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Gaige Herrera and Dallas Glenn talk Chicago, Epping, and the future

On this episode of the NHRA Insider podcast powered by Speedmaster, host Brian Lohnes is joined by Chicago winners Gaige Herrera and Dallas Glenn, who talk about the mechanics of winning, how the competition is tight, and how they are both looking toward the future in their seasons and careers.
22 May 2024
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  On this episode of the NHRA Insider podcast powered by Speedmaster, host Brian Lohnes is joined by Chicago winners Gaige Herrera and Dallas Glenn. These two competitors, cut from the same cloth, talk about the mechanics of winning, how…
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Blowin' Into the Windy City: Ashley and Pedregon talk Top Fuel and Chicago

On this episode of the NHRA Insider podcast powered by Speedmaster, host Brian Lohnes is joined by Top Fuel points leader Justin Ashley and NHRA on FOX analyst Tony Pedregon for two wildly different discussions about racing, Chicago, and the 2024 season. 
15 May 2024
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  On this episode of the NHRA Insider podcast powered by Speedmaster, host Brian Lohnes is joined by Top Fuel points leader Justin Ashley and NHRA on FOX analyst Tony Pedregon for two wildly different discussions about racing, Chicago,…
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An early-season check-in with Daniel Wilkerson and Andrew Hines

On this episode of the NHRA Insider podcast powered by Speedmaster, host Brian Lohnes is joined by rookie nitro Funny Car driver Daniel Wilkerson and multitime champion-rider-turned-Vance and Hines crew chief Andrew Hines.
07 May 2024
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  On this episode of the NHRA Insider podcast powered by Speedmaster, host Brian Lohnes is joined by rookie nitro Funny Car driver Daniel Wilkerson and multitime champion-rider-turned-Vance and Hines crew chief Andrew Hines. The two guys…
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The FULL Insider Story of The Great Charlotte Intake Manifold Controversy

Host Brian Lohnes takes you step by step through the crazy happenings on Saturday at the Charlotte NHRA 4-Wide Nationals involving Bob Tasca III's team, the tech department, and what was determined to be an illegal intake manifold. 
01 May 2024
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NHRA Insider podcast
  On this monologue-style episode of the NHRA Insider podcast, host Brian Lohnes takes you step by step through the crazy happenings on Saturday at the Charlotte NHRA 4-Wide Nationals involving Bob Tasca III's team, the tech department,…
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The NHRA Insiders are ON FIRE before Charlotte four-wide event

On this high-octane episode of the NHRA Insider podcast, host Brian Lohnes is joined by National Dragster's Phil Burgess and Tony Pedregon to talk about the electric running of the Las Vegas 4-Wide Nationals as well as the upcoming 4-Wide Nationals in Charlotte this week. 
23 Apr 2024
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NHRA Insider podcast
  On this high-octane episode of the NHRA Insider podcast, host Brian Lohnes is joined by NHRA National Dragster's Phil Burgess and Tony Pedregon to talk about the electric running of the Las Vegas NHRA 4-Wide Nationals as…
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Salinas, Tasca, and Worsham talk command and control post-Vegas

On this episode of the NHRA Insider Podcast, host Brian Lohnes is joined by Jasmine Salinas, Bob Tasca III, and Del Worsham to discuss the Las Vegas 4-Wide Nationals, growth, strategy, and how great teams get their cars back on track. 
18 Apr 2024
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  On this episode of the NHRA Insider Podcast, host Brian Lohnes is joined by Jasmine Salinas, Bob Tasca III, and Del Worsham to discuss the Las Vegas 4-Wide Nationals, growth, strategy, and how great teams get their cars back on track.…
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Phoenix recap, Paul Lee on Funny Car success, and a Vegas preview

On this episode of the NHRA Insider powered by Speedmaster, Funny Car ace Paul Lee joins host Brian Lohnes to talk about the rapid growth of performance and success of his team. Lohnes also recaps Phoenix and looks ahead to Las Vegas.
10 Apr 2024
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  On this episode of the NHRA Insider powered by Speedmaster, Funny Car ace Paul Lee joins host Brian Lohnes to talk about the rapid growth of performance and success his team has experienced under the leadership of John Medlen and…
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The Insiders convene to talk Phoenix and early-season results

