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NASCAR Mailbox: Why Phoenix?

Phoenix Raceway got flack online for being perceived as a boring track, but NASCAR has its reasons for going out to the desert for the championship race.

Also, Martin Truex Jr. was leading late with less than 45 laps to go. What did he need to win the race?

See also
Couch Potato Tuesday: FOX Skimps in Phoenix, Jamie Little Still Needs Improvement

Frontstretch‘s Jared Haas answers this week’s questions for NASCAR Mailbox on Frontstretch‘s YouTube channel.

About the author

Jared Haas joined the Frontstretch staff in May 2020. A graduate of Cedarville University in December 2019, Jared has been followed NASCAR since 2006.

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Why not? Competitive, short track, almost guaranteed good weather, etc.


It’s on West Coast time and can start at 12:30 local time. Too bad for the East Coast.

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