Blake Koch Ready to take on the Final Short Track Race of 2015: After nine previous starts at Phoenix International Raceway, Koch knows his way around the one-mile track. In the fall of 2011, Koch started 13th and finished the race 14th, making that his best starting and finishing position. In the final short-track race of the 2015 season, Koch is looking forward to finishing the race strong and increasing the momentum going into Homestead.
Koch’s thoughts on Phoenix International Raceway: “I always enjoy racing in Phoenix. Our team is very optimistic going into the final short track race of the season. We are looking for a career best finish this weekend.”
No. 8 LeafFilter Gutter Protection Camry: Crew Chief Nick Hutchins and the No. 8 crew will unload chassis No. 56 for the 200-mile race. This chassis’ last run was at Dover International Speedway, where Koch finished 23rd.
– This will mark Koch’s 146th career NASCAR XFINITY Series start
Career Stats at Phoenix International Raceway
Best Start: 13th
Best Finish: 14th