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Ryan BeatLucas Oil Off-Road Racing Series Pro-Lite Champion Ryan Beat knows the dirt he races on so well that he can “read” it. That includes looking at dirt from different regions of the country and knowing where it came from. Beat says the skill is important in off-road racing. But he says he’d like to try some pavement racing like others in his sport. Listen…

Rick MearsThe Freaks took us back 15 years to 2004 and a ear-opening interview with Rick Mears.  Mears won in off-road before he went to open-wheel racing.  Did off-road help as it appears to have helped Jimmie Johnson in NASCAR?  And what about Mears testing in Formula One? Could he have won there? Rick Mears is a wonderful few minutes on racing.  Listen…

Oliver AskewIndy Lites COTA Winner Oliver Askew won two races in Texas now he has some time off and he talked about the break when he came into The Freak Nation Sunday night.  Askew is 22-years-old but in IndyCar racing, that CAN be pretty old. Askew talked about his early days in karting, how he got into open-wheel racing and how he’ll be preparing ofr his future during his upcoming break.  Listen…

Justin HIllSupercross Rider Justin Hill says he’s been considered a Freak before so when he came into The Freak Nation Sunday night he felt right at home. The Freaks, in fact, welcomed his comfortable conversation and the way he moved easily between Supercross riding, guitar playing and lyric writing. Hill is the 2017 250cc West champion but that might be just a single line in his bio. He’s fighting injuries but nothing may keep him from recording music in the studio. Listen…

Angelle SampeyThree-time NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Champion Angelle Sampey returned to The Freak Nation Sunday night after a lengthy absence. From 2000-2002 Angelle was Pro Stock Motorcycle drag racing. Few could keep her and her Suzuki from the championship. But secretly she was impressed by the Harley Davidsons chasing her. Now she has a chance to compete on the Harley with the Vance & Hines team, maybe the most powerful in the sport. Sampey is a Friend of the Freaks and talks with us like she talks with few others. Listen…

Clint BowyerNASCAR driver Clint Bowyer has been coming into The Freak Nation long enough to let his hair down a bit and have fun with The Freaks.  This is a Freakin Flashback to 2013 when Bowyer’s mind drifted from racing to duck hinting.  There aren’t many places where Bowyer can freestyle like that.  Bowyer won the 2008 Nationwide Series title driving for Richard Childress.  But he comes into the Freak Nation with five hours worth of energy every time.  Listen…

Jack HarveyIndyCar Driver Jack Harvey of Michael Shank Racing is passionate about racing and an old truck he wants to restore any time soon. He talked about both Sunday night along with the Circuit of the Americans track where IndyCar will race for the first time next weekend. And what about the combo weekends The Freaks have talked about for years. Would Harvey welcome some drag racers to an IndyCar weekend? Listen…

Courtney ForceSunday night The Freaks took a Freakin’ Flashback with Courtney Force back to July, 2013. That was about the time the winning NHRA Funny Car driver posed for the ESPN The Body issue. What was it like to be nude in the desert? Was she able to get her mind around the young technicians working the lights and equipment? And what about the idea that came up over a glass of win with her mother? Listen…

Mike AlessiSupercross Rider Mike Alessi is back in the sport after a couiple yeards away.  He talked about the differences Sunday night.  Are the riders faster now than when he won two motocross events? What do the new team owners who hired him?  Do they expect him to return to the Winner’s Circle? Or the Podium? Did he ever expect to be back riding?  This is a new Mike Alessi and he sounds pretty cool.  Listen…

Aric AlmirolaNASCAR Driver Aric Almirola was ready to be in Phoenix this weekend after a cold and wet winter at home in North Carolina. But there are times when Almirola likes to be home after a season on the NASCAR road from February to November. Almirola drives for Stewart Haas Racing and loves it. He loves the technology in NASCAR. But what about the technology in IndyCar? Could he ever race in open wheel? Listen.