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Formula 1: Why Pirelli Isn’t to Blame & Discussing Silverstone Race 1
Aug 7 • 30 min
Our first F1 recap & preview episode joins our weekly show list now! Matt and I discuss: The tire dramaWas it Pirelli or the teams?Alex AlbonPreviewing the second round at Silverstone this weekendPredictionsWill we see the softer compound tires mix…
In Roger We Trust- Discussing an Indy 500 Without Fans
Aug 6 • 21 min
This week we are here for a brief breakdown relating to this weeks new of the Indy 500 being run without fans. It’s not easy to stomach, but we will get through this together IndyCar fans! We hope everyone is staying safe and healthy! What can you do from…
The Next Stars of Formula 1: A Look at Formula 2 and Formula 3
Aug 1 • 29 min
As we do more Formula 1 coverage, we thought it would be great to get a better understanding of the F1 ladder series! While there are many regional series, the F2 and F3 series are the top 2 tiers prior to F1. Guest journalist Craig Woollard helps us…
We All Need a Little Bit of Tradition This Year
Jul 31 • 41 min
Lots to go through this week all relating to the Indy 500! The comprehensive health planIs it enough?What’s important from it?Would we add anything to the plan?Indy 500 EntriesJuncos updateWill we get to 33 entries this year?Will bumping be involved?Where…
Why Valtteri Bottas Didn’t Get a Penalty in Hungary (And Why He Should Have)
Jul 30 • 19 min
Back with another F1 special feature with another great guest! Dornie Burnett, @F1Dornie, explains from the rulebook’s perspective why Bottas did not get a penalty, but also we discuss it really should be a penalty with a few examples of how F1 typically…
Thankful for the Aeroscreen
Jul 24 • 63 min
Looking back at a wild weekend of INDYCAR racing at Iowa Speedway & some Indy 500 news this week (the bulk of the news about the 500 came out after recording) Simon Pagenaud’s brilliant weekendThe aeroscreen shows how valuable it is, and how thankful we…
This Week with Dale Coyne Racing: Driver Alex Palou Joins the show
Jul 23 • 23 min
We are joined by Dale Coyne Racing rookie, Alex Palou as he nears the midway point in his NTT IndyCar Series season! Talking about: His rookie year so farWhat he thinks of the different kind of tracks on the scheduleIs he looking past Mid Ohio to Indy?If…
The Winners Circle with Iowa Race 1 Winner Simon Pagenaud
Jul 21 • 12 min
Jess and Mike bring you this week’s “winners circle” episode with Simon Pagenaud, who won at Iowa Speedway on Friday night despite starting last! The 2019 Indy 500 winner joined and starts with a funny technical mishap we had before the show started and…
A Look Into Some of the Biggest Formula One Storylines so Far This Season
Jul 18 • 37 min
Welcome to a special F1 focused episode! Mike and special guest Jess McFadyen @jessMCF1 on twitter break down some of the biggest story lines early on in the F1 season. The disaster at FerrariSebastian Vettel’s 2021 opportunities Rich Energy! Is it real?…
Championship Contender Colton Herta Special Episode!
Jul 17 • 14 min
Colton Herta joins the show for a special episode heading into Today’s first of 2 Iowa 250 lap races!What does he think about aeroscreen cooling improvementsThe iowa qualifying formatLooking ahead to mid-ohioThe Andretti team dynamic And more!
Madness at Road America and Looking Forward to the Twin Iowa 250s
Jul 16 • 63 min
Plenty to discuss INDYCAR related this week! The craziness of Road AmericaGanassi dominance and Penske strugglesFirsts: Alex Palou podium, Pato O’Ward on the pole, and Felix Rosenqvist’s winIowa qualifying formatTwin Iowa 250s!Who did well last weekend?…
The Winners Circle: Road America Race 2 Winner Felix Rosenqvist
Jul 14 • 13 min
Fresh off his first career NTT IndyCar Series win, Felix Rosenqvist, NTT DATA car 10 for Chip Ganassi Racing joins Mike to discuss his first win and more: What it meant for the 10 team to be back in victory laneIs Scott Dixon human?His battle with Pato…
INDYCAR Rookie of the Year Contender Rinus VeeKay Joins the Show!
