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Grip Strip Podcast Episode 78 – Snakes In The Lane

Phil and Josh return for Episode 78 of the GSP to cover all things motorsports and NFL!  The guys recap Daniel Ricciardo’s first F1 victory in over 3.5 years at Monza along with McLaren’s first 1-2 finish since 2010.  They also cover the incident(s) between Verstappen and Hamilton which saw MV33 park his car on Lewis’ head.  Phil and Josh cover other takeaways as the teams get a week off before Putindrome. 

IndyCar at Portland provided great drama but Alex Palou came through with his third victory of the 2021 season while his closest competitors watched their gaps grow to the Chip Ganassi Racing star.  O’Ward, Newgarden and Dixon are still within striking distance but there’s only two races to go in the IndyCar season.  Can any of them catch up to make the Long Beach Grand Prix even more dramatic? 

NASCAR Cup saw MTJ get another short track win at Richmond, which ended up being a JGR benefit.  On the flip side, Kurt Busch wrecked early on Saturday night and is in a tie with Alex Bowman for the cutoff spot going into Bristol.  The guys cover the playoff battle and what has to happen for advancement.  Gagson wins his second consecutive XFinity race after announcing a new deal with JRM. 

The Roundup covers MotoGP/Moto2 at Aragon along with a preview for Misano this weekend along with Indy Lights at Portland and a preview of Laguna Seca.  IMSA at Laguna Seca, F2 at Monza, NHRA at Maple Grove and WSBK at Catalunya are also discussed before previews of IndyCar at Laguna and NASCAR at Bristol plus discussion of the 2022 Cup Series schedule and the Clash moving to the LA Coliseum.   

Phil and Josh cover NFL Week 1 for their respective teams and the Fantasy Football side before Josh’s Sim Segment and 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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