Podcast #49 — Kevin Harvick Puts on Clinic at Atlanta

Show notes:

Recap the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 @ Atlanta Motor Speedway:

  • Kevin Harvick Dominates Xfinity and Cup Series races
  • All veterans up front
    • Have to go back to Kyle Larson in ninth before you start to find the younguns.
  • Austin Dillon comes home with a 14th-place finish after winning the 500
  • Darrell Wallace Jr. finishes a disappointing 32nd
  • Jimmie Johnson spins on his own again.
    • Finishes 27th
    • What is the deal with Jimmie?
    • After two races he is 35th in points
      • People ahead of him in points include: DJ Kennington and Mark Thompson (they only have run one race), Matt DiBenedetto, Jeffrey Earnhardt
  • Other than Jimmie, race was pretty incident-free
  • Issues with pit guns on pit road. Harvick had an issue. Others did too. Concern?
  • Post-race penalties: http://www.espn.com/jayski/cup/2018/story/_/id/22603621/atlanta-post-race-penalties-announced
    • Kyle Busch loses crew chief, jackman and tire carrier from next three truck series races
    • Previously suspensions have been across all three series? Do we like this single-series thing more or less?

News Items:

Preview: Pennzoil 400 Presented by Jiffy Lube @ Las Vegas Motor Speedway

  • Expectations?
  • Picks
    • James: Joey Logano
    • Eric: Martin Truex Jr.
  • Dark Horse:
    • Eric: Wiliiam Byron
    • James: Ty Dillon
  • Shoutouts if any
    • Plug the fantasy league

Close show

  • Where can we be found on social media?
  • You can find me @TSuperSpeedway on Twitter
  • James @jameskuch on Twitter
  • Facebook @ TheSuperSpeedway

For more of the podcast:

  • Website address: www.thesuperspeedway.com
  • Podcasts will be found on there as well.
  • Find us on iTunes, Google Play and Soundcloud

 

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series

Next Race: Pennzoil 400 presented by Jiffy Lube

The Place: Las Vegas Motor Speedway

The Date: Sunday, March 4

The Time: 3:30 p.m. ET

TV: FOX, 3 p.m. ET

Radio: PRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio

Distance: 400.5 miles (267 laps); Stage 1 (Ends on lap 80),

Stage 2 (Ends on lap 160), Final Stage (Ends on lap 267)

NASCAR Xfinity Series

Next Race: Boyd Gaming 300

The Place: Las Vegas Motor Speedway

The Date: Saturday, March 3

The Time: 4 p.m. ET

TV: FS1, 3:30 p.m. ET

Radio: PRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio

Distance: 300 miles (200 laps); Stage 1 (Ends on lap 45),

Stage 2 (Ends on lap 90), Final Stage (Ends on lap 200)

NASCAR Camping World Truck Series

Next Race: Stratosphere 200

The Place: Las Vegas Motor Speedway

The Date: Friday, March 2

The Time: 9 p.m. ET

TV: FS1, 8:30 p.m. ET

Radio: MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio

Distance: 201 miles (134 laps); Stage 1 (Ends on lap 30),

Stage 2 (Ends on lap 60), Final Stage (Ends on lap 134)

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