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Fri 14 Nov 2008
Ford Racing championships possible in finales

Ford Racing championships possible in finales

THREE DRIVERS CHAMPIONSHIPS STILL POSSIBLE FOR FORD RACING DEARBORN, Mich, Nov. 13, 2008 -- Two Ford Racing drivers are in the running for three series' championships heading into the final weekend of the season. Carl Edwards is in second...

Homestead: Joey Logano preview

Homestead: Joey Logano preview

JOEY LOGANO All Eyes on the Championship at Homestead HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (Nov. 12, 2008) -- Clinching NASCAR championships for Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) is nothing new for 18-year-old driving sensation Joey Logano. In September 2007, Logano...

Homestead: Kyle Busch preview

Homestead: Kyle Busch preview

KYLE BUSCH Play it Again, Sam HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (Nov. 12, 2008) -- For a 23-year-old, Kyle Busch has a rather unusual appreciation for racing history and the legendary drivers who have helped make the sport what it is today. Then again,...

Phoenix II: JTG Racing/Bires race report

Phoenix II: JTG Racing/Bires race report

NO LUCK IN THE PITS FOR BIRES, No. 47 GLAD RACE TEAM AVONDALE, Ariz. -- As long as the cars were on the racetrack at full speed, Kelly Bires and the No. 47 Glad Odor Shield Ford was all right. Pit road, however, was another story. Bires had to...

Homestead: Josh Wise preview

Homestead: Josh Wise preview

SEASON COMES TO A CLOSE FOR WISE AND THE NO. 00 NAPA AUTO PARTS TOYOTA CAMRY TEAM HOMESTEAD, Fla. (November 12, 2008) -- Josh Wise reflects on his season in the NASCAR Nationwide Series as he approaches the season finale at Homestead-Miami ...

Homestead: John Wes Townley preview

Homestead: John Wes Townley preview

John Wes finished 37th in the World Crown 200 at Peach State Speedway in Jefferson, GA on Sunday, November 9th. After getting swept up in a three-car wreck in front of him, he was forced to retire early from the event due to a punctured ...

Toyota Motorsports notes, quotes 2008-11-12

Toyota Motorsports notes, quotes 2008-11-12

HOMESTEAD HISTORY: Five Toyota Camrys competed in last year's NNS race at the 1.5-mile Homestead-Miami Speedway. Jason Leffer (14th) earned the top finish among Toyota drivers in Braun Racing's No. 38 Great Clips Camry. Other Camry drivers in the...

Wed 12 Nov 2008
Homestead: Jason Leffler preview

Homestead: Jason Leffler preview

* In five Nationwide Series starts at Homestead-Miami, Leffler has one top-five finish (4th in 2003) and three top-15 finishes. He has finished outside the top-20 on only one occasion. * In NASCAR...

Homestead: Denny Hamlin preview

Homestead: Denny Hamlin preview

* The Ford 300 will mark Deny Hamlin's ninth start of the season for Braun Racing. He has led the team to five top-10 finishes including two runner-up finishes at New Hampshire and Chicago. * Hamlin has three Nationwide Series...

Homestead: Chase Miller preview

Homestead: Chase Miller preview

Chase Miller Makes 20th Career Nationwide Series Start Saturday at Homestead-Miami Speedway STATESVILLE, N.C. -- Chase Miller and the No. 9 Verizon Wireless/Motorola Dodge team wrap up the 2008 Nationwide Series schedule this weekend at ...

Homestead: Chip Ganassi Racing preview

Homestead: Chip Ganassi Racing preview

Reed Sorenson and the No.41 Target Dodge (NSCS) Helping a Teammate's Cause: Sorenson will be attending the BeLive Charity Gala, hosted by Connie and Juan Pablo Montoya, on Tues., Nov. 11 at Jungle Island in Miami. The event proceeds will benefit...

Homestead: Season finale preview

Homestead: Season finale preview

NASCAR Nationwide Series News & Notes - Homestead-Miami *Series First As A Trio Of Titles Are On The Line At Homestead *Believe It Or Not: Kenny Wallace Quietly Hits Series Plateau *Kyle Busch Gets One Last Chance At Ard's Season Win Mark *NNS...

