Podcast #206 — Allmendinger steals win at Fuster Cluck 200 at the Brickyard

Show notes:

Race Recap:

  • Cup: Verizon 200 at the Brickyard
    • What a shit show
      • Turn 6 curbing comes up and takes out half the field
    • AJ Allemndinger gets his “first” (thanks Rick Allen) Cup Series victory.
      • How is he not in a Cup car full time next year?
    • Chase Briscoe wrecks Hamlin with two to go
      • Says it wasn’t intentional – just own it? 
  • Xfinity: Pennzoil 150 at the Brickyard
    • Austin Cindric brings home another road course victory
    • Turn 6 outer turtles foreshadow Sunday’s craziness

News Items: 

  • Picks 
  • Trucks: Toyota 200 Presented by CK Power from World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway
    • Eric: Sheldon Creed
    • James: Carson Hocevar
  • Xfinity: New Holland 250 from Michigan International Speedway
    • Eric: Ty Gibbs
    • James: Justin Allgair
  • Cup: FireKeepers Casino 400 from Michigan International Speedway
    • Eric: Kyle Busch
    • James: Kyle Larson

Fantasy League Update

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

 For more of the podcast:

  • Website address: www.thesuperspeedway.com
  • Podcasts will be found on there as well. 
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Podcast #205 — Larson does it again at Watkins Glen with Steve from Behrend Speedway

Show notes:

We’re joined by special guest host Steve Lester from the infamous Behrend Speedway.

Race Recap:

  • Cup: Go Bowling at the Glen
    • Kyle Larson wins another road course
    • Chase Elliott raced through the field to second
    • Brad Keselowski has brake problems all day. 
  • Xfinity: Skrewball Peanut Butter Whiskey 200
    • Ty Gibbs does it again
      • Beats two of the best road racers in the series straight up.
  • Trucks: United Rentals 176
    • Austin Hill with the win
      • Leads 35 of 61 laps
  • Other Series
    • IndyCar – Big Machine Music City Grand Prix

News Items: 

  • Picks 
  • Xfinity: Pennzoil 150 at the Brickyard
    • Eric: Austin Cindric
    • James: AJ Allmendinger
    • Steve: Ty Gibbs
  • Cup: Verizon 200 at the Brickyard
    • Eric: Kyle Larson
    • James: Chase Elliott
    • Steve: Christopher Bell

Fantasy League Update

Shoutouts if any

  • Eric: 
  • Steve: 

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
  • Podcasts will be found on there as well. 
  • Find us on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play, Stitcher and Soundcloud

Podcast #204 — Almirola shakes up playoff picture

Show notes:

  • Cup: Foxwoods Resort Casino 301
    • Aric Almirola is “Playoff Racing” Are we sure though? 
    • More NASCAR rain troubles
      • Lap 6 takes out KFB and Truex
      • End of the race: NASCAR cuts the race short by 9 laps for darkness. Did we miss out on a classic finish?
  • It’s time to start really looking at the playoff cutline. 
    • 14) #11-Denny Hamlin, 874 [point leader] +283
    • 15) #4-Kevin Harvick, 673, +82 ahead of 17th
    • 16) #8-Tyler Reddick, 596, +5
    • Currently outside the playoffs:
    • 17) #3-Austin Dillon, 591, -5 behind 16th
    • 18) #17-Chris Buescher, 475, -121
    • 19) #21-Matt DiBenedetto, 453, -143
    • 20) #42-Ross Chastain, 452, -144
  • Xfinity: Ambetter Get Vaccinated 200
    • Chris Bell dominates and that’s about it.
  • SRX – Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway
    • Ringer Chase Elliott battles his hero and his dad for the win. 
    • Elliott vs. Elliott in the first stage
    • Could Stewart have tried the bump-n-run?
    • Great racing, especially when Castroneves showed everyone the high line
    • Stewart wins the first SRX championship. 
    • Chase lobbies for a Cup race. 
      • Gluck says track has a LONG WAY to go.

News Items: 

  • Picks 
  • Trucks: United Rentals 176 at theGlen
    • Eric: Todd Gilliland
    • James: John Hunter Nemecheck
  • Xfinity: August 7th at Watkins Glen International (No Name lol)
    • Eric: Harrison Burton
    • James: Austin Cindric
  • Cup: Go Bowling at the Glen
    • Eric: Chase Elliott
    • James: Kyle Larson

Fantasy League Update

Shoutouts if any

  • Eric: This week’s DBC
  • 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
  • Podcasts will be found on there as well. 
  • Find us on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play, Stitcher and Soundcloud

Podcast #203 — Kurt bests Kyle in Battle of the Busches

Show notes:

Race Recap:

  • Trucks: Corn Belt 150 Presented by Premier Chevy Dealers from Knoxville Raceway
    • Austin Hill gets the win
    • First two stages were smooth, last was a demo derby
      • FOUR GWCs. 
    • Good race or bad? 
  • Xfinity: Credit Karma Money 250 from Atlanta
    • Kyle Busch gets his 102nd Xfinity Series victory
      • Sweeps all five Xfinity races this season
      • Says this is it, no more Xfinity races
    • Daniel Hemric was on the way to the win but wrecks off Kyle’s bumper on a late race restart
  • SRX – Slinger
    • Marco Andretti gets the win
    • How great was this race? 
    • PT has run-ins with everyone, Hailie Deegan finally takes him out. 

