Larson, Cup Regulars Dominate XFINITY Series Race in Fontana

Fontana, Calif – Kyle Larson overcame a midrace pit-road speeding penalty and held on for victory Saturday in the NASCAR XFINITY Series’ Service King 300 at Auto Club Speedway. The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series regular posted his first XFINITY victory of the season and the sixth of his career at the site of his first series win. His Chip Ganassi Racing No. 42 Chevrolet was .127 seconds — about a car-length — ahead of Joey Logano’s Team Penske No. 22 Ford at the checkered flag. “The racing there at…

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Joey Logano Leads XFINITY Series Practices in Fontana

The NASCAR XFINITY Series took to the 2-mile Auto Club Speedway for their lone two practice sessions of the race weekend on Friday. In the first session, Joey Logano topped the speed charts with a lap of 178.904 mph in his No. 22 Ford. The Team Penske driver turned that lap on the first lap that he ran around the D-shaped California oval this morning. Kyle Larson who’s been runner-up in three straight Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races was runner-up in the first XFINITY Series practice with a speed…

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Late Race Pit Gamble Leads Ryan Newman to End Winless Drought in Phoenix

Avondale, AZ – Kyle Busch appeared to have Sunday’s Camping World 500 at the Phoenix International Raceway well in control. Inside of 10 laps-to-go, Busch held a commanding lead in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at the 1.022-mile Arizona oval. But, today was just another reason to show that you can’t turn off the TV early. Busch, held a 3.23-second lead over second place Kyle Larson with six laps left, but unfortunately for them, pole sitter Joey Logano blew a right front tire on the front stretch and…

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Chase Elliott, Joey Logano Lead Cup Practices on Saturday in Phoenix

Avondale, AZ – The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers had just two more chances on Saturday morning from the Phoenix International Raceway to get their cars dialed in for Sunday’s Camping World 500 (3:30 p.m. ET/FOX/MRN). In the first practice session, Chase Elliott led the way with a speed of 135.977 mph in his No. 24 Chevrolet. Elliott, has had a strong weekend so far as he was fastest in practice on Friday and qualified his Hendrick Motorsports entry seventh for Sunday’s race. Joey Logano was second on the speed charts…

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Team Penske, Wood Brothers, Strong So Far This Weekend in Phoenix

Avondale, AZ – Right now, it’s pretty easy to see why Team Penske or their alliance team the Wood Brothers, are the ones to beat for Sunday’s Camping World 500 (3:30 p.m. ET/FOX/MRN) at the Phoenix International Raceway. Entering this weekend’s race, all three are in the top six of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series standings. Joey Logano has finishes of sixth, sixth and fourth respectively in 2017. His Penske teammate Brad Keselowski has finished 27th, first and fifth respectively in the three races so far while Ryan Blaney,…

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Joey Logano Earns Camping World 500 Pole for Phoenix

Joey Logano launched his way to the top of the heap in Coors Light Pole Qualifying on Friday at Phoenix Raceway, claiming the first starting spot for Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series event. Logano drove the Team Penske No. 22 Ford to a best lap of 137.321 mph in the last of three rounds of qualifying on the 1-mile track. The pole award was Logano’s first of the season, first at the Arizona oval and the 18th of his Monster Energy Series career. Logano is the most recent winner…

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Busch vs. Logano Part 2 in Phoenix? Both Will be Running Up Front This Weekend

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve most certainly have seen the video of Kyle Busch and Joey Logano’s scuffle on pit road at the end of last Sunday’s Kobalt 400 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Busch, was mad that Logano got into him in Turn 4 on the final lap which sent his No. 18 Toyota spinning towards pit road. Instead of nabbing his first top five of the season, Busch would finish outside the top 20 again. That’s why tempers were so hot. Now, we head…

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