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Mar 01
Saturday

2014 NNS Blue Jeans Go Green 200 Race Results & Point Standings

Kyle Busch, driver of the #54 Monster Energy Toyota, stands on pit road during a rain delay in the NASCAR Nationwide Series Blue Jeans Go Green 200 at Phoenix International Raceway on March 1, 2014 in Avondale, Arizona. - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images Saturday at Phoenix Interntional Raceway, rain shortened the NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) Blue Jeans Go Green 200 with 168-laps (out of 200) completed, and at the front - for the victory - was Kyle Busch, who was already dominating the event. Busch, who led the most laps - 155, received his first series win of the 2014 season, his sixty-fourth series career win and his third consecutive series win at Phoenix International Raceway, as well as, his seventh series win at the track. Wishing to get the race restarted in hopes of giving Busch a run at the win were Kevin Harvick finishing second, followed by pole-sitter Brad Keselowski taking third, Kyle Larson fourth and Matt Kenseth finishes fifth. Rounding out the top-ten ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS The Profit on CNBC 500 Final Practice Session Speeds

Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Jimmy John's Chevrolet, stands in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series The Profit on CNBC 500 at Phoenix International Raceway on March 1, 2014 in Avondale, Arizona. - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images For the second time Saturday at Phoenix International Raceway, Kevin Harvick finds himself leading NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) practice for Sunday's 'The Profit on CNBC 500.' The Stewart-Haas Racing driver, with a lap speed of 136.960 m.p.h., was the ... FULL STORY »

2014 NNS Blue Jeans Go Green 200 Starting Lineup

2014 NNS Driver Brad Keselowski (Discount Tire) - Photo Credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) pole-sitter, Brad Keselowski, added the NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) Blue Jeans Go Green 200 pole at Phoenix International Raceway on Saturday, as he ran a qualifying lap speed of 134.053 m.p.h., to capture the Coors ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS The Profit on CNBC 500 Second Practice Session Speeds

2014 NSCS Driver Kevin Harvick (Jimmy Johns) - Photo Credit: Rober Laberge/Getty Images The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) teams were up early (west coast time) Saturday morning for their second 'The Profit on CNBC 500' practice session at Phoenix International Raceway. At the top of the speed chart with a lap speed of ... FULL STORY »

Jamie McMurray Leads the Way for Team Chevy in New Qualifying Procedure at Phoenix

2014 NSCS Driver Jamie McMurry - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images Six Chevrolet SS Race Cars Qualify in Top 12 Starting Spots  AVONDALE, Ariz. (Feb. 28) – Jamie McMurray led the way Friday for Team Chevy in qualifying for Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Phoenix International Raceway with a third-place time of ... FULL STORY »

Brad Keselowski leads Team Penske sweep of front row at Phoenix

Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Alliance Truck Parts Ford, celebrates setting the pole position in qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series The Profit on CNBC 500 at Phoenix International Raceway on February 28, 2014 in Avondale, Arizona. - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images AVONDALE, Ariz.—At times it was dramatic. At times it was chaotic. But, with drivers trying to cool their engines and tires—not to mention fighting for enough room to complete clean laps--Brad Keselowski won the pole for Sunday’s The Profit on CNBC 500 ... FULL STORY »

Ford Racing 2014 NSCS The Profit on CNBC 500 Post-Qualifying Recaps

Ford Racing Logo Joey Logano, No. 22 Shell Pennzoil Ford Fusion (Qualified 2nd) – “Man, you win the first segment and Brad was second and we had him by a tenth that first run so I was feeling pretty good. After we made our ... FULL STORY »



