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Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 2 | 02.16.24


Welcome back to Race Central with long time motor sports insider Kurt Hansen. Kurt opens the second hour talkng about some fond memories from the Gator Nationals. He is joined by NHRA driver Camrie Caruso to talk about the the goings on in Gainesville at the Gator Nationals. Kurt is then joined by Lawless Alan, a NASCAR truck driver, to talk about his experience at Daytona. Kurt closes out today's show with Photo Joe Starr to get his take about what's going on down at Daytona. 

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Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 1 | 02.16.24

Welcome back to Race Central with long time motor sports insider Kurt Hansen. Kurt returns from some time off getting us ready for a full docket of big races coming up. Then Kurt dives into why he likes the duel races and everything that goes into them. He talks some Hall of Fame before reviewing a local car for sale. Kurt closes out the hour with some housekeeping involving a returning competitor that he he's fond of. 

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Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 2 | 01.12.2024

Welcome back to Race Central with long time motor sports insider Kurt Hansen. Kurt opens the second hour with Photo Joe Starr from Big West Racing to talk about the ongoing Chili Bowl and all of the spectacular flips and mishaps going on there. Joe gives us the inside scoop of what's ben going on with SRX and they have a discussion about the F1 scene. They have a discussion about the Connor Zilisch develeopmental deal and what it means for the industry. Kurt and Joe share some stories about some brash drivers and the crashes they got involved in before they break out the crystal ball for Daytona. The guys close out the show talking about some local motorsport legends and what they're up to. 

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Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 1 | 01.12.2024

Welcome back to Race Central with long time motor sports insider Kurt Hansen. Kurt opens the show lamenting the death of the B level motor speedways.  He gives us some words of wisdom with the freezing cold wekend ahead of us before finishing his discussion on Robert Kaufmann.
Kurt has a serious discussion about talented youngster Connor Zilisch's new developmental deal with Trackhouse. He concludes the first hour talking about the ongoing Chili Bowl Nationals and some F1. 

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Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 2 | 01.05.24

Welcome back to Race Central with long time motor sports insider Kurt Hansen. 
Kurt opens the second hour regaling us with a fun story about Jim Harbaugh going all the way back to his playing days. He is joined by Elon Warner from Warner Communications to talk about the leaderboards and the outta nowhere racers as they preview 2024. Kurt has compaby in the new year as he is joined by Big West Racing's Joe Starr to hear what's going on in local motorsports in Denver. Joe stays on for the final segment to tell us some stories from the Chilly Bowl. 

 

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Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 1 | 01.05.24

Welcome back to Race Central with long time motor sports insider Kurt Hansen. Kurt comes back from a couple weeks off for the holidays to give us some insight into the world of motorsports ahead of Daytona. He reflects on the inchanging of the guard and influx of newer drivers into the mix. Kurt is joined by dragster Buddy Hall to talk about his return to his racing roots and the difficulty of driving one of those funny cars. Kurt concludes the first hour talking about the Gator Nationals. 

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Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 1 | 12.15.23

Welcome back to Race Central with long time motor sports insider Kurt Hansen. There's big news from Leah Pruitt involving her future in motor racing and Kurt airs it out. Then, Funny Car driver Chris King joins us live from Chicago to talk about changes to his team and preparing for the new season. 

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Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 2 | 12.15.23

In hour 2 of Race Central Kurt recounts a number of incredible racing stories throughout the years involvnig him and some having nothing to do with him! Then, we go through the greatest racing films of all time in the wake of the new Ferrari Trailer being released. 

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Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 1 | 12.01.23

Welcome into the 1st hour of today's Race Central with motorsports insider Kurt Hansen. The main topic of discussion is NASCARS new game-changing broadcasting deal for next season which should bring in a ton of new viewers. Then, Kurt and producer Sydney Corra "bridge the gap" and talk about a couple of cultural moments as Jeff Bezos enters the chat in the NASCAR landscape.    

