AUDIO – Pete Pistone told us all we need to know about NASCAR this weekend and some positive takeaways from the unfortunate Ryan Newman crash.

NASCAR is going down at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway this weekend with the Pennzoil 400 happening on Sunday.

Pete Pistone is a broadcaster for NASCAR and he joined us Thursday on Cofield & Co. to get us ready for this weekend’s event at LVMS. Pistone told us that Ryan Newman’s condition is improving and explained exactly what happened in the accident.

Pistone also told us about the advances that have been made to the safety of the cars and the tracks. He said that had the crash happened 10 years ago, it could have ended with a much worse outcome.

Listen to the full interview here (24:11 mark)

Twitter – @PPistone

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Author: Ari

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