220 episodes

Discussing the latest NASCAR news, including a weekly recap of races, events and a look ahead to what's next in the sport. Guests include NBC Sports talent such as Jeff Burton, Steve Letarte and Kyle Petty.

NASCAR on NBC podcas‪t‬ NBC Sports

    • Sports
    • 4.8 • 363 Ratings

Discussing the latest NASCAR news, including a weekly recap of races, events and a look ahead to what's next in the sport. Guests include NBC Sports talent such as Jeff Burton, Steve Letarte and Kyle Petty.

    Daytona Road Course: Did NASCAR make the right call on the rain yellow flag? And analyzing breakthrough victories for Christopher Bell, Ty Gibbs

    Daytona Road Course: Did NASCAR make the right call on the rain yellow flag? And analyzing breakthrough victories for Christopher Bell, Ty Gibbs

    NASCAR on NBC analyst Steve Letarte breaks down the NASCAR weekend at the Daytona Road Course, analyzing how Christopher Bell and Ty Gibbs are making the future seem bright at Joe Gibbs Racing (1:00); why are so many inexperienced drivers getting their first NASCAR national series victories at road courses? (3:00); some insight on what Letarte knows about Bell and Gibbs before their breakthroughs (5:30); appreciating the rarity of consecutive first-time winners (7:30); the turning point of the race, starting with NASCAR’s officiating decisions (10:30); appreciating the tire wire and strategy from having options (13:00); the discussions NASCAR needs to have on officiating road courses (15:00); looking at local yellows and talking to the drivers before COTA (17:00); some other considerations before making policy changes (19:00); what the CBell victory meant for his crew chief after Adam Stevens had a bit of a contentious split with Kyle Busch (21:30); making the case for the “team of rivals” approach (24:00); the impact of two first-time winners on the playoff picture (27:00).

    • 34 min
    Daytona 500: Steve Letarte analyzes Michael McDowell's stunning victory

    Daytona 500: Steve Letarte analyzes Michael McDowell's stunning victory

    NASCAR on NBC analyst Steve Letarte breaks down a wild finish to the 63rd Daytona 500, which produced a surprise winner

    • 35 min
    Laura Wontrop Klauser, Chevrolet sports car program manager for Corvette Racing, Cadillac Racing

    Laura Wontrop Klauser, Chevrolet sports car program manager for Corvette Racing, Cadillac Racing

    Laura Wontrop Klauser, Chevrolet sports car program manager; discusses going for another Rolex 24 at Daytona victory with Cadillac Racing; having Jimmie Johnson and Chase Elliott in the 2021 lineup; her rise in the auto racing ranks; the expanding opportunities for women in racing; how working in a male-dominated sport has been; and having oversight of the racing of an iconic car brand.

    • 47 min
    The best of Bristol according to some of NASCAR's best

    The best of Bristol according to some of NASCAR's best

    Richard Petty, Darrell Waltrip, Rusty Wallace and Dale Earnhardt Jr. share their insight, memories and praise of Bristol Motor Speedway.

    • 27 min
    Part II with Tyler Gibbs and Jack Irving of Toyota Racing Development's TD2 driver development program

    Part II with Tyler Gibbs and Jack Irving of Toyota Racing Development's TD2 driver development program

    Tyler Gibbs and Jack Irving of Toyota Racing Development on the up and comers in their TD2 program; how it felt to lose William Byron; dealing with NASCAR dads and moms; teaching the real-world consequences for off-track behavior.

    • 30 min
    Part I of Tyler Gibbs and Jack Irving of Toyota Racing Development's driver development program

    Part I of Tyler Gibbs and Jack Irving of Toyota Racing Development's driver development program

    Tyler Gibbs and Jack Irving of Toyota Racing Development explain the origins of their vaunted youth pipeline in NASCAR, the analytics and infrastructure behind the program and how you keep developing drivers during a pandemic.

    • 45 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
363 Ratings

363 Ratings

Marty in CT ,

Bristol

Great Job Nate

I love the recap and story telling from historical races

MIJ BRS ,

MIJ BRS

Fantastic job on every show,Nate’s great

Duckster1111 ,

Great Podcast. Most intelligent NASCAR reporter on the circuit!

Nate is the best. He asks great questions and knows how to get the most out of his guests!

Top Podcasts In Sports

Listeners Also Subscribed To

More by NBC Sports