Podcast #209 — Hamlin saves the best for the Playoffs with win at Darlington

Show notes:

Race Recap: 

  • Cup: Cookout Southern 500
    • Denny Hamlin saves it for the playoffs, wins and advances to Round of 12
    • Kyle Larson tries the video game finish, comes up just short
    • Hamlin and Larson dominate. Hamlin leads 146 laps while Larson leads 156. 
    • Struggles for MANY playoff drivers
      • Michael McDowell finishes 37th (accident)
      • Kyle Busch finishes 35th (accident)
        • KFB has a KFB tantrum post race
      • William Byron finishes 34th (accident)
      • Chase Elliott finishes 31st (accident)
      • Alex Bowman finishes 26th (accident early)
      • Ryan Blaney finishes 22nd (brakes)
      • Christopher Bell finishes 20th (accident)
      • Tyler Reddick finishes 18th 
      • Aric Almirola finishes 16th 
      • Martin Truex Jr. had a loose wheel then sped on pit road, recovered for fourth
    • Kyle Busch fined $50K for a “safety violation”
    • Race was the longest of the year at four hours, eight minutes and one second. 
      • Longer than the Coca-Cola 600
  • Trucks: In It To Win It 250
    • Noah Gragson gets back to victory lane
  • Xfinity: Sport Clips / Vfw Help A Hero 200
    • Sheldon Creed wins

News Items: 

  • Picks Richmond
  • Xfinity: Go Bowling 250
    • James: Ty Gibbs
    • Eric: Justin Allgaier
  • Cup: Federated Auto Parts 400 Salute to First Responders
    • James: Denny Hamlin
    • Eric: Kyle Larson

Fantasy League Update

Shoutouts if any

  • Eric: DESI9N TO DRIVE Campaign – Children’s Cancer Center in Atlanta and Mary who designed the car. 
  • James: 

Jackass Corner

  • Eric: 
  • James: 

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:

  • Website address: www.thesuperspeedway.com
  • Podcasts will be found on there as well. 
  • Find us on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play, Stitcher and Soundcloud

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