Live at The Beer Mongers with Hi Camp Racing’s Travis Nease & Krista Skucas

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSLast week we got a chance to sit down with Travis Nease and Krista Skucas of Hi Camp Racing at The Beer Mongers in Southeast Portland. Travis tells us how a half-day class got him hooked on the sport while Krista comes full circle with the American icon that drew her into the sport a decade ago. We also chatted about how what it takes to put together a national championship campaign, the challenges and success of 2017, and what their…

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OpenPaddock RallyCast Episode 15

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSRallyCast Episode 15 from Tuesday January 31st.  In this episode Mike, Ian,and Doug start off with special guest Kito Brielmaier of SCCA RallyCross about the new sponsorship with DirtFish Rally School.  Then it’s on to a review of WRC Monte Carlo, Rally America Sno*Drift, and a quick look at the entries for this weekend’s first ARA / Canadian Rally Championship event Perce-Neige.  Ian finishes up with a story about the first woman to ever win a non-gender FIA Rally Championship trophy,…

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Rallies This Weekend – We Laugh at Silly Long Off Seasons!

Unlike most other forms of motorsports, rally racing is already in full swing for the 2015 season. There is no need to wait for good weather as difficult winter conditions are prime territory for the fire breathing, crest jumping, beasts of rally. Last month already saw the Internationale Jännerrallye in Austria for the ERC, Rally Monte-Carlo for the WRC, and the Sno*Drift Rally in Rally America. This weekend we get even more championships underway with the Middle East Rally Championship, Canadian Rally Championship, and the ERC is already into round…

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EPISODE 249 – OPENPADDOCK.NET PODCAST

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSWell, better late than never right?  As I’ve now taken over editing the podcasts its taken me a little bit to get up to speed with the editing software and get these things posted.  As for the show, Mike Shaw and John Olsakovsky chat about Formula E’s debut, F1’s rule changes, Rally and Red Bull GRC LA, and finish off with the beginning of the long IndyCar silly season.  I hope you enjoy it as much as our past podcasts, and if…

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RALLY – Exclusive Interview With Chris Greenhouse!

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThis week I had the wonderful opportunity to chat with one of my favorite USA rally drivers, Chris Greenhouse.  Chris pretty much lives my dream.  He flies airplanes for a living and races rally cars in his free time!  Although Chris Greenhouse has competed in regional and national championships in the USA for nearly a decade, this season he made the decision to compete in the Canadian Rally Championship. We talk about how he got started in rally, his slippery start (both literally…

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Final Round of the 2013 Canadian Rally Championship

November 23rd and 24th will bring the noise of turbo charged four wheel drive madness to the forests northeast of Toronto for the Rally of the Tall Pines.  This two day event consists of large jumps and high speeds that many compare to the famous stages in Finland.  The Tall Pines Rally is the final round of the Canadian Rally Championship and the last event in the North American Cup. Antoine L’Estage and co-driver Natalie Richard already clinched the Canadian Rally Championship title at the previous Pacific Forest Rally when…

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