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Sep 20
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2014 NSCS SYLVANIA 300 Final Practice Session Speeds

Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive To End Hunger Chevrolet, prepares to drive in practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on September 20, 2014 in Loudon, New Hampshire. - Photo Credit: Will Schneekloth/Getty Images Saturday afternoon at New Hampshire Motor Speedway (NHMS), it was Jeff Gordon - with a lap speed of 135.357mph - leading the field in the final NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) SYLVANIA 300 practice session. Tomorrow's pole-sitter and current series points leader, Brad Keselowski, was second quickest with a lap speed of 135.256mph, and he was followed by Kevin Harvick (135.236mph) who was third, Joey Logano (135.102) fourth and Dale Earnhardt, Jr. (135.054) was fifth. Defending series champion, Jimmie Johnson (135.040mph) posted the sixth quickest speed, while Matt Kenseth (134.949) was seventh, Danica Patrick (134.944) eighth, Paul Menard (134.887) ninth and Jamie McMurray (134.815) rounding out the top-ten quickest in the "Happy Hour" (final) practice. The 18th annual SYLVANIA 300 is set to get ... FULL STORY »

Park and Go: NHL Hall of Famer to Drive Pace Car

Brad Park (22), a nine-time NHL All-Star and Hockey Hall of Famer, will drive the pace car to start Sunday’s SYLVANIA 300 at NHMS. Nine-time NHL All-Star, former Boston Bruins standout defenseman Brad Park to lead the field to green for the Sprint Cup Series' SYLVANIA 300 LOUDON, N.H. - A six-time runner up as the National Hockey League's top defenseman, Brad Park will trade ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS SYLVANIA 300 Second Practice Session Speeds

Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Miller Lite Ford, practices for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, New Hampshire. - Photo Credit Chris Trotman/Getty Images Once again it was Brad Keselowski at the top of the scoring pylon, as the current NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) points leader posted the fastest lap speed of 135.622mph, during the second SYLVANIA 300 practice session at New Hampshire ... FULL STORY »

Record-Setting Day As Keselowski Takes Sprint Cup Pole at NHMS

Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Miller Lite Ford, celebrate setting the pole position during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on September 19, 2014 in Loudon, New Hampshire. - Photo Credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images Cool temps mean super-fast times as Keselowski tops list of 26 drivers to eclipse old track Sprint Cup qualifying record LOUDON, N.H. - Twenty-six different drivers broke Kyle Busch's July track qualifying record. But by the end of the time trials, ... FULL STORY »

Ford Racing 2014 NSCS SYLVANIA 300 Post-Qualifying Recaps

Ford Racing Logo JOEY LOGANO – No. 22 Shell/Pennzoil Ford Fusion – “It was just OK.  We weren’t as good as we thought we would be and thought we would have been a little faster than where we ended up.  I had to ... FULL STORY »

Toyota Racing 2014 NSCS SYLVANIA 300 Post-Qualifying Recaps

Toyota Racing Logo DENNY HAMLIN, No. 11 FedEx Ground Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing Starting Position:  4th How was your qualifying session? "Our lap wasn't bad -- just lacking overall speed.  Really we need a tenth-and-a-half to really be able to run with the 2 car ... FULL STORY »

Team Chevy 2014 NSCS SYLVANIA 300 Post-Qualifying Recaps

Team Chevy Logo JAMIE MCMURRAY, NO. 1 BELKIN/WEMO CHEVROLET SS – QUALIFIED 2ND ON HIS QUALIFYING SESSION: “I thought we had a really good car in race trim.  We ran a few laps in race trim to start today.  Very similar to the same car ... FULL STORY »



