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Monday, Mar 17 2014 12:02 PM

'First Look': NASCAR announcer talks Sprint Cup Series race

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    "First Look with Scott Cox" host Scott Cox talks with Mike Joy from Fox Sports NASCAR. Joy called into the simulcast.

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    Mike Joy from Fox Sports NASCAR talks about racing in a call from Fontana to "First Look with Scott Cox."

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By THE BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIAN

Racers, start your engines. The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race will be held at the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana this weekend and you won't want to miss a single lap of cars pushing more than 200 mph on the track.

Monday on "First Look with Scott Cox," American TV sports announcer Mike Joy -- who currently serves as the lap-by-lap voice of Fox Sports' NASCAR Sprint Cup coverage -- talked about the Sunday race.

"Last year the race was a competitive one," Joy said via phone. "We are looking for more this weekend."

The race track's length is two miles and Joy said racers enter a corner speed at about 205 mph, which he called pretty incredible.

 

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