Jul 11 • 11 min
Fresh off his first career top 5, Rinus VeeKay joins Mike in a short chat about the start of his rookie campaign, fellow countrymen Max Verstappen & what it’s like working with Ed Carpenter and Conor Daly! Need some coffee to watch all the racing? Head to…
GMR Grand Prix of Indianapolis Thoughts and This Weekend’s Road America Double Header
Jul 10 • 50 min
Welcome back! Isn’t it great when the weekend is overloaded with racing? We’re here to break down the GMR Grand Prix of Indianapolis: Scott Dixon is a cyborg?Bad luck on the yellow flagWas it a win for INDYCAR and NASCAR? Then we discuss the double header…
IMSA History: What Makes Sebring Raceway So Unique?
Jul 9 • 28 min
Tune in to hear all about the history of the famous Sebring Raceway. Used for many motorsports events including the 12 hours of Sebring, Indycar testing, and more Sebring is one of the most unique tracks on the planet. A former military base turned race…
The Winners Circle with GMR Grand Prix of Indianapolis Winner Scott Dixon
Jul 7 • 12 min
In a new special episode, we’ll have special talks with the winner of the previous weekend’s race — in this case Scott Dixon after his triumph at the GMR Grand Prix! What did he think of the hot temps? How did the different tire strategies play out? Check…
The Road to INDYCAR: Talking with Parker Thompson
Jul 3 • 31 min
It’s always a treat to be joined by Parker Thompson, one of the nicest guys in the road to indy paddock. Parker joins us again to talk: The 2020 Indy Pro 2000 season with DEForce RacingSome good racing books to readThe NHL playoffsThoughts on the updated…
GMR Grand Prix Preview, Indy 500 Attendance Updates & Fan Questions!
Jul 2 • 49 min
It’s race week! The NTT IndyCar Series takes on the Indianapolis Motorspeedway for the GMR Grand Prix as part of the doubleheader weekend with NASCAR!We break down thoughts on the race, make our predictions, and discuss how we think the hot temperatures…
Road to Indy Spotlight: USF2000 2019 Champion Braden Eves
Jun 27 • 22 min
Mike and Braden Eves sit down to discuss the 2019 USF2000 season, the upcoming 2020 IndyPro2000 season & more! His addition to our spotify playlistWhat confidence does for a driver on a new race weekendDoes the Road to Indy need pit stop practice in some…
More Road to Indy Teams Join US F3 & Fan Questions!
Jun 26 • 41 min
#IStandWithBubba This week, we address some current events that are extremely important before diving into some Indycar/road to indy news: More road to indy teams joining US F3 Sage KaramNashville!Some great fan questions!
Road to Indy Spotlight: Hunter McElrea
Jun 25 • 31 min
Pabst Racing driver Hunter McElrea joins Matt and Mike to discuss the 2019 USF2000 season, the 2020 Indy Pro 2000 season, his motorsports career highlights so far, iRacing and much more! Learn more about Hunter and his bright future as he heads towards…
Big Improvements to the Road to Indy Scholarship Plan & More News!
Jun 19 • 35 min
We’re back bringing you the latest and greatest in all motorsports news, opinions, and more! Indy Pro 2000 and USF 2000 scholarship offeringsF3 Americas and F4 news from our friends at HMD Motorsports and Jay Howard MotorsportsFans at Road America?Major…
This Week with Wayne Taylor Racing!
Jun 14 • 19 min
This week 2 special guests, the men responsible for getting those beautiful IMSA cars to and from each track, Keith and Paul, join Mike for an in depth discussion on motorsports, quarantine hobbies, their careers, and Wayne Taylor racing!
Recapping the Genesys 300 at Texas Motor Speedway
Jun 12 • 59 min
Welcome back! Our first season recap episode! We discuss: Thoughts on the race and the trackWho did well/who didn’t?Is it time to move on from Texas Motor Speedway? Afterwards we discuss:A plan to get fans for the Indy 500Roger Penske’s plan for Indy…
Andretti Autosport’s Zach Veach Joins the Show!
Jun 10 • 38 min
After tying his career best finish of 4th in INDYCAR, Zach Veach joins the program for the second time in 2020 to talk about: His super Saturday in TexasHis outlook on the rest of 2020Indy Lights cancelling the seasonThe aeroscreen& more!
