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BRISTOL, Tenn. – Chris Buescher will be the first to admit that his 2016 season has fallen into the roller-coaster category.
After all, the season was 12 races old before he recorded a top-20 finish at Dover in May. And he didn’t acquire a top-15 until Indianapolis in July. That’s why when he emerged victorious […]

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Stewart Looking A Little Green
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It isn’t usually very green around Phoenix International Raceway, which is located in the Arizona desert. But, thanks to Office Depot, which co-sponsors Tony Stewart’s No. 14 Chevrolet Impala, the track is very green this week.
Office Depot has pledged to balance the entire estimated carbon-dioxide emissions associated with NASCAR’s Subway Fresh Fit 600 on Saturday […]

Sat, 04/10/10 – 16:53 | Comments Off on Stewart Looking A Little Green
Kenseth, Gordon Put Feud on Hold
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Arlington, Texas – Matt Kenseth’s career path took a brief detour into the gutter earlier this week, courtesy of a bowling-oriented promotion that admittedly left the NASCAR star embarrassed.
But Kenseth and four-time Sprint Cup champion Jeff Gordon both chose the high road at Phoenix International Raceway Friday during separate post-mortems […]

Sat, 04/10/10 – 13:09 | Comments Off on Kenseth, Gordon Put Feud on Hold
Red-Hot Power On Barber Pole
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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Birmingham, Ala. – It was a crimson tide that took the front row for the first IndyCar race in Alabama.
Riding on the softer Firestones marked by a red sidewall, Will Power claimed the pole at the Barber Motorsports Park in pursuit of a third straight victory in as many tries […]

Sat, 04/10/10 – 12:55 | Comments Off on Red-Hot Power On Barber Pole
Race Day: Kicked Up Race To Test Drivers, Fans?
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Interestingly, the promoters at Phoenix International Raceway, site of tonight’s Subway Fresh Fit 600, seem to think that the attention span of the American sports fan is expanding. How else to explain their decision to tack additional laps onto the race?
But in spite of evidence that attention spans and patience […]

Sat, 04/10/10 – 8:23 | Comments Off on Race Day: Kicked Up Race To Test Drivers, Fans?
Kyle Busch Wins Nationwide Race
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Kyle Busch passed Brad Keselowski for the lead with five laps to go and hung on to win the Bashas’ Supermarkets 300 Nationwide Series race Friday night at Phoenix International Raceway.
Kevin Harvick also got by Keselowski late in the race to finish second.
Keselowski finished third but took the series points lead away from Carl Edwards.
Busch got […]

Fri, 04/9/10 – 23:18 | One Comment
Force Powers To NHRA Pole
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John Force earned the provisional pole in Funny Car with a 4.021-second pass at 316.08 mph on the first day of qualifying at the 23rd annual O’Reilly NHRA Spring Nationals Friday.
The other provisional No. 1 qualifiers at the fifth of 23 races in the 2010 NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series season were Antron Brown […]

Fri, 04/9/10 – 21:11 | Comments Off on Force Powers To NHRA Pole
Allmendinger Claims PIR Pole
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A.J. Allmendinger won his first Sprint Cup Series pole on Friday when he was fastest in qualifying for Saturday’s Subway Fresh Fit 600 at Phoenix International Raceway.
Allmendinger, driving a Ford for Richard Petty Motorsports, turned a lap at 134.675 mph at the 1-mile PIR oval.
“It is exciting to get that first pole,” Allmendinger said. […]

Fri, 04/9/10 – 19:32 | Comments Off on Allmendinger Claims PIR Pole
Ingram: Record Drive Out of Focus
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At the Barber Motorsports Park this weekend, Will Power has a chance to become the first driver in IZOD IndyCar history to start the season with three straight victories since, well, since such records have been kept (by the Indy Racing League). After a remarkable comeback from two broken vertebrae last year, Power’s story is […]

Fri, 04/9/10 – 17:52 | Comments Off on Ingram: Record Drive Out of Focus
Fantasy Racing: Phoenix
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Subway Fresh Fit 600K
Saturday April 10, 2010
6:30 PM ET, Fox
Race Facts: Hendrick Motorsports has won the last six races here at Phoenix… According to NASCAR’s stats, through the first six races this year there have been 332 green flag passes for the lead. Last year there were 89… This year’s race is 100 kilometers […]

Fri, 04/9/10 – 16:58 | One Comment
Phoenix Notes: Taking Tires The Hot New Strategy
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By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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Avondale, Ariz. – Track position is normally coveted during the closing laps of Sprint Cup events at Bristol and Martinsville.
But Jimmie Johnson and Denny Hamlin bucked that trend by ducking onto pit road for fresh tires with just a handful of laps remaining during two races last month.
In each case, both […]

Fri, 04/9/10 – 16:43 | One Comment