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Throwback Thursday to 2005 w/ Kevin McKenna

The Sportsman Drag Racing Podcast w/ Luke & Jed

Release Date: 04/26/2020

211: Jody Lang 2020 NHRA Stock Eliminator Champion show art 211: Jody Lang 2020 NHRA Stock Eliminator Champion

The Sportsman Drag Racing Podcast w/ Luke & Jed

Luke continues the winter interview series with 2020 NHRA Stock Eliminator Champion, Jody Lang. After a pair of points runner up finishes and a slew of top 10's Jody finally was able to seal the deal in 2020. Luke gets to talk about Jody's championship run in this weeks episode! Be sure to tune in. 

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210: The Bug Debates  show art 210: The Bug Debates

The Sportsman Drag Racing Podcast w/ Luke & Jed

Folks, we have a very entertaining episode on tap for today. Luke and Jed discuss a series of Facebook posts made by Bug McCarty, and give them some analysis. The show takes a fun turn in the second half, with the guys ranking the top 5....errr or 7, active sportsman cars they would love to drive. 

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209: Pre-Season Top 25  show art 209: Pre-Season Top 25

The Sportsman Drag Racing Podcast w/ Luke & Jed

Luke and Jed are back for the new year! After a few weeks off, Luke and Jed recap a few of the recent races including the SFG Christmas Bash at Bradenton and the New Years Nationals at Palm Beach International Raceway. After that the guys go down the ever popular "Top 25" list path. This is the 2021 pre-season top 25. Tune in to hear where your favorites land on the list! 

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208: Charlie Lockhart Interview  show art 208: Charlie Lockhart Interview

The Sportsman Drag Racing Podcast w/ Luke & Jed

Jed sits down with Charlie Lockhart in a really interesting discussion, ranging from Charlie's start in racing, to his favorite pizza topping! Charlie gets to weigh in on a lot of subjects, like what does footbraking need more of...and of course what does it need less of. Tune in for an awesome conversation! 

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207: Jeff Serra Interview  show art 207: Jeff Serra Interview

The Sportsman Drag Racing Podcast w/ Luke & Jed

Luke gets the opportunity to sit down with Jeff Serra to talk about his unbelievable season, specifically his monumental win at Memphis in October. Jeff talks about the trials and tribulations of the Great American Guaranteed Million and how his season has played out.

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TIBR Webinar Special Episode show art TIBR Webinar Special Episode

The Sportsman Drag Racing Podcast w/ Luke & Jed

Luke Bogacki and Justin Lamb recorded their live This is Bracket Racing Elite webinar from 12/1/2020. 

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206: The 206: The "Poddy's"

The Sportsman Drag Racing Podcast w/ Luke & Jed

This weeks episode, one of the most fun of the year, has become affectionately known as "The Pody's" (our "awards" show). Luke and Jed will break down all the happenings from 2020 and hand out their "awards", ok so we don't actually have any awards to hand out...but it makes for really great podcast content! Tune in to hear this years "Best Appearing Driver" and the GOAT...or goat were according to Luke and Jed! 

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205: Thomas Gall (GallstarTV) Interview show art 205: Thomas Gall (GallstarTV) Interview

The Sportsman Drag Racing Podcast w/ Luke & Jed

Here at the Sportsman Drag Racing Podcast with Luke and Jed, we really have a favorite time of year, and thats "interview season", while no racing is happening in most of the country, we begin catching up with racers, and their stories. We kick this years interviews off with Thomas Gall, originator of GallstarTV, a bracket racing youtube channel (5:55). Luke gets to delve into Gall's background, how the channel came to fruition and where it's heading in the future.

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204: NHRA Season Conclusion  show art 204: NHRA Season Conclusion

The Sportsman Drag Racing Podcast w/ Luke & Jed

As the season comes to an end across most of the U.S. Luke and Jed do a complete NHRA National Sportsman Champion break down (9:47). They clean up some loose ends on the big money bracket scene (1:04:10) and round out the show with some random tidbits mostly concerning 2021 events (1:27:00). Tune in for an especially thorough breakdown of the NHRA season conclusion. 

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203: Rabbit's Million  show art 203: Rabbit's Million

The Sportsman Drag Racing Podcast w/ Luke & Jed

Luke leads off by honoring the NHRA Summit E.T. World Champions, and breaking down the remaining NHRA Lucas Oil points chases. Jed sits down with recent Million Dollar Race Winner Kevin Brannon (18:32) to discuss his big win. The inaugural ThisIsBracketRacing Driver Series has reached its conclusion, crowning Lane Cavar (Top Bulb) and Kip Poole (Bottom Bulb) as 2020 champions! Ashley Thompson closes the show (1:27:12) in a conversation with Poole in which they recap his title season.

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We're trying something new during this social distancing/shelter in place/quarantine period, in addition to our regular weekly episodes.  We're calling it Throwback Thursday!  The premise is simple: each week we'll select a year from at least a decade ago; and discuss the sportsman drag racing events, stories, and standout performers... As if it happened yesterday.  This episode's feature: 2005!  Luke is joined by National Dragster staffer and drag racing historian Kevin McKenna for this look back on one of the more memorable seasons in sportsman drag racing history.