Speaking with The Ice Man: Interview with Scott Dixon!
Jun 9 • 25 min
After a triumphant start to the 2020 NTT IndyCar Series season, Scott Dixon joins the show with Jess and Mike! We discuss: The new aeroscreen finally in actionCan Texas do anything to improve the outer lane?His longtime friend Tony KanaanQuarantine life…
Talking with Rafa Matos
Jun 8 • 21 min
Listen to former INDYCAR driver and current Trans-AM driver Rafa Matos and Mike talk about everything racing!
Road to Indy Spotlight (and W Series): Sabre Cook
Jun 7 • 23 min
Mike talks with Indy Pro 2000 and W series driver Sabre Cook on this duel audio & video episode, go to the Pit Lane Parley YouTube Channel to watch the video! Sabre talks about:Her engineering backgroundW Series highlights 2020 racing…
Genesys 300 at Texas Motor Speedway Preview
Jun 4 • 41 min
Welcome to Genesys 300 week! We have a race to preview and more! Whose going to win? Whose going to struggle?Thoughts on the maximum laps a set of tires can be runThe one-day formatSome F1 newsINDYCAR Chassis and new parts news!And we close with a very…
The 2020 NTT Indycar Series Preview Episode: Take 2
May 29 • 30 min
With the 2020 INDYCAR season about to officially start next weekend, we thought it would be a good idea to re-do our preview episode, with some new topics built in here! Follow along and share your opinion with the host answers on twitter @pitlaneparley…
This Week with Wayne Taylor Racing: Chad Hurst
May 26 • 24 min
This week we talk to Composite Tech and Body Work, as well as fueler, Chad Hurst! His motorsports backgroundWhat he does in the shop and at the trackHis love for gamingINDYCAR at GanassiAnd more! Are you a gamer like Chad? go to www.hyperxgaming.com and…
Is Ferrari Really Going to Come to IndyCar?
May 22 • 36 min
We’re all back this week to break down all the latest news and rumors in the INDYCAR world. Make sure to check back earlier this week to our interview episodes with both Wayne Taylor Racing and Dale Coyne Racing!On this week’s episode:FerrariFred Watch…
This Week with Wayne Taylor Racing- Mechanics Roundtable
May 19 • 24 min
This week, Mike talks with Bill Mullen, Chris Seaman, and Michael Langston for the newest edition of our partnership with Wayne Taylor RacingThey discuss: How they got started in motorsports through being at WTRThe IMSA schedule for 2020Who would they add…
This Week with Dale Coyne Racing: Engineer Olivier Boisson
May 18 • 18 min
Mike chats with DCR engineer Olivier Boisson - INDYCAR rookie Alex Palou’s engineer about:His new Indycar rookie, Alex palouSantino FerrucciThe aeroscreenQuarantine hobbies!And more in This Week with Dale Coyne Racing! See acast.com/privacy for privacy…
The Season Opener at Texas Motor Speedway is Confirmed & Vettel is Leaving Ferrari!
May 15 • 26 min
Matt and Mike break down all the major news and events in the INDYCAR (and F1) this week:Fred Watch after Vettel has left Ferrari?Texas Motor SpeedwayRIP Larry CurryPitfalls have returned! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Talking with the Mayor: James Hinchcliffe Joins the Show!
May 14 • 25 min
James Hinchcliffe joins Mike for a special episode! The INDYCAR star discusses:Looking ahead to Texas Motor SpeedwayNew quarantine hobbiesWhat was Conor Daly like as a roommate?& More! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
This Week with Dale Coyne Racing: Engineer Eric Cowdin
May 12 • 30 min
Jess and Mike speak with Eric Cowdin— Alex Palou’s engineer this year about everything from motorsports beginnings, staying focused during the quarantine, expectations for Palou’s rookie year…to Tiger King! One of INDYCARs smartest Engineers, Eric shares…
This Week with Wayne Taylor Racing: Talking with Technical Director Brian Pillar and Engineer Logan Sprung
May 11 • 18 min
Back with another Wayne Taylor Racing special! This week we talk with Technical Director Brian Pillar and Asst. Engineer Logan Sprung! Hear their motorsports backgrounds, what they do at Wayne Taylor, their favorite tracks, and what weather the team seems…
IRacing Wraps Up the INDYCAR Challenge, Jenson Button in an INDYCAR? & More!
