Texas Motor Speedway will host the Annual Non-Point NASCAR Cup Exhibition race, as the drivers will go all out in the million dollars race. This will be the second consecutive time the Texas Motor Speedway is hosting the All-Star race making the 1.5-mile oval the only track after Charlotte Motor Speedway to host the race more than once.
Chase Briscoe the No. 14 Ford Mustang driver for Stewart-Haas Racing will make his All-Star race final stage debut on Sunday as he secured a top spot in the race thanks to his run to the victory lane earlier this season at Phoenix. The 2022 season so far has been a mixed one for the SHR driver who is into just his second full-time cup season as he has 3 top 10 finishes and 5 top 20 finishes this season.
Chase Briscoe will hit the Texas Motor speedway hoping he can get back to the top 10 which has been eluding him since his P9 finish in Martinsville 5 rounds of racing ago. Now the 27 years old has come forth expressing his opinion on his chance at the upcoming All-Star race weekend.
Find out what Chase Briscoe said
Chase Briscoe acknowledged that he is cool and happy about the fact he doesn’t have to worry about racing his way to the top while keeping the car in a piece for the coming stages at Texas as he is already locked in a place for the final showdown. He went on to say that the All-Star race is one of the possess one of the big tasks in earning a spot in the final stage if you haven’t locked up a spot before entering it as every competitor would looking to be part of it.
“Mostly, I just don’t have to worry about racing my way in while keeping the car in one piece for a second race. But it’s cool to get to know I’m already locked in. The All-Star Race is one of those races you want to have a chance to compete in when you get to the Cup Series but, if you don’t go into it knowing you’ve already got your spot, you know it’s going to be a pretty big task to earn your spot. Everyone wants to be part of it,” Chase Briscoe said.
Chase Briscoe went on to say that he will go into the race with the same mentality as he approaches every race that is to go for the win and suggest that the team will want to make sure they have a good short-run car with them. He went on to add that you have to be the best to win the race and shared his optimism that they might be able to get something new from the race that can give them a chance in future races.
“The stages are shorter, so the team will want to make sure we’ve got a good short-run car but, really, you race the same way. Points or not, you want to win. That’s why we do this, so it’s the same mentality we’ve got in every race,” says Chase Briscoe.
“You want to be the best and win, and if we can find something that works for us, we might be able to take that somewhere else and capitalize on it for another win,” Chase Briscoe added.