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Nov 11
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Kyle Busch – Finishing Strong

Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M's Toyota - Photo Credit: Matt Sullivan/Getty Images HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (Nov. 11, 2014) – As the curtain falls on the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series campaign in Sunday’s season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway, Kyle Busch is as focused as ever to finish strong. Despite not being eligible to win the Sprint Cup championship, the driver of the No. 18 M&M’s Toyota Camry for Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) has plenty to race for in Sunday’s Ford EcoBoost 400. The statistics show that the 2014 Chase has been strong for Busch and the M&M’s team overall, with three top-five finishes and six top-10s in the first nine races of NASCAR’s 10-race playoffs. However, accidents at both Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway last month and at Phoenix International Raceway last weekend have him sitting eighth ... FULL STORY »

Motorsports This Week on ESPN

ESPN Logo Championships on the Line in NASCAR, NHRA Season Finales Chase for NASCAR Sprint Cup Down to Four Drivers in Miami Finale: After a full season of racing, the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship will be decided in the Ford Ecoboost 400 at ... FULL STORY »

SportsCenter To Follow NASCAR Championship Contenders All Week

ESPN NASCAR Logo With the revised Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship having determined the four drivers who have a chance to win what will be the first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship for each, ESPN SportsCenter will follow the four contenders ... FULL STORY »

Kevin Harvick advances to season finale with dominating win at Phoenix

Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Budweiser Chevrolet, celebrates in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Quicken Loans Race for Heroes 500 at Phoenix International Raceway on November 9, 2014 in Avondale, Arizona. - Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images AVONDALE, Ariz.— A victory at Phoenix—and a dominating one at that—was exactly what Kevin Harvick needed to keep his hopes for a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship alive. But a second-place finish in Sunday’s Quicken Loans Race for Heroes 500 did ... FULL STORY »

Toyota Racing 2014 NSCS Quicken Loans 500(k) Post-Race Recaps

Toyota Racing Logo Camry driver Denny Hamlin advanced to the four-driver final round of this year's championship playoff at Homestead Miami Speedway next weekend after finishing fifth in today's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race at Phoenix International Raceway. Matt Kenseth (third) was the ... FULL STORY »

Team Chevy 2014 NSCS Quicken Loans 500(k) Post-Race Recaps

Chevy Bowtie Symbol JEFF GORDON, NO. 24 AXALTA CHEVROLET SS – Finished 2nd: WHAT ARE YOUR THOUGHTS ON NOT MOVING ON TO THE CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND IN HOMESTEAD, YOU ONLY MISSED IT BY ONE POINT: 
“Yeah, it’s disappointing.  We have a lot to hold our ... FULL STORY »

2014 Homestead-Miami Speedway NASCAR Championship Weekend Event Schedule

Ford Championship Weekend at Homestead-Miami Speedway HOMESTEAD MIAMI SPEEDWAY 2014 NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES NASCAR NATIONWIDE SERIES / NASCAR CAMPING WORLD TRUCK SERIES EVENT SCHEDULE Wednesday, November 12TH 4:00 PM NCWTS HAULERS ENTER (UNLOAD ONLY) Thursday, ... FULL STORY »



