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Tom Herzig's Trackside: Wrenn snags his first Modified Series win

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NORM WRENN of Nashua passed Rowan Pennink, Justin Bonsignore and Richard Savary on the final lap to break into the Valenti Modified Series win column at Seekonk Speedway Saturday night at the wheel...

Tom Herzig's Trackside: Ollie Silva Memorial a big hit at Lee USA

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Lee USA Speedway enjoyed a packed house last week for its Ollie Silva Memorial ISMA Supermodified event, which was won by Jon McKennedy.

Brad Keselowski wins the Camping World RV Sales 301 race on July 13, 2014 at NHMS. Keselowski swept the weekend by winning both the Nationwide Sta-Green race and the Sprint Cup Series CWRVS301.

Allen Lessels on Motor Sports: Chasing, but not catching

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The Camping World RV Sales 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Sunday was an opportunity lost as far as nailing down a Cup win, which is priority No. 1 in Chase criteria.

Katelyn McAllister, 8, from Franklin poses with NASCAR driver Jeremy Clements during WOKQ FanFest which kicks off NASCAR weekend at NHMS, on Thursday in Loudon.

Allen Lessels on Motor Sports: Craven loves qualifying format

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Put Ricky Craven solidly in the corner of the many in and around NASCAR who like the new system for qualifying for the Chase to the Sprint Cup championship.

Eddie MacDonald, seen during a break from July 1 testing sessions at New Hampshire Motor Speedway will be back at the track on Friday, aiming to qualify for Sunday's Camping World RV Sales 301.

Allen Lessels on Motor Sports: Youngsters eye NHMS

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The NASCAR driver on the hottest streak coming into a weekend packed with racing at New Hampshire Motor Speedway?

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Kasey Kahne (5) leads Greg Biffle (16) during the Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway.

Allen Lessels on Motor Sports: With Chase spots on the line, drivers are hungry

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NASCAR's Sprint Cup stars wrapped up their rain-delayed Fourth of July weekend stay in Daytona with a rain-shortened and topsy-turvy Coke Zero 400 on Sunday. Next stop: Loudon.

NHRA funny car driver Courtney Force during last year's New England Nationals at New England Dragway.

Allen Lessels on Motor Sports: Speed weekend in Epping features sibling rivalry

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Kyle and Lauren Cultrera are reveling in big-time drag racing's stop at their home track, New England Dragway.

Sprint Cup Series driver Kasey Kahne (5) is shown before the Duck Commander 500 at Texas Motor Speedway in April.

Motor Sports: Kahne to visit with New Hampshire firefighters

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Kasey Kahne is hoping to heat up on the track, but he'll get a taste of a different kind of heat in New Hampshire Wednesday.

Tom Herzig's Trackside: Modified tour is shortened

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The NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour event at Riverhead Raceway was rained out Saturday and local restrictions prevented the scheduling of a make-up date. The upshot is that the Modified Tour now consists...

Bob and Karen Rutter of West Creek, N.J., stand in front of their RV as their dog, Buddy, looks on among cutouts of Brad Keselowski and Dale Earnhardt, Jr.



DAN SEUFERT

Speedway looks to attract more fans as NASCAR stars return to NH

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Speedway officials have been using promotional tools like 16-driver "pools" to reach out to more race fans and potential race fans. The sport, and the speedway, saw race attendances drop during the...

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Aric Almirola reacts after blowing an engine Sunday during the MYAFIBSTORY.COM 400 at Chicagoland Speedway.USA TODAY Sports

Blown engine threatens Almirola's Chase chances

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When Aric Almirola climbed out of his No. 43 Ford Fusion during the MyAFibStory.com 400 at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet Sunday, it was probably obvious what he was about to say.

STEWART

Tony Stewart case sent to grand jury

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The Ontario County District Attorney's office completed its investigation of the fatal accident at a New York state sprint car track involving NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Tony Stewart and will take the...

Drive for the Chase continues Sunday at NHMS

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The real Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup preview took place on Sunday, in the first race of NASCAR's playoff. The second race, the Sylvania 300, is set for Sunday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Brad Keselowski places his name sticker into the next bracket of the chase grid following his win in the MYAFIBSTORY.COM 400 at Chicagoland Speedway on Sunday.

Keselowski wins Chase opener at Chicagoland

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Brad Keselowski began the playoff portion of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series the same way he ended the regular season: with a win. Keselowski claimed his fifth victory of the year Sunday in the...

