NASCAR has moved the start time for the NASCAR Cup Series race an hour earlier Sunday to 1 p.m. Eastern because of the threat of rain at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. AccuWeather forecasts an 80 percent chance of rain Sunday with a 50 percent chance after 3 p.m. Eastern. For an official race, NASCAR would need to complete the second stage, which would be Lap 150.
Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series 2018 New Hampshire Race Info
The Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 is Sunday, July 22. The green flag has been moved up an hour to 1:15pm/et. Kurt Busch will start from the pole.
Kurt Busch follows the script to New Hampshire pole
The first driver on the track for decisive Round 3, Busch covered the one-mile distance in 28.511 seconds (133.591 mph) to edge reigning series champion Martin Turex Jr. by .019 seconds.
The trustee of BK Racing has obtained a bid of $1.8 million for the team charter and assets and will ask the U.S. Bankruptcy Court to set that bid, identified as being from “MBR LLC,” as the stalking horse bid. The trustee proposes any competitive bids must be at least $2.1 million. Of the purchase price, $350,000 will be designated to pay claims for past wages. The trustee proposes the deadline for competitive bids as Aug. 13, the determination of the winning bid Aug. 20 and a hearing to approve the sale Aug. 21. A hearing is set for Tuesday on whether to approve those sale procedures. Separately, Obaika Racing also has agreed to purchase select cars and equipment valued at $382,000 for $265,000, according to court filings.
Dale Jr. Foundation sets 2018 Gloves Program
During the Watkins Glen race weekend, 36 Cup and Xfinity drivers will wear Dale Jr.-inspired skeleton gloves to raise awareness and funds for Nationwide Children's Hospital.
Friday New Hampshire Notebook
Where dirt racing and NASCAR intersect, Kyle Larson votes for status quo; Ryan Preece at Loudon: You can go home again; New Hampshire Motor Speedway was Joey Logano's field of dreams.
Kentucky final TV ratings
NBCSN earned an 1.3 rating for Saturday night's race with 2.3 million viewers.
Kids Movie Night is back at Talladega Superspeedway
It's an evening of family fun at superhero-themed movie night during doubleheader NASCAR Playoff weekend.
New Hampshire Weekend Preview
Toyota drivers have won six of the last seven races during NASCAR's daunting summer stretch and that includes victories on intermediate tracks, a superspeedway and a road course.
Local companies featured on DiBenedetto's #32 at New Hampshire
The primary sponsor, Weirs Motor Sales (Buick/GMC), is a preferred dealership in Arundel, Maine offering quality new & used cars.
Stewart-Haas Racing makes pit crew changes
All four teams will have at least one new crew member Sunday at New Hampshire.
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Charlotte Motor Speedway installing synthetic turf
The turf is designed to slow cars down in a quicker, more efficient manner than regular grass.
Chase Briscoe edges Grant Enfinger in dramatic last lap for win at Eldora Speedway
With dirt slinging, doors banging and the checkered flag waving, Chase Briscoe edged ThorSport Racing teammate Grant Enfinger to earn the Truck Series victory at Eldora Speedway.
Stewart lobbies for Cup race at his Eldora track
Tony Stewart, owner of Ohio's Eldora Speedway, has started to publicly campaign louder for a NASCAR Cup Series or Xfinity Series race at the half-mile dirt oval.
NASCAR Related Racing Birthdays
21 Axel Anderson, Sam Colvin, Bob Duell, Jack Ely, Bobby Gerhart, Klaus Graf, Cameron Hayley, Skip Hudson, Gerry Kulwicki, Louis Meyer, Howard Phillippi, Dave Skog
5-hour ENERGY ending NASCAR involvement
5-hour ENERGY joined Furniture Row Racing in 2017 as the primary sponsor for Erik Jones.
NASCAR National Series News & Notes - New Hampshire and Eldora
A look at many news, notes and story lines for this week's races at New Hampshire Motor Speedway and Eldora Speedway.
Statistical Advance: Analyzing the Foxwoods Resort Casino 301
A look at some of the top statistical performers and top-10 driver ratings at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
Driver appearances and autograph sessions
NASCAR Television Listings
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Blake Jones to make Cup debut at New Hampshire
He will drive the #23 Tennessee XXX Moonshine Toyota for BK Racing.
Goodyear reconsidering tire for use on Charlotte's Roval
A chunking issue was identified with the primary tire.
Chris Janson performing pre-race concert at Kansas
The Warner Music Nashville artist is coming off the career-defining success of his Platinum-certified get-rich smash "Buy Me a Boat" and its Top Five album of the same name
Teams wrap up testing on Charlotte Motor Speedway's ROVAL
Kyle Busch set the day's fastest time, a one-minute, 16.9-second lap averaging 106.8 miles per hour during the afternoon session.
Constantine Sealing Service featured on Kenseth's Ford at New Hampshire
Ford will recognize Constantine Sealing Service of Glastonbury, Connecticut, as the Official Small Business of the Ford Hall of Fans. The company will have its name splashed across the hood of the #6.
Starkey Hearing Foundation partners with McDowell at New Hampshire
Starkey Hearing Foundation collaborates with local and national governments, nonprofits and health leaders around the world to identify patients and fit them with hearing devices.
Performance Plus joins Ragan at Loudon
Performance Plus is a product line of Safety-Kleen, a long-time partner of Front Row Motorsports.
Goodyear Fast Facts -- New Hampshire
Teams in both the NASCAR Cup and Xfinity Series will run the same combination of left- and right-side tires at New Hampshire this weekend.
Are teams trying to confuse NASCAR's laser inspection system?
Some teams believe that changing the paint scheme and incorporating a dark color around the rear fender wells tricks the OSS into thinking the car is narrower than its actual measurements.
New Hampshire Motor Speedway Taste of the Speedways
NHMS will once again feature unique concession stand items prepared by Levy at the Taste of the Speedways, showcasing diverse and unique food options from other Speedway Motorsports racetracks across the country.
Truex contract negotiations ongoing
He says sponsor commitments will play a role in when the deal is completed.
Knaus inks 2-year extension, stays with Johnson
Chad Knaus, whose contract as crew chief for Jimmie Johnson was up after 17 Cup seasons together, has signed a two-year extension.
The trustee in charge of BK Racing has asked the bankruptcy court to set an Aug. 21 hearing for the approval of the sale of the team and its charter. In a legal filing Friday, the trustee said a "handful" of bidders, not disclosed in the motion, could potentially serve as the stalking horse (the minimum bid for the team's assets and charter). If there are competitive bids, the trustee would then meet with the bidders Aug. 20 to determine the buyer to be approved by the court Aug. 21. Any buyer would also have to be approved by NASCAR.
Leavine Family Racing considering manufacturer switch
A switch to Toyota could lead to an alliance with Joe Gibbs Racing.
Special Axalta / Philadelphia Eagles scheme for Alex Bowman and Pocono Raceway
The green paint scheme will celebrate the Eagles on the field and science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) educators in the classroom.
Twitter purge strikes NASCAR
Twitter is removing fake or hijacked accounts "to build trust and encourage healthy conversation".
Clint Bowyer's Darlington throwback scheme honors Ned Jarrett
Jarrett wheeled his No. 11 Richmond Ford Motor Company Galaxie to a commanding Southern 500 victory in 1965.
Mtn Dew and Hendrick Motorsports extend long-standing partnership
Beginning in 2018 and continuing throughout the two-year extension, Mtn Dew will be a primary sponsor of Chase Elliott for four Cup Series races annually.
Patriots Safety Patrick Chung to drive pace car at New Hampshire
In 2017, Chung played all 16 regular-season games with 11 starts and finished second on the team with 78 tackles.
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Sunday, July 22, 2018. Stages: 75/150/301. Green flag now 1:15pm/et. TV=NBCSN.
Kyle Busch and Kyle Larson were fastest.
Round by Round qualifying results.
Kurt Busch won the pole, Martin Truex, Jr. will start second.
Denny Hamlin and Ryan Blaney were fastest.
Truex, Jr., Harvick, and Kyle Busch were fastest.
Saturday, July 14, 2018; Stages end on laps: 80/160/267; green flag scheduled for 7:45pm/et, TV=NBCSN
Kyle Larson and Ryan Blaney were fastest.
Erik Jones and Ryan Blaney were fastest.
Round-by-round results of qualifying.
Martin Truex, Jr. won the pole; Erik Jones starts second.
Martin Truex, Jr. won the Quaker State 400. Ryan Blaney finished second.
Kyle Busch leads Kevin Harvick by 59 points.
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