JOLIET, ILLINOIS – JUNE 30: Denny Hamlin, driver of the #11 FedEx Express Toyota, leads a pack of cars during the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Camping World 400 at Chicagoland Speedway on June 30, 2019 in Joliet, Illinois. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images)

Denny Hamlin was having a pretty good day in the Camping World 400 at Chicagoland Speedway. That is, until he was enforced a penalty for an uncontrolled tire during a lap 105 pit stop. Continue reading “Denny Hamlin Voices Frustration About Pit Road Penalty on Twitter”

SHOW #524 – Guests: Aric Almirola and William Byron – We recap the Daytona Wreck-Fest, hear from first time winner Erik Jones, second place Martin Truex Jr., ROVAL testing from Charlotte, NBC ratings are up, plus a full preview of Kentucky this weekend. Hosted by Kerry Murphey and Toby Christie
(Roughly 48:00 mins)(this one is a bit longer)

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SHOW #523 – Guest: We chatted about motorsports betting with Geoff Johnson from mytopsportsbooks.com

Guest #2: Ryan Blaney, driver of the #12 for Penske Racing and fellow podcaster

We also discussed the crazy Chicagoland finish between Kyle Busch and Kyle Larson, Marcus Murphey makes an appearance, lug nut penalties (of course), SHR drivers coming back for 2019, Charlotte Roval testing looms, and monster TV ratings for NBC last week. Plus we preview the mid-season Daytona under the lights race. Hosted by Kerry Murphey and Toby Christie.
(Roughly 48:00 mins)

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SHOW #482 – A full Chicagoland race recap, XFinity Series Playoffs Preview, Kasey Kahne gets a ride, Brad Vs. Toyota, Hendrick gets Grubb, and we preview race #2 in NASCAR’s Cup Series Playoffs. Hosted by Kerry Murphey and Toby Christie ( Roughly 48:00 mins)

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SHOW #481 – We recap the final race of the regular season from Richmond, try to avoid ambulances at all costs, scrape the wall to bring out the caution, and all the weeks BREAKING DANICA NEWS. Plus we review our NASCAR Playoffs Brackets and get you all set up for Chicagoland. Hosted by Kerry Murphey and Toby Christie. ( Roughly 48:00 mins)

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NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Federated Auto Parts 400SHOW #429 – We hear from the Top 5 Chase drivers, Does Dale Jr. have a chauffeur? Johnson/Elliott go Hollywood on us, Harvick is a good samaritan, did Truex and Johnson get laser busted or not? Plus we preview race #2 in the Chase from New Hampshire. Hosted by Kerry Murphey and Toby Christie.  iHeartRadio_Logos( Roughly 48:00 mins)

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NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Race – Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 400
Chicagoland Speedway
Joliet, Illinois
Sunday, September 18, 2016

1. (6) Martin Truex Jr, Toyota, 270.
2. (9) Joey Logano, Ford, 270.
3. (14) Chase Elliott #, Chevrolet, 270.
4. (22) * Ryan Blaney #, Ford, 270.
5. (2) Brad Keselowski, Ford, 270.
6. (3) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 270.
7. (19) Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, 270.
8. (1) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 270.
9. (7) Matt Kenseth, Toyota, 270.
10. (17) Alex Bowman(i), Chevrolet, 270.
11. (16) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 270.
12. (8) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 270.
13. (12) Kurt Busch, Chevrolet, 270.
14. (15) Austin Dillon, Chevrolet, 270.
15. (5) Carl Edwards, Toyota, 270.
16. (11) Tony Stewart, Chevrolet, 270.
17. (21) AJ Allmendinger, Chevrolet, 270.
18. (10) Kyle Larson, Chevrolet, 269.
19. (18) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, 269.
20. (4) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 269.
21. (26) Paul Menard, Chevrolet, 269.
22. (28) Clint Bowyer, Chevrolet, 269.
23. (20) Trevor Bayne, Ford, 269.
24. (25) Danica Patrick, Chevrolet, 269.
25. (23) Ricky Stenhouse Jr, Ford, 268.
26. (24) Greg Biffle, Ford, 268.
27. (33) Ty Dillon(i), Chevrolet, 268.
28. (13) Chris Buescher #, Ford, 268.
29. (31) Landon Cassill, Ford, 267.
30. (35) Matt DiBenedetto, Toyota, 267.
31. (34) Brian Scott #, Ford, 266.
32. (27) Aric Almirola, Ford, 266.
33. (37) Michael Annett, Chevrolet, 265.
34. (29) Casey Mears, Chevrolet, 265.
35. (32) David Ragan, Toyota, 265.
36. (36) * Cole Whitt, Chevrolet, 263.
37. (30) Michael McDowell, Chevrolet, 262.
38. (40) * Josh Wise, Chevrolet, 260.
39. (39) * Reed Sorenson, Chevrolet, 257.
40. (38) Joey Gase(i), Ford, 254.

Average Speed of Race Winner: 145.161 mph.
Time of Race: 02 Hrs, 47 Mins, 24 Secs. Margin of Victory: 0.776 Seconds.
Caution Flags: 4 for 22 laps.
Lead Changes: 17 among 9 drivers.
Lap Leaders: Kyle Busch 1-21; M. Truex Jr 22-51; B. Keselowski 52; J. Johnson 53-102; B. Keselowski 103-105; J. Johnson 106-120; C. Elliott # 121; J. Johnson 122-170; B. Keselowski 171-173; J. Johnson 174-177; C. Elliott # 178-234; D. Hamlin 235-236; J. Logano 237; R. Blaney # 238-242; A. Bowman(i) 243-248; C. Elliott # 249-265; R. Blaney # 266-268; M. Truex Jr 269-270.
Leaders Summary (Driver, Times Lead, Laps Led): J. Johnson 4 times for 118 laps; C. Elliott # 3 times for 75 laps; M. Truex Jr 2 times for 32 laps; Kyle Busch 1 time for 21 laps; R. Blaney # 2 times for 8 laps; B. Keselowski 3 times for 7 laps; A. Bowman(i) 1 time for 6 laps; D. Hamlin 1 time for 2 laps; J. Logano 1 time for 1 lap.
Top 16 in Points: M. Truex Jr – 2,050; B. Keselowski – 2,049; Kyle Busch – 2,046; D. Hamlin – 2,045; J. Logano – 2,043; C. Elliott # – 2,039; M. Kenseth – 2,038; J. Johnson – 2,037; C. Edwards – 2,032; Kurt Busch – 2,031; J. Mcmurray – 2,030; T. Stewart – 2,028; A. Dillon – 2,027; K. Harvick – 2,027; K. Larson – 2,026; C. Buescher # – 2,016.

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Pennsylvania 400SHOW #428 – Guest: Chris Buescher – We also have a BIG announcement, AJ gets a cat, Dale Jr. live Tweets, NASCAR ups the rules ante, Johnson on Corden, the Top 16 are reviewed, Fantasy Racing, and a ton of fun (always included for free) Hosted by Kerry Murphey and Toby Christie  iHeartRadio_Logos( Roughly 48:00 mins)

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