THE FACTORY STOCK SHOWDOWN PODCAST BY JOE CASTELLO
Longtime motorsports broadcaster Joe Castello has a new podcast dedicated to the wildly popular SAMTECH.EDU Factory Stock Showdown series part of the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series events in 2019. The inaugural Factory Stock Podcasts are available now on Soundcloud and here as well as on Apple Podcasts. Castello is joined during each podcast by Brian Massingill, SAM Tech’s Vice President of Business Development who is also a successful sportsman racer in the Stock Eliminator class. The series is expanding to eight events in 2019 and Castello will host a pre and post-race podcast around every race featuring racers and industry insiders.
Ned Walliser, NHRA's Vice President of Competition answers questions about SAMTech.edu Factory Stock Showdown. Walliser, discusses recent rules changes and the reasoning behind them prior to race 3 of the season. Cobra Jet racer Kevin Skinner discusses his car, The Black Hammer, and COPO Camaro racer, Scott Libersher talks about "turning the corner" with his team. Brian Massingill from SAMTech.edu and host Joe Castello preview the NHRA Virginia Nationals.
NGK 4-Wide Nationals winner Bill Skillman discusses his first NHRA National event win in SAMTech.edu Factory Stock Showdown. Brian Massingill from SAMTech.edu and host Joe Castello recap the second race of the season. Drew Skillman discusses his engine failure in the second round of racing.
Carl Tasca throws shade on the Mopar team for their off-season preparation. Aaron Stanfield talks of the power of the lap and tuning Factory Stock Showdown cars. Well worth the listen.
Drew Skillman, David Barton, and Mark Pawuk are featured guests. Drew Skillman gives the details of his 50th Amalie Gatornationals win. Skillman discusses his round by round victories, the upcoming rules changes, and Ford's involvement with Factory Stock. David Barton talks about his crash and his plans for the next race. Mark Pawuk gives the details behind his disappointing DNQ, but gives hope to Dodge fans for the remainder of the season. Bo Butner gives his thoughts on Factory Stock and Brian Massingill from SAMTech.edu breaks down the rules update with host, Joe Castello.
Ford wins race one! On location audio with Chris Holbrook following his wild first round race with David Barton hitting the wall. Ford Performance Parts Drag Racing program manager, Mike Delahanty, discusses Ford's involvement with Factory Stock and Drew Skillman's Cobra Jet Mustang winning the 50th Amalie Motor Oil Gatornationals. Host Joe Castello and Brian Massingill recap the record-setting performances at this historic event. Hit subscribe.