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Hosted by Cliff Tanner, Kenny Barr, Tom Wolf and Michael 'Mac' McIntyre

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Scott Coe 2013 Modified Champion from Baer Field Speedway, Glenn Luckett with the CRA and Wes Parrish Promoter from Angola Motorsport Speedway come on the show to talk local racing. Check out the April 26th show out at Angola Motorsport Speedway this Saturday as they promote and host Heroes Night. Cliff. Kenny. Tom and Mac talk about how they got involved with Speed Talk and it's birth and their back grounds. You asked for a local show and now youhave one.

Jordan Bianchi a NASCAR Beat Writer joins the Speed Talk Boys this week. He talks and we discuss the Sprint Cup Drivers coming down to race in the Nationwide Series. Cliff, Kenny, Tom and Mac talk IRL, NHRA and NASCAR. We also make a surprise announcement concerning our Speed Talk Junkie of the week returning.

Randy Simpson with Lucas Oil Raceway in Indianapolis comes on with the Speed Talk Crew. Randy talks about all the great happenings at the track this year. Cliff, Kenny, Tom and Mac discuss F1, NHRA, NASCAR and the big show at Lucas Oil this past weekend. 

Leilani Munter joins the Speed Talk Crew this week. She talks about her racing career, ARCA, the environment and Daytona and the upcoming Talledega race. Cliff, Kenny and Mac discuss NASCAR, IRL, NHRA and an array of racing news. We also read a rebuttal article on the media's handling of the death of a 15 year old racer.

Scotty Van Hawk from Four Feathers Racing joins the Speed Talk crew in the studio to talk AMA racing and other aspects of Motorcycle racing. Cruz Pedregon from the Funny Car division of th NHRA talks about his year so far in 2014. Cruz also receives an invitation from Scotty to race an AMA bike. Cliff, Kenny, Tom and Mac talk the tragedy of a 15 year old racer losing her life and the safety that needs to take place in the racing world. We also cover NASCAR at Fontana as well as an array of topics.

Speed Talk Extra from the North Eastern Racing Museum Expo and Swap Meet. We have Matt Swander from Angola Motorsport Park. Jr. Curtis talks about his racing days and how restoring old race cars is his passion. To finish it all off we have Irish Saunders from Hoosier Tire, Keith Beeching from Plymouth Speedway and Kenny Barr unplugged. Enjoy. Also make sure you support the North Eastern Racing Museum. Thank to all of you that makes this happen.

On Speed Talk we have Bob Frick of Limaland Speedway in Lima, OH. bob talks about this upcoming season and the track's relationship with UNOH. The father and son duo, Brian Van Cleave Sr. and Brian Van Cleave Jr. They talk about their World cart racing they do. Cliff, Kenny, To, and Mac discuss Gary Bettenhausen and his career, Bristol, Danica's crash test, NHRA and Do You Know.

This week we have a couple of guys under the weather. Cliff, Kenny Tom, Mac and the Silent Ninja voted on our two best interviews for a Best Of Speed Talk show. We have NASCAR and local driver David Stremme talking about the Short Track Seminar to help local and regional racing. Also Legendary Funny Car Champion with NHRA John Force discuss his 2013 season and championship as well as the young 2014 season. Enjoy and we will see you next week.


Speed Talk Daytona 500 Challenge winner Braedon Scherschel talks about his winning picks. Braedon also reveals his plan to enter the racing field. Cliff Kenny Tom and Mac talk Phoenix and the female pioneers of the NHRA.

Steve Minnich Sr. makes another appearance with Cliff Kenny Tom and Mac. We talk Daytona 500 and the keys to wining for Dale Earnhardt Jr. The gang discusses the new formats and the happenings of the Daytona Speed Week. 

Robert Hight driver of the AAA Funny Car and Force Racing Joins the Speed Talk Crew. Top Speed Modified Series Champion Tim Burkett talks about his 2013 season and previews 2014. Cliff Kenny Tom Mac and the Silent Ninja discuss the Sprint Unlimited, Daytona 500 qualifying and the pole sitter Austin Dillon on the #3. Kenny gives us a trivia test on the Daytona 500.

John Force joins the Speed Talk Crew to talk about his sweep in the Winter National. He also talks about his record setting week. Cliff, Kenny, Tom, Mac and the Silent Ninja discuss the NASCAR penalty changes, what The King said and the NHRA results. 

Courtney Force Funny Car NHRA driver joins the boys to talk about 2013 and preview 2014. We also get a little insight on dad John. Erik Jones come on to talk about his recent signing with KBM in the Camping World Truck Series. Cliff Kenny and Mac discuss the new Chase Format and qualifying. Also Kenny announces the new Speed Talk Contest.

Brittany Force joins the Speed Talk Crew this week. The Silent Ninja breaks his radio silence. Cliff, Kenny and Tom discuss the 24 Hours of Daytona. Ooops the Rolex. Also hear what the guys have to say about the qualifying format in NASCAR.