Homestead: Justin Allgaier preview

Homestead: Justin Allgaier preview

* Justin Allgaier will be making his fourth start in the NASCAR Nationwide Series in the No. 12 Penske Truck Rental Dodge Charger for Penske Racing. (2008 finishes: Lowes 34th, Texas 21st, Phoenix 11th) * Allgaier competed in the No. 12 Penske...

Homestead: Scott Lagasse Jr preview

Homestead: Scott Lagasse Jr preview

Scott Lagasse Jr. Quick Facts: * Lagasse Jr. and the America's Incredible Pizza Company race team crossed the finish line in the 14th position last weekend at Phoenix but were credited with 20th due to a late race penalty * Lagasse Jr. will be...

Homestead: Brad Keselowski preview

Homestead: Brad Keselowski preview

SEASON STATS - Keselowski comes into the final race of the year ranked third points, 353 back from leader Clint Bowyer. In 34 races so far in 2008, Keselowski and the No. 88 Navy team have scored two wins, one pole award, 10 top-fives and 19...

Phoenix II: Rules violation penalty announced

Phoenix II: Rules violation penalty announced

Rogers Fined For NASCAR Nationwide Series Rules Violations at Phoenix DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 11, 2008) -- NASCAR announced today that Wally Rogers, crew chief for the No. 9 Dodge driven by AJ Allmendinger, has been fined due to rules...

Hamilton Jr - Ford interview 2008-11-11

Hamilton Jr - Ford interview 2008-11-11

This Week in Ford Racing Bobby Hamilton Jr., driver of the No. 25 Team Rensi Ford Fusion, makes his seventh career start at Homestead-Miami Speedway. In his previous six starts, Hamilton has earned one pole, two top-five and four...

Tue 11 Nov 2008
Standings after Phoenix II

Standings after Phoenix II

Pos Driver Points Starts Wins Top 5 Top 10 Winnings ---- ------------------------- ------ ------ ---- ----- ------ ------------ 1. Clint Bowyer 4977 34 1 13 28 1,003,790 2. Carl Edwards...

Phoenix II: Race results

Phoenix II: Race results

Pos St No Driver Make Points Bonus Laps Winnings Status --- --- --- -------------------- --------- ------ ----- ----- ------------ ------------ 1. 2 60 Carl Edwards Ford 195 10 201 62,270 ...

Phoenix II: Scott Lagasse Jr race report

Phoenix II: Scott Lagasse Jr race report

Top-15 Finish Marred by Late Race Penalty; Lagasse Jr. Finishes 20th (November 8, 2008) Avondale, AZ -- The NASCAR Nationwide Series headed out west for the final time this season and the America's Incredible Pizza Company race team's...

Phoenix II: John Wes Townley race report

Phoenix II: John Wes Townley race report

DISSAPOINTING PHOENIX DEBUT FOR JOHN WES TOWNLEY AND RAB RACING CONCORD, NC (11/10/08) John Wes Townley and the No. 09 RAB Racing team encountered multiple mishaps in their Phoenix International Raceway debut, resulting in a 38th-place finish in...

Phoenix II: JTG Racing/Ambrose race report

Phoenix II: JTG Racing/Ambrose race report

AMBROSE STEPS CLOSER TO TOP-10 FINISH WITH STRONG PHEONIX RUN AVONDALE, Ariz. -- For all but the final six laps of Saturday's Heft Odor Block 200 at the Phoenix International Raceway, Marcos Ambrose was in position to make a significant move in...

Mon 10 Nov 2008
Phoenix II: Marcos Ambrose race report

Phoenix II: Marcos Ambrose race report

LATE RACE TYRE TROUBLES HAMPER AMBROSE IN PHOENIX A late-race tyre drama has prevented Marcos Ambrose from jumping up one spot in the NASCAR Nationwide Series standings in the Hefty Odor Block 200 at Phoenix International Raceway in Phoenix, ...

Phoenix II: Justin Allgaier race report

Phoenix II: Justin Allgaier race report

Allgaier Posts 11th-Place Finish In Third Start For Penske Racing AVONDALE, Ariz. (Nov. 8, 2008) -- Justin Allgaier, piloting the No. 12 Penske Truck Rental Dodge Charger, posted an 11th-place finish in Saturday's Hefty Odor Block 200 race at...

