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Race Capsule

Phoenix International Raceway
  • What:

    Race 35 of 36 on Sprint Cup circuit

  • Where:

    Phoenix International Raceway, Avondale, AZ

  • When:

    November 13, 2011 3:15 pm EST

  • Laps:

    312

  • Track Length:

    1. miles

  • Race Length:

    312.00 miles

  • Purse:

    $4,957,233

Drivers to Watch

Matt Kenseth 4th, a one-position gain in one race, 38 out of the lead.
AJ Allmendinger 16th, 29 points out of 13th place.
Marcos Ambrose 17th, 80 points out of 13th place. Gained one spot last week.
Martin Truex Jr. 22nd, 104 points out of 13th place. Gained two spots last week.
Mark Martin 21st, 104 points out of 13th place. Lost one spot last week.
Tony Stewart 2nd, same as last race, but has cut the lead down to just three points with two races remaining.
Carl Edwards 1st, same as last race, but only three points ahead of second-place Tony Stewart.
Kasey Kahne 14th, 18 points out of 13th place. Gained one spot last week.
Paul Menard 20th, 91 points out of 13th place. Gained one spot last week.
Brad Keselowski 5th, a one-position drop in one race, 49 out of first-place.
David Ragan 18th, 86 points out of 13th place. Gained one spot last week.
Jeff Burton 23rd, 115 points out of 13th place. Lost one spot last week.
Jimmie Johnson 6th, same as last race, 55 out of the lead and will likely not win his sixth straight Cup championship this season.
Kurt Busch 9th, a one-position drop since last week, 87 behind leader Carl Edwards.
Brian Vickers 25th, 177 points out of 13th place.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. 7th, a two-position improvement in one race, 79 points out of the lead.
Jeff Gordon 8th, a two-position improvement in one race, 81 out of first place.
Joey Logano 24th, 131 points out of 13th place. Lost one spot last week.
Juan Pablo Montoya 19th, 86 points out of 13th place. Lost two spots last week.
Kevin Harvick 3rd, same as last race, but falling further behind at 33 points out of first place.
Clint Bowyer 13th.
Greg Biffle 15th, 19 points out of 13th-place. Lost one spot last week.
Ryan Newman 12th, 103 points out of first place.
Denny Hamlin 10th, a one-position improvement since last week, 99 behind the leader.
Kyle Busch 11th, 100 points out of first. Lost four spots last week.