Podcast #95 — The 2019 Season is here — Season Preview

Show notes:

Recap: Advance Auto Parts Clash

  • Johnson gets back to victory lane
    • Controversy after wrecking Menard
  • Overall uneventful

Jimmie Johnson article from 2013 by Marty Smith: http://www.espn.com/racing/nascar/cup/story/_/id/9999795/nascar-greatness-jimmie-johnson

News Items:

Do We Care?

2019 Season Predictions:

  • One big gamble:
    • James: DiBenedetto will win a race.
    • Eric: Paul Menard makes the final 4.
  • Team to watch:
    • Eric: RCR.
    • James: Leavine Family Racing
  • Pick 2 drivers that made the playoffs last year who won’t make it in 2019. Pick 2 new playoff drivers.
    • James: Out: Austin Dillon and Alex bowman. In: Matt DiBenedetto and William Byron.
    • Eric: Out: Alex Bowman and Kurt Busch. In: William Byron and Daniel Suarez.
  • Will the new rules package work?
    • Eric: Yes?
    • James: Yes.
  • What will be the best race?
    • James: Atlanta
    • Eric: Auto Club
  • What will be the worst race?
    • Eric: New Hampshire
    • James: All Star at Charlotte
  • Who will be our final 4?
    • James: Kyle Busch, Brad Keselowski, Kevin Harvick, Chase Elliott
    • Eric: Kyle Busch, Chase Elliott, Joey Logano, Jimmie Johnson
  • Who will be our 2019 Champion?
    • Eric: Jimmie Johnson
    • James: Kyle Busch

Preview: Daytona 500

  • Picks
    • Eric: William Byron
    • James: Erik Jones

Dark Horse

    • James: Jamie McMurray
    • Eric: Bubba Wallace
  • Shoutouts if any

Close show

  • Plug the Fantasy League
  • Where can we be found on social media?
  • James @jameskuch on Twitter
  • Eric @TSuperspeedway on Twitter
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Podcast #94 — NASCAR ready to DQ cheaters

Show notes:

News Items:

Preview: Advance Auto Parts Clash

  • 20 drivers will participate in the event
    • Pole award winners from 2018
    • Former Clash winners who competed full time last season
    • Former Daytona 500 winners
    • All drivers who qualified for the playoffs in 2018.
  • Race is 75 laps with a competition caution at Lap 25
  • Drivers:
    • 1 Kurt Busch
    • 2 Brad Keselowski
    • 3 Austin Dillon
    • 4 Kevin Harvick
    • 6 Ryan Newman
    • 9 Chase Elliott
    • 10 Aric Almirola
    • 11 Denny Hamlin
    • 12 Ryan Blaney
    • 14 Clint Bowyer
    • 18 Kyle Busch
    • 19 Martin Truex Jr.
    • 20 Erik Jones
    • 21 Paul Menard
    • 22 Joey Logano
    • 40 Jamie McMurray
    • 41 Daniel Suarez
    • 42 Kyle Larson
    • 48 Jimmie Johnson
    • 88 Alex Bowman
  • https://www.nascar.com/news-media/2019/02/05/twenty-of-nascars-top-drivers-to-clash-in-daytona-this-sunday/
  • Picks

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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