You can’t let one bad moment spoil a bunch of good ones.
When he was young, I told Dale Jr. that hunting and racing are a lot alike. Holding that steering wheel and holding that rifle both mean you better be responsible.
You’ve got to be closer to the edge than ever to win. That means sometimes you go over the edge, and I don’t mean driving, either.
You win some, lose some, and wreck some.
Second place is just the first place loser.
Two of my favorite things are my steering wheel and my Remington rifle.
Finishing races is important, but racing is more important.
It’s a never ending battle of making your cars better and also trying to be better yourself.
I enjoy Saturday night racing.
I’ve had confidence in myself all along. It was just a matter of getting the pieces back in place.
That strategy of racing for the top five and racing for the win is where everybody wants to be.
I want to be up front racing.
The thing about it is, all those races we lost, we won this race together. We won it as a team.
I woke up this morning, and I still don’t believe I won the Daytona 500.
I don’t want to argue with my wife about her car – or my driving.
The atmosphere seems to change once the sun goes down and the race fans get to watch a good show.
I started 20 years without missing a race and ESPN started broadcasting on the air waves.
Maybe now that we have the same sponsor in Remington we can spend some time together outdoors.
It’s just really hard to work and get better, building and planning for the future with the new Monte Carlo and keeping the race team intact and keeping them healthy.
As a GM Goodwrench Service Plus dealer, I understand how good service makes a difference to our customers.
Growing up, I’ve enjoyed hunting with my father.
But I’m good to go through my contract with Childress, and my determination is to win races and try to win that other championship.
Richard Childress and myself have made some important innovations on our cars.