calling it Throwback Thursday!  The premise is simple: each week we’ll select a year from at least a decade ago; and discuss the sportsman drag racing events, stories, and standout performers… As if it happened yesterday.  This episode’s feature: 2005!  Luke is joined by National Dragster staffer and drag racing historian Kevin McKenna for this look back on one of the more memorable seasons in sportsman drag racing history.

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