May 7 • 27 min
Welcome back to another weekly episode! We’re here to discuss:IRacing at IMSJenson Button watchFred Watch part 856Indycar’s plan to limit crew sizes upon returning to the track early on& more!If you are a gamer, please check out www.hyperxgaming.com and…
Talking iRacing, Van Life & more with Zach Veach
May 6 • 29 min
In this special mid-week episode, we sit down with Zach Veach to talk many things!The Toastmaster 2500iRacingWhat it’s like at Andretti Autosport (which teammate is likely to pull a prank?)How his career has unfolded to date in INDYCARRemember- If you are…
Road to Indy Spotlight: Juncos Racing Nate Aranda
May 5 • 12 min
A special Road to Indy Spotlight episode! We talk with Nate Aranda about his motorsports career, iracing, shifter karts, and the value of a good social media presence!Remember, go to hyperxgaming.com and use promo code PITLANE15 for 15% peripherals for…
This Week with Wayne Taylor Racing: Lamborghini Super Trofeo Driver Sandy Mitchell
May 4 • 16 min
Welcome back and happy Monday! Another great chat with someone from the Wayne Taylor Racing Crew! Driver Sandy Mitchell!Remember — if you’re a gamer, check out www.hyperxgaming.com and use promo code PITLANE15 for 15% off your order. See acast.com/privacy…
Lando Norris’ Spin & Win & News on Top Gun Racing Entering INDYCAR
May 1 • 34 min
Welcome back! This week Mike, Jess, and Matt discuss:iRACING Top Gun Racing & RC EnersonFerrari complainingFan questions!Look for another Wayne Taylor Racing Episode Monday & an INDYCAR driver interview mid-week next week. See acast.com/privacy for…
This Week with Wayne Taylor Racing: Ashton Harrison and Shawn Ford
Apr 27 • 22 min
Driver and crew chief in the Lamborghini Super Trofeo series, Ashton Harrison and Shawn Ford join the program this week!Ashtons career advancing from the MX-5 to Lamborghini’sShawn’s diverse motorsports backgroundWhen did a fan approach Ashton in her car…
Talking with Owner of JRIII Racing - Billy Glavin
Apr 26 • 18 min
Mike sits down with Billy Glavin to talk about his racing operations including:His motorsports backgroundWould Jimmie Johnson do well in INDYCAR?His vintage car side of the businessThe move into IMSAand more! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out…
Lando Norris Joins #INDYCARChallenge for COTA & Other eRacing Musings
Apr 24 • 22 min
This week we discuss:Indycar’s iracing return to MotegiOur wonderful xbox/PS4 e-leaguesPredicting the COTA iRacing eventStars of the week!Thank you for continuing to listen! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
This Week with Wayne Taylor Racing: Team Manager Travis Houge
Apr 20 • 18 min
Mike and Team Manager Travis Houge sit down and talk in this weeks episode! We talk:How he’s adapting to working during COVID-19His role with the teamWhy he loves working for Wayne TaylorGet 20% Off and Free Shipping with the code PITLANE at…
Dale Earnhardt Jr AKA Dale Jesus Joins INDYCAR iRacing at Michigan & More
Apr 17 • 23 min
This week we have plenty to discuss, but first here at Pit Lane Parley we wanted to extend our condolences to the Steinbrenner familyiRacing at MichiganTrivia time!Previewing iRacing at MotegiThe PLP gaming leagues on both XBOX and PlaystationGet 20% Off…
Talking with IMSA Driver Ben Waddell
Apr 14 • 20 min
Mike talks with IMSA driver Ben Waddell!His iRacing experienceHaving a famous motorsports dad and the pressures it bringsHis teammate, AJ Mussand more! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Wayne Taylor Racing & Pit Lane Parley: Crew Chief Chris Bennett
Apr 13 • 14 min
In this weeks chat with Wayne Taylor Racing, Mike talks with Crew Chief of the #10 car, Chris Bennett!His motorsports backgroundHis racing career on dirtWhat he loves about sports car racing& more!A big thank you to our presenting sponsor, Grypmat, the…
INDYCAR Schedule Updates & iRacing Discussion
Apr 10 • 27 min
