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Tune in to The Dirt Show on KOWZ 100.9 FM every Saturday night at 11:00 pm (April-October). Host, Klane Dushek, brings you interviews with the stars of dirt track racing from across the country, as well as weekly updates on the Southern Minnesota & Upper Midwest dirt racing scene.

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Air Date: 07/24/2021
Guests: Dwaine Hanson, Late Model/Mod driver

Sponsors: Mississippi Thunder Speedway, Aero Racing Wheels, Cookies Sauces & Seasonings



Air Date: 07/17/2021
Guests: Jeff Larson, Stock Car driver

Sponsors: Pulver Towing, Kossuth County Speedway, and Medieval Chassis


Air Date: 07/10/2021
Guests: Tony Rialson, Sport Mod driver

Sponsors: Cookies BBQ Sauce, Salute to Veterans, Youth Racers of America


Air Date: 07/03/2021
Guests: Troy Swearingen, Stock Car driver

Sponsors: Pulver Towing, CS Customs, and the ARCA Menards Racing Series



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Stock Car driver #7L Jeff Larson

Sport Mod driver Tony Rialson

Stock Car driver Troy Swearingen

Modified driver Ashley Mehrwerth

Tribute to Sprint Car legend Thad Dosher

We are saddened to learn that recent Dirt Show guest Thad Dosher, winner of both the Knoxville Nationals and IMCA Championship, has died. Thad was a legend in open wheel race cars and we feel blessed to have been able to interview him. You can read more about Thad Dosher's life and racing career here. And in case you missed our interview with Thad back in May, you can listen to it right here: Thad Dosher interview

Images courtesy of the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum

Sprint Car driver Natalie Klemko

Randy Winter: 40 Years in Racing

Congratulations to driver Randy Winter (Winnebago, MN), who is celebrating his 40th season in a race car this year. Way to go, Randy!

Pure Stock driver Kyndra Guttormson

Medieval/DeVilbiss Modified Chassis Auction Coming This Fall

Medieval Chassis of Mankato has teamed up with Devilbiss Chassis out of New Mexico to build the ultimate modified chassis! Valued at over $7,000, we will be auctioning one off at the end of this racing season in the KOWZ & KRUE Big Deals store.

Stay tuned to the Dirt Show for more details!

Cookies Sauces and Seasonings

National Sprint Car Hall of Fame

Midwest Collision

International Steel Erectors

Medieval Chassis

Extreme Powder Coating

French's Repair and Fabrication

Lodermeier’s Inc.

Chateau Speedway

Huset's Speedway

Huset's Speedway

Mississippi Thunder Speedway

Kossuth County Speedway

Deer Creek Speedway

Arlington Raceway

I-94 Speedway - Fergus Falls, MN

Granite City Speedway

Viking Speedway

Ogilvie Raceway

Murray County Speedway

KRA Speedway

Worthington Speedway

Sports Park Raceway

Madison Speedway

UMSS Series

Mid-American Renegade Sprint Car Series

Batwing Chassis - Outlaw Mini Mod Series

Atwater Karting Speedway

Toner's Lake Karting

Blooming Prairie R/C Park

Kossuth County Agriculture & Motorsports Museum

Aero Race Wheels

Miner's Outdoor Rec - Blooming Prairie

Sign Pro

Altenburg Equipment

Youth Racers of America

Dirtrack RacecarsIowa Hall of Fame and Racing Museum

NAPA of Owatonna

Sorenson's Appliance Service

Cole's Electric

Skjeveland Enterprises

Wehrs Machine

P Won Performance

Baier's Engine Service

VP Racing Fuels

Schuster's Pressure Washer Sales

West Racing

Fast Shafts - Des Moines, IA

JJ Wise Auctioneering

Misgen Auto Parts

Severson Oil Company

Bulldog Coatings

Wolff & Son's Yard Services

Auto Trim Design

CS Customs

Hitch Doc - Jackson, MN

Foam Craft Packaging

Nasco Equipment

Trimble's Cycle Center

Snow's Classic Cars

Fairmont Racing Archives

Sprint Car & Midget Magazine

Teejay's California Clean

Kevko Racing Oil Pans

Race Photos by Missy

West Racing

Southern MN Mopar Mafia

JB Dist. CO. Inc. / Gillund Enterprises

Small Town Big Deal: America's TV Show

Open Wheel 101

Hinchman Racing Uniforms


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KOWZ 100.9 FM

KRUE 92.1 FM

KFOW News Talk 1170

KFOW News Talk 1170

KNXR 97.5 FM

KKOJ 1190 AM

KKOJ Jackson

KWLM 1340 AM

KWLM 96.3 FM

KLFD 1410 AM

KLFD 95.9 FM

KSUM 1370 AM

KSUM 97.1 FM

KSUM 1370 AM

KLQP 92.1 FM

KCIZ 103.5 FM

KNSG 107.5 FM

KRRW 105.9 FM