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Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 2 | 12.01.23

Hour 2 of Race Central with Kurt Hansen rolls on as we're joined by "photo" Joe Star who joins us live from Alabama at the Snow Ball Derby to fill us in on all of the wild and crazy happenings down there. Then, we hear from some of the biggest names in NASCAR on all of the most important off season news. 

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Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 1 | 11.17.23

Welcome in to Hour 1 of Race Central with motorsports insider Kurt Hansen. F1 at Las Vegas is this weekend and it has been nothing short of a nightmare for F1 in the days leading up to the race. Kurt airs out the drama before we're joined by Vegas motorsports insider and returning guest Rick Rosen who provides details on everything thats going on on the ground in Vegas. 

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Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 2 | 11.17.23

Hour 2 of Race Central with Kurt Hansen rolls on as we welcome the President of the Piston Foundation, Jeff Mason to the show who chats with Kurt about the foundation and how they've been inspiring youth through automobile restoration.  

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Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 2 | 11.10.23

Hour 2 rolls on as host Kurt Hansen continues recapping the NASCAR Championships and we hear from a couple of drivers themselves including Ryan Blaney, William Byron and Kevin Harvick. Then "Photo" Joe Star joins us for the Local Joe segment and chats with Kurt about the Chilli Bowl Nationals.  

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Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 1 | 11.10.23

Long time motorsports insider Kurt Hansen makes his triumphant return to the radio for Hour 1 of Race Central. Much has happened in his absences, including the NASCAR Championship. Kurt recaps Ryan Blaney's win before previewing F1 next weekend at Vegas! Then, PR guru Elon Werner joins us live from NHRA at Pomona to update us on what's happening there, as well as at his betting website dragracebracketbonanza.com. 

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Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 1 | 10.06.23

Welcome in to the Race Central show with long time motorsports insider Kurt Hansen! It's playoff time in NASCAR and Kurt reveiws driver performances as racers start to fall out and gets listeners ready for this weekend at Talladega and Charolette. 

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Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 2 | 10.06.23

Hour 2 of Race Central with Kurt Hansen rolls on as we continue reviewing the NASCAR playoffs and hear from some of the drivers themselves ahead of the action this weekend. Then, racing PR tycoon Elon Werner joins the show and chats with Kurt about racing and his new endeavor, DragRaceBracketBonanza.com. Also, a new partner to Race Central, Adam Neely from Mil-Spec Colorado Truck Accessories and Bed Liners, joins the show to talk about the great work they do at Mil-Spec!

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Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 1 | 09.29.23

Welcome to the first hour of power with long time motorsports insider Kurt Hansen! NASCAR at Talladega is this weekend- tune in as Kurt breaks down everything you need to know ahead of the race, and the entire NASCAR season thus far. 

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Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 2 | 09.29.23

Hour 2 of Race Central rolls on as Kurt opens up the phone lines and our great guest Raulph joins the show to talk F1 and the one driver that will not be there next year. Then, Photo Joe Star comes on for our "Local Joe" segement who updates us on all things in local racing including the upcoming Colorado Motor Racing Hall of Fame event. 

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Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 2 | 09.08.23

Hour 2 of Race Central rolls on as we welcome racing PR guru Elon Werner to the show who chats with Kurt about the Indy Nationals as Elon gives his take on where a couple of drivers stand on the season and what the future may hold. Also, Elons Drag Race Bracket Bonanza!  Then, Kurt tells a great Randy Dorton story. 
 
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Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 1 | 09.08.23

Welcome back to the first hour of Race Central with motorsports insider Kurt Hansen. Kurt's hittin' everything from Indy Nationals and Alex Palou as the 2023 IndyCar Champion, NASCAR and Kyle Larson's win last weekend, Hendrick Motorsports 500th victory, F1 updates, NHRA and Trans Am at Watkins Glen. Plus, NHRA Top Fuel points leader Justin Ashley joins the show during his weekend off to chat with Kurt ahead of the NHRA Championship. 

