Michael McDowell sits down with me to talk about his fatherhood journey. We chat about the values he looks to instill into his kids as they grow up. After that we talk about adoption and why they wanted to adopt. In addition, Michael shares his approach to this NASCAR year and what winning the Daytona 500 meant to him. Lastly, we finish the interview off with the Fatherhood Quick Five.
About Michael McDowell
Michael McDowell has been on a race track almost his entire life. At the early age of three, when most kids were learning to ride a tricycle, McDowell began competing in bicycle motocross (BMX) events. At eight years old, he moved up to four wheels and started kart racing, traveling the country for the next 10 years – along the way winning 18 consecutive feature races, a World Karting Association championship and back-to-back International Kart Federation championships. In 2021 Michael won the Daytona 500.
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About The Art of Fatherhood Podcast
The Art of Fatherhood Podcast follows the journey of fatherhood. Your host, Art Eddy talks with fantastic dads from all around the world where they share their thoughts on fatherhood. In addition, you get a unique perspective on fatherhood. You hear from guests like Joe Montana, Kevin Smith, Danny Trejo, Jerry Rice, Jeff Foxworthy, Patrick Warburton, Jeff Kinney, Paul Sun-Hyung Lee, Kyle Busch, Dennis Quaid, Dwight Freeney and many more.