Podcast #167 — Elliott wins third road course in a row at Daytona

The SuperSpeedway Podcast · 167 — Elliott wins third road course in a row at Daytona

Show notes:

Recap Go Bowling 235 at Daytona International Speedway Road Course

  • Chase Elliott dominates to win his eighth career Cup Series victory
    • Second victory in 2020
    • Becomes the sixth driver in Cup Series history to win three or more consecutive road course races. 
      • Joins Tony Stewart (three consecutive wins: 2004-2005), Jeff Gordon (six: 1997-2000), Rusty Wallace (three: 1987-1988), Tim Richmond (three: 1986-1987), David Pearson (three: 1976-1977).
  • Truex throws it away with speeding penalty
  • Kyle Busch has another terrible day. Finishes 37th
  • Austin Dillon sits out due to COVID positive test
    • Kaz Grala finishes seventh filling in
    • Dillon said he called Dale Jr. to be his backup because he thought it would be cool to see him drive the #3 car. Jr. Turned him down. Jr. said he’s had a few calls on the Download.
  • Joey Logano pushes Bowman into Bubba on last lap. TJ Majors and Freddie Kraft disagree on Door Bumper Clear – 11-minute clip on Dirty Mo Media’s YouTube
  • AUDIO (1:37): DBC Clip
  • What did we think of the road course? Should it be a regular? If so, replace a Daytona Superspeedway race, or have a third date at Daytona?

News items:

Throwback Paint Schemes

Last Race Picks:

  • James: Kyle Busch
  • Eric: Chase Elliott +2pts

Dark Horse

  • Eric: Tyler Reddick
  • James: Michael McDowell
  • Eric leads 31-23 after 24 races

Next race picks: 

Twin Drydene 311s from Dover International Speedway

  • Eric: Martin Truex Jr. 
  • James: Denny Hamlin

Dark Horse

  • James: William Byron
  • Eric: Ricky Stenhouse Jr. 

Plug the Fantasy League

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

 For more of the podcast:

 

NASCAR Cup Series

Next Race: Drydene 311 (1)

The Place: Dover International Speedway

The Date: Saturday, August 22

The Time: 3:30 p.m. ET

TV: NBCSN, 4 p.m. ET

Radio: MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio

Distance: 311 miles (311 laps); Stage 1 (Ends on Lap 70),

Stage 2 (Ends on Lap 185), Final Stage (Ends on Lap 311)

 

NASCAR Cup Series

Next Race: Drydene 311 (2)

The Place: Dover International Speedway

The Date: Sunday, August 23

The Time: 3:30 p.m. ET

TV: NBCSN, 4 p.m. ET

Radio: MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio

Distance: 311 miles (311 laps); Stage 1 (Ends on Lap 70),

Stage 2 (Ends on Lap 185), Final Stage (Ends on Lap 311)

 

NASCAR Xfinity Series

Next Race: Drydene 200 (1)

The Place: Dover International Speedway

The Date: Saturday, August 22

The Time: 12 p.m. ET

TV: NBCSN, 12:30 p.m. ET

Radio: MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio

Distance: 200 miles (200 Laps); Stage 1 (Ends on Lap 45),

Stage 2 (Ends on Lap 90), Final Stage (Ends on Lap 200)

 

NASCAR Xfinity Series

Next Race: Drydene 200 (2)

The Place: Dover International Speedway

The Date: Sunday, August 23

The Time: 12 p.m. ET

TV: NBCSN, 1 p.m. ET

Radio: MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio

Distance: 200 miles (200 Laps); Stage 1 (Ends on Lap 45),

Stage 2 (Ends on Lap 90), Final Stage (Ends on Lap 200)

 

NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series

Next Race: KDI Office Technology 200

The Place: Dover International Speedway

The Date: Friday, August 21

The Time: 5 p.m. ET

TV: FS1, 4:30 p.m. ET

Radio: MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio

Distance: 200 miles (200 Laps); Stage 1 (Ends on Lap 45),

Stage 2 (Ends on Lap 90), Final Stage (Ends on Lap 200)

 

ARCA Menards Series East

Next Race: General Tire 125

The Place: Dover International Speedway

The Date: Friday, August 21

The Time: 2 p.m. ET

TV: Streamed live on NBC Gold TrackPass

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