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Nov 11
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Kevin Harvick Wins At Phoenix, Keeps Faint Title Hopes Alive

(Center) Kevin Harvick, driver of the #29 Budweiser Chevrolet, celebrates in victory lane with team owner Richard Childress (Left) after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AdvoCare 500 at Phoenix International Raceway on November 10, 2013 in Avondale, Arizona. - Photo Credit: Jennifer Stewart/Getty Images AVONDALE, Ariz. -- Jimmie Johnson survived a close call and a succession of less-than-stellar restarts. Matt Kenseth couldn't overcome handling problems that kept his car mired in traffic. And Kevin Harvick, meanwhile, took advantage of Carl Edwards' fuel shortage to win his fourth race of the season in Sunday's AdvoCare 500 at Phoenix International Raceway, keeping alive his faint hopes of winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship in his final season with Richard Childress Racing. The net result? Johnson, who finished third, widened his lead over the struggling Kenseth, who ran 23rd, and took a giant step toward his sixth series championship. Johnson expanded his advantage in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup standings from seven to 28 points over Kenseth entering ... FULL STORY »

Kevin Harvick Wins at Phoenix for Second Consecutive Year to Lead All-Chevrolet Top-Six Finish

Kevin Harvick, driver of the #29 Budweiser Chevrolet, celebrates with a burnout after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AdvoCare 500 at Phoenix International Raceway on November 10, 2013 in Avondale, Arizona. - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images Jimmie Johnson Extends Points Lead to 28 Points With One Race Today  PHOENIX (November 10, 2013) - Kevin Harvick, No. 29 Budweiser Chevrolet SS, proved once again that not only is Phoenix International Raceway (PIR) one of his favorite tracks, it is ... FULL STORY »

Kurt Busch Scores 5th Place Finish in Phoenix, 11th Top-Five of Season

2013 NSCS Driver Kurt Busch - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images PHOENIX (Nov. 10, 2013) -- Kurt Busch and the Furniture Row Racing team came through in the end, securing a fifth-place finish in Sunday’s AdvoCare 500 Sprint Cup Series race at Phoenix International Raceway. It was the 11th top-five finish of ... FULL STORY »

Toyota Racing 2013 NSCS AdvoCare 500 at PIR Post-Race Recaps

Toyota Racing Logo Kyle Busch (seventh) was the first Toyota driver to the finish line in Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race at Phoenix International Raceway. Kevin Harvick was the race-winner. Camry driver Martin Truex Jr. (eighth) also earned top-10 finishes at the ... FULL STORY »

Team Chevy 2013 NSCS AdvoCare 500 at PIR Post-Race Recaps

Team Chevy Logo KEVIN HARVICK, NO. 29 BUDWEISER CHEVROLET SS – RACE WINNER: WHAT WERE YOUR THOUGHTS WHEN YOU SAW CARL (EDWARDS) COME OFF THE PACE? “Well I think we were all pushing it on gas there to try to just put enough in it ... FULL STORY »

Ford Racing 2013 NSCS AdvoCare 500 at PIR Post-Race Recaps

Ford Racing Logo CARL EDWARDS – No. 99 Fastenal Ford Fusion – “We played the strategy very well.  We did a really good job, but we just needed a little more fuel.  We just miscalculated.  I thought we were a lap to the good.  I was saving just ... FULL STORY »

Quicken Loans to Sponsor Phoenix International Raceway’s Fall 2014 Sprint Cup Series Race

Phoenix International Raceway Logo National mortgage lender expands involvement in motorsports PHOENIX, November 10, 2013 – Quicken Loans, the nation’s largest online mortgage lender, today partnered with Phoenix International Raceway (PIR) to announce it will sponsor the Veterans Day weekend NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race on November 9, ... FULL STORY »