News Items: 

  • Picks 
  • Xfinity: Ambetter Get Vaccinated 200
    • James: Justin Allgaier
    • Eric: Daniel Hemric
  • Cup: Foxwoods Resort Casino 301
    • James: Martin Truex Jr 
    • Eric: Kyle Busch

Fantasy League Update

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

 For more of the podcast:

  • Website address: www.thesuperspeedway.com
  • Podcasts will be found on there as well. 
  • Find us on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play, Stitcher and Soundcloud

Episode 202 — Trackhouse shocks the world by buying Ganassi Racing

Show notes:

Race Recap:

  • Cup – Jockey Made in America 250
    • Chase Elliott does it AGAIN
    • Austin Cindric looked strong in this until he broke a rear gear
    • Alex Bowman takes out Kyle Larson
    • Long Caution at the end of Stage 1
  • Xfinity – Henry 180
    • KFB. Can sweep his Xfinity starts this weekend.
    • Ty Gibbs was great until he broke his transmission
  • SRX – IRP
    • Ernie Francis Jr. gets the win
    • First dull race of the series? 
      • Ending certainly made up for it. 
    • Tempers are starting to flare
      • Is that dumb? 
    • Chase Elliott will race at Nashville Fairgrounds

News Items: 

  • Picks 
    • Trucks: Corn Belt 150 Presented by Premier Chevy Dealers from Knoxville Raceway
      • Eric: Grant Enfinger
      • James: Stewart Friesen
  • Xfinity: Credit Karma Money 250 from Atlanta
    • Eric: Justin Allgaier
    • James: Harrison Burton
  • Cup: Quaker State 400 Presented by Walmart at Atlanta
    • Eric: Kyle Larson
    • James: Alex Bowman

Fantasy League Update

Shoutouts if any

  • Eric: 
  • James: 

Show and Tell: 

  • James: 
  • Eric: 

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
  • Podcasts will be found on there as well. 
  • Find us on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play, Stitcher and Soundcloud
  • YouTube: Search for Dream Bigger Media

Podcast #201 — Bowman and KFB sneak victories with last-lap passes at Pocono

Show notes:

Race Recap: 

  • Cup – Pocono Organics CBD 325
    • Kyle Larson
      • Does not win! Blows a tire in the final corner and gives Bowman a gift
    • This was a good race, battles all day
    • Let’s talk about noses
  • Cup – Explore the Pocono Mountains 350
    • A Kyle wins again. This time it’s KFB.
      • Does it with a busted transmission
    • Fuel Mileage races = FUN? 
    • First top 5 for 23XI
      • MJ wants more
  • Trucks – CRC Brakleen 150
    • John Hunter wins on a late race restart
    • KFB annoyed by Sheldon Creed
  • Xfinity – Pocono Green 225 Recycled by J.P. Mascaro & Sons
    • Cindric gets it done again
    • Another great day for Ty Gibbs. He has no weaknesses?
    • Big hit for Hailey

News Items: 

  • Picks Road America
    • There will be a lot of talk this weekend about being the inaugural race at Road America for the Cup Series, but that is not true. The NASCAR Grand National Series, now known as the Cup Series, raced one race at Road America in 1956. 
      • Buck Baker started on the pole and led the first five laps of the race. Tim Flock passed him on lap 6 and would lead twice for 17 laps, including the last 10, to win the event. Marvin Panch led 23 laps before breaking a rear end and retiring, and Speedy Thompson led 18 laps before blowing a motor. 
      • The race ended with just five drivers on the lead lap out of the 26-car field and winner Tim Flock would take home a whopping $2,950 for his victory. 
      • Courtesy of Racing Reference
  • Xfinity – Henry 180
    • Eric: AJ Allmendinger
    • James: Austin Cindric
  • Cup – Jockey Made in America 250
    • Eric: Denny Hemlin
    • James: Kyle Larson

Fantasy League Update

Shoutouts if any

  • Eric: 
  • James: 

Show and Tell: 

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
  • Podcasts will be found on there as well. 
  • Find us on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play, Stitcher and Soundcloud

Podcast #200 — Larson dominates again in Music City

Show notes:

Show and Tell: 

Race Recap: 

