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Statistical Advance: Analyzing the Foxwoods Resort Casino 301

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series - Foxwoods Resort Casino 301

LOUDON, NEW HAMPSHIRE – JULY 21: Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Alliance Truck Parts Ford, and Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 Interstate Batteries Toyota, lead the field prior to the start of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on July 21, 2019 in Loudon, New Hampshire. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images)

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Below is a look at some of the top statistical performers at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, New Hampshire, going into the Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 on August 2 at 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN, PRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio (Channel 90).

2020 Driver Standings – Top 30

Rank

Drivers

Points

Starts

Wins

Stage Wins

Playoff Pts

Top 5s

Top 10s

Poles

1

Kevin Harvick

763

19

4

2

22

12

16

1

2

Brad Keselowski

666

19

2

5

15

7

14

2

3

Ryan Blaney

663

19

1

3

8

7

9

1

4

Denny Hamlin

634

19

5

3

28

10

11

1

5

Chase Elliott

630

19

1

5

10

7

9

2

6

Joey Logano

609

19

2

4

14

4

8

1

7

Martin Truex Jr.

602

19

1

2

7

4

10

1

8

Aric Almirola

576

19

0

2

2

5

11

2

9

Kyle Busch

562

19

0

1

1

8

10

2

10

Kurt Busch

561

19

0

1

1

4

12

1

11

Alex Bowman

539

19

1

4

9

2

6

0

12

Clint Bowyer

484

19

0

2

2

2

5

1

13

Matt DiBenedetto

477

19

0

0

0

2

5

0

14

William Byron

452

19

0

2

2

0

6

1

15

Tyler Reddick #

442

19

0

1

1

2

6

0

16

Erik Jones

440

19

0

0

0

5

8

0

17

Austin Dillon

438

19

1

0

5

2

5

0

18

Jimmie Johnson

434

18

0

1

1

2

6

0

19

Cole Custer #

352

19

1

0

5

2

4

0

20

Bubba Wallace

352

19

0

0

0

0

3

0

21

Chris Buescher

345

19

0

0

0

1

4

0

22

Michael McDowell

341

19

0

0

0

0

2

0

23

Christopher Bell #

339

19

0

0

0

1

5

0

24

John Hunter Nemechek #

325

19

0

0

0

0

2

0

25

Ricky Stenhouse Jr.

322

19

0

1

1

3

3

1

26

Ryan Newman

309

16

0

0

0

0

1

0

27

Ty Dillon

277

19

0

0

0

0

1

0

28

Matt Kenseth

273

15

0

0

0

1

2

0

29

Corey LaJoie

259

19

0

0

0

0

1

0

30

* Daniel Suarez

203

18

0

0

0

0

0

0

New Hampshire Motor Speedway Data
Season Race #: 20 of 36 (08-02-20)
Track Size: 1.058-mile
Banking/Turn 1 & 2: 2 to 7 degrees
Banking/Turn 3 & 4: 2 to 7 degrees
Banking/Frontstretch: 1 degree
Banking/Backstretch: 1 degree
Frontstretch Length: 1,500 feet
Backstretch Length: 1,500 feet
Race Length: 301 laps / 318.46 miles
Stages 1 Length: 75 laps
Stages 2 Length: 110 laps
Final Stage Length: 116 laps

Top 10 Driver Rating at New Hampshire
Denny Hamlin……………………… 103.6
Kyle Busch…………………………. 102.4
Jimmie Johnson…………………….. 99.1
Kevin Harvick………………………… 98.5
Brad Keselowski……………………. 98.4
Martin Truex Jr……………………… 95.0
Matt Kenseth………………………… 92.7
Chase Elliott…………………………. 90.7
Kurt Busch……………………………. 89.9
Ryan Newman………………………. 88.2
Note: Driver Ratings compiled from 2005-2019 races (28 total) among active drivers at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

New Hampshire Qualifying Data

Track qualifying record:
Brad Keselowski, Ford
140.598 mph, 27.090 secs. 09-21-14

2019 pole winner:
Brad Keselowski, Ford
136.384 mph, 27.927 secs. 07-19-19

2018 pole winner:
Kurt Busch, Ford
133.591 mph, 28.511 secs. 07-20-18

New Hampshire Race Data

Track race record:
Jeff Burton, Ford
117.134 mph, (02:42:35), 07-13-97

2019 race winner:
Kevin Harvick, Ford
104.062 mph, (03:03:37), 07-21-19

2018 race winner:
Kevin Harvick, Ford
110.490 mph, (02:52:56), 07-22-18

NEW HAMPSHIRE-SPECIFIC STATISTICS

(Driver stats in the below section are from 2005-Present)

