Podcast #87 — Ford Championship Weekend Preview

Recap: Can-Am 500 at ISM Raceway

  • Kyle Busch Wins and Harvick survives
  • Clint Bowyer has tire issue, crashes and falls out
  • Kurt Busch and Chase Elliott end up in wreck with Denny Hamlin to fall out
  • Aric Almirola gave it a shot at the end but didn’t have enough.
  • After all the twists and turns all through the playoffs, the Big Three still make it to Homestead.

News Items:

    • David Pearson passes away at 83

 

  • Audio: (:57) Mike Joy talks about Pearson’s domination at Charlotte Motor Speedway

 

Silly Season:

Preview: Ford 400 at Homestead

    • Picks

 

  • Race Picks

 

    • Eric: Kyle Busch
    • James: Kevin Harvick

Dark Horse

      • James: Kyle Larson
      • Eric: Denny Hamlin

 

  • Championship Pick
  • Cup: Kevin Harvick, Kyle Busch, Martin Truex Jr., Joey Logano
  • Xfinity: Cole Custer, Christopher Bell, Tyler Reddick, Daniel Hemric
  • Trucks: Brett Moffitt, Justin Haley, Johnny Sauter, Noah Gragson

 

    • Eric:
      • Cup: Kyle Busch
      • Xfinity: Christopher Bell
      • Trucks: Brett Moffitt
    • James:
      • Cup: Kevin Harvick
      • Xfinity: Cole Custer
      • Trucks: Johnny Sauter
  • Shoutouts if any

Close show

  • Where can we be found on social media?
  • James @jameskuch on Twitter
  • Eric @TSuperspeedway on Twitter
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Podcast #86 — Harvick wins, gets the hammer with penalty

Show notes:

Recap: AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway

    • Kevin Harvick dominates
      • Wins both stages and the race
      • Qualifies for a shot at Homestead. Then…
    • Harvick’s penalty
      • Illegal alterations to the rear spoiler
      • Win does not qualify him for the final four
      • Docked 40 points
      • Crew Chief Rodney Childers and Car Chief Robert Smith both suspended for the last two races of the season.
      • Childers fined $75,000

 

  • Audio (2:47) Scott Miller, Senior Vice President of Competition for NASCAR comments on what the team did.

 

Points:

  1. Joey Logano WIN
  2. Kyle Busch +28
  3. Martin Truex Jr. +25
  4. Kevin Harvick +3

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  1. Kurt Busch -3
  2. Chase Elliott -17
  3. Aric Almirola -35
  4. Clint Bowyer -51

Do We Care?

News Items:

Silly Season:

Preview: Can-Am 500 at ISM Raceway

  • Grandstand seats are sold out for Sunday. Standing Room Only tickets still available.
  • Picks
    • James: Chase Elliott
    • Eric: Denny Hamlin

Dark Horse

    • Eric: William Byron
    • James: Ryan Newman
  • 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.
  • Find us on iTunes, Google Play and Soundcloud

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Podcast #85 — Toughen Up Truex

Show notes:

Recap: First Data 500 from Martinsville Speedway

  • Joey Logano takes the win
  • Martin Truex Jr. ends up third
  • Last lap battle with Truex and Logano

Points:

  1. Joey Logano – WIN
  2. Kyle Busch +45
  3. Martin Truex Jr. +25
  4. Kevin Harvick +25

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  1. Kurt Busch -25
  2. Chase Elliott -31
  3. Clint Bowyer -42
  4. Aric Almirola -50

News Items:

Silly Season:

Preview: AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway

  • Picks
    • Eric: Kyle Busch
    • James: Chase Elliott

Dark Horse

    • James: William Byron
    • Eric: Trevor Bayne

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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