21 Burst results for "Road America"
"road america" Discussed on WGR 550 Sports Radio
"The maximum pain relief 500, now back to Mike Bagley. That's how it sounded Sunday evening on the Motor Racing network is Martin Truex Jr picked up his third Martinsville winning in his last four Martinsville starts, including his second win of 2021 R. Kim Kun caught up with Martin prior to last weekend's race at Martinsville. I think at the end of the aerial probably say Bristol was probably one of the top changes you enjoyed to the schedule because we've hot well, we had a couple and then we talk Has some ward look forward to in terms of additions and kind of edits to the 2021 circuit. So which, obviously Bristol you ran well, but looking forward at some of the other things we get to experience this year that we have it on the cup side. What's your next one that you're really excited about? I think, you know, just learning the new road courses that we haven't been, too yet. You know, Koda's way. We did tire test out a coda. That was that was really unique, different tracks very different course. Stand anything we raced on. I think it's like, kind of like if you match together, Walking's glands to know most kind of what it is. It's It's got a little bit everything. So that's I thought was fun and that I think it's gonna be a good show, and I've never been to road America. You know, I I enjoy watching they're on. You know that the race is they that they have, and they're just learning those new courses is fun Road. America is historic Road course, and it's gonna be cool to go there and then, obviously, Indianapolis wrote, Words have no lapse there, either. So, um Think figure in those that are going to be fun. That's always a good challenge. So we saw you run the truck before Bristol. Any chance you might happen? Maybe in an extended a card to prep yourself for road America. Cota when we do is that those circuits I don't believe so. I don't think it's in the cards this year, so I think I'm done with trucks and Xfinity for the season. I got high. I got my one in each and go back to just focusing on the Cup series. We've gotta get through this season, but the next year we obviously have the next Gen car. How much have you thought or started to prepare for that? Or is it like we got to get through 2021 1st. Yeah, I think you know for me and, um, you know for our team. I think it's you know, you got to get through this year. First. I know in the background that JGR they're working on the new car, everybody Thi rd. And that's way harder. They're all working on, you know, planning and figured out how that stuff's gonna look, and when you go inside the inside the actual 19 team that's 28 18 11. Whatever we're all focused on, you know the job at hand, which is, you know, how do we go in this championship this year, So there's All of it, everything going on, But we felt it on. You know what's closest to us right now. So we talked about the parody. And a lot of that Perry has been in a surprise. I mean, you had Michael McDowell when the 500 Christopher Bell when the road course I would actually throw in your Phoenix. One asses a kind of a surprise Only because it was your first win it Phoenix. Before the season started. It is someone I told you. You were gonna win in the first seven races. Which track would you organize? It would have been because I don't know that Phoenix would've been my guest for you. Yeah, that wouldn't have been my guess either I would have. I would have probably seen Atlanta or somewhere like that. And that actually, Atlanta's probably worse. We've run all year. So here for Yeah, I mean, it's zero. It's still I think it's still a big challenge with no practice and you know, going through that, and there's so many assumptions. You know, we go from last year to this year, and little things change with the rules, and it makes big impact on. You know your card. How you have to got to set up and sometimes, you know, um every week and asked James, How do you feel? He's like Well, you know, if if all of our you know, 100 assumptions are correct, we're going to be really good. Yeah, there's there's you know, as much technology as there is in the race teams with simulation all these different things. There's still a lot of human error that's about there's a lot of things you have to say. You know, Okay. I don't think this is actually gonna work. This president. Just this says it's gonna work and I don't really feel it. There's still a lot of there's still a lot of that going on, and I think you know no crackers kind of definitely mixes things up. Still human. It kind of makes it fun, though. It's like baseball. In my opinion, the air's make it interesting. Yeah, it's part of racing. You know you you know that's what you do like, um you know, we went to Phoenix this year. We're like, OK, what we've been doing there is not working we needed we needed, you know, Roll the dice Come up with a new set up, Try some new things, and you know it. Look if we went there last year and run third or fourth or fifth and only needed small tweaks. You know, we might have done that. But we're like, you know, we were not very good last time. So we kind of went all in and on. Sometimes those things pay off. So yeah, that was that was good that it happened, But you just never know really. It's rare to see teammates get into it on track. You know, we've got breakfast last. You and Joey Logano. It seems like every other week Casely, you and Denise far does it make you more frustrated when an on track incident happens with a teammate versus Competitors from a completely different organization. Like where does it stack up versus if you were to get into it with me from 100 car? I think it just depends on your relationship. And, you know, really, I think as a driver, all you ever expect is for you guys to race. You know what your race then you know on that's really what you expect out of it and you know, so it's really different. I think for every individual it's different for every team, how they work together and things like that. Um, you know, it just depends on those relationships. All right, well, we're almost a quarter way through the season. So I want to get your early predictions which four teams make it to the championship race, and we'll say you're one of them, but you're not allowed to pick Any of your other teammates. So who are the other three guys? You're going up? For the hardware for when we get to see next at the end of the year. Early predictions early predictions I'm going to say I'm gonna pick Larson. I think I think he's you know that. I think they're really strong. 100. Cars in general have been really strong and he's obviously you know, talented driver did all this race track, so I'm gonna go with him. Um I'm going to say It's a toss up. Probably go to 22, okay? And I think a surprise. I think that the other one might be a little bit of surprised. Okay, I'm gonna go with the 24 virus. All right. I like it. I think he's uh He's really I think their cars were really, really strong. And he's kind of turning it up a bit..
NASCAR Updates: Bristol, NextGen, Falling pit crew
"Oh man this week nascar on just on onslaught of information about upcoming things in the sport first. Up is the bristol dirt. Racy excited about this one. It's gonna feature heat races to determine the starting lineups you know like you're used to seeing at the local level check out the race on the dirt at bristol march twenty eighth three thirty pm eastern on fox next up our field sizes for the two thousand twenty one nascar xfinity series season. There will be thirty six cars for a race weekend if there is qualifying and forty cars when there is a rain out or it's not scheduled so for instance the thirty six car field will be in effect for daytona coda. Charlotte may race nashville. Indie road course road. America and the phoenix finale. The next gen nascar racecar got some love this week with some new information coming out. The new car is gonna make its on. Track debut fulltime and twenty twenty two a full year delayed due to covid the manufacturers of chevrolet toyota and ford have all submitted and passed their design reviews with nascar. We should start seeing those designs. This spring and testing will resume of this car at richmond on march sixteenth and seventeenth okay. Finally we've got some loose ends here. This one coming from the nascar rulebook and it says if a crew member behind pit wall is grabbing a tire loses their balance and puts a hand on pit road. That's not going to be a penalty this it was last year.
