Trackside Podcast

Synopsis

The show of record for all things IndyCar. Kevin Lee is a part of both NBC Sports Network's IndyCar coverage and the IndyCar Radio Network, while Curt Cavin is now a VP at IndyCar after 30 years covering all things racing for the Indianapolis Star. Interviews with key members of the IndyCar community, and plenty of chances of listener questions and feedback.

Episodes

  • Kevin and Curt recap the historic IMS Race Weekend

    Kevin and Curt recap the historic IMS Race Weekend

    08/07/2020 Duration: 01h29min

    Tonight on Trackside with Curt Cavin and Kevin Lee, reflect on the historic Indy Car and NASCAR Race Weekend at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.  They talk about what the future could look like and if this may become a tradition at the Brickyard.  Also discussions on what the 2021 schedules could look like for Indy Car and NASCAR.  Kevin and Curt answer your twitter questions and talk about the future of F1 driver Fernando Alonso and NASCAR Cup Driver Jimmie Johnson.  Indy Car runs a doubleheader this weekend at Road America so a full preview of those two races this weekend and what the Championship Points Standings look like heading in.  

  • Donald Davidson profiles James Garner, Paul Goldsmith and more on the last July edition of the Talk of Gasoline Alley

    Donald Davidson profiles James Garner, Paul Goldsmith and more on the last July edition of the Talk of Gasoline Alley

    04/07/2020 Duration: 45min

    As we end the July edition of the Talk of Gasoline Alley, Indianapolis Motor Speedway Historian Donald Davidson is joined by Greg Rakestraw and chronicles Actor James Garner and his time in Indy, Paul Goldsmith, drivers who have run both stock cars and Indy Cars, Jim Malloy and Dale Earnhardt.  

  • Greg Rakestraw fills in for Kevin Lee and joins Curt Cavin on Race Weekend

    Greg Rakestraw fills in for Kevin Lee and joins Curt Cavin on Race Weekend

    04/07/2020 Duration: 45min

    Tonight on Trackside, Greg Rakestraw fills in for Kevin Lee and joins Curt Cavin.  Major Breaking News as Four time Brickyard 400 Champion Jimmie Johnson has tested positive for Covid 19 and will not run in the Brickyard 400 in his final full NASCAR Season. He was looking to tie Jeff Gordon as a five time winner of this race.  JR Motorsports Driver in the NASCAR Xfinity Series Justin Allgaier will fill in for Johnson on Sunday. Curt and Greg also discuss how this affects the scheduled test with Chip Ganassi Racing's Indy Car at IMS next week.  Back to this weekend, they discuss Indy Car qualifying and preview the 7th running of the GMR Grand Prix at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway this weekend.  

  • Donald Davidson remembers the late Hugh Downs and honors Kevin Calabro on the Talk of Gasoline Alley

    Donald Davidson remembers the late Hugh Downs and honors Kevin Calabro on the Talk of Gasoline Alley

    03/07/2020 Duration: 43min

    Tonight on the Talk of Gasoline Alley with Indianapolis Motor Speedway Historian Donald Davidson and Kevin Lee.  Tonight on the show, Donald remembers Hugh Downs, who passed away today, and his time at the Speedway.  Also they discuss former host of the show Kevin Calabro, who announced he is stepping away as the Play by Play TV Voice for the Portland Trail Blazers.  Also Donald talks about Lou Parks, Johnny Carson, Johnny Mantz and more. 

  • NBC Pit Reporter Marty Snider joins Trackside to preview the Historic Doubleheader Race Weekend

    NBC Pit Reporter Marty Snider joins Trackside to preview the Historic Doubleheader Race Weekend

    03/07/2020 Duration: 46min

    On this edition of Trackside with Curt Cavin and Kevin Lee, NBC Pit Reporter Marty Snider joins the show to preview the Historic Indy Car and NASCAR Doubleheader this weekend at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.  Marty also gets into his sons Nascar Xfinity Season and what he thinks about the Indy Road Course.  Curt and Kevin and Curt also discuss what the heat this weekend may do to the cars especially with the new aeroscreen.  Also Top Gun Racing looks to take part in three Indy Car races in 2020 with driver RC Enerson.  

  • Donald Davdson talks about Eddie Johnson, Marshall Teague and more on the Talk of Gasoline Alley

    Donald Davdson talks about Eddie Johnson, Marshall Teague and more on the Talk of Gasoline Alley

    02/07/2020 Duration: 51min

    Tonight on the Talk of Gasoline Alley, Indianapolis Motor Speedway Historian Donald Davidson tells stories about Eddie Johnson, Marshall Teague, Rene Dreyfus and more in their Indianapolis 500 careers. Marshall Teague was also a founding member of NASCAR.  

  • Jade Gurss Author of John Andrettis Book Joins Tracksdie with Curt Cavin and Kevin Lee

    Jade Gurss Author of John Andretti's Book Joins Tracksdie with Curt Cavin and Kevin Lee

    02/07/2020 Duration: 51min

    Today on Trackside as Race Weekend Approaches, Kevin Lee and Curt Cavin are joined by the Author of John Andretti's Book Jade Gurss to talk about John's career and life in Motorsports.  Curt and Kevin also talk about the future of an Indy Car-NASCAR Doubleheader and also where in the schedule the Brickyard 400, Xfinity race and Indy Car Road Race may fall on future schedules.   

