SpeedFreaks: A National Radio Show

SpeedFreaks

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Irreverant? Yea. Honest? Ask Smoke. Legendous? Check! SpeedFreaks airs LIVE on Sunday nights 7-9p PST on The Freak Radio Network. PLUS, Sirius 94 - XM 208, live on the net & the Cable Radio Network... Motorsports to Music to some TMZ. And thanks to SoundCloud, if you miss a live show, just listen to them here at your convenience. We are Motorsports Radio, REDEFINED.

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SpeedFreaks National Radio Show 01/22/2023

Guests: 2023 Rolex 24 Pole Sitter Tom Blomquist, Driven to Crime Author Crispian Besley

1h 59m
Jan 23
Tom Blomquist on Expectations, Computer Coding & Helping Hands

2023 Rolex 24 Pole Sitter Tom Blomquist came into The Freak Nation Sunday minutes after his fastest qualifying lap at Daytona International Speedway. Blomquist, did the lap in a Michael Shank Racing Acura GTP race car. It's one of the newest GTP racers, the highly sophisticated race machines in IMSA, a rolling computer that will see its first laps in competition next weekend at the Rolex 24. Blomquist said he'd like another year to work out the teething issues. Listen...

10m
Jan 23
Crispian Besley Takes The Freaks into the Criminal World of Motor Racing

Author Crispian Besley did a deep dive into research that became Driven to Crime, True Stories of Wrong Doing in Motor Racing. These stories look at kidnapping, ponzi schemes and money laundering among other things. Besley introduces us to the criminals as well as their victims in some of the chapters. It was an incredible dive. Listen...

19m
Jan 23
SpeedFreaks National Radio Show 01/15/2023

Guests: Actor/ARCA Driver Frankie Muniz, 2023 Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals Champion Logan Seavey

1h 59m
Jan 16
Logan Seavey on Winning, Confidence & Chili Bowl Anxieties

2023 Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals Champion Logan Seavey talked with Kenny Sargent minutes after his major win in the wee hours Sunday morning. Seavey drove for one of the legends in USAC Midget Racing, team owner Kevin Swindell. But Seavey is most proud of winning the coveted Golden Driller trophy given to Chili Bowl winners. Listen...

7m
Jan 16
Frankie Muniz on Freak History, Name Changes & Dale Earnhardt, Sr.

Actor/ARCA Driver Frankie Muniz announced this week a ful-ltime ARCA ride for 2023. Muniz raced open-wheel but had a bad accident and took 12 years off to recover and travel with an indie band playing drums all over the world. But after his son was born Muniz decided to get back into racing and he's where he always wanted to be, racing a stock car. He'll start at the Daytona 500 week at Daytona International Speedway next month. It's a place he has an emotional attachment. Listen...

18m
Jan 16
SpeedFreaks National Radio Show 01/08/2023

Guests: The Freaks Remember Ken Block, NASCAR Cup Driver Ryan Preece, NASCAR Journalist Kelly Crandall, NASCAR Xfinity Team Owner & Truck Series Driver Jordan Anderson

1h 47m
Jan 09
The Freaks Pay Tribute to The Legend Ken Block

It was a difficult week in The Freak Nation. A Friend of the Freaks, Ken Block, died in a snow mobile accident in Utah near his Park City home. He was 55. Ken changed the way motorsports, indeed, all sports, are marketed. The co-founder of DC Shoes saw his videos viewed maybe a half billion times on You Tube alone. His Gymkhana video series was turned into a television series by itself. The Freaks remember Ken, a 2007 visit to The Freak Nation and have observations on how he changed the way sports is marketed globally. Listen...

19m
Jan 09
SpeedFreaks National Radio Show 12/18/2022

Guests: The 2022 Freakies, 2Xtreme Racing Monster Truck Drivers Jim & Dawn Creten, 2022 Formula Drift Runner-Up Matt Field

1h 46m
Dec 19, 2022
The Freaks Pick Their 2022 Freakies

At the end of every year The Freaks get together and pick their Freak Memories of the past 12 months: The Freakies. This year we look at: The Race of the Year, The Driver of the Year, The Story of the Year and The Freak of the Year. And you wouldn't believe how far apart we are when it comes to what's Freak to each of us. We go from a race in South Central Los Angeles to a video Freak Show drawing millions in Social Media. And all points in between. You have to Listen...

