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.

Continue reading “Reports: William Byron to Drive No. 5 for Hendrick in 2018”

By: Toby Christie – @Toby_Christie

In the interest of being honest, I have to admit that when NASCAR announced during the offseason that if a race winning car failed post-race inspection at a high enough level that they would tag the victory as an “encumbered” win, I was a fan of the move. An encumbered win would result in point penalties, but more importantly the win would not count toward the driver’s total of ever important playoff points.

It felt like finally something was going to be happening to teams that decided to bring a tricked up car to the track to tack on more wins.

However, after seeing the process unfold a couple of times so far in 2017, I can’t help but feel like like I was naive for my initial thoughts on the new rule. In fact now I feel the rule is a load of crock.
Continue reading “Opinion: Can We Just Start Stripping Encumbered Race Wins?”

SHOW #447 – Guests: Austin Dillon and William Byron – We discuss the major changes to the racing format that NASCAR announced this week, hear from all the major players, News of the Week is on tap, and tons of fun. Hosted by Kerry Murphey and Toby Christie
iHeartRadio_Logos( Roughly 48:00 mins) Continue reading “The Final Lap Weekly NASCAR Racing Radio Podcast #447 A. Dillon / Byron – 3 Stage Racing”

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SHOW #411 – Guests: Greg Biffle / Chris Buescher – We recap the Monster Mile at Dover, address some rumors, Kyle Busch number change, and everything you need to know for the All Star Race this weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Hosted by Kerry Murphey and Toby Christie

( Roughly 48:00 mins)

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Continue reading “The Final Lap Weekly NASCAR Radio Podcast – #411 Biffle/Buescher – NASCAR All Star Race Preview”

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SHOW #410 – Guest: William Byron – We recap the Kansas weekend, Breaking Kyle Busch news, what does your favorite driver have in the bank?, Watkins Glen pavement and tire test, and a full Dover preview. Hosted by Kerry Murphey and Toby Christie

( Roughly 48:00 mins)

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Continue reading “The Final Lap Weekly NASCAR Radio Podcast – #410 – William Byron / NASCAR Dover Preview”