Podcast #94 — NASCAR ready to DQ cheaters

Show notes:

News Items:

Preview: Advance Auto Parts Clash

  • 20 drivers will participate in the event
    • Pole award winners from 2018
    • Former Clash winners who competed full time last season
    • Former Daytona 500 winners
    • All drivers who qualified for the playoffs in 2018.
  • Race is 75 laps with a competition caution at Lap 25
  • Drivers:
    • 1 Kurt Busch
    • 2 Brad Keselowski
    • 3 Austin Dillon
    • 4 Kevin Harvick
    • 6 Ryan Newman
    • 9 Chase Elliott
    • 10 Aric Almirola
    • 11 Denny Hamlin
    • 12 Ryan Blaney
    • 14 Clint Bowyer
    • 18 Kyle Busch
    • 19 Martin Truex Jr.
    • 20 Erik Jones
    • 21 Paul Menard
    • 22 Joey Logano
    • 40 Jamie McMurray
    • 41 Daniel Suarez
    • 42 Kyle Larson
    • 48 Jimmie Johnson
    • 88 Alex Bowman
  • https://www.nascar.com/news-media/2019/02/05/twenty-of-nascars-top-drivers-to-clash-in-daytona-this-sunday/
  • Picks

Close show

  • Where can we be found on social media?
  • James @jameskuch on Twitter
  • Eric @TSuperspeedway on Twitter
  • Facebook: Facebook.com/TheSuperSpeedway

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Podcast #93 — More optimistic about 2019 aero package

Show notes:

Recap: Testing at Las Vegas

Audio Clips:

  • Kyle Busch (1:29) Compares to the trucks. Talks about handling.
  • Kurt Busch (0:39) Trying to improve the on-track product. Counters Kyle but also agrees
  • Clint Bowyer (0:30) All about the fans
  • Austin Dillon (1:28) How it will race – may see more three-wide racing. Also compares to trucks
  • Shoutouts if any

Close show

  • Where can we be found on social media?
  • James @jameskuch on Twitter
  • Eric @TSuperspeedway on Twitter
  • Facebook: Facebook.com/TheSuperSpeedway

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Podcast #92 — 2019 NASCAR Season Predictions

Show notes:

News Items:

2019 Predictions

  1. Jimmie Johnson will win a race in 2019
  2. The 2019 rules package will be a huge success
  3. Ford will struggle with the Mustang similarly to Chevrolet with the Camaro
  4. Ryan Preece will win ROY
  5. Martin Truex Jr. will go winless in 2019
  6. We will have a first-time champion in 2019
  7. Bowman or Byron will win this season
  8. Kyle Larson will run more than 5 races unsponsored
  9. Denny Hamlin will make the final four
  • Shoutouts if any

Close show

  • Where can we be found on social media?
  • James @jameskuch on Twitter
  • Eric @TSuperspeedway on Twitter
  • Facebook: Facebook.com/TheSuperSpeedway

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Podcast #91 — NASCAR Wives is postponed!

Show notes:

News Items:

Close show

  • Where can we be found on social media?
  • James @jameskuch on Twitter
  • Eric @TSuperspeedway on Twitter
  • Facebook: Facebook.com/TheSuperSpeedway

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Podcast #90 — Top 5 Races of 2018

Show notes:

News Items:

Top five races of the 2018 season

  • James:
    • 1. Roval
    • 2. Chicagoland
    • 3. Martinsville – Logano wins
    • 4. Logano wins the title in Homestead
    • 5. Austin Dillon wins Daytona 500
  • Eric
    • 1. Kyle Busch and Kyle Larson battle at Chicagoland #17
    • 2. Jimmie takes out Truex at the Roval #29
    • 3. Austin Dillon wins Daytona 500 wreckfest #1
    • 4. Logano beats Truex at Martinsville #33
    • 5. Playoff opener at Las Vegas #27
  • Shoutouts if any

Close show

  • Where can we be found on social media?
  • James @jameskuch on Twitter
  • Eric @TSuperspeedway on Twitter
  • Facebook: Facebook.com/TheSuperSpeedway

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Podcast #89 — Lot’s of Offseason News

Show notes:

News Items:

Close show

  • Where can we be found on social media?
  • James @jameskuch on Twitter
  • Eric @TSuperspeedway on Twitter
  • Facebook: Facebook.com/TheSuperSpeedway

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Podcast #88 — Joey Logano is the 2018 NASCAR champion

Show notes:

Recap: Ford Championship Weekend

  • Joey Logano wins the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Championship
    • Late Race Restart “The Pass”
  • Truex comes up one spot short
  • The two best drivers in 2018 finish 3rd and 4th.
    • Harvick and Busch each had an avg. finish better than 9.0
  • What does title mean for Logano
  • Tyler Reddick Wins the Xfinity Championship
    • Disappointment for Bell?
  • Brett Moffitt Wins the Truck Series Championship

Season evaluation

News Items:

Recap the 2018 Season

  • Favorite Moments
  • Most Important
  • The Bad
  • Who failed to live up to their potential the most, or who was the biggest disappointment this season?
  • Who surpassed their potential or was the biggest surprise of the season?
  • What was the biggest story of the 2018 season?

