Wednesday, April 07, 2010


REMINDER (Part 1): will have four hours of exclusive live programming from Phoenix International Raceway Saturday, April 10, starting at 3 p.m. EDT (noon Pacific), leading up to the Subway Fresh Fit 600k NASCAR Sprint Cup event.

I'll host a special one-hour edition of The Race Reporters Saturday, April 10, live from PIR, starting at 4 p.m. EDT, 1 p.m. Pacific. Guests will include media covering the PIR weekend.

Popular Max Papis was the Newsmaker guest on Wednesday's The Race Reporters. He's driving the Geico Toyota in Sprint Cup and the Camping World Truck Series. Dave Kallmann and Kenny Bruce joined me for the journalists roundtable. LISTEN! It's Fun! Max wants to try dirt track and Top Fuel racing!

REMINDER (Part 2): Mark Armijo and I will have PIR coverage all this week in the Arizona Republic. I'll have notebooks starting Thursday. Look for my Q&A with Kurt Busch on Saturday. If you're not in Arizona, find our stories at . Here's a link to my Thursday notebook:

Upcoming The Race Reporters guests:
(Show is live Wednesdays at 7 p.m. EDT, downloadable, and available on-demand at no cost. Click on TRR page logo in upper right-hand column.)

April 14 -- Newsmaker: Melanie Troxel. Panelists: John Sturbin, Bobby Bennett. Plus, Peter De Lorenzo.

April 21 -- Newsmaker: Patrick Long. Panelists: Larry Edsall, Jonathan Ingram. Plus, Matt Yocum.

April 28 -- Newsmaker: Simona De Silvestro. Panelists: John Oreovicz, Jim Pedley.

[ more next week . . . ]