Hammer Down Racing Report

Hammer Down Racing Report

Weekly recap of all the NW Ohio/SE Michigan racing action plus the latest racing news locally and beyond! Each week, we feature a special guest or guests (drivers, promoters, etc.), pizza giveaways and much more!

Episodes

September 22, 2022 71 min
BJ Gregory made it two in a row for Steel Block Late Model Series wins at Fremont Speedway on Saturday night. We will speak with him about the win, his season and his Chasin' Checkers videos. Rody Schroyer will be jumping behind the wheel of a dirt late model this weekend for the first time in over 3 years and we speak with him about that. Plus all the latest racing news and results.
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Rusty Schlenk has been on a roll, most recently sweeping weekend features at Attica and Oakshade and his son Carter picked up his second Sportsman feature win in his first full season racing. We speak to both about their seasons and get Rusty's insight into the new 2023 Hoosier National Late Model Tire. Also, asphalt racer Rayce Metdepenningen will join us to talk about his recent foray into dirt racing. Plus all the latest rac...
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ared Horstman won the final NRA Sprint Invader feature event at Attica Raceway Park on Saturday and earned the 2022 NRA Championship. We speak with him about his championship season and weekend win. Plus we will talk some Nickloy's Fix & Fab Tricycle Hot Dog Race, Sportsman vs Modifieds, Dirt Trucks vs. Super Stocks vs. Factory Stocks and more!
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Cory Mccaughey is a dirt truck racer, go kart event promoter, and involved in just about anything racing related. We speak to Cory about his endeavors and a new event coming up at Fremont Speedway in October pitting the Fremont Dirt Trucks against Oakshade's Dominator Super Stocks. Plus, Duane Hancock joins us to talk about this weekend's Attica Ambush featuring AFCS racing action. We will also pass along some big announcem...
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We speak with Devin Shiels who leads the points at Attica Raceway Park, trying to win his 4th track championship there. He also leads the Attica/Oakshade Late Model Challenge Series points and is in the hunt for another Oakshade Championship, second in points. Plus all the latest racing and news.
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Figure 8 racer Stephanie Bradley has won the last two school bus figure 8 races at Toledo Speedway. We speak with her about her school bus figure 8 racing and her regular figure eight career. We also talk with World of Outlaws announcer Rick Eshelman about his induction into the National Dirt Late Model Hall of Fame. Plus all the latest racing news and results.
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August 11, 2022 49 min
Coming off his second consecutive 410 sprint feature win at Fremont Speedway this past weekend, Craig Mintz joins us to talk about his recent success. Plus all the latest racing news and results.
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We speak with Taylor Ferns, the highest finishing woman in USAC Silver Crown history, as she gets set to embark on Toledo Speedway for the Rollie Beale Classic this weekend. Plus we speak with Fremont Dirt Truck racer, RJ Cornett to see how he is doing after his hard crash Saturday at Fremont. And of course all the latest racing news and results.
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We speak with 17-year-old Gabrielle Grigsby who earned her first win in May at Toledo Speedway and we speak with Jimmy McCune who suffered severe burns in a freak accident at Butler Motor Speedway this past weekend for an update on his condition. Plus all the latest racing news and results from a crazy week of racing.
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We speak with Flat Rock Figure 8 point leader Billy Earley and Dirt Track Truck Series winner Saturday at Montpelier and USAC D2 Midget pilot, Abby Hohlbein. Plus all the latest racing news and results.
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We talk with Dave Gumby Jr. who picked up his first feature win in the Dirt Trucks at Fremont Speedway and an update from first year Butler Motor Speedway owner/promoter Tim Wilber. Plus all the latest racing news and results.
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The subject of dirt track prep has come up a lot this year. We delve a bit deeper into the subject/art of dirt track prep with Eldora Speedway's Facilities Manager Robert Platfoot. We also speak with Michigan's I-96 Speedway owner Jeff Dice to set the record straight on the status of the race track. Plus all the latest racing news and results.
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June 30, 2022 66 min
We speak with Danny Sams III who finished 2nd at Fremont this past weekend and currently sits atop the GLSS point standings. We will also pick the Dominator Super Stock competitors for this coming weekend's Hot Dog Race at Oakshade Raceway. Plus all the latest racing news and results.
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Five-time Must See Racing Sprint Car Series Champion Jimmy McCune is going 410 sprint car racing...on DIRT! We speak to him about the switch from asphalt. A mystery area track promotor calls in to talk about track conditions this past weekend. Plus all the latest racing news and results.
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June 16, 2022 59 min
Fresh off his first win of the season at Oakshade Raceway, Casey Noonan joins us once again to talk about the strong start to his season and how the 2008 Barney Oldfield Race winner plans to win another Barney Oldfield Race this weekend. Plus all the latest racing news and results.
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2015 Oakshade Raceway Bomber/Dominator Super Stocks Champion Gregg DeTray joins us to talk about his back to back wins in the Dirt Track Truck Series annual events at Oakshade. Plus all the latest racing news and results.
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We speak with Jonathan Martin about spotting for Tony Kanaan at the Indianapolis 500 and racing in the CRA Series. We also talk with Oakshade Raceway Sportsman racer Jesse Jones who has two consecutive feature wins. Plus all the latest racing news and results.
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Fresh off his Midwest Modified Tour win at Toledo Speedway and winner of the ARCA/CRA Late Models portion of last year's Glass City 200, Blake Rowe joins us. Plus John Bailey from Palmyra Speedway is back with us to talk about the growing success of his kart dirt track. And of course, all the latest racing news and results!
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Justin Peck picked up two All Star Circuit of Champions feature wins this weekend (I-96 & Waynesfield) and currently is second in All Star points. We speak with him about his race season and his successful race weekend. Caleb Griffith also joins us to talk about his 410 sprint feature win last Friday at Attica Raceway Park. Plus all the latest racing news and results!
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John Naida, the original founder of the Sprints On Dirt (SOD) series, SOD, Fremont and Butler Sprint Track Champion, joins us to talk about his career and offer some of his views on the current state of racing. Plus all the latest racing news and results.
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