Denny Hamlin, driver of the #11 FedEx Ground Toyota, speaks at a press conference following practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on September 19, 2014 in Loudon, New Hampshire. - Photo Credit: Will Schneekloth/Getty Images
2014 NSCS SYLVANIA 300 Q&A with Denny Hamlin
Posted 09.19.14
DENNY HAMLIN, No. 11 FedEx Ground Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing What's the outlook for New Hampshire this weekend? "We're excited to be here and obviously have a good start to the Chase.  We can really put ourselves in position this weekend with another strong run.  We can probably breathe slightly easier ...FULL STORY »
Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Miller Lite Ford, looks on during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on September 19, 2014 in Loudon, New Hampshire. - Photo Credit: Will Schneekloth/Getty Images
2014 NSCS SYLVANIA 300 Starting Lineup
Posted 09.19.14
The 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) champion and current points leader, Brad Keselowski, with a new qualifying track record speed of 140.598mph at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, captured the pole for Sunday's SYLVANIA 300. Keselowski, who broke Kyle Busch's previous track record speed of 138.130mph - set this past July, ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Jeff Gordon (AARP Drive to End Hunger) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
2014 NSCS SYLVANIA 300 Q&A with Jeff Gordon
Posted 09.19.14
JEFF GORDON, NO. 24 DRIVE TO END HUNGER CHEVROLET SS met with media and discussed the strengths of his team, the race tracks he likes coming up in the Chase, different winners at New Hampshire, and more.: TALK ABOUT THE CHASE-OPENER AT CHICAGO, AND YOUR OUTLOOK FOR THIS WEEKEND AT NEW ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Team Owner Richard Childress (L) and Driver Ryan Newman (R-Quicken Loans) - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images
2014 NSCS SYLVANIA 300 Q&A with Ryan Newman
Posted 09.19.14
RYAN NEWMAN, NO. 31 QUICKEN LOANS CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media and discussed racing this weekend at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, competing in the Modified race this weekend, the challenges of this weekend’s short race length and many other topics. TALK ABOUT HOW THE FIRST PRACTICE HAS GONE ...FULL STORY »
Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Miller Lite Ford, stands in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on September 19, 2014 in Loudon, New Hampshire. - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images
2014 NSCS SYLVANIA 300 First Practice Session Speeds
Posted 09.19.14
The current NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) points leader, Brad Keselowski - with a lap speed of 138.421mph - was the fastest early Friday afternoon during the first SYLVANIA 300 practice session at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Jamie McMurray was second fastest with a lap speed of 137.890mph, and was followed ...FULL STORY »
Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Miller Lite Ford, looks on in the garage area - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images
2014 NSCS SYLVANIA 300 Q&A with Brad Keselowski
Posted 09.19.14
Brad Keselowski, driver of the No. 2 Miller Lite Ford Fusion, was part of a sponsorship announcement today at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in which Miller and the speedway announced a three-year extension of their partnership.  Keselowski also answered questions around the Chase and what the rest of the season ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Aric Almirola in car - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images
2014 NSCS SYLVANIA 300 Q&A with Aric Almirola
Posted 09.19.14
Aric Almirola, driver of the No. 43 Smithfield Ford Fusion, is looking to bounce back this weekend after finishing 41st last weekend at Chicagoland Speedway due to an engine issue.  Almirola spoke to the media before Friday’s practice and discussed his team’s situation. ARIC ALMIROLA – No. 43 Smithfield Ford Fusion ...FULL STORY »
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Cheers to Three More Years
Posted 09.19.14
Miller Lite extends partnership as "Official Beer Sponsor of New Hampshire Motor Speedway" through 2017 race season LOUDON, N.H. - With NASCAR Sprint Cup Series points leader Brad Keselowski on hand for the “toast”, New Hampshire Motor Speedway officials announced that Miller Lite will continue its relationship with the Magic Mile, ...FULL STORY »
NSCS Driver Jimmie Johnson - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images
2014 NSCS SYLVANIA 300 Q&A with Jimmie Johnson
Posted 09.19.14
JIMMIE JOHNSON, NO. 48 LOWE’S CHEVROLET SS met with media and discussed his favorite upcoming tracks in the Chase, his approach to the new format, looking for speed in the car, the challenges of the New Hampshire track, his 39th birthday, and more. TALK ABOUT YOUR OUTLOOK FOR THIS WEEKEND IN ...FULL STORY »


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