Kobalt Tools 500: The Drama Winds Up as the Chase Winds Down

Melissa Bauer-Herzog@mbauerherzogCorrespondent INovember 14, 2010

AVONDALE, AZ - NOVEMBER 12:  Carl Edwards, driver of the #99 Aflac Ford, celebrates setting the pole position during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Kobalt Tools 500 at Phoenix International Raceway on November 12, 2010 in Avondale, Arizona.  (Photo by Jason Smith/Getty Images for NASCAR)
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Welcome to the Kobalt Tools 500, the second-to-last race in the Chase. Today we are at Phoenix International Raceway where the weather is partly cloudy and 66 degrees. Carl Edwards sits on the pole for today's race and our three championship contenders sit 17th (Denny Hamlin), 21st (Jimmie Johnson), and 29th (Kevin Harvick).

The prerace starts at 2 p.m., with race coverage starting at 3 p.m. on ESPN.


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