Phoenix International Raceway
Race: Subway Fresh Fit 500 on Saturday, April 18
Track: Phoenix International Raceway (1.0 mile)
Location: Avondale, Ariz.
Juan Pablo Montoya and No. 42 Target Team
This year in numbers: Montoya and the No. 42 team have three consecutive top-12 finishes, a first in Montoya’s career. The Target team has finished five of the first seven races with a Top-15 finish. Montoya has an average starting spot of 13.3 and finishing position of 15.9. The 42 team is currently 13th in both the Owners and Drivers Standings.
PIR NSCS History: Montoya has four starts at Phoenix International Raceway (PIR), where he averages a 22nd-place start and a 20th-place finish. His best start was in the November 2007 event, when he lined up 14th to take the green, while his best result came in last year’s spring event, when he finished 16th.
Texas weekend: Juan Pablo Montoya and the Target team started 16th and finished seventh in the Samsung 500 at Texas Motor Speedway marking the team’s second top-10 finish of the season.
In the Points: Montoya’s second top-10 finish of the season and third consecutive top-12 finish moved the Target team to 13th in the 2009 NSCS Championship driver point standings. The team is 319 points behind leader Jeff Gordon and 16 points out of 12th.
Chevy Fast Fact: GM had six hybrid vehicles offerings in 2008 (Chevy Malibu, Chevy Tahoe, Saturn Aura, Saturn Vue, GMC Yukon, Cadillac Escalade) …with three more coming in 2009 (Chevy Silverado, GMC Sierra, Saturn Vue dual mode); the Tahoe Hybrid (22 hwy mpg) gets the same fuel economy as 4 cylinder Camry (21 hwy mpg) and better than 6 cylinder Camry (19 hwy mpg).
No. 42 Target Chevrolet (NSCS): Chassis #818. Chassis #818. Montoya last raced this car in last season’s second race at Martinsville Speedway. The 42 team started 15th and finished 14th in the 500 lap event.
No. 1 Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Boats Chevrolet (NSCS): Kevin “Bono” Manion and the No. 1 Team will bring chassis #78 to Phoenix International Raceway. This chassis was last used for the Goody’s Fast Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway on March 29, 2009.
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