EP 234503: Blaney, Hamlin, Buescher, Luke Skywalker

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EP 234503: Blaney, Hamlin, Buescher, Luke Skywalker
November 1, 2023
In 2023 Ryan Blaney would love to do the same exact thing teammate Joey Logano did last season. Plus Denny Hamlin has kind words for Chase Elliott, Luke Skywalker has words of wisdom for Bubba Wallace, and Chris Buescher has no words for his home state baseball team.
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12/06/23 EP 235003: Denny Hamlin, Chris Buescher, and Kevin Harvick In Nashville last week we found out how badly Denny Hamlin was hurting coming off a comprehensive shoulder surgery. Plus Chris Buescher hopeful they can find a solution to help Cup Series short track racing and Kevin Harvick happy to be involved with his namesake hometown raceway.
12/05/23 EP 235002: Christopher Bell, Kyle Larson, and Kyle Busch Found out on the red carpet in Nashville, Christopher Bell this year broke a bone for the first time in his life. Kyle Larson hopes short track test at Phoenix actually helps this time. Plus Kyle Busch on moving a shop full of race cars, trucks and trophies.
12/04/23 EP 235001: Ryan Blaney, William Byron, and Ben Rhodes It was easy to see in Nashville Ryan Blaney was enjoying every minute of being the new Cup champion. William Byron happy with direction sport is heading and did some late model racing over the weekend. Plus truck champ Ben Rhodes on "parading" into real traffic.
12/01/23 EP 234905: Ryan Blaney, Roger Penske, Chase Elliott, Tyler Reddick In Nashville new Cup champ Ryan Blaney gets emotional during acceptance speech while his team owner Roger Penske adding up some impressive numbers. Plus Chase Elliott most popular again and Tyler Reddick on his favorite thing about Champion's Week.
11/30/23 EP 234904: NASCAR President Steve Phelps, Brad Keselowski, Denny Hamlin and Ben Rhodes New TV deal worth billions more with fans will get more according to NASCAR President Steve Phelps. Plus Brad Keselowski on third car for RFK Racing, Denny Hamlin on his sore shoulder, and Truck Champ Ben Rhodes found a way to stop downtown Nashville traffic.
11/29/23 EP 234903: Ryan Blaney, Martin Truex, Jr., and Chase Elliott With Champion's Week underway in Nashville new Cup champ Ryan Blaney wants to be one of the sport's biggest promoters. Plus Martin Truex, Jr. on failing to make the grade, ZMax joins up with CARS Tour and Chase Elliott looking forward to building off a disappointing season.
11/28/23 EP 234902: NASCAR President Steve Phelps, Ross Chastain, and Nick Cannon With Champion's Week about to begin, NASCAR still working on new media rights deal. NASCAR President Steve Phelps says its important to help teams bring in more money. Plus Ross Chastain on arrival of new teammate Shane Van Gisbergen and actor/comedian Nick Cannon was exposed to the sport early.
11/27/23 EP 234901: Denny Hamlin, Kyle Busch, and Christopher Bell His shoulder surgery a success Denny Hamlin might heal from that quicker than he did from another frustrating finish to the Cup Series Playoff. Plus Kyle Busch on getting more comfortable with his car next season and Christopher Bell on who's the "Alpha Dog" at Joe Gibbs Racing.
11/24/23 EP 234805: Ricky Stenhouse, Jr., Steve Phelps, Alex Bowman There's work to be done for next year but Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. pleased with his 2023 Cup campaign. Plus NASCAR President Steve Phelps looking forward to crowning new champion Ryan Blaney next week and Alex Bowman despite a broken back would like another crack at racing a sprint car.
11/23/23 EP 234804: Joey Logano, Martin Truex Jr., Tyler Reddick, Ryan Preece For Joey Logano Thanksgiving is all about family which is why he's sticking close to his North Carolina home with Tyler Reddick trying to do the same thing. On the other hand Martin Truex, Jr. is hitting the road while Ryan Preece has a bundle of joy to be thankful for.
11/22/23 EP 234803: Chris Buescher and Kyle Busch Getting both RFK Racing drivers into the Playoff was a big deal to Brad Keselowski but an even bigger one to Chris Buescher and he explains why. Plus, Kyle Busch may have sold his race team but his 14-year run proved to be more than worthwhile.
11/21/23 EP 234802: Aric Almirola, Justin Haley, and Ty Gibbs There's talk Noah Gragson could be Aric Almirola replacement at Stewart-Haas Racing and Almirola lets us in on what he'll need to bring to the table. Plus Justin Haley on a different looking December and Ty Gibbs on the key to his rookie season on the Cup Series.
11/20/23 EP 234801: Chase Elliott, Austin Cindric, Carson and Katie Wilmer An old shoulder injury caused Chase Elliott to undergo an off-season surgery. Plus Austin Cindric on a rough year that looked like the "sophomore jinx" along with the story of a Virginia couple's marriage license that needed a Denny Hamlin signature and guess who was late model racing.
11/17/23 EP 234705: Star Wars Tyler Reddick, Martin Truex, Jr., Steve Phelps With a Star Wars paint scheme on his car Tyler Reddick remembers his first exposure to the outer space adventures. Plus Martin Truex, Jr. on how he dealt with Playoff disappointment and NASCAR President Steve Phelps on Ryan Blaney having crossover appeal.
11/16/23 EP 234704: Ken Squier, Denny Hamlin, Kyle Larson, and Kyle Busch NASCAR has lost true legend with the passing of Hall of Fame announcer Ken Squier. Plus Denny Hamlin grades his season, Kyle Larson has more on his plate but not too much and Kyle Busch in selling truck team left behind some unfinished business.
11/15/23 EP 234703: Steve Phelps, Chase Briscoe, Ricky Bobby, and Justin Haley NASCAR President Steve Phelps updates negotiations stand for the Cup Series media rights in 2025. Plus Chase Briscoe on Stewart-Haas Racing looking for a driver and dollars, a Kevin Harvick Ricky Bobby connection and Justin Haley happy to get an invite to big off-season race.
11/14/23 EP 234702: Daniel Suarez, Denny Hamlin, and Alex Bowman Needing to get back on track with his Trackhouse Racing Team Daniel Suarez not taking as big a break as he normally does. Plus Denny Hamlin thought Truck Series finale featured terrible driving tactics and Alex Bowman is wiser despite a disappointing season.
11/13/23 EP 234701: Ryan Blaney, Ryan Preece, and Corey Lajoie Getting a chance to wind down after a whirlwind PR tour newly crowned Cup Series Champion Ryan Blaney grateful for the opportunities he's had the last decade. Plus Ryan Preece on new Stewart-Haas Racing teammate Josh Berry and Corey Lajoie had all his numbers up in 2023.
11/10/23 EP 234605: Chase Elliott, Steve O'Donnell, and Tiffany Haddish What would have happened if he didn't miss seven races? Chase Elliott has an answer. Plus NASCAR COO Steve O'Donnell on improving short track races and actress/comedian Tiffany Haddish feels she didn't need much training to be Phoenix's honorary pace car driver.
11/09/23 EP 234604: Ross Chastain, Denny Hamlin, and William Byron To be or not to be the guy who would try to win the race and let one of the Championship Four grab the victory was the internal debate for Ross Chastain at Phoenix. Plus Denny Hamlin going under the knife and William Byron happy with season but unsatisfied with the finish.