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Grab your coffee as NASCAR on NBC host Carolyn Manno and analyst Parker Kligerman break down each NASCAR race and examine the news of the weekend.

Grab your coffee as NASCAR on NBC host Carolyn Manno and analyst Parker Kligerman break down each NASCAR race and examine the news of the weekend.
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Grab your coffee as NASCAR on NBC host Carolyn Manno and analyst Parker Kligerman break down each NASCAR race and examine the news of the weekend.




2018 Playoff Edition - Las Vegas

Carolyn Manno and Kyle Petty discuss several storylines coming out of the Playoff opener at Las Vegas: Has Brad Keselowski and Team Penske been ‘lucky’ after winning 3 in a row OR have they found something? Can Martin Truex Jr. win a championship as Furniture Row Racing prepares to close its doors? They examine the Playoff drivers who overcame tough races with good finishes at Las Vegas, as well as Kevin Harvick’s frustration following his crash with Erik Jones. Plus, which drivers need...


Ep. 29 - Sweet Home Talladega

Carolyn Manno and Parker Kligerman discuss Parker’s big win at Talladega! Parker #Humblebrags about bringing the checkered flag home and how he made all the right moves. Plus, Brad Keselowski win proves it’s not all luck to miss the Big One at Talladega and Jimmie Johnson’s big mistake. And the two explain why Instagram is like an old gentlemen’s magazine.


Ep. 25 - Rolled over in Dover

Carolyn Manno and Parker Kligerman discuss the first cut race of the 2017 NASCAR Playoffs. Ricky Stenhouse Jr. used strategy to advance to the Round of 12 but was the bigger storyline how Kyle Busch reeled in Chase Ellliott? Why was Chase Elliott's 2nd place finish different and more difficult than his other 2nd place finishes? Plus, what did Parker see from Chase's teammates at Hendrick Motorsports that have him thinking the team is about to make some major noise.


Ep. 24 - Chicago Fire - Truex Jr. wins again

Carolyn Manno and Parker Kligerman are joined by special guest Kyle Petty to talk all things Chicago and Martin Truex Jr. after the regular season champ flexed his muscles to win the first playoff race in 2017. Plus, the trio size up other playoff contenders including former champion Kevin Harvick who is trying to adjust to life without being the fastest car. And why is the sports biggest organization struggling for answers?


Baker's Dozen with Tony Stewart

The three-time Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion discussed Danica Patrick, what he learned from her as a driver, explains why Kevin Harvick is misunderstood and why he now has a pet deer.


Ep. 23 - Michigan Man, Larson makes it 3 in a row

Carolyn Manno & Parker Kligerman discuss Kyle Larson's 3rd straight win at Michigan and how he pulled off a thrilling move to win it. Parker continues to sound the horn for one of the best rookie of the year races in NASCAR history and what would separate Erik Jones and Daniel Suarez from each other. Plus, what did Chase Elliott do, or didn't do, that had Carolyn scratching her head and Carolyn dishes on her secret life as an 80s DJ.


Ep. 22 - Row House - Martin Truex Jr. wins at Watkins Glen

Carolyn Manno and Parker Kligerman are joined by former crew chief Slugger Labbe to talk about Martin Truex Jr.'s storybook season adding another chapter with his win at Watkins Glen. Plus, the trio looks ahead to Chicago and wonders if Jimmie Johnson will make the leap and challenge Kyle Busch and Martin Truex Jr. for a championship. And Parker and Slugger explain why the spotter stand is sometimes the most interesting place to be.


Ep. 21 - Playoff Push in Pocono - Kyle Busch (finally) wins

Carolyn Manno and Parker Kligerman discuss how Kyle Busch is who we thought he was: a winner. With everyone knowing Kyle Busch would eventually win, what does it mean for the rest of the season? Plus, Parker explains what lesson young drivers should take from Ryan Preece's cinderella Xfinity win in Iowa. And Carolyn reveals what kind of NASCAR driver she'd be!


Ep. 20 - Kahne wins Brickyard , Dale Jr. joins NBC

Carolyn Manno and Parker Kligerman are joined by special guest, crew chief Slugger Labbe. They discuss Kasey Kahne pulling off the upset at Indianapolis and why his winning move was the best restart of the season. In a two for one special, it's a major announcement as NBC announces Dale Jr. will join the network starting in 2018. What can fans expect from Dale Jr. TV guy? Plus, Slugger gives a reason why Cup pit crews shouldn't pit Xfinity or Trucks races and Carolyn recounts a very...


