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PODCAST: Joe Balash Details the Return of ASA & Steve Irwin Talks Chili Bowl 2023


Detroit, MI (Tuesday, December 13, 2022) - Horsepower Happenings Season 4, Episode 44 is posted, and features two comprehensive interviews. Zach Hiser & Rich Frantz dive under the hood of the new ASA STARS National Tour and chat with a Michigan Sprint Car icon preparing to represent the great lakes state next month.


Former NASCAR Xfinity Series Director, Joe Balash, now director of the new ASA STARS National Tour joined Zach & Rich to discuss the launch of the new Super Late Model tour taking the pavement short track scene by storm. Balash recalls his time with ASA and NASCAR in the late 90s and 2000s and discusses the due diligence put forth in the formation of the new ASA STARS National Tour. The ASA STARS National Tour features a 10 race schedule in its inaugural season, opening in Pensacola, Florida on March 11th (read more).


When Steve Irwin begins packing for Tulsa this January, for the first time, he'll be loading more than just his note book and crew chief's hat. Irwin will make his Chili Bowl Nationals debut behind the wheel of a Midget on the week of January 14th at the Tulsa Expo. Irwin, a veteran open wheel racer, shares his excitement and expectations representing the State of Michigan at the famed indoor auto racing event.



The Horsepower Happenings Podcast with hosts Zach Hiser and Rich Frantz airs every Monday night at 9:00pm eastern time. Fans can listed to Horsepower Happenings on demand anytime at horsepowerhappenings.com, SoundCloud, Stitcher, Spotify and other popular audio platforms.

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