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Mar 03
Sunday

Edwards Leads Roush Fenway to Victory in Phoenix

Carl Edwards, driver of the #99 Subway Ford, celebrates his victory in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Subway Fresh Fit 500 at Phoenix International Raceway on March 3, 2013 in Avondale, Arizona. - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images AVONDALE, Ariz. (March 3, 2013) – Roush Fenway’s Carl Edwards pulled away on a green-white-checkered finish and never looked back; earning a huge victory in the Subway Fresh Fresh Fit 500 Sprint Cup race at Phoenix International Raceway. The win is Roush Fenway’s seventh at PIR in the Sprint Cup Series and the team’s record-extending 312th NASCAR victory. Greg Biffle led 39 laps in the race; finishing 17th. RFR rookie Ricky Stenhouse Jr. was 16th in the final rundown. “I don’t even know where to start,” said Edwards who broke a 70-race winless streak with the victory. “I have a lot of people to thank; first and foremost Jack Roush and of these guys at Roush Fenway.” With a solid lead late ... FULL STORY »

Richard Childress Racing 2013 NSCS SUBWAY Fresh Fit 500(k) Post-Race Report

Richard Childress Racing Logo Phoenix 500 Phoenix International Raceway NASCAR Sprint Cup Series March 3, 2013 Race Highlights: Richard Childress Racing teammates finished 10th (Jeff Burton), 13th (Kevin Harvick) and 20th (Paul Menard). RCR drivers made a total of 105 Green-Flag Passes. Burton led the organization with 44, ... FULL STORY »

Toyota Racing 2013 NSCS SUBWAY Fresh Fit 500(k) Post-Race Recaps

Toyota Racing Logo Denny Hamlin (third) was the highest finishing Camry driver in Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race at Phoenix International Raceway. Toyota drivers Clint Bowyer (sixth) and Matt Kenseth (seventh) also earned top-10 results in Arizona. Camry driver Mark Martin (21st) led ... FULL STORY »

Team Chevy Captures Two of the Top-Five Finishes at Phoenix

No 48 Lowes Chevy SS on Track - Photo Credit: Justin Edmonds/Getty Images Jimmie Johnson Follows Daytona 500 Win with Runner Up Spot in Subway Fresh Fit 500 AVONDALE, Ariz. (March 3, 2013) – Jimmie Johnson, No. 48 Lowe’s Chevrolet SS, remained hot today as he vied for a second consecutive win in Round 2 ... FULL STORY »

Kurt Busch Sees Top-10 Performance Fade in Phoenix

Kurt Busch in Car - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images AVONDALE, Ariz. (March 3, 2013) – After starting at the rear of the 43-car field due to changing to a backup car after Friday’s qualifying accident, Kurt Busch was a driver on the move when the green flag dropped for ... FULL STORY »

Team Chevy 2013 NSCS SUBWAY Fresh Fit 500(k) Post-Race Recaps

Chevy Bowtie Symbol JIMMIE JOHNSON, NO. 48 LOWE’S CHEVROLET SS – FINISHED SECOND ON HIS DAY: "Racing-wise, it was tough to pass all day long. Track position, and strategy on pit road really seemed to be the big deal. We went four early, and it ... FULL STORY »

Ford Racing 2013 NSCS SUBWAY Fresh Fit 500(k) Post-Race Recaps

Ford Racing Logo CARL EDWARDS – No. 99 Subway Ford Fusion – VICTORY LANE INTERVIEW -- IT’S BEEN 70 RACES SINCE YOU WON A CUP RACE. “Thank you and thank you to the fans, too.  It’s so cool to see the grandstands packed here at this race track.  I ... FULL STORY »



