Kyle Petty on Ryan Newman's crash and state of NASCAR safety post-Daytona 500
By Nate Ryan, NASCAR on NBC Sports
NASCAR on NBC analyst Kyle Petty on the visceral emotions and dark personal memories that came from watching the response to Ryan Newman’s terrifying crash (1:00); how drivers move past those incidents (2:00); is there a necessary selective memory that needs to be embraced (4:00); the disconnect between today’s younger drivers and death at the track (5:30); “the sport is never going to be foolproof safe” (7:00); how the attitudes of younger drivers might be different in the iRacing age (8:30); should the practice of “slam drafting” be addressed and by whom (10:00); on Corey LaJoie’s comfort with the current superspeedway package (13:00); what’s next for Ryan Newman (16:00); did Newman’s outspokenness help save him? (18:30); the worst possible outcome always lurking (20:45); will NASCAR change rules for Talladega and will drivers race differently there? (22:00); on Denny Hamlin’s sublime third Daytona 500 victory (25:00).