Ryan Blaney (No. 12 Team Penske Ford)

  • One top five, three top 10s
  • Average finish of 12.143, fifth-best
  • Average Running Position of 13.147, ninth-best
  • Driver Rating of 88.2, 11th-best
  • 32 Fastest Laps Run, 17th-best
  • 1,399 Laps in the Top 15 (66.5%), 10th-most
  • 209 Quality Passes, 11th-most

Clint Bowyer (No. 14 Stewart-Haas Racing Ford)

  • Two wins, four top fives, nine top 10s; one pole
  • Average finish of 16.769, 11th-best
  • Average Running Position of 14.504, 12th-best
  • Driver Rating of 87.0, 12th-best
  • 259 Fastest Laps Run, ninth-best
  • 4,657 Laps in the Top 15 (59.8%), ninth-most
  • 682 Quality Passes, eighth-most

Kyle Busch (No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota)

  • Three wins, 11 top fives, 16 top 10s; three poles
  • Average finish of 12.607, eighth-best
  • Average Running Position of 11.334, fourth-best
  • Driver Rating of 102.4, second-best
  • 595 Fastest Laps Run, series-best
  • 6,187 Laps in the Top 15 (73.8%), third-most
  • 754 Quality Passes, fourth-most

Kurt Busch (No. 1 Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet)

  • Three wins, eight top fives, 15 top 10s; one pole
  • Average finish of 17.036, 12th-best
  • Average Running Position of 13.014, eighth-best
  • Driver Rating of 89.9, ninth-best
  • 269 Fastest Laps Run, eighth-best
  • 5,600 Laps in the Top 15 (66.8%), sixth-most
  • 755 Quality Passes, third-most

Chase Elliott (No. 9 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet)

  • One top five, one top 10
  • Average finish of 17.167, 13th-best
  • Average Running Position of 11.548, sixth-best
  • Driver Rating of 90.7, eighth-best
  • 46 Fastest Laps Run, 12th-best
  • 1,445 Laps in the Top 15 (80.1%), 13th-most
  • 193 Quality Passes, 12th-most

Denny Hamlin (No. 11 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota)

  • Three wins, ten top fives, 15 top 10s
  • Average finish of 9.885, series-best
  • Average Running Position of 10.697, series-best
  • Driver Rating of 103.6, series-best
  • 485 Fastest Laps Run, third-best
  • 5,917 Laps in the Top 15 (76.0%), fourth-most
  • 818 Quality Passes, second-most

Kevin Harvick (No. 4 Stewart-Haas Racing Ford)

  • Four wins, 12 top fives, 20 top 10s; one pole
  • Average finish of 12.393, seventh-best
  • Average Running Position of 10.890, second-best
  • Driver Rating of 98.5, fourth-best
  • 500 Fastest Laps Run, second-best
  • 6,233 Laps in the Top 15 (74.4%), second-most
  • 732 Quality Passes, fifth-most

Jimmie Johnson (No. 48 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet)

  • Three wins, 10 top fives, 22 top 10s; one pole
  • Average finish of 11.821, fourth-best
  • Average Running Position of 11.427, fifth-best
  • Driver Rating of 99.1, third-best
  • 463 Fastest Laps Run, fourth-best
  • 6,577 Laps in the Top 15 (78.5%), series-most
  • 845 Quality Passes, series-most

Matt Kenseth (No. 42 Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet)

  • Three wins, 12 top fives, 21 top 10s
  • Average finish of 11.704, third-best
  • Average Running Position of 13.249, 10th-best
  • Driver Rating of 92.7, seventh-best
  • 340 Fastest Laps Run, seventh-best
  • 5,164 Laps in the Top 15 (63.9%), eighth-most
  • 685 Quality Passes, seventh-most

Brad Keselowski (No. 2 Team Penske Ford)

  • One win, seven top fives, 12 top 10s; four poles
  • Average finish of 11.000, second-best
  • Average Running Position of 10.921, third-best
  • Driver Rating of 98.4, fifth-best
  • 386 Fastest Laps Run, fifth-best
  • 4,293 Laps in the Top 15 (75.4%), 10th-most
  • 599 Quality Passes, 10th-most

Ryan Newman (No. 6 Roush Fenway Racing Ford)

