Audio: Interview with Michael Annett

Kerry Murphey chats with Michael Annett

No. 43 Pilot Flying J Ford Mustang
-Annett will make his sixth career start in the NASCAR Nationwide Series at Phoenix
  • -Annett enters Phoenix in 16th spot in the Nationwide driver point standings
  • -Annett’s best finish (10th) came in 2011 at Phoenix International Raceway
Michael Annett on Racing in Phoenix: “Phoenix is one of my favorite tracks to race on. I really like the flat one-mile tracks and PIR is really fast. I had a strong top-10 finish last year on the new configuration and I think since the track has been repaved it puts on a really good show for the fans, especially when we’re racing on the dogleg on the backstretch. At Phoenix it is really important to have good horsepower to drive off of the corners and I’m really looking forward to having a Ford powerhouse under the hood of my Pilot Flying J car this weekend.”

Annett on Racing at Daytona Last Week: “Racing at Daytona is always fun, but it didn’t quite turn out the way we wanted it to last weekend. I had a great car with a lot of horsepower under the hood and my Pilot Flying J Ford could run up front. It’s a shame we got caught up in a wreck at the end because I know we had a good