The SVG Podcast: Legendary NBC Sports NASCAR Director Mike Wells
As he takes the front bench for his final NASCAR race, Wells reflects on his storied career
Mike Wells – one of the most decorated and respected directors in NASCAR television history – is directing his final NASCAR race this weekend during NBC Sports Group’s Monster Energy Cup Series coverage at Talladega Superspeedway. During nearly four decades at the front bench on NASCAR productions, the 21-time Emmy winner has directed more than 1,000 races for network television.
In advance of this weekend’s race, Wells joined SVG Chief Editor Jason Dachman on The SVG Podcast to discuss highlights from his career, his approach to directing a NASCAR race, and the bittersweetness of his final NASCAR production this weekend.
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