Archive for Coverage

NSCS: Matt Kenseth Wins Pole for Kobalt Tools 500 from Phoenix International Raceway

November 12, 2011 No Comments

Matt Kenseth is not normally a driver that is known for his qualifying. And with only four career poles in the Sprint Cup Series before this season, he seemed to put the label of ‘racer’ rather than ‘qualifier’ on himself. Going out fourty-fifth out of forty-six cars for Saturday’s Coors Light Pole Qualifying at Phoenix […]

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NNS: Aric Almirola Wins Pole for WYPALL 200 at Phoenix International Raceway

November 12, 2011 No Comments

Aric Almirola won the pole for Saturday afternoon’s WYPALL 200 race from the Phoenix International Raceway, his fifth pole in 72 NASCAR Nationwide Series starts. Almirola, who won his first pole in five Phoenix International Raceway starts, turned a fast lap of 132.910 mph. Carl Edwards qualified his No. 60 Roush Fenway Racing Ford second […]

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NSCS: M&M’s Off the No. 18 For the Rest of 2011, Will Return For 2012

November 10, 2011 No Comments

The situation keeps changing more and more by the day. It was announced Thursday night that Mars Chocolate has decided to pull their M&M’s brand sponsorship of Kyle Busch and his Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota for the remainder of the 2011 season. In their place for the final two races, long-time JGR sponsor, Interstate Batteries, will sponsor […]

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NNS: The Key to the Championship – Phoenix International Raceway

November 10, 2011 No Comments

The 2011 season for the NASCAR Nationwide Series was expected to be one of the most exciting in recent memory. With the new points system and NASCAR only allowing drivers to compete for one drivers championship, it left the door back open to the regulars of the Nationwide Series to decide who wins the championship. And that’s […]

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NSCS: Kobalt Tools 500 Preview – Phoenix International Raceway

November 9, 2011 No Comments

Information: Date: Sunday – November 13th, 2011 Time: 3PM ET Location: Phoenix International Raceway Distance: 312 Laps/312 Miles Broadcast: TV – ESPN Radio – MRN (Motor Racing Network)/Sirius XM Ch. 90 Weather: High: 65°F – Low: 47°F Start Time: 63°F End of Race: 61° Chance of Rain: 40% Wind: From SSW at 10 mph Preview-Notes: […]

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NNS: WYPALL 200 Preview – Phoenix International Raceway

November 9, 2011 No Comments

Information: Date: Saturday – November 12th, 2011 Time: 3:30 PM ET Location: Phoenix International Raceway Distance: 200 Laps/200 Miles Broadcast: TV – ESPN2 Radio – MRN (Motor Racing Network)/Sirius XM Ch. 90 Weather: High: 67°F – Low: 49°F Start Time: 65°F End of Race: 62° Chance of Rain: 40% Wind: From S at 11 mph […]

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NSCS: Kyle Busch Docked 50k, Probation For Rest Of Year

November 7, 2011 No Comments

Kyle Busch has been docked $50,000 and placed on probation by NASCAR until Dec. 31 for his actions last Friday night during the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Texas Motor Speedway. NASCAR also stated that Kyle Busch, will be suspended indefinitely from NASCAR if he is involved in any acts detrimental to stock […]

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NSCS: Tony Stewart Wins in Texas – Edwards Still Leads Points

November 6, 2011 No Comments

Tony Stewart won Sunday afternoon’s race from Texas Motor Speedway, but it wasn’t enough to gain control of the points battle, as Carl Edwards enters Phoenix International Raceway with a three-point lead over Stewart. The Roush Fenway Racing group kicked things off with a bang, as Matt Kenseth led 87 total laps in the 500-mile […]

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