Alan Gustafson, Chase Elliott’s crew chief, one on one interview about NASCAR championship
Alan Gustafson grew up in Ormond Beach, graduated from Seabreeze and went into racing. Today he is the championship crew chief of Chase Elliott.
Godwin Kelly, The Daytona Beach News-Journal
Most practice and qualifying is still off the table. Honestly, will you miss it?
KEN’S CALL: If one popular theory regarding 2020 is legit, Kyle Busch will miss it. Watching it at selected tracks (mostly the new venues) might remind me that I actually miss it, but I guess my answer is, “I’m not sure.”
DEAN’S DIRT: No. Absolutely not. No way, Jose. Not at all. Not even in the slightest. How many more ways can I say no?
Given Bristol’s scheduled conversion to dirt for its March race, which other track would you like to cover in clay?
KEN’S CALL: Easy … New Hampshire. If the Bristol race is a huge hit, so to speak, the call will go out for more — that’s the way it always works. But if there’s another, let’s hope it’s a traditional dirt venue like Eldora or the like.
DEAN’S DIRT: Pocono? I don’t know. I know people like the fuel strategy races, but let’s be honest, Pocono aint exactly edge-of-your-seat TV. Let’s throw some dirt down and see if it sticks. .