The NASCAR Cup Series returned from two straight weekends off with a trip to Watkins Glen International. Refreshed from Olympic break, the racing was hot and heavy with a surprise winner not named Chase Elliott on Sunday (Aug. 8) afternoon. Instead, Hendrick Motorsports teammate Kyle Larson ended Elliott’s bid for three straight victories at this 2.45-mile track.
Does this win get Larson back on track and make him the frontrunner for the season championship? Bryan Nolen and Adam Cheek discuss Larson’s resurgence, a strong day for Joe Gibbs Racing, and much more in the aftermath of the Glen. Plus, they tackle a bonus question; in the wake of Sunday’s street course debacle in Nashville for the IndyCar Series, would a street race ever work in NASCAR?
Get their take in the latest edition of Frontstretch‘s Stock Car Scoop. Sign up for Stock Car Scoop on Apple Podcasts and Spotify or visit Frontstretch every Monday and Friday throughout the year.
About the author
Bryan Nolen is the Podcast Manager for Frontstretch.com. He also hosts the Frontstretch Podcast with Bryan Nolen and occasionally makes appearances on The Happy Hour Podcast. He has a Sportscasting degree from the Dan Patrick School of Sportscasting. He resides in Boise, Idaho, with his wife and two rabbits.
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