Articles tagged ‘New Hampshire Motor Speedway’

Jul 11

2014 NNS Sta-Green 200 Final Practice Session Speeds

Paul Menard, driver of the #33 Libman/Menard's Chevrolet, practices for the NASCAR Nationwide Series Sta-Green 200 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on July 11, 2014 in Loudon, New Hampshire. - Photo Credit: Jared Wickerham/Getty Images It was Paul Menard, with a lap speed of 130.595mph, showing the fastest way around New Hampshire Motor Speedway (NHMS) during Friday's final NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) Sta-Green 200 practice session. Second fastest with a lap speed of 129.851mph was Kyle Busch, followed by Brad Keselowski (129.476mph) who was third, Kyle Larson (129.173) fourth and Trevor Bayne (129.121) was fifth. Series Rookie of the Year (ROTY) candidate, Dylan Kwasniewski (129.103mph) put up the sixth fastest lap speed, while Ryan Preece (129.064) was seventh, (ROTY) candidates Chris Buescher (128.981) and Ty Dillon (128.885) were eighth and ninth fastest respectively, and Brendan Gaughan (128.832) posting tenth. The teams will return Saturday morning at 10:10 a.m. (ET) for qualifying to determine the starting lineup for the 25th ... FULL STORY »

Mike Helton: We will ‘build NASCAR collectively’

NASCAR President Mike Helton speaks to the media at Auto Club Speedway on March 23, 2012, in Fontana, Calif. - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images for NASCAR LOUDON, N.H. – Emphasizing that NASCAR respects the needs, rights and opinions of all stakeholders in the sport, NASCAR president Mike Helton said Friday that the formation of the Race Team Alliance by nine leading owners will not significantly ... FULL STORY »

Nationwide Series rookie Ryan Reed winning battle against diabetes, seeks $100k Dash 4 Cash bonus

2014 NNS Driver Ryan Reed (ADA Drive to Stop Diabetes presented by Lilly Diabetes) – Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images LOUDON, N.H. – Ordinarily, this might be a feel-good story about Ryan Reed, a 20-year-old NASCAR Nationwide Series rookie winning his battle against diabetes, visiting youngsters at the Joslin Pediatric Diabetes Clinic in Boston, then getting his first tour of ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Camping World RV Sales 301 Q&A with Driver Aric Almirola

Aric Almirola, driver of the #43 Charter Ford, practices for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Camping World RV Sales 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on July 11, 2014 in Loudon, New Hampshire. - Photo Credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images Aric Almirola raced his way into the Chase, for all intents and purposes, with a win last week in the rain-shortened race at Daytona. Almirola met with media in New Hampshire Fridayafternoon and reflected on that win, what it means going ... FULL STORY »

2014 NNS Sta-Green 200 First Practice Session Speeds

2014 NNS Driver Brian Scott (Shore Lodge) stand on top of the viewing section of hauler at Richmond Int'l Raceway. - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images Friday afternoon during the first NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) Sta-Green 200 practice session, it was Brian Scott with a lap speed of 130.042mph, posting the fastest lap at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Kyle Larson, with a lap speed of 129.243mph, was second ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Camping World RV Sales 301 First Practice Session Speeds

Jimmie Johnson - Photo Credit: Getty Images Jimmie Johnson, with a lap speed of 135.313mph, was the quickest early Friday afternoon at New Hampshire Motor Speedway (NHMS) during the first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) practice session for Sunday's Camping World RV Sales 301. Series Rookie of the ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Camping World RV Sales 301 Q&A with Driver Brian Vickers

2014 NSCS Driver Brian Vickers (Aaron's) - Photo Credit: Drew Hallowell/Getty Images BRIAN VICKERS, No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine Toyota Camry, Michael Waltrip Racing Will this be a big weekend for the team if you can win with the new Chase format? “Yeah, it could be.  I hope it is.  I’ve always enjoyed Loudon -- racing here ... FULL STORY »

