NASCAR Sprint Cup Cactus Trials is one of the most popular spectator sports. The recent NASCAR Sprint Cup Cactus Trials was held on Monday, March 3rd, 2008 on Phoenix International Raceway, Avondale, AZ. The event was as exciting as ever, much to the delight of their fans. NASCAR Sprint Cup Cactus Trials is usually held before the SUBWAY Fresh Fit 500. The Cactus Trials not only provide the fans with a chance to watch their favorite teams but it also provide each race team an opportunity to prepare for the various track layouts, different conditions and surfaces that they will face in the coming season.
NASCAR which stands for National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, Inc. was founded in 1948 and is the sanctioning body of one of America's premier sports. The sporting events organized by NASCAR are watched by millions of fans across the world and they also purchase more than $2 billion worth of licensed products from NASCAR. Sprint Cup series is one of the top 20 attended sporting events in the U.S. and is broadcasted on television in more than 150 countries. Hence many Fortune 500 companies take part in NASCAR Sprint Cup series.
The first driver to win the NASCAR cup was Red Byron in 1949; just a year after the NASCAR was formed in 1948. In recent times, Kyle Busch from Las Vegas tops the Sprint Cup series driver list with 335 points. Earlier, this series was known as NASCAR's premier series. From January 1, 2008 the name was changed to NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.