Greg DePalma and Eric Smith of Race Review Online prepare to raise the curtain on Daytona Speedweeks, as 17 drivers will be on the grid Daytona for Sunday’s Advance Auto Parts Clash all-star exhibition. Eight cars belong to NASCAR’s three powerhouse teams, which have combined to win all but three of the past 20 Speedweeks races.
After a thrilling season finale weekend at Homestead-Miami Speedway, let’s wrap up the season with the final edition of takeaways. It wasn’t just about Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season finale, it was just how great a weekend it was for NASCAR in general.
Joe Gibbs Racing is still searching for their first win of the season and with Kyle Busch coming in as defending champion tonight at Kansas Speedway, maybe they’ll finally break through with that first elusive victory. Of all the drivers we’ve picked this week, only one made both handicapping lists and he happens to be from JGR. Let’s find out who that is…
Joe Gibbs Racing drivers have been the dominating race team the past two seasons with Kyle Busch winning the Cup Championship in 2015 and Toyota winning its first manufacturer title last season mostly due to JGR. So it should come to no surprise that three of the four drivers that make futures portfolios this week are JGR drivers.
NASCAR: A completely new look comes to the top circuit – new sponsor, race format, points system – and officials hope that translates to greater entertainment on track.
Greg DePalma previews what’s already a historic World Series of sorts, as the Chicago Cubs and Cleveland Indians look to end one of the two longest title droughts in baseball. PSN racing analyst C.J. Radune also stops by to discuss NASCAR’s Chase for the Sprint Cup, and the NFL and college football gets their usual Tuesday review.