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Mar 02
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Ryan Reed Finishes 22nd at Phoenix International Raceway

Ryan Reed (Photo Credit: Streeter Lecka / Getty Images) PHOENIX (March 2, 2014) – Roush Fenway Racing’s Ryan Reed finished 22nd after a race ending single car accident in Saturday’s NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) race at Phoenix International Raceway. “We knew the race was coming and we were faster than the guys in front of us and running them down,” said Reed. “On the replay we could see drops on the windshield. It was a perfect situation for me to get myself into trouble. I got a little loose and any other time I think I would have gathered it up, but it got a little too far stepped out on me and the damp race track just got out from underneath me. I tried to save ... FULL STORY »

Elliott Sadler and the No. 11 OneMain Financial Team Settle for Sixth-Place Finish in Rain-Shortened Event at Phoenix International Raceway

Post-Race Highlights: - In the second event of the 2014 NASCAR Nationwide Series season, Elliott Sadler and the No. 11 OneMain Financial team started from the sixth position at Phoenix International Raceway. After the green flag dropped, Sadler battled his way ... FULL STORY »

Kevin Harvick Leads Strong JR Motorsports Contingent at Phoenix International Raceway

JR Motorsports Race 2 of 33: Blue Jeans Go Green 200 at Phoenix International Raceway Track Specs: 1-mile tri-oval / 200 laps Weather: Rain, 65 degrees Race Winner: Kyle Busch Kevin Harvick's finish: 2nd Regan Smith's finish: 8th Chase Elliott's finish: 9th Kevin Harvick Kevin Harvick’s JR Motorsports debut ... FULL STORY »

James Buescher Finishes 12th in Rain Shortened Blue Jeans Go Green 200 at Phoenix International Raceway

James Buescher (Photo Credit: Christian Petersen / Getty Images) AVONDALE, Ariz. (March 2, 2014) - With two solid practice sessions Friday and narrowly missing the cut for the second segment of qualifying at Phoenix International Raceway (PIR), James Buescher rolled off the grid for the Blue Jeans Go ... FULL STORY »

Jeffrey Earnhardt 27th In Phoenix Nationwide Race

Jeffrey Earnhardt (Photo Credit: Sean Gardner / Getty Images) AVONDALE, Ariz. – Jeffrey Earnhardt finished 27th Saturday in the Blue Jeans Go Green 200 Nationwide Series race, the second event of the season. The race, dominated by Sprint Cup invaders, was shortened by 32 laps because of rain. It was ... FULL STORY »

Landon Cassill Records Top-20 At Phoenix International Raceway

No. 01 FlexSeal Chevrolet Camaro (Photo Credit: Robert Laberge / Getty Images) AVONDALE, Ariz. – Landon Cassill brought the Flex Seal Chevrolet home 19th Saturday in the rain-shortened Blue Jeans Go Green 200 Nationwide Series race at Phoenix International Raceway. The race was the second event of the Nationwide season. Driving for ... FULL STORY »

Jamie Dick 2014 NNS Blue Jeans Go Green™ 200 Post Race Report

Jamie Dick (Photo Credit: Jennifer Stewart / Getty Images) A messy ending to a promising weekend sums up the Blue Jeans Go Green 200 for driver Jamie Dick in the No. 55 Viva Auto Group Chevrolet. Starting at the rear of the field is tough anywhere, especially at the ... FULL STORY »



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Brian Scott Finishes 11th in Rain Shortened Race at Phoenix International Raceway
Posted 03.01.14
Brian Scott qualified on the outside pole for the NASCAR Nationwide Series Blue Jeans Go Green 200 at Phoenix International Raceway missing the top speed by only two one thousands of a second. The No. 33 Whitetail Chevrolet battled tight-and-loose conditions for the majority of the race and was looking ...FULL STORY »
NNS Driver Ty Dillon (WESCO) - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images
Ty Dillon Finishes 10th in rain-shortened race at Phoenix International Raceway
Posted 03.01.14
Ty Dillon drove Richard Childress Racing's No. 3 WESCO Chevrolet Camaro to a 10th-place finish Saturday afternoon in a rain-shortened race at Phoenix International Raceway. The No. 3 team made a four-tire, fuel and track bar adjustment pit stop on lap 83, followed by a two-tire and fuel pit stop ...FULL STORY »
Brendan Gaughan (NNS) - Photo Credit: Jeff Gross / Getty Images
Brendan Gaughan Leaves Phoenix International Raceway with a 16th-Place Finish
Posted 03.01.14
Brendan Gaughan drove the No. 62 South Point Hotel & Casino Chevrolet Camaro to a 16th-place finish in the NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Phoenix International Raceway. Gaughan started in the 14th position and battled a tight racecar for most of the race. During the first caution on lap 21, ...FULL STORY »
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
Kyle Busch Wins Rain-Shortened Blue Jeans Go Green 200™ At Phoenix International Raceway
Posted 03.01.14
Kyle Busch became the winningest NASCAR driver in the history of Phoenix International Raceway Saturday, scoring his tenth career victory in the Blue Jeans Go Green 200 NASCAR Nationwide Series race. Despite dire weather reports that questioned whether the race would even start, the 39-car starting field completed 168 of ...FULL STORY »
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Ford 2014 NNS Blue Jeans Go Green 200 Post Race Notes And Quotes
Posted 03.01.14
Ford Racing NNS Notes & Quotes: 10th Annual Blue Jeans Go Green 200 (Phoenix International Raceway) Saturday, March 1, 2014 Race called official on Lap 168 due to rain FORD FINISHING RESULTS 3rd Brad Keselowski 7th Trevor Bayne 15th ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota 2014 NNS Blue Jeans Go Green 200 Post Race Notes And Quotes
Posted 03.01.14
TOYOTA NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) Post-Race Notes & Quotes Phoenix International Raceway – March 1, 2014 · Toyota driver Kyle Busch won his first NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) race of the 2014 season in the rain-shortened event at Phoenix International Raceway. · ...FULL STORY »
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
2014 NNS Blue Jeans Go Green 200 Race Results & Point Standings
Posted 03.01.14
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 ...FULL STORY »
Kyle Busch, driver of the #54 Monster Energy Toyota, celebrates in Victory Lane with the trophy after winning the NASCAR Nationwide Series Blue Jeans Go Green 200 at Phoenix International Raceway on March 1, 2014 in Avondale, Arizona. - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images
Surprise! Kyle Busch Wins Rain Shortened Phoenix Nationwide Race
Posted 03.01.14
It was more than likely that Kyle Busch didn’t need Mother Nature’s help to win Saturday’s Blue Jeans Go Green 200 at Phoenix (Ariz.) International Raceway, but when rain arrived with 32 laps remaining, it added a blanket of security for the driver of the No. 54 Monster Energy Toyota ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images
With a win in hand, Dale Earnhardt Jr. can push the envelope
Posted 03.01.14
AVONDALE, Ariz.— Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s victory in last Sunday's Daytona 500 might just be the NASCAR equivalent of a 'Get-out-of-jail-free' card. With a Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup berth all but a certainty thanks to the win, Earnhardt, Steve Letarte and the No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports team suddenly are ...FULL STORY »


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