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2017 Frontstretch Podcast Powered by DraftKings – Episode 14: Silly Season Heats Up

Episode 14: Silly Season Heats Up

Frontstretch podcast with Matt Stallknecht, Tom Bowles and Mike Neff.

In this week’s episode, the gang recaps a controversial weekend in Dover, and also does a full analysis of the upcoming driver carousel that is the 2018 Silly Season. The team also evaluates RPM’s decision to hire Bubba Wallace for the #43 car and breaks down scheduling snafus in INDYCAR.

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About Matt Stallknecht

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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    Bubba Wallace is a dumb move, the guy sucks..period! He has been at this for awhile and has not improved…RPM is making a mistake. Shame, they don’t seem like they can afford to $$$$ wise! A lot of torn cars, and they will regret it quickly!

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    What are you guys drinking? Where is the African American fans at the Xifinity level for “Bubba”. Come on…….reality check!

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    There is a story going around originating from some sprint car racers that JGR is selling the 19 team to the Suarez family. They have backing from TeleMex and Carlos Slim. Anything?

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      Maybe that’s why Edwards decided to “retire.”

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        Something was always/is fishy to me that the Lisping Latino won (with too much hype) the flawed “Chase” format. They made a big deal about him being the first of whatever..blah, blah, blah. HISTORIC!!!! LOL! Joe Gibbs is as phony as a two dollar bill, and I would not want to be in a foxhole with him. He has zero loyalty. It would not surprise he basically kicked Edwards out (making it very attractive) to get the politically correct “minority” in his Cup stable to advance anything that smells of money for his pockets!