Final Inspection

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Saturday, Noon - 2:00pm

The Saturday motorsports show Final Inspection airs each Saturday at Noon during the racing season (Feb-Nov). The fast-paced 2-hour show will feature entertaining interviews as well as commentary and analysis on the latest in NASCAR, Indy Car, Formula One as well as the rest of the motorsports world, particularly in Wisconsin.

The Fan’s motorsports analyst, Steve Zautke returns as host with a well-seasoned mix of talent.  Steve, who has previously worked in motorsports for the Milwaukee Mile and as a writer for several motorsport magazines, looks forward to getting the show back in gear for the upcoming 2017 racing season.


Producer of the popular weekday afternoon drive The Big Show, Jeff Orloski joins TFI Show as producer and, as an avid NASCAR fan, is looking forward to flavoring the show with his observations and opinions.


Dennis Michelsen and Lori Munro of will provide their unique take on the world of NASCAR and Dennis will also provide coverage of grassroots racing from across the region.  Indy Car Insider, Tony DiZinno of Motorsports Talk on will be a recurring analyst as well as NBC Sports Formula One analyst, David Hobbs.  Eddie LePine of returns giving his distinctive view on Sports Car racing.  


The show can be heard on 105.7FM, 1250AM, live and on demand HERE as well as on the WSSP smartphone app.


Follow the show on Twitter at @SFI1250 and on Facebook at TFI The Final Inspection  

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More About The Show

Your Host

Steve Zautke was raised in the shadow of the Milwaukee Mile race track. Currently, Steve is the feature writer for Vintage Racing Quarterly house magazine for the SVRA (SportsCar Vintage Racing Association). He also writes for and assists with the Harry Miller Vintage Indy Car Club.

Steve's first professional job in racing was as an Emergency Medical Technician at tracks such as Angell Park and Hales Corners Speedway. Steve has worked for the Milwaukee Mile as videographer, in media relations and historian and has authored a book; "Road America" for Arcadia Publishing. A fan of all types of motorsports, Steve is an old school racing fan who loves IndyCar, NASCAR, F1 and seeing race cars on the dirt.