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Ford Racing 2014 NSCS Quicken Loans 500(k) Post-Race Recaps
Posted 11.09.14
LOGANO QUALIFIES FOR CHAMPIONSHIP FOUR AT FORD CHAMPIONSHIP WEEKEND Joey Logano, driver of the No. 22 Shell/Pennzoil Ford Fusion, finished sixth and clinched a spot in the Championship Four next weekend at Ford Championship Weekend.  Brad Keselowski finished fourth in the race, but fell five points short of making the transfer ...FULL STORY »
Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Budweiser Chevrolet, celebrates after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Quicken Loans Race for Heroes 500 at Phoenix International Raceway on November 9, 2014 in Avondale, Arizona. - Photo Credit: Matt Sullivan Photography/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Quicken Loans 500(k) Race Results & Point Standings
Posted 11.09.14
The race to become the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Champion now comes down to one race, and on Sunday, Kevin Harvick won the Quicken Loans 500(k) at Phoenix International Raceway to advance as one of four drivers eligible for the championship. Harvick, who also won the spring NSCS event ...FULL STORY »
Brad Keselowski, driver of the #22 Discount Tire Ford, celebrates with a burnout after winning in the NASCAR Nationwide Series - Photo Credit: Getty Images
2014 NNS DAV 200 Race Results & Point Standings
Posted 11.08.14
After a green-white-checkered (flags) dash to the finish in Saturday's NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) DAV 200, it was Brad Keselowski winning the battle at Phoenix International Raceway. But, it was rookie Chase Elliott - with his fifth-place finish - winning the war by becoming the youngest driver to win a NASCAR national ...FULL STORY »
Jamie McMurray, driver of the #1 LIFTMASTER Chevrolet, walks in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Quicken Loans Race for Heroes 500 at Phoenix International Raceway in Avondale, Arizona. - Photo Credit: Matt Sullivan Photography/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Quicken Loans 500(k) Final Practice Session Speeds
Posted 11.08.14
The final NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Quicken Loans 500(k) practice session held Saturday afternoon concluded with Jamie McMurray - with a lap speed of 137.106 MPH - showing the fastest way around Phoenix International Raceway. Kevin Harvick, with a lap speed of 137.065 MPH, was second fastest in the session, and was ...FULL STORY »
NNS Driver Kyle Busch on track at PIR in the No. 54 Monster Energy Toyota - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
2014 NNS DAV 200 Starting Lineup
Posted 11.08.14
Kyle Busch, in round 1 of qualifying, broke the preivous NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) qualifying track record at Phoenix International Raceway with a lap speed of 134.414 MPH. But, it will be his qualifying lap speed of 133.963 MPH in round two that placed him on the pole for today's DAV ...FULL STORY »
Marcos Ambrose, driver of the #9 Stanley Ford, walks in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kansas. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Marcos Ambrose Looks Back on NASCAR Career
Posted 11.08.14
Marcos Ambrose, driver of the No. 9 Stanley Ford Fusion, has two races remaining in his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series career before heading back to his native Australia, where he will compete for Roger Penske and Dick Johnson next year in the V8 Supercar Series. He spoke with Ford Racing after ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Kevin Harvick exiting car
2014 NSCS Quicken Loans 500(k) Second Practice Session Speeds
Posted 11.08.14
Kevin Harvick, with a lap speed of 138.403 MPH, was the quickest early Saturday at the conclusion of the second NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) practice session for Sunday's Quicken Loans 500(k) at Phoenix International Raceway. Second quickest was Brad Keselowski with a lap speed of 138.387 MPH, and he was ...FULL STORY »
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Statement from Phoenix International Raceway regarding the power outages at Friday night’s race
Posted 11.08.14
Statement from Phoenix International Raceway regarding the power outages at Friday night's race We are extremely disappointed that tonight’s race was delayed and ultimately shortened by failures in the local power grid. We want to thank the devoted race fans who stayed throughout the race, however PIR and NASCAR both agreed ...FULL STORY »
Erik Jones, driver of the #51 Dollar General Toyota, leads Matt Crafton, driver of the #88 Menards/Hormel Toyota, during the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Lucas Oil 150 at Phoenix International Raceway on November 7, 2014 in Avondale, Arizona. - Photo Credit: Matt Sullivan/Getty Images
2014 NCWTS Lucas Oil 150 Race Results & Point Standings
Posted 11.08.14
After two delays due to power outage and ending the race with 24-laps to go, it was pole-sitter Erik Jones dominating the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) Lucas Oil 150, and winning Friday night at Phoenix International Raceway. Jones, who led the most laps - 114 out of 126, received his third ...FULL STORY »


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