Inside The Helmet – 2011 Star Mazda Champion Tristan Vautier

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadWe spoke with Tristan Vautier, driver of the #5 JDC MotorSport Cecibon/Circuit du Laquais/Fontanels/Red Line Oil Mazda and the 2011 Star Mazda Championship Presented by Goodyear Drivers’ Champion. Tristan describes his early ventures in motorsports driving in various Formula Renault series in Europe before coming to the Star Mazda Championship in 2010. He also walks us through his amazing and dominating 2011 championship-winning season. We even sneak in a little bit of rally goodness!

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Inside The Helmet – Stefan Rzadzinski

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIn this episode of Inside the Helmet, we get to know Firestone Indy Lights’ newest addition, Stefan Rzadzinski. Stefan is an Edmonton native currently racing in the Skip Barber Summer Series on a full scholarship resulting from his outstanding performance at the most recent Skip Barber Karting Shootout. He has a one-event deal with Davey Hamilton Racing to run both races this coming weekend in front of his home crowd at the newly reconfigured Edmonton City Centre Airport Circuit.

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Inside The Helmet – The Juncos Racing Quartet

Podcast: Play in new window | Download In this episode of Inside the Helmet – Mazda Road to Indy Edition, we talk with the four drivers for Juncos Racing’s 2011 Star Mazda Championship team: Tatiana Calderon, João Horto, Martin Scuncio, and Gustavo Menezes. All four bring a unique perspective to the Juncos Racing team, and to racing in the Star Mazda Championship. They also tell us about the very unique pre-season testing program that Juncos Racing put them through this year, a three-week “boot camp” in which they went to…

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Inside the Helmet *EXCLUSIVE* – Jari-Matti Latvala

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadThe Inside the Helmet segment is back and we are honored to have the 2010 World Rally Championship runner up joining us. Jari-Matti Latvala has been gracious enough to allow us a few minutes and talks about what happened in 2010 as opposed to 2009, the Monte Carlo rally, and Ken Block’s impact on the WRC. Special thanks to all the members at Abu Dhabi Ford for making this happen so quickly. We wish all the team members the best of luck in 2011!

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Garage 36 – Episode 2: Pippa Mann

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Welcome to our second episode of Garage 36, a segment devoted to covering Indy Downforce, the official fan club of the IZOD IndyCar Series, Firestone Indy Lights, and the Road to Indy. In this episode, we talk with the driver voted “Most Popular Driver” from the Firestone Indy Lights Seres, Pippa Mann. Pippa has been very active with the fan club throughout this year, even on weekends when she wasn’t able to be in the car, she was at the Indy Fan Zone…

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US F2000 – An Interview with Zach Veach

An Introduction to Zach Veach Zach Veach started his racing career in 2007 racing karts. As it happens, Zach was racing in central Ohio and attracted the attention of David Fisher, father of IZOD IndyCar Series driver and team owner Sarah Fisher. Mr. Fisher was impressed enough with Zach’s driving that he coached his and help Zach develop his racecraft over the next two years. During that first year of competition, Zach racked up quite an impressive list of accolades. Here’s a list of his 2007 accomplishments. 2007 (Age 12)…

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