Justin Allgaier Wins DC Solar 200 at Phoenix

Avondale, AZ – Justin Allgaier held off a hard charging Erik Jones on a late race restart and captured the checkered flag as well as the Dash 4 Cash crown in the NASCAR XFINITY Series’ DC Solar 200 at Phoenix Raceway on Saturday. Allgaier, in his No. 7 Chevrolet, led a race-high 85 of the 200 laps en route to his first win since 2012. The last time the JR Motorsports driver went to victory lane was in Montreal on Aug. 8, 2012, 146 races ago. That’s why this victory…

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Jones/Blaney/Gaughan Lead a Busy Day of XFINITY Series Practices at Phoenix

Avondale, AZ – It was an extremely busy day for the NASCAR XFINITY Series driver at the Phoenix International Raceway on Friday afternoon. The series had three separate practice sessions on the 1.022-mile west valley track today, as they were the lone three sessions for the drivers this weekend. All they’ll do on Saturday is qualify in the morning and race in the afternoon. In the first session, Erik Jones led the way with a speed of 131.521 mph in his No. 20 Toyota. Jones, finished 32nd in the season…

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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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Good Start to 2017 Season for NASCAR’s Young Guns

The youth movement is starting to really take shape at NASCAR’s premiere level. With recent stars like Jeff Gordon, Tony Stewart and Carl Edwards retiring, the younger drivers are finally getting their chance to shine and show what they’ve really got. After three races to this season, they’re doing just that. Four of the top six drivers in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series standings are 26 or younger in age. 24-year old Kyle Larson is really showing that he can be the championship contender that we all thought he…

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Brad Keselowski Earns 13th Career Cup Pole With Top Starting Spot for Kobalt 400

Defending race winner Brad Keselowski earned the Coors Light Pole Award for the Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Friday by recording a fastest third-round lap of 193.680 mph in his No. 2 Team Penske Ford. It will be Keselowski’s first pole at Las Vegas, though he has won there twice. It was also his 13th career Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series pole as well. Martin Truex Jr. will start second in his No. 78 Furniture Row Racing Toyota after his final-round lap of 193.458 mph.

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Heartbreak For NASCAR’s Youth Stars In Closing Laps of Daytona 500

Daytona Beach, Fla – With three laps to go in Sunday’s Daytona 500, the youth movement was well on their way to showing they’re here to belong in NASCAR’s top level. 21-year old Chase Elliott who was the pole sitter for today’s Daytona 500 and won his Duel on Thursday night, was leading the race. He was three laps away from his first career Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series victory. 24-year old Kyle Larson was running in third at the time while 23-year old Ryan Blaney was fifth. Unfortunately for…

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