Steve O’Donnell, Chief Operating Officer for NASCAR, is here to chat all things Next Gen and more.
O’Donnell looks at the first 11 races of the season; where the industry is at with parts and pieces; tweaking Next Gen if need be; having honest conversations with the garage; working with a new driver council; if shifting gears at short tracks is something NASCAR wants; parity with the Next Gen car; ratings and attendance; tracking new fans coming to races; when the ’23 schedule will be announced; changing the schedule; still looking at new OEMs and engine package; when O’Donnell got into NASCAR; moving from the marketing side to operations; learning and being prepared for the role; not having a set job goal when joining NASCAR; now being COO; a message to NASCAR fans.
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