Articles tagged ‘New Hampshire Motor Speedway’

Sep 18

Kenseth Set to Make 500th Career Start in the Sprint Cup Series This Weekend at New Hampshire

2013 NSCS No. 20 Home Depot/Husky Kenseth 500th Start Toyota Camry Current points leader, Matt Kenseth, is set to earn a career milestone this weekend at New Hampshire Motor Speedway when he looks to make his 500th Sprint Cup Series start in Sunday’s Sylvania 300.  Kenseth made his debut in the series in 1998, and has spent 14 full seasons at NASCAR’s top level.  Kenseth will be driving a special 500th start paint scheme aboard his No. 20 Home Depot Husky Toyota for this weekend’s race events in Loudon, and will be looking to earn his seventh win of the season in this milestone start. “All this really means is that I’m old,” joked Kenseth when asked about his thoughts on the historic start.  “I’m proud having 500 starts.  I remember making my first ... FULL STORY »

Toyota NASCAR Tidbits – Sept. 16 – 22, 2013

Toyota Racing Logo 'WINDY CITY' WINS: Toyota drivers swept all three NASCAR races last weekend at Chicagoland Speedway. Matt Kenseth captured the checkered flag in Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race and Kyle Busch recorded victories in the NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) ... FULL STORY »

Ricky Stenhouse Jr 2013 NSCS SYLVANIA 300 Race Preview

Ricky Stenhouse Jr., driver of the #17 Zest Ford, stands in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series STP 400 at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kansas. - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Ricky Stenhouse Jr – Sylvania 300 Advance Team: No. 17 Zest Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Scott Graves Primary Chassis: RK- 868- new chassis Backup Chassis: RK-801 - chassis raced numerous times by No. 99 in 2012.                        ... FULL STORY »

Carl Edwards 2013 NSCS SYLVANIA 300 Race Preview

Carl Edwards (Aflac) - Photo Credit: Jason Smith/Getty Images Carl Edwards – Sylvania 300 Team: No. 99 Aflac Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Jimmy Fennig Primary Chassis: RK- 866 new chassis Backup Chassis: RK – 857 last ran at Richmond                               ADVANCE NOTES ·         Edwards at Loudon In ... FULL STORY »

Kurt Busch Has Score to Settle in New Hampshire

2013 NSCS Driver Kurt Busch - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Fact: Since the Sonoma, Calif. road race on June 23, Kurt Busch has accumulated more points than any other Chase driver. During this 12-race stretch, he has earned 418 points. Second is Busch’s brother Kyle with 402 points and third is Matt ... FULL STORY »

Jimmie Johnson – Hoping To Rock It in the Granite State

NSCS Driver Jimmie Johnson - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (Sept. 18, 2013) – The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series heads to the Granite State this weekend. New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon has proven to be a tough place at times for Jimmie Johnson. He has three wins, ... FULL STORY »

Kyle Busch – So Far, So Good

2013 NSCS Driver Kyle Busch tals with Crew Cheif Dave Rogers - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (Sept. 17, 2013) – It was only the first race of the 10-race run to decide the 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship, but Kyle Busch and his M&M’s team started NASCAR’s playoffs with a championship-like effort. The driver of the ... FULL STORY »