30m
Dec 19, 2022
Matt Field Fighting to Cross the Last Frontier

2022 Formula Drift Runner-Up Matt Field came into The Freak Nation Sunday night to get on the couch about finishing second in points for the second straight season. The Lucas Oil Racing driver is one of the top competitors in Formula D. He was so close this season that he went into the last event at Irwindale Speedway leading the points. But Fields learned how tough it is to close the deal. Listen...

14m
Dec 19, 2022
Jim & Dawn Creten Talk Monsters with The Freaks

2Xtreme Racing Monster Truck Drivers Jim & Dawn Creten came into The Freak Nation Sunday night and we heard what it takes to tame monsters on the track and at home. Jim and Dawn drive Bounty Hunter, Scarlet Bandit and Iron Outlaw, some of the baddest trucks in the sport. The couple is so popular the 2extreme team is growing into its own show drawing thousands a night. Listen...

15m
Dec 19, 2022
SpeedFreaks National Radio Show 12/11/2022

Guests: NASCAR Xfinity Playoff Driver AJ Allmendinger, 2014 & 2015 World Rallycross Champion Petter Solberg & Son Oliver, 16-Time NHRA Funny Car Champion John Force, 2022 Indianapolis 500 Pole Sitter Scott Dixon

1h 52m
Dec 12, 2022
John Force Takes Several Minutes Before Singing for The Freaks

16-Time NHRA Funny Car Champion John Force is one of our Favorite Freaks. He takes time for us several times a year and they're always hilarious visits. John Force is one of the top two drag racers of all time. So when we can have a "chat," it's always wonderful especially when he takes the time for an Elton John lyric. Listen...

17m
Dec 12, 2022
AJ Allmendinger: Always Candid About Talladega Superspeedway

NASCAR Xfinity Playoff Driver AJ Allmendinger is a longtime Friend of The Freaks. He finished fifth in the Xfinity standing this season after not making it to the Final Four in Phoenix. But earlier this year The Freaks talked with Allmendinger about Talladega Superspeedway and, just as we expected, he gave us a mouthful of what he doesn't like about the iconic track. Listen...

16m
Dec 12, 2022
Scott Dixon Remembers a Head Start at the Indy 500

2022 Indianapolis 500 Pole Sitter Scott Dixon took time last May to drop into The Freak Nation. It's one of our favorite guests of the year. Dixon had just won the Pole for The 500 and, as we learned, he was challenging for the won at Indy before troubles in the last quarter of the race. Still, things looked rosy when we chatted and rosy for Scott Dixon is a great time whenever. Listen...

13m
Dec 12, 2022
Petter & Oliver Solberg Fight for WRC Wins and Who's Fastest Now

2014 & 2015 World Rallycross Champion Petter Solberg & Son Oliver took time from a busy WRC season to talk with The Freaks last February. Petter won the WRC title in 2003 and Oliver is stepping to the plate now finishing 12th in the 2022 points without running a third of the events. The two of them are Freaks in their own right. Listen...

13m
Dec 12, 2022
SpeedFreaks National Radio Show 12/04/2022

Guests: Six Time NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Champion Matt Smith & Pomona PSM Winner Angie Smith, 2021 & 2022 Trans Am Champion Chris Dyson, Three Time GT Arenacross Champion Michael Hicks

1h 49m
Dec 05, 2022
The Smiths on Championships, Motors & Better Rides Home

Six Time NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Champion Matt Smith & Pomona PSM Winner Angie Smith ended their season on top of the world last week. The Smiths were in The Freak Nation Sunday night with a great conversation about championship motorcycle engines and who builds those title winners. You might be surprised to learn that Angie has a great hand in that horsepower. Listen...