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Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 2 | 09.01.23

Hour 2 of Race Central rolls on with Kurt Hansen as we welcome Funny Car Driver and Firefighter Chris King on the show who is also coming to us from Indy Nationals. Kurt and Chris talk overcoming his blowup and assisting fellow drivers as well as his foundation that helps educate and support burn victims. 

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Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 1 | 09.01.23

Welcome back to Race Central with long time motorsports inside Kurt Hansen! We're kickin' the hour off with a guest we are usually communicating with behind the scenes- PR guru Elon Werner who joins us live from the NHRA Indy Nationals to talk about the weekend and some exciting new faces in racing. Then, also live from Indy, Top Fuel drag racer Buddy Hull joins the show to talk about his racing and dedication to his team. 

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Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 1 | 08.25.23

Welcome back to Race Central with long time motorsports insider Kurt Hansen! It's time for the racing playoffs and Kurt is ready to update you on what to expect in spite of the whirlwind season we've had in all sectors of racing! But first, lets recap what happened at The Glen in NASCAR, Knoxville Nationals and IndyCar. 

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Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 2 | 08.25.23

Hour 2 of Race Central with Kurt Hansen rolls on as Kurt revisits audio from the likes of Bubba Wallace and Austin Dillon as we anticipate this weekend at Daytona. Then, "Photo" Joe Star joins the program for our Local Joe segment and updates us on all of the local motor racing news. 

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Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 1 | 08.04.23

Welcome back to Race Central with long time motorsports insider Kurt Hansen who updates the listeners on all of the latest news in Motorsports including NASCAR, IndyCar, NHRA, F1 and more!

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Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 2 | 08.04.23

The 2nd Hour of Power rolls on in Race Central with Mr. Kurt Hansen as Kurts gets you set with everything you need to know heading into this weekend in Nashville for IndyCar. Then, Trans Am Champion Rafa Matos joins the show and chats with Kurt about his new "quiet lifestyle". 

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Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 1 | 07.07.23

Welcome back to Race Central with long time motor sports insider Kurt Hansen. In Hour 1 Kurt is recapping the long awaited Chicago Street Race for NASCAR as it was quite the special. Then, NHRA Funny Car Champion Matt Hagan joins the show to talk about the last show at Bandimere Speedway. 

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Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 2 | 07.07.23

Hour 2 of Race Central with Kurt Hansen rolls on as we're joined by motor sports expert Lee Spencer who breaks down the Chicago Street Race and NASCAR's continued effort to expand the sport to new markets and audiences.

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Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 1 | 06.30.23

Welcome back to Race Central with long time motor sports insider Kurt Hansen as Kurt gears you up for this weekends super cool Chicago Street Race and all the fun that comes with that. Then, Top Fuels current points leader Justin Ashley joins the show to give us the deets on his season so far.

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Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 2 | 06.30.23

Hour 2 of Race Central rolls on as Funny Car driver and Chicago Firefighter Chris King joins the show to talk with Kurt about Mile High Nationals. Then, Kurt wraps up all major news in the motor sports world ahead of this weekends action.

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Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 1 | 06.09.23

Welcome in to the first hour of Race Central with Motor Sports Insider Kurt Hansen. Today Kurt updates the listeners on all of the latest news in motor sports including Kyle Busch's win and more Chase Elliot drama. 

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Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 1 | 06.02.23

Welcome back for Hour 1 of Race Central with motor sports insider Kurt Hansen. The show kicks right off with Brittany Force (NHRA Top Fuel Contender) joining the show to fill Kurt in on her season and pre race rituals. Then, Trans Am Star Austin Green jumps on the line and gives Kurt the DL on his season as well. 

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Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 2 | 06.02.23

Hour 2 of Race Central rolls on as Championship Sports Car Racer Tyler Mcquarrie joins the show and chats with Kurt about his season and his new whip! Then, "Photo" Joe Star joins the show for our Local Joe segment and breaks down the Indy 500 with Kurt. 

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Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 1 | 05.12.23

Welcome back to Race Central with motor sports insider Kurt Hansen. Tune in for Hour 1 as Kurt recaps all of the latest news in motor sports including F1 at Miami, 100 Days to Indy and more. Then, we hear from talented sculptor Michael Etrick who chats with Kurt about his latest Auto Union Tribute sculpture and their time at the Long Beach Grand Prix.