Review Championship Picks – See below. We suck.

 

  • Shoutouts if any
    • Todd dominates the fantasy league.
  • Offseason plans

Close show

  • Where can we be found on social media?
  • James @jameskuch on Twitter
  • Eric @TSuperspeedway on Twitter
  • Facebook: Facebook.com/TheSuperSpeedway

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Podcast #87 — Ford Championship Weekend Preview

Recap: Can-Am 500 at ISM Raceway

  • Kyle Busch Wins and Harvick survives
  • Clint Bowyer has tire issue, crashes and falls out
  • Kurt Busch and Chase Elliott end up in wreck with Denny Hamlin to fall out
  • Aric Almirola gave it a shot at the end but didn’t have enough.
  • After all the twists and turns all through the playoffs, the Big Three still make it to Homestead.

News Items:

    • David Pearson passes away at 83

 

  • Audio: (:57) Mike Joy talks about Pearson’s domination at Charlotte Motor Speedway

 

Silly Season:

Preview: Ford 400 at Homestead

    • Picks

 

  • Race Picks

 

    • Eric: Kyle Busch
    • James: Kevin Harvick

Dark Horse

      • James: Kyle Larson
      • Eric: Denny Hamlin

 

  • Championship Pick
  • Cup: Kevin Harvick, Kyle Busch, Martin Truex Jr., Joey Logano
  • Xfinity: Cole Custer, Christopher Bell, Tyler Reddick, Daniel Hemric
  • Trucks: Brett Moffitt, Justin Haley, Johnny Sauter, Noah Gragson

 

    • Eric:
      • Cup: Kyle Busch
      • Xfinity: Christopher Bell
      • Trucks: Brett Moffitt
    • James:
      • Cup: Kevin Harvick
      • Xfinity: Cole Custer
      • Trucks: Johnny Sauter
  • Shoutouts if any

Close show

  • Where can we be found on social media?
  • James @jameskuch on Twitter
  • Eric @TSuperspeedway on Twitter
  • Facebook: Facebook.com/TheSuperSpeedway

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Podcast #86 — Harvick wins, gets the hammer with penalty

Show notes:

Recap: AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway

    • Kevin Harvick dominates
      • Wins both stages and the race
      • Qualifies for a shot at Homestead. Then…
    • Harvick’s penalty
      • Illegal alterations to the rear spoiler
      • Win does not qualify him for the final four
      • Docked 40 points
      • Crew Chief Rodney Childers and Car Chief Robert Smith both suspended for the last two races of the season.
      • Childers fined $75,000

 

  • Audio (2:47) Scott Miller, Senior Vice President of Competition for NASCAR comments on what the team did.

 

Points:

  1. Joey Logano WIN
  2. Kyle Busch +28
  3. Martin Truex Jr. +25
  4. Kevin Harvick +3

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  1. Kurt Busch -3
  2. Chase Elliott -17
  3. Aric Almirola -35
  4. Clint Bowyer -51

Do We Care?

News Items:

Silly Season:

Preview: Can-Am 500 at ISM Raceway

  • Grandstand seats are sold out for Sunday. Standing Room Only tickets still available.
  • Picks
    • James: Chase Elliott
    • Eric: Denny Hamlin

Dark Horse

    • Eric: William Byron
    • James: Ryan Newman
  • Shoutouts if any

Close show

  • Where can we be found on social media?
  • James @jameskuch on Twitter
  • Eric @TSuperspeedway on Twitter
  • Facebook: Facebook.com/TheSuperSpeedway

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Podcast #85 — Toughen Up Truex

Show notes:

Recap: First Data 500 from Martinsville Speedway

  • Joey Logano takes the win
  • Martin Truex Jr. ends up third
  • Last lap battle with Truex and Logano

Points:

  1. Joey Logano – WIN
  2. Kyle Busch +45
  3. Martin Truex Jr. +25
  4. Kevin Harvick +25

———————–

  1. Kurt Busch -25
  2. Chase Elliott -31
  3. Clint Bowyer -42
  4. Aric Almirola -50

News Items:

Silly Season:

Preview: AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway

  • Picks
    • Eric: Kyle Busch
    • James: Chase Elliott

Dark Horse

    • James: William Byron
    • Eric: Trevor Bayne

Close show

  • Where can we be found on social media?
  • James @jameskuch on Twitter
  • Eric @TSuperspeedway on Twitter
  • Facebook: Facebook.com/TheSuperSpeedway

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