AdvoCare 500 at Phoenix
Phoenix International Raceway - Avondale, AZ
Sunday, November 10, 3:15 pm ET
Kevin Harvick takes the checkered flag as cars wreck everywhere.
Danica Patrick hits the wall, crashes, NASCAR does not call the caution.
Green-White-Checkered finish: Kevin Harvick takes the lead on the restart.
Lap 310: NASCAR has red-flagged the race.
Lap 31o: Clint Bowyer's crew confronts Jeff Gordon in the garage. They are fighting. Clint Bowyer runs through the garage to Jeff Gordon's truck.
CAUTION 8 - Lap 310: Huge wreck - Clint Bowyer's car is on fire.
Lap 309: Kevin Harvick is pulling away from Kyle Busch at the front. Meanwhile, Brad Keselowski, in seventh, is putting pressure on Joey Logano in an effort to gain another spot.
Lap 307: Jeff Gordon, who was fifth, has damage on his car while Matt Kenseth's tire is smoking.
Lap 306: Jeff Gordon is off the pace.
Lap 305: Kevin Harvick whips around Kyle Busch to take the lead! Harvick has not won a race this year.
Lap 304 - RESTART: Kyle Busch battles Kevin Harvick for the lead on the restart. Harvick, on the outside, is holding his own.
Lap 304: Kyle Busch is preparing to lead the field to the green once more.
Lap 303: Bobby Labonte gets the free pass.
CAUTION 7 - Lap 301: Sam Hornish Jr. crashes. He had a tire going down after contact with Danica Patrick.
Lap 300: Sam Hornish Jr. has a left-front tire rub.
Lap 297: Kyle Busch has completely dominated the majority of this race today. He and his Joe Gibbs Racing team have certainly mastered this outing.
Lap 294: Kyle Busch is leading Kevin Harvick by a full second. Both of these drivers are really hungering for a win at this point in the season.
Lap 291: Kyle Busch continues to overpower the field in Phoenix. He's building on his lead once more.
Lap 286: RESTART: Kyle Busch and Kasey Kahne lead the field to the green.
Lap 283: Jimmie Johnson is 33rd now after spending the 20 minutes in the garage making repairs.
CAUTION 6 - Lap 281: Tony Stewart spins in Turn 2. He was running 14th at the time of the crash.
Lap 280: Kasey Kahne, in second, is challenging Kyle Busch for the lead.
Lap 278 - RESTART: Kyle Busch leads the field to the green flag.
Radio chatter on Lap 277: Team owner Roger Penske tells Brad Keselowski: "Keep an eye on that 24 (of Jeff Gordon)."
Radio chatter on Lap 277: No. 48: Bead melted from heat due to excessive brake use.
Lap 277: Brad Keselowski will restart eight, top car on track who pitted.
Lap 275: Brad Keselowski, in third, pits for left-side tires. Several others pitting as well. Leader Kyle Busch stays out. Matt Kenseth also pitted and took two tires.
CAUTION 5 - Lap 274: David Ragan crashes.
Lap 273: Jimmie Johnson returns to the track.
Lap 271: Kyle Busch has almost a two-second lead over teammate Denny Hamlin.
Lap 268: Brad Keselowski, in third, is the fastest on the track.
Lap 267: Kyle Busch continues to set the pace at Phoenix.
Lap 266: Brad Keselowski continues to run in third while Jimmie Johnson, who entered this race with the points lead, sits in the garage.
Radio chatter on Lap 260: Spotter Joey Meier: "Heavyweight fight, like you're wearing him down."
Radio chatter on Lap 258: Spotter Joey Meier: "I don't have to remind you who's sitting in the garage right now, big picture please."
Radio chatter on Lap 255: The team is replacing the control arms on the No. 48 of Jimmie Johnson.
Lap 252: Brad Keselowski is putting pressure on Denny Hamlin, in second. Kyle Busch continues to lead.
Lap 238: Kyle Busch, who took the lead on the pit sequence, leads the field to the green flag. Brad Keselowski is currently third while points leader Jimmie Johnson is off the track undergoing repairs to his car.
Lap 237: Leaders pit.
Lap 237: Jimmie Johnson is taking his car behind the wall.
Radio chatter on Lap 235: Brad Keselowski: "48 wrecked?"
CAUTION 4 - Lap 235: Jimmie Johnson hits the wall.
Lap 233: Brad Keselowski takes the lead.
Lap 231: Kyle Busch is approaching lapped traffic. Brad Keselowski is looking inside of Kyle Busch in an effort to take the lead.
Lap 230: Brad Keselowski keeps trying to get inside of Kyle Busch, has not been able to do so.
