Rookie, William Byron, Races Like A Veteran For Impressive Top-10 Finish

By Toby Christie, Editor — Follow on Twitter @Toby_Christie

FORT WORTH, Texas — I don’t really know how William Byron, a rookie in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, found the resolve and wherewithal to go from the back of the pack to finish Sunday’s crash-filled O’Reilly Auto Parts 500 at Texas Motor Speedway in 10th-place, but he indeed found it.
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TFLW Podcast: #509 Martinsville Recap / Nemechek / Byron

John Hunter Nemechek

SHOW #509 – Guests: John Hunter Nemechek & William Byron – We recap the Martinsville Monday, preview nothing, a rare NASCAR off weekend, penalties, Denny Vs. Kevin Martinsville Mashup, Truck Series recap as they take a long break, and a bunch more fun. Hosted by Kerry Murphey and Toby Christie.

(Roughly 48:00 mins)

TOBY CHRISTIE CYSTIC FIBROSIS AUCTION: Hey guys, Toby is going to be auctioning a bunch of NASCARmemorabilia over the next month to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Check out his first item… A full-size Dale Earnhardt Jr.autographed helmet!

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Enthusiastic With Offseason Changes, Jimmie Johnson Ready to Chase Eighth Title

By: Toby Christie, Editor — Follow on Twitter @Toby_Christie

Wine. Cheddar cheese. Cast iron skillets.

These are things that Jimmie Johnson is aiming to be more like in 2018. All three items get better as they age. Johnson, the seven-time Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion, is coming off of the least successful season of his 16-year career.

Last season, Johnson set personal lows in top-fives (4), top-10s (11), laps led (217), average start (16.9) and average finish (16.8). However, the lackluster results weren’t for a lack of effort.
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The Final Lap Weekly NASCAR Racing Radio Podcast #490 Byron/Sauter – Championship Weekend Homestead-Miami

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)

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Reports: William Byron to Drive No. 5 for Hendrick in 2018

By: Toby Christie – follow on twitter @toby_christie

It didn't take long for Hendrick Motorsports to find a successor for the No. 5 Chevrolet, which will be vacated by Kasey Kahne at the end of the season after the team announced earlier this week that they were going to end Kahne's contract a year early.

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