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DAYTONA RECAP: Kasey Kahne started sixth in the season-opening Daytona 500 at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway and was working his way to third on Lap 28 when he was collected in a multi-car incident. Kahne’s team worked quickly in the garage to make repairs, and the driver of the No. 5 Chevrolet SS returned to the track at Lap 89 to pick up valuable points. Kahne gained a couple positions and finished the race 36th. The 32-year-old driver currently ranks 34th in the driver standings.
PHOENIX WINNER: Kahne, driver of the No. 5 Quaker State Chevrolet SS, became the first NASCAR Sprint Cup driver to reach Victory Lane at the reconfigured Phoenix International Raceway in November 2011 after he took the checkered flag in the Kobalt Tools 500. Kahne started 10th and spent most of the race running in the top 10, leading the final 14 laps on his way to his first Sprint Cup win at the one-mile oval.
QUAKER STATE: Quaker State returns as a primary partner with Kahne for its second strai...
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Kasey Kahne will start second on Sunday at Phoenix International Raceway…
Mark Martin may not be the oldest driver to win a pole in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series — yet — but with his top qualifying effort Friday at Phoenix International Raceway, the seemingly ageless driver remained the second oldest driver to win a pole.
Martin, 54, was the only driver in time trials for Sunday's Subway Fresh Fit 500 to top 138 mph. Martin's lap at 138.074...
AVONDALE, Ariz. – Kasey Kahne led the way for Team Chevy in qualifying by piloting his No. 5 Quaker State Chevrolet SS to a second-place effort for Sunday’s Subway Fresh Fit 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Phoenix International Raceway (PIR), Round 2 of 36 on the 2013 tour. Kahne missed collecting the pole by four hundredths of a second. This will be the highest Kahne has...
By: Toby Christie – Follow on Twitter @Tobalical
For the second consecutive season, Mark Martin cruised to the pole position for the Subway Fresh Fit 500 at Phoenix. This time around he narrowly edged out Kasey Kahne with a lap of 138.074 mph.
This pole position is the 56th of Mark Martin’s — driver of the No. 55 Aaron’s Toyota — Sprint Cup Series career.
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Mark Martin will be on the pole at Phoenix International Raceway for the second straight year after becoming the second-oldest pole-sitter in NASCAR history.
Martin went around PIR's mile oval at a speed of 138.075 mph on Friday to earn his 56th career pole a week after finishing third in the Daytona 500.
Martin turned 54 in January, leaving him a few months short beating Harry...