David Stremme NASCAR driver and local and regional short track racer joins Speed Talk to discusses his Short Track Seminar. This seminar was designed for track promoters and owners get together to get new ideas to bring more excitement to local racing in your areas. Keith Beeching race director of Winchester Speedway and Plymouth Speedway comes on to give his take of the seminar. He also discusses the upcoming seasons of both tracks. Irish Saunders of Hoosier Tire finishes the show with his take on the short trackseminar. If you are a short tracker you need to check out this show.
 
Shane Mugavin Director of the Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series talks dirt racing. Marcus Method Jr. Driver in the Street Stock Division at Baer Field Speedway are this week's guest. Cliff, Kenny and Mac talk Daytona testing and Top Ten Drivers of all Time who never won a NASCAR Championship. Don't forget Do You Know with Kenny.

The Blizzard of 2014 has delayed the first show of 2014 for Speed Talk. Cliff Tanner, Kenny Barr and Tom Wolf has decided to put up the show from 8-20-14 featuring Legendary Sports Caster Bob Jenkins. Be safe and stay warm. See you next week.

Race Fans who are NFL Fans as well Cliff Tanner hosted a Sports Round Table show about the NFL Playoffs. I thought you might enjoy. We will have the first new show of the year coming on Wednesday.

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from the Speed Talk Crew--Cliff Tanner, Kenny Barr, Tom Wolf and the Silent Ninja. We will be taking a week off to be with our families we will be back the first week of January. Meanwhile check out any of the past shows until we return. Thank you all for your support through the years. We are looking forward to a better 2014. Be Safe.

Tom Barhorst joins the crew to talk about The Rumble in Fort Wayne coming to the Allen County Memorial Coliseum on December 27 and 28. Irish Saunders from Hoosier Tires talks all aspects of racing and racing tires. Cliff Kenny and Tom discuss the top racing stories of 2013.

Hurryin' Hank Lower talks with the crew about his retirement and racing career. Jeff Cox from Tobacco Road Speedway talks about his racing series. Cliff Kenny and Tom talk about IRL and NASCAR

Bob Tasca III Funny Car Driver with the NHRA Funny Car Division talks about Organ Donors and preview of his 2014 season. Erik Jones talks about his back to back Snowball Derby win. Cliff Kenny and Tom talk about racing news. Do You Know is all about the Milwaukee Mile

Thoughts and prayers go out the the Cook family as Hall of Fame driver All Cook Jr. lost his battle with cancer.

Dave Muzzillo owner and operator of Top Speed Modified Series joins the Speed Talk gang. Also Wes Parrish General Manager and Promoter of Angola Motorsport Speedway gives a preview of the 2014 season. We also talk racing and finish up the series; How to Store Your Race Car for the Winter.

Erik Jones joins the Speed Talk to discuss his first NASCAR win. Cliff, Kenny and Tom discuss their thoughts on the year's past racing series. Don't miss part three of Do You Know's How to winterize your race car.

Surprise guest Stephanie Bigelow joins the Speed Talk Crew. Stephanie is both a regional racer and PR person for Erik Jones. Hear what Stephanie says about Donavan McNabb's comments on racer car drivers not being athletes. Also Cliff Kenny Tom and the Silent Ninja debate on whether Jimmie Johnson is now one of the greatest racers in NASCAR History.

Mike Ratel, Director of the documentary on Huntington's Disease and the United States Lawn Mower Racing Association. Learn about 'On Your Mark Get Set Mow'. Cliff, Kenny and Tom talk Trevor Bayne and the rest of the week's racing action. Part two of Do You Know on storing your race car.

Speed Talk Drafting Part 2 Racer's Reunion Show  Interviews with Larry, Moose and Bobby

Speed Talk Drafting Part 1 11-08-13 Racer's Reunion Show  Interviews with Ed, Paul, Ralph and Jim

Speed Talk 11-05-13 The crew talks racing from F1 NASCAR and Do you know

Speed Talk 10-30-13 Remembering Track promoter Tom Isch and also talk racing

Speed Talk 10-23-13 Steve Minnich Sr. and the Silent Ninja make their appearances

Speed Talk 10-16-2013 Erik Jones winner of the Winchester 400 talks about his victory

Speed Talk 10-9-2013 Keith Beeching with Winchester Speedway joins Cliff Kenny and Tom

Speed Talk 10-02-2013 The Speed Talk Crew catches up in all the racing action

Speed Talk 9-25-2013 The crew goes on vacation and provides three quality interviews on the Best Of Show

Speed Talk 9-18-2013 The crew talks with Brittany Force

Speed Talk 9-11-2013  Cliff Kenny and Tom talk with Glen Luckett with the CRA Series

Speed Talk 7/20/13

Speed Talk 7/13/13-Interview with Milka Dunno




 












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