257 episodes

Door Bumper Clear is in its seventh year of bringing unparalleled insight from the world of NASCAR to its rapidly expanding fan base. Hosted by veteran spotters Brett Griffin, T.J. Majors and Freddie Kraft, as well as industry insider Casey Boat, this podcast is an influential voice with a comedic, bold and transparent bent. Whether it’s recapping the previous race, reacting to rumors or engaging in debate, Door Bumper Clear is the go-to podcast for the edgy race fan.

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Door Bumper Clear is in its seventh year of bringing unparalleled insight from the world of NASCAR to its rapidly expanding fan base. Hosted by veteran spotters Brett Griffin, T.J. Majors and Freddie Kraft, as well as industry insider Casey Boat, this podcast is an influential voice with a comedic, bold and transparent bent. Whether it’s recapping the previous race, reacting to rumors or engaging in debate, Door Bumper Clear is the go-to podcast for the edgy race fan.

    Sonoma: Pressure to Win

    Sonoma: Pressure to Win

    Door Bumper Clear is back from a weekend in wine country at Sonoma Raceway as T.J. Majors, Freddie Kraft and co-host Casey Boat recap the second road course race of the season, It was a short Sunday for Freddie as his driver Bubba Wallace suffered an engine failure nine laps into the race. Hear about what he did for the rest of the event and what else went down in California. Plus, DBC officially announces a sellout of the Dirty Mo Media Ultimate Suite Experience at Bristol Motor Speedway.
    In Spot On, Spot Off, the spotters react to Chase Elliott’s pit crew not getting a wheel tight during a pit stop, having to back up to tighten it and getting penalized for pitting outside the box. They discuss Elliott's team saving themselves from both a loose wheel and crew chief suspension, and again discuss why the loose wheel penalty needs to change.
    Kevin Harvick called out his pit crew for a slow final pit stop and used some choice wording. T.J. asks Freddie to define the word Harvick used before they explain why they don’t encourage their drivers to call out their pit crew.
    Chris Buescher came close but didn't make contact attempting to pass Daniel Suarez for the lead after the final restart. The crew applauds Buescher for racing clean and talk about how a rescinded pit road penalty kept him in contention.
    During the Truck Series race on Saturday, John Hunter Nemechek made contact with Christain Eckes, sending him around. They respond to Eckes tweet calling Nemechek out and explain how they think the same outcome would happen if the roles were reversed.
    Only four Cup playoff spots remaining with 10 regular-season races left on tap. Will there be four more new winners? How many drivers will be able to point their way in? The guys share how they expect the playoff bubble to play out..
    Finally, hear what Brad Keselowski said about the limited practice and qualifying format this year. The guys talk about whether teams actually save money and why NASCAR needs to add more on track time.
    In Reaction Theatre, fans call in about the odd qualifying timing line, fixes for loose wheels, Freddie’s potential new theme song, and an update from a familiar voice.   
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    • 1 hr 29 min
    255 - Gateway: It's Not Over

    255 - Gateway: It's Not Over

    Door Bumper Clear returns from the inaugural NASCAR Cup Series race in St. Louis at Gateway. Brett Griffin, T.J. Majors and Freddie Kraft give their impressions of Sunday’s sold-out event and experience, while sharing their displeasure with the spotter stand location. The next Dirty Mo Media Ultimate Suite Experience is coming to Bristol Motor Speedway this fall, hear all the details.

    In Spot On, Spot Off, the crew further discusses how Gateway performed in its first Cup race and praises the fan amenities. Then, they spark a discussion of why tracks need to do a better job reinvesting television revenue into improving track facilities.

    Next, they talk about Ross Chastain’s bump and run move that took Denny Hamlin out of contention and Hamlin's retaliation throughout the rest of the race. The guys explain why Chastain can’t afford to continue making enemies and react to Justin Marks' comments defending his driver.

    More drama continued into the next topic as they talk Ricky Stenhouse Jr. spinning Bubba Wallace while racing for what 23XI team owner Hamlin said was 30th. Freddie shares his displeasure with Stenhouse's aggression and applauds Hamlin's retaliation shortly after the incident.

    In the rain-soaked Xfinity Series race at Portland International Raceway, leader Ty Gibbs got spun out by Jesse Iwuji under caution. The guys explain why they aren’t surprised to see Iwuji cause the incident and continue to question why NASCAR allows him to compete.

    Carson Hocevar was injured in a last-lap wreck in the Truck Series race at Gateway. The guys discuss the safety crew’s response time and break down how long it took for the safety team to reach the accident. Plus, debate whether Hocevar should have left his window net up.

    Stewart-Haas Racing's Brian Murphy tweeted about being curtailed from tweeting his thoughts and opinions about the sport. The crew discusses which entity they believe pressured him to stop sharing details about the industry on social media. Plus, Brett asks T.J. about how his vocality has changed moving from Team Penske to Roush Fenway Keselowski Racing.

