After a unique weekend of racing at the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway, T.J. Majors, Brett Griffin and Freddie Kraft cover everything that went down. Along with co-host Casey Boat and producer Jason Schultz, the gang talks Jimmie Johnson sitting out after testing positive for COVID-19, blown tires and sickening hits in Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race and the scary pit road pileup. Social distancing requirements relocated the spotters at Indy and the views were not ideal. The guys explain where they spotted from and the obstructed views they experienced. After an exciting Xfinity Series race on the IMS road course, the crew debates whether it’s time for the Cup cars to abandon the oval or if the Brickyard 400 is fixable for the premiere series. The Bristol All-Star Race will utilize the choose cone and the guys talk through how it will impact the event. After last week’s episode of the Dale Jr. Download with Australian Paul Morris, T.J. sets the record straight on his test in a V8 Supercar during a trip to Australia. Plus, Casey’s dog Susan steals the show and offers Casey a glimpse into the future.
T.J. Majors, Brett Griffin and Freddie Kraft have returned to the studio after a packed weekend of racing at Pocono Raceway. Along with co-host Casey Boat and producer Jason Schultz, they cover Ryan Blaney wrecking Kyle Busch, Bubba Wallace’s near miss avoiding Ryan Preece’s spin and Clint Bowyer and Alex Bowman’s door-banging sprint to the finish. Sunday’s Xfinity Series race produced heated tempers and multiple intentional wrecks. The guys breakdown Justin Haley’s aggressive driving penalty and Myatt Snider turning Noah Gragson, triggering a wreck in front of the entire field. A crash-filled Truck Series race included a scary impact for one driver and the gang explains who it was and what happened. Rick Hendrick drove 115 mph in a boat with Denny Hamlin and Jeff Gordon, would our spotters go along for the ride too? They answer. NASCAR returns to Indianapolis this weekend and stock cars will use the road course for the very first time. The guys explain what to expect and if it’s in the Cup Series’ future too. Plus, Casey gets more parenting advice and find out which spotter painted his toenails for good luck.
Talladega is in the books and our spotters T.J. Majors, Brett Griffin and Freddie Kraft are back to break down the wild racing on the track and the emotional moment off the track. Bubba Wallace’s spotter Freddie describes his emotions watching pre-race play out and details their strong performance. Along with substitute co-host Hannah Newhouse, the gang talks Ryan Blaney body slamming Erik Jones at the line to win, Joey Logano’s block on Chase Elliott that triggered a wreck and crazy saves that drivers made throughout Monday’s race. Plus, find out which spotter got hit by a flying trash can when the winds picked up on the spotters stand. The guys react to a Steve O’Donnell tweet about 3 p.m. race start times and question why races start so late. Plus, find out what they all think about changing the number location on the cars for the July All-Star Race. Kyle Larson has been dominating the dirt track racing scene and his future in NASCAR is debated during the #AskDBC segment. Plus, find out which food would coerce these guys into a trap.
A busy week of racing at Martinsville and Homestead-Miami is in the books and our spotting trio of T.J. Majors, Brett Griffin and Freddie Kraft are here to relive it all. Plus, Martin Truex Jr.’s former crew chief and everyone’s favorite Twitter follow Cole Pearn joins the show to discuss his success with Truex Jr., his thoughts on the current competition and his hilarious tweets. As Chase Elliott and Denny Hamlin battled for the win Sunday night at Homestead, Joey Logano found himself in the mix as a lapped car. The gang discusses what role Logano may have played in deciding the outcome and if it was payback from Bristol. Bubba Wallace wasn’t happy with Clint Bowyer during a restart at Martinsville and their two spotters debate who was right and who was wrong. July’s All-Star Race is changing tracks and the guys have the inside scoop on where it’s headed. NASCAR President Steve Phelps said 80 percent of fans enjoy the current intermediate Cup Series aero package. The gang does not agree and explains why skewed fan surveys may have created that statistic. Is it time to loosen some COVID-19 restrictions at the race track? The guys discuss why it’s time to let the teams celebrate in Victory Lane again.