The Inside Lane | Episode 13: Eric Wilkins

Devon Henry rides the inside lane, going inside the world of motorsports in the state of Arizona. In this episode of ‘The Inside Lane,’ Devon is getting ready for the 2020 Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals. Joining us is a Three-time Hank Arnold Memorial winner, a two- time Arizona Sprint Car Association Champion, and a 2018 member of the Arizona Motorsports Hall of Fame class. Driving the Ashley & Laura Corey No. 40 in the 34th Annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals, from El Mirage, Arizona, it’s the Wiz Kid, Eric Wilkins!

Wilkins makes the trip back to one of the world’s biggest races, battling over 350 of the world’s best race car drivers, for the first time in fifteen years. He discusses his return to racing in 2019, what has changed while he’s been gone, some Manzanita memories, and more!

All nights of the Chili Bowl can be viewed on and the Saturday Night C, B, and A-Mains on MAVTV. Read more on Eric and the other Arizonans in the Chili Bowl Nationals here.

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.