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Brendan GaughanNASCAR Driver Brendan Gaughan is an original Friend of the Freaks. His return to The Freak Nation Sunday night was to talk about his relationship with former Georgetown basketball coach John Thompson. Gaughan played football and basketball for the Hoyas and it was a real fight with Thompson to get him to “let” Brendan start his racing career in the Nevada desert. These are stories you won’t hear anywhere else. Listen…

Carson HocevarNASCAR/ARCA Driver Carson Hocevar was only 15 when he won the Pole at an ARCA race leading men older than his father to the green flag.  Hocevar has since spread his talents around the stock car world winning a Super Late Model Race this weekend at Berlin Raceway.  He’s also had success driving NASCAR trucks.  He’s sampling everything and liking it.  Listen…

T.J. ZizzoNHRA Top Fuel Indy2 Finalist T.J. Zizzo has been waiting for about two months to run his final round against newcomer Justin Ashley, both of whom reigned over the heavy-hitting, full-time teams in the greasy heat last July to advance to their first career professional final rounds. The rainshowers, however, forced the two unlikely finalists to put the champagne on ice for the next six weeks. They’ll try again to run it off next weekend at the U.S. Nationals in Indianapolis. Listen…

Jerett BrooksLucas Oil Off-Road Racing Series Wheatland Pro 2 Winner Jerett Brooks enjoyed his visit to The Freak Nation Sunday night. Brooks has championships and event wins on his resume. But he’s preparing for the Daytona 500 of short course off road racing in Crandon next weekend. He says it’s the biggest event of that sport. Brooks has a new truck ready for the big event. Listen…

Tony Kanaan2013 Indy 500 Winner Tony Kanaan is one of The Freaks favorite guests. He’s been a regular in The Freak Nation. So when we talked with him before The 500 he was relaxed and having fun. Kanaan even laughed at a prank that was pulled on him that cost him a $10,000 racing bicycle. But mayo on a hotdog? Listen…

Pato OWardOliver AskewIndyCar Rookies Oliver Askew & Pato O’Ward visited with The Freaks before The 500.  And these two rookies could be perfect candidates to be Freak regulars.  They’re fast and they’re fun.  That’s an unbeatable combination for us.  They also have some different ideas about dinner.  Listen…

Marco AndrettiIndyCar Indy 500 Pole Sitter Marco Andretti found time in the craziness of Indy to visit with The Freak Nation Sunday night. Marco was the first Andretti in 33 years to sit on the Indy 500 pole. The success is new for Marco who’s struggled the last couple years. But he talked with The Freaks about what’s helped turn around his career. Listen…

T.J. ZizzoNHRA Indy2 Top Fuel Finalist T.J. Zizzo faces pure craziness in 2020 drag racing. He qualified for the Top Fuel Finals in the Indy 2 event. That was last month when rain postponed the final race. Now it’s scheduled for sometime in September. That’s more than 20 weeks between the semis and the finals. Plus, friends of Zizzo’s were involved in a terrible highway accident last Sunday night. They’re fighting to live right now. Listen…

Jesse JanischXtreem Flat Track Sturgis Winner Jesse Janisch called in from a camp ground and camp fire Sunday night. He was enjoying his week at the Sturgis motorcycle rally winning flat track races along the way.  Janisch said he loves motorcycles and riding them. He races in several disciplines including off-road racing professionally in Texas.  Listen…

Josef NewgardenIndyCar Iowa2 Winner Josef Newgarden was in The Freak Nation Sunday night with a fun conversation that was on and off the track and, even, back home with the family. Newgarden is the 2017 and 2019 IndyCar champion so he’s been a regular with The Freaks. Sunday night, though, he had a good time. Listen…