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NASCAR drivers ready to roll in Daytona
- Duration 3:33
- Date Feb 23, 2013
NASCAR drivers ready to roll in Daytona
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NASCAR kicking off season this weekend in Daytona Beach -- -- -- is down there -- nice of you for up here with -- didn't colds -- -- you're down there eighty degree temperatures I see Eric thanks -- -- and it's.
You have no idea that you have no idea it was to get down here yesterday and it was like eighty degrees after -- the thirty degree weather in New York yesterday.
I'm very happy let me tell you we've been -- a number of times where it's cold but it is not today -- by Jaclyn -- one of the great things about NASCAR Clayton and Tucker.
Just pay attention to this rather said he sees -- miss Sprint Cup girls I'm -- -- -- Jaclyn -- your miss Sprint Cup right now in 2013.
-- -- Well Rick I'm yes our job is to be the stands -- and the inside to bring it inside scoop.
Most people recognizes Victory Lane but we're here we're part of the NASCAR family we travel every -- and with this group.
And so it's a lot of fun to kind of bring inside of the sports them and all the different deals as -- And did you guys get to know that the racers very well but it when people come to the races they have access to -- Video we have close a one point three million dollars in social media so we wanna treat that one on one -- that the with the fans that they want a picture of their favorite driver.
Does its -- so -- -- easily accessible as our main goal and.
And I -- I started falling on Twitter yesterday and I -- -- 61000.
Followers on Twitter -- that's not bad -- this year at Daytona 500 the big story is that Danica Patrick is reading in pole position -- for those who weren't big NASCAR fans that means she's starting off in first place she won that through competitions.
That is he really huge story she came on the scene about four years ago.
As the Danica who already had huge career but -- moving into NASCAR.
Tell me what that's doing for the sport and and what the -- is -- -- that right now.
-- she actually broke made history she's a -- -- to ever win a pole position.
-- fastest in qualifying should definitely -- that against 42 other guys and so it's making history what I think is really coolest -- the biggest drivers Jeff Gordon Jimmie Johnson Carl Everett.
Otters had daddy come -- take a picture with Danica so they got those pictures with them.
There's a lot of people who aren't necessarily NASCAR fans who don't typically watch you -- -- and I'm gonna watch this race because now there's something really interest you storyline I've got an.
Ask open with the you know all of the guys who are that the -- -- there's.
How are they feeling with Danica being the big story and -- being a woman who was running in lead position here.
Well I think she -- and these guys tonight I had asthma divers -- out.
While we got beat by girls so what can you did -- can do it's got we got -- new Jan six tried the new generation.
Of race cars for NASCAR's so lots of these stories look for a two for the Daytona 500.
Vicinity -- more eyes on the sport.
It's good for the sport you have to know that you mentioned Jan six car this is -- it feels like every year there's a new car that the coming out with NASCAR what's the big thing here.
Lot -- 125 pounds lighter than in years past also the names are on the dash straight here to drivers have had fun at that's -- and tell who's gonna be behind -- when they come to the checkered flag and there's just a lot of differences out and practice they've been crashing and just trying to get a feel of what's going on not crashing intensely of course.
But it's going to be instantly see them get out there and race we had to sprint unlimited last weekend Kevin Harvick pulled into Victory Lane got our CR at their first win.
And so it's going to be a big race.
This is big guys -- NASCAR the only sport that starts off with -- Super Bowl at the beginning of the season and that's why we're here this again thank you very much Jack and for joining this morning.
And -- direct to you Tucker -- Tucker ahead you can play good shape and not -- -- He's already gotten there was brain break thank your -- and now he's down at Daytona -- when -- -- yeah.