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.
Ryan Blaney came on strong during the second-half of the first stage in Saturday’s Ticket Galaxy 200 at Phoenix Raceway, pulling away to notch his fifth NASCAR XFINITY Series stage win of the year.
Though his Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Christopher Bell appeared to be the heavy favorite for the pole Saturday at Phoenix Raceway, Erik Jones had the necessary speed when it counted in the final round.
John Hunter Nemechek gave it all he could muster, but even a green-white-checkered restart from the front row wasn’t quite enough to propel him to the victory he needed to advance to the Championship 4.
Though Noah Gragson appeared to be on his way to playing spoiler for the second time in the last three NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races, it all unraveled in the final laps Friday night at Phoenix Raceway.
Though Kyle Busch Motorsports dominated the proceedings Friday night at Phoenix Raceway, it was defending NASCAR Camping World Truck Series champion Johnny Sauter who survived the chaos and made a statement.
In one instant, Friday night’s Lucas Oil 150 at Phoenix Raceway saw one driver rejoicing and left another one brokenhearted, after contact between Austin Cindric and Ben Rhodes decided the outcome of the final berth in the Championship 4.
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.
Christopher Bell completed a clean sweep of NASCAR Camping World Truck Series qualifying Friday afternoon at Phoenix Raceway to score the pole for the penultimate race of the season.
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