Podcast #59 — Are we STILL talking about penalties?

Show notes:

Recap: KC Masterpiece 400 at Kansas Speedway

    • Harvick comes out on top again
    • Kyle Larson was the guy until the runin with Blaney
    • Truex stayed out after the contact, Harvick pitted for tires.


  • AUDIO (:39) — Rodney Childers didn’t think they were going to win.


  • Big wreck

News Items:


Preview: All Star Race from Charlotte Motor Speedway

  • NASCAR Raceday Pre-Race Show: 5:00pm/et on FS1
  • Open Race Coverage: 6:00pm/et on FS1
  • NASCAR Raceday Pre-Race Show: 7:30pm/et on FS1
  • All-Star Race Coverage: 8:00pm/et on FS1
  • • The format for the annual non-points event will include four stages – 30 laps, 20 laps, 20 laps and 10 laps.
  • • Only green flag laps will be counted in the Final Stage.
  • • Normal stage break procedures will be in effect, but NASCAR Overtime will be in play for all stages.
  • • There will be no mandatory pit strategy.
  • • The Monster Energy Open will be three stages set at 20, 20 and 10 laps respectively. Each stage winner will advance to the evening’s main event.
  • All-Star Race field; The All-Star race will consist of 21 cars — the 17 eligible drivers, the winner of each stage in the Monster Energy Open, and the fan vote winner.
  • Entry Lists for the Monster Energy Open and All-Star races at Charlotte Motor Speedway are posted.
  • All 17 eligible drivers are entered for the All-Star race.
  • For the open, 21 teams are listed including: #00-Cassill, #15-Chastain, #51-Rhodes, #55-Sorenson, #66-Hill, #72-LaJoie.


  • Are we OK with the current criteria?
    • Dave Moody says the race should be more exclusive
  • Expectations?
  • Picks
    • Open Picks
    • James: Chase Elliott, Aric Almirola, Erik Jones FV: Matt DiBenedetto
    • Eric: Chase Elliott, Aric Almirola, Daniel Suarez FV: Darrell Wallace Jr.
    • All Star Picks
    • James: Ricky Stenhouse Jr.
    • Eric: Kyle Larson
  • Shoutouts if any
    • Plug the fantasy league
    • Plug Patreon

Close show

  • Where can we be found on social media?
  • James @jameskuch on Twitter
  • Eric @Eric8199 on Twitter
  • The SuperSpeedway @TSuperspeedway 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: Monster Energy NASCAR All-Star Race

The Place: Charlotte Motor Speedway

The Date: Saturday, May 19

The Time: 6 p.m. ET

TV: FS1, 5 p.m. ET

Radio: MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio

Distance: Open – 3 Stages: 20 Laps / 20 Laps / 10 Laps

All-Star Race – 4 Stages: 30 Laps / 20 Laps / 20 Laps / 10 Laps

NASCAR Xfinity Series

Next Race: Alsco 300

The Place: Charlotte Motor Speedway

The Date: Saturday, May 26

The Time: 1 p.m. ET

TV: FS1, 12:30 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: North Carolina Education Lottery 200

The Place: Charlotte Motor Speedway

The Date: Friday, May 18

The Time: 8:30 p.m. ET

TV: FS1, 8 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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