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Nov 10
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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 a little bit of fuel, but obviously not enough.  I don’t know if I could have saved a lap and kept Kevin behind me in hindsight, but that’s a tough way to lose one there.  We haven’t run out of fuel in a long time.”   YOU TALKED TO JIMMIE ON PIT ROAD AFTER THE RACE.  WAS IT ABOUT THE CONTACT BETWEEN YOU TWO DURING THE RACE?  “Yeah, I definitely did not mean to hit him.  He did a heckuva job saving it and I’m just glad ... 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 »

Observing Veterans Day, Furniture Row Racing Salutes Team Members who Served in the Military

Flags of the five U.S. military branches are proudly on display at the Furniture Row Racing shop in Denver, Colo. 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 ... FULL STORY »

Jimmie Johnson Wins the Pole at Phoenix with New Track Record

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 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 ... FULL STORY »

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

Toyota Racing Logo 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 ... FULL STORY »

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

Chevy Bowtie Symbol 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 ... FULL STORY »

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

Ford Racing Logo 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. ... 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 »
NSCS Driver Matt Kenseth (Dollar General)
2013 NSCS AdvoCare 500 at PIR Q&A with Driver Matt Kenseth
Posted 11.08.13
MATT KENSETH, No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing How are you feeling heading into the penultimate race of the year? "I would feel better if we were leading. Obviously, everybody wants to be the leader, but I feel good about it. I'm look ing forward to this ...FULL STORY »
2013 NSCS Driver Denny Hamlin (FedEx Ground) - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images
Denny Hamlin 2013 NSCS AdvoCare 500 at PIR Race Preview
Posted 11.07.13
RACE INFO: Event: AdvoCare 500k Date/Time: Nov. 10/1 p.m. MT 2012 winner: Kevin Harvick 2012 polesitter: Kyle Busch Distance: 312 laps/312 miles Track Length: 1 mile Banking: 9/11 degrees Track Shape: Oval EXPRESS NOTES: Texas Recap: Denny Hamlin finished seventh in Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Texas Motor Speedway, recording a second-straight top-10 result for the #11 FedEx ...FULL STORY »
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Dave Blaney & JJ Yeley 2013 NSCS AdvoCare 500 at PIR Race Previews
Posted 11.07.13
Tommy Baldwin Racing Pre-race News and Notes: Phoenix International Raceway Event/Date: AdvoCare 500(k) Track: Phoenix International Raceway (AZ) Track length: 1 mile Race distance: 312 miles (312 laps) Tune in: NASCAR on ESPN at 2pm ET Mooresville, NC (November 7, 2013): With just two races remaining in the 2013 season, Tommy Baldwin Racing rolls in to ...FULL STORY »
NSCS Jimmie Johnson (Kobalt Tools) - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images for NASCAR
Jimmie Johnson – No Friends When the Helmet Goes On
Posted 11.07.13
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (Nov. 7, 2013) – In case no one has been paying attention, the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship has come down to two races, essentially between two men – five-time champion Jimmie Johnson and 2003 champion Matt Kenseth. Seven points separate the two drivers with the ...FULL STORY »
NSCS Martin Truex Jr - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images for NASCAR
Martin Truex Jr 2013 NSCS AdvoCare 500 at PIR Race Preview
Posted 11.06.13
CORNELIUS, N.C. —  No. 56 NAPA AUTO PARTS Toyota driver Martin Truex Jr. and crew chief Chad Johnston are eager to get on track at Phoenix International Raceway for Sunday’s 312-lap event. The one-mile oval is one of their favorites and the No. 56 has been one of the fastest cars the ...FULL STORY »


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