Podcast #140 — Erik Jones win the Busch CRASH

Show notes:

Recap: Busch Clash

  • Erik Jones survives to win in a battered car after three wrecks
  • Did we like the race? Did we not? 
  • Changes we’d like to see? Should the race continue? 
  • Blocking seems to be an issue. Is there a solution?
  • Fox had it’s “new” broadcast crew. How did they do? 
  • Did this show us ANYTHING that we can expect this Sunday?

Other racing? 

  • Ricky Stenhouse Jr. is on the pole for the Daytona 500
  • Hailee Deegan finishes second in first ARCA Menards start
  • Eric got the Track Pass from NBC Gold and watched the first ever ARCA Menards West Series race from New Smyrna

News Items: 

2020 Season Predictions:

  • One big gamble:
    • James: William Byron will make the final four
    • Eric: Christopher Bell, Cole Custer and Tyler Reddick will win a race
  • Team to watch:
    • Eric: Hendrick Motorsports: on the upswing this season 
    • James: Team Penske because of potential turmoil and Blaney/Kez contracts being up
  • Pick 2 drivers that made the playoffs last year who won’t make it in 2020. Pick 2 new playoff drivers.
    • James: 
      • Out: Ryan Newman, Clint Bowyer
      •  In: Jimmie Johnson, Ricky Stenhouse Jr. 
    • Eric: 
      • Out: Clint Bowyer, Ryan Newman, Alex Bowman
      • In: Jimmie Johnson, Christopher Bell, Cole Custer
  • Who will win Rookie of the Year?
    • Eric: Christopher Bell
    • James: Christopher Bell
  • What will be the best race?
    • James: Fall Martinsville
    • Eric: Coke Zero Sugar 400
  • What will be the worst race?
    • Eric: Big Machine Vodka 400 at the Brickyard Powered by Florida Georgia Line
    • James: Homestead
  • Who will be our final 4?
    • James: William Byron, Kyle Busch, Denny Hamlin, Joey Logano
    • Eric: Kyle Busch, Denny Hamlin, Kevin Harvick, Joey Logano
  • Who will be our 2020 Champion?
    • Eric: Denny Hamlin
    • James: Kyle Busch

Preview: Daytona 500

  • Picks
    • James: Erik Jones
    • Eric: Kyle Busch

Dark Horse

    • Eric: Brendan Gaughan
    • James: David Reagan

Fantasy League Update

  • The Super Speedway @ nascar.com

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 #139 — The 2020 NASCAR season is here!

Show notes:

News Items: 

Preview the Busch Clash

Season is almost here

  • Next Week we preview the Daytona 500 and make our awful yearly predictions.

Shoutouts

  • Eric:
  • James: Thanks for the feedback… Fantasy will return – Same format. 

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 #138 — A whole bunch of NASCAR news to catch up on

Show notes:

News Items: 

Season is almost here

  • We’ll be back next week to preview the Busch Clash, and the following week is the Daytona 500

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 #137 — What are those new pit road rules again?

Show notes:

What have we been up to this last month?

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 #136 — Cole Pearn leaves JGR and NASCAR

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

 For more of the podcast:

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  • Podcasts will be found on there as well. 
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Podcast #135 — Kyle Busch is a two-time champion and Jimmie Johnson will retire

Show notes:

Recap: Ford 400

  • Kyle Busch becomes a two-time champion
    • Post-race celebration was kind of subdued
    • No asterisk on this title
  • MISTAKES
    • Martin Truex Jr.’s team mixes up the front tires on early pitstop
      • Amazing this was caught as quickly as it was
    • Denny Hamlin’s team puts a tarp on the front end instead of a piece of tape
  • Look back at our 2019 Predictions

Trucks

  • Matt Crafton wins his third championship

Xfinity

  • Tyler Reddick wins back-to-back titles

News Items: 

Fantasy League Update

  • James will update

Playoff bracket update

  • James will update

Shoutouts if any

    • Eric: 
      • Behrend Speedway ->
        • Rudi Bintang (rudibintang_dc) on Insta. Has a 1/64-scale diarama of Nurburgring 
        • salutinggecko51 – Just finished a 1/87 scale version of Martinsville
      • Michael Waltrip Documentary “Blink of an Eye”
    • 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 #134 — Hamlin wins to lock in to the Final Four

Show notes:

Introduce Ben Lutrario

Recap: Bluegreen Vacations 500 at ISM Raceway:

  • Denny Hamlin cashes in on a must win race
    • Where does this rank on his biggest wins?
    • First Phoenix win since 2012
  • Joey spent most of the race rooting for Kyle to catch Denny 
    • Will not repeat. This is the first decade in NASCAR history that there are no back-to-back champions.
  • Chase’s disaster continues

Preview Ford Championship Weekend

  • Trucks: 
    • #52-Stewart Friesen
    • #24-Brett Moffitt
    • #45-Ross Chastain
    • #88-Matt Crafton
  • Xfinity:
    • #7-Justin Allgaier
    • #20-Christopher Bell
    • #2-Tyler Reddick
    • #00-Cole Custer