Xfinity Series Champion Austin Cindric
"On the final with us. Today is austin syndrich. Welcome back to the program of great. Thanks for having me all right. So twenty twenty. Xfinity series champion That's got a nice ring to it right. Yeah without a doubt. I mean you work in an entire year. Obviously this year's been been crazy and trustful for a lot of people and a lot of different ways and Obviously rise to the occasion on on on the right weekend is is is ideal but The the work put in all season. It definitely makes you gratifying. So i take us through this closing laps. What was going through your head. Obviously we had. We pulled away in the lead with older tires there and I thought that was the hard part and turned out You know caution with three to go Having to come in and put on tires and that we are at a pretty big deficit I think that was the right call to make but putting yourself by maple on on on the offense and Having having to make two laps and make it happen when a championship in the with with with our competition definitely wasn't gonna be easy and putting a three wide off at turn four to win the championship Was was pretty cool. I thought i thought we all wreck for for a moment there and Definitely definitely dramatic finish and Glad glad we had to earn it but Definitely go out. It will all work out. What What did you do to celebrate. So yeah i've been trying to do the maximum obviously The different year As far as getting people together and enjoying things with that'd be with my guys do people shop or or or just my friends and family so That that part's obviously been a bit more of a challenge but Saturday night after the race. I can promise you. The the twenty two team had a great time and Major everybody got back to their rooms. Nice and safe but Otherwise it was it was. It was a fun night. looking forward to To enjoy during the season and coming back even harder and twenty twenty one. What are some of the things. That are a champion has to do during the week. Afterwards is it. Is it more than you expected. i think it's a lot of things that i wanna do myself It's it's. It's not things that that other people will put me up to as far as Like i said. I've had to be very creative in the last couple of days. Far as trying to figure out. Like i said what the maximum is that i can do to to to enjoy championship with with my team But also making sure i don't even turn you don't wanna championship every day and It's really difficult to do this in. Obviously we had the opportunity. Try new again next year but Trying to make sure that that. I don't miss anything almost anyone and I enjoy the moment obviously You're going to be kind of like the the face of the sport or the the face of the xfinity series for next year. What does it mean to be a champion and carry that flag. I think anyone who's watch watch series for the last couple of years. Watch me grow develop at the driver. Obviously i have my one one season in the truck series beforehand but that was it and As far as my career. So i've come a long way in a short amount of time and and i think Anyone who's watched those races that seeing that Has it's hopefully been able to create that. And as as seen this team really rally around me and in my development and obviously it's been a lot of fun to be able to do that and go on win races. And and then put ourselves in contention all year so it obviously Gives us more to look forward to. Obviously there's going to be great competition next year. I excited excited to see the full line. Up of drivers that We get to compete against and Looking forward to doing doing the most. We can't to make it back to phoenix and try and contempt for another championship now. Obviously every year. There's a big awards banquet at the end of the year this year. It's going to be a little different than can be more of a an awards show. I'm sure you're still looking forward to it because you're going to be honored. Their yeah i just want to get back all hours. Upset at other people's banquets watching other people talk. I want to do the talk. Our team to get the talking but It's it's obviously a challenge but No it's hopefully. Everyone can tune into that. I i got got wrapped up with with my obligations for that Just just yesterday actually so Looking forward to seeing that. It's also fun to to to to share that with with the other. Competitors are in shown creative while we were in nascar Production dairy and talk and talk to him about his race and and obviously Obviously chase elliott pretty pretty cool for the sport there and Obviously very well deserved for him and his family's well. We're on with xfinity series champion for twenty twenty austin syndrich and every year penske. Does this big olympic style kind of stuff with all their drivers and and and and crew members and stuff like that. This year was dodgeball How'd you do was it fun. It looked awesome while. I'm gonna brag on myself here for a minute because In p when. I was in middle. School and high school dodgeball was my thing. Okay i i don't know why i i obviously love it but For whatever reason. I just have a knack for it so When when they decided they were going to dodge ball with all the penske drivers i was. I was pretty keen so the game. They go to penske social channels. They haven't shared up on there. But i was the last man standing for a very long time Got a lot of people. I got blaney out by far the most athletic driver on our team pretty. I got him out early in the game But yeah it's great fun it. It's it's so cool. Because we're such a diverse group of drivers. As far as the different race series and and you know different nationalities and obviously we really different personalities. So that's always a really fun amick and I hope everyone enjoys that kind of stuff. I'm sure it's a big A team bonding kind of thing as well. Hey later today you've got a alive. Qna online. Are you are you nervous with some of the fans might ask you know. I don't think so Obviously we've got like said the life you and eight six six thirty on penske social channels on facebook and Looking forward to seeing the turnout we get for that. Because it'll be my crew chief. Brian wilson talking about Pretty much our season that race. Everything that's come down to it. Obviously brian i ever really greatly relationship and Look look forward to take jabs. Adam if i can't tonight what are some of the things are gonna be doing in the off season Both to relax and maybe even stay sharp for next year. Yeah i'm i'm still working on that. But i made a long list on the flight home from phoenix as far as things don't want to do and i i started to realize i'm probably not going to get everything done. I'd say top of that list is continue to work on my project car. I've got an eighteen ninety three volvo station wagon that i've been doing a Coyote swap was basically putting the the drive train. The the motor from a ford mustang. So go to five hundred horsepower. Engine in a in a ninety station wagon is has been no small feat. I've been working on this thing for for two years. Now doing all the work on myself so it's been really fun to to learn that Learn that side of things i. I think it's made me a better driver. And the obviously it's a it's a great pastime. Okay that's one of the most unique rebuilds. I think i've ever heard what's the goal for that. Car the goal is to be stupid or noxious. It's gonna race track. It's just it's just supposed to be loud stupid and fast. The car actually ways Significantly less than most most rijkaard's. It's actually smaller than you think being a station wagon. It's only twenty pounds. So a couple of hundred pounds lighter than most modern cars so nothing's gonna rip so Hopefully i get tight and have some fun with it so looking looking to make a pretty big debt absolutely now over the next year and a half or so. You've got a lot of things plan. Obviously going xfinity series racing next year. Defending that The championship and you're also going to have some cup series races Have they decided that your schedule yet. No it's definitely ongoing. Obviously gotta make sure things work logistically and and try and figure out the the right thing whether it be my development or having partners on the car but I'm excited for for that opportunity to to learn at the high level But i'd say if there is a race that i wanna do They're they're going cup racing at road. America on july fourth weekend is going to be amazing so I'm hoping that i can get to do that. One that one's definitely at the top of my list but Overall just just happy to happy to have that kind of an opportunity happy have the groundwork laid out for for for for my development over the next couple of years that's very challenging thing to to navigate in the sport especially the drivers so Looking forward to taking advantage of that opportunity and make the most of your drivers don't have the opportunity of knowing. Hey after next year. I'm going cup racing. They don't usually know that You still got to keep the eye on the ball for the community series. But i'm sure you're still excited about twenty twenty two. Yeah without a doubt to have that opportunity. Go race for the wood brothers in in in twenty twenty two. Obviously that's a that's a family. That has a huge legacy in the sport and The opportunity to to build on that legacy is something i definitely. Don't take lightly. I i love the history of the sport but also the the wood brothers eddie. Len modern john. Those guys who have been big supporters of mine Since since i've really come into nascar so excited to get to work with them here in the next couple the next couple of months after after twenty twenty one and Really really start the next chapter of my career with those guys so Very grateful for that as an opportunity. But i really really focused on defending title. It'd be be great taylor to walk out the as two time champions but a lot of work that needs to be done in a lot of hard competition to the face before then all right for sure last question any plans for the rolex twenty four working on that man that's that's always grind. I mean that is that is a given so Definitely definitely doesn't hurt to in the off season In style like this but Yeah i i wanna i wanna do the rolex again This past year was actually the first year in in three years that i hadn't done it so actually spotted the race for one of the penske cars which being outside in the middle of the night for twenty four hours is enough motivation for for trying to find drive the next year. I don't know what is so I'm i'm excited to try and try and navigate that I want to win that race. Really bad that's that's that's where i've been really passionate about for a long time a lot of miles in a lot of hours in so Still still on the lookout for for the right combination and Hopefully hopefully things down before the holidays. All right. he is the twenty twenty extended series champion. Austin syndrich thanks as always for being on the final
"road america" Discussed on The Final Lap
"For america's troops and veterans at the race track. The gift that keeps giving with vet tix dot org helping helping manage the tickets for veterans <hes> i bought one hundred tickets for every race and then tracks started to jump in and donate another hundred hundred tickets and then it seems like the motivation that they have now with a free ticket to come to the race <hes> there obtaining pit passes from different sources courses in different connections and i bumped into a few of them you know with their sign their vet tix dot org sign wanting to picture and we re post things on on my social quite a bit to really just say thank you and that the program is there for them and i'm glad they're all enjoying it. It's it's really neat. There's some that are <hes> coming to raises for the first time and and then there's some that live in the regions close to the race to where they don't have a ton of travel costs and it's worked out crates. I can't thank the tracks enough other fans. I think new hampshire they opened up for race fans to donate tickets <hes> whereas most tracks <hes> <unk> through an another chunk of a hundred on them chevrolet they jumped in daytona july race and added fifty hot pit passes for the men and women and so each tracks had some fun with it and again again. It's like a gift that keeps giving all right. There's your latest edition of drivers saying what kurt busch is his name and man hats off to him. He is given tons of tickets away to the troops and veterans. That's awesome awesome. It's really cool and i've actually seen quite a few people on twitter talking about <hes> getting tickets through that so it's really cool to see him giving back to folks who have served in this country and it's a unique way of getting fans in the stands. A lot of fans are a lot of people <hes> probably may not have seen race before and you might as well check it out for free right yeah oh definitely and that that definitely opens up the is to a lot of people who might not have been checking out before so that's anytime you can do that anytime you should a child the sport anytime you show somebody <hes> who hasn't been around it don't understand why people care about these cars go around in circles you see it in person. It's totally different. The nordia smell all the feeling the vibrations as the lady in talladega nights says the vibrations rations but yeah no. There's so so much <hes> involvement race we can you get the atmosphere of all the other people. The fans are the friendliest people you'll ever meet the midways awesome. There's so many cool things to take in a nascar race and any time you get somebody to experience that for the first time it's awesome real quick on the flip side though t._v. Ratings are seeing a resurgence. That's awesome. They really are and it has been awesome. Mm-hmm i mean last week was what a thirteen fourteen percent increase or something and the last week was a way seven eight percent increase in like that so it's been pretty good increases for the last couple of weeks hate to see a cup series off weekend right in the middle of their momentum but i know all right to happen like that though yeah exactly all right so cup series does have the weekend off but there's plenty of racing. You're not gonna miss it. At all. All kinds of road course action cups or <hes> xfinity series truck series both in action. We told you all about that. In the previous segment so <hes> checkered flag is flying on this show. This has been the final weekly catch us next week right here when we will recap the racing from the xfinity and truck series. He's road course action from this weekend and preview the lady in black the track too tough to tame darlington and all the different paint schemes and stories inbetween toby. Are you and i will chat next week. Yeah man we sure will it's going to be a fun time. This is going to be a fun road course weekend. Another final lap weekly is in the books the final laugh.
