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


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
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