19 Burst results for "Jeff Burton"

Tyler Reddick on his impressive debut at Darlington

NASCAR America

02:29 min | 8 months ago

Tyler Reddick on his impressive debut at Darlington

"Welcome to another edition of Nascar America at home at home for three of us at the race track for one of US have myself Steve. Jeff Burton Dale and the driver of the number eight. Catch Chevy for our CR tyler. Rettig straight off of what seventh-place good rundown demand by last lap. Air Jones had a problem there and was right on my tail and he was about to get that position from me but had to fight hard those last few laps and was able to close it out with some place. Finish dollar your fast all day long. And you know what? What was it about your car? Were you surprised at how good it was? And where do you think you were the strongest? And how are you able to get you know? Drive yourself up through the field. You had to pass a lot of cars all day long. Yeah I made a few mistakes on the first start and really didn't pass anybody and then after the second start that we had there I I really didn't get going at all. I was probably further back than what I started. And then all of a sudden I just start rolling the top one into pretty good runs close to the fence before it really got rub it in and we hope to make a lot of time up there but Yeah it was a tough day. I mean we just finally got tradition in the top five caught. Peace that Louis New Banner and We tried to fix that and get that off the car we had a control. Tyre and all the way back to twenty three. Start of the day add. Add to come to the front again or try to Best we got with seven so tyler junior. Now we're talking during the race about your line you and how you just mentioned it. Run highlight and wanted to a lot of people. Run the high line in the middle of the. You're running it on the exit until you actually use a lot of racetrack up kind of no man's land if if you got two or three inches too far out you're gonNA hit the wall. How are you so confident to run up there at such a young age? Well Great Valentine's in the simulator? We tire out of the tires. It Brad Miller of it actually didn't slow the car down that much and it actually felt really really good. I was really surprised that even worked in the simulator and obviously we all know de Hamlin makes a credible amount of time even more inexpensive expanding cars than than a cup car but with today star fall off that we saw that line came into play really early and I was almost scared like what Danny likes joke about is. I don't want to use it too much and show my hand but it was so Dang fast at times that it was it was it was hard not to run in it but we definitely for sure about halfway through the race made a few wrong adjustments and it allowed everybody else to catch up to us but I mean I got braces Darlington race. That long it's going to change more than I've ever experienced there an xfinity car so that was. It was definitely a challenge today.

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"jeff burton" Discussed on The Down and Dirty Show

The Down and Dirty Show

10:28 min | 10 months ago

"jeff burton" Discussed on The Down and Dirty Show

"Art for your for your peers respecting you and knowing you're you're one of those guys you're going to have to be jeff the year two thousand. You have another great year. You went four races. You Finish third in the point. Standings your best ever showing in the standings however the year two thousand was also a very very bad year in the sport with the loss of drivers in. Nascar's three national divisions and all of a sudden you're kind of at the forefront of this huge safety debate. And you're one of the GO-TO guys about safety and what you think ought to happen with seats in soft walls and Hans Devices and whatever. Was this something that you felt prepared for to be that kind of spokesman that go-to Guy for the press or you may be kinda learning to be a voice in the garage as you went along. Why didn't go looking for that You know what I mean. I just my the way. My brain works works against me sometimes and works for me sometimes. I'm very methodical very I like to do. I like information and with good information. I feel like I can make good decisions. I'm not a good impulse decision maker. I'm a good if I get all the information I feel like I make really good decision. So a safety thing you know. I wasn't the guy in the garage by and that it was normal. Some of the theories ours was hearing just made no sense to me whatsoever and so I wanted to get more information so we started my wife and I started investing in some stuff getting some information and I was hearing a lot of things that I just plain simple disagreed with and I thought that it needed to be said and It wasn't acceptable to Lose Adam. Petty wasn't acceptable to lose. You know anybody that wasn't acceptable and it didn't. It wasn't okay to just say that's part of the sport one okay to say well. They're young and not big enough and they know that's crazy and you've got to remember. I broke my back in a car that I built in a seat that I installed seatbelts that I installed and I did them wrong so when I did that when I broke my back and did it wrong than what told me was. We're responsible for what we do. We have a role in plain. So what are we doing as a sport to make it safer than it? Is Today understanding that? It's not gonNA. There's way if this was the problem people follow our scared when in fact I was educated if I was scared out of quit but it was. It's stupid to say well. Let's just how it is. That's a bunch of crap. Go to work and make it better and so so it wasn't right. It wasn't right that these young men were getting killed and it was. I don't want to say being dismissed but it wasn't being addressed preach brother Jeff Three. Yeah it wasn't an address. It wasn't like it was a secret. That's what drove me. Nuts is not supposed to talk about it and trust me. I called Hail for talking about it. I mean it it. It was not. I was not popular with a lot of people. I can imagine a couple of the hill from and I didn't care for. I'd had enough success where I didn't have to cater. That makes sense there absolutely if I was rookie Jeff. I couldn't have done that if I was third year Jeff. I couldn't have done that but I had won enough races to where they're not gonNA knock me out of here because of these opinions. I've got the alert. My Jack was one hundred percent support. Me He just asked me to be respectful. I had some other drivers whose owners had told him shut. The Hell Up. Mejak never did that in the Jackson. You'd be respectful. But you do what you gotTa do and so. I had it was. I was the right time in my career and I had the people behind me backing me up and and what I was saying was right absolutely decide. If it's during this period of time that you became the media's go-to guy there's a guy who makes sense in the garage air that was our philosophy bianchi. Well I've thank you. I appreciate. That's a compliment. I appreciate that I didn't. I didn't go looking for that. You know what I mean. I didn't go looking for it. It's just that that was there was just some stupid stuff going on. That didn't have to happen. And and It was just my time that I could step up and had the support or people around me and we moved the ball. We we moved the ball. We made a lot of good stuff. Happened I was part of that process wasn't the entire process by any means. I was part of that process and the difference today is that we saw this Ryan Newman crash right and I didn't have to pick up the phone and raise hell at somebody. I knew the NASCAR was on it and the change from then to now is coming. It went from being recommended to wear helmet. Remember that the rulebook recommended that you were helmet recommended recommended that you didn't they didn't want ally -bility telling you what to do to having NASCAR. I don't care what anybody says. And they says Nascar in regard to to to safety leads motorsports in regard to their research and development in regard to all the things that they do they are the leaders in motor. Sports are the things that could do better of course but they're the leaders and think about the change between being reactive to proactive. It's two different mindsets and now they've they're very proactive. So Jeff the year two thousand year on one side of the debate when it comes to safety and then in September Richmond. Dale earnhardt gets a handful of reporters in his Holler and he kind of goes off about drivers thanking the cars are going too fast and full face helmets and so forth and calls them candy asses and the whole kerosene rag thing. Oh Yeah what was your reaction to that and is safety anything that you had actually ever talked to Dell about so somewhere so if you remember remember the left side Burnett that we we built somewhere in your eyes. There's a quote from from Dale earnhardt saying that that thing saved him so there's a little bit of push and pull right like we were making it better. But this New Hampshire conversation had pushed a lot of people over the edge about you know we need to slow the cars down in New Hampshire clearly. There's an issue at New Hampshire so we don't know how to fix this so we're just going slow. The cars down right. Will that infuriated people? Which by the way that was a race. La Three hundred labs all three hundred dollars. So that infuriated people and that set off the that set off the the you know a lot of comments about safety and those kind of things but in my world i. I didn't know the plate was the right thing to do or not but what I did know. At least they were doing something right Sir Lisa. We're trying something to me. That was a good sign. Like Damn they'd realize we've got an issue. They can't fix the racetrack. They don't know how to fix it at that point. But let's do something. But that infuriated people really made a mad and pissed him off even more so we went to work and we let all three hundred last night because we lead all three hundred LASCO's To play it was on a car. We all three hundred laps because we went to Milwaukee and tested for two days with the restrictor plate off in the flu and engineering that they have been working on. How are we were working on? And he flew in engine that we put in. That was way better than what we had in practice because they saw there like. If you're going to work that hard we're going to work hard. And so we have more power. We put more effort into it and we let her go down lap because the plate created an opportunity. So it wasn't a safety thing. You just went to school on your home well. No one hundred percent was a safety thing. Wouldn't ask hours trying to do. Most teams and drivers just started bitching Raising Alabama. We went to work two thousand one. Daytona five hundred. What was your reaction to everything that happened at the end of that race and as an addendum. Were you pleased to see NASCAR? Really take a more proactive stance after that race. Then add before so so in regard to that it had started okay so being one of the guys was beating the drum and raising hill and having conversations behind closed doors the process had started NASCAR had started to look and say you know what we have to be better and listen. Some of. That was Brian France. You know people get Brian France. A hard time about stuff and a lot of it's on on not of is not fair. Brian France was one of the guys that was like yeah. We can do this better. We can be safer and and you know I the the the process gotten started and clearly the tragedy. The EARNHARDT tragedy kicked it in high gear but the process without everything had happened before that you don't it doesn't happen the way it happened and and so I don't. I don't think we should dismiss all the work that had gone on in the tragedies. We'd had before Dale Strategy. It was Dale's was the was the ultimate right that that pushed it over the edge. But I don't think we should dismiss what happened prior to that and the sacrifices that other drivers made prior to that so You know listen. That was a that was just. That was a horrible time when when when Adam and Tony and and and Kenny when all his guys got killed and then Dale got killed is just horrible. Time for everybody Certainly worse for the families but the sport was suffering in and In something had to be done. Hey.

