Podcast #84 — No more excuses for Kyle Larson

Show notes:

Recap: Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway

    • Chase Elliott Wins
      • Where do you place him among the favorites?
    • Harvick blows it
      • Has not won since MIS in August/Truex has not won since Kentucky
    • All four SHR cars advance to the round of 8
    • Clint Bowyer non-call

 

  • Audio (1:14): Steve O’Donnell explains

 

    • Are we good with the explanation?
  • Who’s out:
    • Keselowski
    • Larson
    • Blaney
    • Bowman
  • Biggest surprise/Disappointment

News Items:

  • Steve Phelps says on Nate Ryan’s podcast that NASCAR and Indy Car could have double headers in the future.

Silly Season:

Preview: First Data 500 at Martinsville Speedway

  • Picks
    • James: Joey Logano
    • Eric: Chase Elliott

Dark Horse

    • Eric: Austin Dillon
    • James: AJ Allmendinger
  • Shoutouts if any

Close show

  • Where can we be found on social media?
  • James @jameskuch on Twitter
  • Eric @TSuperspeedway on Twitter
  • Facebook: Facebook.com/TheSuperSpeedway

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Podcast #83 — Talladega disappoints

Show notes:

Recap: 1000Bulbs.com 500 at Talladega SuperSpeedway

  • Aric Almirola with the win
  • Stewart Haas stinks up the show
  • Kurt Busch unhappy about final caution/lack of caution
  • Kyle Larson L1 Penalty

Points:

  1. Joey Logano +39
  2. Kurt Busch +30
  3. Clint Bowyer +21
  4. Martin Truex Jr. +18
  5. Brad Keselowski -18
  6. Ryan Blaney -22
  7. Kyle Larson -36
  8. Alex Bowman -68

News Items:

  • Kyle Larson L1 Penalty
    • Infraction Date: 10/14/2018 (post-race inspection)
    • Team: #42-Kyle Larson
    • Level: L1
    • Violation: Section 10.9.9.d Damaged Vehicle Policy/Mechanical Repair Note: Damaged vehicle repair, regardless of how the damage occurred, is permitted to have original body parts removed or
    • reattached in their original location with fasteners and/or tape only.
    • Penalty: Crew chief (Chad Johnston) has been fined $25,000. Car chief (David Bryant) has been suspended from the next Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series championship points event. Team has been assessed with the loss of 10 driver points and 10 owner points.
    • Ganassi said he will appeal

Discussion:

Silly Season:

Do we care?:

  • Dale Jr’s book is out
  • Racing To the Finish
  • Co-Authored with Ryan McGee

Preview: Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway

  • Picks
    • Eric: Martin Truex Jr.
    • James: Kevin Harvick

Dark Horse

    • James: William Byron
    • Eric: Ricky Stenhouse Jr.
  • Shoutouts if any

Close show

  • Where can we be found on social media?
  • James @jameskuch on Twitter
  • Eric @TSuperspeedway on Twitter
  • Facebook: Facebook.com/TheSuperSpeedway

For more of the podcast:

  • Website address: www.thesuperspeedway.com
  • Podcasts will be found on there as well.
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Podcast #82 — Jimmie Johnson and Chad Knaus — the end of an era

Show notes:

Recap: 2018 Gander Outdoors 400 at Dover

  • Chase Elliott gets redemption
  • Jimmie Johnson’s day ends on the pace lap
  • Playoff contenders have trouble
    • Kyle Busch tire issues
    • Kevin Harvick flat tire
    • Kyle Busch speeding?
    • Clint Bowyer crashes
    • Aric Almirola, Brad Keselowski and Alex Bowman crash
  • Jimmie Johnson’s epic prank on Cole Pearn

Points:

  1. Logano +31
  2. Kurt Busch +21
  3. Brad Keselowski +21
  4. Ryan Blaney +10
  5. Aric Almirola -10
  6. Clint Bowyer -10
  7. Kyle Larson -12
  8. Alex Bowman -34

News Items:

Silly Season:

Preview: 1000 bulbs 500 at Talladega Superspeedway

Picks

    • James: Ryan Blaney
    • Eric: Kyle Busch

Dark Horse

    • Eric: Alex Bowman
    • James: Ty Dillon
  • Shoutouts if any
    • Congrats to Jeff and Sarah Gluck on their baby

Close show

  • Where can we be found on social media?
  • James @jameskuch on Twitter
  • Eric @TSuperspeedway on Twitter
  • Facebook @ TheSuperSpeedway

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Podcast #81 — Seven Time makes a mistake

Show Notes:

Recap: Bank of America Roval 400

  • Blaney Survives
  • Johnson goes for the win and loses everything
    • What do we think of the move that ended his championship hopes
  • Larson earns the greatest point in NASCAR history to advance
  • Drivers eliminated
    • Austin Dillon
    • Jimmie Johnson
    • Erik Jones
    • Denny Hamlin

News Items:

Silly Season:

  • JTG Daugherty signs Ryan Preece for 2019 to replace AJ Allmendinger
    • Team will also keep Chris Buescher

Preview: Gander Outdoors 400 at Dover International Speedway

  • Picks
    • Eric: Jimmie Johnson
    • James: Kyle Larson

Dark Horse

    • James: Matt DiBenedetto
    • Eric: Jamie McMurray

Shoutouts if any

Close show

  • Where can we be found on social media?
  • James @jameskuch on Twitter
  • Eric @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

Become a Patron at www.patreon.com/thesuperspeedway