newspodcast byron makes it two in a row with nascar cup series win at phoenix

Podcast: Byron makes it two in a row with NASCAR Cup Series win at Phoenix

Make it two straight, in OT, for William Byron, who, again, outdueled Hendrick Motorsports teammate Kyle Larson to get the win, this week in Phoenix.

Rod Mullins joins the show to break down the race, and Rod and host Chris Graham also talk through the 2023 NCAA Tournament.


Rod Mullins

Rod Mullins

Rod Mullins covers NASCAR for AFP, and co-hosts the mid-week “Street Knowledge” focusing on NASCAR with AFP editor Chris Graham. A graduate of UVA-Wise, Rod began his career in journalism as a reporter for The Cumberland Times, later became the program director/news director/on-air morning show host for WNVA in Norton, Va., and in the early 1990s served as the sports information director at UVA-Wise and was the radio “Voice of the Highland Cavaliers” for football and basketball for seven seasons. In 1995, Rod transitioned to public education, where he has worked as a high school English, literature, and creative writing teacher and now serves as a school program coordinator in addition to serving as a mentor for the robotics team.