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The No. 4 team of Kevin Harvick has been assessed an L1 penalty for violation of: Sections 20.3.3.3 I-4 Track Bar Mount and Supports. Track bar slider assembly not approved. Crew chief (Rodney Childers) has been fined $25,000 and suspended from the next Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series points event, NASCAR PR reports.

Impact

Harvick's car failed post-race inspection at Phoenix due to an unapproved track bar slider assembly. In addition to the loss of Childers for the next race, Harvick has been hit with the loss of 10 driver and owner championship points. The veteran driver will look to overcome these setbacks at Fontana this week.

The No. 2 team of Brad Keselowski has be assessed an L1 penalty following Phoenix Raceway. Crew chief (Paul Wolfe) has been fined $65,000 and suspended from the next three Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series points events, NASCAR PR reports.

Impact

This is a tough blow to Keselowski and the No. 2 Ford team. The team's car failed post-race inspection for weights and measures. In addition, Keselowski was docked with the loss of 35 driver and owner championship points. The loss of Wolfe for the next three events is another major setback.

Denny Hamlin finished 10th in Sunday's Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Phoenix International Raceway, charging to the front of the pack from the rear of the field in the No. 11 FedEx Freight Toyota on two separate occasions during the 312-mile event. His 10th-place finish marked his second Top-10 of the 2017 season, dennyhamlin.com reports.

Impact

Hamlin had to overcome all kinds of adversity this past weekend at Phoenix. In the end it wasn't a bad day since it netted a Top-10 finish for the No. 11 team. The Joe Gibbs Racing star is hoping for better starts ahead as we wrap up the West Coast swing Sunday at Fontana, and then head to one of Hamlin's favorite short tracks in Martinsville.

Sunday's race at Phoenix International Raceway went to overtime, and Jimmie Johnson drove his way to a Top-10 finish - his first of the 2017 NASCAR Cup Series season, hendrickmotorsports.com reports.

Impact

Johnson raced inside the Top 5 at times, but never really had the right stuff to challenge the leaders Sunday at PIR. For the struggling No. 48 team it was a good sign to hustle to a Top-10 finish for the first time this season. Johnson will take it and head to Fontana looking to continue the improvement in the team. The reigning Monster Energy Cup Series champion started last season slow as well, so there's no reason to panic at this point.

Erik Jones saw a potential Top-10 finish nearly disappear in the waning laps of the Camping World 500 but used four fresh tires on the No. 77 5-hour ENERGY Toyota Camry to pick up six spots over the final three laps to finish a NASCAR Cup Series career-best eighth at Phoenix Raceway, furniturerowracing.com reports.

Impact

"Not too much gain, not too much loss. A solid day for us," Jones said. "Definitely the best day overall for the 5-Hour ENERGY Camry. Just well put together. We got better all day, had good pit stops, we were good on pit road, executed well and did everything we needed to do to run in the top 10." Despite battling a loose handling race car all afternoon the talented Jones battled to his career-best Cup finish Sunday at PIR. He moves up two spots to 18th-place in the series standings as a result.

Daniel Suarez drove his way to an impressive seventh-place finish in the Camping World 500k at Phoenix International Raceway Sunday afternoon.

Impact

The Joe Gibbs Racing rookie started 27th on the grid and would have to navigate furious traffic in this 500k event at PIR. Suarez would be helped by a couple late caution flags and he'd finish with an impressive seventh-place in the Camping World 500k. It was his first-career Top 10 in NASCAR's top division and possibly a sign of things to come for this young driver learning on the job. Suarez heads to Fontana this week 20th in the championship point standings.

Kevin Harvick started 23rd and drove his way to a sixth-place finish in the Camping World 500k at Phoenix International Raceway Sunday afternoon, stewarthaasracing.com reports.

Impact

It wasn't the dominant Phoenix performance that Harvick had hoped for Sunday. The team just couldn't get his No. 4 Ford to handle right for the hot conditions of the race. However, Harvick's superior skill and knowledge of PIR allowed him to drive up through the field and to his second Top-10 finish of the season. It was a good rebound consider his poor performance at Las Vegas the prior week. Harvick is now seventh overall in the championship standings.

Joey Logano crashed late in the Camping World 500k at Phoenix International Raceway, and finished 31st Sunday afternoon.

Impact

In the early going it looked like another Logano win was in store, but as the race wore on things got tough for the No. 22 Ford team. Logano would win the first segment, but would fall completely outside the Top 10 by the end of the second segment. He would battle back into the Top 10 late in the race, but a catastrophic blown tire would send him slamming into the wall with just 4 laps to go. He would be retired for the day with his first DNF of the season. Logano remains fifth overall in the driver standings as the series heads to Fontana next week.

Brad Keselowski finished fifth in the Camping World 500k at Phoenix International Raceway Sunday afternoon.

Impact

Phoenix has not been one of Keselowski's better ovals through the years, but he turned in a strong performance none-the-less. He was a Top 10 driver most of the event, but struggled with handling in the dirty air like a lot of drivers. The late cautions would not derail his efforts, and Keselowski would collect his third Top 5 of the season. The Penske Racing star leaves Arizona second overall in the championship standings.

Stenhouse Jr. finished fourth in the Camping World 500k at Phoenix International Raceway Sunday afternoon.