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Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 2 | 05.05.23

Hour 2 of Race Central rolls on as Kurt Hansen calls up Former Trans Am Champ and IMSA Star Marc Miller who updates him on the season thus far. Then, after a car review, Photo Joe Star joins the program to tell us what's going on down at the track this weekend. Happy Cinco De Mayo amigos!

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Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 1 | 05.05.23

Hour 1 of Race Central with Kurt Hansen is jam packed as we celebrate Cinco De Mayo! Our first guest is Super Late Model winner Jace Hansen who chats with Kurt about his dub at Colorado National. Then, Katherine Legge (IMSA and Indy Car star) joins the show and fills Kurt in on her season and life since they last spoke. And finally, the great Lee Spencer of Racin Boys Network comes on and gives Kurt even more inside info!

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Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 1 | 04.21.23

Welcome back to Race Central with long time motorsports insider Kurt Hansen. In hour one Kurt recaps his trip to the Long Beach Grand Prix and all of the details of the race. Then, Matt Hagans hot streak before looking ahead to NASCAR this weekend. 

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Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 2 | 04.21.23

Hour 2 of Race Central with Kurt Hansen rolls on as Kurt talks the Long Beach Grand Prix before breaking down claims that Chase Elliot is "the Tiger Woods of NASCSAR". Then, Photo Joe Star joins the show to chat with Kurt about the closing of Vandermeer Speedway down in Morrison, 

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Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 1 | 04.07.23

Motor sports insider Kurt Hansen comes to you live from the El Paso County Raceway for hour 1 of Race Central! Kurt gets you geared up for the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Season Opener as he'll be calling the race down in Calhan tomorrow evening. Kurt Recaps NASCAR at Richmond as well.

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Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 2 | 04.07.23

Hour 2 of Race Central rolls on as Kurt comes to you live from the El Paso County Raceway for the World of Outlaws Season Opener where he'll be calling the race from the tower! Photo Joe Star comes on from the ground at El Paso as well to give us all of the inside information and updates on the drivers. 

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Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 1 | 03.24.23

Welcome back to Race Central after a months hiatus from the radio! In hour 1 of todays show we hear from two big names in motor sports as Kurt also gets us caught up on all the news we missed. The youngest winning driver in Trans Am 2, Brent Crews joins the show and chats with Kurt about his rapid success at such a young age. Then, Paul Dallenbach, multiple time Pike Peak International Hill Climb champion, hops on and talks this years race!

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Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 2 | 03.24.23

Hour 2 of Race central with Kurt Hansen rolls on as Kurt gets us caught up on all of the major news in motor sports as of late. Then, "Photo" Joe Star joins us for our Local Joe segment and provides his opinion on all of the drama from NASCAR to F1.

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Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 1 | 02.24.23

In hour 1 of Race Central, motor sports insider Kurt Hansen wraps up everything you need to know about the Daytona 500 and Ricky Stenhouse Jr.'s big win.

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Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 2 | 02.24.23

Daytona 500 breakdown continues with motor sports insider Kurt Hansen. But first, former Trans Am Series champion Tomy Drissi joins the show to chat with Kurt about the Trans Am season opener. 

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Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 1 | 02.17.22

It's the first hour of power with long time motor sports insider Kurt Hansen who's getting you geared up for this weekends Daytona 500 and our Bash After the Clash Daytona 500 celebration at Podium Karting and Events right here in Denver this Sunday. 

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Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 2 | 02.17.23

Hour 2 rolls on as host Kurt Hansen prepares you for the NASCAR season and this weekends big race- Daytona 500. Tune in to hear picks and predictions. AND, don't forget to stop by our annual Bash After the Clash Daytona 500 watch party at Podium Karting and Events this Sunday!!

