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Christopher Bell2018 Chili Bowl Winner Christopher Bell won his second straight Chili Bowl this week. And, Yes, it takes nearly a week to win the legendary event. Nearly 350 drivers enter and it takes that long to hold all the necessary heats to whittle down the field to the A Main on Saturday night. Bell now has two Chili Bowl wins and a truck series win on his resume. What’s next?? Listen…

Jason AndersonHouston Supercross 450cc Winner Jason Anderson was in The Freak Nation Sunday night just hours after his win, his second podium in the young Supercross season. Coupled with his second in Anaheim 1, Anderson is the early points leader in the 2018 season. A win in the last Supercross event of 2017 in Las Vegas leaves him the hottest rider in the series. Listen…

Selin Rollan2017 Mazda Road to the 24 Winner Selin Rollan was still excited when he came into The Freak Nation Sunday Night. He won his title Friday and his racing career will never be the same. Rollan won $100,000 that he can use to advance his career to the next level in sports car racing. The ultimate goal? Racing a prototype or GT car in IMSA. Now, though, Rollan is a factory driver. Listen…

Brittany Force2017 NHRA Top Fuel Champion & Pomona Top Fuel Winner Brittany Force took time from celebrating to come into The Freak Nation Sunday night. She was still in a bit of a shock at the title but was more than willing to accept the praise for all the hard work she did with an excellent team led by Crew Chief Alan Johnson. Listen…

Mike DeClarkRick AllenLucas Oil Drag Boat Top Alcohol Hydro Champions Rick Allen and Mike DeClark are great guests even though their championship story is intertwined in each other’s season.  Mike DeClark and his boat crashed mid-season and Rick Allen came in as “the closer” to get DeClark the title. It’s a story that was fun to unwind. So are the stories from two great guests.  Listen…

Greg AndersonNHRA Las Vegas Pro Stock Winner Greg Anderson, the 2017 points leader going into the final event in Pomona, was in The Freak Nation hours after his victory in Las Vegas. He was quick to say nothing’s been decided on the championship because the points are too close still. But Anderson also talked about changes proposed in Pro Stock. He wouldn’t give details but Greg seemed to think the category will grow when they’re put in place. Listen…

Martin TruexNASCAR Kansas Winner Martin Truex, Jr. came into The Freak Nation after a good race result but after taking a terrible hit for himself and his team. One of the Furniture Row Racing team members, James Watson, died Saturday night just hours before the Kansas race. That hit the team hard and found many members of the team in tears instead of celebrating after the victory. Truex is the hottest driver in NASCAR Cup Racing this year but you’d never know it by the challenges thrown his way this season. Listen…

Michael SelfARCA Kansas Winner Michael Self is way down in points despite his success at Kansas Speedway Friday night. Self fought for his win in late race restarts that went three to five wide at times. Self, however, is another of the well spoken ARCA drivers who battle to build their racing brands in the midst of fighting to climb the stock car racing ladder toward the pinnacle of the sport, the NASCAR Cup series. You’ll enjoy Self. Listen…

Brad KeselowskiNASCAR Talladega Winner Brad Keselowski came into The Freak Nation briefly Sunday night to talk about his survival of the Talladega NASCAR Cup race. About a dozen cars finished from the 40+ that started. Crash after crash in traffic after traffic trimmed the field to almost nothing. Brad, a longtime Friend of the Freaks, talked about surviving the Alabama track. Listen…

Scott Speed22017 Global Rallycross Champion Scott Speed interrupted his family night at Disneyland to talk with The Freaks Sunday night. Speed is a former F1 and NASCAR driver who’s found a home with his third GRC title. Speed races for Andretti Autosport but he is happy to not be in IndyCar, Michael Andretti’s main business. Speed considers GRC his destination series. Listen…