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"jeff burton" Discussed on The Down and Dirty Show

The Down and Dirty Show

11:59 min | 11 months ago

"jeff burton" Discussed on The Down and Dirty Show

"Steve the June seventeenth nineteen ninety-three issue Western Cup saying Kerry coverage of the pocono race cow petty pretty much dominated so that event and he did so after riding his motorcycle throughout the northeast. I know that's a surprise that Kyle petty was on his motorcycle but this was evidently quite the journey. He and crew chief Robin Pemberton and a couple of their bodies left. North Carolina for the race weekend in Dover and then they went to New York City for the night and then went to Portland Maine and after that they headed for New Hampshire. Where cow tested the car. He drove to victory at Pocono then they went to Sarasota Springs it. Finally they landed in Pocono now. Steve Have you ever ridden a motorcycle? No I never have you ever been on the cow patties trip. The motorcycle trail ever followed long in the caravan. Now I gotta be honest with you but several scenes staffers. Yes in the past. Were always there. Deb Williams went on it right year. Jim Flu Hardy. I know has been on it. I think Phil Kelly. I'm surprised they didn't leave him off and Death Valley but then is such a neat trip. I'm not a motorcycle rider if I do ride a motorcycle. I WANNA get a Harley Davidson tricycle. Okay one of those three wheels. I WANNA BE HARD CORE. But a won't be sensible back even got more to do that because I just have a real problem with the thing between me and the asphalt if that motorcycles earns over is some other and a lot of skin. We'll Steve. Evidently there is an allure to it. I've not gotten bit by that bug but again if I've got a tricycle I might give it a shot air. Okay shot in to be honest with you. I don't know that I wouldn't like to do the charity. Rod in a car. I could be following the law. Okay yeah that's a good idea. Of course they probably make fun of the car riders. Yeah there's probably a robbery there. Whatever but once. They did wind up in Pocono for this race. The race was over cow. Petty led this event seven times for a total of one hundred and forty eight laps. Okay of the two hundred that were running that day as called a good old fashioned country fantasy. That was a bug kicking and Steve. He led her dedicated the victory to his friend. Alan quickey who had won the final race of his career the year before in this event right at Pocono and Cowl said in this race lead Allen flew with us on Sunday night after every race just about. It was never happy ride when he won the race because he let you know that he won the race to go to a race track where he was the defending champion and to know that after the race was over we got on a plane and flew back to North Carolina together and now to come back at this point in time and win the race it special to me and it always will be special to me which is absolutely no surprise k now this was in mid June and of course Alan had lost his life in a plane crash on April first right earlier that year just a couple months before so Steve. This is how close Colin Allen were cow continued and he said Alan. Now we're friends. We did things together that nobody knows and we argued a lot together. I slammed him down on a bench at Michigan one year so we went back a pretty good ways. Slandered down on the bank what happened. What happened with Dylan Michigan? What was going on no idea but I know being the perfectionist. He always was now. Here's a piece of Trivia for you this win for how was the first on a superspeedway for the number forty two since he has grandfather? Lee Petty won the inaugural Daytona five hundred in nineteen fifty. Nine how did not know that? Now this race lead was written by deb. Williams and DAB is the queen of detail if she could get a detail like this in her story. It was going to get there now again. Ken schrader won the pole for this race and he finished second to kyle four point nine seconds back from here turn it and stayed. This was Kim traders fourth straight top-five finish and he had also finished second in the West. Nope IN CHARLOTTE which transferred him and to the Winston All star race and finish fourth in that race. Oh yeah he was definitely on a hot streak. He said in the side Bar that was written he said. I ain't worried about a win. I worried about none of that stuff is just run as fast as you can. When the day comes. That were the fastest car. We're going to win good philosophy. I'd rather be the best but second best is the next best place. The team is just doing awful. Good this makes five or six in a row that they're bringing us home in the top five. The car runs good. Handles good stays together. Nothing falls off and they get us in and out of the pits all day. And you can't ask for much more than that you cannot now. There is something about this race. I think by needs it out. There was a very strange incident. Some Guy who'd been drinking beers at three o'clock in the morning was that this race threat. He jumped the wall from the camping. Ran out onto the track and cows. He saw him. I said you ever seen a gear looking at a headlight. This guy looked like and that's the race where he ran across the track. Yeah jumped over jumped over the outside wall outside well but they got him. They nabbed him and he got charged with two felonies and four misdemeanors and was placed on a twenty thousand dollar bond which is pretty steep for back then but he should have just simplified things and charge you more being stupid. I think being stupid. There's something we can all man but yeah that was the ESPN where the guy ran across the track. Can you imagine? Can you imagine could not? I did not know that that was that was the race. And you know when you think about the consequences. Had he been hit? Oh Well Yeah. And that was that was during the race. This was under caution or anything like that. Yeah that would not have ended pretty at all. That's the cup race at Pocono. And then we go to Myrtle beach where Jeff Ward off in a two lap shootout to the checkered flag and kind of had fun with Jeff. A little bit and said you know ward was up on the wall and he's all about turned upside down and all that I don't know ward finish one point six seconds behind Jeff but Jeff said I will take a one two finish by the Burton's I'll even switch off with him and finished second one out of ten. Maybe and here's a sign of the times for you when this race was run at Myrtle beach ward was thirty one years old thirty one years old and Jeff was twenty. Five Ward was still another year away from his first full time wants to cut brought and so thirty one years old and you consider how drivers are moving up so quickly today today so much younger yes. I mean you're talking twenty twenty one years old and if you're not in a competitive situation by twenty five twenty six but what has taken place since that time is the Philosophy and the answer to the owners. Yeah since the oncoming of Jeff Gordon. They had been willing to gamble on younger drivers. A lot of those games have been paying off Steve. In the on the circuit section there was an atom about thieves and vandals breaking into four shops while teams wendover. Five cars at the Allan quickey racing shop or broken into and sprayed with a fire extinguisher on June. Sixth and Richard Bostick. Who was the truck driver for? Kenny Wallace's SABCA racing team. He had his personal vehicle. Stolen Dave's indies. Who was a busch series driver at the time? His shop was hit Steve. All three of those shops were side by side near Charlotte Motor speedway and evidently the person. Who did this crime stole a car? Foam from one of the vehicles and make calls on the phone. Really talented police traced them and actually determined the person's identity now. I don't know what happened from there. But they use the cell phone and hopefully got caught in Steve. It end there the next day. June seventh thieves struck Joe Gibbs racing for the fifth time to year in two years. Okay now I'm thinking somebody Joe Gibbs racing in charge of security five times I was thinking maybe once or twice maybe but he was very well new twice shame on me but they stole several items there Joe Gibbs racing and caused about ten thousand dollars in damage and Steve. They got into the hauler into Adele. Jarrett's helmets were stolen from the teams transporter one that featured the NFL logo that Dale Jarrett had worn during the nineteen ninety-two Daytona five hundred. And that was the first race ever for Joe Gibbs racing and the other one that was stolen was painted in Philadelphia. Eagles colors now. I'm sure they returned that one off. Note.

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"jeff burton" Discussed on NASCAR on NBC

