RallyCast Episode 127 – Myron Georgakopoulos & Alison LaRoza a STPR Press on Regardless Story

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIn this episode recorded back in September we chatted with Myron Georgakopoulos and Alison LaRoza who’s dramatic finish at STPR was one of our favorite Press on Regardless stories of the season. Myron’s newer to the stage rally scene but the Georgakopoulos name isn’t.  Myron tells us about growing up around rally and his dad’s influence leading to him rebuilding the family car and getting it back on the stages.  We also talk about the love hate relationship with some of STPRs stages, how…

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RallyCast Episode 126 – Gabe Jacobsohn and Colin Schulz

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIn this episode we chatted with Gabe Jacobsohn and Colin Schulz of Flying Finish RallySport. Coming from humble rally beginnings first as fans, then volunteers, to working on cars and competing themselves, they’ve learned a lot about the sport of rallying from just about every aspect. They’re applying that experience to make products available through their Rally.Build brand so new and existing rallyists get all the stuff necessary to pass tech inspection with flying colors. We also get into a bit of inter-team rivalry…

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RallyCast Episode 124 – Co-Driver KJ Miller

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIn this episode recorded back in July, we chatted with young co-driver KJ Miller after his high flying class victory at Rally Baie-des-Chaleurs. We asked about what got KJ interested in motorsports, events he’s competed in so far, and what his goals are for the future. With KJ being a bit of a social media master, we also asked about how to get more young people interested in rally. The Oregon Trail Rally YouTube video can be found here:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SMqtJJMWflo Follow KJ Miller on these…

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RallyCast Episode 122 – Sam Albert on ARA Rules, Ferrari Engines, and More

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIn this episode we chat with Sam Albert, one of the fastest privateers in the ARA. Sam’s always very open about and honest about his thoughts on the championship, so we decided to give him a call to discuss the upcoming ARA Open Class rules for 2023, how it might affect privateer drivers like him, and his goal of putting a Ferrari engine into his Subaru WRX STI. Yes, you heard that right. So grab a cold one and join us for another round…

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RallyCast Episode 121 – Mark Piatkowski on What It’s Like to Drive a Rally2 (R5)

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadThis episode is another one that was temporarily lost due to technical issues.  Back in March we talked in depth with Mark Piatkowski about what it was like transitioning from his NA4 Subaru that he works on mostly himself to a full blown homologated M-Sport Rally2 Ford Fiesta with all the bells and whistles at the Rally in the 100 Acre Wood. 

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Episode 120 – 100 Acre Wood, WRC Cars, and Dodging Wildlife with Alex Gelsomino, Rhianon Gelsomino, and Leon Jordan

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadThis is a re-release of an episode from a couple months that had technical issues. We chatted with  talked with Alex and Rhianon Gelsomino about their 100 Acre Wood experience, the current top level of competition this year and dodging wildlife. We also chatted with Leon Jordan of McKenna Motorsports about WRC cars and what makes theirs different from the Hyundai i20 used by Hoonigan. This was all recorded before the new ARA 2023 Open 4WD guidelines were released.

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RallyCast Episode 119 – The Great Adventures of Bryce Proseus

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIn this episode we chatted with one of American rallying’s biggest advocates, Bryce Proseus. He tells us about how just going to see his first stage rally was an adventure in itself. The hook was set and it wasn’t long before he wanted to get into co-driving which led to a dramatic barn hunt for a working motor having blown the original one in pre event test. But the adventures of Bryce Proseus certainly doesn’t stop there. In one of his grandest adventures he…

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RallyCast Episode 112 – William Petrow and US Rallysport Federation

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIn this episode we chat with William Petrow, the Marketing and Promotional director of the new US Rallysport Federation sanctioning body. We get into the nitty gritty about what holes this sanctioning body is designed to fill, the different car classes, and we also get a bit of an update of what’s new at the Broken Motorsports shop. I also drop in some of my thoughts from WRC Monte Carlo last weekend and what I think of the new Rally1 hybrid cars.

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RallyCast Episode 111 – Kyle Tilley

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIn this Episode we get to know Era Motorsports’ Kyle Tilley. If you haven’t met Kyle yet, I imagine you soon will. It’s hard to imagine a man with this much of a passion for rallying had his first event at Ojibwe Forests Rally just last year. Although he drives everything from LMP2 sports cars at 200MPH and NASCAR Cup cars on circuits, it’s rallying that Kyle loves most and is going all in for 2022. If you want to get in on the…

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RallyCast Episode 110 – Oregon Trail Rally Clerk of the Course AJ Rossiter

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIn this episode we chat with Oregon Trail Rally clerk of the course AJ Rossiter. We talk about taking on being a clerk of the course and what it entails, why he’s set aside his helmet and set his sights higher, as well sharing some of our favorite moments from the final round of the ARA championship. You’ll also hear from some of the competitors in this episode that I caught at the end of the first running of the Maryhill Loops stage.

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