The Cup Championship 4

  1. Martin Truex Jr.
  2. Kevin Harvick
  3. Denny Hamlin
  4. Kyle Busch

News Items: 

Preview: The Ford 400 from Homestead

  • Picks
    • RACE/CHAMPION
    • Ben: Blaney/Hamlin
    • James: Harvick
    • Eric: Truex
    • Dark Horse 
    • Ben: Kyle Larson 
    • Eric: Daniel Suarez
    • James: Paul Menard

Fantasy League Update

  • James will update

Playoff bracket update

  • James will update
  • Shoutouts if any
    • Eric: 
    • James: 
    • Ben:

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 133 — Harvick locks in, Penske buys Indy

Show notes:

Recap: AAA 500 at Texas Motor Speedway

  • SHR flexes its muscle
    • Harvick locks into the Championship 4 (His 5th in the 6 years of existence)
    • So did SHR rope a dope all of us heading into Miami? 
  • Hamlin goes from 24 in to 20 out. 
    • PJ1 seemed to be a problem for a lot of teams
  • Chase cross off? 
  • Larson upset with Bubba, all drivers who spin on purpose     

Playoffs:

  • 1) #19-Martin Truex, Jr. 4133, locked in to Championship race
  • 2) #4-Kevin Harvick 4113, locked in to Championship race
  • 3) #18-Kyle Busch 4113, +22
  • 4) #22-Joey Logano 4111, +20
  • outside the top 4
  • 5) #11-Denny Hamlin 4091, -20
  • 6) #42-Kyle Larson 4088, -23
  • 7) #12-Ryan Blaney 4088, -23
  • 8) #9-Chase Elliott 4033, -78

News Items: 

Do We Care: 

  • XXXXX

Preview: Bluegreen Vacations 500 from ISM Raceway

  • Picks
    • Eric: Kevin Harvick
    • James: Denny Hamlin
    • Dark Horse
    • James: Austin Dillon
    • Eric: Ryan Newman

Fantasy League Update

  • XXXX 

Playoff bracket update

  • XXX
  • Shoutouts if any
    • Eric: Dale Jr. Podcast thing and Spy cam
    • 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 #132 — Kyle Busch can stay in his f—— motorhome

Show notes:

Recap: First Data 500 at Martinsville Speedway

  • Truex locks into the championship 4.
  • Hamlin vs. Logano
    • (NEWS) Logano Crewman Suspended for Texas
  • Kyle Busch vs. Aric Almirola 

Trucks: 

  • Todd Gilliland FINALLY gets a win. 
    • No word on his future for next season
    • Probably won’t be with KBM?

Playoffs:

  • 1) #19-Martin Truex, Jr. 4102, locked in to Championship race
  • 2) #11-Denny Hamlin 4082, +24
  • 3) #18-Kyle Busch 4075, +17
  • 4) #22-Joey Logano 4072, +14
  • outside the top 4
  • 5) #4-Kevin Harvick 4058, -14
  • 6) #12-Ryan Blaney 4057, -15
  • 7) #42-Kyle Larson 4048, -24
  • 8) #9-Chase Elliott 4028, -44

News Items: 

Preview: AAA Texas 500 from Texas Motor Speedway

  • Picks
    • James: Kevin Harvick
    • Eric: Chase Elliott
    • Dark Horse
    • Eric: William Byron
    • James: Ricky Stenhouse Jr.

Fantasy League Update

  • XXXX 

Playoff bracket update

  • XXX
  • Shoutouts if any
    • 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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#131 — Chase gets it done, Brad falls out at Kansas

Show notes:

Recap: Hollywood Casino 400 from Kansas Speedway

  • Hamlin dominates
    • He’s the title favorite, right? 
  • A disaster day for Brad
  • Chase again shows us the importance of stage points

-Xfinity Race

– Post Race altercation between Tyler Reddick and Cole Custer

Playoffs:

  • 1) #18-Kyle Busch 4046
  • 2) #19-Martin Truex, Jr. 4042
  • 3) #11-Denny Hamlin 4037
  • 4) #22-Joey Logano 4030
  • outside the top 4
  • 5) #4-Kevin Harvick 4028
  • 6) #9-Chase Elliott 4024
  • 7) #42-Kyle Larson 4011
  • 8) #12-Ryan Blaney 4009
  • CUT
  • #88-Alex Bowman
  • #2-Brad Keselowski
  • #14-Clint Bowyer
  • #24-William Byron

News Items: 

Do We Care: 

  • XXXXX

Preview: First Data 500 from Martinsville Speedway

  • Picks
    • Eric: Chase Elliott
    • James: Denny Hamlin
    • Dark Horse
    • James: Chris Buescher
    • Eric: Daniel Suarez

Fantasy League Update

  • XXXX

Playoff bracket update

  • XXX

Shoutouts if any

    • Eric: M&M Cup Series Stop Motion on Nascar’s Youtube Page
    • 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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  • Podcasts will be found on there as well. 
  • Find us on iTunes, Google Play and Soundcloud

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