This weeks episode, one of the most fun of the year, has become affectionately known as "The Poddy'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!
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 fruitition and where its heading in the future. A really interesting episode be sure to tune in!
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.
Luke leads off by honoring the NHRA Summit E.T. World Champions, and breaking down the remaining NHRA Lucas Oil points chases in Stock, Top Dragster, and Super Gas. Jed sits down with recent Million Dollar Race Winner Kevin Brannon (18:32) to discuss the biggest win of his illustrious career, and how it seemed overshadowed to some extent by the bizarre end-of-race sequence that he and Gary Williams will never forget. 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 and his racing background. This episode is brought to you by This is Bracket Racing Elite and BTE.