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Articles tagged ‘New Hampshire Motor Speedway’

Jul 17
Friday

Finding the Magic: Edwards on Pole for Sunday’s 5-hour ENERGY 301

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 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 easier after taking the pole in Friday's qualifying session for Sunday’s 5-hour ENERGY 501. "I've struggled at this racetrack, so this is big for me," said Carl Edwards, who is one of four Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota drivers to qualify in the top 10. "It just feels right. It's good to be driving a Toyota right now. My expectations for Sunday are to the best we can. My hope is that ... FULL STORY »

Kurt Busch Leads Team Chevy in Qualifying at New Hampshire

Kurt Busch, driver of the #41 Haas Automation Chevrolet - Photo Credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images 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 ... FULL STORY »

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

Ford Performance Logo 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 ... FULL STORY »

2015 NSCS 5-hour ENERGY 301 Starting Lineup

Carl Edwards, driver of the #19 Sport Clips Toyota, stands on the grid during qualifying 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: Nick Laham/Getty Images Carl Edwards, with a qualifying lap speed of 135.164 MPH, captured the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) pole Friday night for Sunday's 5-hour ENERGY 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway (NHMS). The was Edwards' first series pole and 10th top-10 start ... FULL STORY »

Dylan Lupton 2015 NXS Lakes Region 200 Final Practice Notes And Quotes

Dylan Lupton NASCAR XFINITY Series, 26th Annual Lakes Region 200 Event No. 17, New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Loudon, New Hampshire FINAL Practice Notes And Quotes Friday, July 17, 2015 In their final practice session before NASCAR XFINITY Series qualifying Saturday morning at ... FULL STORY »

2015 NXS Lakes Region 200 Final Practice Session Speeds

Austin Dillon, driver of the #33 Rheem Chevrolet, sits in his car during practice for the NASCAR XFINITY Series Lakes Region 200 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on July 17, 2015 in Loudon, New Hampshire. - Photo Credit: Jeff Curry/Getty Images In the final NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) Lakes Region 200 practice session on Friday, it was Austin Dillon - with a lap speed of 130.707 mph - showing the fastest way around New Hampshire Motor Speedway (NHMS). Second fastest with a ... FULL STORY »

Greg Biffle’s big idea: Different aero packages at the same track

2015 NSCS Driver, Greg Biffle (Safety-Kleen) - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images LOUDON, N.H. – Greg Biffle had a novel idea—one that is unlikely to be implemented, but interesting nevertheless. Given NASCAR’s willingness to refine its competition package in effort to enhance the quality of racing, though, nothing is totally out ... FULL STORY »



2015 NSCS Driver, Kyle Busch - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Kyle Busch: Getting Better All The Time
Posted 07.17.15
For a race car driver, winning often is enough to take one’s mind off pain and discomfort, but even when he’s not visiting Victory Lane, Kyle Busch says the residual effects of the crash that sidelined him for 11 weeks is certainly tolerable. Busch broke his right leg and left ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver, Joey Logano Speaks with Crew Member - Photo Credit: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images
No Place Like (Close To) Home For Joey Logano
Posted 07.17.15
OK, it’s a stretch. The state of Massachusetts and roughly 180 highway miles separate Joey Logano’s house in Connecticut from New Hampshire Motor Speedway, but if the driver of the No. 22 Team Penske Ford thinks of the Magic Mile as his home track, so be it. After all, success ...FULL STORY »
2015 NASCAR Driver, Brad Keselowski - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
2015 NXS Lakes Region 200 First Practice Session Speeds
Posted 07.17.15
During the first NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) Lakes Region 200 practice session on Friday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway (NHMS), it was Brad Keselowski, with a lap speed of 130.122 MPH, at the top of the speed chart. Denny Hamlin was second fastest on the speed chart with a lap speed ...FULL STORY »
Kyle Larson, driver of the #42 Target Chevrolet, stands in the garage area during practice 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: Jeff Curry/Getty Images
2015 NSCS 5-hour ENERGY 301 First Practice Session Speeds
Posted 07.17.15
Kyle Larson, with a lap speed of 133.708 MPH, was the quickest early Friday afternoon during the first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) 5-hour ENERGY 301 practice session at New Hampshire Motor Speedway (NHMS). Last week's NSCS event winner, Kyle Busch, was second quickest in the session with a lap speed ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver, Kyle Busch, on track in the No. 18 Interstate Batteries Toyota - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images
2015 NSCS 5-hour ENERGY 301 Q&A with Kyle Busch
Posted 07.17.15
KYLE BUSCH, No. 18 Interstate Batteries Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing How do you keep the momentum of your team going from the victory at Kentucky? “Certainly over the last few weeks we’ve done a decent job at being able to run up front, contend for wins and obviously that momentum is ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver, Greg Biffle (Safety-Kleen) - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images
2015 NSCS 5-hour ENERGY 301 Q&A with Greg Biffle
Posted 07.17.15
Greg Biffle, driver of the No. 16 Safety-Kleen Ford Fusion , has one career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory here at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.  He spoke to the media this morning about a variety of issues currently going on in the sport. GREG BIFFLE – No. 16 Safety-Kleen Ford ...FULL STORY »
Joey Logano, driver of the #22 Shell-Pennzoil Ford - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
2015 NSCS 5-hour ENERGY 301 Q&A with Joey Logano
Posted 07.17.15
Joey Logano, driver of the No. 22 Shell/Pennzoil Ford Fusion, won the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race here at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in September.  He stopped by the infield media center to talk about returning to a place where he’s won twice in his career. JOEY LOGANO – No. 22 ...FULL STORY »
Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Miller Lite Ford, prepares to drive during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series FedEx 400 Benefiting Autism Speaks at Dover International Speedway on May 30, 2014 in Dover, Delaware. - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
Team Penske tandem tries to build on 2014 New Hampshire reign
Posted 07.16.15
Team Penske shopmates Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano both participated in arguably the coolest victory celebration in all of NASCAR last season. Both drivers earned the right to stand at the podium and hoist a gargantuan lobster over their head after winning at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Keselowski took the ...FULL STORY »
2015 NXS Driver Daniel Suarez - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images
Daniel Suárez, Darrell Wallace Jr. roll into New Hampshire tied in Sunoco Rookie race
Posted 07.16.15
The NASCAR XFINITY Series has provided a multitude of compelling storylines this season. Fans tune in every week to see Chase Elliott attempt to successfully defend his championship, Team Penske battle Joe Gibbs Racing for the owner’s title and Chris Buescher solidify himself as NASCAR’s next ace driver. One overlooked ...FULL STORY »


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