Grip Strip Podcast Episode 59 – Top Names on the Top Step
Phil and Josh return for Episode 59 of the GSP to discuss Lewis Hamilton’s 97th career F1 win at Portugal along with Kyle Busch making it 17th consecutive years with at least one Cup victory at Kansas and the doubleheader at Texas which saw Scott Dixon (51 wins) and Pato O’Ward (1st win) take the hardware home at one of the worst racetracks on planet Earth.
The guys discuss the battle between Lewis and Max plus Bottas basically disappearing after winning pole along with the midfield battle…oh, Egghead too. 550 rules package nonsense plus Cliff Daniels making his Kyle lose to the other one. The loose wheel issue and how it was handled was mentioned by Phil and Josh too along with Next Gen/G7 car unveil.
IndyCar’s at Texas was all about the Grip Strip residue and how treacherous the track conditions were for the drivers while domination ensued with The Iceman leading the lions share of the laps but Pato finally getting that long awaited first IndyCar win and the first for McLaren since 1979. Roundup handles MotoGP at Jerez, Supercars at The Bend, Formula E at Monaco and the start of the Formula 3 season which sees two (became three after recording) American’s on the grid.
NFL Draft talk sees Josh’s happiness in having a QB/RB combo from Clemson and Phil staying a 49er fan after they brought Trey Lance to the Bay along with other takeaways. Darlington Throwback analysis and previews of the Spanish GP for F1 and NASCAR at Darlington along with Josh’s Sim Segment before we close.
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