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PRN - Fast Talk Podcast

PRN - Fast Talk Podcast


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PRN - Fast Talk Podcast






EP 2139: Larson Scores First Victory at Bristol

Kyle Larson carves out his own piece of Bristol history with a win in Saturday's Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race. Doug Rice is joined by Alexis Erickson, Brad Gillie, and special guest host Jeff Hammond.


EP 2138: Truex Wins Richmond; High Banks of Bristol Next

Martin Truex Jr. scored a playoff win at Richmond and next up is the high banks of Bristol for an elimination race! Doug Rice is joined by PRN’s Alexis Erickson and Brad Gillie, as well as former NASCAR driver Hermie Sadler as we look ahead to the first cutoff race of 2021! Which drivers should feel good heading to Thunder Valley, and who needs a win just to have a chance? Plus, Hermie explains why Ross Chastain could be the super sleeper of the playoff run.


EP 2137: Hamlin Wins Darlington - On to Richmond

The playoffs kicked off at Darlington and Denny Hamlin punched his ticket to the next round with his first win of the year! Doug Rice is joined by PRN’s Alexis Erickson and Brad Gillie, plus Hermie Sadler is our special guest. Hermie explains what makes Hamlin so good at Darlington and tells us why it truly is NASCAR’s toughest test. Many playoff contenders had trouble during the Southern 500, but whose misfortune was the biggest setback? We debate that and a whole lot more on this week’s...


EP 2136: Blaney Takes Daytona; Larson Takes Regular Season Championship

Ryan Blaney takes Daytona and Kyle Larson is the regular season champion. Doug Rice is joined by NBC Sports’ Kyle Petty, plus PRN’s own Alexis Erickson and Brad Gillie as we gear up for the Cup Series playoffs! Is Blaney’s recent success repeatable, or is he out of luck when we leave the superspeedways? Plus our panel grades Chase Elliott’s championship defense and makes their predictions for the championship round at Phoenix. And we’re joined by team owner Matt Kaulig after his team’s...


EP 2135: Ryan Blaney Wins a Close One at Michigan

Ryan Blaney takes a close one at Michigan, and there is just one slot open for the NASCAR playoffs. Doug Rice Alexis Erickson, Brad Gillie, and Jeff Hammond host.


EP 2134: Allmendinger Survives a Wild Finish to Win Indy

AJ Allmendinger survived a wild day at Indy to take the checkered flag in the inaugural Verizon 200. Doug Rice is joined by PRN’s Alexis Erickson, as well as former crew chief Jeff Hammond and Pat Patterson to recap the inaugural Cup race on the IMS road course. It was a race we won’t soon forget, but for the wrong reasons as the track became the story of the day. Plus, Brett McMillan joins the show to discuss the overtime incident between Chase Briscoe and Denny Hamlin that took Denny from...


EP 2133: Larson Wins the Glen; Indy is Next

Kyle Larson conquered Watkins Glen and the regular season points lead is now tied! Doug Rice is joined by PRN’s Alexis Erickson and Brad Gillie, plus NBC Sports analyst Kyle Petty to recap a somewhat tame affair at the Glen and look ahead to the Cup Series first trip to the Indianapolis road course. Was the IndyCar street race at Nashville a sign of things to come in NASCAR? Plus we discuss Brad Keselowski’s horrible day and discuss if it’s still too soon to consider Kyle Larson a guarantee...


EP 2132: NASCAR Resumes Action This Weekend

After a two-week hiatus, NASCAR is finally back at Watkins Glen! On this week’s show, Doug Rice is joined by former NASCAR driver Hermie Sadler, as well as PRN’s Alexis Erickson and Brad Gillie to discuss whether the break is a good thing or if a few teams would prefer to keep racing. With no actual racing to discuss, we wonder what it would sound like if every driver had their own theme song and if Ross Chastain could break into victory lane at Watkins Glen after solid finishes at the road...

EP 2131: Doug Rice, Alexis Erickson, Brad Gillie, Jeff Hammond

Who could still nudge their way into the playoffs? Just one of the topics for this week, and we play a little Green Flag - Black Flag. Doug Rice is joined by Alexis Erickson, Brad Gillie, and Jeff Hammond.


EP 2130B: Sirius XM Edition

Doug Rice, Alexis Erickson, and Brad Gillie examine the Brad Keselowski announcement and the ripples it creates in the NASCAR pond.


EP 2130: Almirola Wins Shortened New Hampshire Race

Aric Almirola came out of nowhere to win at New Hampshire and punch his ticket to the playoffs! Doug Rice is joined by PRN’s Alexis Erickson to recap the Foxwoods 301 that didn’t quite make the full distance thanks to Mother Nature and darkness. Plus, PRN’s Mark Garrow and Brett McMillan join the show to discuss the chaotic start that saw Kyle Busch and Martin Truex Jr. crash in the rain and whether NASCAR was a little too lax with the caution flag. Then, we break down Ford’s big day in New...


