Phoenix Racing is a project managed by James Finch Motorsport team, which is active in the American NASCAR. In the NASCAR Sprint Cup Phoenix Racing is a car with the start number 09, which is driven by Mike Wallace and sponsored by Miccosukee Indian Gaming. In the NASCAR Nationwide Series, Phoenix Racing sets the starting number 1, driven by JJ Yeley, and the number 7, driven by Mike Wallace. In the course of its existence, among other things, driver Neil Bonnett, Jeff Purvis, Geoffrey Bodine, Johnny Sauter, Jeremy Mayfield, Jimmy Spencer and some test driver for Chip Ganassi Racing for the team lead.
History of the race team
In 1990, James Finch began cars in Winston Cup, now Sprint Cup, where appropriate. Jeff Purvis at that time was active as a driver. The first race at which a car of James Finch took part, was the Hanes Activewear 500 at Martinsville Speedway in 1990. Jeff Purvis then reached in a car with the start number 12 to 28th place. In the following years, the team traveled very few races and often changed the starting number of the car. In the year 2000, when Geoffrey Bodine drove the car, the team made its debut in the top 10, the big Daytona 500, where they finished third. In 2002, Mike Wallace came to Phoenix Racing, where he finished ninth in his first race, the Daytona 500, the 2002 season. From 2003 to 2006, the team sat in a Nextel Cup car only the Dodge brand. In the Nextel Cup Season 2007 Phoenix Racing took far only participate in a race. It was the Daytona 500, in which there sat Mike Wallace at the wheel again to a good result, in fourth place, make it.