In this episode, the guys discuss marketing and sponsorship at the sportsman level. Who better to speak on that topic than longtime NHRA standout and representative for a multitude of racing & non-racing related companies: Tommy Phillips. Tommy discusses some of his keys to marketing success, how he applies the same principles to his role in event promotion, and even shares a comical story about choosing to race for a living over… Law school! In addition, Luke & Jed recap the week that was, including the DRR Ultimate Series opener in Huntsville, AL, NHRA in Houston, IHRA in Darlington, and big buck events in Rockingham and Gulfport. Luke relives his 1800 mile journey to the west coast as they preview the K&N Spring Fling Million!
In this episode, the guys discuss the NHRA Gatornationals, as well as big buck races from across the country and the IHRA event in San Antonio. Luke & Jed also announce the finalists for the LAST Big Thing, discuss the upcoming weekend events in Huntsville and Gulfport, and lament their NCAA tournament bracket failures. Listen with caution: Luke has gone vegan and he’s in a foul mood about it.
In this episode, the guys have a spirited conversation with Dr. Tami Eggleston, a sports psychologist with a drag racing background. Tami, who holds a PHD in Psychology in addition to over 2 decades of racing experience, talks about the finer points of sports psychology and the role that it plays within our sport. In addition, Luke & Jed talk about the recent NHRA Division 2 event in Gainesville, provide some All-State Race updates, and break down the impeding NCAA men’s basketball tournament.
In this episode, the guys talk with the seventeen-year-old driver who you listeners voted the NEXT BIG THING in sportsman drag racing: Caleb Ellison. In addition, Luke & Jed discuss the week’s results from Oklahoma to Arizona and points in between. Plus Luke breaks down the Missouri Valley Conference basketball tournament (because you care), and they discuss the closing of the iconic small track that Luke called home: Texas Raceway.