Lap 228: Brad Keselowski is challenging for the lead while Jimmie Johnson falls back to seventh.
226: Kyle Busch is being challenged by Brad Keselowski for the lead.
Lap 225: Dale Earnhardt Jr. is pitting with a loose tire.
Lap 220: Jimmie Johnson is up to sixth.
Radio chatter on Lap 215: Brad Keselowski has cut a six-second deficit to 1.5-seconds since the restart.
Radio chatter Lap 212: Crew chief Chad Knaus tells Jimmie Johnson that Brad Keselowski is running higher up the track through 1 and 2.
Lap 212: Kyle Busch's advantage is less than a second.
Lap 209: Brad Keselowski moves around Ryan Newman and into second.
Lap 207: Kyle Busch has a 2.2-second lead over Ryan Newman.
Lap 204: Points leader Jimmie Johnson is seventh.
Lap 202: Jimmie Johnson is looking inside Paul Menard for seventh.
Lap 200: Kyle Busch continues to set the pace. On the last pit stop, his team changed two tires. Second-running Ryan Newman stayed out on the last stop and third-running Brad Keselowski changed two tires.
Lap 198: Brad Keselowski overtakes third.
Lap 197: Brad Keselowski is two cars lengths behind Kevin Harvick. Spotter Joey Meier tells him he has the fastest car on the track.
Lap 195: Regan Smith pits.
Lap 194: Brad Keselowski moves into fourth.
Lap 189: Jimmie Johnson passes Matt Kenseth for eighth.
Lap 187: Jimmie Johnson is ninth. He's more than six seconds off the leader's pace, but Johnson is also turning the fastest laps on the track right now.
Lap 185: Jimmie Johnson takes 10th - and is challenging Aric Almirola for ninth.
Lap 184: Jimmie Johnson looking inside teammate Kasey Kahne for 10th.
Lap 181: Kyle Busch, in the lead, is also the fastest on the track right now.
Lap 179: Brad Keselowski passes Denny Hamlin for fifth; Jimmie Johnson is 11th.
Lap 178: Jimmie Johnson moves up a spot to 12th.
Lap 177: Kevin Harvick has moved into third. Harvick earned his first top-10 finish in the Chase last weekend at Texas.
Lap 175: Brad Keselowski, trying to make up ground on Jimmie Johnson in the title race, is sixth. Johnson is 14th.
- Lap 174: Ryan Newman leads the field to the green, but Kyle Busch quickly jumps into the lead once more.
Lap 173: Ryan Newman, who stayed out on the stops, will lead the field to the green flag. Kyle Busch will line up on the outside.
Radio chatter on Lap 172: Brad Keselowski: "I know you wanted to stay out longer but I just didn't feel good."
Radio chatter on Lap 170: Crew chief Chad Knaus warns Jimmie Johnson to watch the guys out front that took two tires but expects they'll be able to pass them fairly quickly. Johnson is 14th.
Radio chatter on Lap 170: Paul Wolfe just looked at the tires again.
Lap 169: Kyle Busch takes two tires, wins the race off pit road. Denny Hamlin also took just two tires, but lost the lead.
Lap 169: Leaders pit. Denny Hamlin, Kyle Busch, Brad Keselowski, Jimmie Johnson among those making stops.
Radio chatter on Lap 168: Jimmie Johnson says the car is edgy in the back. Knaus says they gained three seconds on the leader that run by far, their most competitive.
CAUTION 3 - Lap 167 - Debris in Turn 3.
Radio chatter on Lap 166: Crew chief Chad Knaus tells him he's the fastest car on track.
Lap 166: Jimmie Johnson is up to eighth.
Radio chatter on Lap 165: Jeff Gordon says he's tight in the center and loose everywhere else.
Radio chatter on Lap 163: Denny Hamlin says his water temp is 240.
Lap 161: 19 cars remain on the lead lap.
Lap 160: Brad Keselowski, fourth in the race and second in the title race, just ran the fastest lap on the track.
Lap 157: Denny Hamlin has stretched his lead to 1.5 seconds. Paul Menard continues to run second.
Radio chatter on Lap 152: Spotter Joey Meier to Brad Keselowski: Four seconds betweeen you and the next position.
Lap 151: 21 cars remain on the lead lap.
Lap 149: Jimmie Johnson, in ninth, is running the fastest laps on the track now.
Lap 142: Points leader Jimmie Johnson is ninth, second in the standings Brad Keselowski is fourth.
Lap 140: Denny Hamlin returned to the lead during the pit cycle. He's more than 1.2 seconds ahead of second-running Paul Menard. Kyle Busch, who has led the most laps today, is third.
Radio chatter on Lap 135: Paul Wolfe tells Brad Keselowski: Your tires look really good
no issue with the right front either.
