the Autoblog Podcast
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New NASCAR driver Santino Ferrucci is excited and ready for the challenge for stock cars. This week, Ferrucci explains how a deal to run Xfinity Series races with Sam Hunt Racing came to be; people he talked to about making a transition to NASCAR; anticipating habits Ferrucci will have to break in stock cars; the first impression from a late model test; if stock cars with fenders and bumpers will suit his style; what the feedback and reaction have been to the move; who Ferrucci sees himself leaning on for help; how he can prepare for his first race with no testing allowed; tracks he’s looking forward to competing on; if he’s a patient person and will keep his expectations in check throughout the year; how and why he went the open-wheel route when his career started; already working through differences in racing lingo; if Ferrucci is content with leaving IndyCar and what he did there; if NASCAR is the long-term goal now and if running in the Cup Series is on the radar; what he wants to say to fans and those curious about watching his transition. Music created by Tony Monge. Wear the moment with BreakingT and connect to the players and teams you love by commemorating the best moments with real-time apparel. To check out their racing collection, visit www.breakingt.com/Kelly.