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O'Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Northwest Nationals Winners' Edition featuring Al Anabi Top Fuel driver Del Worsham following his sixth victory of the season, Levi, Ray, and Shoup Funny Car driver Tim Wilkerson following his first victory of the 2011 campaign, his third in a row at Pacific Raceways, and Summit Racing Pro Stock driver, Jason Line after his final round battle with teammate Greg Anderson. The NHRA's Alan Reinhart recaps the event and answers questions from listeners and Joe talks about WFO Radio broadcasting from the U.S. Nationals in Indianapolis, Indiana.
He’s a hard charger, a straight talker and he’s now a part of the CompetitionPlusAudio.com staff.
Gary Scelzi, a four-time NHRA nitro champion, will tackle drag racing’s hot topics and offer his opinion as both a former drag racer and fan.
In this debut episode, Scelzi, along with WFORadio.com’s Joe Castello, will discuss drag racing in Seattle, the track and what inspired his return to drag racing as an audio journalist.
Ron Capps, driver of the NAPA Auto Parts Funny Car, drove to his first 2011 NHRA Full Throttle victory by defeating Tim Wilkerson in the finals of the Fram Autolite NHRA Nationals. In this CompetitionPlusAudio feature, veteran audio-journalist Kathy Fisher discusses the early frustrations of the season, Tim Richards' impact and the Funny Car class in general. He also relates the importance of humbleness as a racer.
Frank Hawley captured two NHRA Funny Car series championships while driving the famed Chi-Town Hustler Funny Car. Hawley raced Top Fuel, filling in for Darrell Gwynn, before retiring to concentrate on his growing drag racing school. Hawley will be reunited with the famed Chi-Town Hustler during the upcoming Night Under Fire event in Norwalk, Ohio.
WFO Radio Nitro previews the NHRA Mopar Mile High Nationals as the Western Swing begins at Bandimere Speedway, Mopar Pro Stock driver Allen Johnson stops by to talk about going for three in a row at his sponsor's race, CompetitionPlus.com columnist, Michael Knight, discusses his latest column about "Distinction and Creativity" in NHRA Drag Racing, #NTG (Nitro Twitter Group) spokesperson, @NitroJohn joins the conversation to discuss social media as promotion for NHRA and NHRA fans, Ellis Gray is the latest "Be a Member" winner to stop by the show, and Alan Reinhart answers your "Stump the Dummy" email questions and voicemails, plus, asks the audience for some detective help regarding his personal ride. WFO Radio Nitro is back on iTunes and Joe announces another WFO Radio swag giveaway.