NASCAR on NBC

11:45 min | 11 months ago

"jeff burton" Discussed on NASCAR on NBC

"It's been about seven years since you were in that cauldron of pressure and full-time driving ethnic good word X. That's what I'm here. Bullying call volume cauldron of being a cup driver fulltime. Is it tougher now? Do you think than ever for drivers I mean. I know that you guys had sponsor commitments obligations but with social media. Now is it. Is it a different world. Something you just have to navigate. Social media is is is different. You know I I You know it's easy to say will y you listen to Social Media. That's one guy and you know but you know we're your people and and I don't think anyone likes to be someone that people don't like I mean this has been a few people in history that don't seem to care but but you know. Most people won't respect to their peers. Most people won't you know people to be view them as good people and social media has exposed some ugliness in regard to People say things on social media. They wouldn't dare say to your face which fast which I don't understand but that that's what's different. I I think that I I you know I hate to the sports different today than it was then and it was different than than it was time before that the pressure. I think is always been the same and the pressure to succeed has always been the same and all the everybody handles that differently too. You know. Not every driver has the same way of dealing with pressure. Not every driver feels the pressure that the next guy feels everybody's different But I think the role of a driver has evolved for sure. The role of the driver has evolved in the sport But I don't think the pressure is ever been been relinquished. It may have been less pressure prior to an ongoing way back like way. Back in the sixties early seventies prior to major corporations being involved. You know there was a time in sport where you and I were like car band. Let's do it. You know you build a car and we go race and we'd had fun and we might go drink some beer and you don't have a good time and we compete hard but it was about. It was as much a social thing as it was nothing social today about it and and was speaking of that. I you know people talk about the motorhome. Lod and how that affects drivers to be cleared. There's nothing social back. The motorhome lot either like you know driver a is not going. Hanging out was driver. Be outside the motorhomes with cooking. Smokers like there are. Some drivers are friends and there have always been drivers at a friend's since the beginning of Sport Right. But there's not this. Koa Campgrounds ground. Fire that it seven o'clock we're going cooks. Moore's and everybody's going to get together it's not. It's not like that or by goes in their homes in a stick to themselves for the most part so it's more the families interact though right there. There is some of that there are some family interaction but Dale Jarrett. And Kyle Petty's to play the Infield together. Yeah Yeah there's always been family interaction and some of that some of that Some of that will the motorhome. Lot prevents competitiveness. Some of. That's just not true after all right. I'll plead guilty on that one. I may have heard you say that serious. Come NASCAR radio. Just kidding you I. I think the short-track package obviously widely will received. There was a lot of hand wringing after Lashes Phoenix Race. The November race at. They're going to hold the championship here. That the fixed it I I think Nascar clearly addressed it not just NASCAR. Good yeah teams. Everybody addressed it so I feel like short-track package looks like it could be in good shape for this year mile and a half tracks certainly seemed to in really good shape. So I'll put you on the spot. A little bit. Talladega stole another month and a half away or so but should nascar look at doing something with superspeedway package. Oh Gosh The I'm the racist. Great raisins really good The only reason you'd have a conversation is a safety issue right. I mean I don't I don't know that the race in to me the racist good. Are they going to fast? You know after after Ryan's crash you know does. The data suggests that they're going to fast Does a data suggests that if you slow down thirty miles per hour the same record happen right. That's things that I know NASCAR's looking at you know Daytona and Talladega always GonNa be problem in regard to that in regard to safety because when you put that many cars in a Powell. Something happens you know. It's it's more APP that something big's going to happen and it's a catch twenty two you. You've you know years ago with the plate. The car's got slow down right to create safety but they all got bunched up. Which made it what it is yeah. So that's that's a that's a ball that's being juggled every time you know how you how how Nass. Car evaluates what's an acceptable level of risk. I I know so. It's it's a perpetual argument. Obviously you mentioned I mean the reason I bring it up is partially because Ryan. Newman's accident the driver out three races. And I'm sure I mean it seems like it's hasn't really been a lot of toxins Daytona but you know it will come up here in the next threes it's happened. We've been having this conversation as long as I've been in the sport. Yeah Yeah and and I don't see it going away and you could fix it. I mean you could make the cars such that they separated. The the problem is that the fans aren't going to like different open Pandora's box it's different than short track racing. Everybody can serve agree. This isn't what we want racing. It's so you have this. You have this fans deserve to see the race. They WanNa see and what what's acceptable level of of of that right? And that's that's that's just juggle that for a long time right Last thing for you another big thing that happened on the west coast swing big moment for the Burton Family Harrison. Burton gets his first win in the expanding series. Just want to ask you like how does it feel? I mean last year was so tough on him and he didn't make the playoffs and now in race. Three or whatever. He's he's in the playoffs. You must you him. I obviously put a big part of his career. You Must Jalek. You're in a completely different place in the year. Well Yeah we are in a clear but but listen. There's there's there's steps in the process right and when you're in when you're going through a process you have to understand. Sometimes that it is a fraud says yeah and everybody always wants to. Everybody always wants to get to the answer when you can't get the answer with an eighteen year old is not there yet. And so you know Martin shoes a great example if you would have said to me. Five years in a Martin Shoes X. Juniors Cup career is that a guy that's GonNa make it. I'd be like but today I would put him atop three driver. So it's it's a journey and when you retire then you go back and you look and you say okay. This is what happened but until that happens. It's really hard but when you're going through that journey it's difficult when the in those difficult times You know would a lot of people forget about last year is that and I'm being dad here for a minute but it's also my job to step back and look and be understand. We're really or fifth in points. Did make the playoffs could port. So and then there was a lot of Cryan by people when they expanded the playoffs fifth and sixth and points didn't make the playoffs last year. So you have so you have. This dislike replete race. And we talked about you. Have this tug about how much winning mean butch is. How much should consistency mean you had the fifth and sixth place guys in points? Not Make the playoffs and truck series. Nascar looked at that and said wait a minute if we're going to ask people to be consistent and win races. We can't not reward consistency so they added to spots of truck playoffs which to me makes perfect sense because of what we saw last year. The sports ever-evolving right. So so so if you're going to be fifth or six points it's hard to call that a failure now was it to success. They wanted Hell No. They expected to go win races and and sit on poles and do all those things and they didn't and as a driver. You're part of that right. It's they collectively didn't have the year that they wanted to have But you also have to. You know he any young driver. Any driver also has to step back and say okay is this a blip in history like if I go back and look have. I been winning. Races have a big compete nuggets competition and being successful. Have I shown I can do it? Is this the norm? Or is this a blip in time and if you look at his trajectory was a blip in time that if you look at everything he did prior to getting to the truck series right big late model wins big. You Know K. N. N. wins bid. Arca wins championships. Quarter midget his quarter midget record. I put against anybody is record. I put against anybody but maybe one or two like it was all there. It was all there so so you had you had to grit your teeth and keep going to work but you but you learn from those things. Yeah Yeah You you learn when you're going through those things they're painful is hail when you go through but when you come out of the other side and by the way it's not over okay and that's what we do in this sport we well. He's you know he's leading the points he's wanted race. He's in the play offs he successful. No like you're you're successful as you were last week. That's how the sport works. The great thing about that is next week right so when you had that bad day next week's common and you just have to hope that those bad days weeks years months don't prevent you from having the next opportunity right and you have to have enough success for people to keep giving next opportunity so it's easy to say fifty to fifty two. It's easy to look at all those things and say that and and eighteen or nineteen or twenty five year old Jerry Jones. Yep Right Eric Jones whom we all know has talent right has not had the success in the Cup level that we all expect you to talk to William Barn Right. They have to whether it they have to weather the storm and they will come through and they will have the success that we all think they can have but the people around him can't give up on them too quick. You can't give up on Talat. You can't take a guy and say that guys wanted everything he's ever done any can't win now so we can't do it like that's a mistake because if you do then you got rid of. Martin shoes ex. There was a time Matt and Mark Martin's career. You've gotten rid of him you Jimmy. Johnson wouldn't still be driving the forty eight. Jeff Gordon would not have won Martinsville and had a chance to win the championship chillier. Gano probably would have been gone. Done like you'd give up on a lot of people too early right and and it's true evaluators talent. It's easy.

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"jeff burton" Discussed on NASCAR on NBC

NASCAR on NBC

13:16 min | 11 months ago

"jeff burton" Discussed on NASCAR on NBC

"You run that outside lane it had the most grip but the leader was picking the inside lane on the restart so the leader had to get from the inside lane to the outside lane which meant that. He had the beat. The Guy in second to turn one. So because of the Dogleg on the back straightaway essentially what what the the inside line was doing was when they were they were control the restart they would take off and then soon as they would get to the start finish line which is what the rule says they would hang a left when they hang a left and made it a shorter line between where they were in the interest is her and one and the outside lane never with exception of Chase. Elliott never did the same thing they never went down and got door to door with the guy on the inside lane just made it shorter so they would beat the outside lane to the the the term one entrance. If someone could have entered side by side with them they would have the preferred lane and they never were able to get the launch that were never able to decide draft never able to door them down that short shoot to beat to to be equal. That's all you had to be was to be equal to determine one then you would have had the prefer lane and no one with the exception of Chase. Elliott earlier in the race was able to pull it off so come November. Do you think when championship is decided? A lot of guys are GonNa Watch USA. I'M GONNA approach it different. I think you're going to have to and and and you know and by the way when we talked about the chase Elliott and the also wrecked you know what I mean so. It's not without danger but that late in the race with a win on the line for the championship on the line November. Yeah and yeah. I think you'RE GONNA. I think you have to go to. The leader is always going to have an advantage because he controls the restart and he gets rolling before the guy on the outside. Unless the guy on the outside just doesn't incredible job of anticipating it so but if you do that good job of anticipating launch at the same time you then have to be fool offensive. You have to be full. I gotta take this line away. You're not going to beat them on one if you don't cut short if you don't cut the Solar Ghana's one two of the past three his teammate. Brad Keselowski lock people thought he might have had the Best Card Phoenix Ryan. Blaney crash so we didn't really see where you're headed phoenix. But he could have won the past three races at Daytona in Vegas and Fontana so penske's in good shape Joe Gibbs racing though. It seems like cow. Bush has back-to-back top-three finishes but he's Kinda had to work for them aren't for X. Junior said that come from back. He's been okay. Their teammates have been so good. What do you see going on with Gibbs and Do you think we'll see things change in time for this weekend Atlanta? So I think it's easy. Go back last fall at Phoenix and say well you know Denny Hamlin and Kyle Busch dominated the the cup race but that doesn't mean anything to me because it's a completely different rules package between last year and this year But when I go back and I think about short track racing I always think about Joe Gibbs racing. They're so good at it. Just have the speed at Phoenix. The two racist prior to that the mile and a half's I really expected I really thought coming into the year that Joe Gibbs racing had this massive advantage and the reason I believe that is because we all know this twenty twenty one cars coming. And how much can the teams afford to put into this year knowing they have all this development coming in twenty twenty one so I thought and believe that if you an advantage at the end of last year that advantage could continue but clearly. It hasn't clearly. The other teams have stepped up or for some reason or another gives law something and and the speed has not been there and that and that has greatly surprise me. I expected I expected Joe Gibbs racing to be leading a lot of laps. I didn't expect them to be sitting all polls expect them to be leading a lot of laps Running in the top two three and with more than one of their cars and I know as you said college finish had some good finished last year races but they will admit it. They didn't race their way. They're right. They had some fortune and they and they executed. They did a great job of executing to get those finishes it shows you. How competitive the sport is. It is a great example of how when you think somebody's got it figured out and you think they're unbeatable. Everybody else is working right. The other teams have a say and Pinski piscotty this last year pinkie started out last year. Really really strong in faded off Ken these teams we know gives. GonNa I feel certain gives going to get better. can the other teams match it and and at the end of the year. It'll be interesting to see. Who has that speed? I I the teams that what what's going to be fascinating to watch for me is the teams that are in that lower part of the playoffs. Where do they develop? Where do they devote their resources? And it's going to be really interesting to see because this new cars coming and the new car I think is a tremendous positive for the sport long-term but short term. Some teams go have some difficult decisions to make. If we don't think we can win the championship this year. We don't think we can contend. Do we put the resources into it or do we say you know what let's use? This isn't advantage and try to put more resources into getting ready with the new car. It'd be interesting to see what teams do what it seems as if talking to some team managers and such that. August September timeframe. Obviously you're gonNA know then if you're in the playoffs that's going to be when teams maybe decide. What are we really focused on? Yeah I think I think I mean listen you. Unless you're risks horrible right now you have to be thinking that you have to be thinking blue-sky makes a lot of good stuff happen right and so when you still even if the evidence suggest to you that you're not good enough that doesn't mean you're not going to be good enough tomorrow. So teams have to work toward that teams have to work toward making the playoffs. And you have a lot of wild car races where you know anybody can win They told him the last race of the regular season. You have a lot of things that are going to develop so no team yet has raised their hand. And Said we can't we can't get it done But but they'll start to fall back to what you said about gibbs that they could have lost something that to me is just striking. Because you're right like the rule static you think as long as they're doing what they're do- last year they're at least going to maintain what they had. Is it possible for a team to over anticipate or over? Think what other teams might be getting. And then you just make changes to stuff. That was working already it. It's it's always possible to everything. Tell you something's better but it's not. There's there's there's always a possibility where you had you. Look at wind tunnel numbers you look at whatever it is that you're looking at and you say this is better. I mean clearly. It's better but on the racetrack. It's not and I've experienced at it many times where everything suggests the engineering science the Common Sense. Everything's this is better and it's not so. Yeah that that can happen. Even though you feel like you've moved the ball in the right direction it actually. It actually went the other way. And that's and that's really frustrating. Because what's the fix so a lot of people? A lot of people inside a racing even would say well the fix. Why don't you go back to which? Hey last year right right. Okay get your ass handed that because you didn't sit still right right people work and get better and the way Ford in this in this business with the the technology that's available in the will to win going backwards. Get you where you need to be. It might make you it. Would it may do as it may confirm your suspicions right. It may teach you something but rarely in this ever evolving sport. Can you say to get back like we needed to be and where we're running? We'RE GONNA go back to what used to write. That worked in the nineties and early two. Thousands don't work so well today and we're seeing. Certainly that need to keep pushing forward with the chevrolets specifically Hendrick motorsports specifically Alex Bowman winning at Fontana Cheese again ran really well at Phoenix. Jimmy Johnson. He's benefactor William Byron Chevrolet invested. I would think a significant amount of money into just the Camaro for one year. I don't know what they spent but they had to know that this was a very short term return. I guess they must be really pleased with how it's paying off so far but I don't know if we have appreciated respected like the gambler the risk that was there and so I I still a little suspect all that you know because we can't factor in is what steps into teams so did Toyah to Toyota get worse overall season with no changes. I mean it appears so right in order to team get were. Yeah I mean what's difficult about evaluate manufacturers is that it's relying on the team right you you. The team ultimately has to take that equipment and make the most of it. So I don't know I mean they're all pointing at Chevrolet saying this was a major but what I don't know because they're not going to let me know is what changes did they make it Henry. Because they didn't sit still they didn't just all of a sudden well we're good enough. We don't right right. They were been working too. So did the ball getting the because of Henry and their improved status. I mean to me Can ask started improving last year right. They started showing signs. So it's yes on the surface of it new car different results for a simple. It was all the car but I don't think it's that simple. I think it's more complicated. It's interesting one guy who Kinda has implied he thinks. It's that simple kyle. Busch came out and said well you know. I think they got something with that new camera. Think something's going on with that body but what struck me about the way Kyle said that and the way he's handled this year. He is seemed like ever since the championship last year. He is in a better place. And I don't know if it's obviously different. Rules Package at Phoenix. People seem to enjoy the racing more but it does seem to me like Kyle. Busch is not as frustrated as he was last or even though as you pointed out Jeff I mean he. He finishes second third last racist but he's not got that championship speed so he. He came out publicly. Talked about some issues. He and his wife gone through last year and they were going through those things last year when we saw the level of frustration part of his frustration was that he us. We weren't given him credit for he may have something else going in his own life Right and he said that publicly so maybe it's just that simple. Maybe it's just so some the all that he did have the trying time in his life and it was hard for him to handle and at the same time they weren't running well and you know you know Kyle Busch. If he's not running well he's not going to be happy. Then you add this to it and his teammates were out running. The frustration got higher and higher and higher and but an offseason he. He made it clear like people weren't giving him credit. There might be something else going on in his life right and so maybe it's just that simple that he you know. I felt that way after. He had his injuries after he got hurt. I thought he was a completely different guy when he came back. I thought he was more He was calmer he was more. You know just looked at things differently and then it kind of regressed this past year. But he's he was pretty open about why so I'm GonNa take him at his word and and and you know believe what he was saying that he had things going on and that it was hard for him and handle your right. He was very open about the infertility problems that he and his wife Samantha had last year and I remember you talked about that last year before we knew about that. You guys said. Hey there's often things happening in the personal lives of drivers that were just. Were not going to be aware of until way after the fact or never or never right and I mean listen. So drivers are no different than than those of you that. Listen to this podcast. There are no different and their public. You know athletes are very public and and their successes and failures or right in front of you but they deal with the same things that we all deal with. And they're they have wives have moms dads. If kids. They have brothers sisters. They have you know they have things in their life just like everybody and I think we forget that I think we look at athletes as people that no matter what are supposed to step on the field and be one hundred percent all the time no matter what's going on in their life which is unfair because we all know that we're not hundred. We're not one hundred percent all the time because things in our lives affect us and I you know I I don't. I don't think it's fair to think that athletes or immune to those things and cow was very open about it. And he's he there's other people deal with things too but they're you know they're not always that open about it now and likes to feel stock especially by your cloud but the IBM cloud is the most open insecure public cloud for business..