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Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 1 | 02.10.23

Syd the Kid is back in the studio on todays edition of Race Central as long time motor sports insider Kurt Hansen gets you updated on all of the latest news in the sport. Trans Am driver Michelle Abbate joins the show and chats with Kurt about the new season and her love for the track. Then, Mason Filippi, factory driver for Bryan  Herta Autosport, comes on as well and talks with Kurt about Rolex 24 and other upcoming races as well as his 2 podium finishes at Daytona.  

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Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 2 | 02.10.23

Hour 2 of Race central with Kurt Hansen rolls on as NHRA Top Fuel Driver & former champion Larry Dixon joins the show and has a great conversation with Kurt on his 2 seater experience. Then we hear from Martin Truex Jr. on his win at The Clash before Photo Joe Star comes on to get you ready for our annual Bash After the Clash at Podium Carting & Events next weekend. 

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Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 2 | 01.13.23

Hour 2 of Race Central continues and Kurt Hansen welcomes Gene Woods, Founder of Hot Shoe Hall of Fame to the show to talk his history in motorcycle racing and their upcoming Hall of Fame Celebration in Vegas.

 

From their website: 

"LAS VEGAS, Nev. (Oct. 6, 2021) – One of the biggest events celebrating the motorcycle industry returns to Las Vegas on Saturday, Jan. 29, as many of the world's top motorcycle racers and influencers will be honored in the second annual Hot Shoe Hall of Fame Museum spectacular at the Gene Woods Racing Experience at Fremont Street.

Last May, some 900 people attended the Grand Opening of the Hot Shoe Hall of Fame with a gala at Las Vegas' Notoriety Theatre in the Neonopolis portion of the Las Vegas Fremont Street Experience (450 E. Fremont St., 3rd Floor). Motorcycle legends from around the world were presented with their “Hot Shoe Hall of Fame” plaques and many were interviewed on stage to talk about their motorcycle experiences."

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Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 1 | 01.13.23

Hour 1 of Race Central kicks off with long time motor sports insider Kurt Hansen getting all of you caught up on the latest news in motor sports. Some of the top stories? Kevin Harvick news, Kyle Larson news, Andretti Formula 1 news and more!

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Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 1 | 01.06.23

Welcome back to Race Central as host Kurt Hansen welcomes you into a new year of motor sports and Race Central happenings. Kurt touches on what it's like to be a broadcaster when unfortunate injuries and crashes take place. Then, Chief Editor of KickinTheTires.net Jerry Jordan joins the show and gives Kurt the inside scoop on some of the biggest running stories around motor sports. 

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Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 2 | 01.06.23

Hour 2 rolls on and Jerry Jordan of Kickin' the Tires sticks with us to give the inside scoop on all of the major news in Motor Sports. Then, Photo Joe Star joins the show for our "Local Joe" segment and updates Kurt on the biggest stories from Big West Racing. 

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Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 1 | 12.16.22

Hour 1 of Race Central with Kurt Hansen is jam packed with NASCAR talk as Kurt rounds in the year on the last show of 2022. The main topic of discussion- Joey Logano and his championship!

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Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 2 | 12.16.22

Hour 2 of Race Central with Kurt Hansen continues as Kurt gives listeners a wrap up analysis of the 2022 NASCAR season. Later on in the hour, "Photo" Joe Star joins the show where he and Kurt chat about their favorite moments from the year. 

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Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 1 | 12.09.22

In hour 1 of Race Central with Kurt Hansen, Kurt gets you caught up on all of the major motor sports news from the week. Later on in the hour Thad Moffitt, 2023 Trans Am 2 driver and grandson of Richard Petty joins the show and details his plan for the upcoming year.   

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Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 2 | 12.09.22

The 2nd hour of power is underway as Race Central host Kurt Hansen guides you through another hour of motor sports talk. NHRA Top Fuel driver Josh Hart joins the show and talks this season and the next, as well as top fuel driver Justin Ashley who tells us his plan to improve in the next season.

