Monday Night 9:00pm eastern
Hosts Zach Hiser & Rich Frantz
Weekly Podcast highlighting Midwest Motorsports
news with featured guests and industry insight


Keep up on the latest Happenings from around the motorsports industry including NASCAR, ARCA, CRA, World of Outlaws, American Ethanol and more.  Enjoy exclusive interviews with members of the motorsports community including Promoters, Owners, Drivers and others.  Join the conversation on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter using the #HPHPodcast and tune in every Monday night at 9:00 P.M. EST. 


Monday, May 25 - Happy Memorial Day! We'll be back next week!






March 30, 2020

Quarantine Competition - Racing Through a Pandemic

Steve Dorer & Rusty Schlenk

S2 E15: Former Coldwater, MI native Steve Dorer spends his winters in Florida, racing his template late models and organizing the season for the Wheel Man Sportsman Series. He tells us what it was like to get his series back to the race track at 4-17 Motor Speedway. Then, multi-time UMP National Champion, Rusty Schlenk shares what it was like to race at Federated Auto Parts Speedway in Pevely, MO.

May 4, 2020

Checking In

Ray Morneau & Tim Frost

S2 E14: AFter a track championship with the Street Stocks at Flat Rock Speedway in 2017, Ray Morneau returned to Canada to race Pro Late Models. Zach and Rich check in on his career. Then, as the man behind the National Speedway Directory among many other titles, Tim Frost knows a thing or two about motorsports, and what makes it tick. He shares his thoughts.

April 27, 2020

Youth Movement

Katie Hettinger & Chase Burda

S2 E13: There is no question that the next chapter in auto racing is on their way through the ranks now. 12 year old Katie Hettinger is preparing for a Championship run with the Victory Custom Trailers CRA Junior Late Model Series. Meanwhile, Chase Burda is fresh off his Championship winning season, and looks for success with the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour.

April 20, 2020

Behind the Lens

Jeff Converse

S2 E12: From California to Michigan and across the United States, Jeff Converse discusses what he has witnessed behind the camera from Butler Motor Speedway in 1999 to the Chili Bowl Nationals and Knoxville Speedway 20 years later.

April 13, 2020

Real World Products

Jeff Striegle & Lucas Hubbell

S2 E11: Grand Rapids, Michigan's Jeff Striegle talks about his road to working with the Motor Racing Network and remembers his work with Racing Awareness. Then, Hasting Modified racer, Luke Hubbell discusses his new line of work with his business, Hubbco.

April 6, 2020

The Making & Telling of History

Gary Lindahl & Garrett Smithley

S2 E10: Michigan Motorsports Hall of Fame announcer, Gary Lindahl shares his stories from decades of work at Michigan area speedways. Plus, NASCAR Cup Series driver, Garrett Smithley discusses racing for an under-funded team and his recent iRacing success.

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