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Saturdays -- 7-8 a.m.

Southern Race Week is a one-hour weekly radio program geared exclusively to the best short-track and super speedway racing in the Southeast.

Each week, host William Barber and a team of racing experts explore the world of NASCAR, short track asphalt and dirt auto racing to discover what makes drivers push their cars to the limit.

From legendary racetracks to the newest facilities Southern Race Week journeys behind the scenes to provide the latest information and a guest list of the ‘who’s who’ in racing. Recent program guests include Jimmie Johnson, Clint Bowyer, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Trevor Bayne, Rusty Wallace, Ed Clark, President of
Atlanta Motor Speedway and Talladega Superspeedway Chairman Grant Lynch.


William Barber bio

Southern Race Week host William Barber has almost 20 years of experience
as a journalist, car owner and sponsor. He attended his first race at the age of
three with his dad at their local dirt track and was hooked from that day. He
began in media sales and publishing before moving into TV & Radio
broadcasting. William has also been an Executive Producer and host of
motorsports TV programs for national and regional cable networks. “We are adding more and more local drivers to our list of interviews and have partnered with nearly every track we can find….if it has four wheels and goes fast Southern Race Week team will cover it.” said Barber.