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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…

Tyler Reddick2018 NASCAR Xfinity Champion Tyler Reddick was in The Freak Nation Sunday night after winning his unexpected title. The favorites were Christopher Bell and Cole Custer but Reddick knew he had to be aggressive at Homestead and that aggression earned him the championship instead. Reddick talked about his mental state getting the title and he also talked about his conversations with his spotter and team. Listen…

Kyle BuschNASCAR Phoenix Winner Kyle Busch came into The Freak Nation this week to talk about the changes in ISM Raceway or what used to be Phoenix International Raceway. The track has been completely redesigned including moving the start finish line to the other side of the track. Busch talked about the changes and the impact on racing. He also talked about getting ready for the championship run next weekend at Homestead in Florida. Listen…

Jesse IwujiNASCAR Driver & Navy Reservist Jesse Iwuji came into The Freak Nation this week to talk about a host of things including his many businesses, his racing commitments that have grown to the NASCAR truck series. And he found tie to share some of his experiences in the Navy and Naval Reserve. Jesse Iwuji lives life in the fast lane. He’s a race car driver after all. Fast is how you spell his DNA. Listen…

RJ Anderson2018 Lucas OIl Off-Road Racing Series Pro4 Champion R.J. Anderson is a longtime Friend of the Freaks. He’s been coming into The Freak Nation since he started. That’s why we like to hear about his success including some races he won with his brother during an off weekend from the Lucas Oil championship. Anderson is a dirt gu that the dirt has nightmares about. Listen…

Bryan SellersIMSA GTD Champion Bryan Sellers came into the Freak Nation in between some off-season racing and celebrating. Sellers and teammate Madison Snow won the IMSA GTD title at the season ending race in Atlanta. Sellers won the title in a Lamborghini, raced this weekend in a Bentley and leaves for the UK where he’ll test in a Jaguar. Nice work if you can get it. And, apparently, you can with a championship on your resume. Listen.

Daniel SuarezNASCAR Cup Driver Daniel Suarez may not be with Joe Gibbs Racing in 2019. This is NASCAR Silly Season when drivers and teams negotiate new contracts. Suarez’s 2018 season hasn’t been as successful at his 2017 results. That’s been frustrating but can his new crew chief solve some of those problems? He talked about the new energy and expectations with The Freaks. Listen…

Shelden Creed2018 ARCA Champion Sheldon Creed returned to The Freak Nation Sunday night. He’s celebrating his new 2018 ARCA Championship on top of the offroad snd stadium truck titles he has on his resume. Creed, though, says he’s committed to stock car racing now despite his love of racing off-road on dirt. Creed said he was at a Lucas OIl Off-Road Racing Series event recently and longed to get into a truck. But his new truck racing will be on a paved oval. Listen…

Hailie DeeganNASCAR K&N West Idaho Winner Hailie Deegan was in The Freak Nation this week after becoming the first woman to win a NASCAR K&N race since 1964. Deegan’s win wasn’t luck though. She passed the race leader going into the last lap. She said he was tired of finishing second. Deegan’s Dad Brian Deegan is a record breaker himself. But Hailie may one day lead the family business of racing. Listen…