  • Three wins, seven top fives, 20 top 10s; seven poles
  • Average finish of 14.429, ninth-best
  • Average Running Position of 13.936, 11th-best
  • Driver Rating of 88.2, 10th-best
  • 177 Fastest Laps Run, 10th-best
  • 5,664 Laps in the Top 15 (67.6%), fifth-most
  • 718 Quality Passes, sixth-most

Martin Truex Jr (No.19 Sport Clips Toyota)

  • Six top fives, 12 top 10s; one pole
  • Average finish of 12.308, sixth-best
  • Average Running Position of 12.095, seventh-best
  • Driver Rating of 95.0, sixth-best
  • 366 Fastest Laps Run, sixth-best
  • 5,314 Laps in the Top 15 (68.3%), seventh-most
  • 649 Quality Passes, ninth-most

The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series 2019 Top 16 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway

Rank

Driver

Races

Poles

Wins

Top Fives

Top 10s

DNFs

Average Finish

Driver Rating

1

Kevin Harvick

36

1

4

12

20

1

12.8

98.5

2

Brad Keselowski

19

4

1

7

12

0

11

98.4

3

Ryan Blaney

7

0

0

1

3

0

12.1

88.2

4

Denny Hamlin

26

0

3

10

15

0

9.9

103.6

5

Chase Elliott

6

0

0

1

1

0

17.2

90.7

6

Joey Logano

21

0

2

6

11

2

15.2

81.7

7

Martin Truex Jr

26

1

0

6

12

1

12.3

95.0

8

Aric Almirola

17

0

0

2

3

1

19.6

67.6

9

Kyle Busch

28

3

3

11

16

0

12.6

102.4

10

Kurt Busch

36

1

3

8

15

2

16.1

89.9

11

Alex Bowman

8

0

0

0

0

1

26

56.0

12

Clint Bowyer

26

1

2

4

9

2

16.8

87.0

13

Matt DiBenedetto

8

0

0

1

1

0

27.2

48.0

14

William Byron

2

0

0

0

0

0

13.0

73.9

15

Tyler Reddick

0

0

0

0

0

0

0.0

0.0

16

Erik Jones

4

0

0

1

2

1

16

83.0

* – Based on last 28 races at New Hampshire Motor Speedway (2005 – 2019).

New Hampshire Motor Speedway:

HISTORY

  • Groundbreaking for New Hampshire International Speedway, as New Hampshire Motor Speedway was originally named, was Aug. 13, 1989.
  • The 1.058-mile oval is located on approximately 1,200 acres; the multi-use complex is the largest sports facility in New England.
  • The first NASCAR Cup Series race at NHMS was on July 11, 1993 and won by NASCAR Hall of Famer Rusty Wallace.
  • Speedway Motorsports, Inc. agreed to purchase New Hampshire International Speedway from Bob and Gary Bahre on January 11, 2008, and then renamed the track New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
  • There have been 48 NASCAR Cup Series races at New Hampshire Motor Speedway; one per year from 1993 through 1996 and two per year from 1997-2017. In 2018, the track reverted back to just one event per season.

STARTS

  • A total of 190 different drivers have competed in at least one NASCAR Cup Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway; 149 have competed in more than one.
  • NASCAR Hall of Famer Jeff Gordon leads the series in starts at New Hampshire with 42; followed by Jeff Burton with 39.
  • Matt Kenseth lead all active drivers in the series in starts at New Hampshire with 37.
  • A total of 19 different drivers have made their first NASCAR Cup Series start at New Hampshire Motor Speedway; four of the drivers are active –
    • Joey Logano (2008)
    • Corey LaJoie (2014)
    • Ryan Preece (2015)
    • B.J. McLeod (2015).
  • Erik Jones leads the NASCAR Cup Series in average starting position at New Hampshire with a 6.25 in four starts; followed by Kyle Busch with a 9.4 in 28 starts.

