Speeding Towards a New Tomorrow | FULL SHOW | #154
The motorsport world may be in jeopardy, and Dan wants to know why. To take a look at current trends and perhaps predict future ones, we’ve brought in Brad Scott and Jeff Nuckles. Brad is the COO of the New Jersey Motorsports Park, and Jeff owns the Columbus Motor Speedway. Hopefully, these men can help shed some light. | Download Full Episode #154
Segment 1: It’s a Speedway Kind of Day | Download Segment 1
Dan is in great spirits for today’s show! Not only do we have a couple of amazing guests, but Dan is also back from some epic car shows. Gear up for a great episode!
Segment 2: Bringing the Thunder | Download Segment 2
Brad Scott, COO of the New Jersey Motorsports Park (@NJMP) in Millville, New Jersey, is here to tell us about the 500 acre facility and its three unique courses. We also hear about a new project in the works: an exotic car garage.
Segment 3: Coming Soon | Download Segment 3
Are there any new projects Brad Scott hopes to have done soon at the New Jersey Motorsports Park (@NJMP)? With up to 600,000 guests visiting yearly, it’s no surprise they plan to expand. What might the future have in store?
Segment 4: The End of a Legacy | Download Segment 4
On October 19, 1946, the very first race at the Columbus Motor Speedway (@COLUMBUSPEEDWAY) took place. Now, 71 years later, the track will be closing. Its owner, Jeff Nuckles, tells us the origin story of the family owned and run speedway.
Segment 5: Looking Ahead | Download Segment 5
With yet another racetrack shutting down, what might be in store for motorsports? Dan and Jeff discuss the shifting trends and differing opinions surrounding the automotive world.
Segment 6: Living in a Material World | Download Segment 6
Dan expresses his concern for the motorsports industry in the face of environmental concerns and noise pollution complaints. Are the ambitions of electric car companies too outlandish for current technology and needs?
CreditsHost: Dan Longenette
Producer: Jason Masters
Production Asst: Joanne Bolden
Copy Editor: Sara Antonuccio
Contributor: Ryan Baker