“My wife, family, and health are more important than my ego to race,” says Bodine. “I don’t want an injury to throw all of that away.”
“We decided that … it wasn’t much more expensive to run the Sprint Cup Series. If we’re going to spend that kind of money, we might as well go Cup racing. It’s not going to be easy, but we want to race.”
“[Kevin] made a phone call to me, saying he needed help, and I said OK,” Nemechek said.