The Teardown

The Teardown

By Dirty Mo Media, SiriusXM, Jeff Gluck

After the checkered flag waves each week, motorsports journalists from The Athletic, Jeff Gluck and Jordan Bianchi, offer instant reaction, analysis and debate straight from the racetrack.

Episodes

Love Triangle

One driver reaffirms his status as a contender, but a strategy play at Pocono leads Jeff and Jordan to wonder how much meaning the Tricky Triangle carries for the rest of the season. Meanwhile, the guys debate the Corey LaJoie-Kyle Busch incident, examine the impact of Ross Chastain's crash on the playoff situation and digest some of the recent NASCAR news.
15/07/241h 8m

Chicago Deja Vu

Jeff and Jordan are live from the Art Institute of Chicago — also known as the Chicago Street Course Race media center — to break down all things Year 2 for NASCAR Chicago. The guys debate whether the rain-affected race could have gone differently, ponder a penalty for Bubba Wallace and Jordan gives his concert review of The Chainsmokers.
08/07/2456m 11s

Winning on Empty

One driver makes his fuel last through a NASCAR Cup Series record five overtimes at Nashville Superspeedway, changing the playoff picture with seven races remaining. Jeff and Jordan discuss all things Nashville, including the Kyle Larson/Denny Hamlin rivalry and a pair of questionable calls from race control.
01/07/241h 15m

Watershed Moment

Wet weather tires get their first mid-race test in the NASCAR Cup Series, leaving Jeff and Jordan to dissect both the good and the bad elements of the situation. Plus Jordan drops some Bianchi Bombs on upcoming NASCAR schedule changes and the guys digest the state of the playoff picture halfway through the season.
24/06/241h 30m

Infield of Dreams

Jeff and Jordan are live from Iowa Speedway to discuss everything that happened in Sunday night's inaugural NASCAR Cup Series race. Plus the guys talk about Martin Truex Jr.'s retirement, his potential replacement and the current playoff picture.
17/06/241h 16m

An Unwavering Winner

A topsy-turvy Sonoma race leaves Jeff and Jordan with plenty to discuss, including the new NASCAR term you should never say. Plus, the guys look ahead to what's next at Iowa.
10/06/241h 9m

Up in the Air

An out-of-nowhere winner at Gateway shakes up the NASCAR playoff picture and Kyle Larson's continued limbo with his waiver status leads to another heated conversation. 
03/06/241h 18m

The Double Whammy

Kyle Larson's Double attempt gets ruined by rain, sparking a heated debate between Jeff and Jordan on NASCAR's waiver rule. Plus the guys talk all things Indy 500, the shortened Coke 600 and Stewart-Haas Racing's future.
27/05/241h 17m

One IcyHot Night

Jordan has a front row seat to a fight between Kyle Busch and Ricky Stenhouse Jr. and records a viral video in the process. Meanwhile, the guys break down what happened at the NASCAR All-Star Race and discuss Kyle Larson's impact on the Indy 500 and NASCAR overall.
20/05/241h 10m

Darlington Delivers

Jeff and Jordan discuss the thrilling final stage of the Darlington race and debate NASCAR's upcoming 2025 schedule changes.
13/05/241h 21m

Never Closer

After the all-time closest finish in NASCAR history, Jeff and Jordan are abuzz about the racing at Kansas Speedway. Plus, Jordan fills us in on his F1 experience in Miami.
06/05/241h 9m

Defense Wins Championships

Air blocking decides another race while Dover proves to be another battle of NASCAR's elite drivers. Jeff and Jordan discuss all things from Sunday's race, as well as the recent IndyCar controversy and Saturday's Xfinity Series race.
29/04/241h 6m

Talladega (Tyler's Version)

A fuel-savings superspeedway race at Talladega sparks some debate between Jeff and Jordan, but there's no arguing over the importance of a Michael Jordan celebration for NASCAR. Meanwhile, the guys dive into the scoring pylon debate and talk about where TV commercials were excessive.
22/04/241h 11m

Cowboy Comeback

Texas turns into a surprisingly entertaining race and a driver snaps a long winless streak. Jeff and Jordan discuss everything that happened Sunday in the Lone Star State.
15/04/241h 2m

Trigger Warning

Jeff's mood turns sour after another disappointing short track race, which sparks a rant. Meanwhile, the guys discuss what can be done to short tracks, take a look at Hendrick Motorsports' 40th anniversary race and dive into what's behind the Denny Hamlin vs. Marcus Smith drama.
08/04/241h 8m

Richmond Review

Controversial calls, spoiled strategies and wet weather tires are among the topics after an Easter race at Richmond.
01/04/241h 1m

Green in the Heart of Texas

A relatively tame race at Circuit of the Americas leaves Jeff and Jordan to wonder about the state of NASCAR road racing, whether COTA will be on future schedules and how track limits should be officiated.Don't forget to subscribe to The Athletic during our $1 per month sale at theathletic.com/nascar!Also, visit our sponsor FanDuel at fanduel.com/teardown to get $200 in bonus bets with your first $5 deposit.21+ and present in NC. First online real money wager only. $10 Deposit req. Bonus issued as non-withdrawable bonus bets that expire 7 days after receipt. Restrictions apply. See full terms at fanduel.com/sportsbook. Gambling problem? Call 877-718-5543 or visit morethanagame.nc.gov.
25/03/241h 13m

Bristol Banger

Jeff and Jordan marvel at an unexpectedly incredible Bristol concrete race. Plus Jeff celebrates the demise of the dirt with his third annual rap...uh..."performance."Visit our link at fanduel.com/teardown to get $250 in bonus bets. Must be 21+ and present in NC. First online real money wager only. $10 Deposit req. Bonus issued as non-withdrawable bonus bets that expire 7 days after receipt. Restrictions apply. See full terms at fanduel.com/sportsbook. Gambling problem? Call 877-718-5543 or visit morethanagame.nc.gov.
18/03/2458m 36s

By Phoenix Standards

Did NASCAR's new short track rules package produce a good race at Phoenix? Jeff and Jordan digest what they saw on Sunday in the desert and talk about what it means for similar events this season.North Carolina residents: Visit FanDuel.com/Teardown to receive $250 in bonus bets when you place your first $5 bet. Must be 21+ and present in NC. First online real money wager only. $10 Deposit req. Bonus issued as non-withdrawable bonus bets that expire 7 days after receipt. Restrictions apply. See full terms at fanduel.com/sportsbook. Gambling problem? Call 877-718-5543 or visit morethanagame.nc.gov.
11/03/241h 7m

Vegas Verdicts

Jeff and Jordan wonder how much they can jump to conclusions after the first 'real' race of the NASCAR season. Can Las Vegas tell us anything about how the rest of the year will unfold?Fan Duel is coming to North Carolina. Visit our link at fanduel.com/teardownAvailability subject to regulatory approval.21+ and present in NC. Bonuses are issued in non-withdrawable bonus bets that expire 30 days after FanDuel accepts its first real money sports wager in NC. Unique user identity verification required. Restrictions apply. See terms at sportsbook.fanduel.com. Gambling problem? Call 877-718-5543 or visit morethanagame.nc.gov.
04/03/241h 6m

Have You Ever?

Atlanta delivers an all-time classic NASCAR finish and a tremendous race, leaving Jeff and Jordan buzzing over what this means for the track's future.
26/02/241h

Just One Of Them Daytona Deals

Jeff and Jordan are live after the Daytona 500 to discuss everything that happened in Monday's 66th running of the Great American Race.
20/02/241h 8m

2024 Daytona 500 Preview

Jeff and Jordan digest Thursday night's Duel races at Daytona, which set the lineup for the Daytona 500. The guys make their picks for the Great American Race, look ahead to how Sunday's action may unfold...and reveal Jeff's bet-losing outfit for the Daytona 500.
16/02/241h 4m

Jumping the Start

The 2024 NASCAR season starts a day earlier than expected. Jeff and Jordan give their reactions to an unprecedented move, then discuss the racing at the Clash and what its future might hold.
04/02/241h 7m

Our 2024 NASCAR Team-by-Team Preview

Jeff and Jordan have moved The Teardown to Dirty Mo! In their first episode on the new platform, the guys go through the 2024 NASCAR Cup Series drivers to give a team-by-team outlook for the upcoming season.
31/01/242h 3m

Our 2024 NASCAR Wish List

While attending a preseason planning meeting in New York, Jeff and Jordan reconnect to kick off the 2024 edition of The Teardown. Today's topic: Things they'd like to see happen in NASCAR that would bring excitement or positive momentum this season.
11/01/2448m 22s

Season Finale: Listener Mailbag

In our final podcast of 2023, Jeff and Jordan take questions from the listeners before signing off for the rest of the year. Thanks for all your support and we'll talk to you in 2024!
10/12/231h 51m

2023 NASCAR Season: Team-By-Team

Jeff and Jordan go through each of the NASCAR Cup Series teams to look at what went right, what went wrong and how the various teammates stacked up against each other in 2023.
26/11/231h 37m

The Hangover

Jeff and Jordan are joined by special guest Luke Smith, Formula 1 writer for The Athletic, as they digest everything that happened during the Las Vegas Grand Prix weekend on the morning after the race.
19/11/231h 5m

2023 NASCAR Season In Review

Jeff and Jordan take a race-by-race look at how all 38 events in the 2023 NASCAR Cup Series season unfolded and look back at their memories from each weekend.
12/11/232h 7m

12 Questions with Landon Cassill (2023)

For the 12th straight year, Landon Cassill's appearance on the 12 Questions interview series marks the season finale. Cassill gives us an update on his NASCAR future, discusses ChatGPT and much more in this wide-ranging conclusion to this year's version of the 12 Qs.
08/11/2339m 0s

Two-Time

Jeff and Jordan try to process what just happened in the NASCAR season finale at Phoenix and then chat with the new Cup Series champion.
06/11/231h 15m

12 Questions with Christopher Bell (2023)

Before making his second consecutive appearance in the Championship 4, Joe Gibbs Racing's Christopher Bell discusses his alternate career path, the key for young drivers moving up the ranks and why he loves to race.
31/10/2311m 39s

Breaking Through

At Martinsville, two first-time Championship 4 participants seal their invitations for next week's title race at Phoenix. Plus, Jeff and Jordan discuss the controversial ending to the Xfinity Series race at Martinsville.
30/10/2356m 25s

12 Questions with Daniel Suarez (2023)

NASCAR's favorite amigo joins the 12 Questions podcast to discuss overcoming the language barrier, the importance of staying cool under pressure and whether old VWs are really a good investment.
24/10/2319m 22s

Miami Vibes

An eventful NASCAR Playoff race at Homestead-Miami Speedway gives Jeff and Jordan plenty to sort through on this week's postrace podcast. Plus the race winner joins to share his thoughts on a clutch victory.
23/10/2359m 24s

12 Questions with Carson Hocevar (2023)

The delightfully interesting Carson Hocevar, an up-and-coming 2024 NASCAR Cup Series rookie and current Truck Series playoff driver, joins the 12 Questions to discuss being a race fan, getting to know Dale Jr. and why it's important to zone out during races.
17/10/2325m 16s

Strength on Strength

The semifinal round of the NASCAR Playoffs opens with a straightforward race at Las Vegas, but there's still plenty for Jeff and Jordan to discuss heading into the final three races of the 2023 Cup Series season.
16/10/2358m 44s

12 Questions with Chase Elliott (2023)

The five-time NASCAR Most Popular Driver and 2020 Cup Series champion joins the 12 Questions podcast for an insightful conversation about being a realist, his career stability and why he's continuing to learn life lessons. 
10/10/2324m 45s

Roval Reply All

The Round of 12 ends at the Charlotte Roval, leaving Jeff and Jordan to digest the elimination of four drivers and examine the NASCAR playoff picture for the remaining eight drivers.
09/10/2354m 21s

12 Questions with Ryan Preece (2023)

Before he returned to Talladega for his first superspeedway race since the terrifying Daytona crash last month, Preece sat down to answer our 12 Questions. In addition to the crash, topics include whether young drivers today should still work on their own cars and having no regrets.
03/10/2317m 35s

Talladega Daze

An entertaining and eventful Talladega race adds another wrinkle to the NASCAR Playoffs picture and gives Jeff and Jordan plenty to discuss heading into the Round 2 elimination race next week at the Charlotte Roval.
02/10/231h 4m

12 Questions with Kevin Harvick (2023)

The soon-to-be retired future Hall of Famer joins us for one final 12 Questions interview as his career winds down. Topics range from parenting to leadership to the importance of planning.
26/09/2319m 13s

It's A Low Bar

As Round 2 of the NASCAR Playoffs begins, Jeff and Jordan talk about the racing at Texas Motor Speedway and take a driver-by-driver look at the 12 contenders remaining in the championship hunt.
25/09/231h 4m

12 Questions with Kyle Larson (2023)

The 2021 NASCAR Cup Series champion makes his annual stop on the 12 Questions podcast to discuss a variety of topics -- including one question in which he needed the help of his dad, Mike, to answer.
20/09/2326m 34s

The Wisdom of Sherry Pollex

In this special episode, taken from an interview originally recorded in April 2019, the late Sherry Pollex shares important perspectives on life, empathy, health and cancer.
18/09/2323m 26s

Three Guys, Two Mics

Podcast host Denny Hamlin joins the first part of The Teardown to chat about his evening at Bristol Motor Speedway and weigh in on the "Was It A Good Race?" poll guess. Then Jeff and Jordan break down what they saw in NASCAR's Round 1 elimination race and share their thoughts on a busy news week.
17/09/231h 28m

12 Questions with Harrison Burton (2023)

The second-year Wood Brothers Racing driver makes his inaugural appearance on the 12 Questions podcast, discussing life growing up in NASCAR, the ethics of honking and more.
13/09/2320m 27s

