NASCAR on NBC podcast, Ep. 52: David Smith


Motorsports Analytics founder David Smith was the guest on the NASCAR on NBC podcast, providing a deep statistical dive on Sunday’s championship finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

In assessing the chances of the four championship contenders, Smith detailed:

–Why speed – and not just in his No. 19 Toyota – was essential to Carl Edwards;

–Whether Jimmie Johnson’s second-half resurgence could continue in pursuit of a seventh championship

–If Joey Logano could build off the momentum of a victory at Phoenix International Raceway;

–The edge Kyle Busch possesses on restarts.

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Here are time codes for easy referencing while listening to the podcast.