Despite NASCAR being in its offseason, the news coming out of motorsports highest level never stops.
In the first edition of the Hard Left Turn podcast for 2018, Around the Track editor Brandon Reed and Game On's Katie B. discuss:
Beginning of show: What did the Christmas season hold for Brandon and Katie B., and what's with the coverage of the breakup of a NASCAR power couple (spoiler: in regards to an ESPN article referring to Danica Patrick as a NASCAR legend, there's a hearty discussion of what legend status should actually entail)
7-minute mark: Motorsports specific, what has Brandon been up to this offseason?
10-minute mark: The coverage of the Cup Series awards banquet was, well, nonexistent for the most part: why?
17-minute mark: Kyle Busch won the last major stock car event of the season (the Snowball Derby), was that a surprise?
19:30-minute mark: NHRA Drag Racing legend Bob Glidden passed away and Brandon shares a great personal story from Glidden's days dominating the track
23:30-minute mark: Richard Petty Motorsports is moving to Chevrolet and creating an alliance with Richard Childress Racing, will this lead to success?
26-minute mark: Big names from NASCAR will be in Cordele at the end of January for the CRA SpeedFest, what brings these guys to the Watermelon Capital Speedway?