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After the checkered flag waves each week, Jeff Gluck and Jordan Bianchi will offer instant reaction and analysis to what just happened on the race weekend. Tune in for insight from the racetrack, a recap of notable events from the weekend and a look-ahead to what's coming next in our postrace podcast.

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    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2022 19:06


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    And Then There Were 19

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 18, 2022 79:54


    Bristol leaves Jeff and Jordan scratching their heads about the future of NASCAR short track racing and the guys dissect a confusing and unpredictable first round of the playoffs. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    12 Questions with Will Power (2022)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2022 17:07


    The IndyCar championship points leader joins the 12 Questions podcast before heading to the season finale at Laguna Seca. In this episode, Power discusses his love for prank comedy and whether he'd like to try a NASCAR race. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    And Then There Were 18

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 12, 2022 73:09


    Wait, another one?!?!? Yes, NASCAR gets yet another new winner at the Kansas Speedway playoff race. Jeff and Jordan dissect what it means for the playoff field and for the elimination race at Bristol. The guys also discuss Kyle Busch's new home at Richard Childress Racing, Kevin Harvick's comments on safety, the Formula One race in Monza and IndyCar's finale at Laguna Seca. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    12 Questions with Alex Bowman (2022)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 7, 2022 24:11


    The Hendrick Motorsports driver discusses what he was thinking during that infamous Martinsville incident last fall, why he dislikes Twitter and what three things he'd do if he ruled the world for a day. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    And Then There Were 17

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 5, 2022 79:18


    Another one? Yep, you guessed it. NASCAR finds its 17th new winner of the Cup Series season and the playoffs get off to a wild start at Darlington Raceway. Jeff and Jordan discuss how each playoff driver fared, talk about the surprise Southern 500 winner and look ahead to Kansas -- as well as chat about the F1 and IndyCar races. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    12 Questions with Bubba Wallace (2022)

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 30, 2022 23:21


    The 23XI Racing driver talks about being unfazed by Michael Jordan's presence, his upcoming wedding plans, overcoming mistakes and more in this week's 12 Questions interview. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    And Then There Were 16

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 28, 2022 77:52


    A controversial and eventful regular season finale sets the field for NASCAR's playoffs. Jeff and Jordan reunite in person to discuss all the developments from Daytona and look ahead to the next 10 weeks. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    12 Questions with Michael McDowell (2022)

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 24, 2022 14:12


    The 2021 Daytona 500 winner for Front Row Motorsports discusses whether the Next Gen car's parity will stick around and shares his thoughts on what a post-NASCAR career might look like. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    My Eggs Are Delicious

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 22, 2022 64:00


    Watkins Glen had it all, from teammate drama for the win to Kimi Raikkonen's Cup debut. Jeff and Jordan break it all down and look at the playoff picture heading into the NASCAR regular season finale. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    12 Questions with Marcus Ericsson (2022)

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 16, 2022 16:38


    The most recent Indianapolis 500 winner and former F1 driver joins the podcast for the first time to give his spin on this year's questions. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    So Happy Two-gether

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 15, 2022 57:50


    One driver doubles his win total on the season and gains momentum heading into the playoffs after a Richmond win. Jeff and Jordan discuss what it means and the overall quality of Richmond racing in the 2020s. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    12 Questions with Tommy Joe Martins (2022)

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 9, 2022 27:08


    The Alpha Prime Racing general manager and part-time Xfinity Series driver returns to the 12 Questions podcast to shed light on the challenges faced by race teams like his and why he would have done his career completely differently now. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Another One

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 8, 2022 42:36


    Seriously?! NASCAR sees its unprecedented 15th regular season winner as a new driver goes to victory lane at Michigan, throwing the playoff picture into further chaos. Jeff and an ailing Jordan discuss their thoughts on the latest race. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    12 Questions with Denny Hamlin (2022)

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 2, 2022 19:07


    The NASCAR driver/owner talks about his struggles with time management and sleep, why he prefers email to text, can't bring himself to embrace streaming services and what he's told his daughter about wanting to race. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Back to the Brickyard

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 1, 2022 69:36


    Jeff and Jordan discuss the NASCAR/IndyCar doubleheader weekend at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and break down the latest developments in Formula One heading into that series' summer break. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    12 Questions with Daniel Suarez (2022)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 26, 2022 14:31


    The first-time NASCAR playoff driver for Trackhouse Racing discusses his relationship with F1 champion Max Verstappen, his dream of driving in a NASCAR race in Mexico and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 25, 2022 78:30


