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Grip Strip Podcast Episode 76 – Raining Like a !@#$%^&*

Phil and Josh return for Episode 76 of the GSP to discuss whatever F1 did at Spa for the Belgian GP which saw them call a two-lap procession behind the pace car a race.  George Russell’s qualifying runs on Saturday basically locked in the second Mercedes seat along with his first podium while his BFF Lando Norris crashed out of possibly getting his first win.  The guys go over the farcical events and how they could’ve handled things better.  They also cover Kimi announcing his retirement from F1 after nearly 20 years in the sport.  

In NASCAR news, YRB got his second consecutive victory and another superspeedway win at Daytona to take plenty of momentum into the playoffs.  Tyler Reddick held on after a chaotic race to get the final playoff spot.  Phil and Josh go over the racing that took place and other standouts including those who missed the playoffs.  The Xfinity race saw another Kaulig Racing victory for Justin Haley as he prepares for a full-time Cup move in 2022.  AJ Allmendinger also took over the regular-season points lead over Cindric.    Silly Season discussion about Kurt Busch’s move to 23XI and Xfinity news gets covered as well.

The Roundup covers MotoGP/Moto2 at Silverstone, F3/WSeries at Spa, Extreme E Arctic X-Prix, F3/WSeries at Zandvoort and DTM in Austria. 

Phil and Josh preview and make picks for the first Dutch Grand Prix for F1 since 1985 and whether it will be anything other than the Max Verstappen GP.  They also cover the NASCAR triple-header at Darlington including the Cup playoff opener at the Southern 500 along with picks.  NFL coverage and Josh’s Sim Segment also get their spot before the show close.

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Passionate and knowledgeable Motorsports fan along with love of football, baseball and fantasy sports. Podcaster, bowler, reader and currently working full-time while still pursuing my passions.

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