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Spring Fling Recap, “Cheating” in Louisville, and Top 5 Racer Nicknames!

The Sportsman Drag Racing Podcast w/ Luke & Jed

Release Date: 06/19/2020

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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202: OG Million Recap show art 202: OG Million Recap

The Sportsman Drag Racing Podcast w/ Luke & Jed

Huge show on tap! The guys deep, deep, DEEEP, into the OG million, it's winner, and crazy last couple rounds. They analyze the event from every possible angle. They also revisit their prior predictions, were any correct? 

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201: NHRA analysis and OG Million predictions  show art 201: NHRA analysis and OG Million predictions

The Sportsman Drag Racing Podcast w/ Luke & Jed

Luke is joined by NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor Kevin McKenna to recap NHRA points to this point and look at possible scenarios going forward with 5 events points eligible events remaining. As the OG million is underway as this episode goes live, Luke and Kevin discuss it's history and make some predictions. 

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200: GABR Guaranteed Million Recap show art 200: GABR Guaranteed Million Recap

The Sportsman Drag Racing Podcast w/ Luke & Jed

Episode 200 is here! Luke and Jed recap the SDPC Race Shop Great American Guaranteed Million. Lots of million talk, accompanied by some NHRA results and of course some of the outstanding performances. 

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199: Fling Wrap ups  show art 199: Fling Wrap ups

The Sportsman Drag Racing Podcast w/ Luke & Jed

Luke and Jed get together to re-cap the Fall Fling and Spring Fling Million. They also discuss some NHRA division finals results from D7. Finally they preview the GABR Million as both will be attending/competing. 

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198: NHRA Division Finals and Historical Big Money Coming Up show art 198: NHRA Division Finals and Historical Big Money Coming Up

The Sportsman Drag Racing Podcast w/ Luke & Jed

Luke and Jed discuss results from Div. 1, 3, and 5 Division Finals. The big elephant in the room though, is the upcoming historical run of big money races. The guys make some BOLD predictions! Tune in to hear their take! 

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197: Gary Williams and Lane Cavar show art 197: Gary Williams and Lane Cavar

The Sportsman Drag Racing Podcast w/ Luke & Jed

In this weeks episode, Luke catches up with Gary Williams, they discuss his latest $100k victory and talk about the upcoming massive money trail. Rounding out the episode, TIBR's Ashley Thompson, gives an update on the TIBR Driver Series, and interviews current Top bulb points leader Lane Cavar. 

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Luke & Jed lead off with a summary of the Galot Spring Fling and news from the first huge weekend of big dollar bracket racing in the pandemic-delayed season.  They spend a lot of the show detailing a strange and alarming situation from the Derby City $50k before touching on weekend results and stories from the C.P. Promotions $50k event in Texas, the IHRA Sportsman Spectacular at Dragway 42, and the NHRA Division 6 event in Seattle.  Then the duo closed with what has become a fun staple: their individual “Top 5.” This week’s Top 5: our favorite racer nicknames!