BUSCH: Phoenix II: Jason Keller preview

* The CJM Racing team will make their 15th NASCAR Busch Series (NBS) race attempt this weekend at Phoenix International Raceway (PIR) * In their limited schedule this season, CJM Racing has garnered four top-10 finishes with ...

* The CJM Racing team will make their 15th NASCAR Busch Series (NBS) race attempt this weekend at Phoenix International Raceway (PIR)

* In their limited schedule this season, CJM Racing has garnered four top-10 finishes with veteran driver Jason Keller

* InvestLinc returns as the primary sponsor of the No. 11 CJM Racing entry at PIR

* Keller will return to PIR after a two year absence from the mile track; his best finish was fourth place back in 2002

* Keller has completed 98% of the laps attempted at PIR; 1555 out of 1586

* In eight starts at PIR; Keller has averaged a starting position of 21st and a finishing position of 17th

* The InvestLinc team will be running chassis #02 at PIR; #02 is the same chassis run at Nashville (sixth) and Chicago (35th)

THOUGHTS ON THE SEASON AS IT COMES TO A CLOSE:

"We've done a lot in a short amount of time at CJM Racing. Tony and Bryan Mullet went and redid their entire program and in just six short months. The guys that have been a part of this have been amazing and everyone has put their heart and soul into making it a success. I'd say looking back on it now that it has been a success and will continue trying

to improve on what we have learned."

THOUGHTS ON PHOENIX INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY:

"I haven't raced on this track since 2005 but there is no doubt this is one of my favorite race tracks of the season. I'm a big fan of the mile tracks and this one has a very distinct personality to it. The configuration of the corners and banking is different. You may be good in one and two but three and four are completely different. You have to find a balance in the handling to be competitive around this track."

NOW THAT ALL THE HYPE ABOUT THE ALL-TIME START RECORD HAS SUBSIDED; HOW DO YOU FEEL LOOKING BACK ON IT ALL?:

"It was a little overwhelming at times and I really tried to not make a big deal out of it all. Looking back I realize that it was a huge accomplishment and I'm very proud to be where I am at today. The support from everyone was amazing."

-credit: cjmr

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Series NASCAR XFINITY
Drivers Jason Keller