Podcast #54 — All Star Race Gets Restricted

New format/rules announced for all star race

  • Four stages: 30, 20, 20, 10. Overtime in play for all stages. No mandatory pit strategy.
  • Changes to the cars
    • Aero ducts
    • Six-inch high spoiler with two 12-inch ears
    • Restrictor plate
    • 2014-style splitter
    • Similar package to the Xfinity cars last year at Indy

Recap: O’Reilly Auto Parts 500

  • KB Show returns
  • Thoughts on Harvick Pit issues
    • Pit guns. Are they a problem?
    • No call compared to Blaney
  • The Big One
    • Tire issues: Took out top contenders

News Items:

Preview: Food City 500 at Bristol

  • Expectations?
  • Picks
    • James: Erik Jones
    • Eric: Kyle Busch
  • Dark Horse:
    • Eric: Chase Elliott
    • James: Ricky Stenhouse
  • 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: Food City 500

The Place: Bristol Motor Speedway

The Date: Sunday, April 15

The Time: 2 p.m. ET

TV: FOX, 1:30 p.m. ET

Radio: PRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio

Distance: 266.5 miles (500 laps); Stage 1 (Ends on Lap 125),

Stage 2 (Ends on Lap 250), Final Stage (Ends on Lap 500)

NASCAR Xfinity Series

Next Race: Fitzgerald Glider Kits 300

The Place: Bristol Motor Speedway

The Date: Saturday, April 14

The Time: 1 p.m. ET

TV: FS1, 12:30 p.m. ET

Radio: PRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio

Distance: 159.9 miles (300 laps); Stage 1 (Ends on Lap 85),

Stage 2 (Ends on Lap 170), Final Stage (Ends on Lap 300)

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