This week on the NHRA Insider, Tony Pedregon and NHRA National Dragster’s Kevin McKenna join host Brian Lohnes for a wide-ranging discussion on the early-season results, what the Phoenix weekend could look like, and who's trying to emerge from the pack. 
03 Apr 2024
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  This week on the NHRA Insider, Tony Pedregon and NHRA National Dragster’s Kevin McKenna join host Brian Lohnes for a wide-ranging discussion on the early-season — well, very early season — results we have seen so far in the…
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A Hail-acious Pomona recap and Phoenix primer with Shumake and Barnett

On this episode of the NHRA Insider, host Brian Lohnes recaps an insane Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals and is then joined by Travis Shumake, and Lyle Barnett, who will both make Arizona drag racing debuts to preview the NHRA Arizona Nationals.
27 Mar 2024
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  On this episode of the NHRA Insider, host Brian Lohnes recaps an insane Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals and is then joined by Travis Shumake, who will make his Top Fuel career debut in Phoenix, and Lyle Barnett, who will make his…
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Two drivers, 11 championships: Steve Torrence and Jeg Coughlin Jr. dive deep!

On this episode of the NHRA Insider podcast powered by Speedmaster, host Brian Lohnes is joined by Steve Torrence and Jeg Coughlin Jr. to talk about not only the start of the 2024 NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series but also their careers.
20 Mar 2024
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  On this episode of the NHRA Insider podcast powered by Speedmaster, host Brian Lohnes is joined by Steve Torrence and Jeg Coughlin Jr. to talk about not only the start of the 2024 NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series but also their…
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Austin Prock and a post-Gainesville breakdown to end 'em all

On this episode of the NHRA Insider podcast powered by Speedmaster, host Brian Lohnes is joined by Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals Funny Car runner-up Austin Prock and also provides a class-by-class breakdown and analysis of the action from the Gators.
13 Mar 2024
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  On this episode of the NHRA Insider podcast powered by Speedmaster, host Brian Lohnes is joined by Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals Funny Car runner-up Austin Prock to discuss his weekend and his rapid rise to Funny Car stardom.…
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Go Time: The Insiders talk Gainesville and the 2024 season ahead

It's Gainesville week! On this show, host Brian Lohnes is joined by NHRA on FOX Analyst Tony Pedregon, and the two go in-depth looking at the upcoming Amalie Motor Oil Gatornationals as well as the full 2024 Mission Foods Drag Racing Series season to come. 
05 Mar 2024
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Insider podcast
It's Gainesville week! On this show host Brian Lohnes is joined by NHRA on FOX Analyst Tony Pedregon and the two go in-depth looking at the upcoming Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals as well as the full 2024 NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing…
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The Florida Men Cometh: Josh Hart and Dave Richards talk 2024

This episode of the NHRA Insider concentrates on two fascinating storylines developing in the home state of the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals. Josh Hart and Dave Richards are at their center, and both men join host Brian Lohnes on this episode of the show. 
26 Feb 2024
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NHRA Insider
This episode of the NHRA Insider concentrates on two fascinating storylines developing in the home state of the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals. Josh Hart and Dave Richards are at their center, and both men join host Brian Lohnes on this…
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Jonnie Lindberg talks Funny Car tuning, Leah Pruett talks Callout craziness!

On this episode of the NHRA Insider podcast, Jonnie Lindberg and Leah Pruett join host Brian Lohnes to talk about preseason testing successes and what's coming for Gainesville, which could be a watershed weekend for both of them. 
15 Feb 2024
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NHRA Insider podcast
  On this episode of the NHRA Insider podcast, Jonnie Lindberg and Leah Pruett join host Brian Lohnes to talk about their preseason testing successes and what's coming for Gainesville, which could be a watershed weekend for both of them…
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Pro Mod's Lyle Barnett, Top Fuel's Justin Ashley discuss 2024 season plans

