The Sportsman Drag Racing Podcast

with Luke & Jed

211: Jody Lang 2020 NHRA Stock Eliminator Champion

Luke continues the winter interview series with 2020 NHRA Stock Eliminator Champion, Jody Lang. After a pair of points runner up finishes and a slew of top 10’s Jody finally was able to seal the deal in 2020. Luke gets to talk about Jody’s championship run in this weeks episode! Be sure to tune in. 

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210: The Bug Debates

Folks, we have a very entertaining episode on tap for today. Luke and Jed discuss a series of Facebook posts made by Bug McCarty, and give them some analysis. The show takes a fun turn in the second half, with the guys ranking the top 5….errr or 7, active sportsman cars they would love to drive. 

Tip: Hang in for todays shoutouts…its worth it! 

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209: Pre-Season Top 25

Luke and Jed are back for the new year! After a few weeks off, Luke and Jed recap a few of the recent races including the SFG Christmas Bash at Bradenton and the New Years Nationals at Palm Beach International Raceway. After that the guys go down the ever popular “Top 25” list path. This is the 2021 pre-season top 25. Tune in to hear where your favorites land on the list! 

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208: Charlie Lockhart Interview

Jed sits down with Charlie Lockhart in a really interesting discussion, ranging from Charlie’s start in racing, to his favorite pizza topping! Charlie gets to weigh in on a lot of subjects, like what does footbraking need more of…and of course what does it need less of. Tune in for an awesome conversation! 

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207: Jeff Serra Interview

Luke gets the opportunity to sit down with Jeff Serra to talk about his unbelievable season, specifically his monumental win at Memphis in October. Jeff talks about the trials and tribulations of the Great American Guaranteed Million and how his season has played out. 

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206: The “Pody’s”

This weeks episode, one of the most fun of the year, has become affectionately known as “The Pody’s” (our “awards” show). Luke and Jed will break down all the happenings from 2020 and hand out their “awards”, ok so we don’t actually have any awards to hand out…but it makes for really great podcast content! Tune in to hear this years “Best Appearing Driver” and the GOAT…or goat were according to Luke and Jed! 

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205: Thomas Gall (GallstarTV) Interview

Here at the Sportsman Drag Racing Podcast with Luke and Jed, we really have a favorite time of year, and thats “interview season”, while no racing is happening in most of the country, we begin catching up with racers, and their stories. We kick this years interviews off with Thomas Gall, originator of GallstarTV, a bracket racing youtube channel (5:55). Luke gets to delve into Gall’s background, how the channel came to fruitition and where its heading in the future. A really interesting episode be sure to tune in! 


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204: NHRA Season Conclusion

As the season comes to an end across most of the U.S. Luke and Jed do a complete NHRA National Sportsman Champion break down (9:47). They clean up some loose ends on the big money bracket scene (1:04:10) and round out the show with some random tidbits mostly concerning 2021 events (1:27:00). Tune in for an especially thorough breakdown of the NHRA season conclusion. 


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203: Rabbit’s Million

Luke leads off by honoring the NHRA Summit E.T. World Champions, and breaking down the remaining NHRA Lucas Oil points chases in Stock, Top Dragster, and Super Gas. Jed sits down with recent Million Dollar Race Winner Kevin Brannon (18:32) to discuss the biggest win of his illustrious career, and how it seemed overshadowed to some extent by the bizarre end-of-race sequence that he and Gary Williams will never forget. The inaugural ThisIsBracketRacing Driver Series has reached its conclusion, crowning Lane Cavar (Top Bulb) and Kip Poole (Bottom Bulb) as 2020 champions! Ashley Thompson closes the show (1:27:12) in a conversation with Poole in which they recap his title season and his racing background. This episode is brought to you by This is Bracket Racing Elite and BTE.

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