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Van LathanTMZ Sports Correspondent Van Lathan is a regular visitor to The Freak Nation so when he comes in, we’re ready to listen to some behind-the-scenes talk that you can only hear in the TMZ world. The biggest headline for our ears was the rumor that NASCAR driver Danica Patrick and NFL quarterback Aaron Rodgers were dating, something that’s happened quickly apparently and with great passion. Listen…

Rob HalfordJudas Priest Lead Singer Rob Halford returns to The Freak Nation where he spent a couple hours with Kenny Sargent and Crash Gladys recently. We boiled that conversation down to about ten minutes Sunday night but we left in the legendary singer’s unforgettable comments. He talks about the aftermath of 9/11 and how he’s observed changes in America. And he talks about coming out of the closet as a gay man and legendary lead singer in the heavy metal world. Listen…

Ralph-SheheenFOX Sports Supercross Announcer Ralph Sheheen is a longtime Friend of The Freaks especially when it comes to the Supercross season which debuted for 2018 Saturday night in Anaheim. Sheheen took us backstage on everything from wardrobe malfunctions, to race winners to whatever happened to James Stewart anyway? Listen…

Tony PedregonFox Sports NHRA Drag Racing Analyst Tony Pedregon was driving back to Indianapolis Sunday night when he talked with The Freaks. He was in Pittsburgh Sunday for the Steelers New England Patriots nailbiter in the NFL.  Pedregon is a two-time NHRA Funny Car champion but his full-time duties now are with Fox Sports.  He’ll be in his third season as a  broadcaster starting in February when the NHRA season opens at Pomona.  He tells us what’s ahead in drag racing. Listen…

Herman MooreFour-Time NFL Pro Bowl Receiver Herman Moore was in The Freak Nation Sunday night talking about a number of things including the Quick Lane College Football Bowl in Detroit in a couple weeks. Moore played in Detroit for part of his great career. So representing the game PLUS making appeals to help military veterans is high on his priority list. Listen…

Joe GibbsNASCAR Team Owner Joe Gibbs was full of pride in Victory Circle after his car driven by Matt Kenseth won the Phoenix Fall Race Sunday afternoon. Gibbs is owner of Joe Gibbs Racing as well as being an inductee into the NFL Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio after his success as coach of the NFL team in Washington, DC. Listen…

Alba ColonChevrolet NASCAR Cup Program Manager Alba Colon is one of the most powerful executives in the NASCAR garage. The fact that she’s a Puerto Rican woman with backgrounds in many forms of racing including the NHRA is only coincidental. Colon’s experience making cars go fast go all the was back to her childhood when she dreamed of becoming an astronaut. Now she’s sending Chevrolet powered cars into NASCAR orbit. Listen…

Bryan SperberPhoenix Raceway President Bryan Sperber Sunday night told The Freak Nation about the difference between the driver personalities in the spring when a championship isn’t at stake and next weekend’s race when a title is on the table. Sperber also talked about the insanity of a third race at Phoenix Raceway maybe sometime in the future.

Bobby BennettCompetition Plus Magazine Publisher Bobby Bennett has been on the cutting edge of drag racing for 18 years. Just like The Freaks, Bennett took a leap into the deep end and kept swimming in the motorsports media world, in particular drag racing.  His latest breakthrough, a theory that NHRA’s Pro Stock class might be on some hard times going forward. Could it go away completely? Bennett thinks it might. Here’s his reasons for that and much more. Listen…

Ryan McGeeNASCAR/ESPN Analyst Ryan McGee hasn’t been in The Freak Nation for several months. That’s why we let Ryan bring us up to speed on what’s going on in the NASCAR garage. We talked about safety, doctors following drivers, ways to make the cars safer and whether or not the season is too long. Does NASCAR need to control the summer? Race on Wednesday nights? Ryan has some answers. Listen…