Podcast #248 — Harvick ends 65-race winless streak with Michigan win

Show notes:

Review Michigan

  • Cup Series: FireKeepers Casino 400
    • Kevin Harvick breaks a 65-race winless streak and earns a playoff spot
    • Dustin Long from NBC asked Harvick about his mental toughness and how he is able to maintain that through a long winless streak
      • Audio (1:43): Harvick Replacing Earnhardt
      • Audio (1:01): Harvick Playoff Prep
    • Audio (0:51): Joey Logano Postrace
    • Denny Hamlin had probably the strongest car on the day, but a couple penalties on pit road put him in the back and he never got a caution to make that time up. He was asked postrace whether the mistakes his team has made this season are troubling. 
      • Audio (0:58): Denny Hamlin Postrace
    • Bubba Wallace finished second. After the race he took a long time to get out of the car, and when he finally did he took off his helmet and knelt next to the car with his head down and stayed there until crew chief Bootie Barker came over and had a few words with him. Afterward, Bubba was asked why he was so emotional
      • Audio (1:35): Bubba Wallace Postrace
    • Bell and Chastain get together to cause late caution.
  • Xfinity Series: New Holland 250
    • Ty Gibbs gets another Xfinity Series win
    • Race mostly dominated by Gibbs and Gragson, and to a lesser extent Allgaier

Playoff Picture:

News

  • Tony Stewart launching NFTs
  • Petty GMS to announce driver of the 42 Wednesday

Picks Richmond

  • Truck Series: Worldwide Express 250 for Carrier Appreciation
    • James: John Hunter Nemechek
    • Eric: Chandler Smith
  • Cup Series: Federated Auto Parts 400
    • James: Ryan Blaney
    • Eric: Martin Truex Jr. 

Fantasy League

Shoutouts if any

  • Eric: 
    • Berlin Raceway this Wednesday is the Battle at Berlin 250. I’ll be out there. William Byron won the Money In the Bank 150 earlier this year, and he’ll be back out there for this one. I asked him about racing at Berlin during his media availability Saturday at MIS. 
      • Audio (1:05): Byron on Berlin
    • Claire B. Lang
  • James: 

Jackass Corner

  • Eric: 
  • James: 

Close show 

  • Where can we be found on social media?
  • James @jameskuch on Twitter
  • Eric @TSuperspeedway on Twitter
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