"road america" Discussed on The Final Lap
"Martin tricks junior denny hamlin. Joey logano is a huge massive thirty nine point back at the leader kyle busch yes and that's important because the playoff or the regular season winner gets a bunch of extra playoff points. <hes> starts playoffs so this is a very crucial battle here here. Is your bunch double. Shot road course action this weekend road america for the xfinity series and canadian tire motorsport park. That's in canada by the way for the truck series. That is awesome. It's always always a good race. There's usually a epic duel in the final. Turn there. I think we've seen maybe like four or five or six races or something there and all but i think one of them maybe had head some kind of crazy either. They've spun the leader out going into the final turn or they slamming each other down the the back or the front stretch to the finish line then. They got a huge hill to go up yeah. It's gonna be exciting for the xfinity series. They are going to be on the massive fourteen. Turn road course elkhart lake. Wisconsin is the location four point zero four eight miles basically <hes> when they take the start finish line. You can head out for lunch. <hes> take your time. Come on back and you'll still i'll be able to to hit the next lap yeah and if there's a caution lap you can do seven of whatever you were just doing. They're still making oh yeah. You can go up mow the lawn uh-huh and hanging out marshall breaks during a caution lap at road america. Take a nap all right so it's one hundred and eighty two point one six miles forty five laps stage one ends on lap ten stage to twenty five and the final stage with that checkered flag waving is <hes> lat forty five interesting interesting last five winners here. <hes> are pretty interesting bunch when you look at them. Burning gone back in two thousand fourteen front of the show. He's been here lots of times paul monari twenty fifteen. He's a wisconsin native isn't he. He is okay michael mcdowell twenty sixteen. That was a pretty cool win for him. I remember that <hes> jeremy clements in two thousand seventeen. How big of a story lori would that be this year. He's looking for a playoff berth. Still that'd be really cool and then just all guy or last year. He needs a win in a bad way. He's at a miserable season and that continued at bristol so if he he could get a win. I think he'd be pretty happy to check out all the action n._b._c. three thirty p._m. Eastern saturday is when you're gonna be watching that one then we got the truck series they get the prime spot where the cup series usually is on sunday and that's go down two p._m. Eastern on f s one canadian the entire motor sport park is i don't know why they leave off the s of that but okay <hes> that's one hundred and fifty seven point three seven miles sixty four laps stage one ends ends on lap twenty stage to lap forty final stage ends on lap sixty four and i guess last last week or last year it was a double justin weekend. Justin haley took the checkered flag in that one. That's awesome. I didn't realize at the time i guess double justin weekend so oh by the way matt di benedetto is gonna gonna be driving. <hes> in the xfinity series race for joe gibbs racing. That's a good point in the eighteen car the aia canine car so that's <hes> been car. That's been a very talked about ride the season and he'll be in that one. I talked to him about that..
"road america" Discussed on The Final Lap
"It kind of knowing. We're getting all along rule stuff but no truck series same role for the cup series competitors. They are allowed five race per year and and of course they've updated the triple chuck challenge rules to get rid of that greg biff stipulation that ruin things this year where you have to have the person on the entry list before the posted so that s no longer thing you can now if you have somebody at the first race of it that wins that you can now put them in the next race even though they weren't on the official entry form to begin with. Let's go now with gregg. He goes out there. He wins the race and disappears again. Yeah he was pretty upset about the fact they wouldn't let them keep running for more money and i don't blame them on that because <hes> came out and got eh fifty thousand dollars bonus and look like <hes> things are setting up pretty well form. If you've gone to the next race that would have been hired thousand bonus and that one fifty but and they didn't let them do that so <hes> i see why he was all upset about that kind of felt like he's being disqualified for. Something that you know was kind of a technicality bogus. Seriously is bogus. <hes> what's the latest on some darlington throwback schemes. I know you're posting those like every five minutes yeah. It seems like it so <hes> the newest one's <hes> as of this recording co. Custer has unveiled a buckshot jones. <hes> throwback seem that's pretty cool <hes> the old aqua fresh number zero zero carson. That's really really cool <hes> buckshot. His name wasn't really buckshot but that's just i know all right. You takes on the nickname of buckshot shot. That's a good point <hes> so then there's also joy gays in the extended series race will be thrown back to the old tabasco fiasco. Remember that yeah so that's the cool <hes> kind of like reddish model theme that they had it <hes> the bud shootout that year in basco car yeah bradman his looks awesome too. That's that's the nineteen ninety-six <hes> rusty walls paint scheme with the cool yellow in <hes> red and blue splashes down the side and it's black and that's awesome michael michael mcdowell by the way as well. He's throwing back to <hes>. Jimmy means the alka-seltzer car <hes> from the eighties so that's gonna be pretty cool. There's a lot of these this year. That are really really awesome. The really well done really close if they have some sort of criteria like a decade or something they usually give them a suggested decade that the track track is celebrating so they hope people stay in that then the confines that but you don't have to doesn't sound like they are. I think this year is the early nineties so so <hes> some of them are and some of them aren't that's dope. That's dope. That's dope from the nineties. Oh okay. I see what you're doing there. That's that's cool. I used. I used to be a d._j. Back in the ninety s on a hip hop radio station. Yeah dude that's right. I don't think we said dude really <hes> cup. Series driver point standings <hes>. We got a a lot less time right. Now is to five to one kevin harvick..
"road america" Discussed on The Final Lap
"You're only as good as the people around you have always said that huge believer in that and that's what shows for sure for sure ron with matt benedetto a couple more more questions for you <hes> looking ahead at the rest of the schedule for the season any tracks catch your eye that you might have the best chance at yeah i mean i really wanna be minnesota weekend because that was a big one way at circled off and to try and sneak in the playoffs here before the cut off so that was another big disappointment but <hes> aside from that i would say darlington coming up is <hes> you know better track so the ones we have to seem to circle off <hes> where we can make a bigger bigger difference at as a team are the ones <hes> you know this year were having a let off the gas and and use the brake pedal and you know try with my feet is basically how i say we as a team could make a bigger difference with what we have and run better so <hes> the tracks with the five fifty horsepower the bigger racetracks <hes> anyway at this high downforce package is made it harder on us. <hes> you know some of the mile has such broad darlington is worn out enough to where we will have some of that off trauma time and we will be the handling and stuff to come into play where <hes> we you know we could have a shot there. Hopefully <hes> of course the roble his great one 'cause you're definitely driving with your feet there and then yeah and then martinsville another good one but you know the main priority right now is darlington. I'd love to sneak our way into the <hes> the playoffs and he missed that shot this weekend but <hes> those so basically the ones where we get to drive their feet up gas our strong suit the ones it's <hes> you know during your wide open all the way around and i had it makes it tougher for your driving ability and your team's ability to really show what we have and you're not taking this this weekend off either right yeah exactly we gonna be fun being road courses and driving with your feet get see right to drive the eighteen canine supra or or <hes> purdue gibbs racing which is gonna cost them road america's one of my favorite racetracks i've ever been to in my entire life so they just recently asked me if i'd be able to to hop in in and filling and drive that thing and of course you know before they even finish their sentence. I said yes so that's a really good way to spend my mouth. We can do to raise take place there. You go absolutely well. I'm i'm sure that you opened a lot of is this past weekend. <hes> you definitely <hes> made a an even bigger name for yourself and i really appreciate shaped you taking the time here on the final lap and good luck this weekend and of course at darlington matt to benedetto. Thanks very much for being on the program. Absolutely thanks for having me like us at at facebook dot com slash the final lap final weekly getting you ready for this weekend's race. Welcome back to.
