Phoenix: Richard Childress Racing preview

* RCR at PIR ... Team owner Richard Childress has three victories, tying him with Robert Yates for third on the all-time car owner victories list at the Avondale facility. In 62 races at Phoenix, RCR has earned three wins, including Kevin...

* RCR at PIR ... Team owner Richard Childress has three victories, tying him with Robert Yates for third on the all-time car owner victories list at the Avondale facility. In 62 races at Phoenix, RCR has earned three wins, including Kevin Harvick's sweep of both races at PIR in 2006. Prior to that, Dale Earnhardt won the Checker 500 on Nov. 4, 1990. Additionally, the Welcome, N.C.-based organization boasts 12 top-five and 26 top-10 finishes.

* The Collective RCR ... Over the season's first six races, RCR's three NASCAR Sprint Cup Series entries have notched four top-five and 10 top-10 finishes. The No. 29 team kicked off the 2010 season with a win in the Budweiser Shootout at Daytona. RCR-prepared Chevrolets have also completed 5,678 out of 6,222 total laps with drivers Burton, Bowyer and Harvick, who have led a combined 362 laps.

* Get to the Points ... All three of RCR's Sprint Cup Series drivers are still in the coveted top 12 of the overall championship point standings. After four consecutive weeks atop the standings, Kevin Harvick currently ranks fourth, 52 markers ahead of teammate Jeff Burton's fifth-place tally. Clint Bowyer moved to ninth where he sits 13 points forward of the 12th place and final spot for the 2010 Chase class.

* Place Your Vote ... Fan voting for the 2010 Sprint All Star race is underway, and while both Bowyer and Burton hope to become eligible for the event by each claiming a victory, both have the opportunity to be voted in by race fans. Online voters can visit www.nascar.com/promos/allstar to cast their votes, and Sprint customers can send their nominee by texting VOTE to 7777.

-source: rcr

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Series NASCAR Cup
Drivers Dale Earnhardt , Jeff Burton , Kevin Harvick , Clint Bowyer , Robert Yates
Teams Richard Childress Racing