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Colin Braun2015 WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Prototype Challenge Champion Colin Braun was once the young upstart in racing but, at 30, he’s now a champion and able to talk about efforts to get more young people into the sport’s grandstands. Braun could also put himself into a new place, a Disney Channel project with his brother Travis who’s just becoming a producer with Disney. Listen…

Zach OsborneTwo-time 250 Supercross East Champion Zach Osborne busted his collarbone last fall just before the Supercross season opened in Anaheim in January.  The injury required surgery and four weeks of recovery time.  That recovery led to his 2019 season start in Dallas last weekend where he made his 450cc debut finishing 22nd after retiring on lap nine.  Osborne has lots of work to gt back to championship form but he talked about that work and the injuries that come without it.  Listen…

Ryan DungeyFour-time Supercross Champion Ryan Dungey came into the Freak Nation Sunday night to talk about his transition to retirement. He won his titles in 2012 and 2015-2017. When he left he was the best in the sport devoting his entire life to staying on top of the best. Now, though, it’s a challenge to change from two months off to all 12 months away from the sport. What’s that like? And who does he see on top of the heap now? Listen.

Graham RahalIndyCar Driver Graham Rahal has been coming into The Freak Nation for more than a decade. So when we talked with him Sunday night it was like talking with an old friend. Rahal was at pre-season testing at Weathertech Raceway, the old Laguna Seca, in Northern California. He’s eager to get the 2019 season underway with a new IndyCar series sponsor, new teams in the sport, and new excitement among IndyCar fans. He also had some comments about a favorite Freak idea, combining an IndyCar weekend with another sport like NHRA drag racing. Listen…

Kyle ChisholmSupercross rider Kyle Chisholm is trying to recover from knee injuries that sidelined him last year. Chisholm was in The Freak Nation Sunday night to talk about the strong competition in the series this season.  He said races early in the season are being won by riders who aren’t considered championship contenders now. Chisholm is in his 30s and that’s considered very “experienced” for Supercross. But he’s fighting for wins anyway. Listen…

Richard Petty7-Time NASCAR Cup Champion Richard Petty won all those championships around a record 200 wins in the sport. It’s no wonder he’s referred to as The King. He was in The Freak Nation this week talking about a number of things but especially a look at the modern day driver and the modern realities in NASCAR itself. Richard The King also talked about car safety developed by the legends of the sport who raced two generations ago. But maybe some of the biggest insights came on the STP sponsorship activation the Petty team had to literally wear into the NASCAR garage. Listen…

Robert HIght2009 & 2017 NHRA Funny Car Champion Robert Hight came into The Freak Nation where he’s always candid and comfortable with The Freaks.  Hight  admitted he has some new team members coming on board this year to replace those who wanted to come off the road in 2019.  Robert also admitted his Super Bowl picks and the kind of burgers he might be having on his tailgate party for The Super Bowl.  Listen…

Mark MartinIn 2003 veteran NASCAR Cup driver Mark Martin was a year away from a near Cup championship in the number six Ford for Roush Racing.
Martin visited with The Freaks on our Saturday show Victory Lane on Sirius Radio (before the merger with XM!). Martin had just signed his new sponsorship with Viagra, a new product at the time. He talked about that sponsorship, its importance to the NASCAR community and his commitment to his own personal fitness regimen. Listen…

Patrick LongSixteen Year Porsche Factory Driver Patrick Long is America’s only driver n the Porsche squad. But he’s found a way to expand his driving career into business interests from car shows to engineering new race cars with Porsche. Patrick is returning to The Freak Nation after several years of racing success including championships on American racetracks and Baja dirt roads. Listen…

Ken BlockOur 2007 Freakin Flashback with Ken Block takes us to the second of his sixth straight wins at the 100 Acre Wood rally in Missouri. He won the event seven times in eight years at the event named for the woods where Winnie the Pooh lived. Block is one of the most successful viral video producers ever. The Gymkhana Video series has reached ten in the series that’s been seen by hundreds of millions of viewers. This was at the beginning eleven years ago. Listen…