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Bringing the Heat: A Sitdown With The Kvapils

On this episode of Bringing the Heat with Bryan Nolen, Adam Cheek has an interview with Carson and Travis Kvapil on the family’s journey in racing. Travis talks about how he has been able to mentor his son through the process, while Carson Kvapil discusses his win at North Wilkesboro Speedway in 2022 and his plans for 2024.

Trey Lyle, who is filling in for Nolen this week, is joined by Chase Folsom to dish on the latest news when it comes to Silly Season: Jesse Love‘s move to Richard Childress Racing and the NASCAR Xfinity Series.

Plus, the guys debate the latest rumors for the remaining NASCAR Cup Series seats to be filled for 2024.

See also
Happy Hour: Was the Hail Melon Ball Dropped?

For the Playoff Roundup, Lyle and Folsom give their predictions for who will be the Championship 4 after the race this upcoming weekend at Martinsville Speedway. They also give their thoughts on the Kyle Larson pit road incident at Homestead-Miami Speedway for the Soundbite of the Week.

Listen here or wherever you get your podcasts.

About the author

Chase began working with Frontstretch in the spring of 2023 as a news writer, while also helping fill in for other columns as needed. Chase is now the main writer and reporter for Frontstretch.com's CARS Tour coverage, a role which began late in 2023.  Aside from racing, some of Chase's other hobbies include time in the outdoors hunting and fishing, and keeping up with all things Philadelphia sports related.

Adam Cheek joined Frontstretch as a contributing writer in January 2019. A 2020 graduate of VCU, he works as a producer and talent for Audacy Richmond's radio stations. In addition to motorsports journalism, Adam also covered and broadcasted numerous VCU athletics for the campus newspaper and radio station during his four years there. He's been a racing fan since the age of three, inheriting the passion from his grandfather, who raced in amateur events up and down the East Coast in the 1950s.

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