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Carl EdwardsRetired NASCAR Cup driver Carl Edwards was a regular with The Freaks when he visited in 2007 at Texas Motor Speedway. He came in with his Mom and we wanted to reprise the visit on Mother’s Day Sunday night.  Edwards and Tony Stewart battled for a Cup title in 2011 before a tie-breaker game the championship to Stewart after a season long fight.  Edward’s Mom is a scene stealer. listen…

AJ FoytRacing Legend Anthony Joseph Foyt is always welcome in The Freak Nation. Sunday night’s visit was the fun we expected. Most of the conversation was about the Indy 500 where Foyt has won four times. In fact, he’s the only driver to win the Indianapolis 500, the Daytona 500, the 24 Hours of Daytona, the 24 Hours of Le Mans and the 12 Hours of Sebring. So when Foyt speaks, we should listen…

BMW Factory Driver Bill Auberlen came into The Freak Nation Sunday night to talk about the sports car record for wins, a mark currently owned by legendary driver Scott Pruett, now retired.  Auberlen talked with Statt Mann at Mid-Ohio before the IMSA WeatherTech race last weekend.  Auberlen has been coming into The Freak Nation for nearly all of the 19 years we’ve been broadcasting. It was great to talk with him again.  Listen…

Tony KanaanThe Freaks Sunday night took us on a 2013 Freakin’ Flashback with Tony Kanaan.  The interview was done on Media Day at Indianapolis Motor Speedway just days before Kanaan won the biggest race of his life, the Indy 500. And, as often happens with Kanaan and The Freaks, the conversation had little to do with motor racing.  If you can believe it, there was a time when Kanaan, a Brazilian, wasn’t sure about his English.  Listen…

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…