Doug Rice previews this weekend's race at Talladega & reacts to NASCAR's 2021 schedule


The President and Anchor for the Performance Racing Network joined Kyle Bailey today on the Clubhouse to preview this Sunday's race at Talladega and Doug reacted to the 2021 NASCAR schedule.

The first thing that Doug reacted to was the release of the 2021 schedule which has the biggest amount of change since 1969 and Doug responded by saying:

"I am very thrilled about these changes. NASCAR has made a lot of noise in the past saying they are going to shake up the schedule and the only changes were swapping dates at Texas and Kansas. This is a real and dramatic change and a break from the norm and I'm glad to see it."

Kyle also wanted to get Doug's thoughts on Bristol being a dirt race and Doug was mixed because the track is a fan-favorite and it doesn't need t change but at the same time the spring race at Bristol has had less attendance than usual and the introduction of dirt could bring fans back in.

Doug then previewed the race at Talladega as Doug notes that Kurt Busch's win last week definitely threw a twist into the playoffs as Doug told Kyle to expect the Penske Ford's to be strong this Sunday. Doug also said that this will be a hold your breath race for guys like Chase Elliott and Kyle Busch.