Darlington Raceway provided plenty of late race drama for Brett Griffin, T.J. Majors and Freddie Kraft to cover after the first weekend of the NASCAR Playoffs. Martin Truex Jr. cost both himself and Chase Elliott a shot at the Southern 500 victory. Was Truex’s move justified and can Elliott be mad about it? The gang weighs in.
A similar move in Saturday’s Xfinity Series race at Darlington has the crew asking where Denny Hamlin was going and why was he so desperate forcing his way in front of Ross Chastain. Clint Bowyer will be without his crew chief at Richmond. His spotter details the decision between accepting a suspension and losing points. NASCAR released a video comparing the playoffs to bocce ball. The gang discusses the great publicity for bocce ball and the confusion for the sport.
Former NFL safety and big racing fan, Bernard Pollard Jr. is back on the show to share his reaction to the recent racing. Plus, he tries to understand the playoff system and makes comparisons to the NFL. Plus, he asks the guys about drivers changing teams and the gang makes him predict the next NASCAR and Super Bowl champions.
In Ask DBC, the spotting trio reacts to the news that Auto Club Speedway will be converted into a short-track and the rumors regarding the future of Germain Racing’s No. 13 Cup team. Also, hear why the penalty Ryan Blaney’s team received on Sunday may not have resulted from a mistake as the team claimed.
Hannah Newhouse is back as Casey Boat finally had her baby. Newhouse talks racing with her new sponsors, Griffin and Kraft. DBC also received a special gift and opens it live on the show.
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