    Finally, the spotters share their thoughts on Sonoma Raceway reverting back to running the chute instead of the carousel for the upcoming weekend. The guys share their thoughts if the racing will improve with the switch and question if the Next Gen car’s road course racing will continue to improve.

    In Reaction Theatre, fans call in about Denny vs. Ross, call the DBC guys Denny simps, discuss Joey Logano's overtime restart move to win, and enjoy another song by a frequent caller.

    Thank you to our presenting sponsor Offerpad and partners Xfinity and RacingUSA.com for making this show possible.

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    • 1 hr 37 min
    254 - Charlotte: Longest Race Ever

    254 - Charlotte: Longest Race Ever

    Brett Griffin, T.J. Majors and Freddie Kraft return from the longest race in history on the greatest day in motorsports with plenty to discuss. First hear about the Dirty Mo Media Ultimate Suite Experience at Charlotte and what story Freddie told. Also learn about producer Jason Schultz’s time at the Indy 500. Then Freddie talks about how the No. 23 team mismanaged the damaged vehicle policy clock and ended their race prematurely.

    Before jumping into spot on, spot off; the gang reacts to the news that Phoenix Raceway will continue to hold the championship race next season and what they want to see happen with the event moving forward.

    First up in Spot On, Spot Off, Chase Briscoe’s attempt to pass Kyle Larson with 2 laps to go ended with him spinning out. The guys talk about Briscoe needing to capitalize on these moments and his progress this season.

    Austin Dillon’s team applauded his attempt to pass for the lead which caused a big pile-up in overtime. The gang discusses how he put himself in the right spot to make the winning move but ultimately couldn’t hang on.

    Next, Chris Buescher said he was okay after flipping in a wreck on the frontstretch but safety crews took over five minutes to flip him back over. The guys debate whether or not they had a problem with how long it took to flip the No. 17 over and if there’s a better way to do it.

    The Indy 500 was red-flagged to set up a two-lap green flag finish and the guys react to fourth-place finisher Felix Rosenqvist’s comments regarding the decision. They talk about the fans deserving to have the race finish under green, plus Jimmie Johnson winning the Indy 500 Rooke of the Race.

    The F1 Monaco Grand Prix’s start was delayed and switched to a rolling start after worries of inconsistent track grip levels. The spotters give their takes on how bad the conditions truly were and compare F1’s race control decisions to NASCAR.

    Jeb Burton made comments to Noah Gragson after the Xfinity Series race about how he raced him and if Gragson deserves his ride. The guys share their displeasure about his comments and how he needs to handle his future twitter habits.

    Finally, the Cup Series heads to WWT Raceway at Gateway for the first time this weekend while the Xfinity Series makes a trip to Portland International Raceway. The gang discusses what to expect for the new tracks and why Portland doesn’t make logistical sense for the Xfinity Series.

    In Reaction Theatre, a fan calls in from the Dirty Mo suite and someone claiming to be Jason calls in from the Snake Pit.

    Thank you to our presenting sponsor Offerpad and partners Xfinity and RacingUSA.com for making this show possible.

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    • 1 hr 37 min
    253 - Texas All-Star and Jeff Burton: Million-Dollar Latch

    253 - Texas All-Star and Jeff Burton: Million-Dollar Latch

    Door Bumper Clear returns from a drama-filled All-Star Race weekend from Texas Motor Speedway and are joined by former NASCAR Cup Series driver and NBC broadcaster Jeff Burton. He discusses his role with Brett Griffin, T.J. Majors and Freddie Kraft in creating the newly formed driver council and the importance of drivers having a voice in discussions between NASCAR and team owners. Plus, "The Mayor" weighs in on other hot topics including the current style of racing, respect issues, TV broadcasts, and more.

    To start Spot On, Spot Off; NASCAR threw a caution on the white flag lap of the All-Star Race for Ricky Stenhouse Jr. hitting the wall. They crew questions the need for the caution to begin with and why the trend of inconsistent race control decisions continues.

    Next, Burton talks about why NASCAR shouldn’t have the All-Star Race at Texas Motor Speedway and shares his idea to rotate local short-track venues for the event.

    Ryan Blaney won the million-dollar prize on the final restart without a fully fastened window net and wasn't penalized. The gang discusses why NASCAR should have black-flagged him and questions why they waited so long to call one to go for the restart given the circumstances. Also, hear what NASCAR Senior Vice President of Competition, Scott Miller, had to say about the late-race caution and Blaney's window net.

    Runner-up Denny Hamlin weighed in on Blaney in a post-race interview calling for NASCAR to have more consistent rule enforcement and the safety hazard the final restart created. The guys explain the need for the officials to air on the side of safety and compare how NASCAR has handled similar situations.

