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Alexander RossiIndyCar Second in Points Alexander Rossi returned to The Freak Nation Sunday night. Rossi is second in points with a 2016 Indy 500 win on his resume. In 2015 Rossi raced in Formula One with Marussia before coming to IndyCar. So he knows considerable background on the European racing community and the differences with the racing fans and community here in the U.S. Listen…

Tony Stewart2002, 2005 & 2011 NASCAR Champion Tony Stewart came out of the bulging Freak Archives. The interview was from 2005 right before Stewart began his rise to his second championship.  Stewart has been a regular in The Freak Nation and his shows in this conversation when he stopped by before taking part in a charity race in Sedalia, Missouri.  Listen…

Brittany ForceDefending NHRA Top Fuel Champion & ESPY Nominee Brittany Force is one of four drivers up for Driver of the Year at the ESPN Award Ceremony. No drag racing, including her father, has ever won the award. But Brittany’s story is just strong enough to get the necessary votes. Bu the way, you can vote through Tuesday for her. But who does she want to see at the ESPYs? Listen…

Matt HaganTwo-Time NHRA Funny Car Champion Matt Hagan was in The Freak Nation this weekend after two consecutive wins in the NHRA.  But, despite championships in 2011 and 2014, Hagan returns to his Virginia farm where he raises livestock, hay and a growing family. In fact, there’s one on the way soon; a little girl.  How you gonna keep him down on the farm after he’s seen a championship?  Which do you think Hagan loves more: drag racing or the farm?  Listen…

Evel KnievelMotorcycle Daredevil Evel Knievel made another legendous visit to The Freak Nation on the night another Freak Friend, Travis Pastrana, broke three of Knievel’s most cherished records. We’re proud of Knievel’s visit. He was candid and what more could you ask for from one of the most iconic sports personalities in world history. Listen…

JohnForceWe couldn’t celebrate our 18th Anniversary without having 16-Time NHRA Funny Car Champion John Force in The Freak Nation. John was there from the beginning. That’s how large he is! When few knew who The SpeedFreaks were, John accepted us into his world and we’ve been a part of each other’s life ever since. This is John relaxed, a rare moment, after a win. Listen.

Evel KnievelMonster Garage Host Jesse James and Motorcycle Daredevil Evel Knievel were larger than the world of motorsports when they came into The Freak Nation. James was a host of highly successful reality TV shows. Knievel was reality television before anyone thought of the programming format. Evel and Jesse took The Freaks into their world and we’ve never forgotten them. Combining the two of them in this way is a reflection of how large we think they are in the culture of the last 18 years. Listen…

Mario AndrettiWe had to combine Rock Legend George Thorogood and Motorsports Legend & 1978 World Driving Champion Mario Andretti for our 18th Anniversary show. They’re among the few large enough to share the spotlight and both became Friends of The Freaks. We ate pizza together and shared personal memories together. Listen…

Dan Wheldon2005 & 2011 Indy 500 Champion Dan Wheldon, the 2005 IndyCar Champion, was a true Friend of The Freaks. When he came into The Freak Nation the conversation was just as likely to be about his passion for shoes instead of his victory on the racetrack. We remember Wheldon, however, because his death in Las Vegas October 16th, 2011 at the age of 33. Wheldon will be remembered forever by the racing world and, especially, by The Freaks. Listen…

DanicaPatrickIndyCar & NASCAR Driver Danica Patrick is one of the largest headlines over the 18 years of SpeedFreaks. She was the first woman to lead the Indy 500. She is the only woman to win a ChampCar race. She ran in both open-wheel AND NASCAR and commanded the respect of the field in both series. But only with The Freaks would Patrick refer to herself as a girly girl. Listen…