2012 Bristol March NSCS Practice Brian VickersCORNELIUS, N.C. – Michael Waltrip Racing learned today that Brian Vickers is not available to race for the remainder of the 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup season due to health issues.

Vickers said Dr. William Downey has placed him on blood thinning medication after a Monday morning examination on his right leg discovered a small blood clot in his calf region. Continue reading “Brian Vickers To Miss Remainder Of 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup Season Due To Blood Clots”

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289065Aug. 10, 2013

By Reid Spencer
NASCAR Wire Service

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y.—Tony Stewart’s broken bones have sparked intense debate about the wisdom of NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers indulging in extracurricular racing.

Stewart broke the tibia and fibula in his right leg during a Sprint Car accident Monday night in Iowa. After two surgeries, Stewart is recuperating in a North Carolina hospital and is sidelined indefinitely from his primary ride in Stewart-Haas Racing’s No. 14 Chevrolet SS.

The accident almost certainly will cost Stewart a spot in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup and deprive him of the opportunity to battle for a fourth championship in the series. Conceivably, it could cost him the rest of the season.

Continue reading “Will Tony Stewart’s Accident Have A Chilling Effect On Outside Racing?”

 

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POINT STANDINGS | CUP SERIES
The most points you can earn in a race is 48
43 for P1, +3 for winning, +1 for leading a lap, +1 for leading the most laps

12 Ryan Newman OUT
11 Kyle Busch OUT
10 Denny Hamlin OUT
9 Kurt Busch -87
8 Jeff Gordon -81
7 Dale Earnhardt Jr. -79
6 Jimmie Johnson -55
5 Brad Keselowski -49
4 Matt Kenseth -38
3 Kevin Harvick -33
2 Tony Stewart -3
1 Carl Edwards Leader

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TRACK STATS | PHOENIX

Race #9 in the Chase, Race: 35 of 36
Track Size: 1 mile
·     Banking/1 and 2: 10 – 11 degrees
·     Banking/3 and 4: 8 – 9 degrees
·     Banking/Frontstretch: 3 degrees
·     Banking/Backstretch: 9 degrees
·     Frontstretch: 1,179 feet
·     Backstretch: 1,551 feet
Miles/laps: 312 miles, 312 laps
Last years pole sitter and winner was Carl Edwards

DRIVER STATS
1 – Carl Edwards (No. 99 AFLAC Ford)
·         Season-to-Date Driver Rating: 99.1
2011 Rundown
·         One win, 17 top fives, 24 top 10s; two poles
·         Average finish of 9.7
·         Led 23 races for 757 laps
Phoenix International Raceway Outlook:
·         One win, five top fives, nine top 10s; three poles
·         Average finish of 13.0 in 14 races
·         Average Running Position of 13.6, ninth-best
·         Driver Rating of 99.6, fourth-best
·         252 Fastest Laps Run, third-most
·         Average Green Flag Speed of 123.428 mph, second-fastest
·         2,827 Laps in the Top 15 (68.6%), eighth-most

2 – Tony Stewart (No. 14 Office Depot/Mobil 1 Chevrolet)
·         Season-to-Date Driver Rating: 93.9
2011 Rundown
·         Four wins, seven top fives, 17 top 10s; one pole
·         Average finish of 12.6
·         Led 19 races for 688 laps
Phoenix International Raceway Outlook:
·         One win, seven top fives, 10 top 10s
·         Average finish of 11.7 in 19 races
·         Average Running Position of 10.4, fourth-best
·         Driver Rating of 98.1, seventh-best
·         559 Green Flag Passes, fourth-most
·         Average Green Flag Speed of 123.417 mph, fourth-fastest
·         3,122 Laps in the Top 15 (75.7%), fourth-most
·         336 Quality Passes, fourth-most

3 – Kevin Harvick (No. 29 Budweiser Chevrolet)
·         Season-to-Date Driver Rating: 92.2
2011 Rundown
·         Four wins, nine top fives, 18 top 10s
·         Average finish of 11.4
·         Led 16 races for 391 laps
Phoenix International Raceway Outlook:
·         Two wins, four top fives, eight top 10s
·         Average finish of 13.8 in 17 races
·         Average Running Position of 11.7, seventh-best
·         Driver Rating of 95.9, ninth-best
·         154 Fastest Laps Run, 10th-most
·         506 Green Flag Passes, 10th-most
·         Average Green Flag Speed of 123.322 mph, eighth-fastest
·         2,981 Laps in the Top 15 (72.3%), sixth-most
·         281 Quality Passes, eighth-most