30 Odd 6

30 Odd 6 – Erik Jones

30 Odd 6 is your weekly feature focusing on the 30th driver in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. This week, we’re highlighting the 29th place finisher in the Pocono 400.

Name: Erik Jones

Age: 22

Hometown: Byron, MI

Team: Joe Gibbs Racing

Odd 6

  1. He got his high school diploma at Texas Motor Speedway prior to the Camping World Truck Series race in June of 2014.
  2. Outside of the car, he enjoys scuba diving and golfing.
  3. His nicknames are EJ and That Jones Boy, which were given to him by broadcaster Ken Squier.
  4. His favorite sports teams are the Detroit Lions and the University of Michigan football team (as an Ohio State alum, I’m not thrilled with his choice of football teams lol).
  5. He’s the youngest Camping World Truck Series champion.
  6. He’s the youngest driver to complete triple duty (compete in all three national touring series in one weekend) when he did so at Texas Motor Speedway in November of 2015.
Battle of the Beers

Battle of the Beers – Pocono 400

The Battle of the Beers is the weekly drinking game focusing on the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. News, discussion topics and other themes of the week are highlighted and in proper Brake and Clutch form, we target them for a drinking game.

Preferred beer: Yuengling (most popular beer in PA)

Drinking Game

-If they mention Kyle Busch being the only driver to win at every track on the schedule, take a shot.

-If they mention the Toyota Supra possibly coming to NASCAR for 2019, take a drink.

-If they call Pocono Raceway the Tricky Triangle, take a shot.

-If they mention the end of Danica Patrick’s career, finish your drink.

-If they mention the Charlotte Motor Speedway fence climber, finish your drink.

-If they mention Foxwoods sponsoring the NHMS race, finish your drink.

-If they mention the radio issues at CMS, take a drink.

-If they mention Kurt Busch sounding the siren at the Vegas Golden Knights game, take a drink.


#TBT – Pocono Raceway

Throwback Thursday is the segment that takes you down Memory Lane for the races each week. This week, we head to the Pocono mountains!


This was Joey Logano’s second career win, where he edged out Mark Martin for the checkered flag. Here’s a look back at how he did it.



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