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Even if you don't follow NASCAR you probably know my next guest.
He's a two time Daytona 500 winner who now owns his own race team would sign that race team he's pretty much constantly on the TV.
And won it eight million commercials -- -- hosting it.
A new -- on the speech at all it's called fast track to fame.
And it starts march 1 at 9 PM.
Joining us now Michael Waltrip you know flat turns like I know rug burns hey Michael I got there was some reason it's -- you.
You and the Boston Marathon you.
-- did what do when you're running it you just look at them go 27 miles why did you drive.
Well that the hardest part about the Boston Marathon is someone tell me that -- -- -- -- fit coach -- at Fenway I was I was there.
Not right and but I thought that found for -- and -- like act could never get to the finish -- operated a marathon here today if but few years back and that's when I realized I was then running marathons for the gotten a car and we literally drove 27 miles.
Out of town right along the course that we had to turn around -- run back.
-- -- -- This this is making note that I could imagine the biggest -- thought it a lot just stopping and getting married in getting divorced.
And it meeting a hooker and and going to an STV clinic but anyway I won't -- that.
What I want to know about what it's like being race car driver in regular life what would your -- driving to -- yet.
To get -- Dresser is it hard not to want to step on it.
Can't get their spouses off.
You don't mind my goal in going any -- on the road is just to -- -- Don't meet panic and don't be in -- -- -- the thing that drives me crazy about drivers on the road is road race I don't get it I mean I raced.
I've decided to -- about power and I have constant road -- during that yet so when I'm just going down into the store to pick up the death get IKEA.
Then I'm pretty chill and -- -- -- -- -- brought me they left need to be somewhere work that I do now out of.
Yeah speaking of road rage.
My most I guess that the question that always taught me about being a race car driving -- when you're in the car for four to five hours.
How do you take care of your body's most basic needs.
Well you get water and that that helps you through the heat yeah and you know be prepared you're prepared you generally don't have to.
But if you did your way then you might just.
Yeah play and mentally make it's still race the car but that battle bladder control issue it would start to get on your nerves.
Until this is a bet big news story that the number one cause of -- is incontinence.
You got it added I don't lot of people don't know that I didn't nobody I don't think anybody knows that everybody knows that.
Should we think you'll win the Olympics right not to recently in Olympic and then I mean they have bicycles these guys on bikes why can't guys in cars competes.
Well -- you know might -- a couple of hundred.
Dollars maybe a couple -- that the most marked cars -- about 200000 dollars apiece to build.
And then you have to have a motor and so if that very expensive sport.
And that's why I've always taken great care of my sponsors like Napa best western Toyota Coca-Cola the public that -- Pay our bills and.
-- race car drivers aren't the best.
Reciting their sponsors because there's so many of them you -- that it took so eloquently and you -- to point out that that was a really dumb question I asked about the Olympics.
You got a team like sixty people a cart put out million dollar teaching it kind of a problem I would ask you but this these so you're doing it's fast -- -- -- It's march 1 ninety.
It is it -- -- -- talent show but it's wasting -- -- it at the talent show.
At the racetrack.
Based on the folks at NASCAR nation if you -- -- race fan are you you can sing or dance or tell jokes we want to on our state.
We have three judges -- judge how you do and if you win you're you're -- you're night.
When you're on then -- -- -- finals are chased for payment you -- you got to the finals and compete for can't do.
To win bigger prizes so it's going to be a lot of fun to just see the folks that that love NASCAR so much.
And put a month stay in watch film a lot from Charlotte they're talent I've seen some of the the -- it some of the folks that are -- thing than they have that in.
Telling jokes that this man this Monday night and they're really talented.
And I can't wait the thing out all turned out it sounds like American Idol but with the beer cooler.
My right -- exactly.
You know if if if you're a little bit of a country.
May end or view if you you're if you understand your audience you gotta captivate the audience obviously yeah he got to make sure that judges think that your your stage presence is better than everyone else's.
And so we're gonna get -- viciously -- One of the -- muggy night is that trio.
The centerpiece of that that trio is an 82 year of -- that played with -- and I watched I watched that act and it's really fun -- lot of good things on our show on Monday night.
You know I've coast here that it doesn't it -- -- -- it's really interstate but it involved heroin.
Anyway we gotta -- -- -- Michael the lesser of this show is it's mark's outburst nine you have quite the way and it on the website it says.
No -- acts bands or aerial acts.
So I just wanted to point that people going to the website that you have like flying cats that -- on fire don't apply.
I think hello Michael.
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