Podcast #140 — Erik Jones win the Busch CRASH

Show notes:

Recap: Busch Clash

  • Erik Jones survives to win in a battered car after three wrecks
  • Did we like the race? Did we not? 
  • Changes we’d like to see? Should the race continue? 
  • Blocking seems to be an issue. Is there a solution?
  • Fox had it’s “new” broadcast crew. How did they do? 
  • Did this show us ANYTHING that we can expect this Sunday?

Other racing? 

  • Ricky Stenhouse Jr. is on the pole for the Daytona 500
  • Hailee Deegan finishes second in first ARCA Menards start
  • Eric got the Track Pass from NBC Gold and watched the first ever ARCA Menards West Series race from New Smyrna

News Items: 

2020 Season Predictions:

  • One big gamble:
    • James: William Byron will make the final four
    • Eric: Christopher Bell, Cole Custer and Tyler Reddick will win a race
  • Team to watch:
    • Eric: Hendrick Motorsports: on the upswing this season 
    • James: Team Penske because of potential turmoil and Blaney/Kez contracts being up
  • Pick 2 drivers that made the playoffs last year who won’t make it in 2020. Pick 2 new playoff drivers.
    • James: 
      • Out: Ryan Newman, Clint Bowyer
      •  In: Jimmie Johnson, Ricky Stenhouse Jr. 
    • Eric: 
      • Out: Clint Bowyer, Ryan Newman, Alex Bowman
      • In: Jimmie Johnson, Christopher Bell, Cole Custer
  • Who will win Rookie of the Year?
    • Eric: Christopher Bell
    • James: Christopher Bell
  • What will be the best race?
    • James: Fall Martinsville
    • Eric: Coke Zero Sugar 400
  • What will be the worst race?
    • Eric: Big Machine Vodka 400 at the Brickyard Powered by Florida Georgia Line
    • James: Homestead
  • Who will be our final 4?
    • James: William Byron, Kyle Busch, Denny Hamlin, Joey Logano
    • Eric: Kyle Busch, Denny Hamlin, Kevin Harvick, Joey Logano
  • Who will be our 2020 Champion?
    • Eric: Denny Hamlin
    • James: Kyle Busch

Preview: Daytona 500

  • Picks
    • James: Erik Jones
    • Eric: Kyle Busch

Dark Horse

    • Eric: Brendan Gaughan
    • James: David Reagan

Fantasy League Update

  • The Super Speedway @ nascar.com

Shoutouts if any

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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