Podcast #130 — Ryan Blaney weathers the Talladega storm to advance

Show notes:

Recap: 1000Bulbs.com 500 from Talladega Superspeedway

  • Blaney beats Newman by a foot, locks into Round of 8
  • Stages 2-3 delayed until Monday due to rain
  • Brendan Gaughn goes for a wild ride
  • Playoff Drivers Struggle
    • Byron, Bowyer, Elliott, Bowman, Logano, Keselowski all involved in accidents
  • Weekend controversy
    • Manufacturer alliance
      • Chevy teams working together. 
      • Toyota says no team orders
    • Yellow Line Rule
      • Johnny Sauter has win taken away Saturday for forcing another truck below the yellow line
      • Ryan Blaney goes below the yellow line Monday after being forced by Newman, not penalized
    • Locking bumpers in the truck series costs Moffitt, Friesen

Playoffs:

  • 1) #42-Kyle Larson 3063 [1 win in Round of 12]
  • 2) #12-Ryan Blaney [1 win in Round of 12]
  • 3) #11-Denny Hamlin 3114 +56
  • 4) #19-Martin Truex Jr. 3106 +48
  • 5) #18-Kyle Busch 3099 +41
  • 6) #4-Kevin Harvick 3094 +36
  • 7) #2-Brad Keselowski 3078 +20
  • 8) #22-Joey Logano 3076 +18
  • outside the top 8
  • 9) #88-Alex Bowman 3058 -18
  • 10) #9-Chase Elliott 3054 -22
  • 11) #14-Clint Bowyer 3052 -24
  • 12) #24-William Byron 3049 -27

News Items: 

Do We Care: 

  • XXXXX

Preview: Hollywood Casino 400 from Kansas Speedway

  • Picks
    • James: Kevin Harvick
    • Eric: Chase Elliott
    • Dark Horse
    • Eric: Matt DiBenedetto
    • James: Daniel Suarez

Fantasy League Update

  • XXXX

Playoff bracket update

  • XXX
  • Shoutouts if any
    • Eric:   
    • James: 

Close show 

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