Episode three features the incredible 2005 IndyCar season of driver Dan Wheldon, we analyze the season as a whole, his Indianapolis 500 win, and the seasons afterwards. Hosted by Kerry Murphey and Toby Christie. (written by Toby Christie)

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Racing Legends: Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Written by Toby Christie

He’s a 15-time most popular driver in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, and he was the face of the sport through the last two decades.
Despite having the weight of the world thrown onto his shoulders after a tragic finish to the 2001 Daytona 500, this driver went on to record 50 NASCAR National Series wins through from 1998 to 2017.

He was fast on the track, but Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s legacy is more than just his race results. His popularity was a combination of his famous last name, a clean driving style, a humble personality and philanthropy.

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Racing Legends: The First Daytona 500

Written by Toby Christie

It’s the biggest race of them all. The Great American Race. The Daytona 500. Winning this one race does more than simply add a trophy to the mantle. A win in this race validates all the blood sweat and tears shed on the path to the top level of NASCAR.

It may be the biggest race of the season, but it’s also one of the wildest. Packs of three and four wide at over 200-miles-per-hour is common place, and seemingly just as common is the dreaded big one. A horrifying crash that can wipe out 10-15-20 or more cars in one fell swoop.

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