Tracks

Phoenix International Raceway

Avondale, Arizona


Phoenix International Raceway - Track Information

Length 1 mile; oval w/ D-shaped backstretch
Banking
Turns 1&2- 11 degrees
Turns 3&4- 9 degrees
Ticket Info and Location
(602) 252-2227

I-10 West to 115th Avenue. Six miles south. Track is one mile beyond the 115th Avenue and Southern Avenue intersection.

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Jeff's History At Phoenix

Race Date Start Finish Notebook
November 15, 2015 11 6 --
March 15, 2015 10 9 Late 2-tire change propelled him from 3rd to 11th
November 9, 2014 7 2 Late 2-tire change propelled him to 2nd.
March 2, 2014 17 5 Charged from 14th to 5th in the final 35 laps.
November 10, 2013 5 14 Restarted 5th with 28 to go. Faded on inside line.
March 3, 2013 5 9 Battled track position issues for the balance of the day.
November 11, 2012 11 30 Running 5th with 6 laps to go. Contact from Clint Bowyer. Sparks Fly.
March 4, 2012 30 8 Stayed out on early caution to enter the top-15. Handling issues later.
November 13, 2011 23 32 Brake problems for the last 150 laps.
February 27, 2011 20 1 Led the most laps. Passed Kyle Busch for the win w/ 8 to go.
November 14, 2010 22 11 Handling/traffic issues all day.
April 10, 2010 10 2 Inherited lead with late 2-tire change. Spun tires on final restart.
November 15, 2009 14 9 Missed the setup; battled in lower half of top-10 for balance of the day.
April 18, 2009 4 25 Missed lug nut on final pit stop. Dropped from 8th to 30th.
November 9, 2008 7 41 Engine problem at the halfway point while running in the top-5.
April 12, 2008 11 13 Loose at the outset. Needed late race fuel stop.
November 11, 2007 3 10 Battled handling issues all day.
April 21, 2007 1 1 Ran in the top-4 all night. Passed Tony Stewart for the lead with 11 laps to go.
November 12, 2006 1 4 Handling changes improved, but had nothing for Harvick or Johnson.
April 22, 2006 19 10 Struggled with handling for the balance of the race. Gas mileage improved his finishing position by 5 spots.
November 13, 2005 10 3 Pit strategy paid off late in the race. Two tire change gained track position.
April 23, 2005 1 12 Battled handling problems throughout the night.
November 7, 2004 8 3 Caught a break during a pit stop sequence and inherited the lead with 90 laps to go. Couldn't hold off Dale Earnhardt Jr at the end.
November 2, 2003 4 7 Handling issues, track position, and fuel mileage.
November 10, 2002 4 3 Ran the high line nearly all day. Led in the mid-stages. Took four tires on a late pit stop while M.Kenseth and R.Wallace took two and finished ahead.
October 28, 2001 14 6 Battled a loose handling car and poor Goodyear tires on a hot day in the desert.
November 5, 2000 24 7 Ran well in race traffic. Nobody could beat Jeff Burton down the stretch.
November 7, 1999 2 10   
October 25, 1998 12 7 Rain-shortened race saw Gordon all but lock up the 1998 title.
November 2, 1997 12 17 Gordon's most intense driving effort. Cut a tire and moved up from 33rd position under green flag conditions late in the race. This was how the 1997 title was won.
October 27, 1996 19 5 Points leader Terry Labonte broke his hand in a practice crash. He still finishes third en route to the title.
October 29, 1995 3 5 Managed a top five and left Phoenix with a 147 point lead on Dale Earnhardt.
October 30, 1994 14 4  
October 31, 1993 9 35 The "lesson" courtesy of Dale Earnhardt's front bumper.


Career Stats At Phoenix
Starts Wins Top 5 Top 10 Poles
34 2 12 24 3


Phoenix Breakdown
Average Start 10.9
Average Finish 11.0
Victories - 2 February 2011
April 2007

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