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"jeff burton" Discussed on NASCAR on NBC

NASCAR on NBC

02:09 min | 11 months ago

"jeff burton" Discussed on NASCAR on NBC

"Welcome to the PODCAST. I'm your host Nate Ryan here with the Mayor Nascar. Abc analyst Jeff Burton Jeff. We just got done with the West Coast Swing for Cup and I want to start with the guy who won twice Las Vegas Phoenix Joey. Logano wins with new crew chief Paul Wolfe and you guys talked a lot about this on Nascar America. This week we'll start here is the best restart or a NASCAR right now. Restarts being so important over the last decade is that huge. Keita's his successor. Yeah he's he's really aggressive will restart so you know you see a lot of drivers. Get angry with him right. And I think that's because one of the reasons because he gets so aggressive on restarts but that is such an important part of the game and track position is so important He's really good at it. You and the other thing. Is You know if you give him a sniff of a win you know. We talked about Harvey for years. He's been the closer. Well that's gone to Ghana's one of those guys if you give him an opportunity he a way of just making things happen. They want these races without being the best car in my eyes. I don't think they had the best car in either race They won both of them and and makes them exceptionally dangerous because people that they can execute and make things happen without the best cars. You give them the best car. They become that much more dangerous so as they continue to evolve as a team In learning the new rules with with the downfall with low downforce on the short tracks I think they're just going to get better and better. You guys analyze this on Nascar America this week were how the restarts happened at Phoenix and you were critical of the way some guys managed it from the outside lane. What did Joey Logano do right? That other guys like boyer like Harvick like some of the drivers we saw we weren't they. Doing that. Laguna was doing well. He had the inside lane. Which so was I found fascinating about that is so you think about Phoenix term one. Everybody wanted the outside right because of detraction compound put on the racetrack. If you run that outside lane it had the most grip but the leader was picking the inside lane on the restart so the leader had to get from the inside lane to the outside lane which meant that. He had the beat. The Guy in second to turn one. So because of the Dogleg on the back straightaway essentially what what the the inside.

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"jeff burton" Discussed on NASCAR on NBC

NASCAR on NBC

03:43 min | 1 year ago

"jeff burton" Discussed on NASCAR on NBC

"It drives recognize it. The fans recognize it. I hope the owners recognize it and the owners. You know quite honestly the owners are were I. We are where we are now one package and you know supposedly one packages aggie just want. The package is a completely different from the other one anyway. I never understood the argument. Awhile we can't have two packages when we have to bag. It is so you know they owners need to relent flint and give an opportunity for the changes that need to be made to create the opportunity to have the best race and they can possibly have on short tracks and if not the move in the schedule around was wrong that all right well they got a couple of months to figure it out and hopefully in two thousand twenty. We'll be talking about some new rules then guys is always enjoyed it. Thanks for the insight Cypriot I. I still don't believe that this is the last one. It's not that we back from our. Thanks again to steeply. TART and Jeff Burton for joining us on the Final Two Thousand Nineteen playoff edition of the NASCAR. NBC podcast really enjoyed doing these. I thought we had great insight and analysis from all of our NASCAR. NBC Analysts WanNa. Thank not just Stevie Jeff but of course Kyle petty and Dale Jarrett also appearing on the podcast over. The last ten weeks really brought a ton of good stuff good content to the NASCAR. MBC podcast. I appreciate them putting in a little bit of extra time before Nascar America and sometimes after Nascar America and I say that with much gratitude because their time is very valuable and we appreciate it so this is the final NASCAR NBC podcast of the Twenty Nineteen playoffs however ever I will probably have another episode coming in December. I taped a conversation with a well known NASCAR figure who isn't working in NASCAR currently fulltime time to give you a little bit of a tease. I'm not gonNA give you any more than that. You'll have to stay tuned. But I probably will pop that at some point in December so stay tuned for that and then as we get rolling in twenty twenty twenty the NASCAR. NBC podcast will return. I think that much like twenty nineteen. You'll see a variety in the way that I do the podcast I will still have the traditional conversational sit downs with people with drivers with personalities. IN NASCAR I want to try to do more of the narrative type episodes that we did in twenty nineteen like the Bristol Crystal August Nineteen Ninety nine raised twenty years later like the rise fall and rebirth of the J. Ski website. I got a lot of good feedback on both of those like the Dale Earnhardt. Jr. You're in Dale Earnhardt. The two thousand one rolex twenty four that was our first attempt with that kicking off two thousand eighteen and that was really well received. So I'm GonNa try to do more of those episodes because I think people people enjoy those and I enjoy doing them. They're fun to do as a journalist but I know that there is interest as well in the sitdown conversations. I like doing those as well. They're just they're hard to do on a continual weekly basis along with the rest of my day job so I will try to balance that out and try to plot out a schedule. Well here in two thousand twenty in which we will hit all of those different formats for the nascar. NBC podcast and hopefully bringing some more great content next year as always always you can find the NASCAR on ABC. PODCAST ON APPLE PODCASTS. Google play stitcher. spotify please leave a rating and review. That helps us spread the word and really helps us out out and you can always send me feedback as well on twitter at Nate Ryan and just want to say thanks again. Everybody for listening really appreciate everybody's support all the feedback acted I get on this podcast. It's made me a much better interviewer. It's made me a better journalist and a lot of that is because of the audience engagement I get from people who are listening so I really really value your loyalty and just want to say thanks. Enjoy the holidays. Thanks again for listening to the NASCAR in. DC podcast awesome..

