Podcast #254 — Christopher Buescher wins big at Bristol

Show notes:

  • Cup Series: Bass Pro Shops Night Race
    • Chris Buescher becomes the 19th different winner of the season
    • Lots of mechanical failures and tire failures
    • Brad K. doesn’t get a caution, but Christopher Bell does for a flat tire
    • Kyle Busch blows second motor in three races. Eliminated
    • Kevin Harvick blows last pit stop to end chance at win and is eliminated
    • Tyler Reddick and Austin Dillon involved in Suarez wreck and eliminated
  • Playoff Predictions
    • First 4 Out:
  • James: Dillon, Cindric, Suarez, Harvick
  • Eric: Briscoe, Bowman, Bell, Chastain
  • Next 4 Out:
    • James: Austin Cindric, Daniel Suarez, Christopher Bell, Ross Chastain
    • Eric: Daniel Suarez, Ryan Blaney, Chase Briscoe, Alex Bowman
  • Xfinity Series: Food City 300
    • Noah Gragson wins third in a row and pukes. 
    • Brandon Jones finishes second, doesn’t take a run at Noah, but says it has nothing to do with signing to drive the 9 car next year
  • Truck Series: UNOH 200
    • Ty Majeski gets the win
    • Chandler Smith plays the points game and dominates first half before having to pit and losing due to no tire falloff. 

News

Picks Texas

  • Xfinity Series: Andy’s Frozen Custard 300
    • James: Noah Gragson
    • Eric: Ty Gibbs
  • Cup Series: Autotrader Echopark Automotive 500
    • James: Martin Truex Jr. 
    • Eric: Denny Hamlin

Fantasy League

Shoutouts if any

  • Eric: 
  • 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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Podcast #253 — Kyle Busch signs with Richard Childress Racing


Show notes:

Happy KFB Day! The moment we’ve been waiting months for.

-Kyle Busch announces he will drive the #8 for RCR in 2023

-Says he expects KBM to field chevys next season. How many depends on a lot of things

-Brexton has an option for a future contract with RCR too

-Richard says Tyler Reddick still under contract and will drive a third chartered car. 

-Not ready to talk about where that charter is coming from. 

-Multi-year deal with Kyle

-Sounds like Austin Dillon played a role in getting it done too. 

  • Cup Series: Hollywood Casino 400
    • Bubba Freaking Wallace gets it done. Shhhh!
    • Playoff drivers struggle again:
      • Harvick is in a must win
      • Reddick blows a tire and gets pissy
      • KFB spins and damages his car
  • Xfinity Series: Kansas Lottery 300
    • Noah Gragson wins a rained shortened event for win number 5 on the season
  • Truck Series: Kansas Lottery 200
    • Carson gambles and comes up one lap short. Is eliminated.
    • John Hunter gets a much-needed win

News

  • North Wilkesboro will host the 2023 All-Star Race
  • Jeremy Clements has won his appeal, meaning he’s in the playoffs. 
  • Schedule coming tomorrow

With KFB decided, what comes next?

Picks Bristol

  • Truck Series: UNOH 200
    • Eric: Chandler Smith
    • James: Carson Hocevar
  • Xfinity Series: Food City 300
    • Eric: Justin Algaier
    • James: Ty Gibbs
  • Cup Series: Bass Pro Shops Night Race
    • Eric: Joey Logano
    • James: Kyle Busch

Fantasy League

Shoutouts if any

  • Eric: 
  • 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
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Podcast #252 — That Jones boy tames Darlington

  • Cup Series: Cookout Southern 500
    • Erik Jones puts the 43 back in Victory Lane
    • Playoff drivers STRUGGLE
      • Chase Elliott wrecks and finishes last, only earns one point
        • Takes Chase Briscoe with him in the crash after Briscoe struggled on the opening run. Finishes 27th
      • Kevin Harvick finishes 33rd after catching on fire
      • Kyle Busch blows up while leading with 20 to go and finishes 30th
      • Ross Chastain has an issue with the drive pins, finishes 20th
      • Daniel Suarez has to do a passthrough at the start of the race because it took three attempts to get through inspection. Has a run in with Christopher Bell during the race. Says he’ll get Bell back. Finishes 18th after speeding on pit road late
      • Kyle Larson has some sort of engine/electrical issue that fixes itself. He spins, but still comes back to finish 12th.
      • William Byron also had a possible motor issue that went away.
    • Martin Truex Jr. has a belt issue while leading, taking him out of the race. 
    • Audio (1:58): Jones on being able to win the Southern 500 twice
    • Audio (1:01): Jones, did you find it interesting to be racing JGR cars at the end?
    • Audio (0:54): Denny Hamlin on Jones and the last run
    • Audio (1:19): Tyler Reddick (third place) 
    • Audio (0:35): Joey Logano (fourth place)
    • Audio (0:33): Christopher Bell (fifth place)
  • Xfinity Series: Sport Clips Haircuts VFW Help a Hero 200
    • Noah Gragson comes out on top after a wild battle between Sheldon Creed and Kyle Larson on the last lap

News

Kyle Busch Contract Watch

  • Kyle Busch says an announcement is coming SOON.

Picks Kansas

  • Truck Series: Kansas Lottery 200
    • Eric: Carson Hocevar
    • James: Zane Smith
  • Xfinity Series: Kansas Lottery 300
    • Eric: Ty Gibbs
    • James: AJ Allmendinger
  • Cup Series: Hollywood Casino 400
    • Eric: Kyle Busch
    • James: Bubba Wallace

Fantasy League

Shoutouts if any

  • Eric: David Starr for inviting us in his hauler at Darlington
  • 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
  • Can find old episodes of the podcast, show notes, links to the articles we discussed, past race coverage, photos and more. 
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  • Subscribe for new episodes each week.