RallyCast Episode 63 – Interview with Santiago Daniel Iglesias and a review of Summer Sno*Drift

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIn this episode we welcome a new guest, driver of the #305 Limited 2WD Subaru BRZ Santiago Daniel Iglesias who won his class at the regional Summer Sno*Drift Rally a few weeks ago. We talked with Santiago about what got him into rallying, why he chose the BRZ platform, and discussed the Summer Sno*Drift event which is done in the classic “blind” style with no recce and only route notes.  He also gives us an exclusive on some plans he has for a rally…

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RallyCast Episode 60 – NEFR Review with Cooper Autoworks’ Calvin Cooper and Kelsey Stephens

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIn this episode we review the 2019 New England Forest Rally with Cooper Autoworks’ Calvin Cooper and Kelsey Stephens who pressed on regardless of a cracked oil pan to finish 4th in National Open 2WD driving their “Fun wheel drive” BMW E30.     You can follow Cooper Autoworks at the following social media outlets.  Instagram  Facebook  YouTube 

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RallyCast Episode 59 – WRC Mid-Season Review with Colin Clark Rally

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIn this episode we chatted with legendary World Rally Championship stage end reporter and host of Kitchen Table Shakedown Colin Clark to get a mid-season review of the WRC.     Be sure to follow and subscribe to Colin and his Kitchen Table Shakedown on these social media outlets: Instagram Facebook YouTube

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Rally – Mikko Hirvonen Announces Retirement

Mikko Hirvonen is one of the fastest drivers and one of the most beloved personalities the World Rally Championship has ever seen. He broke the mold of how most westerners saw Finns, as Mikko was unafraid to show his raw emotions and talk in detail about his successes and failures to the media. He also has one heck of a sense of humor that was well displayed in his travel videos he did with co-driver Jarmo Lehtinen in their first season with Citroen.  By far Mikko’s  greatest successes came from the…

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OP-ED – ALMS TV Deal A Future Model?

Today’s ALMS TV deal will undoubtedly benefit a series that is trying to pick up the pieces after a economic meltdown had it derailed. The American audience was treated to the premier sports car series via Speed and CBS last season. The upgrade to ESPN/ABC offers a lot more positives than negatives in a time where sponsor air time is key. For a series like ALMS that needs more sponsors, this could prove to be a dream come true. The deal today came from a healthy marriage between ALMS and…

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OP-Ed – Openpaddock Gear Now Available

Its what everyone has been clamoring for, and now its here just in time for Christmas! Openpaddock.net gear is now available through our Cafepress store. Just click on the “Swag Store” tab at the top of the page to see all the great stuff. Be the envy of the office when you show off your stylish new Open Paddock coffee mug. Look like a pro when you walk around the paddock in your new OP Media polo shirt. Stay warm and stylish on those cold weather rally stages in your…

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