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NSCS: The Reign is Now Over, Johnson Will Not Be Champion

November 15, 2011 No Comments

As the checkers flew on Sunday afternoon at Phoenix International Raceway, the world of NASCAR saw a changing of the guard at the top of the points heap. With the Carl Edwards and Tony Stewart only having three points between them and the championship as we head into the season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway this […]

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NSCS: Kahne Captures First Win at Phoenix, Two Remain In Championship Battle

November 13, 2011 No Comments

With just one race left before a champion is crowned, the penultimate race of the 2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series came down to a final pit stop. After staying in contention in the top-5 for most of the day, Kasey Kahne found himself chasing down then-leader Carl Edwards, with 24 laps remaining in the race. […]

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NNS: Sam Hornish Jr. Claims First NASCAR Victory in Phoenix

November 12, 2011 No Comments

After winning just about everything there is to win in the world of Indy Car, Sam Hornish Jr. made the venture to the world of NASCAR to try his hands on stock car racing. With limited success in the Sprint Cup Series, Hornish found himself racing a part-time schedule for Roger Penske in the NASCAR […]

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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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