This week in Pit Lane Parley!INDYCAR schedule updatesDouble-headers added to the scheduleiRacing recap from Barber Motorsports ParkiRacing preview of Michigan3 stars of the weekPhoto Credit: Stephen King || INDYCAR Media See acast.com/privacy for privacy…
HMD Motorsports & Pit Lane Parley: Talking with Santi Urrutia
Apr 8 • 16 min
On this next episode in our partnership with HMD Motorsports, Mike is joined by driver Santi Urrutia, back from one year in Europe in TCR cars! We talk about:His year in EuropeHis previous Indy Lights experiencesHMD MotorsportsWhat he needs to do in order…
An Olympic Snowboarder & IMSA Driver: Talking with AJ Muss
Apr 7 • 18 min
Mike and AJ Muss, driver in the IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge and US Olympic Snowboarder!We discuss:His unique motorsports careerHis scary road back from shoulder surgeryHis IMSA debut this seasonAnd more! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out…
Wayne Taylor Racing & Pit Lane Parley: Talking with Bill Mullen
Apr 6 • 16 min
In our first episode partnering with the legendary Wayne Taylor Racing, we sit down with driver change assistant & rear end mechanic Bill Mullen! Listen to Bill talk about all that goes into his job with WTR, his beginnings in motorsports, and his…
Dale Coyne Racing & Pit Lane Parley: Talking with Alex Palou
Apr 4 • 18 min
Mike and rookie driver Alex Palou talk prior to the INDYCAR iRacing challenge event at the virtual Barber Motorsports Park!How Super Formula Cars compare to INDYCARThe aeroscreenHis rookie orientation test at TexasRookie season expectations See…
INDYCAR iRacing Challenge Heads to Barber Motorsport Park & More!
Apr 3 • 25 min
This week in Pit Lane Parley!The schedule update blog provided by INDYCAR, can be found at www.indycar.com/2020/scheduleupdatesiRacing #indycarchallenge updates and predictionsWe provide you some recommended races to watch on youtube3 Stars of the weekGet…
Talking with Taylor Hagler
Mar 30 • 24 min
Jess and Mike talk with Taylor Hagler, driving in the IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge series this year in the #77 LA Honda World car!They talk about:Taylor’s goals for improving as a driver in 2020What Ryan Eversley is like behind the scenesHer beginnings…
INDYCAR Launches iRacing Challenge
Mar 27 • 12 min
This week in Pit Lane Parley!A guide to INDYCAR schedule updates in the wake of the current COVID 19, can be found HERE Roger Penske and INDYCAR leadership are putting plans in place to help teams through these difficult times who may have some financial…
HMD Motorsports & Pit Lane Parley - David Malukas
Mar 23 • 12 min
Joined by David Malukas, driving for HMD Motorsports again in 2020, Mike and David discuss:His racing career/strategy to dateWhy he loves Road America so muchSim racingHis secret talentThis is the second HMD Motorsports & PLP show, go back a few weeks ago…
Lost Tracks of INDYCAR: Chicago Motor Speedway
Mar 20 • 16 min
While it had a very short history, Chicago Motor Speedway certainly has an interesting INDYCAR story to tell! Plus everyone’s favorite racing movie, DRIVEN, had scenes filmed there! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
COVID 19 Update & The Season is Here! Grand Prix of St Pete 2020 Preview
Mar 13 • 64 min
We have officially survive another long INDYCAR offseason! It is time to break down everything coming your way this weekend down in Florida!Who will excel?Who may struggle?Race distance change and the effects it may haveAfterwards we discuss:The growing…
The 2020 NTT IndyCar Series Season Preview Special
Mar 6 • 33 min
This is NOT your typical season preview special. Each host makes their case for a 2020 preview prediction across 14 different questions! Join in with your predictions on our social media @pitlaneparley, where polls will be posted with each of the 14…
Lost Tracks: Bridgehampton Race Circuit in Long Island, NY
Mar 2 • 18 min
While not known for INDYCAR races here, Bridgehampton is one of the most unique and challenging road courses to ever exist with some sports car races to take place there for a few decades before it shut down. What it lacked for in safety features, it made…
