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Dodge GarageCast: The Hornet R/T Experience

Another episode of DodgeGarage's all-new podcast is here! This episode, hosted by Hemming's Mike Musto, is a deep dive into the Dodge Hornet R/T. Musto welcomes guest Kevin Wesley of Wesley Motorsports, who has recent experience with the Hornet in Musto's A Swarm of One series on YouTube. The pair is also joined by a few familiar names and big personalities from the Dodge Enthusiast Tour - if anyone knows Dodge, power and the Brotherhood of Muscle - it's this group of misfits that travel nationwide all year long to spread Dodge cheer. After each getting behind the wheel of the Hornet, they've come together to talk about the experience that left them, well, mostly surprised. Give it a listen to find out why you should give the most powerful compact utility vehicle in the segment a chance! Plus, let us know in the comments if you recognize some of these voices from Dodge events near you.

Dodge GarageCast: Kurt Johnson

Welcome to the latest episode of Dodge GarageCast! Mamba Smith welcomes special guest Kurt Johnson, owner of Total Venue Concepts and motorsports veteran. Johnson has been in the industry for 25 years and a track specialist for the better part of a decade, working closely with teams like Tony Stewart Racing (TSR). Tune in right here for insights on NHRA track operations, plus an inside scoop on what it's like to work with TSR and to be behind the scenes of the 2023 Challenger SRT® Demon 170 launch. Let us know in the comments who you'd like to see on the podcast next!

Dodge GarageCast Matt Hagan 2023 NHRA Season Win

Welcome to the all-new Dodge GarageCast where we will sit down with different guests to talk shop about all sorts of different topics. From motorsports to Dodge product, there's no shortage of topics to talk about and we plan on covering the gammit. So grab your favorite drink, slide into your favorite chair and listen in as we talk to 4-time World Funny Car Champion Matt Hagan. On the heels of winning the 2023 NHRA Funny Car season for the 4th time, Matt shares his successes, losses and what his plans are for the future.

Track Bound Episode 3: Road vs. Track

The TSR crew talks about the difference between working on a daily driver compared to a top fuel and funny car. Fine-tuning these monsters to barrel down the track at 4 seconds is what these guys specialize in.

Track Bound Episode 2: One Team All Team

Tony Stewart Racing's mantra..."One Team All Team".

Track Bound Episode 1: The Last Dance At Bandimere

Tony Stewart Racing conquers the mountain for the last NHRA race at Bandimere Speedway.

Bandimere Speedway: 65 Years On The Mountain

One man's vision on the side of a mountain in Morrison, Colorado turned into 65 years of racing memories that fans, drivers and teams will never forget. The Bandimere family takes us back to what started out as a dream and turned into one of the most coveted race tracks in drag racing history.

65 Years on the Mountain Preview

65 nitro-fueled years have come to an end, but the memories and legacy will forever remain at Bandimere Speedway.

Graduation Day

Matthew Tomko is a college student studying Mechanical Engineering and is ready to graduate to the big leagues of quarter-mile competition and race in NHRA’s Factory Stock Showdown class in his shiny new supercharged, Go Mango Challenger Drag Pak.

Welborn 1970 HEMI Charger

Persistence pays off for Tim and the Welborn Car Museum. The 1970 Charger Tim has been trying to get in his collection finally makes it's way home.


The TSR team heads south for the next stop in the Countdown to the Championship. Kurt Johnson talks track conditions at the Texas Motorplex that the team will face this weekend during the NHRA FallNationals in Dallas Texas.

Quick Hits NHRA Midwest Nationals.mp4

The TSR team is in St. Louis where the weather this weekend is perfect for drag racing. This particular track has something the drivers need to hone in on and Kurt Johnson lets us in on it.


Kurt Johnson takes us through track conditions before the TSR team battles the competition at NHRA Carolina Nationals.

Kurt Johnson on NHRA Reading, PA

Kurt Johnson is getting the TSR team ready for the Pep Boys NHRA Nationals this weekend in Reading, PA.

Quick Hits NHRA US Nationals

Kurt Johnson from TSR tells us how the track is prepped for the upcoming Dodge Power Brokers US Nationals. After all, traction is key!

Quick Hits Kurt Johnson Brainerd International Raceway

Kurt Johnson from TSR fills us in on track conditions coming into the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals race this weekend

Quick Hits Kurt Johnson Brainerd

Kurt Johnson gives us the lowdown on expected track conditions this weekend at Brainerd International Raceway

Fast & Curious: What is the Best Part of Your Job?

What would your favorite part of being a pro Dodge Thrill Ride driver be? It's an easy answer for them!

Fast & Curious: How Do Drivers Get Their Jobs?

What do you think it takes to be a pro Dodge Thrill Ride driver?

How-To Change Your Brake Pads

We get asked this a lot! SRTMush shows you exactly how to change your brake pads

Fast & Curious: How Long Do You Keep the Cars?

How long do you think the Dodge Thrill Ride cars are on tour for? The pro drivers have the answer!

A Quick Hit: 2021 Roadkill Nights Powered by Dodge

Roadkill Nights was the event of the summer; here's what it was all about!

How-To: Change Your Fuel Injectors

We get asked this a lot! SRTMush shows you exactly how to change your fuel injectors

Fast & Curious: How Often Do You Service the Vehicles?

Ever wonder how often the vehicles get serviced? The pro Dodge Thrill Ride drivers have the answer!

Fast & Curious: How Many Tires Do You Go Through?

