SHOW #503 – Guest: Daytona 500 Pole Sitter Alex Bowman, we recap the The Clash, Daytona 500 Qualifying, a special appearance from DW’s grey hair, Toby and Kerry time travel (apparently) plus we get you all set up for the Daytona 500, in our own unique way. Hosted by Kerry Murphey and Toby Christie

(Roughly 48:00 mins)

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By: Toby Christie, Editor — Follow on Twitter @Toby_Christie

Wine. Cheddar cheese. Cast iron skillets.

These are things that Jimmie Johnson is aiming to be more like in 2018. All three items get better as they age. Johnson, the seven-time Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion, is coming off of the least successful season of his 16-year career.

Last season, Johnson set personal lows in top-fives (4), top-10s (11), laps led (217), average start (16.9) and average finish (16.8). However, the lackluster results weren’t for a lack of effort.
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SHOW #495 – Guest: Alex Bowman, our look at the Top 16 Drivers of 2017, rolls on with Part 2, Danica & Ricky are no more :(, Blaney becomes an actor, Kyle Busch and Samantha do lip sync stuff, where art thou Monster?, and we fill 5 more minutes somehow. Hosted by Kerry Murphey and Toby Christie

(Roughly 48:00 mins)

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. 88 Nationwide InsuranceNO. 88 DRIVER SCHEDULE:
Sept. 4, Darlington Raceway – Jeff Gordon*
Sept. 10, Richmond International Raceway – Jeff Gordon
Sept. 18, Chicagoland Speedway – Alex Bowman
Sept. 25, New Hampshire Motor Speedway – Alex Bowman
Oct. 2, Dover International Speedway – Jeff Gordon
Oct. 8, Charlotte Motor Speedway – Alex Bowman
Oct. 16, Kansas Speedway – Alex Bowman
Oct. 23, Talladega Superspeedway – Alex Bowman
Oct. 30, Martinsville Speedway – Jeff Gordon
Nov. 6, Texas Motor Speedway – Alex Bowman
Nov. 13, Phoenix International Raceway – Alex Bowman
Nov. 20, Homestead-Miami Speedway – Alex Bowman
*Previously announced