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Dylan "Mamba" Smith on The Clash at The Coliseum: "It was a NASCAR Event and I want more like it"

Updated: Jun 10, 2022

by Crystal Clay


We have finally made it to the Daytona 500.


While the wait couldn’t have been any longer, The Clash at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum was more than enough entertainment to hold a NASCAR fan over for another week.


Dylan “Mamba” Smith, late model wheelman and co-host of NASCAR’s Backseat Drivers could be seen moving around all parts of the Coliseum with the contagious positive attitude he is popular for. We reached out for his thoughts on what he saw in Los Angeles and what that means for NASCAR's modern era.


Dylan "Mamba" Smith watching The Clash at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum


Can you describe the energy at the Coliseum before, during & after the race weekend?

I really can't haha. it was a whole vibe so many people were excited to be there. After, no one left without a smile on their faces it was amazing. I told people the clash wasn't a NASCAR race; it was a NASCAR Event and I want more like it.