The Rags to Races Podcast: Motorsports and Racing for Everyone

For years, I've wanted to get involved in motorsports, Growing up, I never had anyone to help me learn how to get started. As a teenager, I thought you needed to have piles of money to even get started in racing. Now I'm all grown up, and over the years, I've found many ways to get my fix at the track, even when I had no money at all. The Rags to Races Podcast is here to show you how anyone can get involved in motorsports, no matter what the budget you're working with is. So, if you're the kind of person that lives for auto racing in any and all forms this podcast is for you. From SCCA to Drifting and Autocross to Rally, Jake is going to cover it all!
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Jul 21, 2017

In this episode, Jake recaps his first race night in his LO206 Kart. The night was full of ups and downs, but in the end he learned more than you can imagine about racecraft, kart repairs and just how good a club race can be.

Jake also fills you in on recent events along with his plans for the near future.

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Jul 14, 2017

In this episode, Jake talks to Ike from The Untitled Car Show. Jake and Ike talk all things Formula One, Le Mans, kart racing, and open road rally.

Ike was able to compete in the 24 Hours of Lemons Road Rally on the east coast this past January, and he tells his story. He experienced pride, joy, pain, frustration, meth heads, and Freiburger and Finnegan of Roadkill fame.

They also talk about Formula One, Le Mans and the current state of the top tier of motorsports. Both Ike and Jake are competing in a F1 Fantasy league and sadly, Ike is kicking Jake's ass! (Just kidding, way to go Ike!)

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Jul 7, 2017

In this episode, Jake talks to friend of the show, James Chartres. James has been wheel-to-wheel racing with his local SCCA region for a couple of years. James drives a Spec Racer Ford (SRF), which is a completely spec series run by the SCCA.

They also talk about track days, getting involved at a local level, what its like to drive some of the most iconic tracks in America, and some of the ins and outs of the SRF package.

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