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14 July 2013 -   Joey Logano during the Camping World RV Sales 301 New Hampshire Motor Speedway. (HHP/Christa L Thomas)

Race for the Chase – A look at the contenders to make the Chase for the Sprint Cup field

Thursday, July 10, 2014

JIMMIE JOHNSON Team: Hendrick Motorsports Wins: 3 Points: 596 Top 5s: 6 Top 10s: 12 Best finish at NHMS: 1st (July 2003, Sept. ’03, June ’10) Average finish at NHMS: 9.6 Last year at NHMS: 6th in July, 4th in Sept. Did you know? Last year he became the third driver with six Cup Series titles. DALE EARNHARDT JR. Team: … 0

As NASCAR crowds loom, state to test wood for bugs

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

New Hampshire’s forest rangers are cautioning visitors to this weekend’s NASCAR race: If you’re camping, buy the firewood locally or have a certificate showing it’s been heat-treated. They’re trying to slow the spread of the emerald ash borer, an invasive species that has destroyed millions of ash trees during the past decade. It’s … 0

NASCAR penalizes Kurt Busch for Daytona infraction

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – NASCAR penalized Kurt Busch and his Stewart-Haas Racing team for failing a post-race inspection at Daytona International Speedway. Crew chief Daniel Knost was fined $10,000 yesterday because the track bar on Busch’s Chevrolet exceeded the maximum separation. Busch finished third in Sunday’s rain-shortened and rescheduled race. Busch was also docked 10 driver points, and Gene Haas was docked 10 owner … 0

Instant replay – Kenseth, Busch finish 1-2

Sunday, September 22, 2013

LOUDON – Matt Kenseth couldn’t have asked for a better start to his first Chase as a member of Joe Gibbs Racing. The driver of the No. 20 Toyota Camry raced his way to a second straight victory … 0

Notebook: A bright idea for NHMS

Sunday, September 22, 2013

LOUDON – Jerry Gappens, the face of New Hampshire Motor Speedway as its executive vice president and general manager, got lucky yesterday, avoiding rain and a really big headache. The Sylvania 300 was held, in its entirety, despite a forecast that said rain in the morning, rain in … 0

Odd couple finds success with Gibbs

Sunday, September 22, 2013

LOUDON – After debriefing with his crew after the final Sprint Cup Series practice yesterday morning, Kyle Busch made the walk from the garage to the No. 18 hauler with a focused scowl on his face. No smiles, … 0

NASCAR tracks slow to embrace heralded Air Titan

Sunday, September 22, 2013

LOUDON – The forecast calls for rain, potentially soaking fans for NASCAR’s second consecutive Chase race, and putting the threat of a Monday finish in play. Without lights at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, the rush could be for … 0

Photos: A ‘NASCAR family’ vibe for Speedway campers

Sunday, September 22, 2013

Twice a year, more than 90,000 people fill the campgrounds that edge the New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon. Some bring their RVs and stay for a couple of days leading up to the race, while others pitch … 0

Teenager Gaulding growing up fast on NASCAR tracks

Saturday, September 21, 2013

LOUDON – When most kids were still choosing their favorite superhero or breakfast cereal, Gray Gaulding was choosing a career path. “It’s so funny, when I was 3 I wanted to be a NASCAR driver and a dirt … 0

NAPA dropping Waltrip after Richmond scandal

Friday, September 20, 2013

NAPA Auto Parts said yesterday it will end its multimillion-dollar sponsorship of Michael Waltrip Racing at the end of the year, the latest fallout from the team’s attempt to manipulate a race to get Martin Truex Jr. into NASCAR’s version of the playoffs. Napa is Truex’s primary sponsor … 0

Have Sprint Cup questions? Rusty Wallace has some answers

Friday, September 20, 2013

In mid-October, Granite State race fans with disposable income and a desire for speed will have the chance to ride along, or even turn some laps themselves, at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. One of the former NASCAR champion’s … 0

Labonte set for NASCAR return at NHMS after bike accident

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Labonte at NHMS B obby Labonte is set to return to his Sprint Cup ride this weekend at New Hampshire Motor Speedway after breaking three ribs while bike riding last month. Labonte was hurt while cycling near his … 0

SpinGate spun out of control early in Sprint Cup

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

JOLIET, Ill. – Everything could have been handled better from the moment Clint Bowyer spun at Richmond to trigger the biggest credibility crisis in NASCAR history. That spin started as the well-intentioned desire to help a teammate earn … 0

Kenseth wins opening Chase race at Chicago

Monday, September 16, 2013

JOLIET, Ill. – Matt Kenseth restored order to a chaotic week for NASCAR with a steely victory over teammate Kyle Busch in the opening race for the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship. The top seed at the … 0

NASCAR tweaks restart rules before Chicago race

Monday, September 16, 2013

JOLIET, Ill. – NASCAR tweaked its restart rules yesterday and will now allow the second-place driver to beat the leader to the start-finish line after confusion has reigned all season. The change was announced in the pre-race driver … 0