Daniel Suarez: “I believe Kyle has a very big resume on his back that supports him a lot, but even with that, he’s struggling. He has lost his main sponsor of many years, and now that the team, in my opinion, the team hasn’t done a good job selling him. They have known that M&Ms is leaving for a long time, and they haven’t been able to find anything. I find that surprising.”
Oh, by the way, Suarez is close on his own extension.
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
Tony Stewart launching NFTs
Petty GMS to announce driver of the 42 Wednesday
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.
Shoutouts if any
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.