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Heading into the final race of the 2012 season Marcos Ambrose is looking for a weekend of consistency. Crew chief Drew Blickensderfer has had a couple of weeks to settle in at Richard Petty Motorsports and he and Ambrose are hoping for a solid top-10 finish in Homestead to give the No. 9 team a boost of momentum for 2013.
The No. 9 team has endured multiple changes over the past two months, but Ambrose and crew feel as if they are on the right track to a successful end to the season. A good finish this weekend will be a great boost of confidence for the off-season and that is exactly what the Black & Decker crew is expecting to accomplish on Sunday.
Black & Decker will return as the primary partner of the No.9 Ford fusion for its fourth and final showing of the season at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
Ambrose will make his fifth career start at Homestead-Miami Speedway this weekend. His best start (third) came in 2009 and his best finish (26th) came in the 2010. The Austra...
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Starting the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Phoenix International Raceway from the 17th position, Marcos Ambrose gained spots in the early laps of the event to be scored in 15th on Lap 10. Though he was gaining spots, Ambrose relayed to crew chief Drew Blickensderfer that the car was tight in the center and on exit off the corners.
A caution at Lap 18 allowed Ambrose to come to...
For the second time this season, an oily race track had an effect on the outcome of the race. Back in Watkins Glen in August, a track scattered with oil led to two passes for the lead on the final lap. When race leader Kyle Busch spun in the oil it led to Marcos Ambrose and Brad Keselowski battling it out for the win. Ambrose eventually slid to the victory. Sunday in Phoenix, the...