Elijah Burke earned some laughs after he graduated from the Faculty of Brockport for giving a victory speech like a driver would within the winner’s circle.
Publish-graduation interview, NASCAR model 🏁 pic.twitter.com/0l6gvUSXlb
— Elijah Burke (@ElijahWhosoever) Could 12, 2018
The video was viral sufficient to get consideration from NASCAR itself and a few speedways.
Hey Elijah! Let’s get you right down to Richmond subsequent Wednesday to check out our new Victory Lane earlier than it opens in September. We predict you’re the suitable man for the job 😉 https://t.co/8h7QFH32dC
— Richmond Raceway (@RichmondRaceway) Could 16, 2018
And when you’re performed at @RichmondRaceway, why don’t you head our means for the #CocaCola600? We’ve acquired a number of jobs for a brand new graduate such as you @ElijahWhosoever! https://t.co/rftLbcjQ2W
— NASCAR (@NASCAR) Could 16, 2018
— Charlotte Motor Speedway (@CLTMotorSpdwy) Could 16, 2018
— Chip Ganassi Racing (@CGRTeams) Could 16, 2018
May Burke truly get a job with NASCAR out of his speech? That continues to be to be seen, however Burke informed NASCAR.com he did not count on the video to get the response it did.
“I had the thought for this kind of video a number of weeks earlier than commencement,” Burke mentioned. “I remembered Elliott Johnson from the Atlanta Braves giving a NASCAR-style, post-race interview after a recreation as soon as; that made me understand you’ll be able to actually apply the NASCAR interview to something.
“I assumed to myself, ‘Why not commencement?’ I’ve had a few tweets attain 1,000 favorites earlier than, however by no means did I count on this type of response. It’s actually humbling and rewarding and couldn’t have come at a greater time with respect to discovering a job. I’d similar to to thank my mother, dad, sister, prolonged household, pals, and all the blokes again on the store for all of the onerous work they’ve put on this season.”