Podcast #204 — Almirola shakes up playoff picture

Show notes:

  • Cup: Foxwoods Resort Casino 301
    • Aric Almirola is “Playoff Racing” Are we sure though? 
    • More NASCAR rain troubles
      • Lap 6 takes out KFB and Truex
      • End of the race: NASCAR cuts the race short by 9 laps for darkness. Did we miss out on a classic finish?
  • It’s time to start really looking at the playoff cutline. 
    • 14) #11-Denny Hamlin, 874 [point leader] +283
    • 15) #4-Kevin Harvick, 673, +82 ahead of 17th
    • 16) #8-Tyler Reddick, 596, +5
    • Currently outside the playoffs:
    • 17) #3-Austin Dillon, 591, -5 behind 16th
    • 18) #17-Chris Buescher, 475, -121
    • 19) #21-Matt DiBenedetto, 453, -143
    • 20) #42-Ross Chastain, 452, -144
  • Xfinity: Ambetter Get Vaccinated 200
    • Chris Bell dominates and that’s about it.
  • SRX – Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway
    • Ringer Chase Elliott battles his hero and his dad for the win. 
    • Elliott vs. Elliott in the first stage
    • Could Stewart have tried the bump-n-run?
    • Great racing, especially when Castroneves showed everyone the high line
    • Stewart wins the first SRX championship. 
    • Chase lobbies for a Cup race. 
      • Gluck says track has a LONG WAY to go.

News Items: 

  • Picks 
  • Trucks: United Rentals 176 at theGlen
    • Eric: Todd Gilliland
    • James: John Hunter Nemecheck
  • Xfinity: August 7th at Watkins Glen International (No Name lol)
    • Eric: Harrison Burton
    • James: Austin Cindric
  • Cup: Go Bowling at the Glen
    • Eric: Chase Elliott
    • James: Kyle Larson

Fantasy League Update

Shoutouts if any

  • Eric: This week’s DBC
  • James: 

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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  • Website address: www.thesuperspeedway.com
  • Podcasts will be found on there as well. 
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