The Sportsman Drag Racing Podcast

with Luke & Jed

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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202: OG Million Recap

Huge show on tap! The guys deep, deep, DEEEP, into the OG million, it’s winner, and crazy last couple rounds. They analyze the event from every possible angle. They also revisit their prior predictions, were any correct? 

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201: NHRA analysis and OG Million predictions

Luke is joined by NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor Kevin McKenna to recap NHRA points to this point and look at possible scenarios going forward with 5 events points eligible events remaining. As the OG million is underway as this episode goes live, Luke and Kevin discuss it’s history and make some predictions. 

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199: Fling Wrap ups

Luke and Jed get together to re-cap the Fall Fling and Spring Fling Million. They also discuss some NHRA division finals results from D7. Finally they preview the GABR Million as both will be attending/competing. 

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197: Gary Williams and Lane Cavar

In this weeks episode, Luke catches up with Gary Williams, they discuss his latest $100k victory and talk about the upcoming massive money trail. Rounding out the episode, TIBR’s Ashley Thompson, gives an update on the TIBR Driver Series, and interviews current Top bulb points leader Lane Cavar. 

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196: Indy, $100k BTE Footbrake Recaps

Starting off Luke and Jed recap the two biggest stories from the Labor Day weekend, NHRA at Indy, and of course the history making BTE $100k Footbrake race at Bristol. The train begins to come off the rails in the second half, in a very entertaining Top 5, where they ACTUALLY cover the Top 5 trunk lid sayings (our apologies for not covering that a few episodes ago, when we said we would. Tune in for an incredibly entertaining episode. 

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195: Indy Preview and TIBR Driver Series

Luke catches up with Kevin McKenna previewing “The Big Go”. In a very strange year for NHRA….and well everything, Indy will be very interesting. To round out the show Ashley Thompson from This is Bracket Racing Elite, joins Luke to further discuss The Driver Series, that is hitting limited tracks this season in its debut. Tune in to hear about the awesome series! 

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