Battle of the Beers

Battle of the Beers – KC Masterpiece 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: Coors Light (most popular beer in Kansas)

Drinking Game

-If Kevin Harvick saying Chase Elliott will be the next superstar, take a drink.

-If the penalties from last week are discussed, finish your drink.

-If they discuss Conor Daly’s NASCAR debut at Road America, take a drink.

-If they talk about the possible sale of NASCAR by the France family, take a shot.

-If they talk about the Aric Almirola wreck from last year, take a shot.

-If they mention the trip by some drivers to Arlington Cemetery, finish your drink.

-If they discuss the Xfinity Series drivers’ Philadelphia Takeover, take a drink.

-If they make a big deal out of Matt Kenseth’s return to the car (and to Roush Fenway Racing, his first Cup team, no less), take a shot.

-If they mention NASCAR Productions winning an Emmy again, finish your drink.

-If they talk about Kyle Larson’s new baby, take a shot.

-If they discuss NASCAR launching an esports series with iRacing, finish your drink.

30 Odd 6

30 Odd 6 – Austin Cindric

30 Odd 6 is your weekly feature focusing on the 30th driver, normally in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. Like last week, we’re focusing on the 30th place finisher from the NASCAR Xfinity Series.

Name: Austin Cindric

Age: 19

Hometown: Columbus, OH

Team: Roush Fenway Racing

Odd 6

  1. His grandfather, Jim Trueman, was an IndyCar team owner and founded Red Roof Inn.
  2. Cheating a bit here, but his dad, Tim Cindric, is also the president of Team Penske.
  3. He went to the Cannon School in Concord, NC.
  4. Relatedly, he ended up competing in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway a few hours after graduating high school.
  5. He’s won the Presidential Fitness Award three times.
  6. Outside of the car, he enjoys mountain biking, water sports and music.
30 Odd 6

30 Odd 6 – Kaz Grala

30 Odd 6 is your weekly feature focusing on the 30th driver, normally in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. This week, we’re making the leap to the Xfinity Series and focusing on their 30th place finisher from Richmond.

Name: Kaz Grala

Age: 19

Hometown: Boston, MA

Team: JGL Racing

Odd 6

  1. He graduated from Worcester Academy, located in Worcester, MA, in 2017.
  2. Thinking of school, he plans to major in engineering at Georgia Tech.
  3. He spends time in both Massachusetts and North Carolina.
  4. Outside of NASCAR, he enjoys traveling, engineering and road course/ endurance racing.
  5.  His ancestry is Polish.
  6. He’s the youngest winner in Daytona International Speedway’s history after winning the 2018 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race there at 18 years, 1 month and 26 days old.
Retired Odd 6

Retired Odd 6 – Brian Scott

Remember 30 Odd 6 during the season, which focused on the 30th driver in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series? This is the same idea, only for retiring or retired drivers instead. This week’s driver quietly announced his retirement at the end of 2016 but did a couple Xfinity Series races in 2017 with Richard Childress Racing.

Name: Brian Scott

Age: 30

Hometown: Boise, ID

Team: Richard Petty Motorsports

Odd 6

  1. He has two kids with his wife, Whitney.
  2. Away from the car, he’s got a whole host of hobbies – he enjoys fishing, boating, snowmobiling, snow skiing, hunting, motorcycles, video games, extreme sports and golf.
  3. Thinking of boats and being near the water, his dad is a former National Champion jet boat racer.
  4. He’s now working for a company that sells tires, wheels and other car accessories.
  5. Last year, he finally got his pilot’s license.
  6. He’s one smart cookie as well – turns out he graduated high school as an honors student with a 4.0 GPA.
Battle of the Beers

Battle of the Beers – Ford EcoBoost 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. This week, we take on the Ford EcoBoost 400, happening at Homestead Miami Speedway on November 19th at 3 pm.

Preferred Beer: Pabst Blue Ribbon (most popular beer in Florida)

Drinking Game

-Dale Jr retirement talk? Take a shot.

-If they use “in his own terms” about any of the retiring drivers, take a shot.

-Should they talk about who’ll win the championship, take a shot.

-If they talk about the high school teacher/golf coach in Wisconsin losing his job over the racist tweets to Bubba Wallace, take a drink.

-Feel NASCAR Offseason Disorder start to hit? Take a shot. (I’ll probably be doing the same.)

-If Justin Allgaier’s crew chief being suspended is brought up, take a drink.

-If they talk about who won the Xfinity Series and Camping World Truck Series championships, finish your drink.

For the love of all things good, no one die on me this weekend and good luck to you, your liver and your kidneys.