Could Jeff Gordon's triumph at the Brickyard launch him toward the 2014 title?

2016 Frontstretch Podcast – Episode 15: Brickyard Blues, Junior’s Health and the Return of a Legend

On this week’s podcast, Matt Stallknecht is joined by weekly guest Aaron Bearden to discuss a number of topics before this weekend’s Brickyard 400, including…

  • An update on Dale Earnhardt, Jr.’s health, and an assessment of when he may return to racing
  • Breaking down the impact of Junior’s absence on the Chase picture
  • Discussing who could fill Junior’s shoes from a starpower standpoint if he were to retire
  • The importance of Jeff Gordon’s return
  • The Brickyard 400’s attendance struggles
  • Driving home the importance of the Brickyard 400 to NASCAR
  • A recap of Wednesday night’s truck race in Eldora

So sit back, relax, and enjoy a hard-hitting and in-depth take on motorsports that can’t be found anywhere else!

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Promoted to editor in 2014, Matt fights off rogue commas from our writing staff after rounding himself into a “young gun” racing expert. For the past two seasons, he’s penned the popular Four Burning Questions column (Weekends) highlighting the upcoming NASCAR race weekend. As an author for our open-wheel section, Matt also contributes to Open-Wheel Wednesdays and a substantial amount of race coverage and analysis. Matt, a native of Central New York also balances his duites with a full-time college course load. He’s a Senior at Le Moyne college this Fall.

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