Episode 233 – OpenPaddock.net Podcast

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSBetter late than never? :\ It’s been a chaotic month, but here’s our ramblings and robust debate from the Month of May. OpenPaddock.net Podcast – Episode #233 for Tuesday, May 27th, 2014 On Tap Tonight on the show, we talk about the greatest weekend in motorsport Ryan Hunter Reay dominated the Indy 500 Gabby Chavez intimidated the Freedom 100 Jimmie Johnson humiliated the Flavored Corn Syrup 600 Nico Rossburg urinated on the Monaco GP (and got a little…

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WRC coming to the USA? … Well, Kind of

Okay, so we aren’t getting a WRC round anytime soon.  But on the plus side we are getting a special visitor to USA rallying.  The world renowned “Voice of Rally”, Colin Clark of WRC Live Radio, is making his first visit to a rally in the United States next week for the Oregon Trail Rally.  The event is thankfully a somewhat convenient stop on his way to the next WRC round in Argentina, and we Oregonians are honored to have him as our special guest!  If you don’t already know Colin…

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Rally – Red Bull Global Rallycross Media Day

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSWow, what an incredible day.  I got the amazing opportunity to represent OpenPaddock.net at the launch of the newly re-branded Red Bull Global Rallycross Championship at their Media Day in Los Angeles, California.  The location for this media event was at the Port of LA, where after passing by mile after mile of shipping containers my route diverted me to a more scenic drive lined with palm trees and even passing by the historic USS Iowa battleship.  Finally…

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Rally America – Serious Opportunity Ahead

A month ago I stated that Rally America had some serious issues with so many of last years’ champions or championship contenders not returning for 2014.  I received many comments, some in support of my statements and some thinking I was nothing but a Rally America hater which couldn’t be farther from the truth.  A few others said “just wait good things are coming,” and those were the people that were right.  Maybe I should have been more patient.  I will say that based on the information available at the time,…

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Rally – And Now its Official – Rally America on NBC Sports

So we finally have the much anticipated official announcement and press release!   2014 RALLY AMERICA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP TO AIR ON NBC SPORTS NETWORK Williston, VT (February 3, 2014) — NBC SportsNetwork and Rally America, Inc. have reached an agreement to bring eight episodes of the 2014 Rally America National Championship to NBC viewers.Each one-hour show will be jointly produced by Rally America and Rage Productions and will showcase each of the National Championship events. In addition to top quality action sports coverage, episodes will feature personal stories of national…

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RALLY – BREAKING NEWS – Rally America to be Televised on NBC Sports

I can’t believe I’m actually writing this!  It has been announced via the below image from Sno*Drift that NBC Sports will be carrying coverage of the entire Rally America National Championship series!   As our very own Doug Patterson posted in a reply to Andrew Comrie-Picard a couple of weeks ago “With as many outlets as are available now, surely someone would be willing to pick up a 30-min or hour highlight show for the Rally America events, right?”  Apparently Doug was spot on, but this is one better.  It…

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Great win to help the series grow, unless you live by Marco

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So if a tree falls in the woods, will anyone hear it? If a third generation INDYCAR star wins, will his home media market hear of it? Yes and no respectively. Marco Andretti had an impressive win last night in Iowa. INDYCAR fans were thrilled to see a non-“red car” win. Andretti showing he is in the big series not just because of his last name. Marco is America’s first winner in the series for 2011. Yet here in the Philadelphia media market (which myself and Marco call home), you…

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