May 31, 2023
episode of the NHRA Insider podcast, Tony Pedregon and Todd Veney
join host Brian Lohnes to talk about the major stories and trends
coming out of the Chicago Rt 66 Nationals and to preview the
weekend ahead at New England Dragway. The event this weekend is
unique as it centers around Top Fuel and Nitro Funny car, with the
Pro Modified class also a showcase during the event.
touch on some really interesting topics like how talent is
recognized and snatched up the ranks in drag racing, why smaller
teams don't take more advantage of races like Epping where they'd
get more attention and have a better shot to win, the effect of the
Indy 500 weekend on racing across America, and the seemingly
instant turn of performance for Tony Schumacher's car during
testing post-Chicago. All this and a whole lot more on this week's
Clam Chowder-powered NHRA Insider!