Radio chatter on Lap 134: Spotter Joey Meier: "Really good stop." Brad Keselowski: "Good stop."
Lap 134: Jimmie Johnson pits.
Lap 133: Will Jimmie Johnson lead a lap. Kurt Busch pitting again with loose right front tire.
Lap 132: Ryan Newman, Brad Keselowski, Clint Bowyer among those pitting.
Lap 131: Matt Kenseth pits.
Radio chatter on Lap 130: Brad Keselowski will pit in four laps.
Lap 129: Leader Denny Hamlin, Sam Hornish Jr., Jeff Gordon, Marcos Ambrose among those pitting. Brad Keselowski will take the lead.
Radio chatter on Lap 128: Brad Keselowski says his front end is tight.
Lap 127: Danica Patrick, Kasey Kahne, Kyle Busch, Tony Stewart among those pitting.
Lap 126: Greg Biffle, Aric Almirola, Regan Smith among those pitting.
Lap 125: Jamie McMurray, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Paul Menard, Carl Edwards and Kurt Busch among those pitting.
Lap 120: Bobby Labonte, Kevin Harvick, Mark Martin and Juan Pablo Montoya among those pitting.
Lap 118: Denny Hamlin overtakes Kyle Busch for the lead. Busch has led 111 laps today.
Lap 117: Denny Hamlin is just over a tenth of a second behind Kyle Busch.
Lap 116: Denny Hamlin is lookling inside of Kyle Busch, but he cannot get inside of him to make a full challenge.
Lap 114: Denny Hamlin has suddenly picked up the pace and closed on teammate Kyle Busch. He's been chipping into his lead - and is now on his bumper.
Radio chatter on Lap 113: Spotter Joey Meier to Brad Keselowski: "The leader was 11 seconds ahead of you, now he's only five.
Lap 111: Jeff Burton pits.
Lap 108: Kyle Busch has a seven-tenths of a second lead over Denny Hamlin. They've run in these positions for most of the afternoon.
Lap 106: Paul Menard is quietly putting together a stellar outing, running in third.
Lap 103: Brad Keselowski passes Mark Martin for seventh.
Lap 102: Leader Kyle Busch had debris on the grille but was able to get behind Landon Cassill and remove the wrapper.
Lap 100: Kyle Busch still setting the pace, leading almost all the laps today.
Radio chatter on Lap 97: Jimmie Johnson says he's lost a little something through (Turns) 3 and 4.
Lap 95: "Well, the engine started laying down on the second lap and something broke in the top end and just started eating itself up, so we're done for the day," Martin Truex Jr. said. He'll finished 43rd, his worst finish of the year and his first mechanical failure in 2012.
Lap 93: Kyle Busch laps Danica Patrick, who is running 30th.
Lap 92: Points leader Jimmie Johnson is 13th now.
Lap 89: Brad Keselowski moves into ninth place.
Lap 88: Denny Hamlin, in second, is running the fastest laps on the track. Still, he remains more than three seconds behind leader and teammate Kyle Busch.
Lap 84: Kyle Busch is blistering the field. He has a lead of more than four seconds on second-running Denny Hamlin.
Lap 81: Brad Keselowski moves into the top 10.
Lap 80: Points leader Jimmie Johnson continues to make up ground. He's running 13th - two spots behind Brad Keselowski, who is second in the Chase and running 11th.
Lap 78: Stephen Leicht pits.
Lap 75: Kyle Busch continues to set a hot pace on the track. He's building on his advantage.
Lap 70: Kyle Busch continues to pull away from the field. Busch has enjoyed some Cup success at Phoenix as well. In 15 starts at the track, he has one win. He has nine top-10 finishes, six of them top fives, with an average finish of 14.0. He has led 272 laps there entering today's race.
Lap 68: Points leader Jimmie Johnson is 14th; Brad Keselowski is 11th.
Lap 66: Kyle Busch, in the lead, is the fastest car on the track. Mark Martin is more than a second back in second.
Lap 63: Jeff Gordon is battling Brad Keselowski for 11th. Gordon takes the spot.
Lap 61: Kyle Busch holds the lead.
Radio chatter on Lap 60: Brad Keselowski is told his tires look good with the exception of a spot on the right front.
RESTART - Lap 60: Mark Martin will lead the field to the green. Kyle Busch races back into the lead.
Radio chatter on Lap 58: Brad Keselowski is concerned with the right front and asks spotter Joey Meier if the first two cars wrecked because of the beads or if the tires were cut. Says he's abusing the tires pretty bad.
Lap 58: Travis Kvapil and David Ragan pit.