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Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 1 | 12.02.22

Welcome back racing fans! Kurt breaks the hour open with an interesting conversation on autonomous race cars and how it will affect the future of the sport. Then, Chief Editor at Kickin' the Tires Jerry Jordan joins the show for an excellent interview where he breaks inside information about Joey Logano's new deal with Roger Penske. Jerry also gives us an update and assure listeners that Kurt Busch is NOT retired! 

 

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Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 1 | 11.11.22

Strap in for an excellent hour 1 of Race Central with Kurt Hansen as Kurt recaps all of the major racing news from the week, before having the great race car driver Sabre Cook on the show. Sabre breaks down what its been like stepping onto a new winning team at Kelly-Moss racing Porsche Cup 2023. 

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Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 2 | 11.11.22

Hour 2 of Race Central rolls on as host Kurt Hansen welcomes 2022 Trans Am 2 Champion Thomas Merrill onto the show where he tells Kurt all about the moment he won the championship and what he'll be working on to continue that success in the new season. Then, "Photo" Joe Star joins the show for our Local Joe segment. He and Kurt break down the 2022 racing season as the end approaches. 

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Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 1 | 10.28.22

Strap in and gear up for hour 1 of Race Central with Kurt Hansen as Kurt recaps all of the motor racing news from the weekend including Kyle Larson's win at Miami. In the wake of Larson's win, Kurt revisits the Bubba Wallace drama as we hear from personalities around NASCAR on the subject as well.

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Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 2 | 10.28.22

Hour 2 of Race Central rolls on as host Kurt Hansen breaks down all of the news you need to know in the motor racing world. After a bit of Broncos talk, Kurt previews this weekends action with NASCAR at Martinsville and F1 in Mexico. 

 

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Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 1 | 10.21.22

Hour 1 of Race Central with Kurt Hansen fires up with Kurt breaking down all of the major news from motor racing that we missed in his absence. The main topic of discussion? Bubba Wallace confronting Kyle Larson after a questionable collision at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Stay tuned to hear Kurt's breakdown...

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Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 2 | 10.21.22

Hour 2 of Race Central rolls on as Kurt gets listeners ready for a motor sports packed weekend. Shortly after the hour begins, NHRA Top Fuel Dragster points leader Justin Ashley returns to the show and updates Kurt on all of his recent success and work. 

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Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 2 | 09.30.22

Hour 2 of Race Central with Kurt Hansen rolls on as Kurt gets you ready for NASCAR this weekend at Talladega. Photo Joe Star joins us for our "Local Joe" segment and breaks down more news from motor racing with Kurt. 

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Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 1 | 09.09.22

The first hour of Race Central with host Kurt Hansen revs up with Kurt filling listeners in on all the racing news we missed. Then, Fox Sports Bob Pockrass joins the show and tells us what he's looking forward to seeing this weekend in NASCAR.

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Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 2 | 09.09.22

The second hour of Race Central rolls on as we're joined by the great NHRA driver Antron Brown who talks about his win at NHRA U.S. Nationals in Indianapolis and his trip to testify in congress over the week. Then, Photo Joe Star joins us for our "Local Joe" segment to break down all of the pressing motor sports news. 

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Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 1 | 08.26.22

Hour 1 of Race Central with Kurt Hansen kicks off with Kurt updating listeners on all of the most important news in motor racing from the week. Then we switch gears into NASCAR talk as the playoffs approach us and the drama thickens. Kurt fills you in on everything you should know heading into tomorrow's Coke Zero Sugar 400 at Daytona. 

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Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 2 | 08.26.22

Hour 2 of Race Central cruises along as the plot continues to thicken in NASCAR and the playoffs approach. "Photo Joe Star" joins the show and breaks down all of the running stories in NASCAR heading in to tomorrow's Coke Zero Sugar 400 at Daytona. 

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Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 1 | 07.29.22

During the first hour of Race Central host Kurt Hansen opens the show updating listeners on all the latest news in motor sports. Then, Photo Joe Starr joins the show for our “Local Joe” segment where he breaks down all of the NASCAR drama. Then, fellow motor sports broadcaster and national tv and radio host Ralph Sheheen joins the show and chats with Kurt about the business, growing up in California and how they’ll be working together soon. 

