Luke and Jed take this episode to review the 2019 season. They discuss the biggest stories of the year, and some of the best performances, as well as crowing the Overall 2019 BTE Who’s Hot.
The MAN, the MYTH, the LEGEND! We have Chet Dragon sitting down with Jed for a conversation that bridges Chet’s 40 years in the sport. Why he has chosen the weapon he has (6.30 buggy), and how he’s approached the sport over the last 4 decades.
In this week’s episode, Luke provides us with the 2nd installment of our “regular guy” series of podcasts, where we highlight racers that may not be household names. Mitchell provides an incredible perspective on racing, from his point of view.
Luke gets the chance to talk about the state of the sport among other things with Drag Racing Edge Magazine Editor, John Dibartolomeo.
Luke and Jed highlight NHRA and IHRA Champions from top to bottom. The guys break down all of the awesome drama from Pomona. They even weigh in a little bit on some of the happenings in the professional ranks.
This week Jed has the opportunity to sit down with “Slick” Rick Baehr. A great dive into Rick’s drag racing career. They discuss Rick’s racing history, accomplishments, with lots in between.
This week Luke sits down with very successful, yet maybe lesser known or talked about, racer Scotty Bodmer. Scotty has 11 track championships and a $20k win at Atco to his credit. Tune in to hear his story.
This week, Luke and Jed discuss a lot of things that have went on in the last couple weeks, highlighting mainly The Million. They also discuss one racers performances that have come together to be an incredible season in this week’s BTE Who’s Hot.
Luke welcomes guest Kevin McKenna, senior editor of NHRA’s National Dragster. Together the two cover the NHRA points chases from top to bottom, they discuss which classes are up for grabs and who the contenders are. Tune in, as the season comes to a close with only three events on the schedule, things will be interesting in multiple classes.
Ever thought about who the Top 25 racers in sportsman drag racing of all time? Luke and Jed break down THEIR ideas of the Top 25. Be sure to tune in, some will agree, some will disagree, but at the very least it can drum up a discussion about those who have accomplished the most in our sport.
Jed sits down with Matt Dadas to discuss what has been an incredible season. They discuss the progression of the season, where it started and where its headed. Matt was able to describe what it was like to be the car owner for a momentous occasion as well as what it was like to be behind the wheel.
Luke gets a chance to sit down with Dragraceresults.com owner and co-founder of Collectortethers.com. With decades of racing experience, and an all-around industry presence. Luke gets to pick Scott’s brain on lots of topics including the status of big money bracket racing and where its headed.
Luke and Jed discuss all the happenings from the Fall Fling at Bristol Dragway. Offering up a recap of winners, as well as opinions on some of the more dramatic moments. An awesome story leads a NHRA Stock Eliminator racer to get the BTE Who’s Hot. Stay tuned all the way to the end for one of our more interesting endings to the show.
Jed sits down with Chris Gulitti for a cool look into the father son duo’s racing history, and future. A fixture on the big money bracket racing tour, Chris and his son Cory can be found in almost any corner of the country, chasing huge payouts, with an incredible amount of success. Tune in to hear Chris’s story!
Luke gets to sit down with the man, the myth, the legend Chris Garretson, made famous for finishing 6th in Super Comp National points for 2018, with a 110-mph airplane front tired and top end throttle stopped dragster.
The guys talk about KC Pesnell fallout, some Labor Day results from Summit Motorsports Park, and then go into the Big Go at Indy. Luke breaks down the weekend’s events. Every year around this time Luke goes full out NERD on the NHRA Sportsman.
KC Pesnell broke the internet. So, we had to talk about the 14-year-old who won $50,000! In that discussion, Luke and Jed debated whether KC (or any 14-year-old) should be driving a 140+ mph dragster alongside grown men and women at the highest level of our sport. In addition, Jed put his reporter hat on and broke some news about the situation. It's as much of a "must listen" podcast as we've ever published! Once we wrapped up our thoughts on that situation, we brought on Rex Simmermaker, host of the “Fast Brackets Podcast”on the eve of the first U.S. Nationals featuring the two fastest pure sportsman categories: Top Dragster and Top Sportsman.
Jed sits down with Stephen “Champ” McCrory, they talk about Champs history in the sport, his accomplishments, and how he feels about the direction the sport is going.
Luke and Jed return for an entertaining and slightly “off” regular episode, featuring a discussion about house cars, and their opinions concerning them. JJ’s Top 10 (15) returns with July’s picks, and some light results talk.
On this week’s interview Jed gets to dive into Mia Tedesco’s head and find out about her start into drag racing and what keeps her going week after week. Faith and family are vitally important to Tedesco. She began drag racing when she was 8 at Pittsburgh Raceway Park (renamed Keystone Raceway Park), a track owned by her father Michael Tedesco. It was her Uncle Carmen who convinced his niece to grab a helmet and fire suit and to get behind the wheel of a race car. A lifelong drag racing fanatic, Uncle Carmen was Mia's biggest fan until his passing in 2015.
Luke gets to dive into the Andy Schmall racing world.
Luke and This is Bracket Racing Elite air a live chat with This is Bracket Racing Elite members, an example of what one would expect to see as a member of Elite.
Luke and This is Bracket Racing Elite present interviews with 4 Elite members. Listen in for some insight about these racers and how This is Bracket Racing has improved their programs.
Much anticipated, Luke and Jed give their thoughts and opinions on the state of big money racing. They talk about race structures, effects on local programs, and what’s keeping these races so successful.
After a HUGE couple weeks of racing, we have a ton to cover! Taking the spotlight are the SFG 525 and the World Footbrake Challenge. Luke and Jed get to cover the results from these races, and have a chat with the winner of the biggest paying bracket race in history!