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The Chip Ganassi Racing No. 1 team is off to a great start in 2019 and crew chief Matt McCall is here to talk about their success. McCall notes about being "somewhat happy" with the way the season has started; why Kurt Busch has been tiptoeing into his new team and how McCall feels about working with a new driver for the first time in a few years; how the communication works between he and Busch as two guys who know race cars; what has surprised McCall about Busch and what about him that is "off" in the media; why a new driver and new package was what the team needed; the focuses of the team to get better and contend with the leaders; how McCall became a racer himself and his love of late models and short tracks; why he didn't continue with a driving career and chose to work on cars; the differences in being a team engineer and the crew chief; what needs to happen for 2019 to be deemed a successful season for he and Busch. www.bensound.com.
Jim Beaver has a massive guest list on this week's Down & Dirty Radio Show Powered By Polaris RZR. He's got rally legend and Subaru factory driver David Higgins on the line, Andretti IndyCar driver Zach Veach, and Supercross veteran Mike Alessi. He'll also have Power Rankings and all the latest in action motorsports.
Justin Allgaier makes his podcast debut to talk all things JR Motorsports and chasing a championship. Allgaier first explains the challenges of NASCAR's west coast swing on a race team and how they are just trying to survive these three races; Allgaier's thoughts on his early season speed and how important it is that all four JRM cars are running well; what are the rules of racing a teammate hard? how Allgaier and the other two full-time cars are adjusting to working with multiple drivers in the #8 this season; the most important things Allgaier can tell rookie Noah Gragson and the impressive phone call Gragson made before joining JRM; revealing how Allgaier came to JRM with a bad attitude and things he needed to change; whether he feels the 7 team is getting stronger over time; how long it took for the sting to go away of not advancing to Homestead last year; if winning a NXS title has always been something he considered realistic; how satisfying life has been being relevant in the sport and Allgaier's early season forecast of how the championship is going to shake out. Music: www.bensound.com.
Truck Series champion Brett Moffitt returns to the podcast to discuss his move to GMS Racing and what he has seen from his new team three races into the season; whether there is a difference going from a Toyota to a Chevrolet; if Moffitt has changed his mindset or pressure being the reigning series champion and wanting top himself; the double-digit number of wins he's aiming for; insight into working with veteran crew chief Jerry Baxter; whether Moffitt was worried during the offseason he was not going to land something good, although he had options on the table; the humor behind now driving the equipment he beat for the championship last season; stepping up his fitness game working with Josh Wise; having a teammate and what it has been like working with rookie Sheldon Creed; his thoughts on a spread out Truck Series schedule and his plans for the downtime leading to Martinsville. Music: www.bensound.com.
On this weeks Down & Dirty Radio Show Powered By Polaris RZR Jim Beaver has Supercross rider and 2018 champ Aaron Plessinger on the line, a big interview with Shawn Gibson of Gibson Performance, and Tiffany Stone will be on the show to talk Mint 400 news. We'll also be talking IndyCar, Power Rankings, and the latest motorsports headlines.
Kaz Grala has a deal with Richard Childress Racing to drive the 21 in a few races this season and he joins the podcast to provide all the details on how that came together; what it means for the 2020 NASCAR season; why he's intimidated about starting his season at Texas and explaining how long it's been since he has been on a mile-and-a-half racetrack; the pressure Grala is putting on himself when it comes to what he expects to do in the car; how a young driver approaches getting an opportunity in good equipment; his thoughts on how the Daytona Xfinity race played out and what he would have done; if Grala watches races as a fan or trying to learn, and what he's looking for; whether Grala feels like his career has stalled out any by not having a full-time ride; some background on his experience with sports cars and what his aspirations are in that discipline; sharing stories on the other sports he tried while growing up; how many races he anticipates having this year with RCR; Grala's relationship with new teammate Tyler Reddick; what he's going to be doing to prepare for his first race at Texas. Music: www.bensound.com.
On this weeks Down & Dirty Radio Show Powered By Polaris RZR Jim Beaver has NHRA Top Fuel winner Billy Torrence on the line talking about "Them Capco Boys," he'll have Mint 400 kingpin Matt Martelli, Tiffany Stone updates us on the latest motorsports headlines, and Chris Leone phones in to chat on Power Rankings.
Richard Childress Racing rookie Daniel Hemric is the guest today for a wide-ranging conversation. In this episode Hemric closes the book on what it meant to be in the Daytona 500 and his genuine emotion of being a NASCAR Cup Series driver; working through the communication issues with his new team; how the team bonded throughout the offseason; why he compares the new Cup Series rules package to the Truck Series; staying open-minded about the rules package; selling to RCR fans why the company is headed in the right direction; digging into his relationship with owner Richard Childress; whether his routine has changed now that he's a Cup Series driver; if he's bothered having not won in Truck and Xfinity before moving to Cup; if the backflip will happen when he starts winning races. Music: www.bensound.com.
Sam Bass, the first officially licensed artist for NASCAR, passed away on Feb. 16. Sam was a friend to many, including me, and just an all-around wonderful person. His artwork is legendary and his personality infectious. On this episode I remember Sam with some others who knew him well, including Deb Williams, Dave Moody, Ryan McGee, Matt Weaver, plus a clip from Dale Earnhardt Jr. Then, my own personal sendoff to Sam.
On this weeks Down & Dirty Radio Show Powered By Polaris RZR Jim Beaver has Zach Osborne on the show talking about his Supercross comeback. He'll catch up with Tiffany Stone who was on site at Daytona, debut this week's Power Rankings, and air a Project Action teaser with pro racer and motivational speaker Justin Peck.