  • Cup – Ally 400
    • Kyle Larson
      • Hendrick says increased interest in sponsorship (duh)
    • Chase Elliot DQ’d for five loose lugnuts (not on the same wheel)
      • Fair penalty?
    • Brake and tire issues
      • Blaney pounds the wall
      • Lot’s of yellows from debris following this crash
  • Trucks – Rackley Roofing 200
    • Ryan Preece gets the win
    • Todd Gilliland loses 25 points and the front of his truck after not passing pre-qualifying inspection
      • Rallies for second-place finish anyway after starting in the rear. 
  • Xfinity – Tennessee Lottery 250
    • KFB gets his 100th Xfinity Series victory
      • Says he doesn’t believe JGR has sold any races for him next year, so after the last two this year, he may be done.
      • Also commented he could quit Cup and race Xfinity full time

News Items: 

  • Picks Pocono
  • Trucks – CRC Brakleen 150
    • Eric: John Hunter Nemecheck
    • James: Sheldon Creed
  • Cup – Pocono Organics CBD 325
    • Eric: William Byron
    • James: Kyle Larson
  • Xfinity – Pocono Green 225 Recycled by J.P. Mascaro & Sons
    • Eric: Austin Cindric
    • James: Ty Gibbs
  • Cup – Explore the Pocono Mountains 350
    • Eric: Kyle Larson
    • James: Denny Hamlin

Fantasy League Update

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

 For more of the podcast:

  • Website address: www.thesuperspeedway.com
  • Podcasts will be found on there as well. 
  • Find us on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play, Stitcher and Soundcloud

Podcast #199 — Larson is an All Star once again

Show notes:

Race Recap: 

  • Cup – The All-Star Race
    • Kyle Larson wins the 10 lap shootout
      • The outside pass
      • Was Chase’s rein as the Alpha Dog the shortest in the history of Hendrick
      • Quick Note on Larson- Had a great run at the Dream at Eldora then won the All-Star Circuit of Champions Monday night.
    • Texas was the most-watched All Star race since 2017
    • What did we think of the format and the event?
  • Xfinity – Alsco Uniforms 250
    • KFB is one win from retirement. 
  • Trucks – Speedy Cash 220
    • JHN Gets his 4th win of the season

News Items: 

Preview: Nashville Superspeedway

  • Picks
  • Trucks – Rackley Roofing 200
    • Eric: Todd Gilliland
    • James: Ben Rhodes
  • Xfinity – Tennessee Lottery 250
    • Eric: Justin Allgaier
    • James: Daniel Hemric
  • Cup – Ally 400
    • Eric: Kyle Larson
    • James: William Byron

Fantasy League Update

Shoutouts if any

  • Eric: 
  • James: 

Next week: 

  • It’s our 200th Episode
  • Will be broadcasting live on Facebook
  • Come join us and hang out

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
  • Podcasts will be found on there as well. 
  • Find us on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play, Stitcher and Soundcloud

Podcast #198 — Larson takes another one at Sonoma

Show notes:

Race Recap: 

  • Cup – TOYOTA / SAVE MART 350
    • Kyle Larson
    • Larson sweeps all three stages and leads 62% of the laps for another dominating victory
    • Hendrick cars lead 76% of the race between Larson (57) and Chase Elliott (13)
  • Xfinity – B&L TRANSPORT 170
    • AJ Allmendinger gets his second win at Mid-Ohio
      • Overcomes a penalty at the end of stage 2
    • Cindric leads 30 laps but gets turned on late restart
    • Noah Gragson wrecks in the first turn
    • Harrison Burton has a similar fate

News Items: 

Preview: All Star Weekend in Texas

  • Picks
  • Trucks – Speedy Cash 220
    • Eric: Sheldon Creed
    • James: John Hunter Nemecheck
  • Xfinity – Alsco Uniforms 250
    • Eric: Daniel Hemric
    • James: Justin Allgaier
  • Cup – All Star Race (not for points)
    • Eric: Joey Logano
    • James: Kyle Busch

Fantasy League Update

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

 For more of the podcast:

  • Website address: www.thesuperspeedway.com
  • Podcasts will be found on there as well. 
  • Find us on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play, Stitcher and Soundcloud

Podcast #197 — Kyle Larson takes the field to the woodshed at Charlotte

Show notes:

Race Recap: 

  • Cup – Coke 600
    • Larson all day/night
    • Hendrick gets to 269 all time wins leader (3 in a row)
    • That was a long night
      • Eric’s NASCAR Cup Series package wish list
    • Hendrick Motorsports Mount Rushmore of Drivers
  • Xfinity – Alsco Uniforms 300
    • Poor Daniel Hemric.
    • Dude, Ty Gibbs.

News Items: 

Preview: Road Course Weekend (Mid-Ohio and our return to Sonoma)

  • Picks
  • Xfinity – B&L TRANSPORT 170
    • Eric: AJ Allmendinger
    • James: Austin Cindric
  • Cup – TOYOTA / SAVE MART 350
    • Eric: Kyle Busch
    • James: Martin Truex Jr.

Fantasy League Update

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

 For more of the podcast:

  • Website address: www.thesuperspeedway.com
  • Podcasts will be found on there as well. 
  • Find us on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play, Stitcher and Soundcloud