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Stewart’s Press On Point Leader Continues Mobil 1/Office Depot Driver Finishes Third at Phoenix, Remains Three Points Behind Edwards Date:               Nov. 13, 2011Event:             Kobalt Tools 500k (Round 35 of 36)Series:             NASCAR Sprint Cup SeriesLocation:        Phoenix International Raceway (1-mile oval)Start/Finish:    8th/3rd (Running, completed 312 of 312 laps)Winner:           Kasey Kahne of Red Bull Racing (Toyota) Tony Stewart kept the pressure on championship point leader Carl Edwards by leading five times for a race-high 160 laps en route to a third-place finish in Sunday’s Kobalt Tools 500k NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Phoenix International Raceway. Stewart came into Phoenix only three points behind Edwards in the championship standings, and even though Edwards finished just one spot ahead of Stewart, the one bonus point Stewart earned for leading the most laps kept the title race tight heading into next Su
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