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Yes now they get places a lot of noise let's go back down to dig -- At at.
-- Thank you so much Donald that crowd is nothing compared to what you gonna see here at the track come Sunday.
And a man who has won the Daytona 500 -- three NASCAR championships he's a businessman in a broadcaster.
All of the right come Sunday thankfully.
Darrell Waltrip is sitting right there with me thank you for.
In your -- and welcomed at Daytona the 53 running of the Daytona 500 so glad you're here big sandy yours.
It's tough I don't have to -- would call all the time I understand.
But glad you're here that he's not.
The government the right things have been planned.
They then they were down overall 10% last year.
What can you do in the boos start on Sunday run it through the first half of the season to jazz things up and -- the drivers gonna hate it.
Well here's there's a couple of days they get -- we went into this era of creating -- safe car.
Trying to make this sport safer when Dale Earnhardt got killed here in 2000.
-- -- -- Initiative to make the car safer protect the driver might detract safer with the with the safer walls.
And in in the process of doing and I think we overlooked performance.
Fans wanna know about performance -- wanna know about what is that.
What the -- what kind of car is ahead in the cars got very generic.
The sport got really really safe as safety conscious to the point where I think it hurt.
The product on Sunday were coming back.
The last couple years NASCAR's changes needed a car ran to the wing off -- to front nose car start to get a little bit of an identity to it.
And -- what we can do is capitalize on the great racing we've had for the last year other drivers are.
Think about it.
Do you think they can have more personalities some of -- man.
Do you think that they could be a little more old school let's get so I want a CKL go after the house and Brothers again.
I am talking about let a let when they say have -- -- boys.
Really let him have that.
Listen you are you are you know and if you start trying to act like it's like Jimmie Johnson Jimmy Johnson.
His most valuable asset.
Is his ability to focus concentrate.
And you -- -- and city slickers.
Member he told -- city slickers you boys strategy -- -- thank you need to do one thing and you're right that's Jimmie Johnson.
That's who he is and and Jeff Gordon -- Jeff what these guys are all got personalities.
We can't our sponsors.
People won't let you.
Kind of -- plot like we use today.
Let's talk about one driver in particular Dale Junior how important do you think it is to the sport to see him when a -- -- this then what not in three races.
Yeah I I think here's what's important.
For him to be competitive.
For him to have a chance to win for him to be up there slice and and Dyson like -- bad news today.
And I know this -- -- -- a big weekend for everybody that's here we're gonna go you asked about what we're gonna days Sunday we're gonna.
Go silent on the third lap everybody understands gonna stand up hold up three fingers this an important weekend for -- junior.
He won the July race here back in 2001 after dad was -- That was some -- I think this weekend is that Ronald.
Process I think I think if we can get through this weekend for Dale Junior maybe people quit asking so many questions might consider compares and a dad.
And he's on a mission.
He had the -- Brett did that young car.
And now he's gonna have to go the back well guess what.
That's when you can really prove what you're made out this when you go the back -- -- -- front win this thing that's what legends are made out of.
You love and -- election and always a pleasure thank you so much for me and here.
I Adori and you know that so I wish I got Seymour Hoffman.
I'll take more days thank you very -- you're welcome here anytime we love having you down here.
Did thank you so much.
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