Mike Helton's career began at an AM radio station in his hometown of Bristol, Virginia. Twenty years later, he was the president of NASCAR. Helton describes that incredible journey for our very special 100th episode. In our second segment, hosts Rick Houston and Steve Waid chat with listeners Hallie Imrie, Joe Ruch, Jeff Marcosky, Jay Coker, Edwin Turner and Matt Miles about how the podcast reached the 100-episode milestone.
Dale Earnhardt Jr and NASCAR Vice Chairman Mike Helton get in depth about the future of the sport, his relationship with the Intimidator, the new Gen-7 car and the most difficult announcement a friend ever had to make. DJD spars about fighting in racing, Bubba's emotions and drama at Indy Bump Day & more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
NASCAR Vice Chairman Mike Helton once ran NASCAR's Cup Series. Now he's moved into the senior executive offices to plan NASCAR's future. That future will start next season when NASCAR has decided to break with traditions and try new things in it's top level Cup series. Helton explained some of those changes along with some other plans that might be on the horizon beyond 2020. Listen...
Talking in Circles: New Hampshire Review, Start Times, Mike Helton scales back
Talking in Circles
Denny Hamlin won the Overton's 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Sunday. It was JGR's first win of the year and Hamlin's 30th of his career. Hamlin held off Kyle Larson to win. We'll recap that and give our attaboys and disappointments of the race. Plus start times have become a major topic of discussion the since last night's race, which started at 3pm. We'll talk about that and whether or not they're good for NASCAR. Also, Brett Dewer has become president of NASCAR. Mike Helton is scaling back his work load. We'll talk about that and what Mike Helton's legacy is going to be as president.Eldora preview Plus we'll take your phone calls at 917-889-8280.