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We’re fresh off the Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona and getting ready for the Busch Light Clash at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. Why, it feels like REVVED UP!! Is in mid-season form already!. In this week’s edition of the mailbag, we dive into a variety of subjects, from...
In 1971, Jack Roush partnered with Wayne Gapp to compete in major-league drag racing, even winning a Pro Stock title in the National Hot Rod Association. In 1984, Roush jumped into road racing. He was a quick success in both Sports Car Club of America and International Motor Sports Association series, scoring with drivers Tommy Kendall, Scott Pruett and Willy T. Ribbs.
NASCAR moved its Busch Light Clash to the L.A. Coliseum at least in part to bring the racing series to a new audience. The race is an exhibition and it is the only race on the schedule with a halftime break and musical performance during that built-in break in the action. This year, it's Wiz Khalifa who will entertain at the Coliseum. It's a great season kickoff that doesn't need the Saturday night local short track schedule.