Episode 22 — JGR Get’s the Monkey Off Their Backs

Recap of the Overton’s 301 from Louden

  • Hamlin/JGR finally get to victory lane. 20-race winless streak
  • How was the race? Did the VHT help or hurt it?
  • Winners and Losers?
  • Logano – has to win to get in now?
    • Nascar took a shock from Joey’s car during the race.

Discussion Topics:

  • Kyle Larson penalized in Qualifying – Didn’t NASCAR technically take a win away?
    • Claire B. talked Sunday morning about how this part could be adjusted in error
  • Kyle Busch says he will retire from the Xfinity series when he gets 100 wins. He’s at 89 now. 38 in Cup. 48 in Trucks. Total of 175 wins across the three top series. Said his goal was 200. How big is this?

Let’s talk Eldora – truck race returns to dirt next Wednesday

  • Entries: Bobby Pierce and Rico Abreu will race. Larson will not.
  • Ty Dillon is the only Cup driver entered.
  • 31 drivers entered in the 32-truck field. No one will go home. Any reason to run a last chance race?
  • Is this race still the big deal it once was?
  • What are the chances we see one of the other series go to dirt, either here or somewhere else?
  • James’ Pick:
  • Eric’s Pick:

Preview: Brantley Gilbert Big Machine Brickyard 400

  • What to expect.
  • James’ Pick:
  • Eric’s Pick:  

Shout outs

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