Will Congress strip military ads from NASCAR?
Darrell Waltrip sounds off
- Duration 2:41
- Date May 26, 2012
Darrell Waltrip sounds off
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Welcome back good NASCAR's military sponsorship come to a screeching -- Georgia congressman Jack Kingston wants to.
Put the brakes on funding in order to offset cuts the defense spending if the legislation passes Powell.
Will NASCAR be impacted let's ask fox -- sports broadcaster NASCAR legend three time cup champ.
Darrell -- -- joins us live from Concord, North Carolina good morning VW.
Good morning -- -- tune into a smarter than a fifth grader there for.
That's tough -- but.
Good to have you on sir this is an interesting subject because it's some of sport's biggest names Dale Earnhardt junior's car.
Sponsored by the National Guard Ryan Newman's car sponsored.
By the army so how would that impact the sport and sponsorships if the military is not allowed to sponsor -- Well in all due respect that someone that does not understand the total program.
Just to put your name on us out of a race car that'd -- the end of the story the rest of it is.
These guys go out in the community these are the best he army the army -- that that the army the navy -- that it branches of the military could have.
They do stuff in the community.
The recruits they love this program.
I don't know the numbers I'm not up on the number but I do know a large percentage -- increase.
From the sponsorships when it comes to recruiting.
A team work out year old pit road what the -- the army -- This is a great program.
And it disrupted -- one discontinue it is just somebody that really needs to do a little bit more homework and not have a suggestion for.
Some are polish political friends maybe you should put the sponsors that you have.
When your uniform.
Maybe when you show up at work every morning you should have your primary sponsor and all your little -- over here so people know who support you.
Stuff DW I love that it's a very good relationship between the military and NASCAR teams to fit so well today.
Here at the Coca-Cola 600 and it's interesting because this -- Used to be all about the Indy 500 and now Richard Petty comes down says.
I think -- 600 the bigger deal than the 500 do you agree with that.
Well the first of all this is an iconic we Canada in.
That the F one cars are in Monaco -- cars and in that Indianapolis and all of us here on this Sunday night tomorrow night.
Under the lights for 600 mile the most grueling race that we have.
There's no question about it this race is a crescendo of the day it's his good.
This is the -- -- that a cream right here Sunday night on fox starts at 530.
And everybody they Andy's wearing a white -- don't -- -- say hello everybody up there and think Dan Wheldon.
I DW I can't wait for the race and Coca-Cola 600 good luck to you -- more FOX & Friends in two minutes folks.