The Sportsman Drag Racing Podcast w/ Luke & Jed Podcast

WBW Moroso 5-day

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

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.


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WBW 2003

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

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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WBW 2002

Kevin McKenna joins Luke once again to throw it back to 2002! They discuss all the news that is (was) news in and around the sport of drag racing from 18 years past!

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WBW 2001

In this edition of “Throwback Thursday,” Luke and Kevin McKenna revisit 2001.  Obviously the dominating story of the year came on September 11.  The duo discusses where they were on that fateful day, the impacts on their lives, and (on a more trivial scale) the effect of 9/11 on the sport of drag racing.  As usual, they break down the biggest stories in the year of sportsman racing: from the NHRA professional ranks, to the Lucas Oil Series, the IHRA and big dollar bracket action.

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