Making Laps

Making Laps

By Brent Gleason
New England regional podcast covering local, national, and international motorsports topics.
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Ep. 10- The Daytona Drama
In this episode, host Brent Gleason is joined in studio by his wife Megan McGory-Gleason for a racer's wife perspective, and via phone by co-host Phil Jacques. They discuss the frightening incident Ryan Newman and Corey Lajoie had in the final turn of the Daytona 500, recap all the races and news stories that surrounded all the races at Daytona, and recap all the winners and champions from the 9 nights of racing at New Symrna Speedway for their World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing. This one gets lengthy, but it dives deep into a lot of racing topics! Find us on Instagram @makinglapspodcast, on Facebook.com/makinglapspodcast, and links to all our listening platforms at www.gleasonbrosracing.com. We are available on Apple, Google, Spotify, Stitcher, and Anchor podcasts! Subscribe on the platform of your choice, like, share, and give us a rating, help us promote the podcast by liking, commenting, and sharing on social media!
1:43:11
February 19, 2020
Ep. 9- Not Another iRacing Debate...
In this episode, hosts Brent and Jesse Gleason discuss: -The new iRacing sponsorship deal and why real racers harbor angst over eRacing -We give long time co-host Phil Jacques his own lap and discuss his Speedweeks and the importance of perseverance -And finally we preview the Daytona 500 by going over the silly season driver and team changes to get everyone up to speed on who's in what car. You can find us on social media at facebook.com/makinglapspodcast and on Instagram at @makinglapspodcast We are available on Apple, Google, Spotify, Stitcher, and our hosting platfrom Anchor podcasts. You can find all the links to these listening platforms at www.gleasonbrosracing.com Like, share, subscribe, rate, do whatever you can to help us make this podcast grow! 
1:07:15
February 10, 2020
Ep. 8- Hello Florida
This week, host Brent Gleason and co-hosts Jesse Gleason and Phil Jacques (calling in from Florida) discuss this weeks hot topics: -We look back on John Andretti's career and discuss his legacy -We preview the TC Drive For Safety Initiative at Stafford Motor Speedway -For the second half, we head down to Florida and preview the World Series at New Smynra -And finally we dive into how a YouTube star and automotive enthusiast's purchase of a Florida circle track can be a turning point in short track racing.  Find us on Instagram @makinglapspodcast, on Facebook at facebook.com/makinglapspodcast, and all the platform links are available at www.gleasonbrosracing.com
53:44
February 3, 2020
Ep. 7- We Save NASCAR
In this episode, Host Brent Gleason, along with fill in co-host and brother Jesse Gleason call MLP's "man on assignment" at the Rolex 24 at Daytona, Phil Jacques for tips on how to party for 24 hours. The guys discuss rule changes made to NASCAR's Xfinity and Truck series pit road procedures, the new Cup series short track and road course package, and come up with ideas that will literally SAVE NASCAR. We also talk about Kevin Harvick testing Ryan Preece's modified at Martinsville, Kyle Larson winning the Chili Bowl, and why people on the internet are idiots for thinking they shouldn't be allowed to race whenever they want. We are available on Apple, Google, Spotify, Stitcher, and Anchor podcasts! Subscribe to us on any of those for the most recent episodes! Give us a review and feedback to help make the show better! Follow us on Instagram @makinglapspodcast, on Facebook at facebook.com/makinglapspodcast, and find links to all the listening platforms at www.gleasonbrosracing.com
1:00:28
January 26, 2020
Ep.6- "The Show" w/ Sid Dimaggio and Sean Foster
Brent and co-host Phil Jacques sit down with Tom "Sid" Dimaggio and Sean Foster (Short Track Racer) to discuss the history of Vault Productions and preview "The Show", a web based reality video series following four SK Modified drivers racing at Stafford Motor Speedway in the 2019 season. Follow us on Instagram @makinglapspodcast, at facebook.com/makinglapspodcast, and find all the links to the listening platforms at www.gleasonbrosracing.com! Give us a like, share, subscribe, rate, do anything you can to help us grow and try to promote short track racing!
1:12:20
January 18, 2020
Ep.5- The Crate Debate (w/ Jesse Gleason and Patrick Thomas)
It's our first Special! In this episode, host Brent Gleason, co-host Phil Jacques, and guests include multi-time feature winner and Sportsman veteran Jesse Gleason, and calling in from Florida is Wheel Man Racing Series champion and Florida Sportsman ace Patrick Thomas!  We dive deep into the topic of crate engines and their impact on grassroots racing, and give our opinion as to how we think we can make racing more competitive, and fair. Find us on Apple, Google, Spotify, Stitcher, and Anchor podcasts! Hit subscribe and give us a 5 star review! Follow us on Instagram @makinglapspodcast, and at Facebook.com/makinglapspodcast Find show links to your favorite streaming platform at www.gleasonbrosracing.com
1:06:31
January 12, 2020
Ep. 4- NLaro in Studio (w/Nicole Larose)
Brent and Co-host Phil Jacques are back with their first guest, Nicole Larose stops by the studio to cover her recent NLaro Photo Sponsorship Contest drawing and her new position at the Tri-Track Modified Series. -Brent makes a few backtracks and gets philosophical about his Thompson Speedway comments from last week, - We talk about the progress being made and possible future plans at the New London-Waterford Speedbowl, - We find out why Nicole blocked Phil on Twitter... Like us on Instagram @makinglapspodcast, and find us at facebook.com/makinglapspodcast Visit www.gleasonbrosracing.com for all the links to major podcast sites we are featured on! Like, share, subscribe, and give us a 5 star rating and review so we can continue to grow! 
57:28
January 6, 2020
Ep. 3- Cue the Hate Mail (w/ Phil Jacques)
Brent has a co-host this week! Phil Jacques stops by the "studio" to chat about the recent Thompson Speedway announcements, iRacing, and race car raffles. Prepare yourselves for controversy, and don't forget to Subscribe, rate, like, comment, share, whatever you want to do. Contact us to get involved! Host: Brent Gleason- @brentgleason01 on Twitter and Instagram, Gleason Bros. Racing on Facebook Co-Host: Phil Jacques- @pjacquesracing on Twitter and Instagram, and Phil Jacques Racing on Facebook
1:31:44
December 29, 2019
Ep. 2- The Christmas (not very) Special
This week IT'S CHRISTMAS! Brent discusses the passing of Junior Johnson, racers favorite Christmas presents, Kyle Larson's Gateway Dirt victory and why cup drivers dabble in short tracks, and technical rumors around the Next Generation Cup series car. Get in on the discussion on Twitter and Instagram by DM'ing Brent at @brentgleason01, and hope there's a new page up for the show soon.
27:31
December 23, 2019
Ep. 1- The Pilot Episode!
Welcome to the Making Laps podcast! On this inaugural episode, we dive into topics from the PRI show, to local Southern New England racing news, to the passing of an industry legend. Tell your friends, subscribe, and share! Get involved on the conversation by contacting the host, Brent Gleason, on Twitter and Instagram at @brentgleason01
41:01
December 18, 2019