OpenPaddock RallyCast Episode 23

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | 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…

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In The Paddock – Episode 11 with Michelle Miller of DirtFish Rally School

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSIn this episode we welcome Michelle Miller who we found out does everything including instructing, co-driving, team management, once stage rallied a Geo Metro, and more!  Michelle had just returned from competing in the 2017 DirtFish SCCA Rallycross Nationals from Heartland Park Topeka in Topeka, Kansas so we have a heavy focus on that event.  We also see a return of former OpenPaddock co-host Doug Patterson who was also attending the rallycross national event.   To find out…

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OpenPaddock RallyCast Episode 22

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSThe RallyCast is back! We couldn’t let co-presenter Ian Holmes leave without a preview of what he’ll be doing at one of the world’s premier rally events, so we sneaked in an extra show.  In this episode we catch up on the WRC, make likely horribly wrong finishing predictions, find out where Ian will be at Wales Rally GB, and discuss other bits of rally news since our last RallyCast.   Please let us know what you think…

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In The Paddock – Episode 9 with Sam Albert

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSThis week we have with us Sam Albert.  Sam is a DirtFish Rally School instructor and joined us fresh off the heels from the past weekend’s Pacific Forest Rally, round 5 of the Canadian Rally Championship.  Sam tells us about his challenges at PFR, what got him interested in rally racing, and what it’s like working for one of the nation’s premier rally racing schools.   You can follow Sam Albert Rally on these social media channels: Facebook…

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In The Paddock – Episode 8 with Dillon Van Way

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSThis week we feature Dillon Van Way.  Dillon’s one of America’s rally success stories that started as a hobbyist and went on to win both a 2WD and Super Production Championship in Rally America. After taking his talents international with a run in the NACAM Championship and the Drive DMACK Trophy, this year he had the rare opportunity to enter the Junior World Rally Championship.  We ask him about the highs and lows of competing with the best…

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In The Paddock – Episode 7 with “Savage” Dave Wallingford

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS In this episode we have with us Dave Wallingford. Dave or “Savage Dave” as he has come to be known, has been competing in 2WD all around the country as well as above and below the US border the last couple of years. Next year he is upping his game with the an M-Sport built Fiesta R5.  We ask Dave about the new car, his plans for 2018, and where the nickname “Savage” Dave came from. You…

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In The Paddock – Episode 6 Featuring William Petrow of Broken Motorsports

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSIn this episode of our In The Paddock series, Mike and Ian catch up with William Petrow of Broken Motorsports.  Petrow and his Broken Motorsports shop have become synonymous with east coast rallying as he’s seemingly built or owned many regional and national competition cars. We ask how he got started in this crazy sport and where the hashtag #DamnitPetrow came from. Check out the Broken Motorsports web site here You can follow Petrow’s live streams on facebook via US Rally…

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OpenPaddock RallyCast Episode 21

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSAfter a brief hiatus, the RallyCast is back!  In this week’s show Ian and Mike discuss the latest news from the WRC’s silly season and then we reflect on the American Rally Association’s final round at the Muscatell Ojibwe Forests Rally.

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In The Paddock – Episode 5 Featuring Alex & Rhianon Gelsomino!

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSThis week Mike and Ian had the pleasure of speaking with two of America’s most experienced and successful co-drivers, Alex and Rhianon Gelsomino.  These two have traveled the world competing in the WRC, BRC, ARC, ARA, NASA Rally Sport, Rally America, you name it, sitting in the right seat (or sometimes left seat).  Additionally they’ve formed OZ Rally Pro, a program designed to teach teams how to create and use proper pace notes and the keys to becoming…

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OpenPaddock RallyCast Episode 20

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS3 shows in 3 weeks! We’re on a roll!  This time Ian and Mike discuss WRC Finland and other news from the WRC.  Silly season appears to be starting already and as usual too few seats for the drivers capable of filling them.  We give our opinions and change our minds frequently as to who is going where.   Watch the Day 3 WRC Finland recap on RedBull.TV

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