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NSCS: Denny Hamlin back on track with Phoenix win

March 4, 2012 No Comments

Denny Hamlin, who had led the most laps during the Daytona 500, led the ones that counted most Sunday, as Hamlin went on to win his first career race at Phoenix International Raceway. Hamlin took the lead on a restart, but had to sweat out his fuel mileage over the last few laps. “We just […]

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NNS: Sadler collects first 21st century Nationwide win

March 3, 2012 No Comments

The last time Elliott Sadler won in the NASCAR Nationwide Series, the President of the United States was Bill Clinton, the top song on the Billboard Top 100 was “The First Night” by Monica and it was still the 20th Century. Halloween 1998 was the last time that Sadler visited victory lane in the NASCAR […]

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NSCS: Mark Martin grabs pole at Phoenix

March 3, 2012 No Comments

With only two cars left to qualify Saturday afternoon at Phoenix International Raceway, Mark Martin snagged the pole for Sunday’s running of  the Subway Fresh Fit 500. Martin, who won the race at PIR in 2009, will start in the first position for the 52nd time in his career. The pole places Martin in the […]

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NNS: Denny Hamlin captures pole for Bashas’ Supermarkets 200

March 3, 2012 No Comments

Last spring, the No.18 Toyota owned by Joe Gibbs, sat on the pole for the Bashas’ Supermarkets 200 and would go on to lead all 200 laps to capture the race win. Once again, the No.18 Toyota will start from the pole at Phoenix, but this time Denny Hamlin, not Kyle Busch will lead the […]

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NSCS: Subway Fresh Fit 500 preview- Phoenix International Raceway

March 2, 2012 No Comments

Information  Date: Sunday— March 4, 2012 Location: Phoenix International Raceway Distance: 312 laps — 500 kilometers Time: 2:30 p.m. ET — Green flag: 3:00 p.m. ET Broadcast: TV- FOX Radio: MRN/ Sirius XM Channel 90 Weather:  High: 80°F — Low: 60°F Chance of Rain: 0% Winds: From the East at 6 mph. Wind gust in the upwards of […]

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NSCS: Power Rankings – Week 2

March 2, 2012 No Comments

Trying to sort through a wild night in Daytona left me with these drivers in the first edition of NSCS power rankings: 1. Matt Kenseth – Without question, Kenseth has to be considered one of the all-time greats. Yes, I said it. This 2-time Daytona 500 winner is also a past series champ. After winning […]

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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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