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Well our next guest -- -- -- Jimmy Johnson's role NASCAR with two race is weapon a season Tony Stewart is in second place in the case of the house.
And he joins us now for more -- North Carolina Tony welcome to the show.
Thank you for having us yeah you know IU EUK -- you've come all like gangbusters judge's -- in the last five or six races.
How did you turnaround.
I wish I knew because that I would make sure that we never get out of that string again bad.
It's been an awesome chase for us we we really didn't feel like we were -- starting into -- you know win for -- the first state -- -- is definitely changed -- mind for sure.
You know you know I remember back in the days when the bumper -- said you know these are talking about anyone but Jeff Gordon you know anyone -- Jeff.
I did not I don't that you get a sense that maybe fans are actually looking -- to someone especially someone like you.
Because you are seriously a fan favorite may be a new person.
-- that's the cop.
He had definitely I mean I think the fans know that it's probably not gonna be Jimmy Johnson's here this year bad he's -- an awesome five year on -- mean you can't.
Take away from what he's done these last five years and how how historic it is -- you know I think the fans know that it's gonna be somebody else and that's.
You know -- it it's been real apparent these last two weeks they're really pulling for and it's been that.
The -- orange fourteen -- -- -- red fourteen car recently so pretty excited about that.
Well speaking of cars.
You're going to be changing.
-- the coliseum car ahead in conjunction with they have program.
Or an effort by Coca-Cola tell us a little bit about it.
Yes pretty cool weekend there's and so the Coca-Cola family drivers this weekend that we're gonna have atop the roof -- our cars are going to be white.
And it's still do that helper present a program that Coca-Cola and and the worldwide wildlife founder partnering up with -- -- the projects called Arctic home.
And what it's about as to -- -- they're gonna try to race three million dollars to conserve the polar bear habitat so.
It's a pretty cool program -- -- first time in Coca -- history that they've ever changed.
The color of their opinions from from red so they're gonna be white canceled what red lettering this -- -- this -- during the holiday season and the cool thing is you know if you get a twelve pack of Coke.
Or twenty ounce bottles with white caps there's a promotional code and and you can help donate a dollar.
And Coca-Cola match every dollar -- is donated so it's a great great program.
You know like safety go to -- -- dot com you can read more about a bit Coca-Cola is really.
That's right up to to try to help these polar bears and it's it's going to be pretty historic coming -- -- Coke drinker all my life and you know it's to -- -- white -- and it's something that's going to be.
-- -- Tony Tracy -- there was room peonies this year races especially micro data points out what can you talk about how -- it is these days to get sponsorships.
A -- you guys to sign Quicken Loans Johnson -- Haas racing team.
How difficult was it to land that.
It's hard I mean it's a hard economic time obviously right now bad you know I think we're really really proud to.
Have have had Stewart Haas racing for three years now going to bring Quicken Loans on board and also to -- tornadoes and and now Monterey as companies that have never been a part of NASCAR.
And to bring him in under our banner in our company is something that as an organization were really really proud of so.
He knows a lot of time sponsors go from team to team but to.
To bring I would new partner mark that as something that's pretty exciting course for them.
Tony not only has the economy you know made -- more difficult obviously to bring in sponsors but.
Maybe that image of bracing you know a lot of people still talking about this the lib Democrats who kind of data -- cal bush in fact we've got video of it.
We want to show it to the audience for people who might not have seen about.
As we're watching -- right now.
It was a deliberate deliberate crash and of course you know that this is a very dangerous sport people people -- -- this sport.
What do you make of this when you see something like that.
Well it was under caution and they -- running at speeds so you know it's still.
Fast enough to terror the race cars for sure about you know it wasn't.
It wasn't at full speed men you know that's why we have NASCAR's sanctioning body you know they're they're really good at knowing what to do -- and how to handle the situations and and they made a decision.
You know as far as what the remainder of his weekend was going to be after that and that.
You know we've we we appreciate the fact that we have a sanctioning body that is able to sit down and evaluate the situation and then go from there.
Well NASCAR's pretty good -- pretty good everybody's written for you and this is also great cause you're involved and -- like Tony -- would appreciate it.
Thank you guys -- appreciate you.
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