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Race Central Podcast

Get the latest in the world of auto racing from host Kurt Hansen!
August 5, 2022

Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 1 | 08.05.22

Editor and Publisher of Sports Car Market, Keith Martin joins us in the 1st hour of Race Central with Host Kurt Hansen.   (44:02)
August 5, 2022

Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 2 | 08.05.22

Baja 1000 Winer and off road racer Cameron Steele joins us in the second hour of power.    (47:16)
July 29, 2022

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 wh...   (44:24)
July 29, 2022

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 fe...   (43:59)
July 24, 2022

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 write...   (43:46)
July 24, 2022

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.     (45:31)
July 8, 2022

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 rac...   (42:47)
July 8, 2022

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 f...   (44:05)
July 1, 2022

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 ...   (41:33)
July 1, 2022

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...   (45:23)
June 3, 2022

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, NA...   (46:05)
June 3, 2022

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 ...   (35:18)
May 30, 2022

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 N...   (49:12)
May 30, 2022

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 moto...   (43:33)
May 20, 2022

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 week...   (45:08)
May 20, 2022

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...   (46:37)
May 14, 2022

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 Dov...   (46:50)
May 14, 2022

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'...   (43:35)
May 6, 2022

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 Gr...   (44:08)
May 6, 2022

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&n...   (45:55)
April 29, 2022

Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 1 | 4/29/2022

Hour 1 of Race Central with Kurt Hansen opens up with Kurt detailing all of the motor racing news from the past week- including the results from Talladega. Later on, Kurt details the odds and everythi...   (46:59)
April 29, 2022

Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 2 | 4/29/2022

Hour 2 of Race Central fires up with more motor racing news and teases for upcoming projects from host Kurt Hansen. Shortly after updating the listeners, superstar sports car racer Tyler McQarrie join...   (43:33)
April 15, 2022

Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 1 | 4/15/2022

After a week off, today's Race Central Show kicks off with Host Kurt Hansen detailing his trip over the weekend to the Grand Prix of Long Beach where Josef Newgarden took the W. Kurt also talks NASCAR...   (45:27)
April 15, 2022

Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 2 | 4/15/2022

Hour 2 of Race Central begins with Kurt recounting Sebastien Bourdais incredible come back performance at Long Beach Grand Prix and a moment they shared together following his win. Shortly after, &ldq...   (46:09)
April 2, 2022

Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Full Show | 4/1/2022

In today's shortened Race Central show, Kurt kicks things off by giving an overview of all the motor racing news from the week and details upcoming events- particularly NASCAR at Richmond this weekend...   (01:11:30)
March 26, 2022

Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 2 | 3/25/2022

Hour two of Race Central with Kurt Hansen kicks off with a car review on the 2022 Volkswagen ID. 4. Kurt then switches gears to NHRA talk in the midst of Tony Stewart's first win. Shortly after Vegas ...   (50:09)
March 26, 2022

Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 1 | 3/25/2022

During the first hour of Race Central with Kurt Hansen, Kurt opens up the show talking about recent Indy Car news and the unfavorable conditions at The Texas Motor Speedway. Kurt also contemplates &ld...   (49:26)
March 12, 2022

Race central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 1 | 03/11/2022

During the first hour of today's Race Central show, host Kurt Hansen has NASCAR Camping World Cup Series Driver Lawless Alan back on the show where they talk Daytona and last week's race in Las Vegas....   (35:25)
March 12, 2022

Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 2 | 03/11/2022

Hour 2 of Race Central with Kurt Hansen features IMSA Radio Host Jeremy Shaw. Jeremy and Kurt talk IMSA, Rolex 24 and the treasured Road Racing Drivers Club dinner with Rick Mears. Later on we close o...   (36:55)
March 5, 2022

Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 1 | 03/04/2022

Kurt Hansen kicks off today's Race Central show telling viewers all about his trip to Phoenix where he caught the NHRA Arizona Nationals. Then, Kurt has Vegas NASCAR insider Rick Rosen on the show to preview this weekends NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Race at Las Vegas.    (35:47)
March 5, 2022

Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 2 | 03/04/2022

Kurt opens up Hour 2 of Race Central with a car review of the 2022 Acura MDX. Shortly after NHRA Pro Stock Driver Camrie Caruso joins the show to talk about her successful weekend at the NHRA Arizona Nationals, as well as the state of NHRA as it relates to societal trends.    (34:07)
February 19, 2022

Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Full Show | 02/18/2022

In today's shortened Race Central show, host Kurt Hansen previews the upcoming Daytona 500 race. Then, shortly after the top of the hour, Jesse Herrera- the assistant general manager at Podium Karting...   (52:42)
February 12, 2022

Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 1 | 02/11/2022

Today's Race Central show kicks off with host Kurt Hansen reviewing the success of the 2022 Busch Light Clash and how it will shape the persona of NASCAR for the rest of the season. Shortly after, mot...   (33:38)
February 12, 2022

Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 2 | 02/11/2022

"Photo" Joe Star joins the show during hour two of Race Central with host Kurt Hansen to chat about the World of Outlaws DIRTcar race outcome from earlier in the day. Joe gives his thoughts on the Bus...   (32:57)
February 5, 2022

Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 2 | 02/04/2022

Hour 2 of Race Central kicks off with Kurt detailing the upcoming Busch Light Clash race at the LA Coliseum which kicks off the 2022 NASCAR season. Kurt also talks about the new look of Formula 1 this...   (33:54)
February 4, 2022

Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 1 | 02/04/2022

In hour one of Race Central, host Kurt Hansen opens up the show reviewing the results from Rolex 24. He then fills listeners in on the “breaking” Floyd Mayweather news involving his new NA...   (38:07)
January 29, 2022

Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Full Show | 01/28/2022

On today's Race Central show- host Kurt Hansen opens up the hour talking about the exciting NASCAR Next Gen car testing and makeup. He also discusses the upcoming Rolex 24 race at Daytona, Kyle Busch's sensitivity training and closes out the show with a car review.    (52:42)
January 22, 2022

Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 1 | 01/21/2022

Hour one of Race Central starts off with host Kurt Hansen saying bon voyage to his 64' Falcon, which sold shortly before the start of the show. Kurt also details the upcoming Daytona 500 Monster Bash ...   (38:56)
January 22, 2022

Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 2 | 01/21/2022

In the second hour of Race Central, host Kurt Hansen chats with "PR to the Stars" Elon Werner. Elon and Kurt talk Justin Ashley and NHRA. Shortly after 2020 NHRA Rookie of the Year- Santino Ferrucci j...   (31:31)
January 15, 2022

Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 1 | 01/14/2022

Kurt opens up today's show of Race Central talking about the upcoming Chili Bowl Nationals. Next he fills listeners in on the Next Gen cars in NASCAR and a potential shortage. Later in the hour, Matt ...   (41:55)
January 15, 2022

Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 2 | 01/14/2022

In hour two of Race Central with Kurt Hansen, 2021 IMSA TCR Champion Taylor Hagler unexpectedly joins the show and talks with Kurt about her phenomenal 2021 season as well as her plans for 2022. Taylo...   (33:02)
January 8, 2022

Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 1 | 01/07/2022

Host of Race Central, Kurt Hansen, opens up today's show with a discussion about Matt DiBenedetto and the state in which he enters the new year. Kurt talks excitement over motor racing and more and mo...   (37:48)
January 8, 2022

Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 2 | 01/07/2022

Kurt opens up hour two of Race Central recalling his experience at the last Chili Bowl National. Shortly after- Joe Star joins the show for the "Local Joe Segment". Joe and Kurt talk Kyle Larson and t...   (35:00)
December 19, 2021

Race Central | Hour 1 | 12.17.2021

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December 11, 2021

Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 1 | 12.10.2021

Race Central host Kurt Hansen starts off today's show honoring Demaryius Thomas and his legacy with the Denver Broncos. Later on he talks about an upcoming F1 watch party happening later in the week. ...   (43:57)
December 11, 2021

Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 2 | 12.10.2021

To kick off Hour 2 of Race Central, Kurt talks about the upcoming final weekend of Formula One in Abu Dahbi and Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappens' race for the title. He goes on to discuss the psycho...   (34:21)
December 4, 2021

Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 1 | 12.03.2021

Host of Race Central Kurt Hansen opens up todays show reminiscing on his Thanksgiving break and excitement for an upcoming F1 race. Kurt then switches over to Indycar and talks about the amazing turn ...   (37:33)
November 23, 2021

Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Michael Lewis Interview | 11.19.21

Kurt Hansen interviews Michael Lewis.    (10:05)
November 20, 2021

Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 1 | 11.19.2021

Race Central host Kurt Hansen starts today's show off hot giving his take on Max Verstappens' recent fine. Then, 2021 NHRA Champion Ron Chapps joins the show to chat with Kurt about his recent title. ...   (38:25)
November 20, 2021

Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 2 | 11.19.2021

Kurt opens up hour two of Race Central reminiscing about accidents in the past and how Indy cars has improved immensely in safety over the past 40 years. Soon after Michael Lewis joins the show to tal...   (32:43)
November 14, 2021

Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 1 | 11.12.21

Kurt is starting his new time slot this week and has all of the racing inside info that you need to rule the water cooler! Kurt talks to Renee Brinkerhoff, the first lady of Valkyrie Motor Sports disc...   (40:40)
November 14, 2021

Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 2 | 11.12.21

Kurt kicks off hour 2 by continuing the conversation on the 'Cars & Coffee' event going down Saturday.  Kurt talks to show-regular "Photo" Joe Star to discuss what's next in NASCAR and formul...   (48:12)
November 6, 2021

Race Central With Kurt Hansen | John Force Interview | 11.05.21

Kurt Hansen interviews the legend, John Force   (07:47)
November 6, 2021

Race Central With Kurt Hansen | Lawless Allen Interview | 11.05,21

Kurt Hansen interviews Lawless Allen    (09:49)
November 6, 2021

Race Central With Kurt Hansen | Hour 2 | 11.05.21

In the second hour of today's show Kurt discusses NASCAR's final four, the big Trans AM championship, and NHRA's final portion of the season.   (27:58)
November 6, 2021

Race Central With Kurt Hansen | Hour 1 |11.05.21

Kurt has a huge first hour for you today. First he is joined by Lawless Allen who has exclusive news. Next, Cruz Pedregon joins to talk about his big win. Finally, the legend John Forces joins Kurt to close out the hour.   (55:37)
October 30, 2021

Race Central with Kurt Hansen | John Claret Interview | 10.29.21

The head man at TransAm, John Claret joins Kurt to discuss just how good his cars have been (and the racers driving them) and whats going on at TansAm!   (10:23)
October 30, 2021

Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Joe Star Interview | 10.29.21

Photo Joe Star hops on for his weekly segment talking everything racing in Colorado! Don't forget the trade show next weekend!    (12:25)
October 30, 2021

Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Chris Dyson Interview | 10.29.21

Former racing champion Chris Dyson jumps in the car with Kurt talking his comeback trail and what in store for his racing future!   (13:32)
October 30, 2021

Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 1 | 10.29.21

Kurt sets the scene in all phases in racing! From Formula1 to NASCAR!  Kurt is also joined by 2019 Champion Chris Dyson discussing what's in the future for him =!   (46:56)
October 30, 2021

Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 2 | 10.29.21

Joe Star and John Claret join Kurt during hour 2 discussing future racing events and what's going on at TransAm!   (46:09)
October 16, 2021

Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Justin Ashley Interview | 10.15.21

Kurt Hansen is joined by driver, Justin Ashley.   (04:17)
October 16, 2021

Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Danny Bullock Interview | 10.15.21

Kurt Hansen is joined by Danny Bullock of the Radford Racing School.   (12:42)
October 16, 2021

Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 2 | 10.15.21

Kurt Hansen talk Formula-1 and some big moves that might be happening. He also discusses NASCAR and the final races of the Championship Seriew before being joined by Danny Bullock of the Radford Racing School.   (01:00:02)
October 16, 2021

Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 1 | 10.15.21

In the first hour of today's show, Kurt talks about Randy Lanier, Bubba Wallace's big win, and catches up with driver, Justin Ashley.   (59:40)
October 2, 2021

Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Interview with Joe Starr | 10.01.2021

Kurt Hansen interviews Joe Starr for the Local Joes weekly segment.   (09:20)
October 2, 2021

Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Tommy Trissi Interview | 10.01.2021

Kurt Hansen interviews driver, Tommy Trissi.   (09:17)
October 2, 2021

Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 2 | 10.01.2021

In hour two Kurt interviews driver Tommy Trissi and "Photo" Jor Starr.   (59:48)
October 2, 2021

Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 1 | 10.01.2021

Today Kurt spends the first hour by recapping standings from all over the world of racing.   (01:00:13)
September 11, 2021

Race Central with Kurt Hersen | Tyler Kicera Interview | 08.27.2021

Kurt Hansen interviews driver, Tyler Kicera.   (09:51)
September 11, 2021

Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Sage Karam Interview | 08.27.2021

Kurt Hansen interviews driver, Sage Karam.   (08:00)
September 11, 2021

Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Mark Miller Interview | 08.27.2021

Kurt Hansen interviews Mark Miller.   (10:10)
September 11, 2021

Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Taylor Haggler Interview | 09.10.2021

Kurt Hansen interviews driver, Taylor Hagler.   (07:30)
September 11, 2021

Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Photo Joe Starr Interview | 09.10.2021

Kurt Hansen interviews "Photo" Joe Starr.   (09:03)
September 11, 2021

Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Lawless Allen Interview | 09.10.2021

Kurt Hansen interviews driver, Lawless Allen   (06:41)
September 11, 2021

Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Tom Kleinhart Interview | 09.10.2021

Kurt Hansen interviews Tom Kleinhart    (11:00)
September 11, 2021

Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 2 | 09.10.2021

In the second hour of today's show Kurt discusses NASCAR and much more with "Photo" Joe Starr and star driver, Taylor Hagler.   (51:40)
September 11, 2021

Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 1 | 09.10.2021

In the first hour of today's show Kurt catches up with Tom Kleinhart and Lawless Allen.   (01:02:55)
August 28, 2021

Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 2 | 08.27.21

In the second hour Kurt bring you the latest and greatest from the racing world.   (39:51)
August 28, 2021

Race Central with Kurt Hansen | Hour 1 | 08.27.21

In the first hour, Kurt is joined by Mark Miller, and gives an update on the latest in racing.   (42:48)
June 26, 2021

Race Central with Kurt Hansen Hour 2 - 06/25/2021

In hour two of Race Central, host Kurt Hansen speaks with J.K. Kelly about his new book "Deadly Driver" - a fictional story which follows a Formula One drivers life as it takes an unexpected and thril...   (45:17)
June 26, 2021

Race Central with Kurt Hansen Hour 1 - 06/25/2021

During the first hour of Race Central, Kurt Hansen speaks with Paul Dallenbach about the upcoming race Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, Race to The Clouds and track conditions as harsh weather may...   (44:04)
April 17, 2021

Race Central with Kurt Hansen Hour 1 - 04/16/2021

Kurt Hansen hosted Race Central and discussed the NASCAR tri-fecta. Hansen also discussed the halo safety feature in formula one cars and how they have saved lives since their installment. Hansen wrap...   (47:42)
April 17, 2021

Race Central with Kurt Hansen Hour 2 - 04/16/2021

Kurt Hansen hosted Race Central and talked with Tracy Renk about rodeo broadcasting and how it translated to his racing media career. Lee Spencer discussed with Hansen about racing and which NASCAR ra...   (44:37)