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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 »

2013 NSCS AdvoCare 500 at PIR Race Results

Kevin Harvick, driver of the #29 Budweiser Chevrolet, takes the checkered flag as he crosses the finish line to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AdvoCare 500 at Phoenix International Raceway on November 10, 2013 in Avondale, Arizona. - Photo Credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images As the leader of Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) AdvoCare 500 at Phoenix International Raceway, Carl Edwards, was coming to take the white flag - signifying the final lap - Edwards ran out of gas and relinquished the lead; ... FULL STORY »



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Quicken Loans to Sponsor Phoenix International Raceway’s Fall 2014 Sprint Cup Series Race
Posted 11.10.13
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, 2014. An official name and race logo will be announced ...FULL STORY »
2013 NCWTS Driver Ryan Blaney (Cooper Standard) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Ryan Blaney 2013 NCWTS Lucas Oil 150 Post Race Report
Posted 11.10.13
BRAD KESELOWSKI RACING POST-RACE REPORT PHOENIX INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY LUCAS OIL 150 (150 laps, 150 miles) Driver: Ryan Blaney Starting Position: 26 Finishing Position: 7 Status: Running Current Driver Points: 682 Driver Points Position: 6 Ryan Blaney (@RyanBlaney22), driver of the No. 29 Cooper Standard Ford F-150, made his second career start at Phoenix International Raceway ...FULL STORY »
Kyle Busch, driver of the #54 Monster Energy Toyota, celebrates in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Nationwide Series ServiceMaster 200 at Phoenix International Raceway on November 9, 2013 in Avondale, Arizona. - Photo Credit: Jennifer Stewart/Getty Images
2013 NNS ServiceMaster 200 Race Results
Posted 11.09.13
Once again during this NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) season, Kyle Busch finds himself in victory lane after starting on the pole and leading the most laps in Saturday's NNS ServiceMaster 200 at Phoenix International Raceway. Busch, who led 169 laps out of the 200 that were run, received his twelfth series ...FULL STORY »
NSCS Driver Clint Bowyer (5 hour ENERGY) - Photo Credit Rob Carr/Getty Images
2013 NSCS AdvoCare 500 at PIR Final Practice Session Speeds
Posted 11.09.13
It was Clint Bowyer, with a lap speed of 134.862 m.p.h., showing the quickest way around Phoenix International Raceway Saturday afternoon during the final NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) AdvoCare 500 practice session. Second quickest was Jeff Gordon with a lap speed of 134.842 m.p.h., and he was followed by Kurt ...FULL STORY »
2013 NNS Driver Kyle Busch on track at PIR in the No. 54 Monster Energy Toyota - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
2013 NNS ServiceMaster 200 Starting Lineup
Posted 11.09.13
Saturday afternoon at Phoenix International Raceway, Kyle Busch, with a qualifying lap speed of 133.422 m.p.h., captured the 2013 NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) ServiceMaster 200 Coors Light Pole Award. This was Busch's tenth NNS pole of the 2013 season, his thirty-sixth NNS career pole and his sixth NNS pole at Phoenix ...FULL STORY »
Kurt Busch, driver of the #78 Furniture Row/Denver Mattress Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images
2013 NSCS AdvoCare 500 at PIR Second Practice Session Speeds
Posted 11.09.13
Kurt Busch, with a lap speed of 136.065 m.p.h., was the fastest Saturday morning/afternoon during the second NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) AdvoCare 500 practice session at Phoenix International Raceway. Posting the second fastest lap speed of 135.491 m.p.h., was Kevin Harvick, followed by pole-sitter Jimmie Johnson (135.481 m.p.h.) who was third, Jeff ...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 »
Erik Jones, driver of the #51 Wake Up Narcolepsy Awake at the Wheel Toyota, celebrates in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Lucas Oil 150 at Phoenix International Raceway on November 8, 2013 in Avondale, Arizona. The 17 year-old Jones became the youngest ever winner in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. - Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images
2013 NCWTS Lucas Oil 150 Race Results
Posted 11.08.13
The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) received it's youngest winner Friday night, as 17-year old Erik Jones goes in the record books and to victory lane, after leading the most laps - 84 out 150 - and winning the NCWTS Lucas Oil 150 at Phoenix International Raceway. Finishing 1.616 seconds ...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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