    Kyle Busch’s tire issue caused him to abruptly slow on the frontstretch, resulting in Ross Chastain plowing into him. The spotters talk about the difficulties of spotting in today’s racing and where the blame falls for the accident.

    The guys give their input on the All-Star qualifying format that included a pit road competition. They debate how the pit crews could be better utilized and suggest reverting back to the old style of qualifying with no pit road speed limits. Lastly, Denny Hamlin made bold claims to the Sports Business Journal about wanting change in the sport and Burton gives insight to the tension about the idea of change in the industry.

    Later, hear fans’ disgruntled reaction to the All-Star Race in Reaction Theatre, why Clint Bowyer has the best pool, and what Burton thinks about the loose wheel issues facing the Cup Series.

    Thank you to our presenting sponsor Offerpad and partners Xfinity and RacingUSA.com for making this show possible.

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    • 2 hr 18 min
    252 - Kansas and Hailie Deegan: Don't Hold Back

    252 - Kansas and Hailie Deegan: Don't Hold Back

    NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver and social media star Hailie Deegan joins Brett Griffin, T.J. Majors and Freddie Kraft to debrief the weekend racing at Kansas Speedway. Hailie opens up about her transition from off-road to asphalt racing, her rise through the NASCAR ranks, and the eye-opening reason for switching manufacturer development programs.

    First up in Spot On, Spot Off, the group discusses Joey Logano’s comments further fueling the feud between William Byron and himself. They talk about whether he’s transitioning into the villain role in the garage area and how they expect him to react if Byron retaliates.

    Kurt Busch earned 23XI Racing’s second career win on Sunday and the crew discusses his late-race battle with Kyle Larson. Then, they get into the effect Busch has had on the team and Bubba Wallace.

    Multiple drivers faced tire failures at Kansas and the group explains why teams’ aggressive setups caused the issues. Hailie talks about teams having to weigh the risk versus reward when considering the number of backup parts available.

    Six Toyotas finished inside the top-10 for the first time since Watkins Glen in 2017. Hear why Denny Hamlin’s crew chief Chris Gabehart says their team is the most dangerous 22nd-place points team in history. Plus, the guys discuss where manufacturer parity currently stands.

    ARCA team owner Billy Venturini went after Drew Dollar for wrecking one of his cars in an interview. Hailie shares why she’s on her former car owner’s side based on racing around Drew.

    Finally, Door Bumper Clear producer Jason Schultz tries to explain the confusing Texas Motor Speedway All-Star Race format to the group. They question who at NASCAR is making the decision on the format and what they would do instead. Plus, Hailie shares her thoughts on the need to get younger fans interested in NASCAR.

    Thank you to our presenting sponsor Offerpad and partners Xfinity and RacingUSA.com for making this show possible.

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    • 1 hr 51 min
    251 – Darlington and Tommy Baldwin: Real Opinionated

    251 – Darlington and Tommy Baldwin: Real Opinionated

    Brett Griffin, T.J. Majors and Freddie Kraft are joined by former NASCAR Cup Series team owner, crew chief and NASCAR Hall of Fame voting panelist Tommy Baldwin Jr. The four of them dive into all the happenings from throwback weekend at Darlington Raceway. First, Baldwin discusses his rise in NASCAR, what elite job he turned down, and helping others like Freddie get their starts in the sport. Plus, the gang shares an exciting announcement regarding DBC’s future.

    To kick off Spot on, Spot Off, the guys talk about Joey Logano’s bump and run move on William Byron to win Sunday’s Cup Series race. Hear whether the guys believe Logano’s justification for the move and whether it was necessary in the first place.

    Martin Truex Jr. and Ricky Stenhouse Jr. collided off Turn 2 and caused a backstretch pile up late in Sunday’s race. The guys talk about that tricky spot on the track, why restarts are so aggressive and what it says about the state of competition in the sport.

    Kyle Busch left his parked car on pit road at the garage entrance and walked off after getting collected in Brad Keselowski’s wreck. The crew connects his behavior to a penalty he received last year and discusses the example he is setting for younger racers.

    Chris Rice made comments over the radio to AJ Allmendinger during the Xfinity Series about the recent struggles of Kaulig Racing. Brett and Freddie give their insight into what it will take for them to get into championship-contending form.

    Finally, the guys talk about the Miami Grand Prix facility wiring 5G for fans to stream F1 TV on their phones while everyone attending NASCAR races struggles to find cell service. They discuss what needs to change and the benefits of making phones more accessible at the track.

    Reaction Theatre shares their thoughts on Logano’s move at Darlington, Cody Ware’s strong run and more. Then hear what to expect at Kanas Speedway and why one manufacturer could be pulling away this season.

    Thank you to our presenting sponsor Offerpad and partners Xfinity and RacingUSA.com for making this show possible.

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    • 1 hr 55 min

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