Grip Strip Podcast Episode 22: Watch and Learn
Phil and Josh discuss Byron winning his first Cup race in the regular season ending Coke Zero 400 and other events including Bubba’s opportunity late and the #consistentlyinconsistent caution calls. They go over picks for who makes it out of R1 and the tracks they’ll be racing in the remade first round. XFinity saw Ross Chastain dump AJ Allmendinger allowing Justin Haley to finally get his XFinity win at Daytona after getting screwed out of one a couple years ago. Sheldon Creed moves Todd Gilliland out of a likely win and takes his (regular driver) series leading third win of 2020 at Gateway.
Lewis Hamilton takes win 89 at Spa in dominant fashion while the #RedToiletsOnWheels struggle mightily a year after Charl Eclair won his first race there. Midfield battle is tightening up after a great Renault 4/5 last weekend. IndyCar sees Dixon get his 50th win and Newgarden take another short oval win while Pato O’Ward continues to stand out with his performances.
The Round-Up goes over Logan Sargeant’s superb win on Sunday in F3 at Spa to take the points lead while Tsunoda and Schwartzman win in F2. Whincup and McLauglin continue their domination of Supercars at Townsville Pt.1 while Ash Sutton and Rory Butcher win at Knockhill for BTCC. Rea and Redding will be battling till the end to see if Johnny could win a sixth consecutive WSBK title after wins at Aragon.
Phil and Josh preview the Southern 500 and all the NASCAR events at Darlington for Throwback weekend as a precursor to another episode coming out. Also, F1/F2/F3 at Monza, the US Nationals for NHRA, IMSA at Road Atlanta for the 6 Hours at the Glen, Supercars at Townsville, WSBK at Aragon and DTM at Assen.
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