Unabashedly and unapologetically, Jeff Gordon wrecked Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup title contender Clint Bowyer on Lap 311 of the AdvoCare 500, wadding up the cars of Joey Logano and Aric Almirola in the process.
Dylan Kwasniewski made more history Saturday night.
The 17-year-old Las Vegas driver captured the 2012 championship in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West with a second-place finish in the Casino Arizona 50 at Phoenix International Raceway on Saturday.
Joey Logano smoked the field, while Elliott Sadler's title dreams went up in smoke. Logano, the polesitter, dominated Saturday's Great Clips 200 Nationwide Series race at Phoenix International Raceway, beating new Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Brian Vickers to the finish line to win for the ninth time in 21 starts this season, the first time at PIR and the 18th time in his career.
NASCAR has been testing the new models at every available opportunity in an attempt to refine the handling characteristics of the 2013 cars, particularly their behavior in traffic.
Kyle Busch sped around Phoenix International Raceway at record pace Friday afternoon.