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Martin wants more from magical year

...the 50-year-old driver seems genuinely content going into today's Checker O'Reilly Auto Parts 500 at Phoenix International Speedway. He's 73 points behind Jimmie Johnson and his quest for a NASCAR-record fourth-consecutive championship...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/11/15/nas_555824.shtml
Nascar
Johnson has Phoenix pole

...Jimmie Johnson moved a step closer to a third consecutive Cup series title by winning the pole at Phoenix International Speedway on Friday. Johnson, the defending race winner, turned a lap of 134.725 mph in his Chevrolet to earn the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/11/08/nas_482682.shtml
Nascar
Fuel gamble pays off for Johnson

...Hendrick Motorsports its first NASCAR Sprint Cup victory of the year, winning a fuel gamble Saturday night at Phoenix International Speedway. As leader after leader dove for the pits to take on gas in the waning laps, Johnson's No. 48 Chevrolet...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/04/13/nas_194930.shtml
Nascar
NASCAR Newsmaker: Sam Hornish Jr.

Sam Hornish Jr. won his first Indy-car race at the Phoenix International Speedway. He also won the last IRL race at the one-mile track. He tested his new Sprint Cup Series Dodge there Monday and Tuesday in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/03/06/nas_189900.shtml
Nascar
Season filled with excitement on and off track

...violation. Defending series champion Kurt Busch was suspended after he was cited for reckless driving near Phoenix International Speedway. Busch admitted he was combative with the arresting officers, even calling one of them a Jeff Gordon fan...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/24/nas_25616.shtml
Nascar
NASCAR notebook

...with felony reckless driving late Friday following a stop by the Maricopa County Sheriff's Department near Phoenix International Speedway. According to the incident report, the defending Nextel Cup Series champion refused to take a field sobriety...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/13/nas_22526.shtml
Nascar
Edwards wins pole with record speed

...his second NASCAR Trucks season title, finishing well behind race winner Clint Bowyer on Friday night at Phoenix International Speedway.Bodine entered the race with a 230-point lead over Aric Almirola, needing only to avoid a catastrophe...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2010-11-13/edwards-wins-pole-record-s
Nascar | Sports
Edwards keeps Busch from clinching for now

AVONDALE, Ariz. --- Carl Edwards rolled to a dominating win at Phoenix International Speedway that temporarily staved off Kyle Busch 's bid to clinch the Nationwide Series title. Busch's first NASCAR championship is still...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/11/15/nas_555823.shtml
Nascar
A second chance

...sometimes reckless in his approach. But when he got a ticket for driving 60 mph through a stop sign near Phoenix International Speedway in November and berating the arresting officer, Roush Racing fired him. Team president Geoff Smith said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/22/nas_34985.shtml
Nascar
More soft walls on way for NASCAR tracks

...including Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Richmond International Raceway, New Hampshire International Speedway, Phoenix International Speedway and Homestead-Miami Speedway. "We'd like to see the SAFER Barriers installed by January 2005 at all...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/23/nas_402031.shtml
Nascar