Bowman was unable to regain the track position lost during his visit to the garage area and finished the race in the 41st position.
"I feel like we're coming around the corner, peaking at the right time this season to try to run for the championship." - Dale Earnhardt Jr.
Brad Keselowski: “That was everything we could do to get up there and get third. Nobody had anything for Kevin. We did the best we could and that was really all we had.”
This was supposed to be a team fraught with conflict between owners Tony Stewart and Gene Haas...
The race had 14 lead changes among eight drivers and there were eight cautions for 38 laps.
Tony Stewart 16th at Phoenix.
Kyle Busch was the highest-finishing Toyota in Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Phoenix International Raceway that was won by Kevin Harvick.
Toyota driver Kyle Busch won his first NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) race of the 2014 season in the rain-shortened event at Phoenix International Raceway.
Earnhardt is riding a wave of confidence swelled mightily during last year's Chase.
Kyle Busch: "It’s never any fun when you’re on the losing end of it.”
Keselowski completed a lap at 139.384 mph, breaking the record of 139.222 mph set by Jimmie Johnson before last year’s Chase race in November.
Penske teammate Joey Logano qualifies second.
With TJ Majors under the weather, "Awesome" Bill stepped in to help out.