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-- -- -- -- -- Three time NASCAR -- surge -- three time runner up.
And winner of the 1989 Daytona 500.
Top five finishers.
Top ten -- Completed an 809.
I want -- most popular driver award.
Without a debt of or from Caroline Yarborough or Allison and -- -- -- -- indicted.
That was enshrined in the NASCAR hall of fame.
And twenty trial -- there's he had a New York Times bestseller in autobiography -- W.
Lifetime going around in circles.
The -- Blondie for ready for a refi risk is run in 84 and forest and he's great on fox.
Iraq showed up there with Jill Simpson -- -- -- other people do and commentary.
Will do his new book is entitled Saunders will never be the same racing -- in.
And redemption my life and America's fastest sport.
General Walter please welcome -- -- from the part on good morning mr.
Good morning in and by the way on I know you want to bear this book but here's the best second euphoria was short know very little -- bigger -- get a hug it out with him like that are -- -- Maybe give it to -- I don't know but -- -- talkative on short notice analysis fox -- came up for bigger you know David -- Our -- you know he's a he's a big bigger fan -- -- in the than than than your guys sold editor and all elder assortment trying to assess part of you know as part of our deal if you go to the racetrack it's in their by -- souvenir rigs or -- trial version sponsors and so army fox.
Has her own souvenir -- with all the personalities you know -- and Larry.
-- -- and enormously popular with little -- -- -- -- -- -- it's a camera hidden in the track you know and egos around underneath -- tracked -- he'll actually created a cartoon series about bigger and he has a girlfriend -- There's a bunch of characters somebody's a lot like your show well Archie characters -- like an assault of Sunday -- lever the same as about one.
It's there is some stories.
It's kind of building up to the 2001 Daytona five -- on the early stories.
How I got in re seeing -- how I got to the cup series in some of the trials and tribulations don't want to their fight with NASCAR fight with some the drivers.
So there's a lot of -- leading into actual.
To -- the book -- -- say is -- 2001 Daytona 500 that's not what it's all about but there certainly was that was our first.
That was my first race.
To do -- operates a big -- as a commentator as a commentator so.
I'm -- I'm I'm nervous in on jittery on stay in and out there and the get -- dropped to flag on the Super Bowl for us I wanna watch and says amazing our government is rather -- it was a great if you want the best Daytona 500 tweet ever -- up to those last few feet to the race but.
There was a big -- you know they had a -- when we always are talking now we're gonna have a -- we did.
In -- comes down and in my brother of all people Michael.
Driving for dale earnhardt's.
In my and Michael and -- junior and -- senior are running first second and third.
Coming to take the white flag.
Well I'm Leon I have I was having a come apart why it's like -- last -- gal last lap and so.
So they take a white flag and I'm thinking they're -- Obama brother he's never won a race before has got to win the biggest race of the year well -- in bigger Trace ever.
And so Harry comes and he holds off DO junior in.
He makes it to the finish line and almost -- in -- -- you know 'cause brother -- -- not not a member and and so anyway and in dale got hooked.
Down in three and four got -- somebody got into this out of me aren't turned his car sideways anyone up to track.
And into the wall and not I didn't see it initially I was watching Michael on the non I was watching him come on I didn't see what happened and is -- we did to replay.
I get sick to my stomach.
-- as a driver.
You know the ones that hurt you in that was one of the ones it hurts you when a car turns.
And his at the racetrack the way deals they'd probably hit the wall well aware 160 miles an hour now it's meant she I'm managed.
And and and that's that's what happened to dale and of course wants us all the accident -- saw what happened -- -- I think deal might be in trouble.
And -- our -- I don't know what -- -- one bond.
Well we couldn't we couldn't say front.
We had the we're going you know we're on a hard often don't part time to get off fare so well came -- they are compressing go off we couldn't say anything about -- we didn't know.
In -- one until what did you know -- -- -- -- I knew that he was hurt and -- it was bid on news her.
And that -- began India for in -- -- -- that takes me around when I'm down their he had his wife works in the emergency room at Halifax.
When I turn around big -- he was staying at the top of the steps with tear running down his face.
And when I saw him on -- -- 'cause I was right -- go to victory circle the my brother of course I saw big candy stand earning it -- announced basis it.
And he just started shaking his head any civil we -- get to the hospital.
And of course we got there -- we will before ever got their news and -- and keep in culinary ring.
Clark or general alternative postal -- his government was -- and as a minute by minute account of that -- amnesty but account a Walt why was he such a big deal girl dale archer sinner.
I think it -- And they all these -- exemplified what people think a raced a stock car driver should be like.
He was you know problems -- -- -- oh -- are coming you know -- it for him it was all -- -- you taking any risks to get to reward.
In net and and he he drove aggressively.
In he was it kind of got even if we were just practicing.
He wanna put a little he wonder rattle your -- he like to say because he was -- intimidator.
-- used his pit crew was a junkyard dogs.
Vs a very large and sort of thing you know Jeff Gordon was a rainbow warriors -- and so we had a contrast between old school tough guy.
Rugged assesses what they -- work on a farm and and then.
-- -- -- -- -- Morgan carbonate and why but everybody liked it -- you know it was funny.
I pass is 5050.
You know people a lot of now I'd say so at the time how many people.
He -- and he annoyed a lot of people be aggravate a lot of people.
But it was -- -- you -- -- to I was an antagonist I disliked -- -- talk like doctor governor -- -- with them you know upper house foreign and and I like to see how they're reacting measures counterparty gig you know.
I really when that way -- I was most like least to succeed senior --
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