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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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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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