EP 2129: The Busch brothers put on a show in Atlanta

The Busch brothers put on a show with Kurt stealing the win over little brother Kyle at Atlanta! Doug Rice is joined by PRN’s Alexis Erickson & NBC Sports analyst Kyle Petty to recap a thrilling race to close down the old Atlanta surface that left us broken up (literally) after the Quaker State 400. Drivers aren’t happy about the reconfiguration coming to AMS, but Kyle has a simple message for them: Just drive your car! Plus, David McGrath of New Hampshire Motor Speedway joins the show to...


EP 2128: Chase Returns to his winning ways. Doug Rice hosts.

Chase Elliott returned to form as NASCAR found its new Fourth of July home at Road America! Doug Rice is joined by PRN’s Alexis Erickson and Brad Gillie, as well as former NASCAR driver Hermie Sadler to discuss the jam-packed Road America weekend. Should Road America stay on the schedule? We sure think so, especially with the festival atmosphere that made NASCAR feel like Woodstock. Plus, Chip Ganassi is selling his team to Trackhouse in a move that nobody saw coming and we’re grading the...


EP 2127: Bowman and Busch take victories in Pocono

The Pocono doubleheader is in the books and the winners were Alex Bowman and Kyle Busch! Doug Rice is joined by PRN’s Alexis Erickson and Brad Gillie, plus it’s the in-studio return of NBC’s Kyle Petty! After a miserable few weeks, Kyle Busch overcame a lot to win on Sunday, while Kyle Larson’s remarkable winning streak crashed and burned in Pocono’s Turn 3. And speaking of Hendrick Motorsports, where is Chase Elliott these days? We also preview the Quaker State 400 at Atlanta and Kyle...


EP 2126: Jeff Hammond, Doug Rice, Alexis Erickson, Brad Gillie

NASCAR made its long-awaited return to Music City and the Kyle Larson train kept rolling to another victory! Doug Rice is joined by PRN’s Alexis Erickson and Brad Gillie, as well as championship-winning crew chief Jeff Hammond to recap Larson’s fourth straight victory. Not only did Hendrick Motorsports dominate again, but the other Chevy teams were stout at Nashville. Jeff explains why the bowtie boys are so stout this season. Plus, the sun finally shines on Aric Almirola and Kyle Busch made...


EP 2125: Bobby Labonte, Hermie Sadler, Doug Rice, Alexis Erickson

NASCAR took the All-Star Race to Texas and surprise, surprise, Kyle Larson wins again! Doug Rice and Alexis Erickson are joined by Hermie Sadler to recap a scorching weekend at TMS and preview NASCAR’s return to Nashville. In his last six starts, Larson’s finished no worse than second. What do his teammates think of this incredible run? Plus, we talk about why Kyle Larson resonates so strongly with race fans and Hermie has a solution to the rumors around Jeff Gordon possibly leaving Fox at...


EP 2124: Kyle Larson wins Sonoma. Doug Rice, Alexis Erickson, Mark Garrow

Another week, another Kyle Larson beatdown, as he takes the Toyota Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway! Doug Rice and Mark Garrow recap the race alongside PRN’s Alexis Erickson as we recap Kyle Larson’s first win at his home track. Coming into this season, Chase Elliott was NASCAR’s road course king. Forget being the best, he might not even be the best on his own team! Kevin Harvick had another disappointing day but what his team did after the checkered flag caught our attention, and now that...


EP 2123: Larson Wins Coca-Cola 600. Doug Rice, Alexis Erickson, Mark Garrow

The Coca-Cola 600 saw Kyle Larson and well, that’s about it, as he dominated to win his second race of 2021 and first crown jewel event in his career! Doug Rice is joined by PRN’s Alexis Erickson and Mark Garrow to recap NASCAR’s longest race that saw Hendrick Motorsports make history. Speaking of HMS, which team is best in class behind the Hendrick gang? Plus, we have highlights from the 600, recap a thrilling Indy 500 that saw Helio Castroneves join the four-time club and discuss the...

EP 2122: Chase Elliott Wins at COTA

Mother Nature rained on the fun but it wasn’t enough to dampen our spirits at Circuit of the Americas! It’s a special edition of Fast Talk from COTA with Doug Rice, Mark Garow and Alexis Erickson recapping Chase Elliott’s rain-shorted win in Austin. With his sixth road course victory, we discuss what makes the reigning champ so good at turning left and right. Plus, is this win exactly what Elliott needs to boost his championship defense? And we’re joined by Brett McMillan, who traded in his...


EP 2121: Doug Rice, Alexis Erickson, Brad Gillie, and Jeff Hammond

Kyle Larson was once again dominant but it was Alex Bowman who tamed the Monster Mile for his second win of the season! Doug Rice is joined by PRN’s Alexis Erickson and Brad Gillie, as well as championship-winning crew chief Jeff Hammond to discuss Team Hendrick’s incredible day as they swept the top four positions at Dover. After what many called a dull event, we get down to it: What makes a good race? There’s only one thing Hammond hates and is the bowtie back? It’s hard to argue after...