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  • John Force on Therapy, Tombstones & An Arc

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    16-Time NHRA Funny Car Champion John Force is one of the original Friend of the Freaks. He's supported us from nearly the beginning 20 years ago. This 13 or so minutes is from an hour long conversation with John that's posted on our You Tube channel. The Force program is taking the 2020 season off but is making firm plans to return to racing in 2021. That's just one of the things John talked about with us. Listen...

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  • Jack Beckman on Cowboy Hats, Elevator Buttons & Schedules

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    NHRA Texas Motorplex Funny Car Winner Jack Beckman came into The Freak Nation again. He's a longtime Friend of the Freaks who is fighting to get his ride for next year sponsored. These are strange times in the NHRA. Even the series switched overall sponsors in mid-season. This Covid year has changed things that maybe won't go back to normal. Listen...

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  • Michele Abbate on Being First, Covid Rules & Respect

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    First Female TransAm TA2 Podium Finisher Michele Abbate came into The Freak Nation Sunday night after a rare success for a woman driver in the TransAm West Coast series. Abbate is sponsored by Lucas Oil and she's finding success with her own team, run with her husband, in less than a dozen races all together. Abbate is determined to reach the national TransAm racing series, one of the oldest racing programs in America. Listen...

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