Podcast #168 — Hamlin and Harvick split another double header at Dover

The SuperSpeedway Podcast · 168 — Hamlin and Harvick split another double header at Dover

Show notes:

Recap Twin Drydene 311s

  • Saturday
    • Hamlin holds off Truex for win number 6 on the season
    • Kurt Busch wrecks early
    • William Byron out to lunch – Gets snippy with Chad
  • Sunday
    • Harvick wins the 700th Cup race for Ford, win number 7 on the season and clinches the Regular season title.
      • Harvick has led 400 more laps than anyone else – 6.2 average finish on the season and has the record for playoff points at this point of the season – 42+The regular season bonus
      • Will we see two 10+ win drivers? 
    • Chase out early
    • Jimmie’s 2-tire gamble pays off and Byron recovers

 

News items:

  • Indianapolis 500

 

The Playoff Bubble (From Jayski)

 

Currently in on points Points Ahead of 17th
14) #14-Clint Bowyer 685 +57
15) #21-Matt DiBenedetto 637 +9
16) #24-William Byron 632 +5
Currently outside playoffs Points Behind 16th
17) #48-Jimmie Johnson 628 -5
18) #20-Erik Jones 582 -50

 

Last Race Picks:

  • Eric: Martin Truex Jr. +1 (Sunday)
  • James: Denny Hamlin +2 (Saturday Winner)

Dark Horse

  • James: William Byron +1 (Sunday)
  • Eric: Ricky Stenhouse Jr. +1 (Saturday)
  • Eric leads 33-26 after 24 races

 

Next race picks: 

Coke Zero 400 from Daytona

  • James: Denny Hamlin
  • Eric: Erik Jones

Dark Horse

  • Eric: Corey LaJoie
  • James: Michael McDowell

 

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

 

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