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Date: Saturday, July 12
Start Time: 3:30 p.m. ET
Site: New Hampshire Motor Speedway -- Loudon, New Hampshire
Track: 1.058-mile oval
Capacity: 93,521 (Grandstand Seating)
On TV: ESPN2
On Radio: Performance Racing Network (PRN)/SIRIUS XM Satellite
Race record: Kyle Busch, 2009 (111.925 mph)
Qualifying record: Kyle Busch, 2012 (131.916 mph)
Defending champion: Kyle Busch
Runner up: Brian Vickers
Pole winner: Kyle Busch (131.916 mph)
1. Kyle Busch (Start: 1)
2. Brian Vickers (2)
3. Austin Dillon (11)
4. Brian Scott (5)
5. Michael Annett (23)
6. Trevor Bayne (14)
7. Sam Hornish Jr (12)
8. Regan Smith (4)
9. Matt Kenseth (8)
10. Alex Bowman (21)
Average speed: 105.087 mph
Time of race: 2 hrs., 8 mins., 40 secs.
Margin of victory: 0.465 secs.
Caution flags: 7 for 27 laps
Lead changes: 6 among 3 drivers
2013 Kyle Busch, Toyota, 105.087 mph
2012 Brad Keselowski, Dodge, 106.899 mph
2011 Kyle Busch, Toyota, 92.221 mph
2010 Kyle Busch, Toyota, 110.673 mph
2009 Kyle Busch, Toyota, 111.925 mph
2008 Tony Stewart, Toyota, 109.025 mph
2007 Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 100.669 mph
2006 Carl Edwards, Ford, 105.624 mph
2005 Martin Truex Jr, Chevrolet, 92.093 mph
2004 Matt Kenseth, Ford, 93.709 mph
2003 David Green, Pontiac, 108.005 mph
2002 Bobby Hamilton Jr, Ford, 110.388 mph
2001 Jason Keller, Chevrolet, 108.714 mph
2000 Tim Fedewa, Chevrolet, 89.366 mph
1999 Elton Sawyer, Ford, 103.234 mph
1998 Buckshot Jones, Pontiac, 100.829 mph
1997 Mike McLaughlin, Chevrolet, 76.752 mph
1996 Randy LaJoie, Chevrolet, 96.953 mph
1995 Chad Little, Ford, 104.972 mph
1994 Derrike Cope, Ford, 88.527 mph
1993 Robert Pressley, Chevrolet, 89.560 mph
1992 Joe Nemechek, Chevrolet, 94.897 mph
1991 Ricky Craven, Chevrolet, 90.832 mph
1990 Rick Mast, Buick, 94.405 mph
Race: Subway Jalapeno 250 (July 4)
Site: Daytona International Speedway -- Daytona Beach, Florida
Finish line order: Kasey Kahne, Regan Smith, Ryan Sieg, Ryan Reed, Kyle Larson
Time of Race: 1 hr., 38 mins., 24 secs.
Average speed: 157.012 mph
Margin of victory: 0.020 secs.
Caution flags: 3 for 12 laps
Lap leaders: Bayne 1-7, Sadler 8-35, Armstrong 36, Gaughan 37-39, Scott 40, K. Bayne 1-7, Sadler 8-35, Armstrong 36, Gaughan 37-39, Scott 40, K. Busch 41-46, Larson 47-51, Smith 52, Elliott 53, Boat 54-55, Smith 56-69, K. Busch 70, Smith 71-102, Kahne 103
#01 Landon Cassill (Fairfax, IA) Chevrolet/teamjdmotorsports.com
#2 Brian Scott (Boise, ID) Chevrolet/Shore Lodge
#3 Ty Dillon (Welcome, NC) Chevrolet/Wesco
#4 Jeffrey Earnhardt (Mooresville, NC) Chevrolet/teamjdmotorsports.com
#5 Austin Theriault (Caribou, ME) Chevrolet/BetBomb.com
#6 Trevor Bayne (Knoxville, TN) Ford/AdvoCare
#7 Regan Smith (Cato, NY) Chevrolet/TaxSlayer.com
#9 Chase Elliott (Dawsonville, GA) Chevrolet/NAPA Auto Parts
#10 Blake Koch (West Palm Beach, FL) Toyota/supportmilitary.org
#11 Elliott Sadler (Emporia, VA) Toyota/One Main Financial
#13 Derek White (Kahnawake, Canada) Toyota/Headrush
#14 Eric McClure (Chilhowie, VA) Toyota/Hefty/Reynolds Wrap
#16 Ryan Reed (Bakersfield, CA) Ford/American Diabetes Assoc.