Trust Issues

The Kansas Speedway race reveals an incorrect NASCAR Playoffs pick for both Jeff and Jordan, so the guys debrief on how they got it wrong and look ahead to the playoff situation heading into Bristol. 
11/09/231h 3m

12 Questions with Chris Buescher (2023)

The sneaky funny Chris Buescher, winner of three races heading into the playoffs, joins the 12 Questions and puts his dry humor on full display.
06/09/2324m 52s

How We're Feeling

After Race No. 1 of the 2023 NASCAR Cup Series playoffs, Jeff and Jordan go through the standings to take a driver-by-driver look at how the Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway unfolded.
04/09/231h 12m

12 Questions with Ricky Stenhouse Jr. (2023)

Before the JTG Daugherty Racing driver returned to the scene of his Daytona 500 victory, he sat down to chat about topics like his love of golf, his chill vibe and how to deal with a difficult boss.
29/08/2319m 40s

Sweet Sixteen

The NASCAR Playoffs field is set after Daytona concludes the Cup Series regular season. Jeff and Jordan are live at Daytona to forecast the playoffs and digest Ryan Preece's terrifying crash.
27/08/231h 7m

12 Questions with Denny Hamlin (2023)

The veteran Joe Gibbs Racing driver and co-owner of 23XI Racing makes his annual appearance on the 12 Questions podcast to discuss topics like whether "Actions Detrimental" has been a positive, the chances of NASCAR ever seeing a champion who immediately retires and his mysteriously low heart rate inside the race car.
23/08/2322m 30s

Chasing the Playoffs

The Watkins Glen result makes Chase Elliott's mission obvious as the NASCAR Playoffs picture comes into view with just one spot remaining. Daytona International Speedway president Frank Kelleher joins Jeff and Jordan around the 35-minute mark to give his insight on what to expect next week for the regular season finale.Sponsor note: Ibotta is offering our listeners $5 just for trying Ibotta by using the code "teardown" when you register. Just go to the App Store or Google Play store and download the FREE Ibotta app and use code "teardown" (with no quotation marks) to get the deal.
21/08/231h 13m

12 Questions with Michael McDowell (2023)

Michael McDowell's hilarious Charlie Daniels story (10:33) highlights a fun interview with a driver firmly on the playoff bubble as NASCAR's regular season winds down.
16/08/2320m 59s

Cinderella or Nah?

A dominant performance at Indianapolis Motor Speedway marks a signature win for one driver and team. Jeff and Jordan examine what it all means in terms of the season as a whole.
14/08/231h

12 Questions with Martin Truex Jr. (2023)

The NASCAR Cup Series points leader joins the 12 Questions podcast to discuss fishing, fishing, fishing...and a few other topics as well, including his first job.
08/08/2315m 35s

Making a Statement

A surprising team emerges as a contender for a deep playoff run after the Michigan race as Jeff and Jordan try to process what it means for the championship picture.
07/08/231h 3m

12 Questions with Tyler Reddick (2023)

The always interesting Tyler Reddick, who is in his first year at 23XI Racing, stops by the 12 Questions to give more of his unique insight on why you shouldn't work in flip flops, where to put your hands and more.
02/08/2320m 25s

Same Ol' Richmond

Jeff and Jordan witness a Richmond race that looked a lot like some of the other recent events at that track. At least this time there was an unusual winner to discuss. Plus the guys examine the playoff picture, talk about The CW's Xfinity Series news and more.Head to factormeals.com/teardown50 and use code TEARDOWN50 to get 50% off
31/07/231h 8m

12 Questions with Kyle Busch (2023)

Kyle Busch talks about the rides that could have been, the challenges of having two young children, the most important skill a driver can possess and more. 
25/07/2322m 55s

Bad Boy Island

A controversial ending to the Pocono race leaves Jeff and Jordan with plenty to analyze and discuss after an eventful day.
24/07/231h 21m

12 Questions with Noah Gragson (2023)

The rookie Cup Series driver for Legacy Motor Club reflects on trying to balance building his personality vs. getting results and managing feedback from others about what he should or shouldn't be doing.
19/07/2318m 6s

Monday Master

The first-ever Monday race at New Hampshire produces a dominant win for one driver, but the playoff scramble continues to unfold behind him. Jeff and Jordan break it all down and look ahead to the final six races of NASCAR's regular season.
17/07/2356m 0s

12 Questions with Austin Cindric (2023)

The 2022 Daytona 500 winner joins the 12 Questions to take an in-depth look at his time serving on a jury for a murder trial, his Rolex 24 ambitions and more. 
11/07/2325m 3s

Atlanta Action

A rain-shortened Atlanta race doesn't dampen the spirits of Jeff and Jordan, who have plenty of positive things to say about the racing they watched on Sunday night.
10/07/2352m 34s

12 Questions with AJ Allmendinger (2023)

From the best way to pick up a woman at the bar to the backstory behind his new cat, AJ Allmendinger touches on a wide range of topics in this week's 12 Questions interview.
05/07/2314m 39s

Windy City Win

After experiencing the inaugural Chicago Street Race weekend, Jeff and Jordan discuss all aspects of this new venture for NASCAR and how it unfolded on the city streets.Support our sponsors:-- Go to omahasteaks.com and type TEARDOWN into the search bar and order the Gourmet Grill Pack today!-- Head to factormeals.com/teardown50 and use code teardown50 to get 50% off your first box.
03/07/231h 20m

12 Questions with Dale Earnhardt Jr. (2023)

The longest 12 Questions interview in the series' 14-year history might also be the best. Dale Earnhardt Jr. joins us to share thoughts on everything from the importance of treating people with respect to his love of FM radio to a rant on Bluey's dad.Make sure to take advantage of The Athletic's $1/month deal for 12 months, which is available through June 30. Visit the pinned tweet on Jeff Gluck's Twitter profile (twitter.com/jeff_gluck) for more details.
27/06/2345m 57s

Guitar Hero

Ross Chastain and Trackhouse Racing strike back after a month of questions surrounding their speed. Jeff and Jordan break down all things Nashville as well as look ahead to Chicago in our latest episode of The Teardown.Head to factormeals.com/teardown50 and use code teardown50 to get 50% off your first box.
26/06/231h 11m

12 Questions with Alex Palou (2023)

The IndyCar points leader and recent Detroit Grand Prix winner makes his second appearance on the 12 Questions podcast to discuss what he's learned as a newlywed, how he navigated the sticky contract drama last year and the mentality that allows him to get through bad days.
16/06/2318m 28s

Sonoma Stuff

Despite a relatively uneventful Sonoma race, Jeff and Jordan still have much to discuss heading into the only off-weekend of the NASCAR Cup Series season.
12/06/231h 6m

12 Questions with Kenny Wallace (2023)

Before NASCAR returned to Kenny Wallace's hometown of St. Louis for a second straight year, we chatted with the Hermanator about a wide variety of topics -- from his dislike of airports to whether today's NASCAR drivers are more aggressive than the previous generation. 
06/06/2335m 29s

That Was A Weird One

A strange race at Gateway leaves Jeff and Jordan with much weirdness to sort through in our latest postrace NASCAR podcast.
05/06/231h 21m

12 Questions with Scott McLaughlin (2023)

The delightful Kiwi who made his name in Australia Supercars joined the 12 Questions podcast for an interview prior to the 107th running of the Indianapolis 500. McLaughlin, who drives for Team Penske, discusses golf, life in America and more.
01/06/2323m 7s

A Coke and a Smile

After an extended weekend of Memorial Day racing, Jeff and Jordan discuss the Coca-Cola 600 and how it fits into the season picture as a whole.Our advertisers:Omaha Steaks: Order today and get $30 off with Promo Code TEARDOWN. And every purchase is backed by their unconditional, money-back guarantee. Minimum order may be required. See site for details.
30/05/231h 6m

Bonus Episode: Recapping the Indy 500 with Nate Ryan

With the Coca-Cola 600 rained out, this episode of The Teardown is all about the Indianapolis 500. NBC's Nate Ryan joins Jeff Gluck live at Indianapolis Motor Speedway to discuss Sunday's 107th running of the Indy 500 and the controversial finish. 
28/05/2338m 42s

12 Questions with Ryan Blaney (2023)

How many times should you text someone before a blind date? What should you do if someone is tailgating you on a one-lane road? And what Cup team did Ryan Blaney consider signing with before his Wood Brothers days? Those questions and more are answered in this week's featured interview.
24/05/2319m 2s

Live from the Shine Shack

Jeff and Jordan are on site at North Wilkesboro to discuss all the happenings from NASCAR's All-Star Race weekend.Order today and get $30 off with Promo Code TEARDOWN.And every purchase is backed by their unconditional, money-back guarantee. Minimum order may be required. See site for details.
22/05/231h 11m

12 Questions with William Byron (2023)

A three-time race winner this season, Byron dishes on everything from whether you should bring your phone into the bathroom to which playoff system is the best in sports. If you enjoy the 12 Questions, you'll love this one.
16/05/2316m 7s

The Content King

Ross Chastain gives Jeff and Jordan plenty to talk about (yet again) after the Darlington race.
15/05/231h 10m

12 Questions with Tyler Ankrum (2023)

This boots-wearing rancher who happens to drive in NASCAR has one of the most unique perspectives we've heard during the 12 Questions interview series. Tyler Ankrum, who drives for Hattori Racing Enterprises, will make his 100th Truck Series start at North Wilkesboro.
09/05/2326m 56s

Kansas Delivers

After the best race of the 2023 NASCAR season to date, Jeff and Jordan discuss the thrilling battle for the finish, the postrace fight, which team has the most strength and the F1 race in Miami.Head to factor75.com/teardown40 and use code TEARDOWN40 to get 40% off your first box.
08/05/231h 23m

12 Questions with Ryan Truex (2023)

When is it OK to pee in the pool? Ryan Truex tackles that tough question and many more in this week's 12 Questions interview.
05/05/2324m 32s

Statement Month

Dover gets postponed to May and sets up a huge month for NASCAR teams. Jeff and Jordan try to figure out what the Dover race means for what's to come at Kansas, Darlington and Charlotte. 
01/05/231h 15m

12 Questions with Todd Gilliland (2023)

From Gilliland's favorite Kardashian to his love of paper towels, you might learn a thing or two about the second-year Cup Series driver in this week's 12 Questions interview.
25/04/2317m 23s

Everything's Coming Up Rosy

A perfectly acceptable Talladega race leaves Jeff and Jordan with plenty to discuss on this week's podcast. Plus Jeff talks about why he took his tweets private. 
24/04/231h

12 Questions with Brad Keselowski (2023)

Here's all you need to know about this week's 12 Questions: It's 25 minutes inside the unique, one-of-a-kind Mind of Brad. Enjoy!
20/04/2326m 57s

12 Questions with Austin Hill (2023)

The Xfinity Series points leader for Richard Childress Racing makes his debut on the 12 Questions podcast to cover a variety of topics, including why some people call him "Mug," his favorite Shania Twain songs, whether there's a problem with mismatched socks and the true quality that makes a good race car driver.
19/04/2322m 51s

Pulling Levers, Clutching Pearls

A disappointing Martinsville race leaves Jeff and Jordan wondering what's next for NASCAR short tracks. Plus the guys discuss the results of Sunday's race, Chase Elliott's return, rain tires, burnouts and more.
17/04/231h 15m

And That's A Rap

Jeff and Jordan discuss the Bristol Dirt Race.Music credit: "Hot Sauce" by 2Deep (via Anno Domini Nation)
10/04/231h 9m

12 Questions with John Hunter Nemechek (2023)

What would have happened if John Hunter Nemechek had tried to stay at the Cup Series level and not taken a chance on dipping back down to the Truck Series to reset his career? He answers that question and more in this week's interview. 
04/04/2318m 54s

Neighborhood Watch

With an exciting weekend of racing between NASCAR at Richmond, IndyCar at Texas and Formula One in Australia, Jeff and Jordan break it all down and debate the Hendrick Motorsports appeals panel ruling. 
03/04/231h 16m

12 Questions with Ben Rhodes (2023)

Ben Rhodes is always a delightful interview, and this week's 12 Questions is no exception. From parenting talk to tax advice, the 2021 Truck Series champion covers it all here.
28/03/2327m 52s

The Natural Race

Jeff and Jordan discuss a road course race at Circuit of the Americas that was largely refreshing with only natural cautions...until an outbreak of yellows at the end. 
27/03/231h

12 Questions with Ross Chastain (2023)

From being grossed out by nail clippings to a love for Valentine's Day, the "cheap" Ross Chastain brings his unique personality to the latest 12 Questions interview.
21/03/2319m 1s

Penalize THIS

A recent NASCAR penalty sparks a heated disagreement between Jeff and Jordan. The guys also sort through the Atlanta weekend and discuss whether it was a good race.
20/03/231h 25m

12 Questions with Corey LaJoie (2023)

Would Corey LaJoie be prepared to step into a better ride when the time comes? How has being a podcast host changed how he looks at interviews? And what's the surprising "almost" deal from his career? LaJoie discusses those answers and more in this week's 12 Questions interview. 
14/03/2316m 1s

Spin the Wheel

Jeff and Jordan react to the Phoenix race and share what they learned from NASCAR's West Coast Swing, plus they give their thoughts on the new short track rules package and potential penalties for Hendrick Motorsports.
13/03/231h

12 Questions with Chase Briscoe (2023)

If you're a fan of the 12 Questions interviews, this is one you won't want to miss. The third-year Stewart-Haas Racing driver talks everything from Taylor Swift to his one-time shot at being a Hendrick Motorsports driver to his obsession with trading card auctions. 
07/03/2331m 11s

We Need A Waiver

A jam-packed Sunday of motorsports across NASCAR (Las Vegas), Formula One (Bahrain) and IndyCar (St. Pete) gives Jeff and Jordan loads to discuss in our latest postrace podcast.
06/03/231h 33m

12 Questions with Alex Bowman (2023)

Coming off a recent contract extension, Alex Bowman reflects on how his career is perceived and dives deep into the experiences as a young racer that have caused him to fear mistakes as an adult.
28/02/2317m 48s

Farewell, Fontana

As the big oval takes a bow for the final time before its demolition, Jeff and Jordan reflect on Fontana's history and discuss the last NASCAR Cup Series race at Auto Club Speedway.
27/02/231h 14m

12 Questions with Joey Logano (2023)

The defending NASCAR Cup Series champion kicks off another season of the 12 Questions interviews -- in the P1 slot for the fifth straight year -- with a laugh-filled, insightful conversation.
21/02/2325m 54s

Perfectly Acceptable

After the 2023 Daytona 500 is complete, Jeff and Jordan sit down at Daytona International Speedway to discuss everything that happened in Sunday's Great American Race.
20/02/231h 3m

2023 Daytona 500 Preview

The field is set for the Great American Race. Jeff and Jordan meet up after watching the Duels to discuss all the hot topics heading into the Daytona 500.
17/02/231h 1m

Copy and Paste

Jeff and Jordan reunite in Los Angeles for their first in-person podcast since November to talk about the second edition of the Clash at the Coliseum and its future.
06/02/2356m 58s

The Best 75 Drivers in NASCAR Cup Series history

The Athletic put together a panel of NASCAR industry members -- drivers, crew chiefs, team owners, track executives, spotters and journalists -- to help determine the best 75 drivers in the history of the NASCAR Cup Series. The project will be revealed on TheAthletic.com in coming days and weeks, but Jeff and Jordan give an overview (plus their top 10 drivers) and debate some selections in this episode.
29/01/231h 6m

NASCAR Preview 2023: Team By Team

Jeff and Jordan sort through each of the NASCAR Cup Series charter teams to evaluate how those organizations might perform in 2023.This week's podcast is brought to you by Rocket Money. Cancel unwanted subscriptions – and manage your expenses the easy way – by going to rocketmoney.com/ATHLETIC
22/01/231h 52m

News of the Week: Harvick, Legacy, Larson, Pastrana

A busy offseason news week leaves Jeff and Jordan with plenty to discuss. The guys look at Kevin Harvick's retirement news, the Petty GMS name change, Kyle Larson's Indy 500 plans and Travis Pastrana's Daytona 500 announcement.This episode is sponsored by:-- Hello Fresh. Go to HelloFresh.com/TEARDOWN22 and use code TEARDOWN22 for 22 free meals plus free shipping!-- Roman. Get 20% off your first order at ro.co/ATHLETIC
15/01/231h 3m

Ten NASCAR Storylines to Watch in 2023

The calendar has changed to 2023, so Jeff and Jordan are back for their first episode of the new year. In this one, the guys discuss what they think will be the 10 most-talked-about storylines of the upcoming NASCAR season. From safety to Silly Season to schedules, here's a look at what to watch for in 2023.This episode is brought to you in part by Rocket Money. Cancel unwanted subscriptions – and manage your expenses the easy way – by going to RocketMoney.com/ATHLETIC
08/01/231h 10m

2022 Season Finale: Listener Mailbag

It's your turn! Jeff and Jordan spend two hours answering questions submitted by listeners of The Teardown. We appreciate all your support and thank you so much for listening all year!
20/11/222h 1m

12 Questions with Landon Cassill (2022)

The 2022 edition of the 12 Questions wraps up with one of the most interesting minds in NASCAR.
16/11/2230m 6s

NASCAR's five best races of 2022 and spicy F1 in Brazil

Jeff and Jordan reveal their five top races of the 2022 NASCAR Cup Series season (plus share their pick for the worst) and sort through the drama of an exciting Formula One race in Brazil.
13/11/221h 6m

12 Questions with Kevin Harvick (2022)

Kevin Harvick makes his return to the 12 Questions series to discuss why it was worth it to be outspoken about NASCAR safety concerns and sheds some light on son Keelan's racing path in Europe.
09/11/2216m 52s

A Champion Is Crowned

On a somber day in Phoenix, Jeff and Jordan recap the weekend's events and discuss the NASCAR championship outcome.
07/11/221h

12 Questions with Kyle Busch (2022)

A thoughtful Kyle Busch joins the 12 Questions podcast to discuss what's going right and wrong in NASCAR right now, son Brexton's racing skill level and why he might not have returned your email this year.
01/11/2221m 36s

The Hail Melon

Jeff and Jordan witness an all-time classic NASCAR moment at Martinsville Speedway and discuss its significance and implications for the playoffs. Plus, the guys debate Ty Gibbs' move in the Xfinity Series race.
31/10/221h 27m

12 Questions with Christopher Bell (2022)

One of this season's breakout drivers, Christopher Bell joins the 12 Questions to discuss the balance of showing personality versus avoiding controversy and the differences between the NASCAR and dirt racing worlds.
25/10/2216m 12s

Heading Homestead to Austin

With NASCAR at Homestead and Formula One in Austin, Jeff and Jordan compare notes on a full day of major racing events in the United States.
24/10/221h 9m

That's A Spicy Meatball

After the Las Vegas playoff race provides some great battles, strategy and some controversy, Jeff and Jordan analyze what it all means and what might come next.
17/10/2259m 49s

12 Questions with Ryan Blaney (2022)

The Team Penske driver discusses the challenges of getting over mistakes, what he enjoys about country living and his regrets over not learning to play an instrument in this week's 12 Questions.
12/10/2219m 41s

Sign of the Times

After a sign on the racetrack alters the outcome of the NASCAR playoff race at the Charlotte Roval, Jeff and Jordan debate what it means and dissect the fallout. The guys also take a look at the confusing Formula One race in Japan.
10/10/221h 23m

12 Questions with Parker Kligerman (2022)

The fascinating driver/TV analyst shares some terrific insight on his career and how he sees the racing world as a whole in a conversation on this week's 12 Questions interview.
04/10/2224m 39s

The Titillation of the Big One

An unexpectedly clean and calm race in Talladega surprises Jeff and Jordan, who also spend time talking about the safety issues facing NASCAR's Next Gen car and looking ahead to the final playoff race of Round 2.
03/10/221h 5m

A Hoarse Race in Texas

After a memorable race for all the wrong reasons, Jeff and Jordan try to digest what they just witnessed at Texas Motor Speedway.
26/09/2259m 43s

12 Questions with Brad Keselowski (2022)

The driver/co-owner of RFK Racing joins the 12 Questions podcast to share his thoughts on the future of TV streaming, parenthood and the challenge of rebuilding relationships at a new job.
21/09/2218m 21s

And Then There Were 19

Bristol leaves Jeff and Jordan scratching their heads about the future of NASCAR short track racing and the guys dissect a confusing and unpredictable first round of the playoffs.
18/09/221h 16m

12 Questions with Will Power (2022)

The IndyCar championship points leader joins the 12 Questions podcast before heading to the season finale at Laguna Seca. In this episode, Power discusses his love for prank comedy and whether he'd like to try a NASCAR race.
15/09/2216m 22s

And Then There Were 18

Wait, another one?!?!? Yes, NASCAR gets yet another new winner at the Kansas Speedway playoff race. Jeff and Jordan dissect what it means for the playoff field and for the elimination race at Bristol. The guys also discuss Kyle Busch's new home at Richard Childress Racing, Kevin Harvick's comments on safety, the Formula One race in Monza and IndyCar's finale at Laguna Seca.
12/09/221h 9m

12 Questions with Alex Bowman (2022)

The Hendrick Motorsports driver discusses what he was thinking during that infamous Martinsville incident last fall, why he dislikes Twitter and what three things he'd do if he ruled the world for a day.
07/09/2222m 26s

And Then There Were 17

Another one? Yep, you guessed it. NASCAR finds its 17th new winner of the Cup Series season and the playoffs get off to a wild start at Darlington Raceway. Jeff and Jordan discuss how each playoff driver fared, talk about the surprise Southern 500 winner and look ahead to Kansas -- as well as chat about the F1 and IndyCar races.
05/09/221h 15m

12 Questions with Bubba Wallace (2022)

The 23XI Racing driver talks about being unfazed by Michael Jordan's presence, his upcoming wedding plans, overcoming mistakes and more in this week's 12 Questions interview.
30/08/2222m 36s

And Then There Were 16

A controversial and eventful regular season finale sets the field for NASCAR's playoffs. Jeff and Jordan reunite in person to discuss all the developments from Daytona and look ahead to the next 10 weeks.
28/08/221h 14m

12 Questions with Michael McDowell (2022)

The 2021 Daytona 500 winner for Front Row Motorsports discusses whether the Next Gen car's parity will stick around and shares his thoughts on what a post-NASCAR career might look like.
24/08/2213m 27s

My Eggs Are Delicious

Watkins Glen had it all, from teammate drama for the win to Kimi Raikkonen's Cup debut. Jeff and Jordan break it all down and look at the playoff picture heading into the NASCAR regular season finale.
22/08/221h

12 Questions with Marcus Ericsson (2022)

The most recent Indianapolis 500 winner and former F1 driver joins the podcast for the first time to give his spin on this year's questions.
16/08/2215m 53s

So Happy Two-gether

One driver doubles his win total on the season and gains momentum heading into the playoffs after a Richmond win. Jeff and Jordan discuss what it means and the overall quality of Richmond racing in the 2020s.
15/08/2254m 5s

12 Questions with Tommy Joe Martins (2022)

The Alpha Prime Racing general manager and part-time Xfinity Series driver returns to the 12 Questions podcast to shed light on the challenges faced by race teams like his and why he would have done his career completely differently now.
09/08/2225m 23s

Another One

Seriously?! NASCAR sees its unprecedented 15th regular season winner as a new driver goes to victory lane at Michigan, throwing the playoff picture into further chaos. Jeff and an ailing Jordan discuss their thoughts on the latest race.
08/08/2238m 51s

12 Questions with Denny Hamlin (2022)

The NASCAR driver/owner talks about his struggles with time management and sleep, why he prefers email to text, can't bring himself to embrace streaming services and what he's told his daughter about wanting to race.
02/08/2218m 22s

Back to the Brickyard

Jeff and Jordan discuss the NASCAR/IndyCar doubleheader weekend at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and break down the latest developments in Formula One heading into that series' summer break.
01/08/221h 5m

12 Questions with Daniel Suarez (2022)

The first-time NASCAR playoff driver for Trackhouse Racing discusses his relationship with F1 champion Max Verstappen, his dream of driving in a NASCAR race in Mexico and more.
26/07/2213m 46s

Breaking Pod

Jeff and Jordan had thoughts about Pocono. They recorded them. And then some big news dropped about halfway through the podcast. Did they edit out the original part? Nah. Please enjoy and laugh at our pain. (Plus, the guys talk F1 in France, IndyCar in Iowa and the SRX season finale in Ohio.)
25/07/221h 14m

12 Questions with Martin Truex Jr. (2022)

He may be a man of few words, but Martin Truex Jr. always offers some interesting thoughts during his annual visit to the 12 Questions interview.
19/07/2213m 19s

New Hampshire, New Winner

Another new winner has Jeff and Jordan questioning everything they thought about this year's NASCAR playoff field. Plus the guys talk about Tyler Reddick's new deal, Alex Palou's contract puzzle, Jeff's visit to NHRA and the possible demise of the Good Race poll.
18/07/221h 8m

12 Questions with Chase Elliott (2022)

The current NASCAR Cup Series points leader and 2020 champion sits down for another edition of the 12 Questions. Topics include his approach to getting over mistakes he's made, how he deals with the "most popular driver" title and his concerns about the Next Gen car.
12/07/2219m 47s

Georgia Peach

Jeff and Jordan reunite in person to talk about a NASCAR thriller at Atlanta Motor Speedway and the unpredictable Formula One race in Austria.
11/07/2257m 6s

12 Questions with Todd Gilliland (2022)

The NASCAR Cup Series rookie for Front Row Motorsports sits down to chat about the evolution of his homework, why he's not jaded yet and the reason you should say something if you see him in the grocery store.
05/07/2215m 53s

Road America and Silverstone

A jam-packed weekend of racing offers topics including another first-time NASCAR winner, whether this is the best NASCAR season ever, a thrilling Formula One race at Silverstone and what the heck is up with Ferrari's strategy.
04/07/221h 13m

12 Questions with Dale Earnhardt Jr. (2022)

The NASCAR Hall of Famer and NBC Sports analyst returns to the 12 Questions for the first time in five years to spend time chatting about a variety of topics, including how he handles backlash from NASCAR and why it's now quite pleasant to go out in public.
28/06/2232m 34s

Viva Nashvegas

After a delayed NASCAR race finishes under the lights, Jeff and Jordan end their podcast break to share thoughts on all things Nashville.
27/06/2257m 1s

12 Questions with Carson Hocevar (2022)

A young Truck Series driver for Niece Motorsports, Carson Hocevar has an entertaining and fun-loving personality to go along with his on-track speed. In his first appearance on the 12 Questions, Hocevar shares opinions on drivers being honest, what he'd do if someone wrecked him for a win and how to grow NASCAR.
17/06/2227m 40s

From Sonoma to Baku

Jeff and Jordan have much to discuss this week between NASCAR's race at Sonoma, Formula One in Baku and IndyCar at Road America. 
13/06/221h 12m

12 Questions with Kenny Wallace (2022)

Longtime fan-favorite driver and racing personality is a St. Louis fixture, so who better to have on the 12 Questions as NASCAR heads to World Wide Technology Raceway for its inaugural Cup Series race in the area? In a lengthy conversation, Wallace dishes on the pitfalls of social media, why he stepped away from TV and his hopes for the future of NASCAR.
07/06/2235m 24s

