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  • Trey Canard on a Million Dollar Miss and The Next Supercross

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    Supercross rider Trey Canard won the first two motos in last weekend's Monster Energy Cup in Las Vegas. A third win would have put a million dollars in Canard's pocket. But the million didn't wind up in Canard's pocket. He fell in the effort. Twice. So how's Canard set for the 2015 Supercross season that starts in January? And who will be the major names in that fight? Listen...

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  • Jeff Gluck on The Stars Set In The NASCAR Chase

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    USA Today motorsports writer Jeff Gluck always brings brilliance into the Freak Nation when he visits and he did again Sunday night. This time it surrounded the NASCAR Sprint Cup Chase for the Championship. Some of the biggest stars in the sport are out of the race for a title this season including six-time champion Jimmie Johnson. What's this mean for the rest of the NASCAR playoffs? And what's it mean for the fans who may OR MAY NOT follow the next races?

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  • The Future Being Tested in Germany or Alabama?

    icon for story: The Future Being Tested in Germany or Alabama?

    This is the Statt Mann, Baby. It's time to Scatt a Little Bit... I was watching the big NASCAR race from Talladega and going through my email Sunday afternoon when the irony hit me. Big 3600 pound stock cars racing in circles in Alabama were matched with Audi technology in Germany. Audi successfully proved Sunday that remote controlled passenger cars are close. It ran an R7 around Hockenheim at speed without a driver. Think about that for a minute. Stock cars running around burning fossil fuels versus a stock car running around working on a plan to wean us from burning fossil fuels and both working at racing speeds. My mind went to glaciers and ice caps melting revealing land man hasn't seen in thousands of years. Maybe that ice is reintroducing disease that was frozen forever; diseases we no longer have an ability to fight. Let's all get off our couches, into our pickups, have a beer and worry if our hearts are healthy enough to have sex any longer.  All those options might be taken from us in the not too distant future. Happy racing. Peace.

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