204 – Too Easy to Drive


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Back from Homestead-Miami Speedway, spotters T.J. Majors and Freddie Kraft share their perspectives from a fun weekend of racing at an entertaining track. They’re joined by Brett Griffin, who is fresh off his first weekend not at a race track since 1999.

Tyler Reddick’s impressive late race bid fell short on Sunday. The crew analyzes why Homestead-Miami fits his driving style and why Reddick needs to win soon. Kyle Larson’s strong showing caught the spotters’ attention and they share why he may not have been as aggressive as normal.

Many new players found themselves in contention on Sunday. Hear why names like William Byron and Michael McDowell fared well in a 1.5-mile track race that usually favors the heavy hitters.

Martin Truex Jr. had some choice words for Denny Hamlin during the race. Find out what those were and why they aren’t surprised to hear it from Truex. Plus, their teammate Kyle Busch’s frustration leads Brett into a rant about the industry’s use of SMT data.

Noah Gragson was laps away from victory in the Xfinity Series race before running into the back of David Starr. Hear how the spotters reacted, why they too are tired of dealing with slower cars and how Gragson is turning into a polarizing driver.

Kyle Petty shared interesting comments about the Joe Gibbs Racing stable of drivers last week and Denny Hamlin responded. It leads the gang to discuss how developing young talent should be assessed.

In Reaction Theatre, Noah Gragson hears what the fans thought of his ordeal on Saturday. Despite a quiet day on track, T.J. still hears from Joey Logano critics. One caller leaves the guys unable to respond in typical reaction theatre style.

Fast Lane goes off the rails and leads to stories about who the guys took to prom. Brett fills us in on the state of his backseat after a puking accident. Lastly, Freddie tells us a story about his truck once smelling like the “ass of a giraffe.”

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