Arch Rivals

A spicy inaugural race at Gateway gives Jeff and Jordan plenty to talk about. The guys debate the driver payback code, Cup-worthy facilities, new markets, NASCAR's safety response and more.
06/06/221h 9m

12 Questions with Conor Daly (2022)

Hometown hero Conor Daly led the most laps in last year's Indianapolis 500 and enters the 2022 edition with confidence and speed. In this interview, Daly discusses balancing his passion for IndyCar with offering constructive criticism during his own podcast episodes.
31/05/2218m 33s

Memorial Day Megacast

Nate Ryan of NBC Sports joins Jeff in Indianapolis to talk Indy 500 and Monaco, then Bob Pockrass of Fox Sports joins Jordan in Charlotte to break down NASCAR's wild Coca-Cola 600.
30/05/221h 15m

12 Questions with Jimmie Johnson (2022)

The seven-time NASCAR champion is on the cusp of making his first start in the Indianapolis 500. Before he does, Johnson sits down with The Athletic to discuss his approach to politely ending a conversation, how to get over a mistake and why his oval background seems to translate to IndyCar's similar layouts.
24/05/2217m 23s

A Night To Forget

A spectacular dud of a NASCAR All-Star Race leaves Jeff and Jordan convinced changes must be made to both Texas Motor Speedway and the All-Star concept as a whole. Plus the guys break down the latest Formula One race in Spain and debate Jimmie Johnson's chances of winning the Indianapolis 500.
23/05/221h

12 Questions with Kevin Magnussen (2022)

Formula One's K-Mag joins the podcast from the Miami Grand Prix, where he takes a stand against reclining seats on airplanes, details why you won't get a text message reply from him and expresses his enthusiasm for sprint cars.
17/05/2213m 32s

Yellow Brick Road (to the NASCAR Playoffs)

A refreshingly exciting NASCAR race at Kansas Speedway gives Jeff and Jordan plenty to discuss heading into next week's All-Star Race at Texas.
16/05/2252m 8s

Future of Sports Pt. 2

In episode two of the Future of Sports series, The Athletic's Mike Smeltz looks at how the team experience may change in the future: increased use of technology in gameplay, robotic umpires and the unique initiatives of a startup sports league.
15/05/2219m 11s

Future of Sports Pt. 1

In episode one of the Future of Sports series, The Athletic's Mike Smeltz looks at how the fan experience may change: how going to games, watching games at home and how memorabilia is shifting from physical to digital.
14/05/2222m 28s

12 Questions with Kyle Larson (2022)

The defending NASCAR Cup Series champion makes his ninth appearance in the 12 Questions interview series for another fun round of answers.
10/05/2219m 1s

Live from Miami

As the Formula One paddock gets torn down around them, Jeff and Jordan record the latest episode of The Teardown -- this one focused on both the controversial finish at Darlington and all things related to the inaugural Miami Grand Prix.
09/05/221h 6m

12 Questions with Austin Cindric (2022)

The Daytona 500 winner and rookie Cup Series driver joins the 12 Questions to take a deep dive into his love for Japanese anime and explains his process for getting over mistakes.
04/05/2216m 23s

Monster Monday

After a postponed Dover race, Jeff and Jordan break down Monday's NASCAR action and look ahead to their Miami Grand Prix trip next weekend.
02/05/221h 6m

12 Questions with Sergio Perez (2022)

This week's edition of the 12 Questions podcast features a Formula One driver: Red Bull's Sergio "Checo" Perez, who is coming off a second-place finish at the Australian Grand Prix. Perez talks about how not to be a pendejo, reflects on the lessons learned in his career and fields a question from NASCAR's William Byron.
26/04/2217m 27s

Talladega and Imola

Jeff and Jordan hang out at Talladega Superspeedway to discuss the latest NASCAR Cup Series race and share their thoughts on Formula One's race at Imola.
25/04/2247m 16s

12 Questions with William Byron (2022)

The first two-time NASCAR Cup Series race winner of this season joins the 12 Questions podcast to discuss his growth as a driver and lessons learned along the way.
19/04/2215m 21s

Worst Rapper Alive

Jeff and Jordan share their thoughts on NASCAR's Bristol Dirt Race.
18/04/2246m 5s

12 Questions with Noah Gragson (2022)

The colorful JR Motorsports driver joins the 12 Questions podcast to discuss the ethics of putting feet on airplane armrests, the illusion of social media and why he's enjoying racing now more than ever.
12/04/2220m 21s

Martinsville, Australia, Long Beach

NASCAR's disappointing Cup Series race at Martinsville, the Xfinity Series fight, Formula One's Australian Grand Prix and IndyCar's Long Beach Grand Prix are the topics of conversation on this week's jam-packed episode of The Teardown.
10/04/221h 14m

12 Questions with Ross Chastain (2022)

NASCAR's newest race winner stops by the 12 Questions podcast to share the cringeworthy tale of losing his phone at Phoenix, marvels at his unlikely career path and discusses why reading one book changed his life.
05/04/2222m 18s

Richmond Revival

A victory at Richmond erases one driver's sluggish start to the season, but a strategy race at a short track leaves Jeff and Jordan on the fence about the day's events.
04/04/2259m 12s

12 Questions with AJ Allmendinger (2022)

The Kaulig Racing veteran stops by the 12 Questions to discuss his evolving mindset toward winning, why it's so important to be a leader at his team and what he can -- and can't -- remember.
29/03/2216m 4s

Twists and Turns

A wild finish at Circuit of the Americas and yet another first-time NASCAR Cup Series race winner leaves Jeff and Jordan buzzing. The guys dissect the first road course race with the Next Gen car and also touch on the Formula One race in Saudi Arabia.
28/03/221h 4m

12 Questions with Ben Rhodes (2022)

The defending NASCAR Camping World Truck Series champion drops by for a fascinating interview that explores his near-retirement, a time-consuming side business and reveals some life news. If you enjoy the 12 Questions series, you won't want to miss this one.
22/03/2229m 26s

Heck of a Sunday

A full day of racing from around the globe leaves Jeff and Jordan plenty to discuss, from NASCAR's new Atlanta Superspeedway to Formula One's season opener and the IndyCar race at Texas.
21/03/221h 3m

12 Questions with Corey LaJoie (2022)

The man with the mane talks about the lessons he's learned through trying to make it the hard way, his optimism for NASCAR as a whole and the struggles of work/life balance on this week's edition of the 12 Questions.
15/03/2218m 0s

From Phoenix to Bahrain

Jeff and Jordan break down the Phoenix race and another new NASCAR winner, then are joined by McLaren Racing CEO Zak Brown (41:45) to discuss the upcoming Formula One season and the latest edition of Drive to Survive.
14/03/221h 5m

12 Questions with Chase Briscoe (2022)

All-around good guy Chase Briscoe feels guilty about reclining his seat on flights, would rather listen to someone jabber on than hurt their feelings by ending a conversation and wouldn't confront someone even if they wrecked him for the win. Learn even more about Briscoe in this week's 12 Questions interview.
08/03/2224m 56s

Luck Never Hurts in Las Vegas

You don't need the fastest car to win a NASCAR race if strategy and cautions fall your way. That was the case for this week's winner, who has made a habit out of scoring victories like that. Jeff and Jordan discuss the merits of such wins, plus dive into why NASCAR continues to be on a roll in 2022.
07/03/2249m 31s

12 Questions with Tyler Reddick (2022)

The California native and Richard Childress Racing driver sits down to answer the 12 Questions heading into Fontana week, shedding light on the meaning of "Daddy Chase," why farts can be useful and where we might see him fight after a race.
01/03/2220m 59s

Fun-tana!

NASCAR's early-season momentum kicks into high gear with a thrilling and fun race at Fontana, leaving Jeff and Jordan enthusiastic and excited about everything happening so far this year.
28/02/221h 14m

12 Questions with Joey Logano (2022)

The 13th season of the 12 Questions interview series kicks off with Joey Logano, who is in the leadoff spot for the fourth straight year. Check out Logano's answers to our brand-new set of questions.
22/02/2225m 52s

Daytona Daze

The Daytona 500 results in another surprise winner, a test of the new car and some continued momentum for NASCAR. Jeff and Jordan sit down at Daytona International Speedway to discuss it all.
21/02/2257m 35s

2022 Daytona 500 Preview

Halfway through Daytona Speedweeks, Jeff and Jordan take a moment to digest what we know so far (not much) and predict what else is to come (your guess is as good as ours) in the Great American Race.
17/02/2246m 37s

Clashtacular!

A home-run weekend for NASCAR leaves Jeff and Jordan buzzing about the Clash at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum and prompts the guys to discuss why it worked and what could be next.
07/02/2253m 56s

NASCAR Preview 2022: Team By Team

Jeff and Jordan go through all 36 chartered cars to share their thoughts on the upcoming NASCAR Cup Series season. From contenders to longshots, here's how the guys think the field will stack up this year.
31/01/221h 10m

Back From The Future

Jeff and Jordan use a time machine to skip ahead to November and examine the top three storylines from the 2022 NASCAR season. Plus the guys debate their three most anticipated races -- as well as the three least -- of the upcoming year.
23/01/221h 5m

Shots Fired

Jordan lives to podcast for another week with Jeff, this time discussing the Chili Bowl, Daytona testing, Aric Almirola's retirement news, Hall of Fame speeches and Ice Cube.
16/01/221h 8m

Annnnnd We're Back!

Jeff and Jordan return to the microphones for their first episode of 2022, this time to discuss many offseason topics. Addressed in this episode: The NASCAR rules package, Let's Go Brandon fallout, departure of M&M's, Ryan Preece's plans, Matt DiBenedetto's new ride and the controversial ending to the F1 season.
06/01/221h 3m

Where's The Party?

In a chaotic season finale episode, Jeff and Jordan reconvene in Nashville at NASCAR Champions Week to put a bow on 2021. As the guys chat, they're also joined by guest appearances from the AP's Jenna Fryer, Fox Sports' Bob Pockrass and Truck Series champ Ben Rhodes.
03/12/2137m 38s

Our Five Favorite Moments of 2021

Jeff and Jordan take another look back at the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season by debating and discussing their personal favorite moments of the year.
28/11/2157m 5s

Listener Mailbag

Jeff and Jordan are tired of talking to themselves. That's why on this week's episode of The Teardown, they open up the listener mailbag and react to some of the questions submitted last week. Thanks to everyone who sent in their ideas for topics!
21/11/2158m 51s

NASCAR Good Race Poll numbers and F1's Brazil race

With the NASCAR offseason upon us, Jeff and Jordan dive into the results of the "Was It A Good Race?" poll and examine how the numbers break down by package. Later, the guys talk about the latest turn of events in Formula One's exciting championship battle (begins around 34:30 mark).
14/11/2152m 46s

Kyle Larson, NASCAR champion

Jeff and Jordan break down the NASCAR Championship Race at Phoenix and are later joined by Kyle Larson -- the newest NASCAR Cup Series champion (53-minute mark).
08/11/211h 4m

12 Questions with Landon Cassill

The 2021 version of the 12 Questions series concludes with Landon Cassill, who holds the last-but-not-least spot for the 10th straight season. Don't miss his answer to Question No. 4, which is something you may want for your life after hearing it.
05/11/2130m 17s

The Freaky Four

NASCAR's championship race field is set on Halloween at Martinsville Speedway, a spine-tingling race complete with Boos and more hurt feelings. Jeff and Jordan set up in the Martinsville garage to break down what it all means for next week's season finale.
01/11/2148m 1s

12 Questions with Hailie Deegan

The rookie Camping World Truck Series driver from David Gilliland Racing sits down for the penultimate edition of this year's 12 Questions podcast. Hailie Deegan discusses why she doesn't get embarrassed, her advice to younger brother Haiden and more.
30/10/2110m 59s

12 Questions with Daniel Suarez

The first-year Trackhouse Racing Team driver joins the 12 Questions podcast to discuss the feeling of building a team, his optimism for the Next Gen car and how he met one Cup Series driver before even being able to speak English.
27/10/2114m 2s

From COTA to Kansas

The guys are back to talk about Sunday's dueling races at Circuit of the Americas (Formula One) and Kansas Speedway (NASCAR), with Jordan on site in Austin to break down his experience with F1. Plus Jordan and Jeff look ahead to Martinsville.
25/10/2143m 58s

Straight Shot from Texas

A NASCAR playoffs driver fires the guns in victory lane at Texas Motor Speedway and sends himself into the championship race at Phoenix in three weeks. Meanwhile, other playoff drivers are left scrambling for the remaining spots. Jeff and Jordan discuss what the opening race of Round 3 means to the bigger picture.
18/10/2150m 43s

12 Questions with Josh Williams

One of the Xfinity Series' colorful characters joins the 12 Questions to give his take on the state of racing and sheds some light on how he came to be married to a TikTok star.
15/10/2114m 51s

Roughed Up at the Roval

The NASCAR Cup Series playoffs end for four drivers at the Charlotte Roval and another chapter of the sport's most-discussed new rivalry is written. Jeff and Jordan break down everything that happened on Sunday and examine what's yet to come.
11/10/211h 2m

12 Questions with Chase Elliott

From his newfound love of fly fishing to the reasons he enjoys piloting his airplane, the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series champion shares some fun insight into his life and interests in this week's 12 Questions interview.
09/10/2119m 43s

Talladega Trio

Three first-time NASCAR winners make for a historic weekend at Talladega Superspeedway. Jeff and Jordan are on site for this episode of The Teardown to break it all down.
05/10/2157m 32s

Strip Tease

Optimism for an exciting Las Vegas race turns out to be mostly a bust following a thriller at Bristol, but it sets the stage for Talladega and the Roval to conclude Round 2 of NASCAR's playoffs. Meanwhile, Alex Palou wins the IndyCar championship in Long Beach -- then joins the podcast to discuss his big day.
27/09/2153m 43s

12 Questions with Ryan Blaney

The man they call YRB weighs in on the future of his nickname, why some people may think he works for the Alaskan Railroad and what he enjoys about his new golf habit in the latest edition of the 12 Questions.
24/09/2118m 16s

12 Questions with Michael Waltrip

The entertaining two-time Daytona 500 winner joins the 12 Questions podcast to discuss the funny story behind his new beer, NASCAR's best safety innovation, the method he used to lose 50 pounds and why there's a chance his NASCAR days might not be over yet.
22/09/2124m 28s

That. Just. Happened.