Reunited: Fernando Alonso and McLaren + James Hinchlife and Andretti Autosport
Feb 28 • 53 min
We’re back this week to break down the latest installment in the Fernando Alonso and INDYCAR saga and much moreRobbie Buhl co-owner of new INDYCAR teamAlonso and MclarenAwesome fan submitted questionsJames Hinchcliffe and AndrettiPlenty to discuss this…
Roger Penske Begins to Put His Touch on IMS
Feb 21 • 46 min
This week we have plenty to discuss everything INDYCAR including:The COTA open testSilly Season 2020 updateMore aeroscreen talk!Roger Penske’s big IMS announcements!PitfallsA big thank you to our presenting sponsor, Grypmat, the world’s first flexible…
The Pit Lane Parley Second Annual Fan Night
Feb 14 • 53 min
Our second annual fan night is here! 5 lucky fans got to record their own segment with us — topics completely chosen by them!We talk about:AJ Foyt RacingThe new aeroscreensYounger team ownersGreg MooreIndycar points system, it were the same point system…
HMD Motorsports Experience with Pit Lane Parley with Yancy Diotalevi
Feb 11 • 11 min
The first “HMD Motorsports Experience with Pit Lane Parley” has arrived! Jess and I chat briefly with engineer Yancy Diotalevi about the upcoming 2020 Indy Lights Season, his previous experience, Rinus Veekay, the current crop of HMD drivers, and his goal…
The Rolex 24 at Daytona Experience: Talks with Kyle Tilley, Bryan Sellers, and Our Recap
Feb 10 • 35 min
We’ve put together a unique spin on the usual recap type episode! What is it like to compete in a 24 hour event? Hear from a few drivers, Kyle Tilley (ERA Motorsports, also owner), Bryan Sellers (Paul Miller Racing) on what it takes, how the event went…
Honda Shuts the Door on Fernando Alonso
Feb 7 • 54 min
This week we’ve got plenty to discuss ranging from #TKLASTLAP, Tony Kanaan news to Honda pulling the plug on Fred Alonso’s Andretti ride for the Indy 500.We break it down and give you unbiased opinion on what all of this means.This week we also…
Indianapolis of the West-Ontario Motorspeedway: Lost Tracks of Indycar
Feb 6 • 21 min
Welcome back to another lost tracks episode with friend of the show, Frank Santoroski as we discuss everything about “The Big O” Ontario Motorspeedway, one of the most legendary, but short lived INDYCAR tracks ever. Listen in and learn more about this…
#CheckIt4Andretti
Jan 31 • 59 min
#Checkit4Andretti. While this unfortunate news happened after recording, our deepest sympathies go out to all of the Andretti family and it is only fitting to dedicate this week’s episode to him.We’re back this talking:Santino Ferrucci’s newsCharlie…
Talking with the New COO of Circuit of the Americas, Rick Abbot
Jan 29 • 12 min
Mike spent some time talking with new COO at Circuit of the Americas, Rick Abbot, in this special mid-week release. Rick, a former first round draft pick of the Detroit Tigers was promoted to COO a few months back at COTA. We talk about the track, his…
Hinchcliffe’s New Sponsor, Engine Discussion & Fan Questions!
Jan 24 • 47 min
Welcome back! This week we are here to break down and discuss a wide range of topics including: James Hinchcliffe’s sponsor (sliding into those DMs)A potential change to the 2022 engine formulaA rolex 24 preview and chili bowl recapGreat fan submitted…
Road to Indy Spotlight: Catching Up with Toby Sowery
Jan 23 • 16 min
Mike catches up with Toby Sowery, who drove for HMD Motorsports in 2019 on a handful of topics in this special episode! Everyone’s favorite topic, Rich Energy. Does he know William Storey?Looking back on the highs and lows of 2019Looking forward to 2020,…
Previewing the Rolex 24 at Daytona
Jan 21 • 36 min
Mike and sports car expert/friend of the show George Butz are back to break down an extensive preview of the Rolex 24 Whose entered this year?How will the vaunted BoP help/hurt the teams?Winners, sleepers, and who might struggle? Jess and Mike will be…
IMSA Chat with Ryan Eversley: What is “Balance of Performance” ?
