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Podcast: Sam Mayer on Adjustment to Xfinity, Expectations Moving Forward

After winning races and championships with relative ease, Sam Mayer is adjusting to life in the NASCAR Xfinity Series with JR Motorsports now that he’s 18 years old. He chats with Davey this week about the speed in the No. 8 car but lack of results, how he’s gelled with the team, his relationship with fellow youngster Ty Gibbs and more, including how he spent the Olympic break basking in the glory of his Milwaukee Bucks winning the NBA title.

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Justin Allgaier Claims Pole for Watkins Glen Xfinity Race

Bryan Nolen also joins Davey this week to discuss whether or not the two-week break should remain a mainstay on the Cup schedule, preview Watkins Glen this weekend and discuss what the final four races of the regular season may entail.

About the author

Davey is in his fifth season with Frontstretch and currently serves as a multimedia editor and reporter. He authors the "NASCAR Mailbox" column, spearheads the site's video content and hosts the Frontstretch Podcast weekly. He's covered the K&N Pro Series and ARCA extensively for NASCAR.com and currently serves as an associate producer for SiriusXM NASCAR Radio and production assistant for NBC Sports Washington. Follow him on Twitter @DaveyCenter.

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