Phoenix II: Winning team interview

Phoenix II: Winning team interview

An interview with: Carl Edwards, driver Drew Blickensderfer, crew chief Jack Roush, owner YOUR THOUGHTS ABOUT SOME OF THE CLASS YOU MADE ON THE PIT BOX. DREW BLICKENSDERFER: "The first two were real easy. We'd gone long enough on fuel where...

Phoenix II: Denny Hamlin race report

Phoenix II: Denny Hamlin race report

Denny Hamlin Leads Early and Often in Nationwide Series Race at Phoenix, but Mid-Race Pit Miscue Leads to Runner-Up Finish Denny Hamlin started from the pole in Saturday's Hefty Odor Block 200 NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Phoenix ...

Phoenix II: Toyota teams race quotes, notes

Phoenix II: Toyota teams race quotes, notes

Denny Hamlin (second) and Kyle Busch (fifth) earned top-five finishes for Toyota in the NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) event on Saturday at Phoenix International Raceway. Toyota drivers Mike Wallace (ninth) and Joey Logano (10th) also recorded a...

Phoenix II: Hamlin post race interview

Phoenix II: Hamlin post race interview

DENNY HAMLIN, No. 18 DLP HDTV Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing Finished: 2nd How difficult was the decision for you guys to put those tires on, on the last lap like that? "Well it was no decision for us. I'm surprised anyone stayed out ...

Phoenix II: Ford teams race quotes, notes

Phoenix II: Ford teams race quotes, notes

CARL EDWARDS WINS AT PHOENIX INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY * Carl Edwards captured his 19th NASCAR Nationwide Series victory and second at Phoenix International Raceway * The Phoenix International Raceway win was the eighth for Ford ...

Phoenix II: Starting grid

Phoenix II: Starting grid

Pos No Driver Make Time Gap To 1st Speed Gap To 1st --- ---- ---------------------- --------- ---------- ------ ------ -------- ------- ------- 1. 18 Denny Hamlin Toyota 27.085 ...

Sat 08 Nov 2008
Phoenix II: Rusty Wallace Racing Friday report

Phoenix II: Rusty Wallace Racing Friday report

STEVE WALLACE AND TEAM 5-HOUR ENERGY AMONG FASTEST FIVE IN PHOENIX --Young Driver Continues to Impress Throughout Season's Final Stretch-- AVONDALE, AZ (November 7, 2008)--For the second time in three NASCAR Nationwide Series races, Rusty ...

Phoenix II: Final practice times

Phoenix II: Final practice times

Pos No Driver Make Time Gap To 1st Speed Gap To 1st --- ---- ---------------------- --------- ---------- ------ ------ -------- ------- ------- 1. 60 Carl Edwards Ford 27.601 ...

Phoenix II: Practice 1 times

Phoenix II: Practice 1 times

Pos No Driver Make Time Gap To 1st Speed Gap To 1st --- ---- ---------------------- --------- ---------- ------ ------ -------- ------- ------- 1. 20 Joey Logano Toyota 27.539 ...

Fri 07 Nov 2008
Phoenix II: Josh Wise preview

Phoenix II: Josh Wise preview

WISE RETURNS TO HIS ROOTS BEFORE NATIONWIDE RACE IN NO. 00 NAPA AUTO PARTS TOYOTA CAMRY AT PHOENIX AVONDALE, Ariz. (November 5, 2008) -- Josh Wise enters Phoenix International Raceway with Michael Waltrip Racing to compete in the NASCAR...

Thu 06 Nov 2008
Phoenix II: JTG Racing/Ambrose preview

Phoenix II: JTG Racing/Ambrose preview

FULL SPEED AHEAD FOR AMBROSE, KINGSFORD TEAM AT PHOENIX AVONDALE, Ariz. -- For the first time all year, Marcos Ambrose and the No. 59 Kingsford Tailgate at Home race team have a little cushion in the NASCAR Nationwide Series standings. But that...

Toyota Motorsports notes, quotes 2008-11-05

Toyota Motorsports notes, quotes 2008-11-05

PHOENIX FACTS: In the April NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) race at Phoenix, Busch led 133 laps on his way to a first-place finish at the Arizona oval. He was followed to the finish line by Hamlin (third) and Reutimann (ninth). Driving a Hendrick...