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Mark McGrathSugar Ray Lead Singer Mark McGrath is at that age where he can remember the highs of opening for The Rolling Stones and listening to those same hits on Oldies radio! The group Sugar Ray was one of the biggest names in music several days ago.  In between are wonderful memories of walking with his kids and looking at a bird.  McGrath is having fun in his life and with The Freaks. Listen…


Judas Priest Lead Singer Rob Halford spent a couple hours with Kenny Sargent and Crash Gladys recently. We boiled that conversation down to less than 20 minutes Sunday night and the comments from the legendary singer are unforgettable. He talks about moving to Phoenix three decades ago. He talks about who he likes and goes to see in concert. 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…

Curt CavinIndyCar Director of Communications Curt Cavin is a longtime Friend of the Freaks. But, in those days, Cavin was a Motorsports Journalist at the Indianapolis Star newspaper. Now he’s behind the curtain at IndyCar where he’s on the opposite side of the motorsports media. What did he learn? What’s the difference between reporting and talking to reporters? And what about the upcoming IndyCar finale to determine a champion next week in Sonoma? Listen…

Rick HoustonDale vs. Daytona Author Rick Houston is a longtime journalist in the NASCAR world. So when he speaks through things like a full-length book, you have to listen.  Houston gave us background on what may have been Dale Sr’s most popular win. The seven-time NASCAR champion won the Daytona 500 in 1998 causing a stir along pit lane. Even the teams he beat came out to congratulate The Intimidator. Listen…

Bob Wilber“Bats, Balls & Burnouts” author Bob Wilber has one of the most successful sports books on Amazon right now. It’s the story of a life formed by a father in baseball, a mother in broadcasting and public relations and his own career running sports teams and racing programs. Bob Wilber has a very unique story that even surprised him when he dropped everything and sat down to write about an incredible life. Listen…

Chanterria McGilbraPrancing Ponies Founder & CEO Chanterria McGilbra might have the most important job in American motorsports. Her Prancing Ponies organization targets the self-esteem of young women who need to know what’s possible for a woman in today’s world.  Many young women don’t know they can be successful in activities that may not be upper most in their minds. Prancing Ponies introduces young women to the international possibilities of motor racing and how they can become a part of that world. Listen…

Chris NevilleNASCAR on FOX Pit Reporter Chris Neville dismissed Statt Mann’s concern over the prominence of alcohol in motor racing’s victory lanes. Chris was ready to talk about a great race Sunday afternoon at Sonoma Raceway. He also threw water on an old NASCAR myth tht road course ringers were needed to bring success to turning right in NASCAR, something that is only done twice a year. Listen…

Billy SheehanMusician/Bassist for Mr. Big Billy Sheehan is one of the best rock bass players in the world. Don’t take our word for it. He’s won the Guitar Player magazine readers’ poll  five times for his “lead bass” playing style.  So when he talks about playing for his fans, playing for free, touring or recording new music you have to listen. His latest studio effort with the band Mr. Big will be out this summer. He like the new music but he loves the old stuff that Mr. Big fans call for at ever concert. Listen…

Scott EastwoodThe Fate of The Furious Actor Scott Eastwood joined the high dollar franchise with another box office blockbuster.  But while the previous films were loaded with car chases and incredible stunts, this edition of the series has a serious storyline that challenges what we knew about some of the series long characters, especially Vin Diesel’s character Dom. Listen…

James YoungStyx Guitarist, Singer & Songwriter James Young seemed to enjoy his visit with The Freaks. He’s a motorhead of the first order. So he was right at home talking speed with The Freaks. And he’s obviously at home talking music and Styx, The group’s first new music in 15 years comes out June 16th. The album? The Mission. So why 15 years? And why now? What triggers the idea after more than a decade of silence? Listen…