Chase Tracker – The Contenders after Phoenix

By Jordan Dodson and Sharon Burton

Sunday’s AdvoCare 500 at Phoenix International Speedway looked to be an exciting race as the championship battle had come down to seven points. The championship contenders were neck and neck all day, until the unthinkable happened.

Johnson limps back to pit road after hitting the wall
Photo – Todd Warshaw/Getty Images

Once the green flag dropped Sunday, Brad Keselowski and Jimmie Johnson ran within a few positions of each other the entire day. Keselowski had the better car and held the upper hand throughout the day, running all the way into the top-five as Johnson worked himself into the top ten.

Everything changed on lap 78. Continue reading

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Gordon Breaks The Unspoken Rule – Suspension?

By Jordan Dodson

Sunday’s race at Phoenix International Raceway may have included a bigger story than the Chase battle itself. That story involved a fight that ensued after Jeff Gordon intentionally wrecked Clint Bowyer with two laps to go.

Gordon, frustrated from a disappointing season, had the last straw when Bowyer made contact with him and blew out Gordon’s tire late in Sunday’s race. That contact was one of many between the two drivers this season and Gordon was going to have no more of it, or so he thought. Gordon decided to limp around until Bowyer caught back up and then Gordon showed his displeasure by driving Bowyer down onto the apron and into the wall, taking out both cars and the innocent victim of Joey Logano. Continue reading

Did an Oily Track Create Excitement?

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By Jason Schultz

For the second time this season, an oily race track had an effect on the outcome of the race.

In Watkins Glen, at the August race, a track scattered with oil led to two passes for the lead on the final lap. When race leader Kyle Busch spun in the oil, it led to Marcos Ambrose and Brad Keselowski battling it out for the win. Ambrose eventually slid to the victory. Continue reading

Harvick Takes Wild Race at Phoenix

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By Jason Schultz

Wild.

That’s the only word to describe Sunday’s race in Phoenix. It was by far the wackiest race of the season. Continue reading