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Ronnie Bassett Jr. Geared Up for NASCAR K&N Pro Series East North American Power 100
Posted 09.17.13
September 17, 2013 – After a disappointing showing in his NASCAR K&N Pro Series East debut at Greenville Pickens Speedway, 17 year old Ronnie Bassett Jr. is ready to rebound and will return to NKNPSE competition this weekend with his No. 04 Rheem / Butler Trailer / Jerry Butler Auto ...FULL STORY »
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Jamie McMurray & Juan Pablo Montoya 2013 NSCS SYLVANIA 300 Race Previews
Posted 09.17.13
Earnhardt Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Advance Notes  RACE SETUP  Race: Sylvania 300 Drivers: @jamiemcmurray @jpmontoya Cars: No. 1 Linksys Chevrolet SS, No. 42 Target Chevrolet SS Track: New Hampshire International Speedway TV: ESPN (2 p.m. ET) Social: @EGRTeams #TeamGanassi I BET YOU DIDN’T KNOW THAT It’s a Shave-Off: Gillette has teamed up with the No. 42 Target team this ...FULL STORY »
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Team Chevy 2013 NSCS SYLVANIA 300 Pre-Race Notes & Quotes
Posted 09.17.13
TEAM CHEVY ADVANCE SYLVANIA 300 NEW HAMPSHIRE MOTOR SPEEDWAY LOUDON, NEW HAMPSHIRE SEPTEMBER 22, 2013 DID YOU KNOW? Consumer Reports' named the 2014 Chevrolet Silverado it’s top ranked pickup truck. The Silverado was found to have a larger cargo bed, more payload capacity and more towing capacity, up to 11,200 pounds in Consumer Reports tests. The tailgate is ...FULL STORY »
Greg Biffle, driver of the #16 American Red Cross Ford, talks to his crew chief Matt Puccia - Photo Credit: Tyler Barrick/Getty Images
Greg Biffle 2013 NSCS SYLVANIA 300 Race Preview
Posted 09.17.13
Greg Biffle – New Hampshire Advance Team: No. 16 3M Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Matt Puccia Primary Chassis: RK-867  New Backup Chassis: RK-822  Last ran Bristol – finished 9th ADVANCE NOTES ·        Biffle at Loudon o   Biffle has 22 Sprint Cup career starts at Loudon, earning one win, one top-five and eight top-10 finishes. ·        The Car o   Chassis RK-867 is a brand ...FULL STORY »
Bobby Labonte (BUSH's Baked Beans) - Photo Credit: John Harrelson/Getty Images
Bobby Labonte 2013 NSCS SYLVANIA 300 Race Preview
Posted 09.17.13
BOBBY LABONTE NO. 47 BUSH'S® BEANS TOYOTA CAMRY NEW HAMPSHIRE MOTOR SPEEDWAY PREVIEW Track: New Hampshire Motor Speedway Event: Sylvania 300 Date: Sunday, September 22 Time: 2 PM ET TV/Radio: ESPN / PRN Radio / SiriusXM BOBBY LABONTE NOTES: JTG Daugherty Racing welcomes back Bobby Labonte to the No. 47 BUSH’S Beans Toyota Camry at New Hampshire ...FULL STORY »
Martin Truex Jr., driver of the #56 NAPA Auto Parts Toyota, stands in the garage area during practice - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
Martin Truex Jr 2013 NSCS SYLVANIA 300 Race Preview
Posted 09.17.13
CORNELIUS, N.C. — No. 56 NAPA AUTO PARTS Toyota driver Martin Truex Jr. hopes to make it a Michael Waltrip Racing sweep this weekend at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. MWR teammate Brian Vickers won the July 14NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race on the Magic Mile. A Truex has crossed the finish line first ...FULL STORY »
2013 NSCS Driver Aric Almirola (Smithfield) in Car - Photo Credit: Geoff Burke/Getty Images
Almirola Hopes for Repeat at New Hampshire
Posted 09.17.13
Team Scored Top-Five Finish in June CONCORD, N.C. (September 17, 2013) - Aric Almirola hopes to repeat the No. 43 Smithfield Ford's top-five finish at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Sunday's 300-lap race. The team has shown speed at the short tracks recently, and we hope to build on that this ...FULL STORY »
2013 NSCS Driver Clint Bowyer leaning on the No. 15 5-hour Energy Toyota Camry - Photo Credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images
Clint Bowyer 2013 NSCS SYLVANIA 300 Race Preview
Posted 09.17.13
CORNELIUS, N.C. —  No. 15 5-hour ENERGY Toyota driver Clint Bowyer plans to bring home more than just the trophy from New Hampshire Motor Speedway this weekend. Bowyer’s Michael Waltrip Racing team races at NHMS on Sunday but it marks his second trip to the “Granite State” in two weeks. Bowyer visited the Swenson ...FULL STORY »
2013 NSCS Driver Marcos Ambrose in the No. 9 DEWALT Ford Fusion on Track - Photo Credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images
Ambrose and DEWALT Team Hitting Their Stride
Posted 09.17.13
Has Finished Top-15 in Five of Last Seven Races CONCORD, N.C. (September 17, 2013) - Marcos Ambrose and the No. 9 DEWALT Ford team will head back to New England for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series second stop at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway this weekend. They will do so with ...FULL STORY »

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