On this episode of the NHRA Insider podcast, reminted full-time Pro Mod racer Lyle Barnett and Top Fuel Ace Justin Ashley join host Brian Lohnes to talk offseason moves and big expectations for the upcoming season. 
07 Feb 2024
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  On this episode of the NHRA Insider podcast, reminted full-time Pro Mod racer Lyle Barnett and Top Fuel Ace Justin Ashley join host Brian Lohnes to talk offseason moves, big expectations for 2024, and how, as individuals, they plan on…
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Eddie Krawiec talks about getting off the motorcycle and more with the Insiders

On this episode of the NHRA Insider Podcast, host Brian Lohnes dives into the big news of the Pro Stock Motorcycle category of the last week with four-time champion and 49-time race winner Eddie Krawiec.
25 Jan 2024
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  On this episode of the NHRA Insider Podcast, host Brian Lohnes dives into the big news of the Pro Stock Motorcycle category of the last week with four-time champion and 49-time race winner Eddie Krawiec. NHRA National Dragster…
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Insider podcast live: Ask Brian!

Brian Lohnes, the NHRA on FOX lead announcer and host of the popular NHRA Insider podcast, hosted a live Question-and-Answer chat with NHRA fans.
19 Jan 2024
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Funny Car, The Next Generation: Welcome Daniel Wilkerson and Austin Prock

Host Brian Lohnes has Daniel Wilkerson, the newly minted driver of the Scag Power Equipment Ford Mustang, and Austin Prock, the even-newer named driver of the Cornwell Tools/AAA/John Force Racing Chevrolet Camaro, on as guests. 
17 Jan 2024
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NHRA Insider
  If the NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series offseason comes in waves, consider this the second one, and it's the central focus of this episode of the NHRA Insider.  Host Brian Lohnes has Daniel Wilkerson, the newly minted…
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Tony Schumacher, Rob Wendland tell all on team building, sponsorships, more

On this fired-up episode of the NHRA Insider, host Brian Lohnes talks with Shawn Reed Racing crew chief Rob Wendland and JCM Top Fuel pilot Tony Schumacher about a multitude of behind-the-scenes topics in professional drag racing. 
10 Jan 2024
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NHRA Insider
  On this fired-up episode of the NHRA Insider, host Brian Lohnes talks with Shawn Reed Racing crew chief Rob Wendland and JCM Top Fuel pilot Tony Schumacher about a multitude of behind-the-scenes topics in professional drag racing.…
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2024 Is On: The Insiders talk ownership news, passing of legends and more

On this first 2024 episode of the NHRA Insider podcast, host Brian Lohnes is joined by Tony Pedregon to talk about the news of the last couple of weeks, the passing of legends like Don Schumacher and Roland Leong, the wild news about JCM Racing, the new Scag factory drag racing team, and a whole lot more. 
02 Jan 2024
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  On this first 2024 episode of the NHRA Insider podcast, host Brian Lohnes is joined by Tony Pedregon to talk about the news of the last couple of weeks, the passing of legends like Don Schumacher and Roland Leong, the wild news about…
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Championship crew chief Alan Johnson, a wrap on 2023, and some final rumors!

On this final 2023 episode of the NHRA Insider podcast, host Brian Lohnes talks to championship crew chief Alan Johnson and wraps up the 2023 season with some news and rumors.
20 Dec 2023
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NHRA Insider
  On this final 2023 episode of the NHRA Insider podcast, host Brian Lohnes talks to championship crew chief Alan Johnson, who worked with a talented team to achieve a Top Fuel world championship with the Kalitta team. He talks about the…
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An NHRA PRI news avalanche and new Funny Car driver Buddy Hull

On this episode of the NHRA Insider, host Brian Lohnes takes you through the torrent of news that came from the 2023 PRI Show and is joined by a guy who helped to make some headlines in the form of Buddy Hull, who is moving into the Jim Dunn Racing Funny Car for the 2024 season.
13 Dec 2023
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NHRA Insider
  On this episode of the NHRA Insider host, Brian Lohnes takes you through the absolutely astonishing torrent of news that came from the 2023 PRI Show in Indianapolis and is later joined by a guy who helped to make some headlines in the…
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The Insiders talk more crew chief moves and a monster week ahead at PRI

