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.



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


  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

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