NASCAR revved up for start of season, West Coast swing
Held at Mountain Shadows Resort, the event was highlighted by a question-and-answer session with drivers Ricky Stenhouse Jr. and Erik Jones. It also featured an interview panel with ISM (Phoenix) Raceway Track President Bryan Sperber, Auto Club Speedway Track President David Allen and Las Vegas Motor Speedway President & General Manager Chris Powell. FOX Sports NASCAR Reporter Kaitlyn Vincie moderated the festivities.
A main theme of the day was excitement for NASCAR's three-week "west coast swing," which begins in Las Vegas on March 4, heads to Phoenix on March 11, then concludes in Fontana on March 18.
"We're definitely looking forward to coming out to the west coast, it's one of my favorite swings that we do in our sport." said Stenhouse who made the Playoffs for the first time last season after winning races at Talladega and Daytona.
Jones echoed Stenhouse's sentiments, adding that the quality of the three tracks on the west coast swing contribute to close, side-by-side racing. Read more...