The Teardown's Jordan Bianchi finds himself with an unwanted moment of fame -- or infamy -- when he gets too close to a feud at the end of the Bristol Night Race. Jordan is joined by Jeff Gluck to dissect what happened, weigh in on the on-track merits of the incident that sparked it all and figure out where the playoffs go from here.
19/09/2142m 43s

12 Questions with Justin Allgaier

The veteran Xfinity Series driver for JR Motorsports joins the 12 Questions podcast to discuss his future after racing, the fascinating body movement inside the car during a hard crash, his appreciation for winning and more.
13/09/2125m 37s

The Action Track?

Jeff and Jordan have a debate over whether Richmond was a good race, evaluate the NASCAR playoffs landscape and look ahead to next week's Round 1 cutoff race at Bristol.
12/09/2140m 29s

12 Questions with Kyle Larson

In a revealing 12 Questions interview, the NASCAR regular season champion brings his A-game of answers to shed light on various topics.Subjects include a very embarrassing moment on the track, why he doesn't know enough about the business side of racing, what exactly makes him so good inside a car and the toll his frequent racing takes on his family life.
07/09/2121m 35s

Duel at Darlington

The Southern 500 comes down to two drivers while other playoff contenders stub their toe in the postseason opener. Jeff and Jordan discuss all things related to the NASCAR Cup Series at Darlington as well as touching on recent races in Formula One, Xfinity and Trucks.
06/09/2146m 3s

12 Questions with Bubba Wallace

The first-year 23XI Racing driver joins the 12 Questions podcast to share stories about fooling golf partners, the time he lied about a bug and the multiple close calls that allowed him to pull off a surprise engagement last month.
31/08/2119m 42s

Irregular Season Finale

A thrilling Daytona race brings an unpredictable NASCAR Cup Series regular season to a close. Jeff and Jordan reunite at the racetrack to discuss everything that happened Saturday night and offer their predictions and thoughts about the 2021 Playoffs.
29/08/2147m 47s

Mich-Again

The 550 Package becomes a topic for another NASCAR Cup Series race, though Michigan offers plenty of other things for Jeff and Jordan to discuss as well. The guys also touch on IndyCar at Gateway plus the latest Xfinity and Truck Series races.
23/08/2152m 9s

12 Questions with Rico Abreu

One of the most popular drivers in the dirt racing world joins us on this week's 12 Questions podcast from the Knoxville Nationals. Rico Abreu discusses why he never lies about what he does for a living, sheds some light on the aftermath of last year's horrible fire that affected his hometown in Napa Valley and why he still has much to accomplish in sprint car racing.
20/08/2117m 16s

Doubleheader and Dirt

With Jordan at the Indianapolis road course NASCAR/IndyCar races and Jeff at the Knoxville Nationals, the guys reunite to discuss everything they saw in racing this weekend.
16/08/2158m 28s

12 Questions with Austin Cindric

The defending Xfinity Series champion and future driver of Team Penske's No. 2 Cup Series car joins the 12 Questions to discuss moving out of his parents' house, a renewed appreciation for winning races, the surreal feeling of taking over for Brad Keselowski and why he's still sticking with Android phones.
13/08/2119m 56s

A Watkins Glen and Nashville combo

With the two-week break concluded, Jeff and Jordan reunite to talk all things Watkins Glen NASCAR and Nashville IndyCar.
09/08/2150m 47s

12 Questions with Alex Palou

As IndyCar resumes its season following a break for the Olympics, points leader Alex Palou joins the 12 Questions podcast for the first time. The 24-year-old Chip Ganassi Racing driver discusses the balance of being nice vs. tough, making new relationships in IndyCar and what else he'd like to race.
07/08/2115m 39s

Sundown Surprise

Darkness brings an early end to an exciting NASCAR race at New Hampshire, SRX takes a bow after its inaugural season and the Formula One title battle gets a new wrinkle. Jeff and Jordan are back to discuss all the latest motorsports happenings before the Olympic break. 
19/07/211h 9m

12 Questions with Ryan Vargas

After a disappointing wreck at Pocono and a heartfelt interview, Ryan Vargas shares more on the aftermath of that day, discusses a day at Darlington gone wrong and why he wishes he could race with less emotion.
16/07/2113m 46s

End of an Atlanta Era

As Atlanta Motor Speedway finally says goodbye to its old racing surface and prepares to reconfigure, a surprise driver ends up in victory lane and shakes up the playoff picture. Jeff and Jordan reunite in person after five months to share their perspective on all things Atlanta. 
12/07/2149m 15s

12 Questions with Matt DiBenedetto

The Wood Brothers Racing driver returns to the 12 Questions podcast to discuss handling stress, his recent faith journey and an embarrassing moment he calls the dumbest mistake he's ever made.
10/07/2116m 10s

America's Birthday at Road America

A familiar face ends up in NASCAR victory lane, a dominant driver continues his success in F1, a bad luck streak ends in IndyCar and a young driver gets his moment in SRX. Jeff and Jordan cover all the happenings from a busy weekend in this week's postrace podcast.
04/07/2157m 6s

12 Questions with Ernie Francis Jr.

The SRX Series driver and seven-time Trans Am champion joins the 12 Questions this week to discuss his career aspirations and the response he's received from running SRX so far.
02/07/2114m 57s

Tricky Times Two

After a pair of exciting races at Pocono Raceway (of all places!), Jeff and Jordan digest the NASCAR weekend and what it all means with seven races remaining in NASCAR's regular season.
28/06/2154m 29s

12 Questions with Ross Chastain

Coming off of a career-best second-place finish last weekend at Nashville Superspeedway, Ross Chastain joins the 12 Questions podcast to discuss his aggressive reputation and the up-and-down career path that ultimately led to his arrival at Chip Ganassi Racing.
27/06/2117m 9s

Grand Ole Beatdown

One driver dominates the rest of the field in the NASCAR Nashville race, leading Jeff and Jordan to wonder about his place in history. The guys also touch on F1 in France, IndyCar at Road America and SRX at Knoxville.
21/06/2146m 9s

12 Questions with Tommy Joe Martins

The driver/owner of Xfinity Series team Martins Motorsports joins the 12 Questions podcast to give his unfiltered, honest view of the struggles running a mid-pack race team in NASCAR.
18/06/2135m 30s

All-Stars all around

From the NASCAR All-Star Race at Texas to the debut of SRX at Stafford, Jeff and Jordan discuss an eventful weekend in racing. 
14/06/2155m 54s

12 Questions with Dave Alpern, president of Joe Gibbs Racing

Longtime Joe Gibbs Racing executive Dave Alpern, author of a new book called Taking The Lead, joins the 12 Questions this week to discuss his experiences in racing and why the son of a CIA operative wanted to write a book about his story.
11/06/2117m 52s

From Sonoma to Baku

A familiar face dominates a NASCAR race in Wine Country and Formula One has a wild finish in Baku. Jeff and Jordan reunite to discuss what it all means and digest how the seasons for NASCAR and F1 are unfolding so far.
07/06/2140m 18s

12 Questions with Christopher Bell

With NASCAR headed to another road course this weekend, previous road race winner Christopher Bell confesses about some embarrassing mistakes he's made on the track and sheds some light on the difference between the dirt lifestyle and NASCAR lifestyle.
04/06/2112m 53s

Bonus Episode: Samantha Busch on supporting those with infertility

After the release of her book concerning infertility struggles, Samantha Busch chats with Jeff Gluck about how to be there for friends or family going through similar battles. What should you say? What should you not say? How do you raise the topic? If you know anyone struggling with infertility, this podcast is for you. 
03/06/2120m 1s

A glass of milk and Coke

With Jeff and Jordan at different races, each of them grab a friend to help analyze the Indianapolis 500 and Coca-Cola 600. This week, Jeff is joined by Nate Ryan of NBC Sports and Jordan is joined by David Smith of Motorsports Analytics and Dustin Long of NBC Sports.
31/05/211h 13m

12 Questions with Josef Newgarden

Heading into the Indianapolis 500, the two-time series champion for Team Penske tells us why he believes the talent level in IndyCar is just as good as Formula One, offers insight into the motives for his offseason workouts and why he felt comfortable moving away from his team's race shop.
29/05/2119m 45s

Circuit of the Americlouds

NASCAR's good intentions go awry as rain impedes visibility and impacts the inaugural Cup Series race in Austin. Jeff and Jordan dissect everything that happened Sunday, what it means for future rain races and weigh in on other events in Monaco and Indianapolis.
24/05/2158m 5s

12 Questions with Brandon Brown

The Xfinity Series driver/owner shares his perspective on the current sponsorship climate, what other forms of racing he enjoys and what he'll do when he wins a race in this wide-ranging and entertaining version of the 12 Questions interview.
24/05/2125m 17s

Hendrick's House

It was obvious from the start of the Dover race that a Hendrick Motorsports driver would win. The only question was: Which one? Jeff and Jordan break down how Dover unfolded and dive into the playoff bubble at the halfway point of the NASCAR Cup Series regular season.
17/05/2136m 36s

12 Questions with Brad Sweet

The two-time and defending World of Outlaws champ joins the 12 Questions podcast to describe what it feels like to crash in a sprint car, shed light on his unique travel logistics and discuss how he views his brief NASCAR career a decade later.
14/05/2126m 36s

Bonus Episode: The Athletic’s Small Business Story | Part 3 of 3

Part Three of The Athletic’s Origins story for Dell Technologies ‘Small Business Podference’ series. In this episode The Athletic’s co-founders Alex Mather and Adam Hansmann continue on about the company’s expansion into the U.K., how the team got through the shutdown of sports and challenges that lay ahead. Writers, Marcus Thompson, Anthony Slater, Zach Harper and David Aldridge give their thoughts on that process as well.For the complete lineup of episodes, visit delltechnologiespodference.com
14/05/2121m 17s

Bonus Episode: The Athletic’s Small Business Story | Part 2 of 3

Part Two of The Athletic’s Origins story for Dell Technologies ‘Small Business Podference’ series. In this episode The Athletic’s co-founders Alex Mather and Adam Hansmann continue on about the company’s first steps into the marketplace. The challenges they met selling this idea to investors, and journalists they were trying to recruit, specifically with the expansion into the Bay Area. Writers, Marcus Thompson and Anthony Slater give their thoughts on that process as well.For the complete lineup of episodes, visit delltechnologiespodference.com
12/05/2116m 5s

Bonus Episode: The Athletic’s Origin Story | Part 1 of 3

Part One of The Athletic’s Origins story for Dell Technologies ‘Small Business Podference’ series. In this episode we hear from The Athletic’s co-founders Alex Mather and Adam Hansmann about how they met, how an idea for better sports coverage materialized into a significant media player in the sports landscape and the spirit at the heart of The Athletic’s culture. For the complete lineup of episodes, visit delltechnologiespodference.com
10/05/2116m 23s

Darlington Dominance

After one driver beats up on the rest of the field at Darlington, Jeff and Jordan wonder about the perception of NASCAR's 750 horsepower package, discuss what they learned on Sunday and predict what fans will say about the race.
10/05/2127m 39s

12 Questions with Michael McDowell

The 2021 Daytona 500 champion joins the 12 Questions this week to talk about parenting, what it really feels like to crash in a race car and what he finds interesting about some of the top NASCAR drivers.
07/05/2117m 15s

Kansas Kaos

After a stray tire changes the course of Sunday's NASCAR race at Kansas Speedway, Jeff and Jordan ponder the timing of the caution and its effect on the results. Plus the guys chat about IndyCar at Texas, the All-Star Race format and Formula One in Portugal.
03/05/2156m 2s

12 Questions with Jennifer Jo Cobb

After a brief hiatus, the 12 Questions interviews return this week with a person in the news: Jennifer Jo Cobb, who was denied a chance to participate in the Cup Series race at Talladega Superspeedway despite a long career in the Truck Series. This week's interview sheds some light on Cobb's background as well as how she navigated the disappointment of Talladega.
30/04/2118m 50s

Doin' it at 'Dega

So many drivers seemed to have a shot at getting a win at Talladega Superspeedway, but only one came through and locked himself into the playoffs. Jeff and Jordan talk about an airborne crash, the implications for drivers who failed to score a victory and what it meant for the one who did.
26/04/2148m 56s

Richmond, Barber and Imola — oh my!

