RallyCast Ep. 62 – Christopher Bowes of Bowes Media Discusses Subaru’s Launch Control on Amazon Prime

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubaru just announced that Launch Control is now available on Amazon Prime Video. In this episode we bring back Christopher Bowes of Bowes Media, the producers of the highly successful Subaru Motorsports USA video series and discuss being on the new platform and what we can expect in Season 7.    

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RallyCast Episode 53 – The 100 Acre Wood Rally Review and an Open Paddock Reunion

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadWell, we recorded this about 2 week ago and I’m just now getting around to posting it. Apologies for the delay as life kind of got in the way.  Anyway, in this episode we had a bit of an Open Paddock reunion where I’m joined by 2 former hosts from the previous version of OpenPaddock, Doug Patterson and John Olsakovsky. Doug is a well known motorsports photographer among his many other exploits, and John “The Race Fan” Olsakovsky has been to many an IndyCar…

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RallyCast Episode 51 with Keanna Erickson-Chang

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadA bit of a late post as we recorded this back on Tuesday. Anyway, last week we welcomed one of the few women drivers in rallying, Keanna Erickson-Chang to the RallyCast! We talked about how she got hooked on rallying, her work with the Formula 1 in Schools program, women in racing, and her exciting international schedule for 2019!     The best way to follow Keanna is here on Instagram    

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RallyCast Episode 43 with Antoine L’Estage

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadAlmost can’t believe we are posting this!  This week we had the opportunity to chat with on of North America’s legends, none other than 10 times Canadian Rally Champion Antoine L’Estage!  We discussed what it’s like being considered a rally legend and how he was shocked by the late decision by Subaru Canada to pull their factory team.  We also got details on how his latest adventures working gravel crew in the WRC came about, his experience driving a Proto Fiesta in Latvia, and what…

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RallyCast Episode 38 with HammerSport Racing

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadWe talked so much we had to split this weeks recording into two shows, so in this episode we welcome George Hammerbeck, Lewis May, and John Schultz of Hammersport Racing who competed in the New England Forest Rally in an unusual choice for a Limited 4WD entry.  They chose to use a twin-turbo BMW e90 X-Drive! We chat with them about the build, their NEFR experience, how a Florida team gets interested in rallying, and what their plans are for the future.  Next episode…

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Open Paddock RallyCast Ep. 33 – Review of the 2018 Susquehannock Trail Performance Rally with William Petrow

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadThis week Ian and Mike reconnect with William Petrow of Broken Motorsports who subbed as the “Voice of ARA” at STPR this past weekend.  We review all the excitement from the Waste Management jump to the exclusion drama at the finish from one of the most challenging rallies on the American Rally Association Championship Series calendar.  We finish up with Petrow sneaking in something about “Bleeding Tarmac” …damn it Petrow!   You can follow William Petrow, Broken Motorsports, Bleeding Tarmac, and Rally Updates USA…

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

Podcast: Play in new window | Download 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 can follow Dave Wallingford and his…

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RallyCast Episode 09 – An Interview with the American Rally Association

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIn this episode we have something special!  With all the questions and controversy surrounding the new American Rally Association we decided to call them up and find out the details!  We devoted the entire show to an interview with Chris Cyr, Vice President and Tim O’Neil the Chairman of the ARA. We wanted to know what makes the ARA different and how they plan on succeeding where other attempts at creating new sanctioning bodies had failed.  If you have any of your own questions, please…

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Kris Meeke Flies to Fastest Ever Victory at WRC Finland

WRC Finland.  Known as the Spiritual Home of Rally or the Grand Prix of the WRC due to its high speeds and massive fan base.  Regardless of what they call it, Finland is a special place for ralliests.  It is like going to Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Le Mans, or Monaco.  Steeped in history as the then Rally of 1000 Lakes, Finland has been on the World Championship calendar ever since the WRC was created.  The gravel roads here are as wide as a major thoroughfare, but are littered with crests, jumps,…

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RallyCast Episode 08

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIn this episode Mike, Matt, and Andrew Pascarella (a.k.a. Raced in Anger), review the New England Forest Rally from a week ago.  At the 1:26 mark we get a bit more local as Mike and Doug Patterson talk with special guest Kito Brielmaier of the Northwest Rally Association and about SCCA RallyCross and some new technologies being developed to bring RallyCross into a new era.  Thanks for listening!

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