Mayer looking for Success in the Desert
United Rentals 200 (200 laps / 200 miles)
Saturday, March 11, 2023
TV: 4:30 p.m. ET on FS1
Radio: 4 p.m. ET on PRN and Sirius XM Ch. 90
Sam Mayer heads to Phoenix Raceway off a strong seventhplace performance at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. This puts him sixth in the points standings, 61 markers behind the leader.
Saturday afternoon’s race at Phoenix will be Mayer’s fourth NXS start at the 1-mile track.
On tracks measuring 1-2 miles in length, the young driver has tallied six top fives and 15 top 10s, while leading the field for 46 laps.
In three starts this season, the Franklin, Wis. native has achieved one top-five and two top-10 finishes, including a second-place finish at Auto Club Speedway two weeks ago.
“The No. 1 team continues to bring me a great Accelerate Professional Talent Solutions Chevrolet every single week and I am really looking forward to getting after it in the desert this weekend. Phoenix hasn’t been one of my stronger tracks but I have certainly learned a lot there the few times we have been there. I know Mardy (Lindley, crew chief) and this team will have a fast car ready when we unload, so that adds a little confidence heading into this weekend.”