The Inside Lane | Episode 1: J.J. Yeley

Devon Henry rides the inside lane, going inside the life and career of some of the best racers to hail from Arizona. In the premiere episode of The Inside Lane, Devon is joined by one of the greatest racers to come from Arizona in the past few decades. He’s a USAC Triple Crown winner, Chili Bowl runner-up, and NASCAR driver, it’s J.J. Yeley, from Phoenix, Arizona.

It’s the day of Yeley’s qualifying day for the 2019 Chili Bowl Nationals. Yeley joins Devon to talk about his Chili Bowl career and who is the biggest winner in the Yeley household. The two also discuss the ten-year mark since the destruction of legendary Manzanita Speedway, and the passing of motorsport’s J.D. Gibbs.

Arizona native, Devon Henry, joined the Sports360AZ crew in 2018 after graduating from Arizona State's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism & Mass Communication. Devon has avidly partaken in coverage of the Arizona high school sports scene since 2013 and has covered NASCAR and INDYCAR at Phoenix Raceway since 2017. Devon is also a play-by-play announcer, calling over a dozen different sports and hundreds of events.