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"jeff burton" Discussed on NASCAR on NBC

NASCAR on NBC

13:34 min | 1 year ago

"jeff burton" Discussed on NASCAR on NBC

"Your success at the role will means nothing other than whether you're going advance or not but you can go win the role and and that doesn't mean you're going to go to Phoenix and run. Will you can go to Richmond around whale and you say okay. We got shaw programs pretty good you can go to Vegas and say Okay Mile and a half programs pretty good. Those races are the the most important in regard to us to determine who can move forward in these playoffs but those aren't necessarily like you said I mean last year. The role effectively decided the fate of have a Lotta drivers even though it wasn't really indicative of how they might run through the majority of the playoffs risk yeah. There's no way we can have another like that is it. I mean that was the role will ask you. It was nuts. That's the hardest racetrack. The rover was the hardest is the most difficult is the most challenging it will have a major impact on who makes it into the next round and some people like that and some people don't you know should there be a road course in you know in the playoffs the fact now that we have three road races makes me say okay when we had to on my no way there's no way a road course should be in but now that they've added row course. I'm okay with it but while that is very very difficult very very difficult race to determine who's GonNa make it to the next round. I got a kick out of martyr talking to Ryan Blaney over during our coverage of the weekend and he said that Germany Bowen's crew chief had said that they fear the first round most of all here's the defending winner of the Rosval and they're talking about like it feels like the level of trepidation around that race in that chorus as almost supplanted talent is like the new X. factor all it should so so I think it was fascinating. was that what does that mean to the first two races. What does that mean to the race at Vegas that makes the intensity of having to do well in Vegas that much bigger because who who in this group I would say hey Martin shoes ex junior. Is it fair to say he's the Best Road Racer yeah definitely of this group who else Harvey Grant did not he ran bad the role will last last year. Yeah Harvard has not really been on his game and he wasn't great at Glen. I put Hamlin in the category. Okay Kyle Busch maybe but we saw him have a horrid weekend weekend. The Glenn and I don't see Blaney. He's been he's been. I know he won last year caught a break in one but he's been good at other courses too but I just don't have a whole list of drivers here. Let's say we'll be really comfortable with the role guys three or four of them at the most more like two or three yeah and especially Vegas turns out to be the wild card that was lashed Ernie. There's or something to that. Maybe guys are pressing more in the opener because the the rover was looming. So who is the the the the year that Ryan Newman made the the finals at homestead. Who is this year's Ryan. I don't think it's Ryan Newman. I think you're right. I think doesn't have the speed to get to the championship round like he did. In twenty fourteen twenty fourteen didn't have the winds but I think he he had like a six to ten th place car a lot of the time and now it feels like it's more back half top twenty most of the time so I don't know there's gotta be somebody lurking though there always is there's always somebody who gets to that. Third round is a byron qualify. It feels to me though like Byron is is on the cusp of maybe getting that first win. I think he's on the cusp but I I to me. It's number one. Who is that underdog and I so I think that when and I look at this list. I have a hard time getting there with Newman. I've over time getting there with Admiral. I have a hard time because I just don't see the being able to execute acute with Boyer Barn to Byron qualify as well but are you going to be top tenure way to Miami. I see to me it's it's Ryan. Blaney Enter Jones one of those two young like when I look at that who is the young Guy Major. I don't WANNA say major age run dog but who is that and I think it's either Eric Jones arriving. I think one of those two one of those two can find it very jones is has more speed but Ryan Blaney. He's just kinda there every week. You know what I mean but it would not surprise me to see one of those to get him last year. Stewart Haas racing got all four of their drivers into the third third round is Joe Gibbs racing you mentioned Jones. He mentioned Denny Hamlin having seemingly at a career type season is Joe Gibbs racing this year. Stewart Haas racing that you would expect all four guys probably get through around three or maybe even the championship round. I don't know that's I don't think I don't think we'll have them all. I because there's so much you know once as we talked before there's so many people that seem like they run the same. I I have a hard time believing that we're not gonNA have you know Harvick there one or two penske cars in there one or two of the gase cars you know what I mean so I would. I what I said to you in the last round. You're going to have collar arson and there would you be. I wouldn't be surprised. Would you use browser Kurt. Busch wouldn't be surprised but so there's so many of those is that are in that same category. It's going to be hard for them to move everybody that far along that goes back to what we're saying the top it just it feels more wide open and the other in we we talked about the role and now we'll we'll talk about it again but it shows you how there was a time in the sport where you'd really didn't have to put that much emphasis own rogue horse race you could say the same about Daytona Talladega right and the thing about chip Ganassi racing regarded Daytona and Talladega think how far off they have been. Can you afford to not put effort into Daytona Talladega. It's easy in the regular season but as soon as you put a road course the play offs and as soon as you put Talladega and Daytona in the playoffs if you are working on it a year ago. How are you going to run. How you going to compete right so oh. I'm interested interested to see if they can step those games up. The guys weren't gonNA row courses the guys at were good at Daytona Talladega in the first races. They're going to have to be better than they were earlier in the year so that's the playoffs lots of watch their. I'm GONNA get your thoughts on to more things from yesterday. The first being Jimmy Johnson obviously being one the big storylines missing the playoffs for the first time in sixteen seasons of the playoffs existence him being Jimmy being one of the classiest drivers in Nascar history not just a seven time champion champion but the ultimate consummate professional. He's been tweeting today. I'm back at it. He's got a tweet of him. At Hendrick motorsports this morning and the sun still came up. We were just determined whenever there's still ten races to go but NASCAR playoff media day is going to happen on Thursday in Las Vegas and for the first time ever Jimmy Johnson won't be a part of it and surely you know what this is is like to deal with that that that's going to go through his mind. I would think this week and that realization that men I'm not going to be part of this conversation next Henry's so I've tried to put myself in his shoes and I can't so I understand the feelings of not being successful but I don't understand that feeling of being that Uber successful and not making the playoffs offs I mean that's that's catastrophic. Almost in in how I would feel I will say this. I spent about thirty minutes just talking to Jimmy Johnson away from everybody Darlington and he convinced me that he wanted to make the playoffs clearly wanted to make the playoffs us but he didn't make the playoffs. It's okay as long as they're moving forward as long as they take the next ten races and he and Cliff Daniels thousand that team start moving in the right direction and he also convinced me that you know I asked him you know or actually Maybe maybe letard asking you know okay. Wha what's what's the deal like. You won't keep doing this right 'cause. He's only signed through next year. That's the decision now. He's got to figure that out and that yeah we'll have to figure that out over the next probably six months or so right and and he convinced me that he wasn't quitting like this like he he wasn't GonNa Leave Cup racing. You know where he couldn't be successful. He wanted to leave when it was his time and I reminded him that I remember leaving Pocono going there for and there was a mini van in front of me and they had written on the back of the minivan Dale time to cash in the 401K for a one K. as Dale earnhardt who had been winless Corre one ends the next year he finished second points and seemed poised to make a run the following year and so I- reminded him of that because everybody goes through it and it's just you don't expect you know Mohammed. Ali got knocked down right right. You just don't expect it and it's easy for us on the outside to say Jimmy is going to be okay but I think he believes is. GonNa be okay and I think that he believes that they made they've made the right changes that the team will move forward He knows that they have some challenges ahead of him. He knows that there's you know it's not going to be easy but I believe that Jimmy Jimmy Johnson is one hundred percent committed to get the ship righted and I would be shocked if they did not not saying he's GonNa go out and win eight races and the championship but I don't. I just don't see Jimmy Johnson leaving the sport only year not making the playoffs yeah. He certainly has the belief you read about that. We'll end here. Brad Keselowski had some strong pointed words about Indianapolis Motor speedway's Interior Wall. They're off turn to when he had that crash yesterday in the tire barrier. Your radio style broadcast. I don't know how much you got to see then and I presume. You've had a chance to look at it. You know your thoughts. You're always been in innovator in Seattle refueling attraction land on that I mean I think he's right. I think that we have after work hard. you know you can see when he makes contact. There's the biggest part of this problem is the angle of the wall where he where he makes contact change change in angle and there's a point there. I it's really difficult for racetrack to have every wall perfect but they have to try. Try Right so you have the entrance to the exit of a road. Course you have car egress. You have to get rescues personnel onto the racetrack. They have to have a way way to do that. Be Behind a wall so they can't get hit. There's challenges there but the racetracks have to be working to find a way now that weekend debate all day long whether a tire barrier should be there versus a safer barrier. I don't like tower barriers with the exception of the car getting on its side. I didn't like to see see that but I thought the tire barrier did a good job of protecting Brad Keselowski so I can't fault the tire barrier but the racetrack certainly has to every racetrack you know so Greg Moore was killed a long time ago hidden a place in the inside wall where he should've never hit and that should not aww been an opportunity for him to be killed after skimming across the grass rush was later paved and and so we can't keep learning relearning the same lesson lesson but but it's not as easy as you're saying we'll fix this because the track does have logistical things they have to deal l. with and I dug goals from Indianapolis he met with Brad at the racetrack which is awesome he wanted to he he says indycar drivers at mentioned the same thanks to him. They'll address it. That racetracks been very safety forward they'll address it and find a way but we have to upset this forever. Man Manaf Said Two Thousand Times. You can't reach safety. It's a moving target. You're never gonNA hit. You have to constantly be pushing yourself to be better at it and that's that's a good example. I I again. I we can debate the tire wall or but the angle of walls we always have to be working at McDonalds but like you said I mean there'd be no safer beers of not forgetting the apple motor speedway so there's a track can be proactive. Yeah and Brad Brad knows that to you I listen. I I liked the way Brad approach that yesterday. You know what I mean. I like the fact he didn't just get out and start screaming and yelling. He said look you know. I don't you know what I mean. He'd be approach that right and that's how Brad is. Brad wants to be involved. He wants to be involved in a sport. He wants to be moving the ball forward he's very pro. You know let's make it better. He's puts a lot of time and effort and energy gives us commitment to do that and he'll he'll make sure that they often I'm glad to see that he's okay and we watching him throughout the playoffs and appreciate you coming on here and give us all your insight as always. Jeff likly fun. I'm looking forward to it. I mean I think the pressure starts when he dropped when when the when the gates lower at Vegas the pressure is on right in every practice every latte every qualifying lap it'd be high-pressure hold on our thanks again to Jeff Burton for joining us as I mentioned this will become a regular weekly feature on the Nascar. NBC podcast through the remainder under of the two thousand nineteen playoffs every Monday. We'll be talking to one of our Nascar America analysts about the previous race and looking ahead to the next race in indeed twenty Nineteen Cup playoffs should be good and a note that we tape this before Monday's Nascar America that was also before the news broke about Paul Menard retiring from the wood brothers racing number twenty one next season Matt Di Benedetto. We'll be taking over that ride in twenty twenty one and you can see Matt Benedetto talking about that Wednesday five PM Eastern on NBC NASCAR America Motor Mouth's Matt Damon Detto will be the guest so be sure to check out mattie Wednesday a five PM Eastern on NBC and Nascar America Motor Mouths this weekend as I mentioned NASCAR kicks off the playoffs.

