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Jul 19
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Kyle Busch continues march toward Chase with New Hampshire win

Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 Interstate Batteries Toyota, and his wife Samantha pose in Victory Lane with "Loudon the Lobster" after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series 5-Hour ENERGY 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on July 19, 2015 in Loudon, New Hampshire. - Photo Credit: Rainer Ehrhardt/Getty Images LOUDON, N.H. – The odds in Kyle Busch’s favor made another dramatic surge on Sunday afternoon at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. In winning for the third time in eight starts since returning from an 11-race injury absence, Busch solidified his chances of qualifying for the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup with a serendipitous victory in the 5-Hour ENERGY 301 at the Magic Mile. Two critical moves were essential to Busch’s winning for the second time at New Hampshire and the 32nd time in his career. First, with the No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota sliding in a patch of oil and thinking he had a tire going flat, Busch brought his car to pit road on Lap 244, sooner than planned. That ... FULL STORY »

Hot Trick: Busch Wins for Third Time in Four Weeks

Kyle Busch celebrates his win in Sunday’s 5-hour ENERGY 301. It was his second straight win in the Sprint Cup Series and second career Cup win at the Magic Mile. (NHMS/HHP) Kyle Busch braves hot temperatures to take NASCAR Sprint Cup Series 5-hour ENERGY 301 LOUDON, N.H. – On a day with temperatures soaring into the 90s, Kyle Busch continued his red-hot racing. The Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota driver cruised to his ... FULL STORY »

Toyota Racing 2015 NSCS 5-hour ENERGY 301 Post-Race Recaps

Toyota Racing Logo Toyota driver Kyle Busch was victorious in Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. The Las Vegas-native started fourth and led twice for a total of 95 laps (of 301) en route to his third victory ... FULL STORY »

Team Chevy 2015 NSCS 5-hour ENERGY 301 Post-Race Recaps

Chevy Bowtie Symbol KEVIN HARVICK, NO. 4 JIMMY JOHN’S/BUDWEISER CHEVROLET SS – FINISHED 3RD WAS IT STRATEGY AT THE END THAT REALLY GOT YOU? “I think we had the right strategy, just a little miscue on the last pit stop.  Those guys have done ... FULL STORY »

Ford Performance 2015 NSCS 5-hour ENERGY 301 Post-Race Recaps

Ford Performance Logo BRAD KESELOWSKI – No. 2 Miller Lite Ford Fusion – PIT ROAD INTERVIEW – WOULD THE LAST HALF-LAP MADE ANY DIFFERENCE WITH KYLE BUSCH TODAY? “No. It wasn’t in the cards.” HOW DO YOU FEEL ABOUT YOUR DAY OVERALL? “We ... FULL STORY »

2015 NSCS 5-hour ENERGY 301 Race Results & Point Standings

Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 Interstate Batteries Toyota, leads Kurt Busch, driver of the #41 Haas Automation Chevrolet, and Carl Edwards, driver of the #19 Sport Clips Toyota, during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series 5-Hour ENERGY 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on July 19, 2015 in Loudon, New Hampshire - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images For the second consecutive NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) weekend, it is Kyle Busch finding himself in victory lane, as Busch wins Sunday's 5-hour ENERGY 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. This was Busch's third series win and fourth top-10 finish ... FULL STORY »

New Hampshire Pole Winner Carl Edwards Is Fast In Race Trim, Too

Carl Edwards, driver of the #19 Sport Clips Toyota, walks through the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series 5-Hour Energy 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on July 18, 2015 in Loudon, New Hampshire. - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images New Hampshire pole winner Carl Edwards didn’t miss a beat when his No. 19 Joe Gibbs Racing team returned the car to race trim for Saturday’s two practice sessions. Edwards was third fastest behind Kevin Harvick and Jimmie Johnson in ... FULL STORY »



