SHOW #559 – Guests: Ryan Blaney and Bubba Wallace – We recap the Phoenix weekend, discuss the 200 win mark for Kyle Busch vs. The King, the NASCAR HoF has it’s 20 of possibles for 2020, we preview Auto Club Speedway California Dreamin’ style, and tons of fun. Plus, a surprise interview at the end. Hosted by Kerry Murphey and Toby Christie.
By Toby Christie, Editor – Follow on Twitter @Toby_Christie
After a stirring performance, which led to a second-place finish in the Daytona 500, there was buzz over the last week that Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Rookie Bubba Wallace was ready to win a race. You’ll have to excuse everyone as restrictor plate races have a way of pulling the wool over people’s eyes.
But the expectations of a win, are far too premature and unfair for Wallace (Only two rookies since 2010 have won a race in Monster Energy Cup competition). After looking like a seasoned veteran in Daytona, Wallace, 24, reminded us that he was indeed a rookie in Atlanta.
Continue reading “Can We Relax the Expectations For Bubba Wallace?”
By: Toby Christie, Editor – Follow on Twitter @Toby_Christie
Speedweeks 2018 is in the books. For the last couple of weeks, we were treated to a stunning display of brightly colored race cars driving two to three, and sometimes four-wide.
We saw breathtaking crashes, that luckily every driver walked away from.
In all, 58 machines were wadded up past the point of being able to finish the race between the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, NASCAR Xfinity Series, NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, and ARCA Racing Series events in Daytona. Continue reading “There’s More Than Wrecked Cars to Talk About After Daytona”
By: Reid Spencer — NASCAR Wire Service
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Darrell “Bubba” Wallace has arrived—and he’s feeling it.
After years of starts and stops in a racing career that’s finally in gear, Wallace is set to compete in his first full-time season in Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series racing.
What’s more, he’ll be driving the vaunted No. 43 fielded by Richard Petty Motorsports in partnership with Richard Childress Racing.
The significance is not lost on Wallace, who has finally taken the step that matters.
Continue reading “Darrell “Bubba” Wallace is Ready to Enjoy a Stint at the Top of the NASCAR World”
By: Toby Christie, Editor – Follow on twitter @Toby_Christie
FORT WORTH, Texas — We know who will drive the famed No. 43 car for Richard Petty Motorsports in 2018, Bubba Wallace. The sponsorship picture is still a little cloudy, but it’s getting clearer each day.
Continue reading “Who Will Be Richard Petty Motorsports’ Manufacturer Next Year?”