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"jeff burton" Discussed on NASCAR on NBC

NASCAR on NBC

09:48 min | 1 year ago

"jeff burton" Discussed on NASCAR on NBC

"Here at the NBC Sports Charlotte Studios for a new limited run of the NASCAR NBC podcast through the playoffs. We're going to talk every Monday with an Azure America analyst about laughing and just occurred of course we just had the regular season finale so this'll be setting up the playoffs for twenty nineteen with Jeff Burton the mayor. Thanks for being here good to be here fun time of year. Yeah it is and a lot to talk about after a very eventful day at the brickyard so let's start here I i. I heard you talking about you guys. We're talking about today on Nascar America this morning and you describe this playoff field of sixteen drivers as possibly might not be the strongest longest field possibly the most wide open field that they've ever had you know it interests me a lot because I have a hard time. Since in who favorite is last year. We talked to nauseam about the big three right big three big and it was very clear who they were if I said to you today who the Big Three. I think you and I could debate. We'd probably get one or two of the same but the third one it's hard to tell and and we had we had teams and drivers that were just red hot early in the year that no longer red hot. We had drivers and teams. That weren't aren't good earning the year that are really good now and then we have some tea. Amaral who's going to be our guest today on on ask America. He's a good example like you. You know if you decide to me is he going to advance how the first round the playoffs through two months ago. Oh yeah no problem but they don't seem to be able to find themselves top ten lately so how you GonNa advance out of the out of the play all out of the first round when really you know there's so many people that don't have the advantage of playoff points right so it's GonNa be really compelling to watch agency. What happens is the starting in Vegas because every race one of three I mean it's thirty three percent of it man. You better make it and last year. Las Vegas was almost as chaotic dick as Indie Woods yesterday. A lot of contenders being involved in a lot of wrecks and when you look at the point situation here Jeff who do you look at it and say is it a Ryan Newman in who he he goes in with with no playoff points but yet I could see him getting through the first round easily well. It's not going to be easy for Ryan. It never is because the way that they have to do it with the speed that they have because they're the slowest of everyone that's in in my eyes. They have this. He has the slowest car of everyone. Everyone that's in the playoffs but what he does have is a will and a determination and a skill set that matches. You're not gonNA pass me right. It's matches ashes with today's rules packages and all those kind of things right so I see him as not. I don't think it's GonNa be easy for him but no it would not surprise me to see him Vance into the next round but he won't be one of those guys that we leave Richmond saying oh he's in my we'll go. We'll go to Talladega and by the way you know that's problematic in and I saw the rural that's problematic in itself go into the role in that being a huge for this playoff and how who can get get through that that's part of that is part of this problem as well so looking at the guys here in the bottom half. You know we were talking last victory lap like who are the dark horses and to me. I think you look at the top six guys in the playoff rankings. That's Kyle Busch de Hammond Martin Tricks Junior Kevin Harvick. Joey Logano has laskey I would put all of them in the contenders class and and I don't I is it fair to start at Chase Elliott and save from their back chase Elliott Kurt Busch Bowman Eric Jones Kyle Larson Ryan Blaney Byron Elnora Lebron Newman. All those guys is potentially dark horses that way to me so I'm GONNA put my glasses on so so did a little research got a racing zeitgeist today and I was until Harvey. Just I just want to win and his driver at and New Hampshire right so every single time I went to New Hampshire. They said that's the favorite yeah so much toward the end of my career. I shouldn't have been the favourite even though they said I was. I wasn't because what have you done for me lately so when I go back and look at you know. What have you done for me lately? I think you're right. I think that you can't consider chase. Elliott a contender under because he hasn't done anything lately no top tens and four the last five he did at top tens and four last five and one of those was is a win but like do you see the power. Do you see the strength that you see from other teams. I don't so I think it starts with him but I think he's he's more owned the contender tender than not and I think from behind him down then I yeah I agree with you. I I have a hard time with with Kurt Busch because when when I look at what Kurt Busch's done again three three top tens in the last seven races. Is that going to be enough to even get into the next round. He has a little bit of point advantage but not that much I think for this first round. Now who cannot make mistakes is really what it's going to boil down to. I just I see all of these teams. Just mistake ridden you know they just can't can't seem to find a rhythm to Dow Arson Down Eleventh Kyle Larson and Blaney Larssen's eleven twelve two thousand five two thousand and four points. That's that's the best two of the guys that aren't in one of those contenders. If I look at what college has done lately I would consider him a contender. He's been really really good so all what we're talking about here as well. I look at this and I'm like. I don't know that stats matter. I don't know I don't know because I just I view that. Everybody's having perhaps as many weaknesses this is as they do strengths from chase. Elliott down and I think you're right. I think there's a lot of teams that just need to clean things up during race and but but we we say that easier so clearly not that well that's why the lack of execution this year. Is that the new rules packages. Maybe the stage I mean it seems like teams. They're still trying to grasp the concept of stage racing strategy and your three so every race we've gone to is really a new adventure. I mean if you think about it with this rules package. we go to indy and what you did at indy last year. It doesn't matter what you did you know because it's a completely different rules package so I understand that you're learning and you feel like you're getting smarter but you know the cars were actually faster it indy this year on Latin than they were last year with way less horsepower who would have thought that when the team's unloaded they were nobody was happy. Everybody was really frustrated with their cars the way they drove so it shows you how hard it is is to figure out and connect all the dots. Darlington's a one off race indies a one off race. you start thinking about this stuff and it's just had a major impact. Bristol. Will they continually change how they put the attraction compound down so every week been a learning experience last year. You had the big three. You had kyle busch. You had Martin tricks junior you had Kevin Harvick and it seemed like those guys were lead. Pipe cinch locks yeah to make the championship round and all three of them did when you look at how at lays out this year Kyle Busch has forty five playoff points and then there's the drop off back to Hamlin with thirty exit twenty nine Harvick with twenty eight is Bush. The only guy based on playoff points. He's got almost a full race of playoff points. These taken yeah yeah you can really say that's a guy who's going it. Definitely get the third round of the championship I do because then you have the next four. I'm sorry five that are set one two three four the next four four that a separated by two points so there's four spots Intersex people right and you put Kyle Busch in there yeah. There's two of those that that it won't work out for so yeah I don't and then when you look at who they are I listen. I think Denny Hamlin right if you look at Denny Hamlin with thirty playoff points that's the second most and then Kevin Harvick which twenty eight they're the two out of the group that I think are the best right now. I mean what Kevin Harvick's done for the last two months. It's really really good with Denny. Hamlin's been doing really really good even yesterday didn't he. Hamlin with tore up knows every time I look up there. He is running fourth fifth. He'd have a winning car but he called it out. You know what I mean. He just made it happen. That's not the Connor race we would've in my opinion and then he may disagree with this but that's not the connery's food as seve from Denny Hamlin's ten years ago that is today's Denny Hamlin and that's a compliment. We all get better. Hopefully it what we do. Denny Hamlin's operating at his top off level right now and so I've you Denny Hamlin Kabushiki Hamlin and Kevin Harvick there my big three but nothing as clear as it was last last year last year's breakthrough. It's interesting because true ex. It's only one point more than Harvick but he's actually third in the standings not in your big three. Yes four wins this year but it feels like that. A team has been relatively quiet the last half of the summer well the were in the worst stretch of their seasons in the last three races and you know. I have a little bit of a problem with being able to just turn it on when the playoffs start we hear that right here where we can just turn it on and Matey. Maybe they're better. They're good enough to get through the this round which they probably are and get that momentum going again right. Get things going in a positive direction and they gotta get through this first round and they should be able to get through first round. The question is who can take this first round and use it to improve and use it to get better and again you got Vegas which is a mile and a half and I think that's what's the most important race who runs well a vegas because you know you have mount half's who runs well enrichment who gets through role right. You just got to get through the role because your success at the role will means nothing other than whether you're going advance or not but you can go win the role and and that doesn't mean you're going to go to Phoenix and run. Will you can go to Richmond around whale and you say okay. We got shaw programs pretty good you can go to Vegas and say Okay Mile and a half programs pretty good. Those races are the the most important in regard.

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"jeff burton" Discussed on NASCAR on NBC

NASCAR on NBC

02:52 min | 1 year ago

"jeff burton" Discussed on NASCAR on NBC

"One of the dangers in a new package is someone kicking your ass because they did a better job of understanding this new package, and that's what we've seen so far this year. And and I don't care. What sport it is? It's no different. It's the competition level in what we watch his fan is directly related to how equal all those teams. How equal those drivers right? Yep. I don't care if it's basketball racing. And what you've seen a lot of what you've seen so far this year is Pinski finding a way to do it better than everybody else. In kabushiki. Joe Gibbs finding a way to do it better and everybody else, and they have made the racing not as exciting as we wanted to be in good for them. Good for them. That's their job is to find a way to beat everybody in the ground. It's not their job to make the race fun to watch. It's not their job that is not their job. And that gap is going to gap is gonna lessen I can promise you to me, the entertainment is the byproduct of really good competition. That's what will be watching for this week into Texas. We'll see if some of these other teams can step up. I I it's going to be different this. I'm not saying Pinski and cobblers aren't gonna win a race. I'm just saying that this is a we haven't been racetrack. Like this yet? Either is completely different than the other racetracks have been to. All right. The next step in the evolution is Jeff said happens this week into Texas. We'll have a riot. Thanks for stopping by evaluating. Thanks again to Jeff Burton for joining us. I got such tremendous feedback to the state of NASCAR two part podcast. We did in the preseason with Jeff as our guest. I thought it would be great to have him back for a sequel of sorts when we were deep enough in the two thousand nineteen season for an evaluation of the new rules package. Jeff thought that post martinsville speedway would work and he was gracious enough to come in a couple of hours before NASCAR America to tape that with me, I appreciate him being so generous with his time as well as all our analysts who have been on the pod, Steve ATar, Dale Jared. Kyle petty also had been consistently great guests. I don't pay them extra to do this. It's all gratis, and we are fortunate. They have the passion and willingness to provide that insight. If you've enjoyed the insight lately on the NASCAR and a BC podcast. We should have some good guests coming up. I'm not going to jinx it as always. But we will have a mix of NASCAR IndyCar and IMSA in future episode. Odes the NASCAR and ABC podcast is available on apple podcasts. Spotify Stitcher Google play. Or you get your podcasts. There were some very kind reviews this week on apple podcasts about the NASCAR NBC podcast. Really? Appreciate that. Please keep those coming. They really help us out in spreading the word. And if you have any feedback for me as always you can send me on Twitter. At Nate Ryan is my handle thanks again. For listening to the NASCAR and DC podcast..