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Daniel Suarez Staying Focused On NASCAR XFINITY Series
Posted 07.18.15
As the NASCAR XFINITY Series season has progressed, Joe Gibbs Racing driver Daniel Suarez has become a fixture near the front of the field almost every weekend. Inevitably, his strong performance (three top-seven finishes in the last six races) has raised questions about possible participation in the NASCAR Sprint Cup ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver, Jeff Gordon (AARP Members Advantages) - Photo Credit: Sarah Crabill/Getty Images
Disappointing start to weekend gets worse for Jeff Gordon
Posted 07.18.15
LOUDON, N.H. – To say the least, four-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Jeff Gordon was disappointed with his 23rd-place qualifying effort on Friday afternoon at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Then came the first Cup practice on Saturday morning, when the weekend really turned sour for the driver of the ...FULL STORY »
Carl Edwards, driver of the #19 Sport Clips Toyota, walks through the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series 5-Hour Energy 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on July 18, 2015 in Loudon, New Hampshire. - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images
2015 NSCS 5-hour ENERGY 301 Final Practice Session Speeds
Posted 07.18.15
Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) pole-sitter, Carl Edwards - with a lap speed of 133.110 MPH - was the fastest Saturday afternoon during the final 5-hour ENERGY 301 practice session at New Hampshire Motor Speedway (NHMS). Current series points leader, Kevin Harvick, was second fastest with a lap speed of ...FULL STORY »
Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Jimmy John's/Budweiser Chevrolet, practices for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series 5-Hour Energy 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, New Hampshire. - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images
2015 NSCS 5-hour ENERGY 301 Second Practice Session Speeds
Posted 07.18.15
The reigning NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) champion and current points leader, Kevin Harvick, on Saturday morning and with a lap speed of 132.094 MPH, was the quickest during the second NSCS 5-hour ENERGY 301 practice session at New Hampshire Motor Speedway (NHMS). Six-time series champion, Jimmie Johnson, was second quickest ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota Racing 2015 NSCS 5-hour ENERGY 301 Post-Qualifying Recaps
Posted 07.17.15
CARL EDWARDS, No. 19 Sport Clips Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing Starting Position:  1st How happy are you to earn the pole at New Hampshire? “I’ve struggled at this race track so this is big for me personally. Everybody at JGR (Joe Gibbs Racing) has been working so hard. These Toyotas are fast. ...FULL STORY »
Carl Edwards, driver of the #19 Sport Clips Toyota, poses with the Coors Light Pole Award after qualifying for pole position for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series 5-Hour Energy 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on July 17, 2015 in Loudon, New Hampshire. - Photo Credit: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images
Edwards is surprised winner of Sprint Cup pole at New Hampshire
Posted 07.17.15
LOUDON, N.H. – As Carl Edwards put it, “things just feel right.” That was Edwards’ take on the state of affairs at Joe Gibbs Racing, after he put his No. 19 Toyota on the pole for Sunday’s 5-Hour ENERGY 301 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway (1:30 ...FULL STORY »
Carl Edwards, driver of the #19 Sport Clips Toyota, poses with the Coors Light Pole Award after qualifying for pole position for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series 5-Hour Energy 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on July 17, 2015 in Loudon, New Hampshire. - Photo Credit: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images
Finding the Magic: Edwards on Pole for Sunday’s 5-hour ENERGY 301
Posted 07.17.15
Eyeing first Sprint Cup Series victory backflip at NHMS, Edwards will lead field to green for Sunday’s race LOUDON, N.H. - Carl Edwards has never won a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. He certainly made an opportunity at doing his first Magic Mile backflip a bit ...FULL STORY »
Kurt Busch, driver of the #41 Haas Automation Chevrolet - Photo Credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images
Kurt Busch Leads Team Chevy in Qualifying at New Hampshire
Posted 07.17.15
Five Chevy SS Drivers in top 12 LOUDON, N.H. – (July 17, 2015) – Kurt Busch turned a lap of 134.569 mph in his No. 41 Haas Automation Chevrolet SS at New Hampshire Motor Speedway to earn a sixth-place starting spot for Sunday’s 5-Hour Energy 301 NASCAR Sprint Cup race. In three rounds of knock-out-style ...FULL STORY »
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Ford Performance 2015 NSCS 5-hour ENERGY 301 Post-Qualifying Recaps
Posted 07.17.15
SAM HORNISH JR. – No. 9 Shaws/Smithfield Ford Fusion – “We thought that we made some pretty decent changes in between practice and qualifying that were gonna enable us to hopefully be able to transfer through.  You get out there and so many times the track has rubber on it ...FULL STORY »


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