Welcome back to Behind the Wheel. Those who are enjoying our stories with speed demons on two wheels will want to tune in to our latest episode. If you have been following this column for the last few years, you will probably be familiar with the name Valerie Thompson.
Those who enjoyed our last episode of Behind the Wheel will be excited to know that we are once again enjoying a speed related story on two wheels. But while North Carolina native Garrett Robertson enjoys time on his bike in the back woods, our latest guest enjoys taking her 1956 BMW R60 – Class PPC-650 as fast as she can on the famed Bonneville Salt Flats.
When you think about racing, what comes to mind? Is it big stock cars going around an asphalt track for hundreds of miles? Maybe you think of large nitrous vehicles going hundreds of miles an hour down a mile-long drag strip? How about racing on two wheels on a treacherous wooded trail?
J.R. Todd is accustomed to succeeding where it’s unexpected.
While many of us are familiar with drag and circle track racing, your friends here at RacingJunk.com have yet to slip Behind The Wheel with a unique driver like Brendon Raymondi.
We recently caught up to a popular Funny Car driver to find out how he drove his way to the big leagues of the NHRA and how certain people in his life gave him the direction and passion to get there.
As the drag racing season jumps back into high gear, we’re excited to celebrate by slipping Behind The Wheel with some of this sport’s most inspiring drivers – like rising drag racing star Sarah Moldenhauer.
What better way to kick off what we hope will be an unforgettable season than by talking to a driver who can keep each one of his fellow drivers – as well as the rest of our fans out there – motivated to push through anything that may hold them back?
Tune in to the Behind The Wheel podcast to learn how 2017 Battle of the Builders winner Troy Trepanier and his staff were able to bring home the win with their 1929 Ford Model A Tudor.
I got to sit down and talk for a few minutes with Don Schumacher Racing’s Leah Pritchett this week at the 2017 SEMA Show in Las Vegas.