Jul 27, 2022
Sonoma winner Joey Gladstone and NHRA funny car points leader
Robert Hight join host Brian Lohnes for this episode of the NHRA
Insider podcast. After an incredible race in Sonoma, Lohnes recaps
the event, its highlights, and provides some insight into not only
Sonoma but this week’s Seattle race before settling down with the
Joey Gladstone captured his first national event win in his
third straight final round by nailing a holeshot against Eddie
Krawiec in the Sonoma final. Lohnes talks to him about that event,
the weeks leading up to it, and how his career has formed him up to
rise to this occasion. This is a very personal conversation with
the brightest rising star in this class of drag racing.
Robert Hight is having one of his greatest seasons ever and it
shows no signs of letting up. While he was eliminated in the
semi-finals in Sonoma he had been on a streak of finals and wins
that have made him the points leader by a wide margin. Hight talks
about the lessons learned in 2021 and how they have translated into
the successes of 2022. It’s a cool conversation and one that will
take you inside the current successful season for JFR.
Big-time stuff happening at this time of the year and Seattle is
coming in hot!