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The Sportsman Drag Racing Podcast w/ Luke & Jed

Release Date: 06/18/2020

222: Dan Fletcher on the state of sportsman racing in 2021 show art 222: Dan Fletcher on the state of sportsman racing in 2021

The Sportsman Drag Racing Podcast w/ Luke & Jed

Luke sits down with the winningest driver in NHRA Sportsman Drag Racing history, Dan Fletcher. Their wide-ranging discussion includes Fletch's perspective on how much the sport (and his spot within it) has changed over the last 25+ years, the Fletcher family racing legacy, his biggest triumphs, and his future plans. In addition, Ashley Thompson provides a brief update on the 2021 ThisIsBracketRacing Driver Series (racers at Greer Dragway and Beech Bend Raceway begin earning points this weekend).

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221: Bo Butner, Spring Fling Million, and Best Race Car Name Final 4 show art 221: Bo Butner, Spring Fling Million, and Best Race Car Name Final 4

The Sportsman Drag Racing Podcast w/ Luke & Jed

An action packed episode that surely won't disappoint. Luke and Jed discuss Spring Fling million happenings, they get to talk to the big winner, Bo Butner about his awesome day! Then of course, an update on the "Best Race Car Name Final Four" Be sure to tune in, we have awesome content coming from all angles this week! 

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220: All Drag Cars Should have Names! show art 220: All Drag Cars Should have Names!

The Sportsman Drag Racing Podcast w/ Luke & Jed

The guys recap the high points of a really busy early spring bracket and NHRA season. Highlighting stand out winners and performances. The real fun comes in the second half of the show. Returning after a COVID hiatus, the March Madness bracket with a drag racing flare. Drag Car names! Its too good to miss folks, be sure to tune in! 

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The Sportsman Drag Racing Podcast w/ Luke & Jed

Luke and Jed preview a portion, (S/Comp, S/Gas, S/Street and ET Series) of the NHRA upcoming season. Recapping last years champion, and pick some contenders for the upcoming season. They make some bold predictions, discuss new happenings, and make some insider picks. 

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The Sportsman Drag Racing Podcast w/ Luke & Jed

Clay Millican joins Luke to preview a portion, (Comp, S/Stock, Stock, TD, and TS) of the NHRA upcoming season. Recapping last years champion, and pick some contenders for the upcoming season. They make some bold predictions, discuss new happenings, and make some insider picks. Tune in Clay always brings a great energy, and has really kept his finger on the pulse of sportsman racing.  

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The Sportsman Drag Racing Podcast w/ Luke & Jed

Luke and Jed are back together with ACTUAL racing results and stories to talk about! Starting off with the Southern Big Buck Nationals (Baton Rouge), moving on to West Coast Bracket Racing's huge event at Tuscon, and then onto the Top Bulb 150 at Gulfport. A couple of NHRA events with the Baby Gators and Belle Rose, and finishing off with some results from Wes Buck's World Doorslammer Nationals. Tune in for a packed episode! 

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216: Back when I was a little punk kid with a big afro-Scotty Richardson show art 216: Back when I was a little punk kid with a big afro-Scotty Richardson

The Sportsman Drag Racing Podcast w/ Luke & Jed

Somehow, Scotty hasn't ever been on the Sportsman Drag Racing Podcast with Luke and Jed, that changes today. Scotty Richardson on the Spring Fling Million, the one thing he hasn't done in racing, the "Young Gun" that impresses him most, and more!

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The Sportsman Drag Racing Podcast w/ Luke & Jed

In this weeks interview, Jed goes without Luke to have a great sit down discussion with John DiBartolomeo. Topics range from John's history in the sport, to big money racing's effect on local tracks. Jed and John are all over the board in this wide ranging conversation. Be sure to tune in! 

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214: What bracket racers & promoters can learn from wider reaching events - with Wes Buck show art 214: What bracket racers & promoters can learn from wider reaching events - with Wes Buck

The Sportsman Drag Racing Podcast w/ Luke & Jed

On the heels of last episode's discussion about the financial aspect of sportsman racing, Luke sits down with Wes Buck. Buck, best known as the founder and editorial director at Drag Illustrated made a huge splash in 2020 as the promoter of the World Doorslammer Nationals. He discusses the motivation and the challenges that go into promoting an event of that magnitude, and the two explore how some of his experience and success could translate to the world of big dollar bracket racing.

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The Sportsman Drag Racing Podcast w/ Luke & Jed

May have taken the official plunge off the rails with this episode, after many trips seemingly off the rails, I think we found the limits this time! Luke and Jed have a really in depth and interesting conversation, "Can you actually race for a living?" As awesome as that segment is, it doesn't hold a candle for what was to follow. Sportsman racer, Olympian, or Adult Film Star? Jed has to decide when given 16 different names. We think you all will find this incredibly entertaining, be sure to tune in! 

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