Locked In 005: The Captain Speaks Out Loudly About Suspensions

Last week’s headlines include the rained out Ultimate Southeast Late Model in Dublin, North Carolina, the Pittsburgher 100, and Kyle Hardy’s solid showing at 311.

This week, we talk to Kirk Loudy of Envy Suspensions and look forward to the two-night Chi-Town Showdown. 



In This Episode

00:00 – Rain out at Dublin (NC) Motor Speedway for the Ultimate SE
02:45 – Tight points battle is one reason why Ultimate SE wants to get the race in.
03:30 – Finding Dublin 
04:00 – It could be worse: Finding Sugar Creek was even tougher
05:15 – Jonathan Davenport won at 311
06:45 – Kyle Hardy’s debut with the Ultimate series 
07:45 – Pittsburgher 100 recap 
08:45 – Winning comes in streaks, throwback to last week’s conversation with Chris Ferguson 
09:45 – Points battles all around
12:15 – Kirk Loudy joins us to talk about Envy Suspensions and his career in late models
14:30 – Memorable accomplishments
15:30 – Winning the World 100 with Brian Birkhofer
16:00 – Dirt track racing versus paved 
20:00 – Improving the shock package for Birkhofer
21:30 – Kaede Loudy coming at’cha
26:00 – What do drivers make? | What should drivers make? 
32:00 – Coming this week: The ChiTown Showdown from the Dirt Track at Route 66

Check out Envy Suspensions this week to see more of what Captain Kirk Loudy is doing.

Brent Marks, Brad Sweet Add To World Of Outlaws Win Totals

Brent Marks and Brad Sweet were both victorious as the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series was back in action, after a 2,300-plus mile trip from California. Marks earned his third win of the season and his first at Eldora Speedway, while Sweet picked up a “W” at Lernerville Speedway to garner his eighth triumph of the season and his first at the historic track in Western Pennsylvania. One of the crown jewels of sprint car racing awaits this week as the Outlaws invade the famed Williams Grove Speedway for the National Open.

Bobby Varin Looking To Defend Home Turf At Fonda

After two attempts to run the Jack Johnson Tribute, ‘The Jack’ will finally see the green lights this Saturday night at Fonda Speedway with the stars and cars of the Super DIRTcar Series.

Sweet, Pittman, Eliason Wrap Up West Coast Swing With Wins

The West Coast Swing wrapped up for the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series last weekend, with Brad Sweet, Daryn Pittman and Cory Eliason each picking up a win. Sweet was the biggest winner as he took home $20,000 in the 49er Gold Rush Classic at Placerville Speedway. Eliason banked $12,000 for winning the finale of the Wine Country Classic at Calistoga Speedway, while Pittman won the opener of that two-night event. The series now heads 2,300-plus miles to compete at the legendary Eldora Speedway as part of the Four Crown Nationals weekend.

Parker Price-Miller Wins Second Canadian Sprint Car Nationals Title

Anytime he climbs aboard a car for the Hills Racing team at Ohsweken Speedway, Parker Price-Miller is always one of the drivers to beat. The native of Kokomo, IN, showed his prowess yet again this past weekend at the three-eighths-mile, winning the 14thAnnual Canadian Sprint Car Nationals for the second time in his career, pocketing $10,000 in the process.

Johan Kristoffersson Wins Eighth Title Of Season In Latvia

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2018 Neste World RX of Latvia

PSRX Volkswagen driver Johan Kristoffersson edged closer to a second World Rallycross title in a row with another dominant performance in Latvia, his eighth win of the season.

Breaking Down The Canadian Sprint Car Nationals

While the Canadian Sprint Car Nationals have only been around since 2005, the extravaganza at Ohsweken Speedway in Ontario has quickly become one of the premier events in all of sprint car racing. A “Who’s Who” of drivers have won the event over the years, including a Hall of Famer, a trio of ASCS past champions and a multi-time Empire Super Sprints title winner. Another stout field of drivers is entered this year for the two-night event, which opens on Friday, September 14 and concludes on Saturday, September 15.

Johan Kristofferson Going For Eighth Win In Latvia

The Johan Kristofferson show rolls on to this weekend’s Neste World RX of Latvia.

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Matt Sheppard, Tim Fuller Favored At Brewerton, Mohawk

This Friday, September 14th the Super DIRTcar Series will be making their second trip this season to Brewerton Speedway for the fourth annual Duel at the Demon.

Abreu, Sweet, Schatz Victorious on Outlaws West Coast Swing

Rico Abreu, Brad Sweet and Donny Schatz all picked up wins over the last week as the West Coast Swing continued for the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series. Abreu was the biggest winner, pocketing $15,000 in the Gold Cup Race of Champions at Silver Dollar Speedway in California. Sweet was victorious in the Gold Cup opener, while Schatz won at Willamette Speedway in Oregon. This week, the West Coast Swing concludes, with a visit to Placerville Speedway and a two-night event at Calistoga Speedway.