A very special guest on this week's podcast – NASCAR legend and motorsport icon Jeff Gordon! He discusses his love of F1, how close he came to joining the F1 grid, the differences between F1 racing and NASCAR, his friendship with Lewis Hamilton and more… Topics in this episode:
0:00 – Even to a NASCAR champ, F1 cars are something special
7:27 – ‘Mindboggling!’: when Jeff drove an F1 car at Indianapolis
16:56 – How close did Jeff come to an F1 race drive? 24:51 – Jeff on Jimmie Johnson’s ‘tough’ switch from NASCAR to IndyCar
30:00 – Could Jeff’s friend Lewis Hamilton win in NASCAR?
35:34 – ‘Confidence, humility and work ethic’: how to be a ‘serial winner’
40:13 – Like Hamilton and Rosberg? Jeff’s rivalry with teammate Jimmie Johnson
45:29 – Who’s the best driver Jeff ever raced against?
56:52 – Why Jeff’s loving Red Bull vs Mercedes in 2021
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