Impact

One of the biggest comeback stories of the weekend belonged to Stenhouse and his No. 17 team. The team's Ford was too wicked to handle in Friday and Saturday practice session, and actually slapped the wall a couple times. The team made some major overnight adjustments on Saturday and gave Stenhouse a car to drive up through the field at Phoenix. A late decision not to pit on the final caution would be the windfall that propelled the Roush Fenway Racing driver to a Top-5 finish at the Phoenix oval. It was his first Top of 2017 and just the eighth Top 5 of his career.

Kyle Busch finished third in the Camping World 500k at Phoenix International Raceway Sunday afternoon.

Impact

It was a painfully frustrating day for Busch and the No. 18 team. He led much of the latter half of the event with 114 total laps. The Joe Gibbs Racing star was in position to win, but a late caution would lead to a pit road mishap and Busch restarting on the third row. He would plow his way to the front over the last 2 laps, but fall short of the win. The third-place finish was his first Top 5 of the season and Busch climbs to 13th-place in the series standings as a result.

Kyle Larson finished second in the Camping World 500k at Phoenix International Raceway Sunday afternoon.

Impact

The No. 42 Chevrolet was a fixture in second-place for most of the afternoon at PIR. Larson would only lead 3 laps for the day but he'd spend most of the event in the runner-up slot to different leaders. The Chip Ganassi Racing driver would have a shot at the win. He was the first car in line on the final restart with fresh tires. However, he couldn't track down Ryan Newman over the last two laps. It was his third-consecutive runner-up finish. Larson leaves Phoenix the new driver standings leader at 6 points over Brad Keselowski.

Ryan Newman won the Camping World 500k at Phoenix International Raceway Sunday afternoon.

Impact

Newman pulled the upset of the weekend with a big win at PIR. A late caution would set up a green-white-checkered restart. The No. 31 team opted not to pit for fresh tires and inherited the lead. Newman would do a masterful job racing on old tires to hold off Kyle Larson and capture the victory. It was his first win in 127 races and his second-career Phoenix victory. The Richard Childress Racing team heads into next week's Fontana race riding high off a major win.

Erik Jones finished third in the DC Solar 200 Xfinity Series race at Phoenix International Raceway Saturday afternoon.

Impact

The Joe Gibbs Racing driver had a great afternoon at the Phoenix oval. Jones led 65 laps for the event and battled head-to-head with Justin Allgaier all race long. The driver of the No. 20 Toyota couldn't track down Allgaier on the late restart, and would actually lose the runner-up spot to Ryan Blaney before the white flag. However, it was still a strong Top-5 finish for Jones. His first Top 5 of the season in just his second start.

Ryan Blaney finished second in the DC Solar 200 Xfinity Series race at Phoenix International Raceway Saturday afternoon.

Impact

The No. 22 Ford was fast all day at the Phoenix oval and Blaney would race from the back to inside the Top 5 very quickly in this 200-lap event. A couple late cautions and restarts would set up Blaney to grab some more positions on the track, and that's exactly what he'd do in the closing laps. The Penske Racing driver would peddle to the brilliant runner-up finish, which was his first Top 5 of the season.

Justin Allgaier won the DC Solar 200 Xfinity Series race at Phoenix International Raceway Saturday afternoon.

Impact

It was the surging driver and No. 7 team of JR Motorsports that would dominate the day at PIR. After a strong Top-5 finish at Las Vegas last week, Allgaier rolled into Phoenix and set the pace all afternoon. He led a race-high 85 laps and held off a stiff challenge from Erik Jones over the closing laps to grab the victory. It was his first win since 2012.

Denny Hamlin's No. 11 Joe Gibbs Racing team had to change tires on the team's Toyota. They will forfeit their qualifying position and start from the rear of the field in Sunday's Camping World 500k at Phoenix International Raceway.

Impact

Tough break for Hamlin and the No. 11 team. They picked up a screw in one of the tires of the team's Camry during the first round of qualifying Friday. NASCAR does not allow tire changes during this period so Hamlin will have to forfeit his qualifying position. He will start from the rear of the 39-car field Sunday afternoon, which is bit of a challenge at this particular oval.

Joey Logano was fastest in Happy Hour practice for the Camping World 500k at Phoenix International Raceway Saturday afternoon. He turned a fast lap of 134.736 mph.

Impact

Logano capped a great two-days of practice and qualifying by leading final practice Saturday afternoon at the Desert Jewel. He edged Matt Kenseth for the fastest lap of this final 50-minute session. Logano is going to be a top contender to win Sunday's Camping World 500k.

Stenhouse Jr. hit the wall in Saturday's first practice for the Camping World 500k at Phoenix International Raceway.

Impact

Brake issues in the No. 17 Ford caused Stenhouse to overshoot the corner and smack the outside wall. Fortunately for the Roush Fenway Racing No. 17 team the damage was minimal to the Ford Fusion and they were able to make repairs and continue practice. Stenhouse has had a rough record of racing at the Phoenix oval, and it appears he's poised for a tough outing in Sunday's Camping World 500k.

Chase Elliott was fastest in Saturday's first practice for the Camping World 500k at Phoenix International Raceway Saturday afternoon. He turned a fast lap of 135.977 mph.

Impact

The No. 24 Chevrolet has been fast all weekend at PIR, and Saturday's first practice was no exception. Elliott showed the way by beating out Joey Logano for the fastest lap of the session. The young Hendrick Motorsports driver has the speed to challenge for the win in Sunday's 500k race at the Phoenix oval.