RallyCast Episode 42 with Al Dantes Jr. and Michael Hooper

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSFrom Tuesday October 30th 2018.  In this show we had our Lake Superior Performance Rally review with Al Dantes Jr. of Tower City Race Team and Michael Hooper the 2WD winner of LSPR and now the Rally America 2WD overall champion!  We chatted about the event and the crazy changing conditions, something called the Sisu Challenge, and other bits of rally news.   

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RallyCast Episode 41 with 2018 ARA Open 2WD Co-Driver Champion Martin Brady

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSCo-Presenter Ian Holmes returns and we welcome special guest and recently crowned American Rally Association Open 2WD co-driver champion Martin Brady of JRD Rallysport.  We chat with Martin about how he got started in rallying in Ireland, the championship run this year, what it’s like rallying in the US vs. abroad, and Ian and Mike finish the show with comments regarding recent rally news.  The show was recorded Tuesday October 16th, so some of our speculations from the…

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RallyCast Episode 40 with Sam Albert of the DirtFish Rally Team

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSThis week is a bit of a make-up episode as technical difficulties rendered our previous attempt a couple weeks ago unusable.  That said, we have back with us special guest Sam Albert. We discuss the Ojibwe Forests Rally and how in a scary moment his brake pedal became the gas pedal and the challenges from the newest national championship event, the high altitude, tight and twisty, hot and dry, Idaho Rally International.  

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RallyCast Episode 39 with Greg Dorman of Subaru Rally Team USA

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSI guess you could call ty8s episode 38 part 2!  For those of you that listened to our previous episode, you’ll remember that we split the show into two because, we jabbered too long to fit it into one episode.  So in this show we talk in depth with our co-co-presenter Greg Dorman of Subaru Rally Team USA to learn how he got into rallying and how he got a job with the top rally team in North…

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RallyCast Episode 38 with HammerSport Racing

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSWe talked so much we had to split this weeks recording into two shows, so in this episode we welcome George Hammerbeck, Lewis May, and John Schultz of Hammersport Racing who competed in the New England Forest Rally in an unusual choice for a Limited 4WD entry.  They chose to use a twin-turbo BMW e90 X-Drive! We chat with them about the build, their NEFR experience, how a Florida team gets interested in rallying, and what their plans…

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RallyCast Episode 37 with Special Guest Matt James

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSThis week we welcome Matt James, recent graduate of the Oz Rally Pro Elite Co-Driver Academy.  Matt’s competed with several driver’s over the past few years with multiple national class podiums including a 4th overall at STPR just last month alongside Patrick Brennan.  We’ll be discussing his history in rally, what the Elite Co-Driver Academy program was like, and how it’s changed his co-driving going forward as well as some bits of rally news.

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Open Paddock RallyCast Ep.36 with Special Guest Christopher Bowes

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSThis episode we welcome special guest Christopher Bowes of Bowes Media Inc., the other half of the Subaru Rally Team USA Launch Control web series and also the producers of the Canadian Rally Championship TV program.  We discuss Launch Control, Americas Rallycross, the Canadian Rally Championship, Rallye Baie des Chaleurs, and the future of rallying in North America.   Use this link to watch all seasons of the series of Launch Control here And watch the Canadian Rally Championship…

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Open Paddock RallyCast Ep. 35 – Mike Goes to a SCCA RallyCross

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSA little bit of a different RallyCast this week as Mike Shaw went on location to compete in his first SCCA RallyCross.  This was the opening round of the Oregon Rally Group’s RallyCross series and it was at a brand new location. RallyCross is how so many drives get their start before moving on to stage rally and it’s easy to see why.  Although the course was short and sharp, some of the same challenges arose such as…

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Open Paddock RallyCast Ep. 34 – Rally News With Special Guest & CRC Leader Hubert Gaudreau

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSThis week we discuss WRC Sardegna, losing time cards, man made jumps, the Canadian Rally Championship, Targa Newfoundland, LSPR flooding and more with special guest and co-driver Hubert Gaudreau!  As always let us know how we’re doing by leaving a comment or giving us a good rating in iTunes or wherever it is you listen to us!  Thanks for tuning in!     For more information on the Michigan Upper Peninsula floods and how you can help, go…

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Open Paddock RallyCast Ep. 33 – Review of the 2018 Susquehannock Trail Performance Rally with William Petrow

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSThis week Ian and Mike reconnect with William Petrow of Broken Motorsports who subbed as the “Voice of ARA” at STPR this past weekend.  We review all the excitement from the Waste Management jump to the exclusion drama at the finish from one of the most challenging rallies on the American Rally Association Championship Series calendar.  We finish up with Petrow sneaking in something about “Bleeding Tarmac” …damn it Petrow!   You can follow William Petrow, Broken Motorsports,…

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