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Felipe Nasr on Petit, Precipitation & Penske

2018 IMSA Champion Felipe Nasr has a chance to win his second straight title next weekend in the IMSA finale at Road Atlanta. The ten-hour Petit LeMans race is a tough way to decide a championship but that’s the appeal of sports car racing where the events could be 100 minutes or 24 hours. The…

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Freakin Flashback to 2004 with Don The Snake Prudhomme

Our Freakin Flashback this week goes back 15 years to 2004 and a conversation with drag racing legend Don The Snake Prudhomme.  Snake visited The Freak Nation on a Sunday night when we were using the radio show as the core of our weekly television broadcast on the Speed Channel network. Snake was pretty comfortable…

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A Lots Changed in 14 Years!!

This is the Statt Mann Baby. Time to Scatt a little bit. For a lark I asked Google for NASCAR headlines from September, 2005; fourteen years ago. The lead story from Fortune Magazine was telling. Remember Nextel Cup? The Allstate 400 at the Brickyard? $740 million, ten-year sponsorships? At the time NASCAR officials were puffing…

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