Tom Herzig's Trackside: Racing season action remains

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Lee USA held its final regular-season point races last Friday. The next green flag at the track will be on Oktoberfest weekend, Oct. 10-12.

Cars race during the Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond International Raceway on Saturday.

With Chase field set, time to rate winners

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We're about to get our first look at NASCAR's new Chase format, which features three elimination rounds and a one-race dash for the title in the season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

Sprint Cup Series driver Brad Keselowski (2) holds the winning the Federated Auto Parts 400 trophy after winning at Richmond International Raceway.

Keselowski dominant at Richmond

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The car and driver to beat in the 2014 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup identified themselves emphatically on Saturday night at Richmond International Raceway.

Tom Herzig's Trackside: Retiring for good can prove tricky

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Retiring from racing can be tricky business. Witness the pairing of two stalwarts of Northeast open-wheel racing — ISMA's Howie Lane and driver Russ Wood — for Saturday's Supermodified...

Comcast to replace Nationwide as racing sponsor in 2015

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What is now the NASCAR Nationwide Series will have a new name next year — and for the next 10 years.

Tom Herzig's Trackside: Patnode poised to win NH Weekly Series crown

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Todd Patnode, the racing oilman (Swanzey Oil) from Cheshire County (Richmond) is poised to unseat his Monadnock Speedway Sportsman Modified competitor Bill Kimball as New Hampshire's NASCAR...

Stewart probe goes on

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The investigation into the Aug. 9 racing incident involving NASCAR driver Tony Stewart that killed driver Kevin Ward Jr. is “still ongoing,” a spokeswoman with the Ontario County (N.Y)...

Sep 22, 2013; Loudon, NH, Racers restart after a caution flag during the Sylvania 300 race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

NH Motor Speedway to again host two Sprint Cup Series weekends in 2015

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The 2015 NASCAR race schedule was released Tuesday and New Hampshire Motor Speedway will celebrate its 25th anniversary by once again hosting two Sprint Cup Series weekends.

Hudson's 'Joey Pole' claims first ACT win of season

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Joey Polewarczyk, Jr. of Hudson solidified his American Canadian Tour point lead with his first win of the season in the ACT Can-Am 200 at Circuit Riverside Speedway in St-Croix, Quebec, on Saturday,

Race tickets offered to Market Basket workers

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New Hampshire Motor Speedway is inviting Market Basket workers to attend the Sylvania 300 NASCAR race on Sept. 21 for free, the company said Thursday.

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Goalie Danny Tirone to enroll at UNH for second semester after star's suspension for domestic violence

'Smoke' blows into New Hampshire with the law in his rear-view mirror

Man found unconscious at Winchester Speedpark Saturday

Too young to drive, but old enough for NHMS

Police examine speed, possible horseplay in golf cart fatality

Mass. man, 27, dies in golf cart accident at The Links at Outlook

Hanover's Sarah Groff competes in the women's triathlon final during the 2012 London Olympic Games.

Hanover Olympian in spotlight at Las Vegas Super Sprint

FHL makes it official, team planned for Berlin will play in North Adams, Mass. instead

Can NH soccer star Charlie Davies make a comeback?

Inside NIKEs secret sports lab; born in Exeter, now located in Oregon.

Concord Monitor decries gender pay gap in professional tennis

FHL franchise slated for Berlin may go to North Adams, Mass. instead

Eagles' Kelly says he learned his offense by studying defense while at UNH

Former Concord area youth baseball coach sentenced to 30 more years in prison

Maine boxer Brandon Berry making Fight to Educate history

Hudson family, classmates working to keep Alvirne soccer standout Raul Stedile in U.S.

Israel unrest moves meet for NH swim star

Race date for Oxford 250 moved from July to Aug. 30 next year

NH's Groff a highlight for U.S. at ITU World Triathlon Series Grand Final

Maine fighters Lamour, Berry on New Hampshire boxing card

Q&A with Matt Bonner as he weighs free agency

Keene State mum on suspension of veteran track coach

Morgan Andrews speaks: Notre Dame star undeterred by U.S. U-20 World Cup snub

Mo'ne Davis, and why no one should laugh at the idea of a woman in Major League Baseball

Curt Schilling says smokeless tobacco caused oral cancer

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