Episode 23 — Kahne Finally Gets a Win

Show notes:

Eldora Dirt Derby Discussion

    • Matt Crafton ends a winless streak and gets into the playoffs


  • Audio (0:35) Crafton comments on how he won.


  • Audio (0:36) Eric’s Question


  • Caution issues/stages. Did they hurt this race?
  • Roger Slack on Nate Ryan’s podcast. Race has two more years. Seemed noncommittal over whether the race will continue past that.
  • Could we see a Cup race there in the future? Should we?
  • Does this race continue to live up to or exceed expectations?

Recap of the Brantley Gilbert Big Machine Brickyard 400

  • Kasey Kahne wins for the first time in 102 starts
  • Playoff window gets smaller for non winners
  • Kyle Busch finds another way to lose a race
  • Why was this race so crazy?
  • Overtime line controversy yet again
  • Xfinity package – Does it have a future in Cup too?
    • Should they try it other places?
  • Winners and Losers?

Silly Season Discussion

  • Alex Bowman to drive the 88 in 2017
    • Only a one-year contract. What does that mean?
  • Kasey Kahne – Hendrick dodged questions this weekend, even after the win.
  • Keselowski signed for “some time in the future”
  • Blaney expected to go to third Penske car?
  • Menard expected to leave RCR to go to Wood Brothers?
  • Ty Dillon to the 31?
  • Still waiting for SHR dominos to fall
  • Major open rides right now: 10, 41, 13?
  • Kenseth. Odd man out?

Preview the Overtons 400 at Pocono Raceway

  • What to expect.
  • James’ Pick: Brad Keselowski
  • Eric’s Pick:  Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Shout outs
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