"road america" Discussed on The Final Lap
"And that was that was big for our race team and for those guys and so that's the kind of person that dinnie is san. Juan went up there to victory lane. That's the memory that all feel remember the rest of my life and he's somebody i have so much respect for i went up there and talk to him and in you could just tell how <hes> you know how emotional he was too because he was the rooting for me at the same time as racing that was that was crazy. He's just a neat situation and <hes> you know i saw when he was almost apologizing for winning and i'm like dude you on the race you had to a of the <hes> it's awesome and and <hes> you know so i just told him you know how appreciative i am for everything he's done and it was just really really kind words for for me and i was really cool and and emotional and that's just <hes> you know an interview to talk so much about us than me and i'm like hey man. He won the race either the what kind of a selfless person he said as much on t._v. I mean he of all people beat. He didn't wanna have to beat you so it's <hes> it's really a genuine anyone moment for both of you guys. Did you feel the collective. Just everybody rooting for you. I think even media members were rooting for you. The fans fans in the stands on t._v. I mean it was just i mean. Everybody wanted you to win yeah. That was what that was. What was so we most you know about it. All was that <hes> obviously it was a tough week. <hes> you know getting the news. I won't be able to return to a really tough on me my family and my wife yeah but you know that <hes> and you know nothing of the team's doing about levinas wife sharon are such good people as loved working with our team and i think they've loved working with me as well but <hes> just because of the circumstances you know financially <hes>. It's the reason nothing nothing more that so. They're great. The people on the opportunities been amazing but <hes> yeah so when that all happened yeah. It was a tough week but i went out there and we just you know being the whole team. Everybody just dug deep pit crew. Were i mean holy. Cow kick butt the whole weekend. It was amazing <hes> but i <hes> yeah we just dug deep and did our normal thing went out there and perform and that's what made it so cool cool is i think everyone just embraced in the story and the support afterwards is what kind of broke me down you know. I was trying to hold it together because the interesting tougher week <hes> but everybody just screaming for us to notice see and feel how many people were pulling for us is where i couldn't even hardly talk and get words out. That's where the emotion came from. You almost called your shot in the driver. Introductions you know you're wearing the boxing gloves and the cape and everything. I mean that that set the stage for the evening. I think it was <hes> you know getting stuff week. I was like man that driver intros and i think the the rocky thing would be perfect to underdog story and it's <hes> you know it's good. I like i like to have more meaning than just coming out to a song and so i was like all right this is <hes> this is perfect so came out the story and then finishing the night off that really you know we're really captured the story not insurance fun and it was cool. People enjoyed that all right. I'm gonna throw some stats achy achie- you lead the daytona five hundred just <hes> let a bunch of laps at bristol. You even lead talladega this year. You have an eleven point seven average finish finishing in the last nine nine races. That's a quarter of the season <hes> in my best seinfeld voice. One is a guy i have to do. That's it. That's the performance. This is been cool. It's been everybody just working together really well. We've all mashed <hes> and and <hes> it's it's all the the team you know wheels mike wheeler macaroni cheese pizza he's done. It's such a good job at the shop because we're a standalone team. You know or not <hes> you know. We don't have all the information from joe gibbs racing. They have to take the race cars that we get and in <hes> you don't make the make the most of.
"road america" Discussed on The Final Lap
"As well <hes> but you start looking at stewart haas racing as a whole and there's no guarantee that clinton warriors coming back next season. There's no guarantee that daniel suarez is coming back next season season and for that matter even though it's expected it doesn't look like erica and we're all assigned just yet either so three seats there that could overturn eszterhas racing. I don't think all three will will but that is. That's deficit interesting things to look at matt benedetto. I mean matt has definitely opened some is i would think he was opening is before but man the performance last last week has got to do wonders for his resume more yeah then you group them with all the rest of his <hes> finishes lately you look at the last night and races. He had an average finish of eleven point seven. That's a third or a fourth of the season right. There <hes> an average french levin point seven. That's getting it done especially for a team. That is <hes> you know still underfunded. Even though the the new alliance jogos racing they're they're chassis they can only afford to have one generation further back so they're not the newest latest greatest stuff <hes> so they're still very competitive but not quite as competitive as they could be any still doing. This kind of stuff had in second place finishes bristol. <hes> top ten's on top fives at road courses. This is <hes> and even new hampshire finished top five so he's getting it done with the agony should be opening is for sure not to mention. He is the nicest coolest guy that you'll ever talk to as well as the emotion of the night he gets out of the car and still does knocks the interview out of the park for tv yeah and it would've been very easy because the contact with ryan newman for him to get out there and just be seething at ryan newman and newman on the bus for but he didn't do that and he said yeah we may contact the the car got a little tired after that but he didn't say ryan newman costing us race and i think that gains him a lot of respect as well going forward that he didn't act like a crybaby after race <hes> he he battled hard ford on long. He didn't just let hamlin go either so he pretty much checked off all the boxes you wanna see out of a guy <hes> if you're wanting to to to sign him to your team pure and absolute heart when it comes to racing he is a racer. Let's get a good victory lane. Now like we mentioned <hes> like a half hour ago denny hamlin fourth win of the season second career win at bristol here he is speaking words allowed this racist special just in general i mean <hes> you see how many people were in the stands today tonight and you just saw the atmosphere really when i got here on friday. It was just it was electric. I mean you could it. Just tell this this weekend is is big and i you know i definitely got at least two or three texts for my crew chief saying you know this one's really important to me. So are you know so encouraged me to not take one lap off. Bet i have a week off ahead of me and i can rest in so he was he. He was a whipping the horse <hes> for the entire week and so <hes> i i knew that i i definitely can say i did not take a lop off tonight. So it was great to be able to come back. Obviously from two laps down and obviously you have multiple wins now every short-track and then of course we've got any hamlin's saying that this win did not come easy. I knew that <hes> i definitely can say i did not take a lot off tonight so it was great to be able to come back obviously from two laps down and obviously you have multiple wins out every short-track so you know it used to be. I would say early my career. I can't wait to get to the short tracks but now just can't wait to get to a racetrack track in general <hes> weekend win. It doesn't matter if it's a row course or short-tracker superspy way or anywhere we just can win every single week and really the last two months. It's just been incredible that <hes> the adjustments we've made is the season gone on and just keep getting better as crew chief chris gebhardt on team in chemistry. Every great sports team is is always about chemistry in my opinion you know it's the ones and zeros are important the xs and os we're we're gonna call it but but in the end it comes.
"road america" Discussed on The Final Lap
"Awesome post race interview for tv and then he heads over to victory lane and and got some words from denny as well yeah real real class act on both their parts in fact any halen. I don't know i think this is part of the classiest thing he's ever done. This cup series career a lot of people don't like his attitude usually but <hes> he even admitted that he hasn't been the best person away from the track over his life but he's trying to turn over a new leaf and i think <hes> be he sounded very mature and very apologetic for winning almost he did he. He did seem like of all the people to be the he didn't wanna beat matt now especially on a week where matt vendetta was told that he won't be back in the ninety five car next season. <hes> the the the spotlight was on him. What can you do you know and then he goes out and and i practice was fourth or something second practice he faced the session and anything qualifying he was seventh or something and he had a really early draw so you shouldn't have been that far up but as oh how that cars got some speed and then once the race started he was up there all night long and got their lead for ninety three laps and and it's not the first weekend that he's done well. I mean he's he's finished top ten a bunch of times in the last what nine races are so. He's had five five top ten finishes and four top fives or something i mean it's been ridiculous definitely now. You've got your ear to the ground what what could be a possibility ability for matt next year when you look at the things that have opened up now. You've got the thirty eight car that david reagan was driving which is now vacated. That would be a possible avenue there. Um they've been in talks <hes> worcester racing technical lines for next year. Although it seems like those talks have stalled a little bit so you wonder if maybe they'll talk toyota and see if they get a joe gibbs racing using <hes> a technical alliance or something like that going forward. If that's the case i think that would be a slam dunk benedetto with his with toyota background <hes> and all that <hes> i yeah. I think that would be good for him. <hes> but then you also go fast racing number thirty two <hes> cars as well as talking about a a technical alliance for stewart haas racing <hes> the rumor there there isn't cole custer would come from the series of takeover coriolis joys ride that would leave the joy out of variety looking for a ride as well <hes> so that's for things really start to get interesting because the joya interesting prospect as well <hes> but you start looking at stewart haas racing as a whole and there's no guarantee that clinton warriors coming back next season. There's no guarantee that daniel suarez is coming back next season season and for that matter even though it's expected it doesn't look like erica and we're all assigned just yet either so three seats there that could overturn eszterhas racing. I don't think all three will will.
