The Insiders Report – Episode 7

Episode 7

Topics:

• SCCA National Racing – Does SCCA have to many national classes?
• NASA Championships back in Mid-Ohio for 2011 – Is this a good or bad move for NASA?
• Rally America’s first event of the year Snow Drift – Who and what can we expect to see?

This fast passed, opinionated news show format will primarily cover sports car, Rally and open wheel racing in the US and Canada and will follow several Pro series such as Grand Am, ALMS, World Challenge, Rally Car, Indycar and Trans Am. But the show will also shed light on what is going on with amateur, entry level Pro and grassroots series like SCCA and NASA club racing, Star Mazda Championship, F2000 Championship and Canadian Touring Car.

The shows aim is to fill the void left in the Sports car grassroots racing community with the cancellation of the Internet show “Shifting Gears”.

“Fans of GoRacingTV have asked us since we started the site if we planned on bringing Sifting Gears back alive on our site. It seemed to be a widely popular show and although I’m not sure of the reason for it’s demise, I think there is a need for a show that pays attention to what is going on in the amateur, entry level Pro and grassroots racing world. We hope to fill the void” Said Errol Tucker Sr. the show‘s Executive Producer.

The show will have four hosts who are not shy about stating their opinions and thoughts. Hosts are:

Peter Keane (Team engineer for Spirit of Daytona Racing Team and former member of the SCCA CRB) Peter brings his poignant opinions and years of technical racing experience to the show.

Bill Wood (Rally America Television Analyst and One of four on-air talents of SpeedFreaks) Bill bring Thirty plus years in the communications industry including: broadcasting, print, Internet, multimedia, corporate communications, education and training program development. Academy of Television Arts and Sciences: 2 Emmys (1994, 1998), and 11 nominations.
 Radio and Television News Assoc: 4 Golden Mikes: (1988, 1989, 2 1994). 
Associated Press Best of the West: (1995), 2 APTRA nominations.
 RTNDA: Regional Edward R. Murrow National & Finalist: (1999).

Randy Pobst (2010 SCCA World Challenge GT Champion and writer for SportsCar Magazine) Randy brings a wealth of sportscar racing experience with his five WC GT Championships and two class wins in the 24 Hours of Daytona. Randy will join us on the show from time to time as one of our driver analyst.

Chip Herr (Professional Race car driver for teams like Tindol Motorsport, STaSIS Engineering with a carrier 8 WC victories and multiple podium finishes). Chip is not stranger to the camera, he has been featured as an up and coming driver on Speedtv.com and National Speed Sport News Chip was Co-Host / Test Driver for the TV show SportsCar Revolution. Chip will join us on the show from time to time as one of our driver analyst.

Errol Tucker Sr. (Host of GoRacingTV.com’s Club Racer and GoRacingTV Minute Shows. Errol is the Executive Producer of GoRacingTV.com) Tucker has brought years of two wheeled racing experience with him to automobile road racing. He started at the club level of motorcycle road racing with a Suzuki GXR750 and moved to the AMA pro series on a Honda RS250 and was sponsored by ACID Cigars. Tucker then moved over to auto road racing competing in SCCA, NASA and EMRA club racing events in the Spec Miata class. He has also made appearances in the Grand Am Koni Challenge series driving a Mazda RX8 with Roar Racing

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