In The Paddock – Episode 10 with Al Dantes Jr.

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSThis week we had with us one of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan’s favorites, Al Dantes Jr.  Al tells us when he got bit by the rally bug, where the name Tower City Race Team came from, and how his Mazda RX7 got the name Rexine.  We also discuss last weekend’s Lake Superior Performance Rally where he and co-driver Brandon Snyder achieved their best result yet. You can follow Al Dantes Jr. and the Tower City Race Team…

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In The Paddock – Episode 9 with Sam Albert

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSThis week we have with us Sam Albert.  Sam is a DirtFish Rally School instructor and joined us fresh off the heels from the past weekend’s Pacific Forest Rally, round 5 of the Canadian Rally Championship.  Sam tells us about his challenges at PFR, what got him interested in rally racing, and what it’s like working for one of the nation’s premier rally racing schools.   You can follow Sam Albert Rally on these social media channels: Facebook…

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In The Paddock – Episode 8 with Dillon Van Way

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSThis week we feature Dillon Van Way.  Dillon’s one of America’s rally success stories that started as a hobbyist and went on to win both a 2WD and Super Production Championship in Rally America. After taking his talents international with a run in the NACAM Championship and the Drive DMACK Trophy, this year he had the rare opportunity to enter the Junior World Rally Championship.  We ask him about the highs and lows of competing with the best…

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In The Paddock – Episode 7 with “Savage” Dave Wallingford

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS In this episode we have with us Dave Wallingford. Dave or “Savage Dave” as he has come to be known, has been competing in 2WD all around the country as well as above and below the US border the last couple of years. Next year he is upping his game with the an M-Sport built Fiesta R5.  We ask Dave about the new car, his plans for 2018, and where the nickname “Savage” Dave came from. You…

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In The Paddock – Episode 6 Featuring William Petrow of Broken Motorsports

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSIn this episode of our In The Paddock series, Mike and Ian catch up with William Petrow of Broken Motorsports.  Petrow and his Broken Motorsports shop have become synonymous with east coast rallying as he’s seemingly built or owned many regional and national competition cars. We ask how he got started in this crazy sport and where the hashtag #DamnitPetrow came from. Check out the Broken Motorsports web site here You can follow Petrow’s live streams on facebook via US Rally…

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In The Paddock – Episode 5 Featuring Alex & Rhianon Gelsomino!

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSThis week Mike and Ian had the pleasure of speaking with two of America’s most experienced and successful co-drivers, Alex and Rhianon Gelsomino.  These two have traveled the world competing in the WRC, BRC, ARC, ARA, NASA Rally Sport, Rally America, you name it, sitting in the right seat (or sometimes left seat).  Additionally they’ve formed OZ Rally Pro, a program designed to teach teams how to create and use proper pace notes and the keys to becoming…

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In The Paddock – Episode 3 Featuring DiRT 4 Game Designer Paul Coleman

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSIt’s all about the DiRT! Nerd out with Mike Shaw & Matt Kalish as they talk with Codemasters’ Chief Game Designer of DiRT4, Paul Coleman.  Paul tells us about the new DiRT4 title, their revolutionary new dynamic stage system, and his quest to create the most realistic yet still playable Rally / Rallycross game.   Buy your copy here:           

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Red Bull GRC Memphis Preview

The 2017 Red Bull Global Rallycross season kicks off at Memphis International Raceway with a brand new event. Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross driver Scott Speed aims to start his bid for a third straight championship on a high note, but a deep field, led by teammate Tanner Foust, will be looking to make a statement with a strong showing in the opener. TUNE IN INFORMATION: Supercar Round 1 Finals: April 30, 1PM ET, NBC Simulstream Link:http://liveextra.nbcsports.com Full Event Replay Link:http://stream.nbcsports.com/nbc/?pid=32206 NBC Sports will broadcast the Red Bull Global Rallycross event from…

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American Dillon Van Way to Compete in Junior World Rally Championship

2014 Rally America Super Production Champion Dillon Van Way released the news on Facebook that we’ve been holding on to for a little while.  Van Way is set to compete in the Junior World Rally Championship.     Van Way stated on Facebook: Better late than never… I planned on making a cool announcement post, but since I’m sitting in the airport on my way I guess this will have to do. It’s official, I will be competing in the 2017 JWRC! It’s an incredible opportunity and I am so…

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IndyCar Connection to Red Bull GRC Strengthens with Addition of RLL

  RAHAL LETTERMAN LANIGAN RACING TO ENTER RED BULL GLOBAL RALLYCROSS SERIES; WILL ENTER A FORD FIESTA ST WITH DRIVER AUSTIN DYNE     HILLIARD, Ohio (March 8, 2017) – Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing (RLLR) announced today that the team will compete in the 2017 Red Bull Global Rallycross Supercar championship and enter a Ford Fiesta ST for driver Austin Dyne.  The program will operate from the team’s Ohio race shop.   The GRC team is the latest addition to RLLR’s portfolio that includes a current program in the Verizon…

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