"road america" Discussed on WTMJ 620
"Well, yeah, it just had that feel to it. And then when the as I said, when the fog lifted we realized pretty quickly that we weren't where we thought we were, I'll take a quick break. More of your calls, Doug from Fonda, lack Hugh, from west Allis, favorite vacation spots in Wisconsin. That's an extra WTMJ. What's your favorite vacation spot? -sconsin. I read a list of travel Wisconsin on some of the locations. Let's hear what you have to say. Doug calling from fondling. Hey, Doug, and WTMJ. Right. My favorite place. Our family is the beach up at Green Bay, where you can still get most of the rights or twenty cents added rights. They have a lot of people aren't aware of that gave purchased Elvis Presley favorite roller coaster putt from the park in Memphis, you can ride zip and Pippin, which is old-fashioned, wouldn't roller coaster ride for a dollar, adding new rides new concession stand. And they probably have about if in rights, there, you can have it can speed are all day and spend less than twenty dollars and actually was on the list, and thanks for the call might my daughters, when they were little, they would visit their hands in Green Bay, and she always took them to, to that the attraction, and it's, it's a fun place. And, you know, the thing that he mentioned, that's, that's cool. Is it doesn't cost? A lot of money. That's a that's something that we can't say about a lot of these attractions. Let's go to Hugh calling from west Allis. Hey, he'll your on WTMJ. Say that you've ever in the Milwaukee area and kinda wanna sit around town wonderful wonderful church festival every weekend through September a wonderful thing to do every weekend. Yeah. In a lot of people don't thanks for the call of people. Don't know this. These are the principal fundraisers, for a lot of these places of worship. They need these dollars. And I, I don't go to as often as they used to got used to get invited to all when I was a mayor or alderman, but they're fun. And they have live music. And a lot of these things the beers flown. Of course, had gains for the kids and face painting on stuff. That is kind of a traditional Milwaukee thing on the ecm mortgage, talk, and text line. Somebody mentioned EA yes world's largest aviation convention. Here's one if you haven't done this go, go. Check it out road. America, Elkhart lake I was lucky enough. I have a friend who races for a living and he invited me up for for an event. It is unbelievable to see the way these guys dry. That, that course and it's, it's kind of a cool lay out. There's a lot of walking involves if you're somebody that has a problem with that, you might wanna think about that. But it's spectacular see these drivers in their elements in a very tight course laid out over. I don't know how long the courses but it's tremendous and that's a lot of fun. So that's, that's something that you, can you can do on an afternoon on a Saturday or Sunday and really enjoy if you love racing. Check out road America Elkhart lake let's go to Bill from west Allis. Hey, bill. Hey, thank you very much taking my call. Sure. Sitting in a there's a lot of stuff to doing Wisconsin. But if you're like me, a little bit older wiping item, married thirty years. I'm in my fifty go take a ride on the apple river introduce you can go with just two people. You can go at ten you can tell them all together, and it's really lazy and slow for about the first hour and then you get a little bit of rapid. It's the blood flowing and you got the music playing it's just a awesome great. I want to do that to sound that good. did you know you can rent a cabin right up the beach and you know you go rancher enter to the a that takes you over there and drops you off and and yeah it's just you just relax and have a few beverages as you're floating down and then all of a sudden things change in a little bit harry but hits only three feet of water and we dip a couple of times it's just a great time and for folks who don't know where is that exactly why it's west i live in milwaukee that's about four hours away little bit towards tobacco claire not that far but yeah it just grew you'll find it they have they have a different resorts up there and it's not expensive at all i think we spent about two hundred dollars and we had a you know it's like they'd played taking a trip down disneyworld it's just a great great family time or friends time if you get a bunch of friends together yeah great stuff thanks for the call bill thanks for listening as well somebody on the accurate mortgage talking touchline says the the timber rattlers baseball game in appleton into that stadium they do a great job lot of the local small All teams and we're gonna have a new one in Franklin. Coming up, June twenty-fourth is their home opener. The Franklin milkman my, my daughter who's worked for the Beloit snappers out in Beloit s-. I think they're AAA. I think there's still triple A baseball club. I other they've changed affiliations a couple of times. That's a, that's a great way to spend an afternoon. Minor league baseball, or professional baseball in the at the level of the milkman. I think they're in the same league as the same Paul saints. If you've never been to one of those games, first of all family, friendly. They make it really inexpensive. Your entitle tire group to the game hotdog specials all kinds of deals for your whole family would spend as much as you would spend it like the same Miller park for brewers gave nothing. I'm saying that's not a lot of fun as well. Brewers doing. Do a great job. We're lucky in Wisconsin. We have great sports franchises bucks. Brewers. Admirals Packers of the up at Lambeau on Saturday night for the McCartney concert, I think we're lucky. It's why we're tourism stay in the kind of tied into what was one of my four ten topics. That's why roads matter the I gotta get to these places and good roses how we do that. Hey quickly, Steve. Where's your go to place in Wisconsin? My go to place for fun in Wisconsin yet. I said it before, lambofield this place. I see the Packers play there. I've seen concerts there saw Billy Joel last year. We'll see McCartney Saturday. That's kind of my thing, what's your favorite place to Wisconsin. Dells. Noah's ark a lot of memories. But I once you and I told you this before the show, the kids going back in the caves up in the apostle islands. That's my dreams that's on my list of places to go. It's a ways up there, but it's worth he real quick. We got a text from a on the academic. It's talking textile in the track at Elkhart, lake four America, four point zero four eight miles, considered one of the top tracks in the world. Mario Andretti's favorite track. How about that? So lots of fun things to do. You know what the weather's year? Finally, let's start enjoying that stuff. Biggest issues biggest stories the biggest form or talking on what matters about. They just stick a mistake now live the antics.
