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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.

Allen Lessels on Motor Sports: Sprint Cup changes sit well with NHMS GM Gappens

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The field for the Chase has expanded to 16 drivers and the focus has squarely shifted from points to wins.

Former NASCAR crew chief Frank Stoddard, a Haverhill native, will have a car in today's Daytona 500.

Allen Lessels on Motor Sports: Stoddard's car makes today's Daytona 500

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The pride of North Haverhill, N.H., and Woodsville High School graduate will be back in Daytona on Sunday morning for NASCAR's Daytona 500, a race that opens what New Hampshire Motor Speedway general...

Tom Herzig's Trackside: Full slate weekend in New England

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There are a lot of short track racing options this weekend — with or without fenders.

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.

Keselowski has answers for everything, finishes NHMS sweep

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Brad Keselowski dominated the Nationwide Series race on Saturday at NHMS and on Sunday picked up right where he left off to win the 22nd annual Camping World RV Sales 301 Sprint Cup race.

Jared Orsis of Milton, Vt., cheers on the drivers at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Sunday.

NASCAR fans in favor of night racing in Loudon

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Race fans watching the NASCAR Sprint Cup Camping World RV Sales 301 rooted for different drivers, but were united in support of the speedway's public statements that it would like to hold night races...

07/12/14   Kevin Harvick, left, was upset with Jamie McMurray in Sprint Cup Series practice at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, on Saturday in Loudon.

It's all about the wins for Sprint Cup drivers racing at Loudon

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JIMMIE JOHNSON boasts three. Dale Earnhardt Jr., Kevin Harvick, Carl Edwards and Penske Racing teammates Joey Logano and Brad Keselowski each own a couple. Five other Sprint Cup drivers, most notably...

Brooke Lane, 10, from Wallingsford Connecticut with her Danica autograph at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, on Saturday in Loudon.

'Backstage' NASCAR passes are fans' delight in Loudon

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Two weeks of building anticipation weren't enough to prepare Brooke Lane for the excitement of her first NASCAR race and a visit to the garage area inside the track at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on...

Sprint Cup Series Driver Brian Vickers chats with a crew member during practice at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon on Friday.

A long road back for Sprint Cup's Vickers

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IT WAS, perhaps, the lasting image of the 2013 Camping World RV Sales 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

Camping World RV Sales 301 qualifying results

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Camping World RV Sales 301 - After qualifying, race Sunday; At NHMS - Loudon, N.H.

07/12/14   Bobby Santos from Franklin Massachusetts won the Whelen Modified at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, on Saturday in Loudon.   Thomas Roy/Union Leader

Santos captures Modified event in the final turn at Loudon

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Bobby Santos shot underneath Ted Christopher with a daring move in the final turn to win the NASCAR Whelen Tour Modified Sunoco 100 on the second attempt at a green-white checker finish Saturday at...

Kyle Busch won pole position during NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Qualifying at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, on Friday in Loudon.

Kyle Busch focused leading up to Camping World RV Sales 301

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KYLE BUSCH had a couple of very nice runs in the NASCAR Sprint Cup races at New Hampshire Motor Speedway last season. He wants to be just a tad better this year, beginning on Sunday in the Camping...

Casey Mears talks to his crew about his car during NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Qualifying at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, on Friday in Loudon.

Little, MacDonald 1-2 in wild K&N 100 in Loudon

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Seventeen-year-old Jesse Little of Sherrill's Ford, N.C., and local favorite Eddie MacDonald of Rowley, Mass., had themselves a “look-what-I-found” 1-2 finish in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series...

Venture Crew 55 leader

Community groups profit from race week

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More than 3,000 volunteers with nonprofit organizations from New Hampshire and New England are participating in race week, said Deb O'Neil, event staffing coordinator for the speedway.

Josh Davis, food operations manager for New Hampshire Motor Speedway, transports chicken fingers in his truck. His son, Jack Davis, will be helping to sell popcorn in the stands on Sunday for the Spring Cup Series race.

Vendors ready to serve NASCAR fans this weekend

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Preparations are underway to ensure enough food and beverages to feed over 90,000 mouths while vendors have exciting souvenirs and products to offer NASCAR fans.

Tom Herzig's Trackside: MacDonald has NHMS track experience

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How many race fans who have passed the third-of-a-century mark can remember what they were doing a few days after their 34th birthday? Eddie MacDonald won't ever have any trouble with that one.

On Tuesday, AAA Insurance started to set up their information and autograph booth at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway for race weekend with the help of Dylan Corris. Drivers Robert Hight, Joey Logano and Helio Castroneves will sign autographs.

Something for everyone at the Speedway

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Even if you are not a big race fan, the New Hampshire Motor Speedway has something for everyone to enjoy from zip lines to concerts or fireworks but of course the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series on Sunday...

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Jeff Gordon before last weekend's Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway.

No one has a clear claim to NHMS supremacy

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Jeff Burton holds the New Hampshire Motor Speedway record of four NASCAR Cup victories on the Loudon oval, but it's been a while since he claimed a victory in the Granite State.

David and Theresa Berry and their dog, Cruzz, of Kennebunkport, Maine, waited in line last Friday with other campers to be allowed into the New Hampshire Motor Speedway last Saturday morning to set up camp for the week and wait for the NASCAR race on Sunday.

Early-bird race special for NASCAR fans

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The big race is not until Sunday, but NASCAR fans are already staking claim to their little piece of race heaven at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

  • Would you be more likely or less likely to attend a NASCAR race at NHMS were it held at night under lights?
  • More likely
  • 58%
  • Less likely
  • 42%
  • Total Votes: 504
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