14m
Dec 05, 2022
Michael Hicks Gives His Dad Some Championships and Dinners

Three Time GT Arenacross Champion Michael Hicks is the points leader again this year and working on a fourth title. Hicks obviously knows the fastest way around the arenas in the series. But he also knows his way about the pit crews outside the arenas and which ones are the best for fighting off the sub-freezing temperatures outside some of those arenas. Listen

13m
Dec 05, 2022
Chris Dyson Doubles Down on His Trans Am Titles

2021 & 2022 Trans Am Champion Chris Dyson returned to The Freak Nation Sunday night with a great conversation about winning in Trans Am and how the competition differs from the titles he won in the American Le Mans Series. Or does it? Chris also has some conversation on the music he great up listening to and the music his Dad Rob wouldn't let in the shop. Listen...

16m
Dec 05, 2022
SpeedFreaks National Radio Show 11/20/2022

Guests: 2022 NHRA Funny Car Champion Ron Capps, New Stewart/Haas NASCAR Cup Series Driver Ryan Preece, NASCAR Journalist Kelly Crandall, NASCAR Driver and Team Owner Jordan Anderson

1h 44m
Nov 21, 2022
Ron Capps Gets 3rd NHRA Funny Car Title in Upset

2022 NHRA Funny Car Champion Ron Capps got his third championship last week, keeping a title he won last season. The Freaks Fav is the first back-to-back Funny Car champion in the NHRA in 20 years. At least one report called the championship miraculous. He was a long shot when The World Finals in Pomona started. But Capps kept going rounds until they were all gone. He's as surprised as anyone. Listen...

14m
Nov 21, 2022
Ryan Preece Goes from Simulator to the Real Thing

New Stewart/Haas NASCAR Cup Series Driver Ryan Preece won over team owner Tony Stewart to move into next season's Stewart-Haas driver lineup. Preece was a reserve driver last season doing simulator work for SHR to help the organization adapt to NASCAR's new Next Gen car. Preece is replacing Cole Custer in the No. 41 SHR Ford. Preece is ready for the step up in class. Listen

13m
Nov 21, 2022
Jordan Anderson Takes Us Into The Fire

NASCAR Driver and Team Owner Jordan Anderson competes part-time in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, driving the No. 3 Chevrolet Silverado for his team Jordan Anderson Racing. But he made headlines this season when he spun in a ball of flames during a race Oct. 1 at Talladega Superspeedway. Flames burned Jordan's face, neck, right hand, arm and both knees. The heat cracked the front windshield. Jordan picks up the rest. Listen...

14m
Nov 21, 2022
Kelly Crandall Reviews NASCAR Season with The Freaks

NASCAR Journalist Kelly Crandall is a great read on Racer.com and a great follow in Social Media. Crandall has been on the NASCAR beat full-time since 2013, and joined RACER as chief NASCAR writer in 2017. When she write, people in the stock car racing world read. So when we wanted to know the latest, we went to the NASCAR source. Listen...

14m
Nov 21, 2022
SpeedFreaks National Radio Show 11/13/2022

Guests: 2022 NHRA Top Fuel Champion Brittany Force, NASCAR Playoff Driver Tyler Reddick, 2022 Indy 500 Winner Marcus Ericsson

1h 46m
Nov 14, 2022
Brittany Force on Sleep, Grubnic & The Off Season

2022 NHRA Top Fuel Champion Brittany Force joined The Freaks just a couple hours after winning her second title. Force won her first in 2017. This year in October she set a record for the fastest drag race in history at 338.48 MPH. It was a great season for Force, daughter of drag racing legend John Force. Brittany has grown a lot coming into The Freak Nation. Listen...

11m
Nov 14, 2022
Marcus Ericsson on Trophies, Oval Racing & Million Dollar Milk

2022 Indy 500 Winner Marcus Ericsson was in The Freak Nation Sunday night while touring his Swedish hometown with the Borg Warner Trophy from winning in Indianapolis. Ericsson's profile is on the trophy and it appears to be a wonderful likeness. Ericsson talked about a number of things regarding the trophy and his Swedish tour. And that includes what he thinks about a swig of milk after drinking the traditional milk in Victory Lane after the Indy 500 in May. Listen...

17m
Nov 14, 2022
Tyler Reddick on A Bed Hog, Frustrations & Policing

NASCAR Playoff Driver Tyler Reddick had a long visit with The Freaks this week. Reddick qualified for the 2022 NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs getting his first win of three this year in dramatic fashion at Road America in July. Reddick talked with another new dad about raising kids. Listen...

13m
Nov 14, 2022