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Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 2 | 07.29.22

The second hour of Race Central rolls on as we’re joined by Trans Am Star Rafa Matos where he and Kurt have a great conversation about their love for Trans Am and Rafa’s successes over the past few years. Then, Joe Starr jumps back on the show for the 2nd time to talk with Kurt about “the best story” this year which is Ross Chastain.  

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Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 1 | 07.22.22

Hour 1 of Race Central with Kurt Hansen opens with Kurt talking about the “excellent” move NASCAR made in setting the date for a street car race in Chicago for 2023. RacinBoys lead NASCAR writer Lee Spencer joins the show again and gives us the scoop on the Ross Chastain Denny Hamlin situation.  

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Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 2 | 07.22.22

The second hour of Race Central rolls on with host Kurt Hansen talking Ryan Blaney competing against his dad in SRX. He then tells listeners a story about IndyCar's Scott Dixon before closing out the hour with another story about Alex Palou.  

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Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 1 | 07.08.22

Hour 1 of Race Central with Kurt Hansen is off and running for our Mile High Nationals special. During today’s show we’ve got plenty of NHRA drivers on the show to gear up for next weekend’s races. Kurt talks other motor sports news like ESPN’s new deal to continue carrying Formula 1 before we have NHRA Funny Car Champion Matt Hagen on the show to talk about Mile High Nationals and throwing out the first pitch at the Rockies game before that. To close out the hour, 3rd year NHRA Pro Stalk driver Mason McGaha joins us and talks about his start in the sport and practice methods leading up to next weekend.  

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Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 2 | 07.08.22

The 2nd hour of Race Central with Kurt Hansen rolls on with our Mile High Nationals special edition. 2020 NHRA Rookie of the Year and top contender in the Top Fuel Class, Justin Ashley joins us live from New York City to chat with Kurt about his season thus far and of course competing next weekend. Then, world renowned motor sports writer Gordon Kirby joins the show and talks with Kurt about his new book “Boost! Roger Bailey’s Extraordinary Motor Racing Career” and his plan for his next book.  

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Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 1 | 07.01.22

Hour 1 of Race Central with Kurt Hansen opens with Kurt previewing the show and upcoming guests before jumping into the Ross Chastain and Denny Hamlin controversy. We hear from NASCAR President Steve Phelps on the issue. Then, NHRA Pro Stalk driver Camrie Caruso joins the show to chat with Kurt about the first all-female final round at Houston. To close out the hour, Kurt relives Chase Elliott's win at Nashville.

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Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 2 | 07.01.22

The second hour of Race Central with Kurt Hansen kicks off with Kurt talking the latest in Formula 1 – particularly the British Grand Prix. Kurt contemplates Lewis Hamilton's behavior as of late and whether he can be an occasional drama queen. Then, Kurt gives another one of his car reviews- this time on the 2022 Mazda CX30. Kurt closes out the hour recapping all of the latest NASCAR news and predictions on the weekend.

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Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 1 | 06.03.22

Hour one of Race Central with Kurt Hansen opens with Kurt recapping all of the news and happenings from racing from the past weekend. Most notably the Indy 500 where Marcus Ericcson stole the cake, NASCARS Coca Cola 600 and F1’s Monaco GP. Shortly after Dutch journalist and author André Hoogeboom joins the show and chats with Kurt about his book “Max: The Dutch Master- The Unauthorized Biography of Max Verstappen”. 

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Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 2 | 06.03.22

Hour two of race Central with Kurt Hansen kicks off with more motor racing talk from each discipline before Kurt details all of the upcoming events for the weekend. Then, “Photo” Joe Star joins us for our “Local Joe” segment- where he and Kurt talk NASCAR and their perpetual tire problem. To close out the hour RacinBoys NASCAR writer Lee Spencer joins our show once again, this time from WWT Raceway, and gives us the scoop on all the news from the track leading into this weekend's race.  