Jeff returns to the podcast to talk with Jordan about NASCAR at Richmond, Formula One at Imola and IndyCar's season opener at Barber. Plus Jeff finally gives his take on the Bristol dirt race and Jordan shares the story of his stolen car.
19/04/211h 2m

Short Track Thriller

As it so often does, Martinsville produced another classic short race. Jordan Bianchi is joined by NASCAR.com's Zack Albert where they discussed everything that transpired at the Virginia half-mile, including a tense battle late between teammates. Also covered is Denny Hamlin's remarkably consistent season and where his career ranks all time, how long is too long when it comes to races at Martinsville, and an emotional Dale Earnhardt Jr. after his driver won the Xfinity Series race.Get all-access to The Athletic with an exclusive discount at theathletic.com/teardown
12/04/2145m 16s

NASCAR Gets Dirty at Bristol

Jordan Bianchi and Jenna Fryer from the Associated Press discuss NASCAR's first Cup Series race on a dirt track in half a century. The two talk about what they liked and didn't, potential changes when NASCAR returns to the Bristol dirt track in 2022, and a thrilling finish with a surprising (maybe?) winner.Get all-access to The Athletic at theathletic.com/teardown
30/03/2132m 4s

Blaney denies Larson at Atlanta

Kyle Larson may have dominated, but Ryan Blaney emerged as the winner in Sunday's NASCAR race at Atlanta. To recap the race, Jordan Bianchi is joined by Michelle Martinelli from For The Win/USA Today. Jordan and Michelle discuss Blaney's atypical win, Larson's strong performance and then delve into the altercation between Noah Gragson and Daniel Hemric following Saturday's Xfinity Series race.Get exclusive discount access to The Athletic at theathletic.com/teardown
22/03/2146m 5s

Drought Ends in Desert

One driver ends a winless streak at Phoenix Raceway while the top teams reassert their dominance. Jordan is joined by his guest co-host -- er, wait...STILL Jeff Gluck -- to break down everything from Sunday's Cup Series race.
15/03/2142m 8s

12 Questions with Alex Bowman

Before making a stop at his home track of Phoenix Raceway this weekend, Alex Bowman swings by the 12 Questions podcast. Bowman sheds light on his discomfort in social situations and why he's so hard on himself for mistakes in the car. 
12/03/2120m 4s

Win City

The streak of surprises is over. Jeff and Jordan discuss the Las Vegas race and whether they foresaw the winner, then compare notes on what they've learned about the strength of different teams so far this season.
08/03/2141m 4s

12 Questions with Tyler Reddick

The second-year Richard Childress Racing NASCAR Cup Series driver brings his wit and honesty to this week's 12 Questions interview, explaining what he did wrong in his most embarrassing mistake, how he messes with people about his real job and the surprising family connection to country music.
05/03/2124m 35s

Welcome Home(stead)

Another unpredictable race leaves Jeff and Jordan buzzing about the start to the 2021 NASCAR season. They talk all things Homestead-Miami Speedway here -- and Jordan gives his "acceptance speech" for winning the Was It A Good Race? poll last week.
01/03/2141m 18s

12 Questions with Corey LaJoie

The scariest moment of Corey LaJoie's career and his most embarrassing story happened in the same week. In this week's 12 Questions, LaJoie details those incidents and shares other anecdotes in an entertaining conversation.
26/02/2125m 20s

Back to Daytona

Two weeks, two unpredictable winners. Jeff and Jordan break down the latest surprise to open the 2021 NASCAR season and examine what it might mean for the rest of the regular season. Plus the guys chat with Lindsay Czarniak about her new podcast.
22/02/211h

12 Questions with Chase Briscoe

The first in-person 12 Questions interview in more than 11 months has Cup Series rookie Chase Briscoe chat with us through a chain-link fence at Daytona. From a hilariously embarrassing on-track incident to the latest update on his unusual diet, Briscoe brings humor and insight to this week's episode.
19/02/2124m 51s

Special Preview: The Artist & The Athlete

You know Lindsay Czarniak from all of her NASCAR and sports coverage over the years. Now check out this preview clip from her new podcast called "The Artist & The Athlete" where she interviews a famous athlete and musician at the same time and allows them to interact. In this segment from the debut episode, Lindsay chats with Brad Paisley and Clayton Kershaw. And check back on the Daytona road course post-race podcast for our interview with Lindsay!
17/02/216m 57s

Daytona 500

NASCAR opens the season with an unpredictable result -- unless you're Jordan Bianchi, who called such an outcome earlier in the week. Jordan and Jeff break down everything that happened in Sunday's Daytona 500 and look ahead to what it could mean for the rest of the season.
15/02/2136m 18s

12 Questions with Joey Logano

Our series of 12 Questions interviews kicks off its 12th season with Joey Logano of Team Penske. Does Logano ever lie about his job to strangers? What does it feel like to crash a race car? And what's the most embarrassing thing he's ever done in a car? Logano answers those questions and more in our season kickoff.
12/02/2131m 14s

The Clash

Our postrace podcast returns for 2021 with a review of The Clash at Daytona International Speedway. Jeff and Jordan discuss the wild finish of Tuesday night's exhibition race and look ahead to the Daytona 500. 
10/02/2141m 12s

What will be the top NASCAR storylines in 2021?

With two weeks until the Daytona 500, Jeff and Jordan examine six storylines they believe will be the biggest topics for fans and media during the upcoming NASCAR season.
31/01/2130m 52s

Future of NASCAR beat reporting

With one-day shows seeming to be the wave of the future and three-day weekends mostly eliminated, how will the role of the NASCAR media change in 2021 and beyond? Jeff and Jordan ponder what could lie ahead in a post-COVID world.
24/01/2137m 20s

Answering questions from our listener mailbag

It's your turn! Jeff and Jordan devote an episode to taking questions from listeners of The Teardown. Topics include Chase Elliott's legacy, which drivers could get their first wins in 2021 and whether the charter system has helped or hurt NASCAR.
17/01/2147m 46s

Defining success for NASCAR drivers

From Kyle Larson to Bubba Wallace, Jeff and Jordan take a look at 10 NASCAR drivers who switched teams in the offseason and answer a listener question on how to measure success for each of them in 2021.
10/01/2142m 19s

Eight New Year's Resolutions for NASCAR

Jeff and Jordan kick off the 2021 edition of The Teardown with eight suggestions for how NASCAR can better itself this year.
03/01/2136m 22s

Ten Christmas gifts for NASCAR drivers

Santa Jeff and Santa Jordan bring their version of the holiday spirit to this week's podcast by choosing five gifts each to give NASCAR drivers. Which 10 made the cut for their nice list this year?
20/12/2026m 25s

2020 NASCAR predictions review

In the last in a series of year-in-review podcasts, Jeff and Jordan look back at the predictions and perceptions from the preseason and weigh how they stacked up by the end of 2020.
06/12/2049m 40s

NASCAR's underachievers and overachievers of 2020

In our latest year-in-review podcast, Jeff and Jordan each give their three underachievers and overachievers of the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season.
29/11/2054m 28s

Funniest NASCAR moments of 2020

Week 2 of the NASCAR offseason gives Jeff and Jordan more time to reflect on 2020, so this week the guys come up with their five funniest moments of the year. From iRacing antics to Chase's middle finger, which one cracked them up the most?
22/11/2035m 42s

Five best NASCAR Cup Series races of 2020

With the NASCAR offseason upon us, Jeff and Jordan debate their picks for the five best races of the Cup Series season -- as well as the single worst race. Plus the guys give their guesses for the "Was it a good season?" poll.
15/11/2041m 13s

NASCAR Championship Race

Jeff and Jordan are joined by a special guest -- NASCAR's Steve O'Donnell -- to discuss an unprecedented season and how the Cup Series championship at Phoenix Raceway unfolded. Plus O'Donnell takes his guess at the Phoenix "Was It A Good Race?" poll.
09/11/2031m 48s

Martinsville playoff race

A dramatic elimination race at Martinsville Speedway leaves Jeff and Jordan with plenty to talk about. Plus the guys give their championship picks for Phoenix. 
02/11/2041m 14s

Texas playoff race

Jeff and Jordan break down the impact of the long-delayed Texas race on the NASCAR playoff picture and discuss how the race was won. Plus the guys share some thoughts on Kyle Larson signing with Hendrick Motorsports.
29/10/2035m 38s

Kansas playoff race

The Package becomes a topic of discussion yet again as an exciting last 40 laps at Kansas raises a debate over clean air and track position. Jeff and Jordan give their take on the matter and discuss why fans may feel differently. 
19/10/2041m 7s

Charlotte Roval

As Round 2 of the NASCAR Playoffs comes to a close at the Charlotte Roval, Jeff and Jordan discuss the four eliminated drivers, the final eight drivers moving on and look ahead to Round 3.
12/10/2032m 53s

Talladega playoff race

After a Talladega race that was even wilder than normal, Jeff and Jordan take a deep dive into the yellow line controversy, the impact on the playoffs and look ahead to the Roval. 
05/10/2038m 31s

Las Vegas playoff race

A surprise winner provides a twist to start the second round of NASCAR's Cup Series playoffs. Jeff and Jordan process what it means and what's to come for the remaining playoff drivers. <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
28/09/2041m 38s

Bristol Night Race

As Round 1 of the NASCAR Playoffs come to a close, Jeff and Jordan break down all the action from the Bristol Night Race and look ahead to what's next. <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
20/09/2046m 52s

Richmond

After a caution-free night at Richmond, the guys debate whether it was a good race, discuss the impact on the playoff picture and what might happen next week at Bristol and beyond. <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
13/09/2045m 41s

Southern 500

The NASCAR Playoffs begin at Darlington Raceway with an expected result that happens in an unexpected way. Jeff and Jordan break it all down and look at where each of the playoff drivers stand after Race 1.  <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
07/09/2044m 9s

NASCAR regular season finale at Daytona

Jeff and Jordan dissect the final race of NASCAR's 2020 regular season and take their first look ahead to the playoffs, including which six drivers can win the championship and who are the most likely four to face first-round elimination. <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
30/08/2041m 44s

Indianapolis 500 and Dover doubleheader

Jeff and Jordan discuss both the Indy 500 and Dover NASCAR races on this jam-packed episode of The Teardown, plus look ahead to the Daytona regular season cutoff race for NASCAR next week. <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
24/08/2049m 29s

Daytona Road Course

With Jordan at Daytona International Speedway and Jeff at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the guys compare notes on the NASCAR and IndyCar action this weekend from both tracks and discuss what's next. <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
17/08/2030m 57s

Michigan 2

Jeff and Jordan return for the second time this weekend to break down Race No. 2 of the Michigan NASCAR Cup Series doubleheader and look ahead to what's next. <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
10/08/2031m 39s

New Hampshire

Jeff and Jordan are back to discuss the race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, how much a lack of practice impacts the season, the importance of upcoming races in the playoff picture and whether Kyle Busch will win a Cup race in 2020. <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
03/08/2033m 7s

Kansas

Another weeknight Cup Series race shakes up the NASCAR playoff picture with seven races remaining in the regular season. Jeff and Jordan discuss Kansas, the future of weeknight races and the news of no more practice for the rest of 2020. <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
24/07/2031m 16s

Texas

Another surprising winner leaves Jeff and Jordan with plenty to analyze and discuss about Texas Motor Speedway, the playoff picture and what it means for the rest of the regular season.  <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
20/07/2038m 37s

Kentucky

In this week's episode of The Teardown, a lackluster race suddenly gets a spark with some late-race restarts and leads to a stunning race winner that shakes up the playoff picture. <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
13/07/2034m 21s

Indianapolis

A wild Brickyard 400 leaves Jeff and Jordan with plenty to discuss in this episode, which includes talk about whether the event should remain on the Indianapolis oval and why a duel between the two best teams made for a compelling race. <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
06/07/2046m 39s

Pocono, Part 2

The Pocono doubleheader weekend wraps up with a strategy-filled race. Jeff and Jordan discuss the Tricky Triangle as well as where things stand in the championship picture just past the halfway point of NASCAR's regular season.  <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
29/06/2028m 20s

Talladega

NASCAR is rocked by a disgusting act of racism, but the drivers respond by showing unity in the face of hate. Then they put on a fantastic race that serves as one of the best superspeedway events in years. Jeff and Jordan discuss it all in this week's podcast. <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
23/06/2041m 11s

Homestead

Jeff and Jordan have plenty to discuss after a busy Homestead weekend, including why drivers should apologize more frequently, Denny Hamlin's legacy, the state of the Xfinity Series and the upcoming Talladega race. <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
15/06/2037m 52s

Atlanta

On a day when the pre-race ceremonies addressing current events in America took on a larger meaning than the event itself, Jeff and Jordan discuss NASCAR's message concerning racism and also talk all things Atlanta in the latest episode of The Teardown. <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
08/06/2036m 27s

Bristol

The Cup Series visits a short track for the first time this season -- and the results give Jeff and Jordan plenty to talk about in the latest episode of The Teardown. <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
01/06/2030m 21s

Coca-Cola 600

After one of NASCAR's crown jewel races is decided in part thanks to a questionable pit decision, Jeff and Jordan break down what it means and what impact it could have going forward.  <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
25/05/2040m 13s

Darlington 1

NASCAR is BACK, and the return of real-life racing brings plenty for Jeff and Jordan to discuss from The Real Heroes 400 at Darlington Raceway. <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
18/05/2037m 53s

One To Go

With the return of live NASCAR racing one week away, Jeff and Jordan discuss the final virtual racing event from the Pro Invitational Series, North Wilkesboro's legacy, the World of Outlaws race at Knoxville and the upcoming Darlington race. <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
09/05/2036m 2s

Two More Weeks

With a return to real-life racing only two weeks away, Jeff and Jordan weigh the logistics of NASCAR's comeback, discuss Matt Kenseth's return and Ryan Newman's recovery. <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
03/05/2030m 40s

Virtual Talladega

Jeff and Jordan touch on the Talladega iRacing event, Ryan Newman's announcement and the prospects of seeing real-life racing again soon in this week's version of The Teardown. <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
26/04/2037m 10s

Virtual Richmond

After a tumultuous week, Jeff and Jordan discuss the Kyle Larson incident, the state of NASCAR iRacing on TV and whether NASCAR should be trying to return to real racing within the next month. <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
19/04/2045m 39s

Virtual Off Week

With no Pro Invitational Series race this week, Jeff and Jordan reconvene to discuss the IndyCar iRacing event at Michigan and what a return to real NASCAR racing could eventually look like. <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
12/04/2030m 27s

Virtual Bristol

A short track crashfest and flared tempers have Jeff and Jordan wondering about the line between fun and seriousness in the eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series. <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
05/04/2033m 41s

Virtual Texas

NASCAR's second race in the iRacing Pro Invitational Series results in an underdog winner (at least based on their real-life cars), which gives Jeff and Jordan plenty to talk about. <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
29/03/2027m 44s

