NASCAR America: So long veteran drivers, hello the new young guns


NASCAR’s changing of the guard is happening before our eyes as veteran drivers like Dale Earnhardt Jr., Jeff Gordon and Tony Stewart are moving out of the way and paving the path to the future for millennials like Chase Elliott and Austin Dillon.

On Thursday’s edition of NASCAR America, our analysts talked about how the sport is changing, with Gordon and Stewart retired, Dale Earnhardt Jr. retiring at the end of this season, and likely several others retiring over the next few years.

And in another segment of Thursday’s NASCAR America, NBC’s Dale Jarrett and Nate Ryan talked about NASCAR’s up-and-coming young drivers — including William Byron, Erik Jones, Daniel Suarez, Ryan Blaney, Chase Elliott and Kyle Larson — who provide a bright future for the sport.

Check out that video below: