Thursday, December 21, 2017

2017 Speed Talk Stats

2017 was the 9th year of Speed Talk on 1360 radio on KRWC and
Jason interviewed drivers from Elko Speedway and Dean Reller interviewed drivers from Granite City Speedway every week.

We had the opportunity to interview some retired NASCAR stars this year at events organized by Mystic Lake Casino, and also during the Kyle Petty Charity Ride.

Harry Gant:
Rick Allen:
Charity Ride Recap
Rusty Wallace NASCAR
Bobby Labonte NASCAR Cup Champ
Michael Waltrip at Mystic

We also were lucky enough to cover the IndyCar event at Iowa Speedway and get exclusive interviews with drivers JR Hildebrand, Charlie Kimball and Ed Carpenter.

JR Hildebrand
Charlie Kimball
Ed Carpenter
IndyCar Recap
Racing SFX
IndyCar at Iowa 2017 Race Story

We covered the Truck Series event that Jon Hunter Nemechek won at Iowa Speedway.
Race Recap:
Grant Enfinger
Chase Briscoe
Christopher Bell
Truck Series at Iowa Race Story 2017

There was an incredible ARCA race at Elko Speedway with Austin Theriault as a winner, we also did three weeks of preview interviews before the race.

We covered an exciting Xfinity Series race won by William Byron at Iowa Speedway.

Here is the interviews we did after the World of Outlaws race won by Donny Schatz at Granite City Speedway.

We covered what could be the final Trans-Am series races at Brainerd International Raceway in 2017.

We ended the year covering the ARCA Midwest tour during #Thunderstruck93

Our TOP Stories receiving the most clicks were:
1- All Time Pod-cast listing Full Pod-cast listing
2- Speed Talk is BACK 9th year on KRWC
3- End of Trans-Am era Trans-Am at BIR
4- Matt Goede is recovering Goede injured on Snowmobile
5- Schatz wins WoO at Granite City Donny Schatz 2017
6- ARCA at ELKO preview ARCA ELKO preview 2017
7- Theriault wins ARCA at ELKO ARCA at ELKO 2017
8- Lawrence wins TA1 at BIR Cameron Lawrence win 2017
9- Helio Castroneves wins IndyCar at Iowa Helio 2017 win
10- Q and A from Iowa Speedway Ed Carpenter at Iowa

Jason's Most Played Interviews:
1- Natalie Decker Natalie Decker 2017
2- Derek Lemke Derek Lemke 2017
3- Brent Kane Brent Kane 2017
4- Tristan Swanson Tristan Swanson first win
5- Cameron Lawrence TA winner at BIR
6- Dillon Sellner Dillon Sellner 2017
7- Taylor Goldman Roller Girl 2017
8- Donny Schatz WoO winner at Granite City
9- Baiden Heskett Baiden Heskett 2017
10- Dave Reed Dave Reed 2017

Dean's Most Played Tracks:
1- Taylor Goldman Rollergirl Interview 2017
2- Ron Krog, Rick Allen, Harry Gant Segment Kyle Petty Charity Ride Segment 2017
3- Scotty Brandt Interview Ice Man 2017
4- Tony Buffomante TA 2 winner at BIR
5- Adam Brachle Youth Impact Racing 2017
6- Jason's April Fools Segment River Crow Radio Show
7- Willie Mullins ARCA driver
8- Kevin Cywinski ARCA Former Champ
9- Cole Anderson ARCA 2017 ELKO preview
10- Brody Willett ARCA driver 2017
11- (tie) Dalton Zehr Midwest Tour ELKO winner

A Big Thank You to our sponsors, without these businesses we would not have a radio show, please support them.

Elko Speedway ELKO
Performance Driving School at BIR
Highway 55 Trailer Sales in Buffalo MN Highway 55
Lou Fegers Racing Equipment in Delano MN LFRE

If your business would like to support Speed Talk on 1360 for $50 per show contact Jason

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