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RCR at “The Desert Jewel” … Team owner Richard Childress has four victories at Phoenix International Raceway, ranking him third on the all-time car owner victories list at the Avondale, Ariz.,-based facility. This includes RCR’s most recent points-paying NASCAR Sprint Cup Series win with driver Kevin Harvick last November; and Harvick’s sweep of both races at PIR in 2006. Prior to that, Dale Earnhardt won the Checker 500 on Nov. 4, 1990. In 83 races at PIR, the Welcome, N.C.-based organization boasts 16 top-five and 35 top-10 finishes. RCR Daytona Rewind … In last Sunday’s Daytona 500, all four RCR drivers fell victim to accidents throughout the 200-lap event with Paul Menard finishing 20th, Jeff Burton 30th, Austin Dillon 31st and Harvick 42nd. Harvick was able to win his third Sprint Unlimited exhibition race and also picked up the victory in the first Budweiser Duel 150-mile qualifying race. Get to the Points … RCR’s three full time Sprint Cup Series drivers rank 20th (Paul Menar...
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