015 – Power and Speed – Memorial Day

Mike, Crunch, Tom and Tad in studio tonight. Happy Memorial day.  Not enough can be said about our Veterans.  Does not matter if it is Memorial day or not, be nice to a Veteran.  They are the only reason you are free to live your life like you do.  From all of us, a heartfelt thank you! Mike has issues with weight and circle track racing is slowly sucking him in.  He will slowly implode, just watch and see.  Mike saw a beautiful 62 Chevy Nova and after talking to the guy a few minutes they talk about the single…

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014 – Power and Speed – Ryan Krachun in Studio

Mike, Tom, Crunch and Tad in studio today with guest Ryan Krachun. Tom recounts he latest trip, and he tells us he spent some time at a “cup” shop.  Not much to be gained there, it’s not like they put signs on stuff that says “cool top secret stuff here”.  He also stopped in to see master engine builder Gene Fulton. Ryan Krachun is in studio this week.  Ryan, now 16, has been racing forms of circle track since he was 7 years old.  He is the youngest person to ever be given the permission to race in “modified” circle…

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013 – Power and Speed – Salt, Tires, and Tad’s new role

Mike, Tom, Crunch and Tad are in studio. Tom is leaving again, Tad is still trying to figure out how to put headphones on, Crunch’s word list is out, and Mike has issue with salt? There is an Alan swingset update, and it looks as if it is almost complete, but that does come with news of his departure.  Tad will be in for Alan for the foreseeable future. The very first question from a listener is addressed.  Tires and a little bit of what guys are using now.  Radial vs Bias and  tire brands are discussed.  Clearly they are not…

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012 Power and Speed – Tim Christ from Coast Chassis

Mike, Tom, Crunch, and Fudd stand in Tad are in studio. Mike still is dreading the return to the dirt tracks.  With his little brother starting to race again, the frustration begins. The PDRA changed the rules on our resident racing celebrity, and the guys discuss the balance of a class with mixed motor rules.  It a tough subject, but something worth thinking about. Tim Christ, owner of Coast Chassis from Edgewater Florida calls in to discuss what chassis work today has evolved into.  Small tire and pro mod class cars are a large part his business.  X275 type chassis costs…

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