Ep. 45 Michael Waltrip Conversation

Michael Waltrip talks about the miracles involved in his racing career and what it was like to win the Daytona 500 and lose his friend, Dale Earnhardt, in the same hour.


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Michael Waltrip is a sports legend who raced 29 years in the Nascar Sprint Cup Series. He is a two-time winner of Daytona 500, an 11-time winner in the Nascar Nationwide Series, an analyst for Fox sports, a New York Times best-selling author, and father of two.


Listen to this episode and learn:

  • Michael’s dreams of racing when he was young and the role his brother Bobby played in launching his career
  • What it was like living with Richard “The King” Petty, for 9 months
  • How Michael’s parents doubt in his success helped him achieve his dreams
  • The miracle behind Michael surviving a horrific crash at Bristol in 1990
  • What it was like for Michael to experience the greatest and worst moment of his life within 10 minutes of each other; winning the Daytona 500 and losing his friend Dale Earnhardt
  • Michael’s most memorable win and the “Big Miracle” involved in this special win for his father


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