Axalta Faster Tougher Brighter 200 Tag

By Joey Barnes, Editor-in-Chief AVONDALE, Ariz. – Justin Allgaier continued to build on an already strong season Saturday following a fourth place finish in the Axalta Faster. Tougher. Brighter. 200 at Phoenix International Raceway. Allgaier, 29, started tenth, but quickly became a factor as he marched towards the front, climbing as high as second in the middle part of the race. It was the third consecutive top 10 finish for the JR Motorsports driver, who has progressively climbed up the championship standing and now sits fourth, 12 points behind leaderRead More
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service AVONDALE, Ariz. – Kyle Busch calls it a “knack.” His rivals might refer to the continuing saga of Kyle Busch at Phoenix International Raceway as absolute dominance. But the record books will show Saturday’s result in the Axalta Faster. Tougher. Brighter. 200 as yet another NASCAR XFINITY Series victory for the Busch juggernaut. Leading 175 of 200 laps at the one-mile race track, Busch notched his ninth victory in 20 starts at PIR. That’s the highest total number of wins by a single driverRead More

Posted On March 14, 2015By Motorsports TribuneIn Xfinity

Logano Scorches XFINITY Field in Phoenix

AVONDALE, Ariz.—Joey Logano summed up his dominating victory in one word. “Finally!” Logano exclaimed after taking the checkered flag in Saturday’s Axalta Faster. Tougher. Brighter. 200 NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Phoenix International Raceway. Logano had reason to be frustrated. He had finished second in his last four XFINITY Series starts, the last three after winning the pole. And the driver of the No. 22 Team Penske Ford hadn’t been to Victory Lane in the series since Sept. 28, 2013 at Dover International Speedway. On Saturday, however, Logano won theRead More