NASCAR on NBC podcast

Roval: Larson’s massive disappointment; Suarez’s physical toll; Briscoe’s mad dash; the Next Gen and road courses; Formula One salary cap controversy

Episode Summary

NASCAR on NBC analyst and pit reporter Parker Kligerman on Christopher Bell’s impressive win at the Roval; Kyle Larson’s massive disappointment; the tribulations of Daniel Suarez amid a lack of steering; Chase Briscoe’s mad dash deeper into the playoffs; whether Cole Custer did anything wrong; why the Next Gen has been lacking on road courses; a Formula One salary cap story being watched closely; Round of 8 preview.

Episode Notes

Christopher Bell and Adam Stevens seize the moment (2:00); Kyle Larson’s huge disappointment (4:30); did he shoulder too much of the blame? (6:30); or just having an off year for an all-world driver? (8:30); the upside of Larson taking it so hard (11:00); the tribulations of Daniel Suarez (12:30); what it felt like to drive without power steering (14:00); what’s next for Next Gen steering? (16:00); Parker’s idea of a slush fund for Next Gen R&D (18:00); Chase Briscoe’s mad dash (20:00); a detailed breakdown of the move through the chicane (22:00); the playoff emergence of the No. 14 team (24:30); NASCAR’s investigation of Cole Custer (27:00); how this is completely different from Richmond 2013 regardless (29:00); the Next Gen’s conundrum of road course race-ability (30:30); what’s confusing about the challenge (32:00); why tire wear doesn’t necessarily seem a key the way it would be at speedways (34:30); a Formula One story that has caught the eye of Parker -- and others (37:00); why there could be repercussions for NASCAR and other series (39:30); Round of 8 preview and predictions (42:00).