Category Archives: K-Buck Happenings

EP 2146: Ten Victories in 2021 and the Championship to Boot!

Ten victories and the championship to boot: Kyle Larson’s maiden run with Hendrick Motorsports couldn’t have been any better. Brett McMillan recaps the 2021 season with FS1’s Jamie Little and Tom Jensen from the NASCAR Hall of Fame, as we look back on a dominant season being capped with the title in the playoffs. During…read more »

EP 2145: Will the Best Regular Season Team Win the Championship?

Is this the year the best regular season team finally wins the title? Brett McMillan is joined by NBC’s Dustin Long and Alex Andrejev of the Charlotte Observer to preview championship weekend at Phoenix! Was Alex Bowman’s decision to dump Denny bad etiquette, or is everything fair in short track racing? Denny interrupted Bowman’s celebration…read more »

EP 2144: One Race Left Before the Championship

It all comes down to this: Playoff drivers have one last chance to punch their ticket to the championship round at Phoenix! Brett McMillan welcomes Jerry Jordan from and’s Chase Wilhelm to preview the penultimate race of the season. There’s still three spots up for grabs but all three Team Penske drivers are…read more »

EP 2143: In Texas, Kyle Larson Earns His Place in the Finals

Kyle Larson locked up one spot in the championship round. Who will join him? Brett McMillan is joined by Jeff Hammond from SiriusXM and The Athletic’s Jordan Bianchi to discuss the Texas weekend and what title contenders are in trouble heading to Kansas! After a grueling day at Texas, should we put 500-mile races on…read more »

EP 2142: Larson Advances by Winning for a Seventh Time

The old saying in the playoffs is survive and advance. Well, Kyle Larson did one better by winning at the ROVAL to affirm his dominance in 2021. Brett McMillan is joined by Jeff Gluck from The Athletic and Reuters reporter Lewis Franck to discuss the Elliott-Harvick dustup, if there’s any way Kyle Larson misses the…read more »

EP 2141: Talladega Delivers a Piece of NASCAR History

Three first-time winners, a piece of NASCAR history and an absolute free-for-all in the playoffs. After Talladega, what more could you ask for?! Brett McMillan is joined by PRN turn announcer Rob Albright and Adam Stern of the Sports Business Journal to break down the significance of Bubba Wallace’s win, the future of 23XI with…read more »

EP 2140: Hamlin Gets to Relax in Talladega – But Will He?

A win in Vegas means Denny Hamlin can relax at Talladega, but will he? Brett McMillan is joined by Lee Spencer from and Reid Spencer of the NASCAR Wire Service to discuss Kyle Larson’s missed opportunity and if it could cost him with the unknowns of Talladega and the Roval looming. Plus, we discuss…read more »