Flags of the five U.S. military branches are proudly on display at the Furniture Row Racing shop in Denver, Colo.
Observing Veterans Day, Furniture Row Racing Salutes Team Members who Served in the Military
Posted 11.09.13
PHOENIX (Nov. 9, 2013) -- Veterans Day, an annual federal holiday on Nov. 11 that honors America’s military veterans for their patriotism and service to the country, takes on a special meaning for Furniture Row Racing, which will be competing in this weekend’s AdvoCare 500 NASCAR’s Sprint Cup Series race ...FULL STORY »
Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's/Kobalt Tools Chevrolet, celebrates after setting the pole position in qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Advocare 500 at Phoenix International Raceway on November 8, 2013 in Avondale, Arizona. - Photo Credit: Christian Petersen/NASCAR via Getty Images
Jimmie Johnson Wins the Pole at Phoenix with New Track Record
Posted 11.08.13
Chevrolet SS Drivers Capture Two of Top-Five and Six of Top-11 in Qualifying for Sunday's AdvoCare 500 AVONDALE, ARIZ (November 8, 2013) Five-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion and current point leader Jimmie Johnson was blistering fast in the heat of the desert sun at Phoenix International Raceway in setting a new ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota Racing 2013 NSCS AdvoCare 500 at PIR Post-Qualifying Recaps
Posted 11.08.13
DENNY HAMLIN, No. 11 FedEx Ground Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing Starting Position: 2nd Did you think it was possible to qualify at the front of the field? "Honestly, we didn't get to spend that much time in qualifying because we were so bad when we unloaded. We made some ...FULL STORY »
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Team Chevy 2013 NSCS AdvoCare 500 at PIR Post-Qualifying Recaps
Posted 11.08.13
JIMMIE JOHNSON, NO. 48 LOWE’S/KOBALT TOOLS CHEVROLET SS – POLE WINNER “I just have to thank everybody on this Hendrick team. This KOBALT Tools Lowe’s Chevrolet has been very good off the truck and we were able to back it up and get it done in qualifying. I knew we had ...FULL STORY »
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Ford Racing 2013 NSCS AdvoCare 500 at PIR Post-Qualifying Recaps
Posted 11.08.13
CARL EDWARDS – No. 99 Fastenal Ford Fusion – “I was just way tighter than I thought it was going to be.  It’s just very frustrating.  We’ll just have to work harder in the race, but that’s pretty frustrating.”  RICKY STENHOUSE JR. – No. 17 Driven Ford Fusion – “Our Driven Ford Fusion was exactly ...FULL STORY »
2013 NSCS No. 48 Lowe's/Kobalt Tools Chevy in garage area at Indianapolis Motor Speedway - Photo Credit: Paul Powell/Catchfence
2013 NSCS AdvoCare 500 at PIR Q&A with Driver Jimmie Johnson
Posted 11.08.13
JIMMIE JOHNSON, NO. 48 LOWE’S/KOBALT TOOLS CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Phoenix International Raceway and discussed the championship battle with Matt Kenseth, racing at Phoenix and other topics. HOW ARE YOU FEELING ABOUT PHOENIX AND HAVING TWO RACES TO GO? “Eager to get on the track and see ...FULL STORY »
2013 NSCS Driver Kevin Harvick (Budweiser) - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images
2013 NSCS AdvoCare 500 at PIR Q&A with Driver Kevin Harvick
Posted 11.08.13
KEVIN HARVICK, NO 29 BUDWEISER CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Phoenix International Raceway and discussed racing at Phoenix, the Chase Championship battle, his RCR career winding down and other topics.  TALK ABOUT YOUR FOUNDATION DONATION TO THE HIGH SCHOOL YOUR HOMETOWN OF BAKERSFIELD, CALIFORNIA:  “We had our yearly ...FULL STORY »
2013 NSCS Driver Ryan Newman (Quicken Loans) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
2013 NSCS AdvoCare 500 at PIR Q&A with Driver Ryan Newman
Posted 11.08.13
RYAN NEWMAN, NO. 39 QUICKEN LOANS/SALUTE TO VETERANS DAY CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Phoenix International Raceway and discussed memories at Phoenix, the 2014 season and other topics. WHAT IS YOUR FONDEST MEMORY OF RACING AT PHOENIX? “I’ve been fortunate to be able to experience it and the ...FULL STORY »
2013 NSCS Driver Jeff Burton climbs from car - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton
2013 NSCS AdvoCare 500 at PIR Q&A with Driver Jeff Burton
Posted 11.08.13
JEFF BURTON, NO. 31 CAT MINING CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media today at Phoenix International Raceway and discussed making his 1,000th career NASCAR national series start, his role in the sport in 2014 and many other topics.  A BIG MILESTONE FOR YOU THIS WEEKEND YOU HAVE HAD A ...FULL STORY »


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