RallyCast Episode 39 with Greg Dorman of Subaru Rally Team USA

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSI guess you could call ty8s episode 38 part 2!  For those of you that listened to our previous episode, you’ll remember that we split the show into two because, we jabbered too long to fit it into one episode.  So in this show we talk in depth with our co-co-presenter Greg Dorman of Subaru Rally Team USA to learn how he got into rallying and how he got a job with the top rally team in North America. From there…

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RallyCast Ep. 30 with Co-Driver “Iron Lady” Leanne Junnila

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThis week  we have special guest Leanne Junnila, Team O’Neil co-driver to “Savage” Dave Rally who join’s us to chat about WRC Mexico, stepping up to the R5, how Dave’s recovery is going after their roll, and we find out where she got the nickname “Iron Lady.”  Ian and Mike then discuss M-Sport’s work on an electric stage rally car and other bits of rally related news, and we finish the show with a review of the Rally in the 100 Acre…

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RallyCast Ep. 29 with “RalyGrl” Amanda Skelly of Noble Star Rally Team

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS This week Ian and Mike chat with Amanda Skelly of the Noble Star Rally Team.  The Noble Star team has several cars that compete in the midwest and the eastern US, including this weekend’s Sandblast rally.  We get a bit of background on Amanda, how the sport of Archery is akin to how she focuses in rally, and her plethora of Subarus with names like “Stitch” and “Yoshi.”  We caught up with her as she was preparing for Sandblast, but…

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RallyCast Episode 27 with Oz Rally Pro’s Alex and Rhianon Gelsomino

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSMike and Ian are finally back together! This week we have returning guests Alex and Rhianon Gelsomino of Oz Rally Pro. We discuss their new Elite Co-Driver Academy program, get a comparison between AP4 and R5 performance, and they even stick around to discuss WRC Monte Carlo and the new WRC+ All Live coverage with us! You can follow Oz Rally Pro, Alex and Rhianon at these Social Media Links: Oz Rally Pro Advanced Rally Training –        Alex Gelsomino –    …

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RallyCast Episode 26 With JWRC Competitors Tom Williams and Phil Hall

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThis past weekend we spoke with Junior World Rally Championship driver Tom Williams and his co-driver Phil Hall.  We talked about Tom’s background including how he got a bit of a late start in rallying and his special connection to British rally legend and WRC Champion, Richard Burns.  Phil catches us up with what he’s been up to since our last chat back on RallyCast episode 11 and something a little bit special for our followers.   Tom and Phil are…

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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 25 with Jason Anthony

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSAfter a bit of time off for the holidays, we’re back! In this show Mike has a special guest for the RallyCast, Jason Anthony who is a contributing writer to World Rally Blog.  Jason gives some great insight from a fan’s perspective of rallying in the US and abroad. We discuss how the 2017 seasons in the WRC and the USA will be remembered, and what we would like to see in 2018. Apologies for the background noise as we did…

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OpenPaddock RallyCast Episode 24

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThis week Mike and Ian discuss the final round of the WRC in Australia, 5 time World Champion Sebastien Ogier’s big announcement, the fantastic live coverage from CRC’s Tall Pines Rally, and we debate whether side-by-sides should run on stage rallies with cars.   Please let us know what you think in the comments below!

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In The Paddock – Episode 12 with Mike Nagle and Rich Olmstead

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSIn this week’s show we feature two guests that have been part of rallying in the Pacific Northwest since the early days. Mike Nagle, is a former Rally Master of the Oregon Trail Rally and Rich Olmstead is a former competitor and Oregon Trail Rally Chief of Controls.  If you like stories from rallying in the ’70s and ’80s vs. today, then you’ll love this episode!  We talk about the character of early rallies, the Olympus WRC years, the challenges OTR…

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OpenPaddock RallyCast Episode 23

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSWelcome to another edition of the Open Paddock RallyCast!  This week we draw all our attention to our co-presenter Ian Holmes and his trip to Wales Rally GB.  Ian goes in depth on what it’s like spectating a WRC event and the advantages and disadvantages of using a travel service like RallyTravel.com.  We also have a few quotes from friends of our show that co-drive in Wales and other bits of rally news.    Please let us know what you think…

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