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Bench Racing Weekend-March 13-14, 2015

Taking place at the Crown Plaza Hotel. Go to http://www.indybrw.com for more info and to purchase tickets. Many of these events are FREE!  Bundle up and come on out. I was honored to be asked to moderate the Bob Harkey interview Friday night:) Below is my talk with Chuck Shuman. We discuss the BRW, the […]

November 25, 2014-Paul Page Interview

Follow this link to my web site to listen to an entertaining conversation with Paul Page   http://www.davethekingwilson.com  

October 21, 2014-Davey Hamilton

From my weekly show at http://www.davethekingwilson.com Davey talks about his driving plans, his son’s plans, his thoughts on the Verizon IndyCar Series, his faith and he tells one of my all time favorite racing stories. BTW:The pix of Davey’s these 2 cars on track at the same time is photshoped:)  

August 15, 2014 Marie Hall

I’m doing a one hour weekly show that can heard on my web site http://www.davethekingwilson.com This week I talk with Marie Hall, owner of “Three Sisters and a Trunk” on Main Street in Speedway, IN. and wife of 2 time Indy Starter Norm Hall. Listen as she tells us how Norm explained racing to her […]

February 11, 2013-Davey Hamilton’s story about AJ Foyt and George Snider

I recorded this at Brad Armstrong’s campaign fund raiser in April 2012. Brads a Sprint car driver and has a Garage door service and sales business. http://www.armstronggaragedoors.com/ Davey tells us a tale about driving for AJ in the IndyCar Series and George Snider in the Silver Crown Series and a race weekend in Texas and […]

January 17, 2013-Soccer Day at the Speedway

Yesterday 4 young soccer players came to the Speedway in a promotional event. The players hope to be taken in the MLS draft and possibly play on a team to begin operation in Indianapolis in 2014. But at the track, they had to take on Graham Rahal, Simona de Silvestro and Josef Newgarden. Here are […]

December 5, 2012-Jim Hurtubise Happy Birthday

Born today in 1932 in North Tonawanda, NY. Herk passed away January 6, 1989 in Port Arthur, TX. He is interned at Crown Hill Cemetary in Indianapolis. Calling Jim “colorful” doesn’t do justice to this open wheel phenom.  Ten Indy starts with 2 of them from the front row. When he came to the Speedway […]

October 30, 2012-Tony Bettenhausen Jr Happy Birthday

What a nice guy. In 1973 Butch Meyer and I went over to the trailer where Tony was living. He had just returned from running several NASCAR Sprint Cup races and was turing his attention back to Midgets and IndyCars. That night, Tony said he was going to show us what they drank down south, […]

October 3, 2012-AJ Watson interview

This was done on his 85th birthday back in 2009. Great man:) Find out more at  http://www.ajwatsonroadster.com/

September 28, 2012-Rodger Ward’s winners rings

One day in the media center I was talking with Rodger Ward Jr and somehow the subject of his Dad’s 2 Indy 500 winners rings came up. He was kind enough to show them to me. Rodger Ward was my favorite driver growing up because he was a winner but also because he would attend […]