Ep. 19 - Clawing back into it - Loudon

Carolyn Manno and Parker Kligerman discuss Denny Hamlin's win at Loudon, how Joe Gibbs Racing can breathe a sigh of relief and why Hamlin might have beef with Parker. Plus, Matt Kenseth's team took a gamble and it cost him the win. But why was it a risk worth taking and why did it resonate with something Dale Jr said? And Joey Logano's playoff hopes are looking grim. What happened to the 22 team and what can they do to fix it?


Ep. 18 - Everything but lucky, in Kentucky

Carolyn Manno and Parker Kligerman discuss Martin Truex Jr.'s Kentucky dominance and what is making him so good this season. Plus, they breakdown Brad Keselowski's controversial post-race comments that took aim at the sport. Was Brad K right, wrong or both? And Parker makes the case for a young driver who needs to get a ride sooner than later.


Ep. 17 - Sonoma is for closers

Parker Kligerman welcomes guest host Nate Ryan who fills in for a vacationing Carolyn Manno. The two discuss Kevin Harvick getting his first win of the season and what it means for the perennial championship contender. Also, how something that didn't happen at Sonoma might have been the most rewarding part of the race. Plus, the podcast gets a breaking news alert! How does Parker respond to Nate delivering breaking news about Kyle Busch?


Ep. 16 - Restart my heart, Larson wins again in Michigan

Carolyn Manno and Parker Kligerman discuss how Kyle Larson won Michigan by being the king of the restarts. Plus, Chase Elliott finishes 2nd again but why this time feels better than the others. And Parker talks about staying up all night and it has nothing to do with Rose! So why was he up all night???


Ep. 15 - A Win for All Ages at Pocono

Carolyn Manno and Parker Kligerman are joined in-studio by NASCAR on NBC podcast host Nate Ryan to discuss why Ryan Blaney's Pocono win represents the perfect merger between new school and old school. Plus, after a dominant Kyle Busch performance turns into a 9th place finish, is it finally time to worry about the winless stable of drivers at Joe Gibbs Racing? And Parker makes us all wait before hashtag humble bragging.


Ep. 14 - Overtime Monster Man - Dover

Carolyn Manno and Parker Kligerman discuss Jimmie Johnson tying Cale Yarbrough with his 83rd career win and 11th win at Dover. But Jimmie's teammate might have stolen the show after the race. How did Dale Jr's comments about the Overtime line show he's looking even more powerful as a voice for the sport? Plus, PK takes question from fans, blames 2 different parties for his truck race wreck and offers an explanation why Kyle Larson struggles on restarts.


Ep. 13 - All in the Family - Charlotte

Carolyn Manno and Parker Kligerman discuss the Coke 600 and why Austin Dillon's win means as much for the new generation as it does for his grandfather Richard Childress and Dale Earnhardt fans. Plus, should fans just accept Kyle Busch's post-race mic drop or was it an unnecessary temper tantrum? Parker goes outside the NASCAR family tree and describes what makes the Indianapolis 500 the perfect sporting event.


Ep. 12 - One Lukewarm, All-Star, Night

Carolyn Manno and Parker Kligerman talk about the All-Star race and why the action left fans feeling hot and bothered. Plus, this weekend's Blind Spot takes aim at enhancing the All-Star format. And is there drama between Carolyn and Parker after PK described his weekend like a corporate pitchman?


Ep. 11 - We're not in Kansas anymore

On this week's episode, Carolyn Manno and Parker Kligerman step outside the Donut factory and ask big picture questions about the 2017 NASCAR season: What driver needs a vacation? Who needs to pimp their ride? What should be the first thing that comes up when you type NASCAR into Google? This podcast will provide the answers to life's, or 2017 NASCAR, biggest questions.


Ep. 10 - Ricky Stenhouse Jr. scores the Big One at Talladega

Carolyn Manno & Parker Kligerman describe how Ricky Stenhouse Jr.'s Talladega win was the ride of his life, why Chase Elliott's southern gentleman act was a tad disappointing after AJ Allmendinger started The Big One and how Jamie McMurray pulled a rabbit out of his hat with help from Jimmie Johnson and Kyle Busch. Plus, Parker reads fan questions and describes why surprise winners put more pressure on drivers like Dale Earnhardt Jr.


Ep. 9 - Virginia is for Logano

On this week's podcast, Carolyn Manno and Parker Kligerman discuss Joey Logano's Richmond victory and what he's done over the last 3 years to put him in the same class as Jimmie Johnson. Plus, a Driver's Ed segment where Parker displays his master's degree in heating & cooling and find out why Dale Jr. made Parker a star at a Richmond press conference. And this week's listener review challenge is the best yet. Seriously. #Humblebrag