Carl Edwards, driver of the #99 Subway Ford, celebrates in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Subway Fresh Fit 500 at Phoenix International Raceway on March 3, 2013 in Avondale, Arizona. - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images
2013 NSCS SUBWAY Fresh Fit 500(k) Race Results
Posted 03.03.13
After a green-white-checkered (flags) dash to the finish, it was Carl Edwards breaking a 70-race winless streak, as he kept last week's Daytona 500 winner, Jimmie Johnson, behind him (by 1.024 seconds) to win the 2013 NSCS SUBWAY Fresh Fit 500(k) at Phoenix International Raceway. Edwards, who led the most laps ...FULL STORY »
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Travis Pastrana; No. 60 Team Finishes 28th At Phoenix International Raceway
Posted 03.03.13
AVONDALE, Ariz. (Mar. 3, 2013) – Travis Pastrana and the Roush Fenway Racing (RFR) No. 60 Ford Mustang finished 28th at Phoenix International Raceway (PIR) after making contact with the wall on the second lap of the 200-lap race. The Dollar General 200 fueled by Amerigas took the green ...FULL STORY »
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Kevin Harvick and the Rheem / Menards Team Earn a Disappointing 33rd-place Finish at Phoenix International Raceway Despite Promising Run
Posted 03.03.13
Despite showing speed in the early stages of the race, Kevin Harvick and the No. 33 Rheem / Menards Chevrolet team were relegated to a 33rd-place finish in the Dollar General 200 at Phoenix International Raceway, after a cut right-front tire sent the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series regular into the ...FULL STORY »
Engine Failure Relegates Eric McClure to 29th-place Finish at Phoenix International Raceway
Posted 03.03.13
Avondale, AZ (March 2, 2013)— Coming off an eighth place finish at Daytona (FL) Int’l Speedway, Eric McClure and the Hefty®/Reynolds® team headed to Phoenix (AZ) Int’l Raceway (PIR) looking for another solid finish to help jumpstart the 2013 season. After posting the 20th fastest qualifying time and running ...FULL STORY »
Parker Kligerman Drives Wounded Toyota Camry To 19th Place Finish At Phoenix International Raceway
Posted 03.03.13
"Brake Issue Leads to Spin Which Causes Significant Damage to No. 77 Toyota" Date: March 2, 2013 Event: ...FULL STORY »
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Ford Racing 2013 NNS Dollar General 200 Post Race Notes And Quotes
Posted 03.02.13
Ford Racing NNS Notes & Quotes: Dollar General 200 (Phoenix International Raceway) Saturday, March 2, 2013 Ford Finishing Order: 2nd – Brad Keselowski 4th – Trevor Bayne 7th – Sam Hornish Jr. 9th – Aric Almirola 28th – Travis Pastrana BRAD KESELOWSKI – No. 22 Discount Tire Ford Mustang – PRESS CONFERENCE – “I thought ...FULL STORY »
Kyle Busch, driver of the #54 Monster Toyota, celebrates after winning the NASCAR Nationwide Series Dollar General 200 fueled by AmeriGas at Phoenix International Raceway on March 2, 2013 in Avondale, Arizona. - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images
Kyle Busch Rallies For Return To Victory Lane At Phoenix International Raceway
Posted 03.02.13
Determination and a strong No. 54 Monster Energy Toyota Camry propelled Kyle Busch back to victory lane in the NASCAR Nationwide Series at Phoenix (Ariz.) International Raceway Saturday afternoon in the Dollar General 200. Despite having the dominate car in the field, Busch had to overcome two miscues, both occurring on ...FULL STORY »
Kyle Busch, driver of the #54 Monster Toyota, celebrates in victory lane during the NASCAR Nationwide Series Dollar General 200 fueled by AmeriGas at Phoenix International Raceway on March 2, 2013 in Avondale, Arizona. - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
2013 NNS Dollar General 200 Race Results
Posted 03.02.13
From the pole to victory lane, Kyle Busch dominated the NNS Dollar General 200 as he led 142 laps of the 200 that were run, and "holds off" Brad Keselowski by 1.943 seconds to win at Phoenix International Raceway, Busch, who broke a 24-race winless streak in the series, received his ...FULL STORY »
Mark Martin, driver of the #55 Aaron's Dream Machine Toyota, looks on from in the garage during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Subway Fresh Fit 500 at Phoenix International Raceway in Avondale, Arizona. - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
2013 NSCS SUBWAY Fresh Fit 500(k) Final Practice Session Speeds
Posted 03.02.13
Once again, it was Mark Martin showing the quickest way around Phoenix International Raceway, as he was on top of the speed charts with a lap speed of 134.248 mph, during the final NSCS SUBWAY Fresh Fit 500(k) practice session. Second quickest with a lap speed of 133.904 mph, was Kyle ...FULL STORY »


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