  • IMS Museum Curator Mike Thomsen joins Donald and Kevin to look back at Monza 1958

    IMS Museum Curator Mike Thomsen joins Donald and Kevin to look back at Monza 1958

    01/07/2020 Duration: 46min

    It is a special edition of the Talk of Gasoline Alley with Indianapolis Motor Speedway Historian Donald Davidson and Kevin Lee.  The Curator of Media and Historical Archives for the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum Mike Thomsen joins the show to talk about live radio coverage of Monza 1958 that was found and refurbished.  They also discuss Bob Laycock's time at IMS Museum and Bobby Johns attempt in the sidecar for the 1964 Indianapolis 500.   

  • Mike Shank and AJ Allmendinger join Kevin and Curt on Trackside

    Mike Shank and AJ Allmendinger join Kevin and Curt on Trackside

    01/07/2020 Duration: 51min

    Tonight on Trackside with Curt Cavin and Kevin Lee, co owner of Meyer-Shank Racing Mike Shank joins the show to talk about his Indy Car team as they prepare for the GMR Grand Prix at Indianapolis and also his IMSA Program gets ready for Daytona on Saturday night.  He discusses surving the pandemic as a business.  IMSA Driver and part time analyst AJ Allmendinger joins the show to talk about getting ready for the first NASCAR Xfinity Race at IMS this weekend.  Kevin and Curt discuss the unveil of Fernando Alonso's car for the 104th running of the Indianapolis 500 in August as well as get into the Chip Ganassi Racing test next week with Jimmie Johnson.  Also could the Indy Car and NASCAR Tripleheader remain on the schedule at Indianapolis in the future and if so when in the calendar year?

  • Jack McGrath, Bobby Allison and more discussed on The Talk of Gasoline Alley with Donald Davidson

    Jack McGrath, Bobby Allison and more discussed on The Talk of Gasoline Alley with Donald Davidson

    30/06/2020 Duration: 48min

    Tonight on the Talk of Gasoline Alley with Donald Davidson and Kevin Lee to start GMR Grand Prix and Brickyard week.  IMS Historian Donald Davidson chronicles former drivers Jack McGrath and Bobby Allison during their runs at the Indianapolis 500.  They also get into endurance testing and racing and talk about the 1961 24 hour test and could their be another 24 hour race at the Speedway in the future.   

  • Nathan Brown Indy Star Reporter for Indy Car joins Trackside

    Nathan Brown Indy Star Reporter for Indy Car joins Trackside

    30/06/2020 Duration: 50min

    Tonight on Trackside as a historic race week gets underway in Indianapolis leading into the GMR Grand Prix Indy Car race, Pennzoil 150 NASCAR Xfinity Race and the Brickyard 400.  Tonight on the show with Curt Cavin and Kevin Lee, they are joined by new Indy Car reporter for the Indy Star Nathan Brown to talk about the 50% capacity for the Indianapolis 500 announcement, how will that look and what about a local blackout in August.  Kevin and Curt talk about 7x NASCAR Cup Champion Jimmie Johnson testing a Chip Ganassi Indy Car next week at IMS.  

  • Vince Welch and Tim Cindric join Curt and Kevin on Trackside

    Vince Welch and Tim Cindric join Curt and Kevin on Trackside

    24/06/2020 Duration: 01h30min

    Tonight on Trackside with Curt Cavin and Kevin Lee, the big news story of the day is the FBI Investigation and NASCAR's reaction regarding the noose that turned out to be a rope handle in Bubba Wallace's garage.  NASCAR on Fox's Vince Welch joins the show to talk about that, the NASCAR community rallying around Bubba Wallace and the fight against racism.  They also briefly discuss the big NASCAR and Indy Car 4th of July weekend at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.  Team Penske's Tim Cindric joins the show and talks about the first Race Day of the year and the logistics around the one day show and also how the race team and shop are handling the safety of crew members during the Pandemic.  They also talk about Roger Penske and his ownership of Indy Car and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.  Also on the show tonight, Kevin and Curt give their thoughts on NASCAR and the fight against racism in the light of the Talladega situation.  They also talk about Indiana native Justin Hayley getting his first Xfinity Serie

  • Zach Veach joins Kevin Lee and Curt Cavin this week on Trackside

    Zach Veach joins Kevin Lee and Curt Cavin this week on Trackside

    17/06/2020 Duration: 01h32min

    Tonight on Trackside with Curt Cavin and Kevin Lee, Andretti Autosport Driver Zach Veach joins the show to recap Texas and start looking towards the GMR Grand Prix of Indianapolis on the 4th of July.  He talked about the first race with the new aeroscreen on the front of the cars and how it affected him and other drivers in the race.  Kevin and Curt discuss the Road America Runoffs, go through the box score from the Genesys 300 at Texas, James Davison making his NASCAR debut at Talladega this weekend, the possibility of Ferrari joining the Indy Car Series and could their be a Nashville Street Race for Indy Car and or IMSA.  They also get into the news regarding Jackson Lee (Kevin's son) and his races at Road America last weekend and more.   

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