By Toby Christie, Editor — Follow on Twitter @Toby_Christie

FORT WORTH, Texas — Fireworks singed into the clear Texas sky after a hectic overtime restart at Texas Motor Speedway. Kevin Harvick became the latest championship contender that was revealed for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Championship race in two weeks at Homestead-Miami Speedway, as the No. 4 Ford Fusion capped off a dominating performance with a victory in the AAA Texas 500.
But while Harvick was busy tasting the spoils of victory, another driver hoping to contend for the title, Martin Truex Jr., caught his breath after a feverish effort to save his championship hopes after a trying afternoon at the 1.5-mile speedway. Continue reading “Truex Potentially Saves Championship Hopes After Rough Luck in Texas”

SHOW #492 – Guest: Justin Allgaier – We begin our recap of Champions Week in Las Vegas, could Dale Jr. appear on DWTS?, Erik Jones does the impossible, Kyle Larson loses on dirt, Hendrick drivers get older, Smoke to be wed, and tons more off-season joy. Hosted by Kerry Murphey and Toby Christie.

“Something wet is happening outside but it’s not raining.” -Kerry Murphey

(Roughly 48:00 mins)

Continue reading “The Final Lap Weekly NASCAR Racing Radio Podcast #492 Justin Allgaier – Champions Week Part 1”

SHOW #491 – Guests: Chase Briscoe, Cole Custer – We recap all 3 Championship races from Homestead-Miami Speedway, Danica Patrick says no more full time, makes big announcement for 2018, NASCAR this less pit crew members is better, Blaney has new team and paint, Truex racks up frequent flyer miles, Gaughan is gone, and tons more. Happy Thanksgiving (in the U.S. anyway) Hosted by Kerry Murphey and Toby Christie.

(Roughly 48:00 mins)

Continue reading “The Final Lap Weekly NASCAR Racing Radio Podcast #491 Custer / Briscoe Championship Recap”

SHOW #490 – Guests: Johnny Sauter & William Byron – We recap the Phoenix NASCAR weekend, Budweiser honors Dale Jr., Matt Kenseth definitely maybe out for good, all 3 series crown their champion this weekend, Toby becomes a dad, and tons more. Hosted by Kerry Murphey and Toby Christie

(Roughly 48:00 mins)

Continue reading “The Final Lap Weekly NASCAR Racing Radio Podcast #490 Byron/Sauter – Championship Weekend Homestead-Miami”

SHOW #489 – Guest: Aric Almirola – We also recap the Texas NASCAR weekend, 2018 race start times announced, another Larson is coming, Kenseth has nothing for 2018, Almirola gets the 10 car, we announce 1 Championship Weekend ticket package winner and announce how to win even more. Plus Toby rubs elbows with fans at Texas and more. Hosted by Kerry Murphey and Toby Christie.

LIKE us at http://facebook.com/thefinallap to enter for your chance to win 1 of 2 Homestead Championship Weekend prize package BONANZA’S!!!!  Like us NOW! (Roughly 48:00 mins)

Continue reading “The Final Lap Weekly NASCAR Racing Radio Podcast #489 Aric Almirola / Phoenix Preview”

Kerry Murphey recaps the NASCAR Texas weekend, Matt Kenseth steps aside for now (or for good) Only 1 spot up for grabs at Phoenix, and Penske gets tons of sponsorship.

Don’t forget to listen to episode #488 for your chance to win a Homestead/Miami Speedway ticket package like you’ve never seen. Championship Weekend is on!

Continue reading “Audio: The Final Lap – Texas Recap / Kenseth on hiatus”

SHOW #488 – Guest: Noah Gragson, we recap the Martinsville slugfest, Mrs. Jr. paces the field, 24 car gets a chief, Bowyer gets Cucumbered, SEMA NASCAR, plus a Texas preview. Hosted by Kerry Murphey and Toby Christie.

LIKE us at http://facebook.com/thefinallap to enter for your chance to win 1 of 2 Homestead Championship Weekend prize package BONANZA’S!!!!  Like us NOW! (Roughly 48:00 mins)

Continue reading “The Final Lap Weekly NASCAR Racing Radio Podcast #488 Noah Gragson / Texas Preview”

SHOW #487 – Darrell Bubba Wallace driver spotlight, we also recap the NASCAR Kansas weekend, TV ratings are up, Dale Jr. thrilled to become a father, all trophies should be concrete, Hometown Harvick, and a full Martinsville preview (Roughly 48:00 mins)

Continue reading “The Final Lap Weekly NASCAR Racing Radio Podcast #487 Bubba gets a ride / Martinsville Preview”