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"jeff burton" Discussed on NASCAR on NBC

NASCAR on NBC

04:43 min | 2 years ago

"jeff burton" Discussed on NASCAR on NBC

"There would be a huge mistake. I would be really surprised if we don't see an influx of some more short track racing. The fans want. On it. I think NASCAR wanted the we have a track owner openly saying he wants it. So it'd be hard for me to magin. I'm not saying twenty I am. But at some point we're going to see six short track races stands now is probably too few. Well and Julia says are not short-track races. You know, we, you know, he's like hickories short-track man Richmond. Not as track and he's got a point those hickories of real. He's. Has a point when he says that that's a good point. Yeah. So you know, what shore tracks right really matter. And let me get to a point with a Cup car. You're not gonna run Bowman gray with a Cup car. I who knows. But you know, you gotta have a track that's a reasonable size for this type of vehicle making this much power this much weight, you know, attract a great late model race may not be great Cup race. So you got to keep all that in in mind, but a track smaller than you know, smaller than Richmond. Let's say yes, the third half a mile length and gotta have safer barriers. I mean, that's a big part of the discussion with Nashville is just making. Sure, it's yeah. I was gonna need some work. I mean, you know, my son's race in Nashville. And I've been there about every year for the last three years Nashville needs some it needs some updating you know, it needs some fan facilities updated. It needs some updating, but that can happen that all can happen. You know, we talk a lot about we talk a lot about the business about what's going on in the sport. Okay. And the rules package, but if the rules spec edge has the desired effect, we could be in for some of the greatest reysen you've ever seen in NASCAR. And that's something people aren't talking about. When fans talk about the rule changes in the fan say well, nascar's forgot us and NASCAR is doing this because of the money in whatever those generalizations are won't defense understand something I'm going to say, I don't know a number. But by far the majority of changes that have happened in the sport have been done for the interest of the fan now. You that listening today may not agree with what was done. But no one set in a mortem and said, let's piss the fans off. Not intentionally at least. No, I mean, no one some the stakes have been made. But those mistakes were made out of trying to make things better for the fans, not for corporate greed. Not for all the things in NASCAR has been criticized for and I've been critical NASCAR to, but I do think it's important to keep in context that when you when you as a fan heater change the majority of those things man there about the fans they didn't change the playoff format because they thought it would be less fun. Less citing might get it. You might not like it. I understand that. But I don't think that they that you use a fan should realize that those things were done in what was believed to be in your best interest. And I think I think that kids missed on. And I think that's unfortunate. But I do believe man, if this aero package has the desired effect the stated goal of we want it to be difficult for drivers we won't closer racing. We won't more excitement. We won't the best drivers to mean, something if all those goals are attained you could be in for one of the best years ever in NASCAR. Now, I'm not sitting here today saying that's what's going to happen because I've been around long enough to know. I don't one hundred percent know what's going to happen. I have a belief, but I could be wrong. But if things obtained I mean, damn, I mean you. Precisely or sitting on the possibility for having some of the best races you've ever seen. There's a possibility that if all every all the stars align and all in this strategy works at NASCAR is spent millions of dollars investigating and working with the teams to come up with if it works. We could be in for a great year. The mayor has spoken. We appreciate all the insight and time give today. Thanks Jeff for being. Thanks, right. Me Mets fun. So that wraps up our state of NASCAR and twenty nine thousand nine podcast. Jeff burton. Thanks so much for listening. Hope you enjoyed it. And if you did there is much good content to come with speed weeks and the Daytona five hundred just around the corner. Nascar America.

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"jeff burton" Discussed on NASCAR on NBC

NASCAR on NBC

01:55 min | 2 years ago

"jeff burton" Discussed on NASCAR on NBC

"Welcome to NASCAR NBC podcast. I'm your host Nate Ryan. This is part two of our conversation with Jeff Burton on the state of NASCAR in two thousand nineteen hopefully already heard part one. If you didn't go back and listen right now, lots of good feedback for the mayor's thoughts on many things and that continues here in part two. We talk NASCAR economics salary caps and the conundrum of using rules to save money. We also talk about the two thousand nineteen rules package with lower horsepower. And why Jeff thanks it could work and also how he'll know if it doesn't work and we also talk about short tracks and the twenty twenty schedule ambient, two important caveats. Here we tape this a few weeks ago. And that was before this week's big announcement that NASCAR will conduct post race inspection at track and strip winds from drivers this year. I know Jeff has. Many thoughts on that. And maybe I'll see if he graciously will return to discuss that when the inevitable disqualification controversy happens later this year. And also this is recorded before the recent test of the new rules at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, though. I think that's less noticeable because Jeffs analysis is pressure as always, and he actually intimidated some of what drivers and teams would say at that test. So let's get right to it. We'll kick it off. With Jeff's thoughts on the financial state of NASCAR in twenty nineteen there. We talked a little bit about NASCAR being entrance tuition. And obviously a big theme from twenty eighteen and going into twenty nineteen is how it's finding its footing financially both from team business model perspective and the perspective of this new structure of sponsorship that nascar's talking about title sponsor, essentially changing into a multi tiered thing that involved tracks and teams UC Jeff with.

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Jeff Burton, CBS And California discussed on Red Eye Radio

Red Eye Radio

00:18 sec | 2 years ago

Jeff Burton, CBS And California discussed on Red Eye Radio

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"jeff burton" Discussed on NASCAR on NBC

NASCAR on NBC

03:49 min | 2 years ago

"jeff burton" Discussed on NASCAR on NBC

"So no today, we've talked about this for years drivers, really athletes ridiculous. Also, in my opinion, you know, Auburn athletes ridiculous conversation, but people won't have it. So that's what drivers are today. They are more. They train like athletes. They study like athletes they prepare like athletes, they watch film, like athletes, it they have coaches like athletes that has changed in does that makes them less relatable to some people. Yeah. It also should make them more relatable to some people some people that are are that love sports that would make that guy more relatable to that person. So, you know, yes, you know, my son being eighteen years old is a good example. You know, he's a senior in high school. You know, you hear these stories about, you know, the the gymnasts that you know, or the swimmers that get up in the morning swim that go to school. They they go back to the pool. They were they come home at nine o'clock at night. They do their home. They do their homework. They go to sleep at eleven. They get up and do it again next day. That's my son. That's what his life is. Does that make him less relatable to a guy? That would be thirty years old that works. You know, changing tires at an auto repair store and then races on the weekend. Does that make him less relatable to some people? Yeah. But it makes them more relatable to a whole group of young people. You know, I don't know how to I don't know how to judge that. But clearly clearly the role of a race car driver today is completely different than it was twenty five thirty years ago. There is no doubt about that. If you're doing it correctly today. So that wraps up part one of our state of NASCAR two thousand nineteen podcast with Jeff Burton. Stay tuned next Wednesday when we will have part two which will touch on the economics of NASCAR the health of the team business model the outlook for the new rules of the two thousand nineteen season that will mean lower horsepower and higher downforce the chances of short-track revival. With the cheddar around Nashville fairgrounds speedway possibly making a return to a NASCAR national series. And what's ahead for the two thousand twenty schedule. This was a ninety plus minutes discussion over two parts. So are many thanks to the mayor. Jeff Burton for giving us so much of his time. And I hope you're enjoying his insight. The NASCAR on NBC podcast is available on apple podcasts. Stitcher Google play. Spotify. I want to say a big thanks to all of you who left reviews on apple podcasts after I shamelessly. Beg for them. The past two episodes, those reviews are much appreciated and also sincere gratitude for the kind words for the two part series on the earnhardt's racing. The two thousand one Rolex twenty four hours at Daytona. I got a lot of positive feedback for those episodes, which really meant a lot because so much time and effort went into them. And I thought they turned out. Well, but it was extremely validating. Hear that from the people who matter the most that's you the listeners. So thanks if you have any feedback as always you can send to me on Twitter. At Nate Ryan is my handle again next week. We'll have part two of our state of NASCAR two thousand nineteen with Jeff Burton and on Wednesday February thirteenth there'll be a new episode with Austin Dillon defending winner of the Daytona five hundred we just recorded that this week. And I think you're going to enjoy that conversation as well. So there is much to come. But in the meantime, thanks again for listening to the NASCAR on NBC debts..