    Jeff and Jordan had thoughts about Pocono. They recorded them. And then some big news dropped about halfway through the podcast. Did they edit out the original part? Nah. Please enjoy and laugh at our pain. (Plus, the guys talk F1 in France, IndyCar in Iowa and the SRX season finale in Ohio.) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 19, 2022 14:04


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    New Hampshire, New Winner

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 18, 2022 71:46


    Another new winner has Jeff and Jordan questioning everything they thought about this year's NASCAR playoff field. Plus the guys talk about Tyler Reddick's new deal, Alex Palou's contract puzzle, Jeff's visit to NHRA and the possible demise of the Good Race poll. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    12 Questions with Chase Elliott (2022)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 12, 2022 21:32


    The current NASCAR Cup Series points leader and 2020 champion sits down for another edition of the 12 Questions. Topics include his approach to getting over mistakes he's made, how he deals with the "most popular driver" title and his concerns about the Next Gen car. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 11, 2022 60:51


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    12 Questions with Todd Gilliland (2022)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 5, 2022 17:38


    The NASCAR Cup Series rookie for Front Row Motorsports sits down to chat about the evolution of his homework, why he's not jaded yet and the reason you should say something if you see him in the grocery store. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Road America and Silverstone

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 4, 2022 77:32


    A jam-packed weekend of racing offers topics including another first-time NASCAR winner, whether this is the best NASCAR season ever, a thrilling Formula One race at Silverstone and what the heck is up with Ferrari's strategy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    12 Questions with Dale Earnhardt Jr. (2022)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2022 34:19


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    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 27, 2022 60:46


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    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 13, 2022 74:08


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    Play Episode Listen Later May 31, 2022 20:18


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    Play Episode Listen Later May 30, 2022 79:37


    Nate Ryan of NBC Sports joins Jeff in Indianapolis to talk Indy 500 and Monaco, then Bob Pockrass of Fox Sports joins Jordan in Charlotte to break down NASCAR's wild Coca-Cola 600. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    12 Questions with Jimmie Johnson (2022)

    Play Episode Listen Later May 24, 2022 19:08


    The seven-time NASCAR champion is on the cusp of making his first start in the Indianapolis 500. Before he does, Johnson sits down with The Athletic to discuss his approach to politely ending a conversation, how to get over a mistake and why his oval background seems to translate to IndyCar's similar layouts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    A Night To Forget

    Play Episode Listen Later May 23, 2022 63:46


    A spectacular dud of a NASCAR All-Star Race leaves Jeff and Jordan convinced changes must be made to both Texas Motor Speedway and the All-Star concept as a whole. Plus the guys break down the latest Formula One race in Spain and debate Jimmie Johnson's chances of winning the Indianapolis 500. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    12 Questions with Kevin Magnussen (2022)

    Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2022 14:16


    Formula One's K-Mag joins the podcast from the Miami Grand Prix, where he takes a stand against reclining seats on airplanes, details why you won't get a text message reply from him and expresses his enthusiasm for sprint cars. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Yellow Brick Road (to the NASCAR Playoffs)

    Play Episode Listen Later May 16, 2022 55:53


    A refreshingly exciting NASCAR race at Kansas Speedway gives Jeff and Jordan plenty to discuss heading into next week's All-Star Race at Texas. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Future of Sports Pt. 2

    Play Episode Listen Later May 15, 2022 19:11


    In episode two of the Future of Sports series, The Athletic's Mike Smeltz looks at how the team experience may change in the future: increased use of technology in gameplay, robotic umpires and the unique initiatives of a startup sports league. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Future of Sports Pt. 1

    Play Episode Listen Later May 14, 2022 22:28


    In episode one of the Future of Sports series, The Athletic's Mike Smeltz looks at how the fan experience may change: how going to games, watching games at home and how memorabilia is shifting from physical to digital. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    12 Questions with Kyle Larson (2022)

    Play Episode Listen Later May 10, 2022 20:46


    The defending NASCAR Cup Series champion makes his ninth appearance in the 12 Questions interview series for another fun round of answers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Live from Miami

    Play Episode Listen Later May 9, 2022 70:17


    As the Formula One paddock gets torn down around them, Jeff and Jordan record the latest episode of The Teardown -- this one focused on both the controversial finish at Darlington and all things related to the inaugural Miami Grand Prix. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    12 Questions with Austin Cindric (2022)

    Play Episode Listen Later May 4, 2022 18:08


    The Daytona 500 winner and rookie Cup Series driver joins the 12 Questions to take a deep dive into his love for Japanese anime and explains his process for getting over mistakes. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Monster Monday

    Play Episode Listen Later May 2, 2022 70:36


    After a postponed Dover race, Jeff and Jordan break down Monday's NASCAR action and look ahead to their Miami Grand Prix trip next weekend. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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