"road america" Discussed on Radio Free Nashville
"And fundraising can be accomplished a fairly solitaire. And book for post road, America. Just a couple of quick stories. I wanna share within then I'll pick up your phone calls. The actually we've got another hour and a half. I'll get to these at the top of the next hour. So we only have a half hour. Oh, that's right. I'm looking at a clock that hasn't been daylight savings adjusted. So anyhow, okay, very quickly. The Trump administration is planning on using Facebook and Twitter to spy on people who are collecting federal disability payments, honest to God ten million people get social security disability payments, and the Trump administration has decided they don't want to pay for this anymore. So if you're on disability. And on your Facebook page. You have posted pictures of yourself doing something let's say that you're claiming that your back is bad and on Facebook. You got a picture yourself, you know, mountain biking or something they're going to take that picture and deny your claim. Now, a lot of say, you're you know, you're in terrible chronic pain, but hey, you can smile long enough for the camera that smile may cost you your social security, the Trump administration honest to God is going after Facebook and Twitter to to try to deny people their social security benefits and their disability benefits in Arizona. The Republicans in the state house want to the the people of Arizona by two to one margin. Two thirds of the people in Arizona voted to raise the minimum wage to twelve dollars an hour next year. Two thirds of the people in Arizona voted for the ballot initiative the legislature now is saying, oh, well, the people the Republicans who control the legislature. Oh, the people didn't really mean that anybody at twenty two year years any buddy younger than twenty two only get seven dollars twenty five cents an hour. That's what's right that legislations right now before the house of representatives and the National Rifle Association is attacked Alexandria, Cossio Cortez, quote, a self absorbed. Socialist, darling. Her right brilliant. Stephen Lexington park Maryland as Steve what's up? Tom. Thank you for having me one thing you, and I share the same birthday thought, you might wanna know that. Okay. And donated enough money to free speech TV as I always do to get your book about the second amendment. So I'll be waiting for two to that. Now what I caught up about it to to two topics. I think I might have spoken to you about this before I do believe in changes, the changes that that the Democratic Party would like to see, but I'm in the camp that says you should take it slow free. Instance, I with the elementary school teacher for thirty one years, and we got a brand new young print principal after fifteen years working with one principal and this principle wanted to make major changes very fast, and we on on the advisory committee said, no, let's make the changes slow. We go with your team slow principal decided to make the changes real fast and the school winning basically for a couple of years one to eight depression because it was not a nice place to work. So I say if you wanna make changes, let's go about. It's slow. Let people get used to the changes before you make the next change fast. I think that what we should be talking about is what is the appropriate time period, Pete Buddha. Check yesterday made the bay in. The town hall was CNN on Medicare for all made the point that the way to back into that is to simply give everybody the public option tomorrow morning. So anybody who wants to buy into Medicare can? And then at the, you know at actual cost at market cost which will be twenty percent below what insurance companies charge because they're allowed by law to skim twenty percents off the top for stockholder dividends and profits and CEO salaries and things and so over time over a period of relatively short period of time. I would think most people are going to end up buying Medicare because it's more comprehensive is less expensive Bernie when he originally proposed. It said let's just dropped the eligibility age by ten years every year or by decade every year, and that way, the Medicare organization can grow, you know, year by. Year large enough to encompass these new people those faster slow St. that's just you know, what's the appropriate speed with which do we do things. And I don't I don't think I disagree with you on that. Okay. Also, one laughing last hour, I heard the word automation and that right away in my head. I remember when I when we were kids because we're about the same. We're around the same age it with the twilight zone episode where Richard deacon on. If you remember him from the Dick Van Dyke show. He was the boss of a organization, and they were they were quickly replaced in all the workers with rope robot. And then the story and everybody complained then the story to show ended showing Richard deacon in a bar. He was fired because a robot took his management, boss, right? But what I'm saying is eight automation. That's fine. But you bet but management better watch out for their job. Yeah. You're right. AI can replace white collar jobs pry perhaps faster than than mechanical automating can replace blue collar jobs. Steve great points. Mike in mill Bridgman. Hey, mike. What's up? How you doing? They call for his. I'm just wondering. It's my mind isn't working properly or. People know that the Republican party is actually a tool of the corporations and the rich. They're only there to house legislation for the corporations and rich. And that's all is there for I think about you know, solidly forty percent thirty to forty percent of Americans those people who either are members of the Democratic Party identifies. Democrats know that and no well you heard me play the the Harry Truman clip from nineteen forty eight. I mean, it sounds like this hasn't been known. And that was during my grandparents time that was and so it's not a secret. It's not a secret. It's just it's just a secret. If you're watching Fox News, but of course, Fox News is owned by billionaire Rupert Murdoch. So he's not going to be talking about rich people. All right. Well, they have grown up to keep at least thirty two percent of the people in this country voting for Republicans because they gerrymander voters. Depression. Hysterical about HR one the power to the people act that was passed out of the house representatives. Mitch McConnell is now saying to lead to massive voter fraud. Why because because it allows people to vote. It's just it's just crazy Mike, I gotta move along. But thank you, Chris in Oakland, California. Listen AM nine ten. Hey, chris. What's up? Good morning. Charles dyke to offer my opinion on your questions from the first hour. Sure. And I I don't believe any one thing. And I don't I mean that's causing people to follow Trump. Exactly. Yes. Exactly. Yes. Thank you. I in in in that case at this point. I believe that's willfully ignorant. But I think it also I think there's a combined a number of factors. I think I think dogma plays into a large part of it. And I think there's a degree of schadenfreude as well. These people they show themselves be pretty nasty and spiteful in. I think it's it's a lot of things which I think is even more scary because it's more broad ranging in city as to the extent that they might be delighting in the pain of others. I'm guessing that they're delighting in the pain of others who are in their minds the other different from the cases diminishing returns near point near case. But I'd like to make one point before I go I want to remind what to say something to all listeners into everyone in us. Well, I don't want anyone ever. Don't anyone ever. Let you tell you. The Blue Wave was about wishful taking for me in two thousand eighteen as it is. It will be in two thousand twenty and going forward. The Blue Wave is not which is a battlecry. Yeah, you're Rowley. Right. And and I I just urge everyone. I don't care what you hear on the news. Okay. A poll say, you know, an hour before election closes you've participation. Ceiling. You're you're tagging year it line. But it's so true. I wish you the very best that I hope I hope for the best girl of us. Thanks, chris. Very very. Yep. Very well said thank you Vincent in Carson city, Nevada. Hey, vincent. What's up? Yeah. It's a question of Trump voters stupider ignorant. I've maintained for years that there's one conspiracy that I believe in. I'm not a conspiracy nut but one I do is that in the late sixties early seventies. The dumbing down of America started happening which allowed Ronald Reagan. We just went from done to dumber to done this from Reagan to GW Trump while it was sort of a two step process in one thousand nine hundred seventy six the supreme court struck down one hundred years of campaign finance legislation and in particular struck down a bunch of reforms that were passed in seventy four after the Nixon scandals with a decision called Buckley versus Vallejo in which they said that if a billionaire wants to own a politician or wants to carpet bomb a community with television advertising on behalf of a politician or a ballot initiative or whatever that they may. Do that without limit. Because the money is the same thing as speech, and so it's protected by the first amendment two years later in a decision called, I Bank versus Belotti. They extended that from billionaires to corporations as well. So in seventy six seventy eight basically, the supreme court handed our political system over to those with the most money, and then Reagan came along and an eighty seven stop the fairness doctrine blew up the fairness doctrine which required stations when they air. Editorials. They're on the station that they air a ballast point of view. Somebody who's got the opposite point of view. And they all Senate also required radio television stations to actually have news as a way of maintaining their their their licenses and.
"road america" Discussed on WTVN
"Last chance for Asia beebee. She's a Christian woman in Pakistan who has been sentenced to death. Her fate still hangs in the air. She was sentenced to death by hanging in two thousand ten here's crime. It was a hot day. She was thirsty. She was overworked, and she drank from the same water container as some Islam IQ women that she was working with they demanded that she convert to Islam right away. Then said, she insulted Mohammed the Muslim prophet. She denied ever having done. So she just wanted a drink of water. From a water container. That's it. But even if she did insult what what insult would be bad enough to warrant death by hanging. How in twenty eighteen while we are marching for women's rights? Is it still okay for a country to have anti-blasphemy laws that carry automatic death sentences women that can't drive women that can't go out of their house? Why is nobody paying attention to this? And now laws that are widely backed by millions of people. This is not a radical idea. If you won't convert you die. Monday was supposed to be the last chance Beebe had to appeal her death sentence. But it was delayed. Her lawyers spoke with journalist. I'm one hundred percent. Sure, she's going to be acquitted. She has a very good case. But even if she succeeds she's going to remain in prison for years. Her lawyer himself is now in grave danger simply because he defended her he now has to have round the clock security at his house. He said I've lost my health. I'm a high blood pressure patient. My privacy is totally gone. You have to be in hiding, but everyone knows who I am. And they look at this house, and they know this is the home of a person who can be killed at any time by a pack of angry mullah's. He also has watched others who tried to defend BB gun murdered. The intolerance. The intolerance of Pakistan. Are we on this road America? Where there is doubt. There is freedom. It's barbaric, what is happening all around. But you're not going to hear this on college campuses. You won't see it reported on any mainstream network. You won't read about it in the New York Times because religious liberties do not apply apparently to Christians because a woman is being sentenced to death for being a Christian. No one pays attention. And by a government. By government by some radical faction. But by a government, how long are we going to skirt around these dangerous ideas without calling them out? No, I'm sorry. They're not equal how long feminist and social Justice types going to scream about man's planning yet remained silent on atrocities like those that are happening throughout the world in the name of a certain religion. Forgive me. I'm not sure if I should say it, but it is about Islam. In many places, the cost of misspeaking is too high. Currently today, it is a high price, but not the ultimate price yet. It's Wednesday October tenth. You're listening to the Glenn Beck program. I want to thank the stetzer. He is he's a guy that we had booked last hour. I kind of went in a different direction. But it it fits right in to what we have been talking about today. I.
