NASCAR on NBC podcast

Martinsville: Alex Bowman vs. Denny Hamlin analysis from Steve Letarte, plus a Championship 4 Phoenix Preview

Episode Summary

NASCAR on NBC analyst Steve Letarte on Alex Bowman vs. Denny Hamlin for the victory at Martinsville Speedway; Martin Truex Jr.'s wild ride, the struggles of Team Penske; handicapping the Championship 4 for Phoenix.

Episode Notes

NASCAR on NBC analyst Steve Letarte on why the racing seems even more intense this year as the Round of 8 finale (1:00); why Steve didn’t like Denny Hamlin interrupting Alex Bowman’s burnout (3:30); an interesting analogy to the keyboard warriors (6:00); did Denny have a point? (8:00); should Bowman have gotten more credit for pulling over after knocking Hamlin from the lead earlier? (11:00); an appreciation for Hamlin’s mastery of Martinsville (14:00); the trials of Martin Truex Jr. and the No. 19 (18:00); Team Penske’s misses (20:00); the strength of the Championship 4 (24:00); is Kyle Larson the championship underdog somehow? (27:30); will the earlier Phoenix race results be an adequate predictor for the finale (30:00); sizing up Hamlin’s chances to break through (32:00).