Then, we offer some updates from the NASCAR Truck Series who are on break. Afterward, we’ll review the NASCAR Xfinity Series at Darlington Raceway.
Next, is the media interview with the race-winning NASCAR Cup Series team of Erik Jones, driver of the iconic No. 43 Petty GMS Racing Chevrolet, crew chief Dave Elenz, and competition director Joey Cohen. Afterward, we review the NASCAR Cup Series at Darlington.
We end this episode with the HotTopicsSound-Off conversation with the Fan4Racing crew!
NASCAR XFINITY Series drivers will race 300 miles over 200 laps in the Drive for the Cure 300 on Sunday, October 9th. NBC Sports Network coverage begins at 4 pm ET (or immediately after the Sprint Cup race – whichever comes first) with radio coverage on PRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio, channel 90.
What to Watch For: Daniel Suarez (6.6) and Elliott Sadler (8.9) – both of whom have advanced to the NASCAR XFINITY Series Chase Round of 8 via victories – lead all championship contenders in average finish at 1.5-mile tracks this year.
The Chase bubble is packed with ten drivers within 17 points of elimination. Here’s where the drivers who haven’t clinched berths in the Round of 8 stand: Justin Allgaier (17 points ahead of Ty Dillon on the cutoff line), Brendan Gaughan (+14), Ryan Reed (+11), Darrell Wallace Jr. (+10), Blake Koch (+4), Brennan Poole (+3), Dillon (-3 points below Brennan Poole on the cutoff line), Erik Jones (-4), Ryan Sieg (-10) and Brandon Jones (-18). Continue reading →