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"jeff burton" Discussed on NASCAR on NBC

NASCAR on NBC

04:47 min | 2 years ago

"jeff burton" Discussed on NASCAR on NBC

"But I mean to your earlier point like Larson only comes to those are generational talents. That I mean, there's only a couple of those every decade, right? Those are really distinct beyond that it's probably hard to discern who deserves it and who doesn't so. So do you think Bill Elliott paid for chase Elliott himself all the way to cut? Bill Elliott certainly had a role in putting chase Elliott in some Thank was you. saying. Kendrick hundreds you think he was paying under four million dollars to vote. He he definitely did not put jas Elliot and have that Ryan. You know? I mean, so did now was Bill. Elliott's their win and supporting hill. And and was he was he in a position to help him and his late model career and his car career. And all those things saying with Ryan, and and Dave days there at the beginning to help without a doubt. Right. And did they spend some money on their children to heal? Yeah. It's super late model level you have to do it. Right. You have to. I mean who who is going to sponsor, you know, for enough money that it takes to run a super late model. How often does that happen? Yeah. They were there at that level. But they had to prove they could do it. My dad paid for meter race late mall socks pay from meter race. Go karts my dad, and I with his money started the first xfinity grace I ever ran. He paid for. We had some sponsorship that helped us a great deal. But he. He made up the difference at the beginning of Mike spineta career. So, but no one looks back and says Jeff Burton made it because his dad never I heard that when I was nineteen but at fifty one no one ever says. Right. So here's so here's me. All right. So I see both sides of it. Here's me who because my father in his connections with local companies that were willing to help because of that relationship. I ran late models. I won races. I showed I could compete. We built an entity team. My second year fulltime exponentially at one driver for Sam Mark, but that was partially funded through my father. And then the third year I got hired to drive or someone. But had a sponsor that believed in me and believed in a program. We put together that made that happen. So on the result of my father, helping me I'm a result of a sponsor believe in me and putting a program together that worked. And then now miraculously I'm the driver that was making money driving a race car without that help. I'm not there. Sure. Like, Dale shoot or not here today. So, but no one ever says to me at fifty one your result because you're a rich kid that his dad happened to have money. Maybe if Twitter had been around in the night, it would have been different on. I just don't my point is the debate and discussions have been spawned by Moffitt, solder and everything. And while the not it there's been a constant here in in. This is nothing new. Yeah. And and I lost that explicitly ride, by the way at the end of a year in which the sponsor wasn't coming back. And there was someone that had a sponsor that could come in fill my role drive the race car. And I'm out because he had a sponsor, and I didn't and. It's a guy that we all know that I raised against forever that one Cup races. No one ever says Moore, you're just you'll this even belong to be here because it's the way of the world, man. I lost my sponsor, and he had one and I lost my ride. That was that was in God that was a long time ago. You know what I mean? So, but that's not to say as I am not in any way, saying that the conditions today the expense to do it has driven corporations away has driven them looking into other opportunities. How else can we be allowed that a sport the sports still a very effective still very effective way to be to market? It's still very effective way to do it. But it's it's changed the dynamic in. How why are they here how they hear? What are they doing when they get here? The elevating costs to run a truck program to run an extremely program is a major issue that is contributing to the things we're talking about right now today, but it's not a new conversation by any means wanted to get to that NASCAR being in transition financially and certainly looking at new things for.

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"jeff burton" Discussed on NASCAR on NBC

NASCAR on NBC

04:27 min | 2 years ago

"jeff burton" Discussed on NASCAR on NBC

"Jeff Burton thanks for being here. Let's add you good. I'm good. You know, I was just thinking the mayor Boyer come up with that. Yeah. That was Boyer. He there's a lot of things in my life that voyeur contributed to that. I regret and that's one of. Always wondered if you'd like that tag or not, I know it's cool sometimes and other times it's used against me bad way. Not a great time to be a politician, right? Yeah. Perhaps not the moniker. You wanna have hanging on you? If you're in Washington. But if you're a NASCAR Clint Boyer bestowed upon you, Jeff because of your views on many things. And so we talked a few weeks ago about maybe getting together and talking about state of NASCAR twenty nineteen season starts here in a couple of weeks where things stand going into this year. There was a big discussion about drivers bringing sponsorship to get rides. And it was interesting because when you and I I talked about this. It was in December who's right after Brett Moffitt was announced that he wasn't coming back to a Tory racing because somebody else was going to bring a little money, and there was all this outcry about what's this about the defending truck series champion is going to have a ride. And now as we sit here about a month later five weeks later, the discussion has changed to Brett Moffitt got Johnny solders ride and a genius racing. And the question now becomes what happens to Johnny solder. You know, how is that fair? Like, it's it's interesting to me how the debate is shifted with the same players involved. And yet, I don't. Know, if I think when we talked about it has this debate remained constant in some ways. I mean is this a new thing or is this truly something that's always been a part of NASCAR. It's always been a part of NASCAR. I think it's more prevalent now than it has been. But if you go back, and you think about and that we're talking we're talking about inexpensively and trucks. I mean, that's the level. We're talking about there's there's not many people at the Cup level that are buying their rides. Right. There's not many people not many drivers that are bringing all the sponsorship and making that happen. These tend to happen more in the lower levels. It's always been that way late model raisin and dirt racing at at the lower levels. And it's creeping up the ladder. And the reason is keep creeping up the ladder is because of the expense. Because we have you know, snow syncing hiding from it. We have less people watching on TV and sit in the seats today than we did fifteen years ago. Right. It's everybody knows that. So that creates an opportunity for you have. Less people watching you have the the accelerating cost. So it starts limit the number of corporate partners that feel like they're getting the benefit. They wanna get. So that opens the door for private funding. Let's say and opens the door for people that come in to that can attain sponsorship, or you know, I think that's that's one of the things that I think is misrepresented and all this is that just because you bring a sponsor doesn't mean that you're a rich kid with rich. Parents. There's a major distinction. Okay. So Jack Ingram owned his own race team. He drove for himself. He's in the hall of fame. Was he a rich kid that Baldas on rye because nobody else would would would have him was Tommy Houston 'cause he dove for himself. There's all these incidences of people that have brought sponsorship to programs that had been successful. Tyler Rettig won the championship this year. He brought sponsorship to junior motor sports. So there's one that is never talked about like, it's well, he's just a great driver. He's not you know, he he was able to taint sponsorship. So everyone has to have someone that believes in them in some cases, it can be your dad, and some cases it could be your ankle. Your grandfather, your your mother that can help you financially in other cases, you have a relationship with a corporation. They believe you they believe in the sport, they make an investment or could be a car owner. That says, you know, what I've got I have a sponsor I want you to drive my car can happen. Anyway, so talent openly wins out, you know, money will provide an opportunity, but. You bring in money provides that opportunity, it doesn't it doesn't guarantee. Success? You take a guy like tolerate that came in that helped provide funding. There's many many drivers that are having success today that brought funding that are still capable drivers..

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"jeff burton" Discussed on Classic Races

Classic Races

01:57 min | 2 years ago

"jeff burton" Discussed on Classic Races

"Elliott Elliott had his hands full there for a handful of laughs after we went back onto the green flag. Now Elliot's broken free and clear of traffic, but he's not been able to break away from Jeff Burton his third place behind Elliott now, but the bam we've talked about all day Tony Stewart where is he he's fallen back to the seventh position Winston Kelly. Did they have? I don't think they've got a problem if we can get over here and get a quick comment from Greg. Fidel critique on the cock- wrecks atas time. Tony store today fallen back. The problem now. No, fresh tyres maker so much better. While again, you know, you get back and traffic. It's just it's a shame. You know, we had a great car. We didn't need to see that caution. We'll just keep willing away. Here. We get better every lap. Day down four situation. The Pontiacs don't quite have especially when back in traffic. That's the problem for Tony stores. Tony Stewart doing everything he can get back up there. And they're right. His car has gotten better on longer runs. But the longer run is not going to be there because they're only twenty seven laps to go. Again, the scramble from fourth place on backs over and turn to Jeff green had to fourth division. Michael Waltrip is beginning become a player in the top five on the veteran. Mike Walter tracking down fourth place. Jeff rain on. They work off the end of the back straightaway about two. As has worked out of the inside. Although they have to buy the car that hip like autumn about three or four car lakes behind the machine of Jeff green green guts traffic to deal with come back to the start finish line met. Kensit just ahead of him by a couple of Carlex further back your Sterling Marlin juuling with Tony Stewart at turn one trying to pick up the seventh position. Here's Marlin goes down lows. Marlin goes. Again, now thoroughly Moreland defender alongside of Tony Stewart Stewart slides up the race track..

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"jeff burton" Discussed on NASCAR on NBC

NASCAR on NBC

01:48 min | 3 years ago

"jeff burton" Discussed on NASCAR on NBC

"When i was a driver i felt it was my responsibility to go to the nascar traitor and give them my opinion about some issues whatever they happen to be they had to make the decision i didn't get the decision but i did have a voice and again i disagreed with them on several things but i knew they listened to me and so in hearing a lot of different opinions i think you come to better decisions so so councils have to be you'll drivers council the rta they have to be careful not to just speak with a singular voice they have to debate internally present ask or what they believe is correct but nascar needs to hear the debate right because through the debate a lot of stuff happens i mean that's hey do you think we've been better off in our country if we did that i mean for government actually did that generally yes i mean i know we talked about this last year with stage racing this was a really good example of how things he'd run better race in this disagree in discuss and argue and that's how good decisions get made so i just so i think the driver councils a really good idea i think rta is a really good idea but i also think that ultimately nascar has to make the decisions and they need to hear the debate because it's just important information that comes through a disagreement if they come to you and say all right all star race at south boston speedway jeff burton is the race promoter i'm in really okay on the record for doing this i'm the all right good enough although the earlier i would know what they allows doing.

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"jeff burton" Discussed on NASCAR on NBC

NASCAR on NBC

01:42 min | 3 years ago

"jeff burton" Discussed on NASCAR on NBC

"It is a debate that is had in in lol yes it abate that's had an officiating is more penalty ghana create less problems is more enforcement gonna create less problems we've had this conversation about marijuana some states have said you know what its legal because it's easier right we'll get the taxes we don't have to put people in jail you know that are they're selling drugs right we have states essay all no heck no marijuana should not be legal right it's it's the same debate is this really it is it's it's the same debate in some kind of a weird way what do you believe do you believe more rules more walls or less you know i think we can rest reasonable people can disagree it was a good bit it's good discussion next time will talk reason a serbian here we appreciate jeff burton for joining us always gleaning new information when he is pontificating on nascar no exception this time brought great insight into the house and wise of nascar inspection why he believes greeter deterrence is the end game and even tying and a parallel to the legalisation of marijuana that was fun discussion have with a guy who puts a lot of thought into his opinions and if you paying attention you might have heard some background noise including the voice of a small child no you weren't hearing things we tape this just before an episode nascar america that was being hosted by christa voter who had her fouryearold daughter intoe so if you're caught some of that it was emmys quals i podcast debut congrats to emmy sim debuts ahead on the nascar and nbc podcasts present by sdp we have several episodes that are in the can and rada role in the weeks ahead.

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