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Kevin Harvick Wins in Photo Finish for 8th Phoenix Victory

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Well, it happened again. Much like the 58th Daytona 500 to start the Sprint Cup Series season three weeks ago, the victory came down to inches. This time, it was Kevin Harvick edging Carl Edwards to the line by 0.010 seconds to win at Phoenix International Raceway for the eighth time in his career and …

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Schulter-Systems to Sponsor Matt DiBenedetto at Phoenix

2015 Matt Dibenedetto Bank Of America 500 Charlotte Cup Mike Neff

(Photo: Mike Neff)

BK Racing has announced a brand new sponsor for Matt DiBenedetto and the No. 83 Toyota. Schluter-Systems, a new sponsor to NASCAR, will be on the car at Phoenix Raceway this weekend. Schluter-Systems is a company that specializes in installation of ceramic and stone tiles. It currently has three offices in North America and over 400 …

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Martin Truex, Jr. Receives Another Warning from NASCAR

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Third time’s the charm didn’t hold true for Martin Truex, Jr. and Furniture Row Racing. NASCAR penalized three teams and suspended one crew member on Wednesday for infractions that occurred during last weekend’s Sprint Cup and XFINITY events at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The No. 19 and 78 teams of Carl Edwards and Truex were …

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Furniture Row Racing Drops Appeal, Cole Pearn Suspended for Phoenix

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade/NKP)

After appealing NASCAR’s penalty following a second roof flap violation in Atlanta, Furniture Row Racing announced today it has dropped the appeal. Crew chief Cole Pearn will serve his one-race suspension this weekend at Phoenix International Raceway. Pearn was placed on probation following the initial roof flap violation during Daytona 500 qualifying, but NASCAR dropped the …

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Hendrick Motorsports Crew Uninjured as Plane Makes Emergency Landing

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(Photo: John Harrelson / NKP)

Heading back to Charlotte, N.C. from Las Vegas Motor Speedway, an aircraft carrying multiple Hendrick Motorsports crew members experienced issues that forced an emergency landing mid-way through the trip. Making an emergency landing at Memphis International Airport after smoke filled the cabin, according to a report from WMC Action News. The plane had previously made a stop in …

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Entry List: Good Sam 500(k)

With one round of the West Coast Swing complete, the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series next heads to Phoenix to one of NASCAR’s most unique tracks. NASCAR released the preliminary entry list for the Mar. 13 Good Sam 500(k) at Phoenix International Raceway. The list includes 39 entrants, one short of the maximum field allowed by …

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