Radio chatter on Lap 58: Spotter Earl Barban is missing the 48 through Turn 4. Crew chief Chad Knaus tells Barban he will cover the 48 from Turn 4 to the start-finish because he feels that Jimmie Johnson should have been cleared to pass cars through that section.
Lap 56: Travis Kvapil and David Ragan stayed out on the pit sequence and are ahead of those who did pit on the track.
Lap 55: Mark Martin led the pack off pit road. Martin has enjoyed his share of Phoenix success. In 31 starts at the track - two from the pole position - he has two wins. He has 20 top-10 finishes, 12 of them top fives, for an average finish of 9.032. He has also led 834 laps at Phoenix prior to today.
Lap 55: Mark Martin, Kyle Busch, Juan Pablo Montoya, Denny Hamlin and Jeff Burton are the top five after the pit sequence. Points leader Jimmie Johnson is 19th; Brad Keselowski is 13th.
Lap 54: Leaders pit. All the frontrunners come in. Points leader Jimmie Johnson, challenger Brad Keselowski and leader Kyle Busch all take four tires. Mark Martin takes two - and emerges with the lead.
CAUTION 2 - Lap 53: David Gilliland crashes.
Lap 51: Kurt Busch, in fourth, now posts the fastest lap. Busch has enjoyed his own share of success at Phoenix. In 19 starts at the track, he has one win. He has 10 top-10 finishes, four of them top fives, for an average finish of 13.526. He has led 750 laps at the track.
Lap 49: Kasey Kahne, in third and a full second behind leader Kyle Busch, is running the fastest laps on the track.
Radio chatter on Lap 46: Danica Patrick is still on the lead lap, running 31st. Reports her car is a little bit tighter.
Lap 44: Denny Hamlin is closing the gap on Kyle Busch now. Busch still has a half-second lead.
Lap 43: Jimmie Johnson is on the move now, too. Johnson takes 15th from Joey Logano.
Radio chatter on Lap 42: Spotter Joey Meier tells Brad Keselowski "Welcome to the top 10."
Lap 42: Brad Keselowski moves into 10th.
Lap 38: Points leader Jimmie Johnson is 16th.
Lap 37: Matt Kenseth and Brad Keselowski are battling for 12th; Keselowski takes the spot.
Lap 35: Kyle Busch now has a lead of more than a second over teammate Denny Hamlin.
Radio chatter on Lap 32: Martin Truex Jr. says "the car just laid down" ... engine issue.
Lap 30: Kyle Busch, in the lead, is now running the fastest laps on the track.
Lap 27: Kyle Busch is picking up the pace on teammate Denny Hamlin.
Lap 25: Denny Hamlin, in second, is the fastest car on the track. Kyle Busch has an eight-tenths of a second lead.
Lap 23: Brad Keselowski goes three wide with Juan Pablo Montoya and Marcos Ambrose in a battle for a spot. Keselowski is 17th; Jimmie Johnson is 21st.
Lap 22: Brad Keselowski passes Jimmie Johnson. Each spot between these two is critical at this point in the Chase.
RESTART: Lap 21: Kyle Busch leads the field to the green. Kasey Kahne tries to go inside of him and take the spot.
Lap 19: Brad Keselowski, Joey Logano, Carl Edwards, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Kevin Harvick, Jimmie Johnson, Stephen Leicht and Danica Patrick among those pitting. Keselowski stalls his car coming off pit road; Johnson will come off pit road ahead of him.
CAUTION 1 - Lap 18: Mike Bliss has a right front tire down between Turns 3 and 4.
Radio chatter on Lap 15: Martin Truex Jr.'s car is being pushed to the garage.
Lap 14: Denny Hamlin is staying with teammate Kyle Busch, who continues to lead by half a second.
Lap 12: Kyle Busch continues to hold the lead. Points leader Jimmie Johnson is up to 20th, Brad Keselowski is up to 13th.
Lap 11: Martin Truex Jr. pits.
Radio chatter on Lap 9: Martin Truex Jr. Truex tells crew chief Chad Johnston he has 15 volts.
Lap 7: Kasey Kahne, in third, is the fastest car on the track.
Lap 6: Martin Truex Jr. is off pace in the inside line.
Lap 5: Kyle Busch is off to a hot start and has a half-second lead over Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Denny Hamlin.
Lap 4: Jimmie Johnson is up one spot, to 23rd. His closest Chase challenger, Brad Keselowski, has dropped a couple of spots to 16th.
Lap 3: Martin Truex Jr., who started on the outside, is seventh.
GREEN FLAG! Kyle Busch and Martin Truex Jr. lead the field to the green. Busch quickly moves to the front; Truex struggles in the outside lane and drops back in the field.
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