Is Kyle Busch Really on the Ropes?

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Is Kyle Busch really on the ropes when he states that he'll be eliminated in the next NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs Round of 12?
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Is Kyle Busch really on the ropes when he says that he’ll be eliminated in the next NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs Round of 12?

For most of his NASCAR Cup Series career, Kyle Busch seems invincible.  He has an uncanny ability to win races at will and is an easy fantasy pick every weekend.  But now, for whatever reason, 2020 is different.  This season, the defending 2019 NASCAR Cup Series Champion appears to be mortal.  Kyle Busch is now beatable on the track.

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Las Vegas, Memphis NASCAR Weekend Preview with Hot Topics on Fan4Racing Radio

Las Vegas, Memphis  NASCAR Weekend Preview is presented by host Sharon Burton and co-host Jay Husmann. Join us as we rev up NASCAR fans for the upcoming weekend of racing. Then stick around for Hot Topics Sound Off with co-host Andy Laskey and the Fan4Racing crew! 

This episode centers around Las Vegas Motor Speedway for the NASCAR Cup, Xfinity, and Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series, along with ARCA West at the Las Vegas Bullring. Also the ARCA Menards Series at Memphis International Raceway.  We’ll also give a few updates ARCA East along with pre-race audio from drivers as time permits.

The Agenda

  • First, we preview the ARCA Menards Series at Memphis, the ARCA West at the Las Vegas Bullring, and updates from the ARCA East.
  • Next, we preview the NASCAR Truck race at Las Vegas.
  • Next, our preview continues with the NASCAR Xfinity and Cup Series at Las Vegas.
  • Then, it’s Hot Topics Sound Off with the Fan4Racing Crew.

As always…Thanks for listening!

Bristol, Winchester NASCAR Race Review with Hot Topics on Fan4Racing Radio

Bristol, Winchester NASCAR Race Review is presented by host Sharon Burton and co-host Sal Sigala. Join us for the smartest race talk around! Then stick around for Hot Topics Sound Off with the Fan4Racing crew!

Bristol, Winchester NASCAR Race Review is presented by host Sharon Burton and co-host Sal Sigala. Join us for the smartest race talk around! Then stick around for Hot Topics Sound Off with the Fan4Racing crew!

This episode centers around the Bristol Motor Speedway for the NASCAR Cup, Xfinity, and Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series, along with the ARCA Menards Series and ARCA East at Winchester Speedway. We’ll also give a few updates for the ARCA West with post-race audio as time allows.

The Agenda

  • First, we review the ARCA Menards Series and ARCA East in Bristol and their second race at Winchester
  • Then, we review the NASCAR Trucks, Xfinity, and Cup Series at Bristol.
  • Next is Hot Topics Sound Off with our Fan4Racing Crew.

As always…Thanks for listening!

Harvick Wins Ninth Race of the Season in Bristol

Kevin Harvick wins ninth race of the season in the NASCAR Cup Series Bass Pro Shops Night Race on Saturday night at Bristol Motor Speedway.
BRISTOL, TENNESSEE – SEPTEMBER 19: Kevin Harvick, driver of the No. 4 Busch Light Ford, crosses the finish line to win the NASCAR Cup Series Bass Pro Shops Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway on September 19, 2020, in Bristol, Tennessee. Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images

Harvick wins ninth race of the season in the NASCAR Cup Series Bass Pro Shops Night Race on Saturday night at Bristol Motor Speedway.

Bristol Motor Speedway played host for the final race in the first round of the NASCAR Cup Series playoffs. The fight for the Round of 12 final spots are tight through the first two races, and those looking to advance had one last chance. That opportunity is in a 500-lap run on the bull ring of Bristol Motor Speedway, and the event surely lives up to the drama unfolding in the last few weeks.

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Harvick Holds Off Busch for Intense Bristol Victory

Harvick holds off Busch to win the NASCAR Cup Series Bass Pro Shops Night Race on Saturday night at Bristol Motor Speedway.
BRISTOL, TENNESSEE – SEPTEMBER 19: Kevin Harvick, driver of the No. 4 Busch Light Ford, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Cup Series Bass Pro Shops Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway on September 19, 2020, in Bristol, Tennessee. Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images

Harvick holds off Busch to win the NASCAR Cup Series Bass Pro Shops Night Race on Saturday night at Bristol Motor Speedway.