NSCS Driver Jimmie Johnson - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Camping World RV Sales 301 Q&A with Driver Jimmie Johnson
Posted 07.11.14
JIMMIE JOHNSON, NO. 48 LOWE’S CHEVROLET SS, met with media and discussed racing at New Hampshire, testing for future Chase races, the upcoming off-weekend, the newly-formed RTA, and more.  YOU HAVE THREE WINS HERE AT NEW HAMPSHIRE. TELL US ABOUT HOW YOU FEEL THIS WEEKEND “We’ve had great cars and things have ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Joey Logano - Photo Credit: Robert Reiners/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Camping World RV Sales 301 Q&A with Driver Joey Logano
Posted 07.11.14
Joey Logano, driver of the No. 22 Ford Fusion, heads back to his hometown track this weekend in search of his second win here, the site of the first Cup victory of his career.  Logano discussed coming home, his season to date and what will be necessary to find ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Kyle Larson (Target) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Camping World RV Sales 301 Q&A with Driver Kyle Larson
Posted 07.11.14
KYLE LARSON, NO. 42 TARGET CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at New Hampshire Motor Speedway and discussed his outlook for this weekend at New Hampshire, recent testing at the track, his Chase hopes and many other topics. TALK ABOUT YOUR OUTLOOK FOR THIS WEEKEND: “I always kind of like ...FULL STORY »
Josh Reaume
Josh Reaume rolls into The Granite State
Posted 07.10.14
Josh Reaume, Rick Ware Racing Chevrolet Camaro New Hampshire Motor Speedway NASCAR Nationwide Series Sta-Green 200 Race Information: Date: Saturday July 12th, 2014 Race: 17 of 33 Location: New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Loudon NH Track Details: 1.058 mile paved oval Race Length: 200 laps / 211.6 miles Broadcast Information: TV: 3:00pm ET Countdown To Green ESPN2, ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Morgan Shepherd - Photo Credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images
Thunder Coal Returns to Sponsor Morgan Shepherd at New Hampshire
Posted 07.10.14
72-Year-Old Shepherd Set to Extend Record as Oldest Competitor to Start a Sprint Cup Series Race  MOORESVILLE, N.C. (July 10, 2014) – For the third consecutive week, Mount Olive, Va.-based Thunder Coal Company will partner with Circle Sport as the primary sponsor of the No. 33 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series entry as driver Morgan ...FULL STORY »
Jake Crum (Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw / Getty Images)
Jake Crum To Pilot No. 86 Bubba Burger / My Chevrolet Camaro In The Sta-Green 200
Posted 07.10.14
The Newport, TN native will drive the No. 86 Chevrolet Camaro for DRG Motorsports in his second NASCAR Nationwide Series event of 2014. Mooresville, NC (Tuesday July 8, 2014)- Jake Crum will drive the No. 86 Bubba Burger/ My Chevrolet Camaro this Saturday in the Sta-Green 200 NASCAR Nationwide ...FULL STORY »
Jesse Little
NASCAR Next driver eager to return to New England’s Magic Mile (Jesse Little)
Posted 07.10.14
SHERRILLS FORD, North Carolina (July 10, 2014) - After a stretch of short-track racing on the NASCCAR K&N Pro Series, Jesse Little and his NASCAR Technical Institute Racing Team head to New Hampshire this week for the running of the Granite State 100. Little is still in contention for the ...FULL STORY »
2014 NNS Driver Jeffrey Earnhardt in car - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images
Jeffrey Earnhardt Ready For Loudon
Posted 07.10.14
LOUDON, N.H. – Jeffrey Earnhardt will be hoping to get back on track as the Nationwide Series rolls into New Hampshire Motor Speedway for Saturday’s Sta-Green 200, the 17th race of the season. Earnhardt finished 33rd last week at Daytona International Speedway but remains 17th in Nationwide driver points as ...FULL STORY »
Phil Parsons Racing
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Driver Josh Wise Picks up Provident Metals as Primary Sponsor
Posted 07.10.14
Texas-Based Gold Bullion Dealer Enters Sponsorship Agreement with Driver Competing in 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (July 10, 2014) - Online precious metals dealer Provident Metals has partnered with Phil Parsons Racing to be the primary sponsor of their No. 98 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series car driven by all-star ...FULL STORY »

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