Top 15 in Average Starting Position at New Hampshire

Rank

Drivers

Avg Start

Races

1

Erik Jones

6.250

4

2

Kyle Busch

9.429

28

3

Jeff Gordon

10.024

42

4

Brad Keselowski

10.632

19

5

Chase Elliott

10.667

6

6

Denny Hamlin

10.692

26

7

Ryan Blaney

10.714

7

8

Jimmie Johnson

10.824

34

9

Martin Truex Jr

10.846

27

10

Ryan Newman

11.029

34

11

Kurt Busch

11.056

36

12

Kasey Kahne

12.069

29

13

Rusty Wallace

12.500

22

14

Tony Stewart

12.829

35

15

Kevin Harvick

12.944

36

POLES

  • In total 22 different NASCAR Cup Series drivers have won the Busch Pole Award at New Hampshire, and eight are active this weekend.
  • Ryan Newman leads the series in poles at New Hampshire with seven – 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2011 sweep, 2013.
  • Mark Martin won the inaugural Busch Pole Award at New Hampshire in 1993 with a speed of 126.871 mph, driving a Roush Fenway Racing Ford.
  • Two drivers (all-time) have posted their first career NASCAR Cup Series pole at New Hampshire Motor Speedway:
    • Brad Keselowski (Sept. 19, 2010)
    • Patrick Carpentier (June 27, 2008).
  • Youngest New Hampshire series pole winner: Brian Vickers (July 17, 2005 – 21 years, 8 months, 23 days).
  • Oldest New Hampshire series pole winner: Bill Elliott (July 21, 2002 – 46 years, 9 months, 13 days).
  • In total 11 drivers have put up multiple poles in the NASCAR Cup Series at New Hampshire; seven of the 11 drivers have won consecutive poles at New Hampshire:
    • Ken Schrader (1997 sweep)
    • Jeff Gordon (1998-1999)
    • Rusty Wallace (1999-2000)
    • Ryan Newman (twice – 2003-2004 and 2011 sweep),
    • Juan Pablo Montoya (2009-2010) and
    • Carl Edwards (2005 sweep)
    • Kevin Harvick (2018, 2019)
  • Five different manufactures have won a pole in the NASCAR Cup Series at New Hampshire; led by Chevrolet (18), Ford (10), Toyota (eight), Dodge (six), and Pontiac (one).       

WINS

  • A total of 24 different NASCAR Cup Series drivers have won at New Hampshire Motor Speedway; nine are active this weekend.  
  • Jeff Burton (1997, 1998, 1999, 2000) and Kevin Harvick (2006, 2016, 2018, 2019) lead the series in wins at New Hampshire with four victories each.
  • Four drivers have posted consecutive wins at New Hampshire Motor Speedway: Jimmie Johnson (2003 sweep), Kurt Busch (2004 sweep), Matt Kenseth (2015 fall, 2016 spring) and Kevin Harvick (2018, 2019). 
  • Jeff Burton is the only driver to win the July race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway three consecutive years (1997, ’98 and ’99)
  • Youngest series New Hampshire winner: Joey Logano (June 28, 2009 – 19 years, 1 month, 4 days).
  • Oldest series New Hampshire winner: Mark Martin (September 20, 2009 – 50 years, 8 months, 11 days).
  • Five NASCAR Cup Series drivers have posted their first career win at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

NASCAR Cup Series First-Time Winners at New Hampshire

First-Time Winners

Date

Joey Logano

Sunday, June 28, 2009

Clint Bowyer

Sunday, September 16, 2007

Ryan Newman

Sunday, September 15, 2002

Robby Gordon

Friday, November 23, 2001

Joe Nemechek

Sunday, September 19, 1999

  • Six of the 48 (12.5%) NASCAR Cup Series races at New Hampshire have been won from the pole or first starting position; the most recent was Kyle Busch in 2017.

NCS Drivers That Won From The Pole at NHMS

Winners

Date

Kyle Busch

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Ryan Newman

Sunday, July 17, 2011

Clint Bowyer

Sunday, September 16, 2007

Kevin Harvick

Sunday, September 17, 2006

Ryan Newman

Sunday, September 15, 2002

Jeff Gordon

Sunday, August 30, 1998

  • The first starting position is the most proficient starting position in the field, producing more winners (six) than any other starting position at New Hampshire.    

NASCAR Cup Series Wins by Starting Positions at New Hampshire

Starting Position

Wins

Winning %

Starting Position

Wins

Winning %

1

6

12.50%

14

3

6.25%

2

3

6.25%

15

1

2.08%

3

1

2.08%

18

1

2.08%

4

2

4.17%

19

1

2.08%

5

1

2.08%

20

1

2.08%

6

3

6.25%

21

1

2.08%

7

3

6.25%

24

1

2.08%

8

2

4.17%

26

1

2.08%

9

3

6.25%

31

2

4.17%

10

1

2.08%

32

2

4.17%

11

2

4.17%

33

1

2.08%

13

5

10.42%

38

1

2.08%

Stats

Winning %

Wins

Winning from the First Starting Position:

12.50%

6

Winning from the Front Row:

