Podcast #171 — Is Keselowski a threat for title after win at Richmond?

Recap Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond Raceway

  • Brad continues his mastery of the 750 package
  • Austin Dillion championship contender? 
  • Thoughts on a caution free shorttrack? 

Playoff Standings *From Jayski

PosDriverPointsAhead of 13th
1)#4-Kevin Harvick (8 wins)2143WIN
2)#2-Brad Keselowski (4 wins)2112WIN
3)#11-Denny Hamlin (6 wins)2122In on points
4)#22-Joey Logano (2 wins)210951
5)#19-Martin Truex, Jr. (1 win)209638
6)#3-Austin Dillon (1 win)209436
7)#9-Chase Elliott (2 wins)208628
8)#88-Alex Bowman (1 win)208527
9)#18-Kyle Busch207618
10)#1-Kurt Busch20657
11)#10-Aric Almirola20657
12)#14-Clint Bowyer20613
Bottom 4 eliminated after BristolBehind 12th
13)#24-William Byron (1 win)2058-3
14)#41-Cole Custer (1 win)2053-8
15)#21-Matt DiBenedetto2036-25
16)#12-Ryan Blaney (1 win)2034-27

News items:

  • Bubba Wallace will leave the 43 at the end of 2020. 
    • We should know where he is racing soon
    • David Smith says Hailie Deegan is a potential replacement. (Looking long term)
  • Mike Wallace suspended indefinitely for comments on social media
  • Jimmie Johnson signs 2-year Indy Car deal with Chip Ganassi Racing 
    • Street and road courses only
    • Potential for select Cup races
    • Potential for 2022 Indy 500 

Last Race Picks:

Playoff Driver

  • James: Martin Truex
  • Eric: Kyle Busch

Non Playoff Driver

  • Eric: Ricky Stenhouse Jr. 
  • James: Jimmie Johnson
  • Eric leads 36-30 after 28 races

Next race picks: 

Federated Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race at Bristol

Playoff Driver

  • Eric: Kyle Busch
  • James: Chase Elliott

Non Playoff Driver

  • James:  Christopher Bell
  • Eric: Erik Jones

Plug the Fantasy League

Shoutouts if any

  • James: 
  • Eric: 

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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