124 — Erik Jones proves himself with Darlington win

Show notes:

Recap: Bojangles Southern 500 at Darlington

  • Jones breaks through
    • All 4 Gibbs teams now have wins
  • Newman continues getting in dust ups. This time with Suarez
  • Logano and Elliott issues

Playoff Bubble 

  1. Clint Bowyer +8
  2. Daniel Suarez +-0

——————

  1. Ryan Newman +-0
  2. Jimmie Johnson -18

News Items: 

  • Hamlin loses to the Tech gods. Cole Custer gets the win
  • Dale Earnhardt Jr. finishes 5th in final Darlington Race
  • No PJ1 at Indy this week. Thoughts? 
  • NASCAR Sponsorship talks continue
    • Per Adam Stern: .@NASCAR is in advanced talks with several companies for the new sponsorship model, and it’s still expecting to start unveiling deals/details this year, per @Daryl_Wolfe. Brands in talks include A-B, Coke, Geico, Comcast, Monster, per sources; NASCAR is also chasing a telco.
  • Kyle Bush clinches +15 playoff points per round as the regular season champion
  • Fun Fact: William Byron claimed his first Busch Pole Award at Darlington and his fourth of the season. He also became part of an elite triumvirate. Before his pole-winning run on Saturday, only Fireball Roberts in 1962 and Bill Elliott in 1985 had ever won poles for the Daytona 500, the Coca-Cola 600 and the Southern 500 in the same season.
  • Joe Gibbs says Jones “had a deal with us.”

Do We Care: Kevin James to star in Netflix NASCAR Show

https://deadline.com/2019/09/kevin-james-star-ethe-crew-netflix-nascar-comedy-series-1202710804/

Preview: Big Machine Vodka 400 at the Brickyard powered by Florida Georgia Line from Indianapolis Motor Speedway

  • Picks
    • James: Joey Logano
    • Eric: Jimmie Johnson
    • Dark Horse
    • Eric: Matt Dibenedetto
    • James: Daniel Suarez

 

Fantasy League Update

 

  • Shoutouts if any
    • Eric: Ben for losing his mind and becoming a “Be Our Guest” pledge.  

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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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series

Next Race: Big Machine Vodka 400 at the Brickyard powered by Florida Georgia Line

The Place: Indianapolis Motor Speedway

The Date: Sunday, September 8

The Time: 2 p.m. ET

TV: NBC, 1:30 p.m. ET

Radio: IMS Radio, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio

Distance: 400 miles (160 laps); Stage 1 (Ends on Lap 50),

Stage 2 (Ends on Lap 100), Final Stage (Ends on Lap 160)

2018 Race Winner: Brad Keselowski

 

NASCAR Xfinity Series

Next Race: Indiana 250

The Place: Indianapolis Motor Speedway

The Date: Saturday, September 7

The Time: 3 p.m. ET

TV: NBCSN, 2:30 p.m. ET

Radio: IMS Radio, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio

Distance: 250 miles (100 Laps); Stage 1 (Ends on Lap 30),

Stage 2 (Ends on Lap 60), Final Stage (Ends on Lap 100)

2018 Race Winner: Justin Allgaier

 

NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series 

Next Race: World of Westgate 200

The Place: Las Vegas Motor Speedway

The Date: Friday, September 13

The Time: 9 p.m. ET

TV: FS1, 8:30 p.m. ET

Radio: MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio

Distance: 201 miles (134 Laps); Stage 1 (Ends on Lap 30),

Stage 2 (Ends on Lap 60), Final Stage (Ends on Lap 134)

2018 Winner: Grant Enfinger

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