EP 220104: William Byron

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EP 220104: William Byron
December 30, 2021
With his best season in four years on the NASCAR Cup Series, in 2021 William Byron made it to the second round of the playoffs before he was eliminated on the way to a career high 10th place finish in the points. Plus quick "lug-notes" on Jimmie Johnson, Martin Truex, Jr., and Joey Logano.
Date Name
08/05/22 EP 223205: Ryan Blaney, Martin Truex,Jr., Denny Hamlin, Erik Jones and Chris Buescher At Michigan defending winner Ryan Blaney is predicting a great race Sunday while Martin Truex, Jr. also looks for first win of the season. Both Erik Jones and Chris Buescher have extra incentive to do well and Denny Hamlin fully supporting injured driver Kurt Busch.
08/04/22 EP 223204: Kevin Harvick, Ryan Blaney, and Ty Gibbs With concussion symptoms improving Kurt Busch will still have to sit out Michigan with his substitute driver Ty Gibbs hearing all kinds of rumors about his future. Plus Kevin Harvick complains NASCAR too slow fix safety problems with Next Gen and Ryan Blaney believes we could get to 16 winners.
08/03/22 EP 223203: Kyle Busch, Joe Gibbs, Erik Jones, and Joey Logano With no new deal in sight with Joe Gibbs, Kyle Busch says his situation is a mess. Meanwhile, Erik Jones is smiling about a new multi-year deal with Petty GMS Racing and the young son of Joey Logano does an "endo"
08/02/22 EP 223202: Richard Childress, Tyler Reddick, Harrison Burton, and Kyle Larson After win at Indy what's next for Richard Childress, RCR, and departing Tyler Reddick. Plus Cup rookie Harrison Burton on career best finish and no looking back for Kyle Larson after turning 30.
08/01/22 EP 223201: Tyler Reddick, Ross Chastain, Austin Cindric and Richard Childress Surviving another crazy Cup race on the Indy road course Tyler Reddick gets first win since telling Richard Childress he would be leaving RCR. Also hear from Ross Chastain and Austin Cindric following the Verizon 200 at the Brickyard.
07/29/22 EP 223105: William Byron, Chase Briscoe, Denny Hamlin and Austin Cindric For the second straight season NASCAR's running the Indy Road Course where a year ago William Byron was in a big crash, with Chase Briscoe and Denny Hamlin nearly winning. The Brickyard is also a special place for Austin Cindric.
07/28/22 EP 223104: Kyle Busch, Erik Jones, Bubba Wallace, and Austin Dillon Kurt Busch sitting out again while Kyle Busch and Erik Jones would rather run big track at Indy instead of the road course. Plus Bubba Wallace on contract talks and Austin Dillon on being in a big wreck a year ago.
07/27/22 EP 223103: Denny Hamlin, Aric Almirola, Kyle Larson The Cup Series is racing on the Indy Road Course for the second year in a row, but Denny Hamlin wants to go back to the big track. Aric Almirola ready to give feedback on his replacement and Kyle Larson over 2,000 miles away when he was awarded an ESPY.
07/26/22 EP 223102: Kyle Busch, Joe Gibbs, Erik Jones, and Chase Elliott About to enter August without a contract extension, Kyle Busch remaining optimistic while Joe Gibbs admits trying to get a new deal wrapped up has been discouraging. Erik Jones in the meantime is close to re-upping with Petty GMS and Chase Elliott on what really matters to him.
07/25/22 EP 223101: Chase Elliott, NASCAR's Brad Moran, Ross Chastain, and Ty Gibbs After finishing third Chase Elliott awarded Pocono win after first two cars disqualified by NASCAR Cup Series Director Brad Moran. Ross Chastain gets some Denny Hamlin payback and Ty Gibbs on his Cup debut.
07/22/22 EP 223005: Chase Elliott, Christopher Bell, Kurt Busch, and Joey Logano No driver is on a hot streak like Chase Elliott going into Pocono and with the Next Gen Cup Car debuting on the "Tricky Triangle" Christopher Bell figures he's got an advantage and Kurt Busch doesn't know what to expect. They'll definitely be shifting more but for Joey Logano that's no big deal.
07/21/22 EP 223004: Ryan Blaney, Erik Jones, Joey Logano and Austin Cindric When it comes to trying to make Cup Series Playoff Ryan Blaney is in a crazy place. Plus Erik Jones getting input on potential new teammates while Joey Logano and Austin Cindric talk about next season's new Chicago street race.
07/20/22 EP 223003: Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot, NASCAR VP Ben Kennedy, Kara Bachman, and Bubba Wallace It's official the Cup Series in 2023 will run a street race in Chicago. Hear from Mayor Lori Lightfoot, NASCAR Senior VP of Racing Development and Strategy Ben Kennedy, the Executive Director of Chicago Sports Commission Kara Bachman and and a driver who hit the streets Bubba Wallace.
07/19/22 EP 223002: Kyle Busch, Joe Gibbs, Ty Dillon, and Alex Bowman At Loudon Kyle Busch admitted he's begun talking to other teams while his current team owner Joe Gibbs surprised he hasn't been to put a new contract in front of him. Plus Ty Dillon on losing his ride and Alex Bowman jokes about the new Chicago street race.
07/18/22 EP 223001: Christopher Bell, Martin Truex, Jr., Joe Gibbs and Denny Hamlin At New Hampshire Christopher Bell rings up a win that puts him in Cup Series Playoff as teammate Martin Truex, Jr. dominates but comes up short. With hear from their car owner Joe Gibbs how feels about that and how Denny Hamlin "dated" Tyler Reddick.
07/15/22 EP 222905: Aric Almirola, Christopher Bell, Kevin Harvick, and Joey Logano Looking for lightning to strike twice Aric Almirola looking for another win at New Hampshire, where Christopher Bell is on the bubble again, Kevin Harvick won't speculate what kind of race we'll see on "Magic Mile" with the Next Gen Cup Car and Joey Logano jokes about the potential for tempers flaring.
07/14/22 EP 222904: Tyler Reddick, Denny Hamlin, Aric Almirola, Alex Bowman After announcing his deal with 23XI that starts in 2024 Tyler Reddick admits being a lame duck driver won't be easy and Denny Hamlin defends the timing. Plus Aric Almirola on his upset win a year ago at Loudon and Alex Bowman is sprint car racing this week at Eldora Speedway.
07/13/22 EP 222903: Denny Hamlin, Tyler Reddick, Chase Elliott, and Rick Hendrick No one saw it coming but Denny Hamlin, 23XI Racing and Toyota have signed Tyler Reddick to a deal that starts in 2024. Plus Chase Elliott on his clean sweep at Atlanta and his team owner Rick Hendrick talks about the "Cinderella Boy" Corey Lajoie.
07/12/22 EP 222902: Jeff Gordon, Chase Elliott, Denny Hamlin, Corey Lajoie Hear from Jeff Gordon and Chase Elliott how big his "home track" win at Atlanta really was. Plus Denny Hamlin continues to struggle on the track with Ross Chastain while Corey Lajoie went to school and nearly learned enough to win Sunday's race.
07/11/22 EP 222901: Chase Elliott, Corey Lajoie, Rick Hendrick, Jeff Gordon In winning on his home track Atlanta Motor Speedway, Chase Elliott's 15th career Cup win might have been his biggest, making it special as well for Rick Hendrick and Jeff Gordon. Plus Corey Lajoie after he nearly scored a monumental upset.