RallyCast Episode 42 with Al Dantes Jr. and Michael Hooper

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSFrom Tuesday October 30th 2018.  In this show we had our Lake Superior Performance Rally review with Al Dantes Jr. of Tower City Race Team and Michael Hooper the 2WD winner of LSPR and now the Rally America 2WD overall champion!  We chatted about the event and the crazy changing conditions, something called the Sisu Challenge, and other bits of rally news.   

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RallyCast Episode 41 with 2018 ARA Open 2WD Co-Driver Champion Martin Brady

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSCo-Presenter Ian Holmes returns and we welcome special guest and recently crowned American Rally Association Open 2WD co-driver champion Martin Brady of JRD Rallysport.  We chat with Martin about how he got started in rallying in Ireland, the championship run this year, what it’s like rallying in the US vs. abroad, and Ian and Mike finish the show with comments regarding recent rally news.  The show was recorded Tuesday October 16th, so some of our speculations from the…

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Open Paddock RallyCast Ep. 32 – Ian and Mike Catch Up

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSAs is usual for this busy time of year, we’re playing a bit of catch-up!  So no special guests this week as Ian and Mike cram in news from the WRC including Kris Meeke’s sudden departure from Citroen, recaps from the Oregon Trail Rally and Olympus, and ARA being on a major network TV show.   As always, let us know what you think of the show in the comments, give us a rating on iTunes, and a…

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RallyCast Ep. 31 – Oregon Trail Rally Rookies

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSIn this episode Ian and Mike talk Oregon Trail Rally rookies.  We have not one, but two guests this week of which Oregon Trail was their first stage rally. We start with 18 year old first timer Chase Hovinga who had what most would probably agree as the “Press on Regardless” story of the rally weekend in the “Fickle Bitch” Volvo 242.  And then later we talk with Eric Bailey, a former professional motocross racer who competed in…

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

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

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OpenPaddock RallyCast Episode 25 with Jason Anthony

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

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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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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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OpenPaddock RallyCast Episode 18

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSRallyCast Episode 18 from Wednesday, July 14, 2017.  A much shorter episode where Mike and Ian catch up on what the heck we’ve been doing these past couple months since the last podcast.     And if you haven’t seen it yet, here’s Travis Pastrana’s record run at the Mt. Washington Climb to the Clouds.

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RallyCast Episode 07 – Featuring Special Guest Dillon Van Way

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSIn this week’s show Mike, Doug, and Matt start with an exclusive interview with Dillon Van Way after his return from WRC Portugal.  Dillon gives us all the details on what it’s like competing in the Drive DMACK Fiesta Trophy against some of the best young rally drivers in the world.  From there we spliced in last week’s recording of where we reviewed the Susquehannock Trail Performance Rally.

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