NASCAR Monster Energy Cup News & Notes for Phoenix

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Next Race: Can-Am 500 The Place: Phoenix Raceway The Date: Sunday, Nov. 12 The Time: 2:30 p.m. ET TV: NBC, 1:30 p.m. ET Radio: MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio Distance: 312 miles (312 laps); Stage 1 (Ends on lap 75), Stage 2 (Ends on lap 150), Final Stage (Ends on lap 312)

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7 Great Places to Watch NASCAR

Even with a slight decline in viewership and attendance, NASCAR still boasts nearly 80 million fans, with NASCAR races being 17 out of the top 20 highest-attended spectator sporting events. Live events take place in massive arenas that hold no fewer than 190,000 spectators at a time. The cars, roaring to life on the starting line, each shaking with their cast-iron 358 V8 engines, are like steel monsters vibrating with anticipation. The crowd revs along with the race cars, yelling and cheering as each lap concludes, and yelling and gasping…

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Notable Quotables: Dale Earnhardt Jr. After Finishing 6th in the Second Can-Am Duel

DALE EARNHARDT JR., NO. 88 NATIONWIDE CHEVROLET SS – Finished 6th: YOU LED 53 LAPS AND ENDED UP 6TH. IS THERE ANYTHING YOU WOULD DO DIFFERENTLY IF THIS WERE THE DAYTONA 500? “I don’t know what I could have done differently to defend that. Once I heard the No. 3 (Austin Dillon) was clear on the outside, I knew they was going to have a big run. Denny (Hamlin, race winner) is so smart and he knows what he’s doing out there. He’s one of the better plate racers out…

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