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Toyota Racing 2014 NSCS The Profit on CNBC 500 Post-Qualifying Recaps
Posted 02.28.14
KYLE BUSCH, No. 18 Skittles Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing Starting Position: 7th What was your impression of the new qualifying format? “It was different. You definitely have to have different strategies. You have to pick and choose the runs you’re going to make and all of what’s going to go on ...FULL STORY »
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Team Chevy 2014 NSCS The Profit on CNBC 500 Post-Qualifying Recaps
Posted 02.28.14
JIMMIE JOHNSON, NO. 48 LOWE’S CHEVROLET SS – Qualified Fourth THOUGHTS ON THE NEW QUALIFYING PROCESS? “There were points in time where it is extremely chaotic especially after a caution and when the track first opens when you have all the race cars.  A couple of cautions could really create an issue ...FULL STORY »
2014 NASCAR Driver Brad Keselowski - Photo Credit: Getty Images
2014 NSCS The Profit on CNBC 500 Starting Lineup
Posted 02.28.14
The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) teams debuted the new qualifying (multi-car) procedures Friday evening at Phoenix International Raceway. And, it was Brad Keselowski, with a new qualifying track record lap speed of 139.384 m.p.h., capturing 'The Profit on CNBC 500' Coors Light Pole Award. Keselowski, who broke Jimmie Johnson's previous record of ...FULL STORY »
2014 NNS Driver Kyle Busch on track in the No. 54 Monster Energy Toyota Camry - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images
2014 NNS Blue Jeans Go Green 200 Final Practice Session Speeds
Posted 02.28.14
During the final NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) Blue Jeans Go Green 200 practice session at Phoenix International Raceway early Friday evening, it was Kyle Busch with a lap speed of 132.309  m.p.h., showing the fastest way around the track. Posting the second fastest lap speed of 132.178 m.p.h., was Brian Scott, followed by ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Denny Hamlin in car - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images
2014 NSCS The Profit on CNBC 500 Q&A with Driver Denny Hamlin
Posted 02.28.14
DENNY HAMLIN, No. 11 FedEx Office Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing What is your approach this weekend? “We are obviously excited to get out here and see what we’ve got on our short track program.  Really struggled a lot at the end of last year as an organization over the last two or three ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Tony Stewart (Bass Pro Shops) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
2014 NSCS The Profit on CNBC 500 Q&A with Driver Tony Stewart
Posted 02.28.14
TONY STEWART, NO. 14 BASS PRO SHOPS/MOBIL 1 CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Phoenix International Raceway and discussed how he feels, gaining chemistry with his new crew chief and other topics. KEVIN HARVICK WAS IMPRESSED ABOUT HOW MUCH YOU LISTEN AS AN OWNER.  IS THAT SOMETHING THAT ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Dale Earnhardt Jr - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
2014 NSCS The Profit on CNBC 500 First Practice Session Speeds
Posted 02.28.14
Last week's 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Daytona 500 winners, Dale Earnhardt, Jr., and team, brought their momentum to Phoenix International Raceway Friday afternoon. Earnhardt, with a lap speed of 138.723 m.p.h, posted the fastest lap during the first NSCS 'The Profit on CNBC 500' practice session. Joey Logano was ...FULL STORY »
NSCS Driver Jeff Gordon (Pepsi Max) - Photo Credit: Justin Edmonds/Getty Images
2014 NSCS The Profit on CNBC 500 Q&A with Driver Jeff Gordon
Posted 02.28.14
JEFF GORDON, NO. 24 PEPSI MAX CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Phoenix International Raceway, and discussed the new Pepsi Max video, new qualifying format and other topics. WHAT CAN YOU SAY ABOUT THE NEW TEST DRIVE VIDEO THAT PEPSI RELEASED? “It’s been a fun week coming off the ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images
2014 NSCS The Profit on CNBC 500 Q&A with Driver Dale Earnhardt Jr.
Posted 02.28.14
DALE EARNHARDT, JR., NO. 88 NATIONAL GUARD CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Phoenix International Raceway and discussed his whirlwind week following his Daytona 500 victory, his thoughts on the new qualifying format, what he has learned about being on Twitter and many other topics.  GIVE US A ...FULL STORY »


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