With the NASCAR season nearing the checkered flag, we welcome ESPN’s lead play-by-play voice for the sport, Allen Bestwick, to the podcast. With the new Chase format and the Texas pit road brawl, the sport is at a fever pitch at the moment. Allen joins us to chat about…
-His future at ESPN and moving on from NASCAR as the sport goes to Fox/NBC next year.
-Being able to call the Indy 500, Wimbledon and the British Open and what led to his decision to stay at ESPN versus staying with NASCAR.
-Whether or not NASCAR has finally found the right formula with their current Chase format being a true playoff.
-The Brad Keselowski-Jeff Gordon fight at Texas and how Keselowski is received by fans and the garage area.
-NASCAR’s ratings and why finding an answer to growing the sport again is so complex.
-Why Kevin Harvick is the favorite in Phoenix this weekend.
-What to expect at Homestead for the first true championship race in NASCAR history.
For more from Allen, follow him on Twitter @AllenBestwick.