NASCAR podcast: Mike Joy

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NASCAR podcast: Mike Joy


NASCAR podcast: Mike Joy


The voice of NASCAR racing — Mike Joy from NASCAR on Fox — joins The Racing Writer’s Podcast to discuss a multitude of topics:

• Keeping track of things in the booth and what he takes notes of

• Knowing the moments when his words and calls must be right

• How he sets up calling the finish of a race

• Lessons from Barney Hall, Ken Squier and Ned Jarrett

• How the relationship between the garage and the broadcast booth has changed over the years

• Joy’s approach to getting close to people in the garage

• Where his love of Formula 1 and sports cars came from

• His love of cars and what he drives on a daily basis

• If he approached calling iRacing differently and more lighthearted

• Thoughts on writing a book and journaling

• If there are sports he hasn’t called

• Moments or drivers he’s grateful to have covered