"road america" Discussed on 1170 The Answer
"If it's got a carburetor or fuel injection STAN is the man you need to take a run over there you can get your fuel mileage back he's got enough parts and pieces that? He should have no issues in your vehicle back up and running if that's necessary or. If you need to pass. Smog can you can't smog it but he could definitely. Fix all the parts and pieces necessary to get. You smog legal so. Check, these guys out Righty now we've got A little bit. Of motor sport news I guess the most important thing we should talk about going right out of the, box is? Robert, Wickens Robert Wickens yeah IndyCar driver. Huge spin out kit the catch fence. Hit. The safer barrier Rolled right up over the I mean it was just one of those wrong place wrong time yeah nothing, he could? Do, to get out of the situation. That he found himself in and it You know it's one of those also. Nobody nobody's fault no no no no it. Wasn't it wasn't that thing? But he knows, reysen deal got. Taken away to hospital, we didn't know if, he was going to. Be okay, or not and you. Know the. Miracle is he's alive how. Old is he twenties so he'll he's he's a rookie. He's gonna bounce back, but he took a he, took a heck, I mean he's got, back issues he had he. Was on a, ventilator, they're broken legs from what I heard a broken arm and so you know his whole body was involved but he's off he's off the ventilator he's talking. To his, family so you know he's he's my only concern is. They're, not saying a lot about his spinal cord injury that it looks like he may have suffered What did you have to wait and see yeah Did you? Know you watch it on TV who was it it was Amrullah now he just got his NASCAR up in the air and came back. Down again and hit the ground and fractured? Vertebrae And you still think about that I mean because when you look at the accident it was like No big, deal vertebra compress Did you ever see? The accident with. Michael Waltrip now it. Was I think it was I'm going to guess all you people, don't be ragging on me but I. Think it was Kentucky speedway were there was a like an entrance gate in the, middle of the back stretch And he hit that and it was it was either partially, open and he was doing had to. Be doing eighty nine miles an hour and a car came to a complete stop Walked away and Waltrip six foot I mean he's no little guy in fact that's where they came up with the idea put Iraq Put a hatch. On the, roof of the car to get people out, of yeah Well the, best. News is that even though the car was pulverized literally pulverized wiccans. You know survived and it. Says a lot about safety technology in the racing industry so that's. The good news so we'll just have, to stay tuned. And see how he's doing but. The IndyCar community's really behind him obviously has hats I tried to find. A hat I, wanna to get one figured the money's going towards his towards. Him one other thing the extent of the spinal cord injury he suffered remains indeterminate whenever. That means means they probably haven't been able to figure out exactly what. It is they did stick titanium rods and screws were successfully put in his spine so that's probably to keep. It For moving Future treatment for wiccans includes more corrective surgery rehabilitation So that's pretty much where they're at on that and that was It's a horrific accident is part of racing yeah I don't know what they. Could, do any different that. Would. Have eliminated that problem his feet oh feet always. Get it yeah Know they try. To, keep that foot box. Intact Particular situation, you know it just didn't it didn't work out so. We'll have. To just wait and see on that so yeah and and then speaking of a little more crazy, news feed, anybody watching extended race at road America Bill Elliott at the tender age of sixty two decides he's going to go. Out there and shake it up with the boys Well, it didn't turn out as nice as he was hoping is basic comments were that he hit everything but the lottery He ended, people expiring out I, gotta tell you. You know I like it it just, is, he gonna. Get told no thanks back pretty. Much, banged up the, car yeah but you know Bill Eliot had an, eventful day at road America but it was still mission accomplished for what he wanted to do in climbing back behind. The wheel at sixty two Just to, see, how a. Race car has changed over the. Years, because he that, would be awesome interview to see what he thought, Elliott finished twentieth which isn't bad I mean you know he could've finished last he did spin out a few times He did smash the, nose in our earlier incident, and then, he ran into the back, of somebody then, with, seven laps to go Elliot spun, and ended up in, the. Bushes he started the day. Twenty-third and through pitstop cycles different strategies he got his highest seventh well which is, not, a bad you know I don't think he says and he says well I feel, like I hit everything but the lottery coordinator Elliott it was a great day I'd like to thank expanded and all the guys that I am connect and Maui Gallagher GSM racing team owner. For everything they've did. For me, today because, here's the deal his. Son was supposed to drive the car Oh and his son said hey My, dad. Drive it they said oh okay so and he felt like that he needed more through turn nine and ten and the carousel. To carry any speed through there I just felt like, I, gave, up too much well bad. Five six or seven and eight he. Got a little bit free down elaborate all. In all is a good day enjoyed it wrote America was Elliott's first race in twenty, twelve in his. First series races two thousand seven, ask if you'd. Be, back again Elliott said, doubtful This was. A lot of fun good time, had by all Yeah and he said these, guys are. Serious racers I mean all these kids are really really good I felt like I held my own pretty good for when I'm. At in my career and what I was. Trying to do it's just hard. To put it all together Dude it's. Impossible? Well, plus, it sounds, like he didn't have. Any track time practice up or anything I think it rains, so, no. Wonder yeah and, so and so the winner. Of that, race was Justin algal Geyer, and he. Cheers kick butt and take names used the chrome horn he yeah he I mean he won by Jesus it was a summary. Dickey's like four seconds or it says yes He. Has second victory in three weeks to well you know right car right team yeah right he's racing for JR motor sports he was five. Point? Four, seconds, margin of, victory kit for him. And Justin marks and James Davidson James Davidson rookie would've won, that Algarve got up got up to him start. Sniffing on his. Tail Annan I'll Davidson? Just. Freaked out when into? That, so hot and you? Could, just tell this. Was this was not gonna work at all. But, hats off to Bill Elliott I get. It somebody handed me the steering wheel to, experience car I'd go to would I. Be competitive, no would I be good no would I. Love it yes, except, no regrets I have a real problem finishing, twenty, third oh, that would that's just. A, real. Problem but I guess I could. Outlive it well dirt, dude is supposed to call in he says. He's burning through his paperwork as. He speaks I was like Michelle Yeah yeah smoke in the mid night on l. work. Is, my life and he's. Out there trying. To knock it all. Out get all line of if. Not Britney her last day of summer yeah so everybody silent moment for Britain because she race last night and that's it for now, it's going to have to be. Under pressure because. Schools start giving you harder to get the car. Ready and everything. Those kids racing comes? First. Yep so she'll be? Burning, the midnight oil like? The, rest of us. Getting her she'll be grumpy all those kids. I, hate to be her kids tomorrow but. Then again she might be all bright eyed, bushy tailed yeah I hope she does. Like I, told her where her helmet to work yeah. That would be, awesome Well that'll set, the stage. Right, let's take a quick break hopefully dirt dude we'll call in right here. On, AM eleven seventy answer.
Trump's Trade War With China Is Officially Underway
"Breaking news center I'm Barry Nelson a fatal accident at road America it took place late Friday afternoon during practice, for racist, this. Weekend at the track for the. Milwaukee region sports car, club of America, majors key w QC TV in Iowa says contributor Jim, Victor was driving in his formula continental when he crashed, the race track tells them a medical helicopter transported him to a, hospital but he died from his injuries rusty Mellberg WTMJ news no serious, injuries from a house fire in O'Connell Milwaukee Saturday morning the western lakes fired district responding to the house on south concord road finding heavy smoke coming from the rear of the home to people, were inside, and were, awakened by smoke alarms going off and the out. Crews needed fifteen minutes to get, the, fire, under control Oh Wisconsin based child advocacy organization is. Worried an undercount of children in Wisconsin during the twenty twenty cents is could affect how. Much aid the, state received from the federal government. Kids forward executive director Ken Taylor says young kids and kids of color could be missed he adds the state receives nine billion dollars in federal funds focused mostly unhealth foster, care and, childcare. Every person not counted could cost. The state fifteen hundred, dollars each President, Trump's tariffs already having an effect on local businesses Harley, Davidson announcing it will take some production overseas to alleviate, the tariffs however according to political analysts Wayne young Quist, other businesses, may soon feel the pinch including the agriculture industry suggestion for the tariffs, on the conflict with other countries there is a considerable concerned about the effect of that on agriculture young quiz says the, relationship between farmers and Washington DC has been contentious since World War Two And Wisconsin. Senator Ron Johnson on face the nation this morning talking about the US economy and the possible impact trade tariffs may have. On, the growth outlook last, six quarters we've grown an average of seven point three, percent and that's just business investment that lays the foundation for future economic growth. And my concern about the trade wars and the terraces it puts. All that potentially at risk sports traffic and weather are next WTMJ news.
