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Couch Potato Tuesday: Strong 2016 NASCAR Cup Debut On FS1

Welcome back, race fans.  This past weekend, the Sprint Cup and Camping World Truck Series were back in action at Martinsville Speedway.  Meanwhile, the Verizon IndyCar Series made their return to Phoenix International Raceway in front of a modest crowd (read: Better than an XFINITY race). Show More Summary

Helio Castroneves sets PIR track record, takes IndyCar pole

CHEVROLET PRESS RELEASE PHOENIX (April 1, 2016) – Team Penske’s Helio Castroneves broke the 20-year-old Phoenix International Raceway track record on the way to earning the Verizon P1 Award for the pole position for the Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix. Castroneves’ first lap of 19.0997 seconds (192.631 mph) in single-car qualifications on the [...]

Video: Newgarden Visor Cam at Phoenix

Go onboard with Josef Newgarden as he tackles the first oval of the year, the Phoenix International Raceway.

IndyCar Gears Up For Phoenix Grand Prix

For the first time since 2005, the Verizon IndyCar Series will race at Phoenix International Raceway, in this weekend’s Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix. However, while America’s premier open-wheel series may not have visited the...Show More Summary

Friday Faceoff: Good Races or Good Finishes?

After Martin Truex, Jr. said that his team would communicate with suspended crew chief Cole Pearn via FaceTime at Phoenix International Raceway, NASCAR announced it’s looking for way to limit communication with suspended crew members. ...Show More Summary

No. 78 Furniture Row Racing team among those receiving warnings after Phoenix

By AMANDA VINCENT On Wednesday, NASCAR released its weekly penalty/warning report, detailing warnings issued to three Sprint Cup Series teams following the Phoenix International Raceway weekend that culminated in the March 13 running of the Good Sam 500. After repeated issues with roof flaps that ultimately led to the one-race suspension of Cole Pearn, crew [...]

The 10: The Great Tie of Arizona

Well, this is a first. Sunday’s Good Sam 500(k) marked the second photo finish in four races to start 2016, with Kevin Harvick just edging out Carl Edwards to stay atop the throne as the king of Phoenix International Raceway. Not one...Show More Summary

Overnight TV Ratings Again Down in Phoenix

TV ratings declined for the fourth consecutive week on Sunday for the Good Sam 500 from Phoenix International Raceway. The race scored a 3.6 overnight rating, which is down five percent from last year’s 3.8 rating, according to Sports Media Watch. Show More Summary

Road to the 2016 NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup: Phoenix International Raceway

By AMANDA VINCENT Four races into the 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season, four drivers have virtually locked themselves into the 16-driver, 10-race Chase for the Sprint Cup championship post-season, provided they race they entire season and are in the top-30 of the points standings after the regular-season cut-off at Richmond (Va.) International Raceway in [...]

Thinkin’ Out Loud – Kevin Harvick Beats His Way to Eighth Career Phoenix Victory

Who’s in the headline – There are two things in life that are certain: death and taxes. Closely behind that is Kevin Harvick winning at Phoenix International Raceway. For the eighth time in his career and the sixth time in the last eight races, Harvick was the first car under the checkered flag. Show More Summary

Carl Edwards on Phoenix finish: ‘I should’ve wrecked' Kevin Harvick

Carl Edwards came up 0.010 seconds short of winning Sunday. Armed with fresher tires Carl Edwards tried to pass Kevin Harvick clean on the final lap of Sunday's NASCAR race at Phoenix International Raceway, only for Harvick to deny Edwards'...Show More Summary

NASCAR's Kevin Harvick Wins By 4 Inches In Insane Full-Contact Photo Finish

7 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Phoenix International Raceway featured one of the most breathtaking and fun endings ever to a NASCAR Sprint Cup race today. Not only did it end in a photo finish, but Kevin Harvick and Carl Edwards were trading paint all the way up to the finish line. It’s everything awesome about NASCAR in a nutshell. Read more...

Photo Finish in Phoenix Conserves NASCAR’s Early Season Momentum

For the second time in four races, the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series set a record for the closest finish at a track. This time, Kevin Harvick outlasted Carl Edwards at Phoenix International Raceway by the same.010-second gap that separated Denny Hamlin and Martin Truex, Jr. Show More Summary

Kevin Harvick claims another Phoenix win

By AMANDA VINCENT A photo finish between Kevin Harvick and Carl Edwards in the Good Sam 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Phoenix International Raceway on Sunday resulted in Harvick finishing 0.01 seconds ahead of Edwards. “I should’ve wrecked him (Harvick),” Edwards jokingly said. “No, those guys were doing a great job all day. [...]

Kevin Harvick wins in photo finish at Phoenix

Harvick squeaked out a win over Carl Edwards Sunday at Phoenix. In a photo finish Kevin Harvick nipped Carl Edwards by a one-hundredth of a second to win Sunday at Phoenix International Raceway. The official margin of victory was 0.010...Show More Summary

NASCAR at Phoenix 2016: Live Results and Analysis from the Good Sam 500

Kyle Busch will lead the field to green as NASCAR continues its West Coast swing Sunday afternoon with the Good Sam 500 at Phoenix International Raceway. Busch's capture of the pole was just the icing on the cake in what has so far been a weekend of dominance for the Toyotas of Joe Gibbs Racing. Show More Summary

XFINITY Breakdown: Three Wins in Three Starts for Kyle Busch

Kyle Busch made his third XFINITY Series start of the season on Saturday and took home his third victory of 2016 at Phoenix International Raceway. Busch was once again the dominant force of the afternoon, starting third and leading 175 of 200 laps in the Axalta Faster. Show More Summary

NASCAR Xfinity Series at Phoenix 2016 Results: Winner, Standings and Reaction

Kyle Busch's recent dominance at Phoenix International Raceway continued Saturday, as the reigning Sprint Cup champion won the Axalta Faster. Tougher. Brighter. 200 in the Xfinity Series. With the victory, Rowdy has now won five of the past seven Xfinity Series races at Phoenix, including each of the last two. Show More Summary

Different Week Same Story: Kyle Busch Dominant in the Desert

For the third consecutive week, Kyle Busch dominated the NASCAR XFINITY Series, this week at the Phoenix International Raceway. He went on to lead 175 of the 200 laps en route to his ninth checkered flag in the desert. Starting in third,...Show More Summary

Kyle Busch leads JGR dominance in Phoenix qualifying

By AMANDA VINCENT Kyle Busch turned in a 26.014-second/138.387 mph at Phoenix International Raceway on Friday in the third of three rounds of qualifying to claim the pole for Sunday’s Good Sam 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race. It’s his first pole of the season but the third of his career at PIR. Friday’s pole [...]

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