NASCAR fans up early and ready for the big weekend ahead

KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- The Kansas Speedway will be a busy place over the week as the Kansas 150, Hollywood Casino 400 and Kansas Lottery 300 all make their way through town.

Before the races got underway, FOX 4's Rob Collins stopped by the speedway to see what racing fans were up to. While he was there he ran into a group from Waterloo, Iowa who was up and ready by 5:30 a.m. Watch the video above to hear what's on the menu for the group during the race weekend.

The weekend's races also brings an Olathe native home for a few days. Eric Bailey is a mechanic and over-the-wall crew member for Joey Logano’s No. 22 Shell Pennzoil Ford, the defending winner of the Hollywood Casino 400. Eric says he has a long list of family and friends coming out to the speedway to see him in action.

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