Podcast #261 — Joey Logano, Ty Gibbs and Zayne Smith are NASCAR champs

Show notes:

  • Cup Series: NASCAR Cup Series Championship
    • Joey Logano enters the hall of multi champions
    • Logano, Bell and Chastain all had a shot at it during the day but nobody was as consistent as the 22 team.
      • Pit stops were the difference late.
        • 22 team was crisp all day while the 1 and the 20 had issues
    • Logano the Killer? Confidence was high all week.
    • Chastain and Chase have contact
    • Chastain could never recover from starting 25th
  • Xfinity Series: NASCAR Xfinity Series Championship
    • Ty Gibbs holds off Noah Gragson to capture his first title
      • Coy Gibbs passes a few hours after the race.
    • This was a great race
  • Truck Series: Lucas Oil 150
    • Zane Smith captures first championship

News

Picks

ERIC DID IT!!!!

Fantasy League

I DID IT!!!!!

Shoutouts if any

  • Eric: 
  • James: 

Black Flags

  • 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 #260 — Ross Chastain pulls the Hail Melon at Martinsville

Show notes:

  • Cup Series: Xfinity 500
    • Christopher Bell gets his second walk-off win of the season to advance to the Final Four and nobody cares
    • Ross Chastain pulls the videogame move to knock Denny Hamlin out of the Final Four and earn a chance to race for a championship.
      • What do we think of the move?
      • Steve O’Donnell says there are no plans to outlaw the move for this weekend, but NASCAR will look at it in the offseason to see if there needs to be a rule against it. 
    • Tyler Reddick ends his day early after contact – says he didn’t feel well after
    • Keselowski gets DQ’d
  • Xfinity Series: Dead On Tools 250
    • Ty Gibbs wrecks two other JGR teammates to win
      • Knocks Brandon Jones out of a chance to win the championship

Playoff Standings

News

Picks: Phoenix

  • Truck Series: Lucas Oil 150
    • James: Stewart Friesen
      • Champion: Chandler Smith
    • Eric: John Hunter Nemecheck
      • Champion: Zane Smith
  • Xfinity Series: NASCAR Xfinity Series Championship
    • James: Austin Hill
      • Champion: Noah Gragson
    • Eric: Brandon Jones
      • Champion: Justin Allgaier
  • Cup Series: NASCAR Cup Series Championship
    • James: Kyle Larson
      • Champion: Joey Logano
    • Eric: Chase Briscoe
      • Champion: Ross Chastain

Fantasy League

Shoutouts if any

  • Eric: 
  • James: 

Black Flags

  • Eric: 
  • James: 

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 #259 — Kyle Larson FINALLY wins at Homestead

Show notes:

  • Cup Series: Dixie Vodka 400
    • Kyle Larson FINALLY wins at Homestead
    • Blaney throws another one away
  • Xfinity Series: Contender Boats 300
    • Noah Gragson puts on a clinic
  • Truck Series: Baptist Health Cancer Care 200
    • Ty Majeski wins second career race, second in this round
    • Thorsport helps Ben Rhodes advance

Playoff Standings

News

  • Tony Stewart is going drag racing

Picks: Martinsville

  • Xfinity Series: 
    • James: AJ Allmendinger
    • Eric: Noah Gragson
  • Cup Series: 
    • James: Willian Byron
    • Eric: Ross Chastain

Fantasy League

Shoutouts if any

  • Eric: 
  • James: 

Black Flags

  • Eric: Ryan Blaney
  • James: Tim Cook 

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 #258 — NASCAR drops the hammer on Bubba

Show notes:

  • Cup Series: South Point 400
    • Joey Logano is the first to qualify for the Final Four at Phoenix
    • Bubba Wallace loses his mind after contact with Kyle Larson
      • Christopher Bell suffers the consequences
      • NASCAR suspends Bubba Wallace for one race
        • No fine. No points. 
    • Blaney looked great but wrecks
    • Chastain narrowly misses the win and advancing
    • Chase Briscoe was impressive

Playoff Standings

News

Picks Las Vegas

  • Truck Series: Baptist Health Cancer Care 200
    • James: John Hunter Nemechek
    • Eric: Zane Smith
  • Xfinity Series: Contender Boats 300
    • James: Ty Gibbs
    • Eric: Brandon Jones
  • Cup Series: Dixie Vodka 400
    • James: Tyler Reddick
    • Eric: Kyle Larson

Fantasy League

Shoutouts if any

  • Eric: 
  • James: 

Jackass Corner is dead. These are now our Black Flags

  • 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:

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Podcast #257 — Bell gets a walkoff as the NASCAR circus plows through the Roval

Show notes:

  • Cup Series: Bank of America Roval 400
    • Chris Bell breaks through in a win or go home situation
    • Chase Briscoe moves on while Larson and Suarez fade.”
    • Chaos near the end of the race mixes things up.
      • Larson is OUT
    • Respect seems to again be an issue, right?
  • Final Four Picks:
    • James: Byron, Elliott, Hamlin, Bell
    • Eric: Elliott, Hamlin, Bell, Chastain
  • Xfinity Series: Drive for the Cure 250
    • AJ Allmendinger remains undefeated at the Roval. 

Playoff Standings

News

Picks Las Vegas

  • Xfinity Series: Alsco Uniforms 302
    • Eric: Noah Gragson
    • James: Justin Allgaier
  • Cup Series: South Point 400
    • Eric: Ross Chastain
    • James: Bubba Wallace 

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 #256 — Elliott wins at Big-One-less Talladega

Show notes:

  • Xfinity Series: Sparks 300
    • AJ Allmendinger finally wins on a superspeedway
      • Becomes first driver to beat Noah Gragson in five weeks. 
  • Truck Series: Chevy Silverado 250
    • Matt DiBenedetto is a Truck Series winner
    • Fox can’t figure out how the moment of caution works
    • Jordan Anderson’s SCARY fire/wreck

Playoff Standings

News

Picks Charlotte Roval

  • Xfinity Series: Drive for the Cure 250
    • Eric: Ty Gibbs
    • James: AJ Almendinger
  • Cup Series: Bank of America Roval 400
    • Eric: Ryan Blaney
    • James: Kyle Larson

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 #255 — Texas: ‘Demolish this place, first. Then start over from scratch.’

Show notes:

  • Cup Series: Autotrader Echopark Automotive 500
    • Well… that was something. Reddick survives to win his third on the season
    • Tire issues plague the event
    • Hamlin adds Byron to his do nothing about it list
      • NASCAR “didn’t have eyes on” Byron retaliation
      • Byron fined $50K and loses 25 driver and owner points
    • Ty Gibbs can take a seat.
      • Ty Gibbs fined $75K and loses 25 owner points
    • Cody Ware goes out on a stretcher after a brutal hit
      • Team expects him to be clear to race Sunday at Talladega
  • 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: Andy’s Frozen Custard 300
    • Noah Gragson wins fourth in a row tying Sam Ard’s record. 

News

Picks Talladega

  • Truck Series: Chevy Silverado 250
    • James: Zane Smith
    • Eric: Kaz Grala
  • Xfinity Series: Sparks 300
    • James: Austin Hill
    • Eric: Ryan Sieg
  • Cup Series: Yellawood 500
    • James: Denny Hamlin
    • Eric: Brad Keselowski

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 #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
  • Facebook: Facebook.com/TheSuperSpeedway

 For more of the podcast:

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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:

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