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149: Scott Lemen Interview!

The Sportsman Drag Racing Podcast w/ Luke & Jed

Release Date: 10/02/2019

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The Sportsman Drag Racing Podcast w/ Luke & Jed

Luke and Jed are back together this week, they cover some NHRA highlights from around the US, as well as a few big money races in Indiana, Virginia, and South Carolina. Then we make an attempt at making a few racers really happy and the rest of the country mad at us! Tune in to find out why! 

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231: Rock Haas and TIBR Driver Series Update with Ashley Thompson show art 231: Rock Haas and TIBR Driver Series Update with Ashley Thompson

The Sportsman Drag Racing Podcast w/ Luke & Jed

Luke catches up with some of the past weeks racing, and then gets to sit down with long time NHRA standout Rock Haas. They discuss Rock's "Rocking Super Class Shootout", and the advent of these races that are are occuring with NHRA type competition without being under the NHRA umbrella. In the second part of the show Luke catches up with TIBR Driver Series brainchild Ashley Thompson and discusses the series progress, and some big news.  

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230: Don Oneal- Di's Story  show art 230: Don Oneal- Di's Story

The Sportsman Drag Racing Podcast w/ Luke & Jed

On this weeks episode, we go Luke-less, Jed has the opportunity to talk with Don Oneal. Racing takes a bit of a backseat in this episode to the much more impactful, inspiring, and touching story of the life Don and Diane Oneal lived together. 

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229: Dream Team Shootout Recap show art 229: Dream Team Shootout Recap

The Sportsman Drag Racing Podcast w/ Luke & Jed

Luke and Jed spend a fair amount of time recapping the Dream Team Shootout as well as results from Holly Springs, and other large races around the country. Luke discusses some of the red hot sportsman drivers to keep an eye out for. Finally Jed finishes us off with a #manscaped ad, that is most  definitely  worth listening to. 

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228: Is Nick Hastings the greatest ever?  show art 228: Is Nick Hastings the greatest ever?

The Sportsman Drag Racing Podcast w/ Luke & Jed

Luke and Jed are back together this week. They go into a lengthy discussion about the reign on big money racing that Nick Hastings currently holds on the sport, as well as comparisons and opinions on the "greatest ever" discussion. Luke discusses early season NHRA success, and results. As always some entertaining #manscaped reads and general racing discussion from the past few weeks. 

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227: Racer, Promoter, Race Reporter- Paige Hamlin show art 227: Racer, Promoter, Race Reporter- Paige Hamlin

The Sportsman Drag Racing Podcast w/ Luke & Jed

Jed gets to sit down with up and coming promoter, among many other things, Paige Hamlin. Paige discusses her start in the sport from a very young age, she talks about how she has gotten into the different aspects of the sport in which she participates today. A woman of many talents, this is a great interview, be sure to tune in. 

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226: Tyler Crossnoe on the role of the promoter in today's world of big dollar bracket racing show art 226: Tyler Crossnoe on the role of the promoter in today's world of big dollar bracket racing

The Sportsman Drag Racing Podcast w/ Luke & Jed

At just 28 years of age, Tyler Crossnoe is a man of many titles: he is the Vice President at Virginia Motorsports Park, the Director of the PDRA, and the proprietor of the Outlaw Street Car Reunion. Tyler joins Luke to discuss the role of the promoter in today's world of bracket racing, the state of our sport, and its future. In their multi-faceted conversation the two touch on the history of big dollar bracket racing, the biggest challenge facing tracks promoting their own bracket events.

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The Sportsman Drag Racing Podcast w/ Luke & Jed

Would today's most prominent bracket racers have been more successful or less successful in a previous era? What skill set has the biggest impact on success in today's big dollar bracket world, and how has it changed? Jed and I discuss and debate these topics on this week's podcast. In addition, we share some thoughts on the recent major announcements from the two richest events on the 2021 calendar.

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223: Two Huge Winners Todd Arnold and Soggy Dunn show art 223: Two Huge Winners Todd Arnold and Soggy Dunn

The Sportsman Drag Racing Podcast w/ Luke & Jed

Jed gets the opportunity to sit down with two of the biggest winners of the 2021 season, the SFG $500k winner Todd Arnold and the Loose Rocker $75k winner Soggy Dunn. Both have incredibly unique stories, and it was really interesting to hear how their weekends played out. 

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222: 2021 is Ramping Up!  show art 222: 2021 is Ramping Up!

The Sportsman Drag Racing Podcast w/ Luke & Jed

Luke and Jed cover some results and happenings from the Houston LODRS, London, KY, VMP, SFG500 (mid-race at recording time), and the Class Racer Revival. The guys finish off with a big product partnership, and of course finish off the "Race Car Names" bracket. 

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