In a battle of two of stock car racing’s titans, Kevin Harvick swapped the lead with Kyle Busch and held off the defending NASCAR Cup Series champion over an intense string of closing laps to win Saturday’s Bass Pro Shops Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway.

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Ty Gibbs’ Winchester Win is Nearly Flawless

Ty Gibbs' Winchester win is nearly flawless for the ARCA Menards Series Toyota 200 on Saturday at Winchester Speedway in Indiana.
Ty Gibbs, driver of the No. 18 Monster Energy/Terrible Herbst/ORCA Toyota, after winning the Toyota 200 Presented by Crosley Brands for the ARCA Menards Series at Winchester Speedway in Winchester, Indiana on September 19, 2020. Photo by AJ Mast/ARCA Racing

Ty Gibbs’ Winchester win is nearly flawless for the ARCA Menards Series Toyota 200 on Saturday at Winchester Speedway in Indiana.

Saturday was as nearly perfect as Ty Gibbs has been all season, and that’s saying something.

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A Late Pass for Chase Briscoe Nets a Coveted NASCAR Xfinity Win at Bristol

A late pass for Chase Briscoe nets a victory in the NASCAR Xfinity Series Food City 300 on Friday night at Bristol Motor Speedway.
BRISTOL, TENNESSEE – SEPTEMBER 18: Chase Briscoe, driver of the No. 98 Ford Performance Racing School Ford, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Xfinity Series Food City 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway on September 18, 2020, in Bristol, Tennessee. Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images

A late pass for Chase Briscoe nets a victory in the NASCAR Xfinity Series Food City 300 on Friday night at Bristol Motor Speedway.

It was a perfect rub-and-run.

A Late Pass for Chase Briscoe

In a race to fill the final position for the NASCAR Xfinity Series Playoff, Chase Briscoe nudged close friend, fellow Ford driver, and regular-season champion Austin Cindric out of the way with six laps left. Then, Briscoe was able to pull away to win Friday night’s Food City 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway.

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Mayer Sweeps at Thunder Valley

Sam Mayer sweeps at Thunder Valley in the ARCA Menards Series East Bush Beans 200 on Thursday night at Bristol Motor Speedway.
Sam Mayer, the driver of the No. 21 Starr Children’s Fund Chevrolet, celebrates winning the Bush’s Beans 200 at Bristol Motor Speedway for the ARCA Menards Series/ARCA Menards Series East in Bristol, Tennessee on September 17, 2020. Photo by Jacob Kupferman/ARCA Menards

Mayer sweeps at Thunder Valley in the ARCA Menards Series and ARCA East Bush Beans 200 on Thursday night at Bristol Motor Speedway.

It’s hard to top winning three times at a race track in a single season, a feat Sam Mayer was able to finish off last Thursday night.

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Mayer Foils Playoff Drivers with a Bristol Victory

Sam Mayer foils playoff drivers after winning the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series UNOH 200 at Bristol Motor Speedway on Thursday night.
BRISTOL, TENNESSEE – SEPTEMBER 17: Sam Mayer, driver of the No. 24 Armour Guard Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series UNOH 200 presented by Ohio Logistics at Bristol Motor Speedway on September 17, 2020, in Bristol, Tennessee. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images)

Mayer foils playoff drivers after winning the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series UNOH 200 at Bristol Motor Speedway on Thursday night.

A 17-year-old stole the thunder from the Playoff drivers at Thunder Valley.

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William Byron Needs One More Clutch Moment

Byron is in need of another clutch moment after mediocre results in two of three NASCAR Cup Series playoff races in the Round of 16.
RICHMOND, VIRGINIA – SEPTEMBER 12: William Byron, driver of the No. 24 Liberty University Chevrolet, waits on the grid prior to the NASCAR Cup Series Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond Raceway on September 12, 2020, in Richmond, Virginia. Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images

William Byron needs one more clutch moment after mediocre results in two of three NASCAR Cup Series playoff races in the Round of 16.

The buzzer-beater basket; The go-ahead field goal as time expires; the walk-off home run; These are the clutch moments in sports that are the reason people watch and look forward to seeing. 

In the Coke Zero Sugar 400 at Daytona International Speedway, 22-year-old William Byron pulled off NASCAR’s version of that moment.  Byron entered the race in a tight battle with Hendrick Motorsports teammate Jimmie Johnson and Wood Brothers Racing’s Matt DiBenedetto for the final two playoff spots. In Byron’s Daytona clutch moment, he not only advances to the playoffs but he scores his first career NASCAR Cup Series victory.

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