Virtual Homestead

Racing is back! Well, kind of. With NASCAR drivers in a virtual Homestead race on national television, Jeff and Jordan return to talk about eNASCAR in the age of the virus. <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
22/03/2028m 50s

Atlanta...kind of

Jordan arrives at an eerie Atlanta Motor Speedway, only to find out the race is postponed. The latest episode of The Teardown is all about the world's current situation, how NASCAR fits in and the questions about what happens next. <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
13/03/2014m 31s

Phoenix

A successful season debut of the short track rules package leaves Jeff and Jordan feeling relieved and optimistic about the championship race at Phoenix and encouraged about the rest of the season. <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
09/03/2026m 38s

Fontana

A surprise twist to open the 2020 NASCAR season leaves Jeff and Jordan debating whether a sudden power shift will turn into a yearlong trend or just be a short burst in the grand scheme of things.  <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
02/03/2025m 4s

Las Vegas

NASCAR gets back to normal in the wake of Ryan Newman's recovery from the Daytona 500 crash and goes to Las Vegas for the first downforce race of the season. Jeff and Jordan are back to break down who shined, who was off and what it all means. <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
24/02/2028m 3s

Daytona 500

Jeff and Jordan discuss Ryan Newman's crash at the end of the Daytona 500.  <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
18/02/2027m 5s

Clashes and Crashes

After an eventful Busch Clash to open the NASCAR season at Daytona, Jeff and Jordan are on the scene to talk about all the craziness. Topics range from the excessive wrecks to Jordan's experience in the NASCAR scoring tower to Daytona 500 predictions and more. <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
10/02/2035m 39s

End of the Offseason

With one last episode before the NASCAR season begins, Jeff and Jordan are back to talk Daniel Suarez, the future of a fourth stage, the Rolex 24, Chili Bowl and more. <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
29/01/2043m 49s

Offseason Week 8: Post-Roar, pit road procedures and Preseason Thunder

In the latest offseason version of The Teardown, Jeff and Jordan discuss Kyle Busch's participation in the Roar Before the 24, the new pit road rules in a handful of Xfinity and Truck races and debate whether NASCAR should bring back the old "Preseason Thunder" in some form. <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
09/01/2031m 24s

Offseason Week 7: New Year's resolutions for NASCAR

Jeff and Jordan are back one more time in 2019 to discuss their three New Year's resolutions for NASCAR and debate whether Cup drivers should be limited when it comes to racing dirt. <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
30/12/1931m 55s

Offseason Week 5: Hailie Deegan's move, Cup rookie battle predictions

With a bit more news in the NASCAR world before Christmas week begins, Jeff and Jordan hit the microphones one more time for another episode of The Teardown.  <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
18/12/1933m 45s

Offseason Week 4: North Wilkesboro, Cole Pearn reaction and the new Cup sponsorship model

Jeff and Jordan are back for their weekly offseason recap, this time touching on Jordan's trip to North Wilkesboro with Dale Jr., what happens to Martin Truex Jr. now that he needs a new crew chief, Kyle Larson's future and more. <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
12/12/1934m 14s

Offseason Week 3: Where silly season stands now, race manipulation and Nashville

Jeff and Jordan shake off the post-Thanksgiving fog and dive into the week's latest news happenings on the latest edition of The Teardown. <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
04/12/1938m 23s

The Athletic's Decade in Review: Best NASCAR playoff systems of the 2010s

The 2010s saw NASCAR use three different versions of a playoff format to decide its champions. As part of The Athletic's Decade in Review, Jeff and Jordan debate the merits of each system and rank them accordingly in this themed episode of The Teardown. And check out our story on the best NASCAR playoffs ranked by year. <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
27/11/1919m 16s

Offseason Week 1: Retirement, what's left of Silly Season and Jordan's holiday hate

A busy post-Homestead week leaves Jeff and Jordan with plenty to discuss in the first offseason episode – with talk about Jimmie Johnson, Daniel Suarez's future and Jordan's dislike for a certain holiday. <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
25/11/1938m 45s

A Champion is Crowned

Jeff and Jordan are live and in person from Homestead-Miami Speedway, where NASCAR's championship was decided for the 18th straight year. In this episode of the postrace podcast, the guys break it all down for one last time this season. <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
18/11/1927m 24s

Denny dominates in the desert

The final four championship contenders are set after Denny Hamlin wins at Phoenix, but Jordan and Jeff still have plenty to discuss in the aftermath of the semifinal NASCAR playoff race. <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
11/11/1931m 38s

Texas Four-Step

A familiar face in victory lane at Texas yields a familiar playoff picture heading into the Round of Eight cutoff race next week. Jeff and Jordan are back to talk playoff strategy, intentional spins, team orders and race lengths in this week's episode. <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
04/11/1939m 37s

Martin's Ville, Mule and Meh

One driver dominates Martinsville while a pair of old rivals rekindle their bad blood with the help of a crew member. Jeff dials up Jordan at the track to discuss it all. <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
28/10/1931m 42s

Toto, I've a feeling we're not in Round 2 anymore

Round 2 ends with a house falling on one former champion's playoff hopes while a young upstart clicks his heels and magically makes it into the NASCAR Playoffs semifinal round. Jeff and Jordan discuss all things Kansas and what it might mean for the rest of the championship contenders. <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
21/10/1927m 47s

Talladega Mondays

An extended race weekend at Talladega produces another shakeup in the playoff standings. Jeff and Jordan break it all down with a look back at the weekend as well as a peek ahead to what's next at Kansas. <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
15/10/1930m 58s

And the Golden Monster goes to…

It’s not over in Dover for one driver. A first-time Dover winner shakes up the playoff picture by advancing to the Round of 8 while the Monster strikes in the form of mechanical failures for some contenders. <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
06/10/1924m 5s

Untitled No More

The Untitled Jeff Gluck podcast is now The Teardown! In our first postrace podcast outside of The Athletic’s paywall, Jeff and Jordan Bianchi break down the crazy day at the Roval and what it all means for the NASCAR Playoffs. <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
30/09/1933m 46s

Post-All-Star Race podcast

Here’s some quick analysis and reaction following an entertaining All-Star Race on Saturday night. <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
19/05/1913m 50s

The Driven Life: Ryan Preece talks about betting on yourself

This is the latest in a series of self-improvement/motivational-themed podcasts (also transcribed for those who prefer to read) involving people in the racing world sharing insight into successful habits. Up next: Ryan Preece, Cup Series rookie for JTG Daugherty Racing. It’s well documented that you had to take a risk, take a big bet on … Continue reading "The Driven Life: Ryan Preece talks about betting on yourself" <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
16/05/1915m 45s

12 Questions with Erik Jones (2019)

The 12 Questions series of interviews continues this week with Erik Jones of Joe Gibbs Racing. These interviews are recorded as a podcast but are also transcribed for those who prefer to read. 1. Are you an iPhone person or an Android person, and why? Well I’m iPhone now; been that way for probably eight … Continue reading "12 Questions with Erik Jones (2019)" <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
14/05/1917m 35s

Post-Kansas podcast with Nick Bromberg

Nick Bromberg from Yahoo Sports joins me to help analyze everything that happened Saturday night at Kansas Speedway. <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
12/05/1926m 44s

The Driven Life: Sherry Pollex on perspective and positivity

This is the latest in a series of self-improvement/motivational-themed podcasts (also transcribed for those who prefer to read) involving people in the racing world sharing insight into successful habits. Up next: Sherry Pollex, the longtime partner of Martin Truex Jr. who turns 40 years old on Friday — a birthday she wasn’t sure she would … Continue reading "The Driven Life: Sherry Pollex on perspective and positivity" <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
09/05/1925m 48s

12 Questions with Tyler Reddick (2019)

The 12 Questions series of interviews continues this week with Tyler Reddick, the defending Xfinity Series champion who drives for Richard Childress Racing. These interviews are recorded as a podcast but are also transcribed for those who prefer to read. 1. Are you an iPhone person or an Android person, and why? I don’t have … Continue reading "12 Questions with Tyler Reddick (2019)" <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
07/05/1920m 20s

The Driven Life: Rodney Childers on work ethic

This is the latest in a series of self-improvement/motivational-themed podcasts (also transcribed for those who prefer to read) involving people in the racing world sharing insight into successful habits. Up next: Rodney Childers, crew chief for Kevin Harvick at Stewart-Haas Racing. I see on the walls of Stewart-Haas Racing, you guys have motivational quotes. And … Continue reading "The Driven Life: Rodney Childers on work ethic" <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
02/05/1917m 40s

12 Questions with Ryan Blaney (2019)

The 12 Questions series of interviews continues this week with Ryan Blaney of Team Penske. These interviews are recorded as a podcast but are also transcribed for those who prefer to read. 1. Are you an iPhone person or an Android person, and why? I am an iPhone person. I don’t think I ever had … Continue reading "12 Questions with Ryan Blaney (2019)" <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
30/04/1920m 32s

Post-Talladega podcast with Aaron Bearden

Aaron Bearden of Motorsports Beat (and The Morning Warmup newsletter!) joins me to help make sense of Sunday’s race at Talladega Superspeedway. <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
28/04/1923m 57s

The Driven Life: Katie Hargitt on Fuel the Female

This is the latest in a series of self-improvement/motivational-themed podcasts (also transcribed for those who prefer to read) involving people in the racing world sharing insight into successful habits. Up next: Katie Hargitt, IndyCar reporter and founder of Fuel the Female. Fuel the Female has gotten some decent attention and is gaining a lot of … Continue reading "The Driven Life: Katie Hargitt on Fuel the Female" <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
26/04/1917m 29s

12 Questions with Josef Newgarden (2019)

The 12 Questions series of interviews continues this week with Team Penske’s Josef Newgarden, the current IndyCar points leader. These interviews are recorded as a podcast but are also transcribed for those who prefer to read. 1. Are you an iPhone person or an Android person, and why? I’m definitely an iPhone person. I’ve always … Continue reading "12 Questions with Josef Newgarden (2019)" <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
23/04/1921m 31s

12 Questions with Matt DiBenedetto (2019)

The 12 Questions series of interviews continues this week with Matt DiBenedetto of Leavine Family Racing. These interviews are recorded as a podcast but are also transcribed for those who prefer to read. 1. Are you an iPhone person or an Android person, and why? I’m an iPhone user now. I used to be Android, … Continue reading "12 Questions with Matt DiBenedetto (2019)" <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
17/04/1913m 20s

Post-Long Beach and Richmond podcast with Nate Ryan

Nate Ryan from NBC Sports and the NASCAR on NBC podcast joins me from the Long Beach Grand Prix to discuss both the IndyCar race in California and the NASCAR race in Virginia. <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
15/04/1920m 24s

The Driven Life: Matthew Todd on his second chance at living

This is the latest in a series of self-improvement/motivational-themed podcasts (also transcribed for those who prefer to read) involving people in the racing world sharing insight into successful habits. Up next: Race fan Matthew Todd, who made a miracle recovery from a traumatic brain injury suffered one year ago this week. This interview was condensed … Continue reading "The Driven Life: Matthew Todd on his second chance at living" <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
12/04/1926m 49s

12 Questions with John Hunter Nemechek (2019)

The 12 Questions series of interviews continues this week with John Hunter Nemechek of GMS Racing. These interviews are recorded as a podcast but are also transcribed for those who prefer to read. 1. Are you an iPhone person or an Android person, and why? I’m an iPhone person. I’ve been Apple pretty much my … Continue reading "12 Questions with John Hunter Nemechek (2019)" <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
09/04/1919m 9s

Post-Bristol podcast with Brian David Johnson and Kate Ertmann

Portland residents Brian David Johnson, a renowned futurist and bestselling author, and Kate Ertmann, a management consultant, join me again on the podcast to talk about topics stemming from Sunday’s race at Bristol Motor Speedway. <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
07/04/1938m 54s

The Driven Life: Robby Lyons on treating concussions

This is the latest in a series of self-improvement/motivational-themed podcasts (also transcribed for those who prefer to read) involving people in the racing world sharing insight into successful habits. Up next: Truck Series driver/owner Robby Lyons. This interview has been edited and condensed for clarity. A lot of NASCAR fans are familiar with the Dale … Continue reading "The Driven Life: Robby Lyons on treating concussions" <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
05/04/1929m 27s

12 Questions with Corey LaJoie (2019)

The 12 Questions series of interviews continues this week with Corey LaJoie of Go Fas Racing. This interview was recorded as a podcast but is also transcribed for those who prefer to read. 1. Are you an iPhone person or an Android person, and why? I’m a normal human being, so I’m an iPhone person. … Continue reading "12 Questions with Corey LaJoie (2019)" <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
02/04/1917m 19s

Post-Texas podcast with Toby Christie

Toby Christie from TobyChristie.com and The Final Lap podcast joins me from Texas Motor Speedway to help sort through everything that happened on Sunday. <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
01/04/1925m 1s

The Driven Life: Matt Tifft on the keto diet

This is the latest in a series of self-improvement/motivational-themed podcasts (also transcribed for those who prefer to read) involving people in the racing world sharing insight into successful habits. Up next: Matt Tifft, the Cup Series rookie who drives for Front Row Motorsports. You’ve obviously been through a lot more than average person has, at … Continue reading "The Driven Life: Matt Tifft on the keto diet" <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
28/03/1921m 4s

12 Questions with Paul Menard (2019)

The 12 Questions series of interviews continues this week with Paul Menard of Wood Brothers Racing. This interview was recorded as a podcast but is also transcribed for those who prefer to read. 1. Are you an iPhone person or an Android person, and why? I’m an iPhone guy. Not really sure why. I had … Continue reading "12 Questions with Paul Menard (2019)" <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
26/03/1910m 25s

Post-Martinsville podcast with Jordan Bianchi

Motorsports journalist Jordan Bianchi joins me on the podcast once again, this time to talk about everything that happened in Sunday’s race at Martinsville Speedway. <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
24/03/1926m 57s

