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The Sportsman Drag Racing Podcast w/ Luke & Jed Podcast

191: Future of Bracket Racing and Top 5 Racing Songs

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Luke and Jed are back together this week. The guys discuss (not for the first time) the future of our sport, where things are going, and how they will get there. In the second half of the show, they got into some fun stuff, this weeks Top 5 list. For this week, top 5 racing songs! Great episode on tap!

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190: James Kunkel Interview

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We are going Luke-less this week. Producer Mark joins Jed to help out a little bit with co-hosting. They cover some of the limited racing that happened last weekend, including a pretty good showing for our own producer Mark at the Cars Protection Plus Top bulb 660. The real star of the show however was James Kunkel, who pulled off an incredible feat, doubling up in Super Comp at the double divisional in Topeka, KS. Tune in to find out why his accomplishment was extraordinarily special. 

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WBW Moroso 5-day

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Kevin McKenna joins Luke once again for this week’s “Way Back Wednesday” Bonus episode. Together, they take a deep dive into 30+ years of the prestigious Moroso 5-Day!

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188: Willie Burnett Interview

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Luke gets to sit down with Willie Burnett, a very entertaining episode with wide ranging topics of conversation. From state of bracket racing talk, to state of the world talk!  

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187: Steve Sisko, SFG 1.1 million recap and WFC!

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Luke & Jed recap the richest event in drag racing history, the SFG 1.1 Million and even catch up with racings latest millionaire: Steve Sisko! In addition, Jed looks back on the biggest World Footbrake Challenge in the event’s illustrious 14-year history. They also hit on the California Gold Rush, look ahead to the resumption of the NHRA Mello Yello tour this weekend, and speculate on the future of the sports’ premier series.

 

As always, please support our advertisers: IHRA and ThisIsBracketRacing.com

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WFC Preview, with Ryan Gleghorn and guest Jamie Holston

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On this weeks episode Jed previews the WFC with guest co-host Ryan Gleghorn, then the guys interview, perennial  stand out Jamie Holston following his $15k win. 

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WBW 2003

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This week, Luke and Kevin McKenna dial the Way Back Machine back 17 years to 2003: Greg Anderson’s first Pro Stock Championship, John Labbous’s career defining Million, Steve Bartman, and the release of iTunes!

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WBW 2004

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Luke and Kevin McKenna are back with Way Back Wednesday, circa 2004!

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185: Jeff Miles Interview

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Luke gets the opportunity to sit down with Jeff Miles. Tune in to hear their conversation! 

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Spring Fling Recap, “Cheating” in Louisville, and Top 5 Racer Nicknames!

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Luke & Jed lead off with a summary of the Galot Spring Fling and news from the first huge weekend of big dollar bracket racing in the pandemic-delayed season.  They spend a lot of the show detailing a strange and alarming situation from the Derby City $50k before touching on weekend results and stories from the C.P. Promotions $50k event in Texas, the IHRA Sportsman Spectacular at Dragway 42, and the NHRA Division 6 event in Seattle.  Then the duo closed with what has become a fun staple: their individual “Top 5.” This week’s Top 5: our favorite racer nicknames!

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