"road america" Discussed on WJOL Will County 1340
"And any in and out burger and then and then when you go to go to road america you got all kinds of good stuff there as well you know it just pretty special in their own way corner here called the sinkhole what goes along with the corvettes getting lost in the museum interesting call but it is literally seventy five foot drop very much like the look on the second quarter and just drops away you can't the payment where you're going and it just actually takes the car and pulls the car through there like just like you wanted to do gritted exciting off camera stuff for twenty four corners here it took me i was lost for about the first few minutes trying to memorize what the track is so it's really challenging fun place we're looking forward to get going here and just be mad at bernie well what's what's the strategy today who starting out for you bob one of our is very star drivers down here at ncnb tunnel lamps down here and then we'll be getting in the car next to last night i'll do the third stint today and tomorrow and then jeff are closer will be in for the last two hours so we're looking to do three stops with regards changes and that's what her strategies for you basically go two hours of peace bernie it's getting hot here already to up there he asked be ninety five humid it's crazy and then normally when it gets hot like this they shorten the driver stands but this is a championship so they're not changing anything so the guys plenty of water and drink miles and we've got the cool suits going yeah everybody's already drink a case of water say by the time you get in and start drinking water it's too late you need start that last yeah you we had i forgot the coffee this morning one right for water there you go by a lot of cars here deals with a lot of opportunities for passing there's a lot faster cars obviously so you gotta watch what's funny and wants to the game a special decals all the championship contenders so the the people that aren't involved know who's either behind her in front of you so hopefully be clean day.
Obama: Leaving Iran deal 'misguided'
"The selection is ridiculous decision to pull out of the nuclear agreement with iran is being called a mistake by some ap washington correspondent saga megani reports one of them former president barack obama whose administration negotiated the deal the iran deal was the obama administration's biggest foreign policy win the former president says withdrawing is misguided in part because iran is complying and the deal has worked the rolling back its nuclear program he says the withdrawal amounts to the us turning its back on its closest allies and risks roading america's credibility the number of women giving commencement speeches is up and as a piece oscar wells gabriel reports the metoo movement is a factor in that accompanies higher to land celebrity speakers for major colleges say that they have been flooded with requests for female speakers this graduation season so much so they say they are having trouble keeping up the schools are not specifically saying that this is because of the sexual misconduct scandal that has been rocking the nation but they note that students do help make the final selections and with me to going strong student groups are more likely to lean toward female speakers to impress alumni and helped recruit future students i'm oscar wells gabriel the head of japanese technology company softbank group says it'll sell its stake in indian e commerce company flip card to walmart softbank founder and ceo mass chaos she son didn't give any details in.
"road america" Discussed on WTMJ 620
"Shop we have a brand new victory lane with lcd screens we have seven jumbo screens throughout the property so you can also see what's going on track while you're sitting in turn five turn one turns seven and eight so you always have an idea of what's going on not just what comes over the pa but also the lcd screens the communications director at elkhart lake road america i love the course jon i think you know you think about the brick yard in some of the traditional ovals and racing even the milwaukee mile there's something so appealing to the road america tracking and i think your logo kind of describes the track how they are in the mesh together well that's kind of a microcosm of this beautiful slinky winding turning tracks that you've developed we're very proud of it you know we've been around since nineteen fifty five five racers the world over revere road america they love coming back we're excited that you hear the defending indycar champion just a new garden saying his favorite track to come back to you know nascar drivers who are up and coming chase elliott who was bill elliott's dad bill elliott raised the road america now chase looks forward to coming back and he's actually graduated to the nascar circuit so you have guys that have raised in xfinity nascar series that actually love wrote america so much that they wished they could kind of come back even though they graduated to the monster cup series now and there's so many different sorts of vehicles that race on the track it's not just open wheel racing motorcycles there's more of your stock car as you talked about before if i'm gonna pick a in event if i can only make a dorota america for one event this summer and i know all these look great but is there a signature event on the schedule this year while i'm biased because i've been in the industry they're all great events we have the most diverse schedule than any road course any racetrack in the us as well as so many other things to do i would say my favorite would probably have to be the weathertech international challenge brian redman presented by hawk because if you are an automotive enthusiasts to car enthusiasts you get to see these classic cars formula one cars from the nineties nascar cars from the early two thousands that are not just bought.
"road america" Discussed on The Final Lap
"You look at maybe fifteen years ago were her so there is a pretty big wave of of young drivers coming in our new rookie drivers at least and now it's you know there are starting to retire and there's a new way coming in and so it's kind of cluelessly i was kinda blended in the middle there yeah yeah i mean you started and now you're the veteran young driver set santa cool i like it totally so tell me about team jail for habitat i we've done a hell hundred different things with the joey logano foundation in um obviously there's something that probably the most passionate about of anything to do and to be able to give back his would you know what we're all call to do and when you have a platform like this is very special and the team lugano as a kind of like a fan club in away but it's every time we have a meeting with all the fans and everything we we we do something we either packed bags are for for certain shelters are certain kids that they need something in um you know a lot of different things that we've given a kids a second chance and that's what um you know it's all about and sought fun what is it what is the response from the kids when they see us see somebody like joe mcconnell show up there all different um you know a lot of times if some to have him wash race in who don't know wouldn't arm and others are going to see such a hard time um you know as we get older they kind of realize your situation some become very hard uh on what's going on in their life and um you kind of yet appeal backed layers to to really be able to touch them um and then understand like for them to understand what you're trying to tell them uh you know i think that.
"road america" Discussed on The Final Lap
"Impact on the sport joe gibbs a stop saying things like that are during the interviews with mike helms mustache she disappeared yeah that's true has gone we're we're doing some things here nascar i promise you you know we never even cover that we forgot there's a new nascar president while in what's funny about is obviously our listeners are in the same boat they were commenting a few weeks ago wherever having to make hilton right and just you know it kind of happened and were just now getting around a telling you about it yeah so heavy from the most asked you often anymore but i'm sure we'll find a way to work immanent tune episode at some point seventeen drivers of 140 racist kyle is now among them this is a six career when a bristol we're talking about how he and his brother really good here will now he surpasses his brother kurt freons at bristol most among alltime active mona alltime active drivers and it's the second one of the season but what men a three three wins in one week in carry that's crazy well come on the first two were pretty easy for him yeah we also one funniest search term they got somebody to our website this week two i i had to texas to you and i had to included in the show someone actually used the we you know and the backend of our website we could tell who gets they're using a search term and the phrase that we got like right after the race was quote does kyle busch have false teeth i love it idle i've ever thought of cal bush as a guy who has fake teeth or they really nice can thief i haven't really looked at them.
"road america" Discussed on News Talk 1130 WISN
"It will be here now it's time for rapid traffic there is no racing at road america this week as we had was lastly i love this of all well you he takes up all the days that i'm not here but that he's got all these other days off i be how how does that possibly work yeah he he manages to always knowing your well obviously have an heroic if he has his all the days off that i've off how can you still have extra days off that because he worked six days a week maiming is that what it is we'll all he does it know all of a sudden he doesn't know he i think he cata regrets that he made that comment on take it up these days that i uh your own dowie's though on that i mean maybe one or two of them he went from all those all to one or two a year southbound forehand as a jerry battered the show this morning yeah well then then uh the other guy did it thursday and wednesday he did a two days right well i it what i know i was i guess i should have said two days but the went on that was yeah i didn't see jerry here this morning sinous was jerry other days i do not know 43 southbound at well street a crash in the left lane and this has got things you think our station serves any purpose if we're just going to offer the same crap the get everywhere else no they're never has it my thanks the point i'm beyond there is a distinct difference here in fact now especially this is the only place to get yeah i mean that that is a good race wtmj deciding that they're going to put the mayor of all creek on talk at about how many cream puffs seek an affair you know they're there there's nothing left in this state you know.