Tag: Phoenix

Matt Kenseth emotionally captures Phoenix victory

| November 13, 2017 | 1 Comment
Matt Kenseth emotionally captures Phoenix victory

45-year old Matt Kenseth has experienced a rollercoaster-ride like none other in what will most likely be his final year competing in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. The Cambridge, WI native broke the news back in July at Kentucky Speedway that he wouldn’t be returning to compete at Joe Gibbs Racing in 2018 as […]

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PREVIEW: Men’s basketball takes on Elon in first road game

| November 14, 2016 | 0 Comments
PREVIEW: Men’s basketball takes on Elon in first road game

The Charlotte 49ers (1-0) will head less than two hours up I-85 Monday night at 8 p.m. to take on the Elon Phoenix (1-0), attempting to kick off the 2016-2017 season on a two-game win streak, while also trying to redeem themselves from a 85-74 loss last season to the Phoenix. This will be the […]

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Four 49ers set to compete in NASCAR Truck Series event

| November 11, 2016 | 0 Comments
Four 49ers set to compete in NASCAR Truck Series event

The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series has headed out west to Phoenix International Raceway for the penultimate event of the season – and UNC Charlotte is going to be well represented. There are 32 trucks on the entry list for Friday night’s Lucas Oil 150 – three of which are current UNCC students, and one […]

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Harvick wins another thrilling NASCAR finish

| March 13, 2016 | 0 Comments
Harvick wins another thrilling NASCAR finish

Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Phoenix International Raceway will be remembered for quite sometime, and rightfully so. For the second time in only four NASCAR races this season, the contest ended with an unbelievable photo finish, in which Kevin Harvick and Carl Edwards crossed the finish line side-by-side in one of the closest finishes in […]

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Kyle Busch on pole for Sunday’s Phoenix race

| March 11, 2016 | 1 Comment
Kyle Busch on pole for Sunday’s Phoenix race

Last year’s Sprint Cup Series champion Kyle Busch survived an unusual qualifying session and claimed the pole for Sunday’s 12th annual Good Sam 500 at Phoenix International Raceway. The No. 18 Skittles machine wound up today’s lone practice session in eighth, giving the No. 18 team confidence headed into the afternoon qualifying session. The first […]

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Jimmie Johnson captures the checkered, excitement grows in Texas

| November 8, 2015 | 0 Comments
Jimmie Johnson captures the checkered, excitement grows in Texas

After weeks of controversies and disputes, Texas Motor Speedway provided some refreshment to racing fans. NASCAR headed to the Lone Star State for the running of the AAA Texas 500, the second race in the Eliminator Round of the Chase. With only two races left before the championship finale at Homestead-Miami, the drivers left in […]

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