EP 2148: Practice and Qualifying are Back!

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EP 2148: Practice and Qualifying are Back!
November 24, 2021
Practice and Qualifying are back. Is that a good thing? Brett McMillan is joined tonight by Ashley Stroehlein of WCNC and Chris Knight of Catchfence.com.
Date Name
05/25/22 EP 2222: Will NASCAR's Longest Race Get Some Trimming? It's Coca-Cola 600 weekend, and the race has long been billed as "the ultimate test of man and machine". Will that change in the future? Brett McMillan welcomes Adam Stern of the Sports Business Journal and Tom Jensen of The NASCAR Hall of Fame.
05/18/22 EP 2221: Ready for the All-Star Race? So, are you ready for the All Star Race? Ready or not, it's at Texas Motor Speedway this weekend. Brett McMillan welcomes Dustin Long of NBC Sports and Davey Segal of Frontstretch.com.
05/11/22 EP 2220: Logano's Bump 'n Run in Darlington Would you feel different about Joey Logano's bump 'n run in Darlington if he had waited until the last lap? And how long will William Byron wait before he gets payback? Brett McMillan welcomes Alex Andrejev of The Charlotte Observer, and Lewis Franck of Reuters to the panel this week.
05/03/22 EP 2219: Elliott Gets the Win in Dover NASCAR's most popular driver finally scores a 2022 win in Dover, plus, does NASCAR have a tiresome problem? Doug Rice is in the host chair for Brett McMillan and is joined by Reid Spencer of the NASCAR Wire Service, and Lee Spencer of Racinboys.com
04/26/22 EP 2218: So, Just How Important is Leading Laps in Winning a Race? If you thought leading laps was important to winning races, you’d be wrong. In fact, the last two Cup Series winners have led about 300 yards! Brett McMillan welcomes Bruce Martin from SpeedSport.com and PRN’s Alan Cavanna to discuss Ross Chastain’s surprise win at Talladega and how the two most recent winners have “backed in” to victory lane. Chastain is quickly becoming NASCAR’s next star, but is he actually a throwback to the old days? And how realistic is it that Kyle Busch actually leaves Joe Gibbs Racing at the end of the season?
04/20/22 EP 2217: Kyle Busch Gets an Easter Surprise Kyle Busch backs into a win at Bristol. Brett McMillan welcomes Jamie Little of Fox, and Kelly Crandall of Racer.com.
04/13/22 EP 2216: Time to Play on the Dirt in Bristol Mother Nature delivers a cold blast to the action in Martinsville; now it's time to play on the dirt in Bristol. Brett McMillan welcomes Jordan Bianchi from The Athletic, and Josh Simms from Fox Sports.
04/06/22 EP 2215: The New Car Gets a Second Short Track Test This Weekend The new car got it's first short track test this past weekend in Richmond. The second test comes this weekend in Martinsville. Brett McMillan welcomes Jim Utter of Motorsport.com and Holly Cain of The NASCAR Wire Service.
04/01/22 EP 2214: Trackhouse Gets the Win at COTA - On to Richmond Trackhouse Racing scores big at COTA, now it's on to Richmond. Brett McMillan welcomes Jeff Gluck from The Athletic, and Chris Knight of Catchfence.com
03/23/22 EP 2213: We're Ready to See What a Drier COTA Has in Store Leave the swim fins and goggles at home - the forecast for COTA looks much better than last year. Brett McMillan welcomes Dustin Long of NBC Sports and Jerry Jordan of KickintheTires.net to this week's show for a preview.
03/16/22 EP 2212: NASCAR Heads Back East to Many Unknowns The new car performed well during the west coast swing. Now it's back east to Atlanta where there are many unknowns. Brett McMillan welcomes Kaitlyn Vincie of Fox Sports and Jordan Bianchi of The Athletic.
03/09/22 EP 2211: The New Car Delivers Again - This Time in Vegas The Next Gen car delivered again at Las Vegas. Will the new trend continue in Phoenix? Brett McMillan is joined by PRN’s Heather Debeaux and Nate Ryan from NBC Sports to discuss Alex Bowman’s existing win at Las Vegas and the Next Gen’s two great races. Is the early season parity going to last, or will the big teams crack the code? Plus, we discuss how drivers must adapt to the new car, tire strategy impacting races and Jeff Gordon weighs in on managing conflict between teammates.
03/02/22 EP 2210: Early Season Success Stories are in Abundance Is it time for Rick Hendrick to break out the milk and cookies? Brett McMillan is joined by SiriusXM’s Jeff Hammond and Bob Pockrass of Fox Sports to discuss Kyle Larson’s late-race tangle with teammate Chase Elliott and if there are any concerns for payback. NASCAR’s learning curve with the Next Gen showed with lengthy yellows for flat tires. What can be done about the problem? Plus, we discuss what NASCAR’s TV future could look like in a few years.
02/23/22 EP 2209: Another Penske Daytona 500 Trophy! So what do you get the man who has everything for his birthday How about another Daytona 500 trophy. That works for Roger Penske. Brett McMillan welcomes Jim Utter and Kelly Crandall to the O'Reilly Auto Parts Pit Reporters this week.
02/16/22 EP 2208: It's Time to Start the Season! Crank 'em up! It's time to start the season! Brett McMillan previews the Daytona 500 and welcomes Rob Albright of PRN and Alan Cavanna of Speed Sport.
02/09/22 EP 2207: The Clash in LA is a Resounding Success We've made one trip around the LA Coliseum. Is it worth another? Brett McMillan welcomes Dustin Long of NBC Sports, and Jeff Gluck of The Athletic.
02/02/22 EP 2206: A Unique Start to the 2022 Season It'll be an experience unlike any other! But the most important thing is, it's the start of the season. Brett McMillan welcomes Lee Spencer of Racinboys.com and Reid Spencer of the NASCAR Wire Service.
01/25/22 EP 2205: A Tougher Penalty System for 2022 NASCAR breaks out the big hammer, will someone dare to be driven out of the playoffs? Brett is joined by Vince Welch of Fox and Chris Knight of Catchfence.com.
01/19/22 EP 2204: What Can We Expect at Daytona? Now that we've seen the Next Gen car at Daytona, do we have a better idea of what to expect? Brett McMillan welcomes Mike Neff of FrontStretch.com, and Jordan Bianchi of The Athletic.
01/12/22 EP 2203: Drafting at Daytona: Lewis Franck, Tom Jensen Brett McMillan welcomes Lewis Franck of Reuters and Tom Jensen of the NASCAR Hall of Fame to discuss drafting practice at Daytona, and "How young is too young to Retire?"