Jan 20 • 27 min
Mike and guest host and sports car expert George Butz talk with driver in the Michelin Pilot Challenge series and host of “Dinner with Racers” podcast/show, Ryan Eversley!We discuss:Ryan’s new team for 2020 and a new teammateWhat is “balance of…
Getting Up to Speed with Silly Season Updates plus a Chili Bowl Preview!
Jan 17 • 47 min
This week we break down everything going on in the continuing offseason! Some silly season discussion, chili bowl talk, and more! Some highlights:Alex Palou joins forces with Dale Coyne RacingFred watch! (Fernando Alonso)Sage Karam updateJess previews the…
IMSA Discussion: Breaking Down the Different Engines by Class
Jan 13 • 28 min
Joined by Bozi Tatarevic, writer for Road and Track, Hagerty and other automotive publications, we break down by each class the difference in IMSA engine technologies. While some classes engines are all the same, most have differences! From DPI to GTD,…
Behind the Mic: Get to Know the Hosts of the Show
Jan 10 • 46 min
Before we get to the remainder of the offseason, we thought the first episode would be fun for all of the amazing listeners to get to know us…some racing questions, mainly non-racing questions to get to know us better!——more—— A big thank you to our…
Lost Tracks -The Storied History of Riverside International Raceway
Dec 30, 2019 • 26 min
Mike and guest co-host Frank Santoroski talk about the famous California track, Riverside International Raceway. The Raceway covered everything from numerous IMSA races, Indycar races, and NASCAR races. Hear about the beginnings of the track, some of the…
Talking with David Byrd & Santino Ferrucci
Dec 23, 2019 • 36 min
Happy Holidays! A special early week release episode for your holiday travels. Mike sat down with David Byrd and then Santino Ferrucci to discuss many things including: How Santino’s sprint car test came upHow both James Davison and Santino did in their…
End of 2019 Silly Season Run Down + Talk of the Davison Double
Dec 20, 2019 • 52 min
As we wind down 2019, we thought it was important to give everyone a full rundown on where we stand on the remainder of silly season (aka the rest of the offseason) What drivers are out there still?What teams have openings?Who seems to fit where? We also…
Conor Daly Flying High into 2020 with Ed Carpenter Racing
Dec 13, 2019 • 45 min
Mike, Jess, and Matt are back this week to discuss 2 major news stories that have unfolded in INDYCAR.1) Conor Daly and his Air Force sponsorship are joining forces with Ed Carpenter Racing2) Sebastien Bourdais surprise oust from Dale Coyne Racing and…
2019 Pit Lane Parley Indycar Trivia Night
Dec 6, 2019 • 33 min
We’re back for another year of 2019 INDYCAR trivia here! This year Matt lead’s the program with Mike and Jess competing against each other. Listen to find out who wins and the loser has to buy the other day during St Pete race weekend in 2020!——more——A…
Lost Tracks of INDYCAR: Langhorne Speedway
Nov 26, 2019 • 21 min
The Big Left Turn or The track that ate the heroes are some of the nicknames Langhorne Speedway garnered over the years the track was active. Guest Frank Santoroski from “Drafting the Circuits”and Mike talk about one of the most dangerous tracks in…
Learning More About Rinus Veekay with Dutch Motorsport Jouranlist Jeroen Demmendaal
Nov 23, 2019 • 14 min
A special release detailing a little bit more about the newest INDYCAR rookie with Dutch motorsport journalist, Jeroen Demmendaal ! Jeroen and Mike discuss Rinus, his racing career to date, why he chose the INDYCAR path from a young age, his ties to…
Veekay Joins Ed Carpenter Racing + Fan Questions!