18.75%

9

Winning from a Top-Five Starting Position:

27.08%

13

Winning from a Top-10 Starting Position:

52.08%

25

Winning After Starting Outside the Top 20:

18.75%

9

  • The deepest in the field that a race winner has started at New Hampshire is 38th, by Jeff Burton in 1999.
  • The deepest in the field that an active race winner has started at New Hampshire is 32nd, by Kurt Busch in the summer of 2003.
  • Martin Truex Jr. leads the NASCAR Cup Series among active drivers with the most starts at New Hampshire without visiting Victory Lane at 26 starts.
  • A total of 11 different organizations have won in the NASCAR Cup Series at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
  • Joe Gibbs Racing lead the series in wins at New Hampshire in the NASCAR Cup Series with 11 victories – Tony Stewart (2000, 2005), Denny Hamlin (2007, 2012, 2017), Joey Logano (2009), Matt Kenseth (2013, 2015, 2016), Kyle Busch (2015, 2017).
  • Five different manufacturers have won at New Hampshire in the NASCAR Cup Series; led by Chevrolet with 19 victories; followed by Ford (15), Toyota (nine), Dodge (three) and Pontiac (two).

ADDITIONAL FINISHING POSITIONS

Runner-Up Finishes:

  • A total of 23 different NASCAR Cup Series drivers have finished runner-up at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.  
  • Tony Stewart leads the series in runner-up finishes at New Hampshire with six.  
  • Denny Hamlin leads all active drivers in runner-up finishes at New Hampshire with five. 

Top Five in Runner-Up Finishes at New Hampshire Motor Speedway (All-Time & Active)

Rank

All-Time Drivers

Runner-Ups

Rank

Active Drivers

Runner-Ups

1

Tony Stewart

6

1

Denny Hamlin

5

2

Jeff Gordon

5

2

Kyle Busch

4

3

Denny Hamlin

4

3

Kyle Larson

3

4

Kyle Busch

4

4

Brad Keselowski

2

5

Kyle Larson

3

5

Jimmie Johnson

2

 

Mark Martin

3

 

Kurt Busch

2

Top-Five Finishes:

  • A total of 58 different series drivers have finished inside the top-five at New Hampshire.
  • Jeff Gordon leads the series in top-five finishes at New Hampshire with 16.
  • Kevin Harvick and Matt Kenseth lead all active drivers in top fives at New Hampshire with 12 each.

Top Five In Top-Five Finishes at New Hampshire (All-Time & Active)

Rank

All-Time Drivers

Top Fives

Rank

Active Drivers

Top Fives

1

Jeff Gordon

16

1

Kevin Harvick

12

2

Tony Stewart

15

2

Matt Kenseth

12

3

Kevin Harvick

12

3

Kyle Busch

11

4

Matt Kenseth

12

4

Denny Hamlin

10

5

Kyle Busch

11

5

Jimmie Johnson

10

Top-10 Finishes:

  • A total of 83 different series drivers have finished inside the top-10 at New Hampshire.
  • Jeff Gordon leads the series in top-10 finishes at New Hampshire with 24.
  • Jimmie Johnson leads all active drivers in top-10 finishes at New Hampshire with 22.

Top Five in Top-10 Finishes at New Hampshire (All-Time & Active)

Rank

All-Time Drivers

Top 10s

Rank

Active Drivers

Top 10s

1

Jeff Gordon

24

1

Jimmie Johnson

22

2

Jimmie Johnson

22

2

Matt Kenseth

21

3

Matt Kenseth

21

3

Kevin Harvick

20

4

Kevin Harvick

20

4

Ryan Newman

20

5

Ryan Newman

20

5

Kyle Busch

16

Average Finishes:

  • Denny Hamlin leads NASCAR Cup Series in average finishing position at New Hampshire with a 10.2 in 25 starts.  

Top 15 in Average Finishing Position at New Hampshire

Rank

Drivers

Avg. Finish

Races

1

Denny Hamlin

9.885

26

2

Brad Keselowski

11.000

19

3

Jimmie Johnson

11.147

34

4

Jeff Gordon

11.190

42

5

Dale Earnhardt

11.500

12

6

Matt Kenseth

11.649

37

7

Ryan Blaney

12.143

7

8

Martin Truex Jr

12.308

27

9

Tony Stewart

12.514

35

10

Kyle Busch

12.607

28

11

Kevin Harvick

12.806

36

12

Mark Martin

12.806

31

13

Kyle Larson

12.900

10

14

Rusty Wallace

13.000

22

15

William Byron

13.000

2

LAP LEADERS

  • A total of 79 different drivers have led laps in the NASCAR Cup Series at New Hampshire.
  • Jeff Gordon leads the NASCAR Cup Series in laps led at New Hampshire with 1,373 laps led in 42 starts.
  • Kyle Busch leads all active drivers in laps led at New Hampshire with 1,128 laps led in 28 starts.  

