After one other wacky, unpredictable three races, the NASCAR Playoff subject is right down to eight, with one other three showdowns remaining to find out the 4 who will contend for the Cup Sequence title at Phoenix Raceway on Nov. 5. To kind out what has occurred and what may nonetheless occur, it is time to run a flying lap with Marty & McGee, who speak about rising outdated, dwindling title pictures, NASCAR’s youth motion and fancy kicks.
Ryan McGee: Okay, Marty, it is time for the following spherical of the NASCAR Playoffs, the Spherical of 8. Is there something that surprises you once you take a look at the eight that now we have?
Marty Smith: No. I am tremendous impressed with a few the groups however I would not say that I am essentially shocked. Tyler Reddick, I feel has been simply actually, actually quick and actually spectacular for 23XI Racing. And along with his means to control and carry out on these racetracks arising, I really feel like he has an actual alternative.
McGee: It is an fascinating combine. Again-to-back intermediate tracks at Vegas and Miami-Homestead — which, to me, continues to be bizarre that is not the finale — after which the bullring of Martinsville.
Marty: I nonetheless really feel prefer it’s Denny Hamlin’s 12 months. I simply do. You are capable of get by way of Talladega, you are capable of get by way of the Roval and now you are still in a extremely good place. So, I’ve simply felt for some time, McGee, that