Nov 22, 2019 • 59 min
Welcome to another episode! Mike, Jess, and Matt are back to discuss the Rinus Veekay to Ed Carpenter Racing news — what that means for ECR, where Spencer Pigot may end up, and how his Road to Indy career was so stellar. Then we breakdown Robin Miller’s…
Lost Tracks of IndyCar: Trenton Speedway
Nov 19, 2019 • 23 min
The second edition of Lost Tracks of Indycar features Trenton Speedway! Mike is joined by Frank Santoroski from Drafting the Circuits podcast to talk everything about the “Kidney Bean” track that used to be right in Trenton, New Jersey. The beginnings of…
Meyer Shank Racing Partners With Andretti & More INDYCAR News
Nov 15, 2019 • 52 min
The off-season rolls on with more exciting Indycar news! Remember when everyone thought once Alexander Rossi re-signed with Andretti, that would be it for excitement? We’re here giving you the breakdown on:Jack Harvey & Meyer Shank Racing’s partnership…
Lost Tracks: Nazareth Speedway
Nov 8, 2019 • 29 min
In an effort to bring some new content to everyone during the long INDYCAR offseason, we are launching a series “Lost Tracks” detailing some of the tracks from the INDYCAR circuit that no longer exist, starting with one just an hour north of Host Mike’s…
The Start of a New Era: Roger Penske & The Penske Corporation Purchase INDYCAR, IMS, And IMS Productions
Nov 5, 2019 • 63 min
Occasionally, the news is so important that it can’t wait until the usual Friday release. In this case, Roger Penske and The Penske Corporation have purchased Indycar, IMS, and IMS Productions (plus all assets) from Hulman & Company.Who saw that coming?We…
Sorting Through the Aftermath of the Arrow McLaren SP News
Nov 1, 2019 • 63 min
This week, Mike, Jess, & Matt are here with plenty of discussion about the bombshell news that dropped in the IndyCar world this week! Listen this week for:Will AMSP compete for wins in 2020?What are Hinchcliffe’s options ?Our take on the dramaIs having…
Discussing Trevor Carlin’s Comments and Answering Fan Questions!
Oct 25, 2019 • 46 min
This week, we were joined by a special guest, Josh Blackburn who runs “North 40 Report” podcast & worked for Andretti Autosport in 2019. Click here to listen to his show.We discuss:Trevor Carlin’s comments to motorsport.com on IndyCar team sizesWhat race…
Fan Questions & A Chat with 2019 INDYCAR Rookie of the Year Felix Rosenqvist
Oct 24, 2019 • 57 min
A Special 2 Part Episode This Week!Part 1: Fan questions! Thank you to all who submitted questions and spurred some great debate between Matt & Mike this week.Part 2: Jess and Mike sit down and talk to 2019 IndyCar Rookie of the Year winner, Felix…
Best of: Throwing it Back to the First Time Josef Newgarden Joined the Show in January 2018
Oct 24, 2019 • 41 min
For those who might be newer fans of the show! In early 2018, we had Josef Newgarden join the show to talk with Jess and Mike. Coming off of his first Astor Cup Championship in 2017, Josef was gracious enough to be our first ever guest on the show and an…
Talking Aeroscreen and Silly Season + A Chat with Sponsor Craft 1861
Oct 11, 2019 • 65 min
We’ve got a special 2 part episode this week for everyone!Leading off:Aeroscreen chat after 2 tests! What we think after 4 drivers have tested the aeroscreen and what the drivers are saying! Simon Pagenaud’s thoughts about testing the aeroscreen in the…
The 2019 Pit Lane Parley INDYCAR Awards Show
Oct 4, 2019 • 59 min
Welcome to the second annual Pit Lane Parley INDYCAR awards show! We switch up the style this year, but share your thoughts with us on social media!Thank you for listening all season long and tune in each week this off-season as we keep you entertained!…
Recapping the finale: Newgarden Captures the Championship in Laguna Seca
Sep 27, 2019 • 63 min
What a great ending to the 2019 Indycar season! The finale at Weather Tech Raceway / Laguna Seca was a great way to cap off the season. We Discuss.Josef Newgarden’s championship || Colton Herta’s dominant weekend || How good the Laguna Seca race turned…
A Chat with Global MX-5 Cup Driver Ryan Hall
Sep 26, 2019 • 19 min
Mike, Jess, and Mike Knapp sit down with driver of the #76 mx-5 cup car, Ryan Hall before their second race this past weekend at Laguna Seca. Hear Ryan’s take on the MX-5 series, why his car is nicknamed Godzilla, his driver coaching and his motorsports…
Road to Indy Spotlight: Talking with John Cummiskey and Toby Sowery
Sep 25, 2019 • 16 min
During the weekend at Laguna Seca, Mike, Jess, and Mike Knapp talk with both John Cummiskey and Toby Sowery from the newly re-named HMD Motorsports. We discuss everything from John’s legendary background in racing with Penske back in the 1990s, his race…