Podcast #207 — Blaney sneaks a win at Michigan with tons of driver interviews

Race Recap:

  • Cup: FireKeepers Casino 400 from Michigan International Speedway
    • Ryan Blaney gets win after choosing the inside on final restart
    • Audio: 1:33 Ryan on Choose Rule and going into Daytona
    • Austin Dillon wrecks out after Stage 2 finish
    • Audio: 0:12 William Byron finished second.
    • Audio: 1:05 Kyle Larson finished third. 
    • Was this a good race or a bad race? 
  • Xfinity: New Holland 250 from Michigan International Speedway
    • AJ Allmendinger wins for the second week in a row
    • Audio: 0:32 This is AJ’s third oval win 
    • Audio: 1:05 Noah Gragson finished third
    • Audio: 0:38 Josh Berry finished third. Mentioned Dale Jr. in his post-race
  • Trucks: Toyota 200 Presented by CK Power from World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway
    • Sheldon Creed dominates
    • SEVERAL playoff drivers struggle

-One funny takeaway from Michigan – spotters

NASCAR held some media availability prior to the start of the Cup race, so I had a chance to talk to some of the drivers about some things that have been in the news. 

  • Audio: 1:52 Ross Chastain talks about transition to Trackhouse and new car next season.
  • Audio: 0:53 Matt Dibenedetto on 2022
  • Audio: 0:27 Austin Dillon on racing against his teammate for the bubble spot
  • Audio: 0:54 Tyler Reddick on racing against Dillon
  • Audio: 1:00 Denny Hamlin on 23XI future

News Items: 

  • Picks 
  • Xfinity: Wawa 250
    • Eric: Jeb Burton
    • James: Justin Haley
  • Cup: Coke Zero Sugar 400
    • Eric: Denny Hamlin
    • James: Erik Jones

Fantasy League Update

Shoutouts if any

  • Eric: Brad Kuhbender
  • James: 

Jackass Corner: 

  • Eric: Traffic pattern/lack thereof at MIS Sunday
  • James: 

Close show 

  • Where can we be found on social media?
  • James @jameskuch on Twitter
  • Eric @TSuperspeedway on Twitter
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  • Website address: www.thesuperspeedway.com
  • Podcasts will be found on there as well. 
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