Nick Zeller-Singh expects to graduate in spring 2022 with a bachelor’s degree in sports journalism and a minor in digital audience. Zeller-Singh, who interned with the San Francisco Examiner and contributes to Inferno Intel and FloSports, is working in the Phoenix Sports Bureau.
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PHOENIX – Dirt tracks across Arizona have a deep history in the auto racing world and have been a proving ground for the next NASCAR racers. Once they began to close, communities built within the sport.
CHANDLER – The Nitro Rallycross tour made a stop at Wild Horse Pass, where fans saw large jumps, crazy turns and top-tier drivers participating.
PHOENIX – Phoenix Raceway hosted more than the NASCAR Championship on championship weekend. The racetrack partnered with the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Valley to host a first-of-its-kind Rocket League esports tournament.
PHOENIX – With plans for fans to return to a full capacity Waste Management Phoenix Open, the Thunderbirds and tournament officials are constructing grandstands and adding new elements for the February event.
AVONDALE – Phoenix Raceway hosted the final race of the Generation 6 era of cars on NASCAR Championship weekend. Generation 6 cars made their run from 2013-2021 and with Next Gen cars set to make their debut next season, questions loom.
SUPERIOR – In 1949, Colorado began racing burros to honor the tradition of donkeys and their impact on mining towns. In the last few years, Arizona has picked up the tradition, racing burros to spread awareness of burros and mining history.
GLENDALE – Several Arizona track offers go-kart opportunities for future NASCAR drivers as well as those simply looking to have a little fun. Some of the top professional drivers started their careers by competing in go-karts.
GLENDALE – During the pandemic, Monster Jam limited fans attending events. In 2021, 100% capacity is back and the fans took advantage when the event came to Arizona last weekend.
CHANDLER – Encouraged by the recent success of the Suns and Cardinals, local trading card collectors are jumping back into the scene. It’s a trend that doesn’t appear to be slowing down any time soon, thanks to personalities like Devin Booker and Kyler Murray.
PHOENIX – Female racers have been in the shadows in a male-dominated sport. Two Arizona women are breaking the gender barrier with the support of Tucson Speedway.
SCOTTSDALE - Ability 360 Expo hosted the first-ever USA Wheelchair Football League national tournament in Scottsdale. Nine teams from across the country came together to compete.
PHOENIX - With sports gambling officially legal in Arizona, professional teams celebrate partnerships with Caesars Sportsbook, FanDuel and Barstool Sportsbook.
TUCSON – Street Warriorz, which started in Florida and has come to Arizona for the first time, provides a “Fast and Furious” experience to amateur street racers, keeping them and bystanders safe.