Martin Truex Jr. topped the chart in second Sprint Cup Series practice at Phoenix International Raceway. The driver of the No. 78 Furniture Row Racing Toyota was the fastest in the second practice session with a time of 26.573 and a speed of 135.476 mph.
When the engine in Byron’s No. 9 Toyota expired on Lap 141 of 150 – ending the championship run for the series’ most prolific winner this year – Kyle Busch Motorsports teammate Daniel Suarez took over the race lead and went on to score the first NCWTS victory of his career.
Kyle Larson topped the chart in first Sprint Cup Series practice at Phoenix International Raceway. The driver of the No. 42 Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet was the fastest in the first practice session with a time of 25.802 and a speed of 139.524 mph.
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In the end, however, the driver of the No. 4 Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet had to beat, bang and out drag race Carl Edwards to the finish line coming out of Turn 4 to score his eighth career win at Phoenix International Raceway.
Kevin Harvick scored the victory in the Valley of the Sun, but just by the slimmest of margins. It took until past halfway through the Good Sam 500 to take over the lead for the first time, but the driver of the No. 4 Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet survived a beating and banging drag race to the finish line coming out of turn 4 with Carl Edwards to secure the victory.
Kyle Busch, the driver of the No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota led 175 of 200 laps to score his third straight series victory in the Axalta Faster. Tougher. Brighter. 200 NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Phoenix International Raceway. This is the 79th career win for the all-time winningest driver in the series history.