Matt Kenseth was simply not going to be denied Sunday afternoon at Phoenix Raceway.
Jimmie Johnson’s pursuit of a record eighth Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series championship will have to wait until next year, after a blown tire on the final lap of the second stage put him in the wall and out of contention Sunday at Phoenix Raceway.
Denny Hamlin avenged a late pass by Kyle Larson in the opening stage and dominated the second stage of Sunday’s Can-Am 500 at Phoenix Raceway, scoring his fourth stage win of the season.
Though he’s no longer in the mix for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series championship, Kyle Larson proved he’s still going to be in the hunt for a race win after charging late to win the opening stage of Sunday’s Can-Am 500 at Phoenix Raceway.
Ahead of a race in which he needs to count every point possible to advance to the Championship 4, Ryan Blaney set himself up for success by capturing the pole at Phoenix Raceway on Friday evening.
For the first time since the elimination-style Chase Grid format was introduced ahead of the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season, Stewart-Haas Racing will not have a driver representing them in the winner-take-all championship round at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
Joey Logano stormed to a late-race victory in Sunday’s Can-Am 500 at Phoenix Int’l Raceway, staving off elimination for the second time in a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series cutoff race and punching his ticket into the Championship 4.
AVONDALE, Ariz. – official track release — The November NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Phoenix Int’l Raceway (PIR) will be titled the Can-Am 500 in 2016, continuing the brand’s expansion into racing sponsorship. The race is scheduled for Sunday, Nov. 13, 2016. “We are thrilled to partner with BRP to present the Can-Am 500 next November,” said PIR President …