This week on the NHRA Insider podcast, host Brian Lohnes and Tony Pedregon talk about the continuing news around crew chief moves and preview what will be the largest and most exciting week of drag racing news in years at the Performance Racing Industry trade show in Indianapolis. 
05 Dec 2023
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NHRA Insider podcast
  This week on the NHRA Insider podcast, host Brian Lohnes is joined by Tony Pedregon. The pair talk about the continuing news around crew chief moves in the NHRA, and they preview what will be the largest and most exciting week of drag…
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Crew chief news and rumors, Matt Smith, Chad Green, and more

On this episode of the NHRA Insider, host Brian Lohnes drops the puck on the Silly Season with a load of news from behind the scenes of NHRA Drag Racing. Crew chiefs moving around, brewing controversy with one announcement, longtime unions busted up, and new ones formed.
28 Nov 2023
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Insider podcast
  On this episode of the NHRA Insider, host Brian Lohnes drops the puck on the Silly Season with a load of news from behind the scenes of NHRA Drag Racing. Crew chiefs moving around, brewing controversy with one announcement, perhaps,…
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The Insiders talk Pomona, champions, failures, and the future!

On this episode of the NHRA Insider podcast, Tony Pedregon and Phil Burgess join host Brian Lohnes to talk all things past, present, and future in NHRA Drag Racing.
21 Nov 2023
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NHRA Insiders
  On this episode of the NHRA Insider podcast, Tony Pedregon and Phil Burgess join host Brian Lohnes to talk all things past, present, and future in NHRA Drag Racing. The trio have a class-by-class championship breakdown with loads of…
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The Insiders recap Las Vegas and preview the In-N-Out Burger Finals

On this episode of the NHRA Insider podcast, Brian Lohnes and Tony Pedregon talk all things Las Vegas and about the upcoming In-N-Out Burger NHRA Finals. 
07 Nov 2023
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NHRA Insider
  On this episode of the NHRA Insider podcast, Brian Lohnes and Tony Pedregon talk all things Las Vegas and about the upcoming In-N-Out Burger NHRA Finals.  It was a controversial and hardcore weekend in the desert paradise of…
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Live NHRA Insider podcast from Las Vegas will highlight Pro Mod title battle

Brian Lohnes and Tony Pedregon will host a live edition of the NHRA Insider podcast from the pits at Las Vegas Motor Speedway talking to Mike Castellana, Justin Bond, and Kris Thorne, the drivers in the battle for the FuelTech NHRA Pro Mod Series championship. Tune in at 9:45 a.m.
28 Oct 2023
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Insider Crew Chief Edition: Strausbaugh and Ingersoll talk winning in Dallas

On this crew chief edition of the NHRA Insider Podcast, host Brian Lohnes is joined by Dallas-winning Top Fuel crew chief Neal Strausbaugh and Dallas Pro Stock-winning crew chief Mark Ingersoll for two revealing discussions. 
17 Oct 2023
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NHRA Insider
  On this crew chief edition of the NHRA Insider Podcast, host Brian Lohnes is joined by Dallas-winning Top Fuel crew chief Neal Strausbaugh and Dallas Pro Stock-winning crew chief Mark Ingersoll for two revealing discussions. …
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NHRA Insider podcast LIVE from the pits at the Texas NHRA FallNationals

The NHRA Insider podcast going LIVE from the pits at the Texas NHRA FallNationals with three big guests at the Texas Motorplex in Ennis. Brian Lohnes and Tony Pedregon will play host and co-host on a beautiful Saturday. The show starts at 10:45 p.m. Central.
14 Oct 2023
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NHRA Insider
  We're going LIVE from the pits at the NHRA Texas FallNationals with three big guests at the Texas Motorplex in Ennis. Brian Lohnes and Tony Pedregon will play host and co-host on a beautiful Saturday with guests Phil Burgess, the…
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An Insider's stampede of hot takes and news for the Stampede Of Speed

On this week's episode of the NHRA Insider, Brian Lohnes is joined by Tony Pedregon to break down what fans should expect to see, what racers need to do, and how championship hopes will be bolstered or crushed at the Texas NHRA FallNationals.
10 Oct 2023
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NHRA Insider
  The NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series heads to the Texas Motorplex for the Texas NHRA FallNationals, and on this week's episode of NHRA Insider, Brian Lohnes is joined by Tony Pedregon to break down what fans should expect to see,…
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