Podcast #114 — Alex Bowman is a NASCAR Cup Series winner

Do we care?: For the first time in history (as far as we can tell), the pole speed for the premiere series was slower than the pole speed for the Xfinity and Truck series this weekend at Chicagoland Speedway.

  • Cup: 176.263
  • Xfinity: 177.256
  • Truck: 176.632

Recap: Camping World 400 from Chicagoland Speedway

    • Bowman outduels Larson for his first career win
      • Bowman is locked into the playoffs. He and Crew Chief Greg Ives both said it will change the way they approach the rest of the season. 

 

  • Audio (1:28) Bowman and Ives Press Conference

 

    • Hendrick Motorsports had a great weekend, especially Jimmie Johnson, who finished fourth after leading 10 laps and running in the top 10 all day. He called it a victory

 

  • Audio (0:18) Jimmie answers how to keep up the momentum. 

 

  • Winners and losers?
  • Cole Custer advancing to cup?
  • Eric’s Xfinity, Trucks and ARCA recap/thoughts and overall track experience

News Items: 

 

  • Audio (1:48) Ty Dillon

 

 

  • Audio (0:29) Ross Chastain

 

Preview: Coke Zero Sugar 400 at Daytona International Speedway

 

  • Audio (0:53): Ricky Stenhouse
  • Audio (2:13): Chris Buescher

 

Picks:

    • James: Joey Logano
    • Eric: Jimmie Johnson
    • Dark Horse
    • Eric: Ryan Preece
    • James: Daniel Hemric
  • Shoutouts if any
    • Happy 82nd Birthday to the King, Richard Petty!
  • Upcoming Special Editions of the SuperSpeedway Podcast
  • Steve from Behrend Speedway. Will have a short special podcast either this week or next with an interview with him. 
  • Brandon Croud from the Lapped Traffic Podcast. 

 

Fantasy League Update

 

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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