Las Vegas: Jimmy Spencer preview

Jimmy Spencer Target Chip Ganassi Racing With Felix Sabates ...

Jimmy Spencer
Target Chip Ganassi Racing With Felix Sabates
#41 Target Dodge Intrepid R/T

UAW-DaimlerChrysler 400
Las Vegas Motor Speedway, 1.5-mile oval

Qualifying: March 1, 2002
Race: March 3, 2002

Television: FOX race coverage begins at 2:30 p.m. ET
Radio: MRN race coverage begins at 2:45 p.m. ET

* In four starts, Spencer has posted two top-10 finishes at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

* Spencer and Team Target tested in Las Vegas January 30 and 31. Spring and shock information from the test was also shared with the 40 team.

* Team Target will take a brand new racecar to Vegas (car #202).

* Spencer’s favorite casino game is Craps.


Jimmy Spencer, driver of the No. 41 Target Dodge Intrepid R/T:

“ Las Vegas is one of the greatest places we visit on the circuit. It’s a great place for the drivers and their families to go and for all of the team members to go and get out to the shops and the great restaurants. Not only do I like going to Vegas for the atmosphere, I really like racing there. You need a car that will handle well at that track. We’ve had good luck there in the past and I look forward to racing there every season.”

“ Every race, Team Target is getting stronger. Doug, Andy and I are getting stronger and stronger and we’ll eventually get the Target Dodge in the top-10 in points. We are going through some growing pains. Last weekend at Rockingham we had some growing pains and I’m sure we’ll have some at Vegas and Atlanta.”


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Series NASCAR Cup
Drivers Jimmy Spencer , Chip Ganassi , Felix Sabates
Teams Chip Ganassi Racing