TFLW NASCAR Podcast: #533 Denny Hamlin – Las Vegas Preview

SHOW #533 – Guest: Denny Hamlin – We recap the Monday NASCAR doubleshot of Xfinity and Cup Series in action after a rainy weekend at Indianapolis. Brad Keselowski checks off two marquis races, Jamie McMurray out of the 1? Dale Jr. has one last race? we break down the Top 16 NASCAR Playoff drivers and preview the first race from Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Hosted by Kerry Murphey and Toby Christie.

(Roughly 48:00 mins)

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Updated Playoff Standings and Clinch Scenarios

By Toby Christie, Editor — Follow on Twitter @Toby_Christie

Man, what a race Bristol Motor Speedway put on. The race had it all. Big crashes, tight battles all night long, and in the end a driver — Kurt Busch — got their first win of the season.

Not only that, but three more drivers — Ryan Blaney, Brad Keselowski and Kyle Larson — did enough to secure berths in the Playoff Grid. With two races remaining 12 of the 16 slots have been filled, which leaves four positions for 18 drivers to battle for.

Who is locked in? Who is currently hanging on? And who is on the outside looking in? Continue reading “Updated Playoff Standings and Clinch Scenarios”

TFLW NASCAR Podcast: #525 Denny Hamlin – New Hampshire

SHOW #525 – Guest: Denny Hamlin – We recap the Kentucky weekend, Martin Truex Jr. with win #4, dismal day is now 5th, Jimmie and Chad remain together for a while, Fly Eagles Fly, Roval testing week 2, no 5-Hour Energy for you!, ISM Raceway update, plus a full New Hampshire (or Louden) preview. Hosted by Kerry Murphey and Toby Christie.
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Hamlin, Other Drivers Uncomfortable With High Texas Qualifying Speeds

By: Toby Christie, Editor – Follow on twitter @Toby_Christie

FORT WORTH, Texas — NASCAR has reduced downforce on the race cars in recent years, and Texas Motor Speedway knocked the banking down on one set of the turns at their 1.5-mile speedway, so you would expect naturally that cars would be pacing around at a slower clip. However, in Friday’s qualifying session for Sunday’s AAA Texas 500, five drivers eclipsed the 200-mile-per-hour barrier and shattering the old track qualifying record.

While the speed chart is exciting for fans, some drivers left the session a little shook by the incredible speeds that they were running in the session.
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Elliott Refuses to Talk Hamlin Payback, But Likes His Chances at Texas

By: Toby Christie, Editor – Follow on twitter @toby_christie

FORT WORTH, Texas — It’s been a whirlwind week for Chase Elliott.

Last Sunday, it looked like the 21-year-old driver would capture his first win, as he was leading with a few laps to go at Martinsville Speedway. Then, Elliott was spun out of the lead and into the wall after a super aggressive move by Denny Hamlin.

While the crowd cheered in support of Elliott and rained boos down on Hamlin, Elliott took the high road and refused to say anything negative about his competitor.

Friday in his media availability Elliott continued to keep his head down when questions of retaliation were raised.
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