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Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 1 | 05.27.22

Hour 1 of Race Central with Kurt Hansen opens with Kurt expressing his excitement for what he calls a “Gear Heads Dream Weekend” as we approach an incredible weekend of motor sports with NASCARS Coca-Cola 600, Formula 1’s Monaco GP and of course the Indy 500. Shortly after, Jason Kiernan, founder of Limb of Dreams Foundation joins us live from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway to tell us what he’s seen so far and also updates us on his foundation which helps provide funding for prosthetic equipment for children under 18. Another caller from the Indianapolis Speedway joins the show at the end of the hour, Indy Car Diver Santino Ferrucci! Ferrucci gives us the details on his game plan and his experience thus far leading up to the race this Sunday.

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Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 2 | 05.27.22

During the second hour of Race Central with Kurt Hansen, Kurt has “Photo” Joe Star on the show for our Local Joe segment. He and Joe talk all of the news and drama for this jam-packed motor sports weekend. Shortly after, Kurt gives another one of his car reviews- this time on the 2021 Toyota Rav 4 Hybrid. To close out the show Kurt wraps up his thoughts on the Indy 500 and honors all of the fallen soldiers in the midst of Memorial Day weekend.  

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Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 1 | 05.20.22

Hour 1 of Race Central with Kurt Hansen opens with Kurt talking all things Indy Car in the midst's of Indianapolis 500 qualifying's. He touches on Stefan Wilson's story of securing a spot in next weekend's race. Shortly after, Trans Am Driver Dylan Archer joins the show and chats with Kurt about excelling in his career during covid and his experience in Esports and simulators.  

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Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 2 | 05.20.22

During the second hour of Race Central with Kurt Hansen, Kurt opens up with NASCAR talk and this weekend's All Star Open. He then switches tune to NHRA before “Photo” Joe Star joins us for our “Local Joe” segment. Joe touches on the current issues/drama in NASCAR and how there's more news off the track than on the track recently. Kurt and Joe debate NASCARS wheel problem and where NASCAR went wrong. To close out the hour, Executive Director for Hope Kids – Robbin Brown joins the show and tells listeners about this incredible organization which helps families with children suffering from severe medical conditions.  

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Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 1 | 05.13.22

Host Kurt Hansen fires up Hour 1 of Race Central calling out Joey Logano for his questionable decisions over the weekend at Dover International Speedway. After concluding his analysis of NASCAR at Dover- Syd the Kid jumps on the mic and chats with Kurt about the star studded F1 Miami Grand Prix where Max Verstappen took the cake. Long time BMW motor sports manager Erik Wensberg joins the show to close out the hour and shares his experiences with BMW Motorsports. 

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Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 2 | 05.13.22

Hour 2 of Race Central with Kurt Hansen opens with Kurt discussing upcoming television opportunities for motor sports- particularly Austin Dillon’s new “reality” TV show and Netflix's’ new INDY Car series that will supposedly be similar to Drive to Survive. Motor racing expert “Photo” Joe Star joins us for our “Local Joe” segment and chats with Kurt about the upcoming Colorado Motorsports Hall of Fame. Kurt carries out the hour talking all things motor racing news and gives odds & predictions for all of the upcoming weekend events.  

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Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 1 | 5/6/2022

Hour 1 of Race Central with Kurt Hansen opens up with Kurt detailing all of the motor racing news from the past week- most notably the Graham Rahal and Romain Grosjean drama from Sundays Honda Indy Grand Prix. Shortly after- IMSA GT3 Porshe Cup leader Parker Thompson joins the show and chats with Kurt about his incredible performance at Laguna Seca and about the difficulties of maintaining a career in motor racing.

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Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 2 | 5/6/2022

Hour 2 of Race Central kicks off with host Kurt Hansen talking NASCAR coming up this weekend, and also tries to answer the question: Has NASCAR maintained the same energy as they started with at The Clash? World Renowned motor artist Alex Wakefield (or as Kurt says, the “Crayola King”) joins the show shortly after and fills listeners in on all of his upcoming showings and appearances.   To close out the hour, Kurt talks F1 and drag racing before sending us off prepped for another weekend of racing.

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