Ever wonder how many tires the pro Dodge Thrill Ride drivers go through? There's a math equation for that!

Weekend Warriors

Weekend Warriors: Seth

Seth learned the word "Mopar" before most. Now, he's putting the spirit of the brand into action at the track.

Weekend Warriors: Dale

Dale knew he had to have the Dodge Challenger SRT Demon. Now, he’s running the third-fastest in the world.

Weekend Warriors: Champ

Champ has taken his first-ever pass down a drag strip. Now, he’s setting his racing goals for the future.

Weekend Warriors: Laura

The desire to go fast is in Laura’s DNA, and so is the desire to learn new tips and gain new friends at NMCA.

Weekend Warriors: Charlie

Charlie loved getting behind the wheel of his Dodge vehicle and he’s re-vamped it with a new graphics package.

Weekend Warriors: Kristena

Kristena really got into drag racing in her teens. Now, she’s a member of a car club and making passes at NMCA races.

Weekend Warriors: Robert

Robert has always been a Dodge car owner, but never got the chance to race…until now!

Weekend Warriors: Tim

As Tim got further into his love of vehicles and racing, he's seen that constantly learning is more important than always winning.

Weekend Warriors: Dave

Dave was raised on muscle cars and he hasn’t strayed from the enthusiast community.

Weekend Warriors: Roosevelt

Roosevelt vowed to get a car in the future that would dominate the drag racing scene – and he did.

Weekend Warriors: Lindsay

Lindsay got behind the wheel for the first time and fell in love with the sport. She’s just getting started!

Weekend Warriors: Dan Sr.

Dan Sr.’s love for cars started early in life. His vehicle has changed over the years, but his spirit hasn’t.

Weekend Warriors: Dan Jr.

Dan Jr. has always had a need to go fast. Aiming for his personal best, he hits up every NMCA race he can!

Weekend Warriors: Chad

Chad was hooked on racing after he first visited the track. He’s one of the few banging gears in a manual!

Weekend Warriors: Trevor

Trevor purchased his dream car, got behind the wheel for the first time at the track and the rest is history.

Weekend Warriors: Tony

The smell of burning rubber, the rush of adrenaline and the friendships have Anthony hooked on drag racing.

Weekend Warriors: Mark

Mark is a self-proclaimed speed junkie. After some friends took him to a drag strip to race, he was in love.

Weekend Warriors: Joe

Bonding with his dad in the garage sparked Joe’s passion for cars. He’s now the proud owner of one badass ride.

Weekend Warriors: Jessica

Jessica loves her car so much, she parked her Italian racing bike and went full-on performance racing cars.

Weekend Warriors: Wade

Wade not only likes the thrill of racing but also the camaraderie within the Dodge enthusiast community.

Weekend Warriors: Marty

Marty proves it’s never too late to develop a passion for muscle cars and get involved in drag racing!

Weekend Warriors: James

James saw his dream car at an auction and knew it could be both his daily driver and a beast on the drag strip!

Weekend Warriors: Matt

Matt’s love for racing muscle was passed down from his dad. When he’s not at the track, he’s at his garage!

Weekend Warriors: Chuck

A lifelong Dodge fan, Chuck has been racing these badass muscle machines since he was old enough to drive.

Weekend Warriors: The Smiths

Drag racing runs in the family. Check out this father-son racing duo!

The Rundown

The Rundown: Jack Beckman - NHRA Gatornationals

From his first race DNQ to his first win, Jack Beckman is looking for his next trophy at Gainesville.

The Rundown: Jack Beckman - NHRA US Nationals

Like all drivers, Jack Beckman isn't content with winning the NHRA US Nationals just once.

The Rundown: Matt Hagan - Arizona Nationals

With the track resurfaced, will Matt repeat the win lights this year?

The Rundown: Leah Pritchett - Winternationals

Leah Pritchett previews the first race of the 2020 drag racing season.

Chasing the Title

Chasing the Title: Season 2: Leah Pritchett - Perfection

Leah Pritchett knows it takes relentless focus for the team to achieve perfection.

Chasing the Title: Season 2 - Trailer

Season 2 goes behind the scenes with Don Schumacher Racing.

Chasing the Title: Season 2: Matt Hagan - The Mind Game

Matt Hagan focuses on training his mind to be prepared for every opportunity.

Chasing the Title: Season 2: Jack Beckman - The Roots

Jack Beckman: driver, historian and fan.

Chasing the Title: Season 2: Mike Rossey + Eric Cunningham - SRT Drag Pak Support

The progression of the Drag Pak.

Chasing the Title: Season 2: Mike Lewis - Puzzles

Adapt your thinking to turn the individual pieces into the big picture.

Chasing the Title: Season 2: Allen Johnson + Geoff Turk - Factory Stock

Factory Stock drivers talk tuning.

Chasing the Title: Season 2: Tony Schumacher - Trophies

The trophies you've really earned are the ones that shine.

Chasing the Title: Season 2: Ron Capps - Don vs. Don

Ron Capps has worked with both of drag racing's infamous Dons - Prudhomme and Schumacher.

Chasing the Title: Season 2: A Lesson on Winning

The name of the game is consistency.

Chasing the Title: Season 1: Leah Pritchett

Behind the scenes with Leah Pritchett and TF4.

Chasing the Title: Season 1: Don Schumacher / DSR

Behind the scenes with Don Schumacher.

Chasing the Title: Season 1: The Crew

Behind the scenes with the TF4 crew.