TFLW NASCAR Podcast: #522 Martin Truex Jr. / Chicagoland NASCAR Prerace

SHOW #522 – Guest: Martin Truex Jr. – We recap the Sonoma race that he won, discuss our upcoming T-Shirts, introduce more catch-phrases, shout one word summaries, oh yeah, and NASCAR news like dirt racing at Indy?, the fate of the All Star plate package, limits to Cup Superstars in lower series, Toby’s Texas revenge, and a full Chicago-style race preview don’t cha know. Hosted by Kerry Murphey and Toby Christie
(Roughly 48:00 mins)

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TFLW NASCAR Podcast: #521 Joey Barnes / Sonoma Prerace

SHOW #521 – Guest: Joey Barnes – We recap the Cup-less Iowa weekend with XFinity and Trucks in action. Hear from drivers Erik Jones, Justin Allgaier, and Brett Moffitt. Plus we find out what some drivers did during the ‘off’ weekend, and preview road course racin’ from Sonoma. Hosted by Kerry Murphey and Toby Christie
(Roughly 48:00 mins)

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Opinion: Sonoma Reminds Us That SAFER Barriers Need to Be Everywhere

By: Toby Christie – @Toby_Christie

One of the greatest safety innovations in racing history is the SAFER barrier, or the metal walls, with energy absorbing foam that sit in front of the existing concrete walls at race tracks around the country. Fans, drivers and members of the NASCAR industry have called for tracks to add SAFER barriers at every section of the track inside and out, but every now and again cars in severe accidents find exposed concrete walls.

This weekend, at Sonoma Raceway during the Toyota / Save Mart 350 we were reminded once again how important the softer SAFER barrier walls are.
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Sonoma Presents Opportunity for Winless Drivers

By: Toby Christie – @Toby_Christie

15 races have come and gone in the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season, and several big-name drivers are still winless. Among the notables: Kevin Harvick, Kyle Busch, Denny Hamlin, Chase Elliott, Clint Bowyer and Dale Earnhardt Jr.
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