Late Model racer Amber Slagle to make ARCA West debut at Irwindale

By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer Amber Slagle will make her ARCA Menards Series West debut at Irwindale Speedway. Slagle’s ARCA West debut will come in the No. 17 MMI Racing Chevrolet SS for McGowen Cook Racing. Zane Smith drove the No. 17 Chevrolet at Sonoma Raceway and Phoenix Raceway earlier this year. Will Rodgers has […]

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Joey Logano Leads Most Laps at Phoenix, Comes One Spot Shy of First 2021 Victory

By Christian Koelle, Staff Writer — Cover photo by Nigel Kinrade Photography Joey Logano was in solid form Sunday afternoon at Phoenix Raceway. The 2018 NASCAR Cup Series champion led the most laps in the race but it was a late-race restart where he lost the lead. Logano couldn’t get to the No. 19 of […]

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Denny Hamlin Credits JGR Short-Track Program Improvement with Top Five Finish at Phoenix

By Christian Koelle, Staff Writer — Cover photo by Nigel Kinrade Photography Denny Hamlin continued his solid 2021 season Sunday at Phoenix Raceway. He finished the race from where he started: third. Leading 33 laps, Hamlin stayed within range late but didn’t have the speed to catch the leaders. The third-place finish matched his season-best […]

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After Horrible Start to 2021, Aric Almirola Finally Earns Solid Finish at Phoenix

By Christian Koelle, Staff Writer — Cover photo by Nigel Kinrade Photography Aric Almirola’s start of 2021 could only be described using one word… terrible.  A 34th, 17th, 30th, and 38th place finish has been Almrola’s season so far leading into Phoenix. Coming into this race, Phoenix has been a solid track for the driver […]

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Austin Cindric Wins NASCAR Xfinity Series Race at Phoenix Raceway

By: Holly Cain/NASCAR Wire Service  Austin Cindric earned his second NASCAR Xfinity Series win in the opening five races of the 2021 season Saturday – taking a .360-second victory over 18-year-old rookie Ty Gibbs in an action-packed final race restart with two laps remaining at Phoenix Raceway. It’s the second consecutive win on the 1-mile […]

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Ty Gibbs Dominates General Tire 150 At Phoenix For First Win Of Season

By Tadd Haillop/ARCA Racing AVONDALE, Ariz. – Only two challengers had chances to stop Ty Gibbs from winning Friday’s General Tire 150 at Phoenix Raceway in the closing laps. One was Corey Heim. The other was rain, as sprinkles began to fall on the one-mile paved tri-oval in Avondale, Arizona, as the field prepared for the final restart. […]

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Erik Jones Earns First Top 10 With Richard Petty Motorsports

By Matt Courson, Staff Writer Erik Jones claimed his first top-10 of 2020 Sunday in the Pennzoil 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, his first with new team owner Richard Petty. The 10th-place result comes after finishes of 39th in the Daytona 500, 14th at the Daytona Road Course, and 27th last week at Homestead. […]

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AJ Allmendinger hits the jackpot with Xfinity win at Las Vegas

Cover photo by Rachel Schuoler / Kickin’ the Tires March 6, 2021 By Holly Cain NASCAR Wire Service A.J. Allmendinger took the lead and held off the field on a final race restart with 12 laps remaining to earn his fourth NASCAR Xfinity Series win in the last 16 races – taking the victory in […]

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ARCA Menards Series Preview: General Tire 150 at Phoenix Raceway

By Christian Koelle, Staff Writer The ARCA Menards Series heads to Avondale, Arizona this weekend for the General Tire 150 at Phoenix Raceway. It has been over a month since the season opener at Daytona International Speedway where Corey Heim picked up his second career victory with Drew Dollar finishing the race in second. Bret […]

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