XFINITY Series Axalta Faster. Tougher. Brighter. 200


Race: Axalta Faster. Tougher. Brighter. 200

Place: Phoenix International Raceway

Date and Time: Saturday, March 12 at 2:30 p.m. ET

Tune-in: FOX, MRN, SiriusXM Ch. 90

Distance: 200 miles (200 laps)

What to Watch For: Mexican Daniel Suárez enters the race as the first foreign-born driver to lead a NASCAR national series points standings. He sits three points ahead of Elliott Sadler. … Ty Dillon attempts to notch his fifth top-10 finish in as many starts at Phoenix. The No. 3 Richard Childress Racing driver has posted two top fives and has an average finish of 6.2 at the one-mile track. … NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers Kyle Busch, Chase Elliott, Austin Dillon and Brad Keselowski are all scheduled to compete in the NASCAR XFINITY Series race.

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Greg is a published award winning sportswriter who spent 23 years combined active and active reserve military service, much of that in and around the Special Operations community. Greg is the author of "The Nuts and Bolts of NASCAR: The Definitive Viewers' Guide to Big-Time Stock Car Auto Racing" and has been published in major publications across the country including the Los Angeles Times, the Cleveland Plain Dealer and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. He was also a contributor to Chicken Soup for the NASCAR Soul, published in 2010, and the Christmas edition in 2016. He wrote as the NASCAR, Formula 1, Auto Reviews and National Veterans Affairs Examiner for and has appeared on Fox News. He holds a BS degree in communications, a Masters degree in psychology and is currently a PhD candidate majoring in psychology. He is currently the weekend Motorsports Editor for Autoweek.