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You know when you get to the fall we got NFL football starting but you also have what's called -- chase in NASCAR they have races on Sunday still.
People are you know.
Flip -- that dial between the NFL and NASCAR and both of these two sports leagues if you -- are competing for eyeballs Jeff Flock joins us right now from.
Chicago Atlanta Motor Speedway in Joliet -- while this -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- It is really not but I'll tell you at NASCAR -- taking a long.
-- -- From this September they will do.
Kick off to the chase for the cup here in Chicago on a Sunday afternoon.
Great -- typically all.
-- night night racing.
And ABC the NASCAR Camping World truck series out there right now I got -- -- -- -- news the end.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- The chase for the cup kickoff in Chicago yet to kicked off the chase for the Sprint Cup in Chicago.
You know third largest market could arguably private best sports market in the country's pretty strong.
Announces that you got this truck race there for for folks that don't know their three big NASCAR.
We have been Camping World truck series the Nationwide Series which is like the AAA and then you have the Sprint Cup Series.
Here we -- really can't go too far but I like -- run over.
On everything Iran over my this is the better here over -- and -- -- -- go to the end.
We look to go to the -- Right now -- practiced saying for tonight's race.
Drivers are giving the teams feedback going and how the car handles on this track every track is unique to NASCAR.
So have nuances so they're practicing to get the car set up for tonight I got to ask you do you think it's a wise move to take on the NFL because England when this happens is that the kickoff to the -- The BS Sunday afternoon.
Market that NASCAR competes with the NFL -- You know we talked before you said you don't think that is going to head to head but your best video at the same time -- NASCAR sprint spin like that don't really challenge.
We compete against NFL for all ten of those races I looked at it for us we're gonna can.
It against somebody in the Chicago market whether it's the Blackhawks the cubs White Sox were the parents know.
It's a popular sport we had a larger market area.
Then NFL to pull draw from Minnesota Wisconsin Iowa Indiana Michigan so we have a larger overall market that we tend to draw from you.
Ends up here.
How many people can you get in these stands and those boxes -- sky -- -- 175009.
In the grandstand.
You have a few thousand more up in the streets while you have a few about 101000 camping in the infield.
So it's and then you have the infrastructure in the media that -- never.
So why it -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Davis last day here are great dot com producer.
And and we wanted her to go out -- the real thing.
And so I've never been to a NASCAR -- we'll.
One where you can actually go -- you get me.
The drivers you can actually get as safe as they.
Little golf and you can come into the pit area you can come into the garage area and actually see your -- we -- Yeah Indy cars you -- -- -- -- fans actually in the garage.
The drivers are very accessible the reason they're allowed to do that is these cars are pushed their way in and out of the -- out of the garage area.
Drive a bad -- nobody gets run over exactly so NASCAR's a little bit more restrictive and that's purely from a safety standpoint I'll concede -- Absolutely yeah like you're almost in a lot.
You can get pit road credentials.
The drivers do a great job on both series -- what they can.
To get to the fans and then give the fans -- access to the drivers in the yard technology.
Guys this is fascinating guys -- -- I'm not a big motor sports fan.
Somebody -- even if you don't like racing cars he should probably experienced one of these events at some point your life.
Just to say it got.
Fantastic Jeff thank you so much that was a lot of.
One and I think feeding beginning began there -- -- we see you next week the whiskey and now.
Oh really and I'm like she's coming to a rest I.
They got to be to be careful.
You know -- isn't.
In trouble it's not easy and you don't come back at NASCAR -- making fifty million.
You know -- I tried that last hour she.
She said that I was gonna get -- covered in fire and exhaust you married okay there you gutsy but next time you -- black be careful out there and.
Greg thank you sir but Jeff thanks illness right thank you -- about even if you're not a good year head -- -- grease monkey.
Go out there and enjoy a NASCAR race because as you you heard how loud it was it is when not only feel the power you feel -- -- those cars on its very enjoyable I logical actually I've never been I had to do it.
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