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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Our guest in this episode…
NASCAR Xfinity Series driver, Joe Graf Jr. with SS Greenlight Racing is RESCHEDULING to next week Tuesday, Sept 8th.
This episode centers around the Daytona International Speedwayfor the NASCAR Cup and Xfinity Series, along with the Gander RV & Outdoors Truck, and ARCA Menards Series at WWT Raceway at Gateway. We’ll also give a few updates with the ARCA East and West with post-race audio as time allows.
First, we review the ARCA Menards Series and NASCAR Truck Series at Gateway
Next, we review the NASCAR Xfinity Series at Daytona
Then, we review the NASCAR Cup Series at Daytona.
Next is Hot Topics Sound Off with our Fan4Racing Crew.
Byron earns ticket to playoffs after winning the NASCAR Cup Series Coke Zero Sugar 400 at Daytona International Speedway.
With his NASCAR Cup Series Playoff hopes on the line, Hendrick Motorsports’ driver William Byron earned his first career victory Saturday night at Daytona International Speedway in the Coke Zero Sugar 400 regular-season finale.