The Driven Life: Mike Arning on team-building, public speaking and staying organized

This is the latest in a series of self-improvement/motivational-themed podcasts (also transcribed for those who prefer to read) involving people in the racing world sharing insight into successful habits. Up next: Mike Arning, founder and senior vice president of True Speed Communication. If someone out there is wanting to get started in the PR world … Continue reading "The Driven Life: Mike Arning on team-building, public speaking and staying organized" <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
22/03/1921m 19s

12 Questions with Hailie Deegan (2019)

The 12 Questions series of interviews continues with Hailie Deegan, a 17-year-old who recently won a K&N West Series race for the second straight season. These interviews are recorded as a podcast but transcribed for those who prefer to read. 1. Are you an iPhone person or an Android person, and why? iPhone all the … Continue reading "12 Questions with Hailie Deegan (2019)" <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
19/03/1912m 55s

Post-Fontana podcast with Dominic Aragon

Dominic Aragon from The Racing Experts joins me from Auto Club Speedway to help sort through everything we saw Sunday in Fontana. <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
18/03/1920m 48s

The Driven Life: Elton Sawyer on being a team player, managing curveballs and staying level

This is the latest in a series of self-improvement/motivational-themed podcasts (also transcribed for those who prefer to read) involving people in the racing world sharing insight into successful habits. Up next: Elton Sawyer, the former driver who is now NASCAR’s vice president of officiating and technical inspection. Everybody has been in a work environment at … Continue reading "The Driven Life: Elton Sawyer on being a team player, managing curveballs and staying level" <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
14/03/1918m 5s

12 Questions with Chase Briscoe (2019)

The 12 Questions series of interviews continues this week with Chase Briscoe, who races in the Xfinity Series for Stewart-Haas Racing. These interviews are recorded as a podcast but also transcribed for those who prefer to read. 1. Are you an iPhone person or an Android person, and why? iPhone, 100 percent. So I was … Continue reading "12 Questions with Chase Briscoe (2019)" <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
13/03/1919m 0s

Post-Phoenix podcast with John Haverlin

John Haverlin from the New Mexico Motorsports Report joins me from ISM Raceway to help sort through everything we saw during Sunday’s Cup race. <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
11/03/1922m 42s

The Driven Life: Jose Castillo on your secret recipe for success

This is the latest in a series of self-improvement/motivational-themed podcasts (also transcribed for those who prefer to read) involving people in the racing world sharing insight into successful habits. Up next: Jose Castillo, host and emcee of NASCAR Trackside Live and the video boards at Speedway Motorsports Inc. tracks. We talked about finding things that … Continue reading "The Driven Life: Jose Castillo on your secret recipe for success" <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
07/03/1922m 54s

12 Questions with William Byron (2019)

The 12 Questions series of interviews continues this week with William Byron of Hendrick Motorsports. These interviews are recorded as a podcast but also transcribed for those who prefer to read. 1. Are you an iPhone person or an Android person, and why? I’m an iPhone person. I don’t think I’ve ever had an Android. … Continue reading "12 Questions with William Byron (2019)" <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
05/03/1912m 24s

Post-Las Vegas podcast with Davey Segal

Davey Segal of Frontstretch.com and NASCAR Home Tracks joins me again from Las Vegas to help sort through what we saw in the debut of the new rules package. <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
04/03/1929m 3s

The Driven Life: Holly Cain on staying positive and surviving adversity

This is the latest in a series of self-improvement/motivational-themed interviews involving people in the racing world sharing insight into successful habits. Up next: Holly Cain, the longtime motorsports journalist who now writes for the NASCAR Wire Service. You’ve been through some tremendous person struggles with breast cancer, where it looked really bad, and you have … Continue reading "The Driven Life: Holly Cain on staying positive and surviving adversity" <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
01/03/1920m 47s

12 Questions with Aric Almirola (2019)

The 12 Questions series of interviews continues this week with Aric Almirola of Stewart-Haas Racing. These interviews are recorded as a podcast but also transcribed for those who prefer to read. 1. Are you an iPhone person or an Android person, and why? iPhone. Simply because from the very beginning, I had an iPod and … Continue reading "12 Questions with Aric Almirola (2019)" <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
26/02/1920m 12s

Post-Atlanta podcast with Kelly Crandall

Kelly Crandall from RACER joins me at Atlanta Motor Speedway to help sort through the first taste of the new rules package. Plus, PRN’s Brett McMillan and MRN’s Kyle Rickey turn your texts into the next generation of “Boogity, Boogity, Boogity.” <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
25/02/1923m 58s

The Driven Life: Blake Koch on the power of positivity and passion

This is the latest in a series of self-improvement/motivational-themed interviews involving people in the racing world sharing insight into successful habits. Up next: Blake Koch, who founded the business FilterTime after losing his NASCAR ride. We’re here at the track and you’re not driving. I’d think, “Oh geez, maybe he’s going to be down in … Continue reading "The Driven Life: Blake Koch on the power of positivity and passion" <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
22/02/1916m 15s

12 Questions with Kyle Larson (2019)

The 12 Questions series of driver interviews continues this week with Kyle Larson of Chip Ganassi Racing. This interview was recorded as a podcast, but is also transcribed for those who prefer to read. 1. Are you an iPhone person or an Android person, and why? I’m an iPhone user. All Apple. It’s just simple. … Continue reading "12 Questions with Kyle Larson (2019)" <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
19/02/1916m 55s

Post-Daytona 500 podcast with Nate Ryan and Nick Bromberg

Nate Ryan from NBC Sports and Nick Bromberg from Yahoo join me after the Daytona 500 to help digest everything we saw in the Great American Race. <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
18/02/1921m 26s

The Driven Life: Jimmie Johnson on finding motivation to be healthy

This is the first in a series of self-improvement/motivational-themed interviews involving people in the racing world sharing insight into successful habits. Up first: Hendrick Motorsports’ Jimmie Johnson, who offers tips on how the average person can choose a healthier lifestyle. I know you started a little bit later in life compared to some others. How … Continue reading "The Driven Life: Jimmie Johnson on finding motivation to be healthy" <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
14/02/1914m 22s

Preseason Playoff Predictions with Daniel Hemric

Cup Series rookie Daniel Hemric of Richard Childress Racing joins me to make our 2019 playoff predictions — from the 16 playoff drivers to the champion. <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
13/02/1920m 57s

12 Questions with Joey Logano (2019)

The 12 Questions series of interviews returns for 2019 — its 10th season — with a new slate of questions. Up first: Defending Cup Series champion Joey Logano of Team Penske. This interview was recorded as a podcast but is also transcribed below for those who prefer to read. 1. Are you an iPhone person … Continue reading "12 Questions with Joey Logano (2019)" <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
12/02/1918m 40s

Post-Clash podcast with Chris Knight

Chris Knight of Catchfence.com joins me at Daytona International Speedway to debate and digest the winning move and outcome of Sunday’s season-opening Clash exhibition race. <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
10/02/1927m 16s

The 24 Minutes of Daytona podcast

While attempting to stay up for every hour at the Rolex 24, I recorded podcast segments throughout the race. Featuring cameos from Nate Ryan, Jenna Fryer, Holly Cain, John Haverlin, Christopher DeHarde and race fans attending the event. <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
28/01/1924m 0s

Post Chili Bowl Nationals podcast with Blake Anderson

Dirt racing announcer Blake Anderson joins me after the 2019 Chili Bowl Nationals to help break down everything that happened in this year’s championship midget race. <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
20/01/1919m 32s

Offseason NASCAR podcast: Five best quotes, five most memorable moments

What were the five best NASCAR quotes and the five most memorable moments of 2018? Jordan Bianchi returns to the podcast to give us his list and help answer that question. Plus a review of the most common 12 Questions answers and the best/worst races of 2018. <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
15/12/1843m 57s

Postseason NASCAR podcast with Mom and Dad

My parents, Mike and Susan Gluck, are back for their third appearance on the podcast — this time to share their opinions on the 2018 NASCAR season and make some predictions for next year. <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
25/11/1818m 25s

Post-Homestead championship podcast with Nate Ryan

Nate Ryan from NBC Sports joins me in the moments after the Homestead-Miami Speedway race to help digest everything that just happened in the NASCAR championship race. <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
19/11/1821m 14s

Championship Media Day podcast from Miami Beach

NASCAR championship contenders Kyle Busch, Martin Truex Jr., Joey Logano and Kevin Harvick met with the media Thursday at a hotel in Miami Beach. This brief recap podcast includes selected comments from each driver. <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
15/11/1811m 41s

12 Questions with Landon Cassill (2018)

For the 37th and final time in 2018, a driver answers the same 12 Questions from this weekly interview segment. And for the seventh year in a row, Landon Cassill occupies the last-but-not-least position. As a note, Cassill helped refine the questions before the season in hopes of making sure they were driver-worthy. Now it’s … Continue reading "12 Questions with Landon Cassill (2018)" <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
13/11/1833m 37s

Post-Phoenix playoffs podcast with Matt Weaver

Matt Weaver from Autoweek joins me to help analyze everything that happened in the eventful playoff race Sunday at ISM Raceway. <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
12/11/1832m 30s

How I Got Here podcast: My own story

This is admittedly quite awkward and feels egotistical, but after receiving enough listener feedback requesting this podcast, I decided to share my own story this week. Thanks to those who listened to and enjoyed the How I Got Here series this season, which concludes with this episode. <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
08/11/1842m 37s

12 Questions with Austin Dillon (2018)

The 12 Questions series of interviews continues this week with Daytona 500 winner Austin Dillon of Richard Childress Racing. This interview was recorded as a podcast but is also transcribed for those who prefer to read. 1. How often do you have dreams about racing? I’ve had a couple of dreams about racing, and one … Continue reading "12 Questions with Austin Dillon (2018)" <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
06/11/1818m 16s

Post-Texas playoffs podcast with Jerry Jordan

Texas native Jerry Jordan of KickinTheTires.net joins me to help digest what happened Sunday at Texas Motor Speedway. <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
05/11/1823m 51s

How I Got Here with Jeff O’Keefe

Jeff O’Keefe, far left, stands with his Golin co-workers who handle PR for Toyota Racing after Martin Truex Jr. won the championship last season. (Courtesy Jeff O’Keefe) Each week, I ask a member of the racing community to describe their career path and shed some light on how they reached their current position. Up next: … Continue reading "How I Got Here with Jeff O’Keefe" <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
01/11/1830m 30s

12 Questions with Chris Buescher (2018)

The 12 Questions series of interviews continues with JTG Daugherty Racing’s Chris Buescher, a Texas native who heads to his home track this week. These interviews are recorded as a podcast, but are also transcribed for those who prefer to read. 1. How often do you have dreams about racing? I would say probably once … Continue reading "12 Questions with Chris Buescher (2018)" <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
30/10/1819m 19s

Post-Martinsville playoffs podcast with Jordan Bianchi

Jordan Bianchi joins me once again to dive into the wild and controversial Martinsville finish and analyze what it means for the rest of the playoffs. <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
28/10/1831m 31s

How I Got Here with Daniel Norwood

Each week, I ask a member of the racing community to shed some light on their career path. Up next: Daniel Norwood, who heads SiriusXM Radio’s NASCAR channel. This interview was recorded as a podcast but is also transcribed for those who prefer to read. Full disclosure: I occasionally do some work for SiriusXM Channel … Continue reading "How I Got Here with Daniel Norwood" <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
25/10/1824m 6s

12 Questions with Ryan Blaney (2018)

The 12 Questions series of interviews continues this week with Ryan Blaney of Team Penske, who won the recent race at the Charlotte Roval. This interview was recorded as a podcast but is also transcribed below for those who prefer to read. 1. How often do you have dreams about racing? It depends. I dream … Continue reading "12 Questions with Ryan Blaney (2018)" <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
23/10/1816m 35s

Post-Kansas podcast with Jordan Bianchi

Jordan Bianchi is back for another post-race analysis podcast, this time to help me digest everything that happened Sunday at the Kansas Speedway playoff elimination race. <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
21/10/1823m 32s

How I Got Here with Josh Williams

Each week, I ask a member of the racing community to shed some light on their career path. Up next: Josh Williams, who races in the Xfinity Series for DGM Racing. How did this all get started for you? Did you grow up thinking you wanted to be part of racing? I played normal sports … Continue reading "How I Got Here with Josh Williams" <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
18/10/1815m 39s

12 Questions with David Ragan and Michael McDowell (2018)

The 12 Questions series of interviews continues this week with a double edition: Front Row Motorsports teammates David Ragan and Michael McDowell are both included in this one. Given the format, it’s highly recommended to listen as a podcast — but it’s also transcribed below for those who prefer to read. 1. How often do … Continue reading "12 Questions with David Ragan and Michael McDowell (2018)" <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
16/10/1823m 34s

12 Questions with Timmy Hill (2018)

The 12 Questions series of interviews continues with Timmy Hill, who drives for MBM Motorsports in the Cup and Xfinity Series. This interview was recorded as a podcast but is also transcribed for those who prefer to read. 1. How often do you have dreams about racing? I’d say it happens pretty often, especially if … Continue reading "12 Questions with Timmy Hill (2018)" <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
09/10/1816m 26s

Post-Dover podcast with Jordan Bianchi

Racing journalist Jordan Bianchi makes his return to the post-race podcast to help me analyze the Dover playoff race. <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
07/10/1825m 4s

How I Got Here with Steve Phelps

Each week, I ask a member of the racing community to shed some light on their career path. Up next: Steve Phelps, who took over the position of NASCAR president on Monday. This interview was recorded as a podcast, but is also transcribed for those who prefer to read. Let’s start at the beginning. Did … Continue reading "How I Got Here with Steve Phelps" <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p>
04/10/1819m 45s
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