Top 10 in Laps Led at New Hampshire Motor Speedway

Rank

Lap Leaders

Led

Completed

% Led

Races

1

Jeff Gordon

1,373

12,267

11.2%

42

2

Tony Stewart

1,302

9,934

13.1%

35

3

Kyle Busch

1,128

8,229

13.7%

28

4

Jeff Burton

783

10,998

7.1%

39

5

Kevin Harvick

759

10,482

7.2%

36

6

Martin Truex Jr

744

7,683

9.7%

26

7

Ryan Newman

722

9,926

7.3%

34

8

Denny Hamlin

662

7,743

8.5%

26

9

Kurt Busch

635

10,158

6.3%

36

10

Clint Bowyer

516

7,720

6.7%

26

FEMALE COMPETITORS

  • Danica Patrick is the only female driver that has competed in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

Driver

Starting Position

Finishing Position

Date

Danica Patrick

27

18

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Danica Patrick

30

13

Sunday, July 16, 2017

Danica Patrick

24

18

Sunday, September 25, 2016

Danica Patrick

29

14

Sunday, July 17, 2016

Danica Patrick

22

40

Sunday, September 27, 2015

Danica Patrick

20

24

Sunday, July 19, 2015

Danica Patrick

18

19

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Danica Patrick

29

22

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Danica Patrick

21

27

Sunday, September 22, 2013

Danica Patrick

32

37

Sunday, July 14, 2013

Averages

25.2

23.2

 

TRACK / EVENT SPECIFIC STATS

  • Since the advent of electronic scoring the closest margin of victory (MOV) in the NASCAR Cup Series at New Hampshire Motor Speedway was the July 1, 2007 race won by Denny Hamlin over Jeff Gordon with a margin of victory of 0.068 second.
  • Below are the top five closest Margin of Victory finishes at NHMS in the NCS:

Margin of Victory

Date

Winner

Runner-Up

0.068

7/1/2007

Denny Hamlin

Jeff Gordon

0.209

9/14/1997

Jeff Gordon

Ernie Irvan

0.292

9/18/2005

Ryan Newman

Tony Stewart

0.406

7/16/2006

Kyle Busch

Carl Edwards

0.442

9/25/2016

Kevin Harvick

Matt Kenseth

  • Four of the 48 NASCAR Cup Series races have resulted in a NASCAR Overtime finish at New Hampshire Motor Speedway:

Race Winner

Date

Scheduled Laps

Actual Laps

Overtime Laps

Joey Logano

9/21/2014

300

303

3

Brad Keselowski

7/13/2014

301

305

4

Brian Vickers

7/14/2013

301

302

1

Kyle Busch

7/16/2006

300

308

8

  • Four of the 48 NASCAR Cup Series races at New Hampshire Motor Speedway have been shortened due to weather conditions; below are the events: 

Date

Scheduled Laps

Actual Laps

Fewer Laps

Race Winner

6/28/2009

301

273

28

Joey Logano

6/29/2008

301

284

17

Kurt Busch

9/15/2002

300

207

93

Ryan Newman

7/9/2000

300

273

27

Tony Stewart

 

  • Qualifying has been cancelled due to weather conditions in the NASCAR Cup Series at New Hampshire Motor Speedway five times: fall 2001, summer 2003, fall 2004, fall 2008 and summer 2009.  

NASCAR IN NEW HAMPSHIRE

  • A total of 101 NASCAR national series races have been held in the state of New Hampshire, all at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

Track Name

City

Cup

Xfinity

Gander Truck

Total Races

First Year

New Hampshire Motor Speedway

Loudon

48

33

20

101

1990

NEW HAMPSHIRE DRIVERS IN NASCAR

  • A total of 15 drivers have made at least one start in a NASCAR national series with their home state recorded as New Hampshire.
  • Jamie Aube is the only one of the 15 New Hampshire drivers to record a victory in NASCAR national series competition. 
  • Aube won in the NASCAR Xfinity Series race on July 12, 1987 at Oxford Plains Speedway in Oxford, ME; it was his only start that season.

— NASCAR Media

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