newspodcast ricky stenhouse jr wins the daytona 500 in two overtimes on a wild sunday

Podcast: Ricky Stenhouse Jr. wins the Daytona 500, in two overtimes

nascarThe Daytona 500 went long on Sunday – 12 laps long, setting a new record. Ricky Stenhouse Jr. got his first career win at the 500, capping an up-and-down last few years on the circuit.

Our in-house NASCAR beat writer, Rod Mullins, joins the show to break down Stenhouse’s win and the rest of the wild Sunday in Florida.


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.