Truex was third in the fall race last year, but that was his first top-five at Phoenix since and just the second of his career. Keselowski is winless here and only has one top-five finish at Phoenix since Hamlin runs very well in restrictor plate races and won at New Hampshire and Darlington last year, which are intermediate tracks.
He likes the tighter racing conditions and he could very well be a winner in this one. This race started back in and Chevy vehicles have won 10 of the 13 spring races at Phoenix. To go along with his two wins, Newman also has eight other top-five finishes at this track in his career, which dates back to Kevin Harvick is going for his fourth straight win at his favorite track and the 4 Ford is a massive favorite to take down his fifth career victory at Phoenix International Raceway in Avondale, Arizona.
This is the fourth of 36 races scheduled for the NASCAR season and the one that is likely to have the least surprising outcome. The new scoring format has already helped out some drivers that otherwise would have been left with a sour taste in their mouths.
Keep Truex in mind on ever 1. The swing through the west continues next week at Auto Club Speedway before the drivers attempt to come east and hope for decent weather at Martinsville. Brad Keselowski is the points leader with points. Keselowski won two weeks ago at Atlanta. He has points. Kyle Larson is second with points, including back-to-back second-place finishes. Chase Elliott has a Duel win and back-to-back top-five finishes to have points.
Joey Logano has four top finishes and stands aklone in fifth with points. Daytona winner Kurt Busch is seventh. Second Daytona duel winner Denny Hamlin is 15th. Reigning champion Jimmie Johnson is 18th, one spot ahead of Kyle Busch. Harvick owns eight career wins on this track and has led over 1, laps at the Cup Series level in races at Phoenix. Harvick has won three straight Camping World s. He got into trouble last week at Las Vegas and finished 38th, but he led the most laps in the Daytona and at Atlanta.
He won three of the four stages, but finished 22nd and ninth at the end of the race. Harvick was 13th in , his last Camping World with Richard Childress Racing, but he was second and fourth prior to that.
He won the first stage of the Daytona , but wound up 38th. Busch was ninth in in this race. He missed the version with an injury, but he was fourth last year and had the pole position.
He has back-to-back top-five finishes in the fall race at PIR. Last season, Busch opened with four consecutive top-five finishes. Neither driver has won this race, which is one of the newer ones on the circuit. Its inaugural running was in He backed that up with a top 10 in the South Point Ryan Newman finished ninth in the South Point after posting the fastest single lap in Saturday morning's practice at Las Vegas.
Daniel Suarez finished eighth in the South Point at Las Vegas to become the highest finishing driver who is not in the playoffs. Kyle Busch spun by himself late in the South Point and slid through the infield grass.
He rebounded to finish seventh after late-race carnage decimated the field. Aric Almirola arrested a three-race skid of results outside the top 10 with his sixth-place finish in the South Point at Las Vegas. Joey Logano had two opportunities to challenge Brad Keselowski for the win, but slow starts in the outside row cost him several positions.
He battled back to finish fourth after running with the leaders most of the afternoon. To search for a player use one of two formats: Click to close or press Esc.
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They will be the difference makers in the next 6—9 weeks. Indy The Big 3 have proven to be human in the past 60 days. That has allowed the field to gain ground as the playoffs loom.