Ryan Newman was the winner at Phoenix International Raceway on Sunday, his first Cup victory in nearly four years and the first win for Richard Childress Racing since November of 2013. Newman decided to stay on the track with worn tires and the gamble paid off.
One race, four drivers. This year's Sprint Cup championship will be decided next week at Homestead-Miami Speedway after Joey Logano punched his ticket for the title race by winning for the first time at Phoenix International Raceway on Sunday.
Kevin Harvick did on Sunday what he does so often at Phoenix International Raceway; he won. Harvick led 139 laps including the last one as he and Carl Edwards bumped down the front stretch and Harvick emerged the winner by one one hundredth of a second at the finish line for the closest finish in the history of the series at the track.
The Sprint Cup final four is set after the rain-delayed, then rain-shortened Quicken Loans Race for Heroes at Phoenix International Raceway. Advancing to next Sunday's season finale at Homestead are Jeff Gordon, Kevin Harvick, Kyle Busch and Martin Truex, Jr. Fa...
It came down to fuel mileage and for Denny Hamlin he had just enough over the final laps to win Sunday's Sprint Cup race at Phoenix International Raceway. Hamlin took the lead on a restart and led the final 59 laps for his 18th career victory.
Just three points separates Carl Edwards and Tony Stewart entering the final two races in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.
After finishing seventh at Talladega and then winning at Martinsville and Texas, Stewart has gained 21 points on Edwards in the last three races. And Stewart will be looking to continue the momentum Sunday at Phoenix International Raceway.