#17 Tanner Berryhill (Bixby, OK) Dodge/NationalCashLenders.com
#19 Mike Bliss (Milwaukie, OR) Toyota/TriStar Motorsports
#20 Matt Kenseth (Cambridge, WI) Toyota/Interstate Batteries
#22 Brad Keselowski (Rochester Hills, MI Ford/Hertz
#23 Carlos Contreras (Mexico City) Chevrolet/Lilly Trucking
#28 J.J. Yeley (Phoenix, AZ) Dodge/JGL Racing
#31 Dylan Kwasniewski (Las Vegas, NV) Chevrolet/Rockstar
#33 Paul Menard (Eau Claire, WI) Chevrolet/Menards/Libman
#36 Ryan Preece (Berlin, CT) Chevrolet/East West Marine
#39 Ryan Sieg (Tucker, GA) Chevrolet/RSS Racing
#40 Josh Wise (Riverside, CA) Chevrolet/Curtis Key Plumbing
#42 Kyle Larson (Elk Grove, CA) Chevrolet/Cartwheel by Target
#43 Dakoda Armstrong (New Castle, IN) Ford/Winfield
#44 Matt Frahm (North Salem, NH) Toyota/Gilchrist Metal Fabrication
#46 Matt DiBenedetto (Grass Valley, CA) Chevrolet/Curtis Key Plumbing
#51 Jeremy Clements (Spartanburg, SC) Chevrolet/allsouthelectric.com
#52 Joey Gase (Cedar Rapids, IA) Chevrolet/TBA
#54 * Kyle Busch (Las Vegas, NV) Toyota/Monster Energy
#55 Todd Bodine (Chemung, NY) Chevrolet/TBA
#60 Chris Buescher (Prosper, TX) Ford/NESN 30th Anniversary
#62 Brendan Gaughan (Las Vegas, NV) Chevrolet/South Point
#70 Derrike Cope (Spanaway, WA) Chevrolet/Youtheory
#72 Matt Carter (Denver, NC) Chevrolet/Crash Claims R US
#74 Mike Harmon (Birmingport, AL) Dodge/TBA
#86 To Be Announced Chevrolet/Bubba Burger
#87 Joe Nemechek (Lakeland, FL) Chevrolet/TBA
#93 Ryan Ellis (Ashburn, VA) Dodge/JGL Racing
#99 James Buescher (Plano, TX) Toyota/Rheem
There have been 27 Nationwide races held at New Hampshire, including two events per season from 1990-92 and one each year since then. Tommy Ellis won the inaugural race there, the Budweiser 300, on July 15, 1990.
There have been 24 different winners in 27 Nationwide races at New Hampshire. Kyle Busch is the only driver with multiple victories in the series there. Busch won three races in a row at this track from 2009-11 and scored another victory last year.
The race winner at New Hampshire has started from the pole five times, which is more than any other starting position there. Busch most recently did it in 2013.
The furthest back a driver has started and won a Nationwide race at New Hampshire is 26th, accomplished by Buckshot Jones in 1998.
Since NASCAR began using electronic timing and scoring in 1993, the closest margin of victory in a Nationwide race at New Hampshire occurred on May 10, 1997 when Mike McLaughlin beat Steve Park to the finish line by just 0.106 seconds.
Derrike Cope (1994) is the only driver entered that won his first race in Nationwide at New Hampshire.
Landon Cassill (2008) is the only driver on the entry list that scored his first career pole in Nationwide at this track.
The next race is the July 19 EnjoyIllinois.com 300 at Chicagoland Speedway. Joey Logano won last year's race there.
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