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Podcast: Erik Jones on Fontana Top-5 Result, Adjusting Expectations & Petty GMS Merger

On the heels of his impressive top-five run at Auto Club Speedway, Erik Jones joins Davey Segal to discuss his surprise run in Fontana, Petty GMS Motorsports’ expectations for 2022 and whether they were adjusted following the great finish, how the merger has gone, his relationship with new crew chief Dave Elenz and more, including meeting Matthew Stafford. Plus, Davey teases him on his collegiate allegiance.

Bryan Nolen joins Davey fresh from Fontana to discuss Kyle Larson‘s victory, Tyler Reddick, Jones and more surprise contenders running up front, the flat tire issues throughout the weekend and what the future of the track may look like. They also preview Las Vegas Motor Speedway this weekend and give some picks ahead of the Pennzoil 400.

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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