NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Camping World RV Sales 301 Notes and Entry List

  • SprintTrack Specifications:
    Superspeedway:
    1.058 mile oval
    Race length: 318.485 miles
    Scheduled Laps: 301
    Turns: Banking: 12 degrees; Straights: 2 degrees
    Length of Straights: Frontstretch – 1500ft; Backstretch – 1500ft
    Grandstand Seating: 95,491
    Opened: 1990 (first Sprint Cup event 1993)
  • Race Festivities/Officials:
    Grand Marshal: TBA
    Command to start engines: TBA
    Honorary Starter/Wave Green Flag: TBA
    Honorary Pace Car driver: New England Patriot WR, Julian Edelman
    Invocation: TBA
    National Anthem: “The National Anthem Girl” Janine Stange
    Flyover: Douglas AD5 Skyraider & a Grumman FM-2 Wildcat, Collings Foundation, Stow, MA
  • July 2013 Race Winner: #55-Brian Vickers, 98.735mph, started 13th
  • September 2013 Race Winner: #20-Matt Kenseth, 107.573mph, started 9th
  • Race Speed Record: Jeff Burton, 117.134, 7/13/1997
  • Slowest Race Record: Ricky Rudd, 87.619, 7/1994
  • Oldest Winner: Mark Martin, 50 years, 8 months, 10 days, 9/20/2009
  • Youngest Winner: Joey Logano, 19 years, 1 month, 4 days, 6/28/2009
  • July 2013 Pole Winner: #2-Brad Keselowski, 135.922mph, finished 4th
  • September 2013 Pole Winner: #39-Ryan Newman, 136.497mph, finished 16th
  • Track Qualifying Record: Ryan Newman, 136.497mph, 9/20/2013
  • Oldest Pole Winner: Bill Elliott, 46 years, 9 months, 13 days, 7/21/2002
  • Youngest Pole Winner: Brian Vickers, 21 years, 8 months, 23 days, 7/17/2005
  • Worst Starting Spot to Win: Jeff Burton, started 38th [provisional], 7/1999
  • New Hampshire Notes & Facts – Thursday – track history:
    · There have been 38 NASCAR Sprint Cup races at New Hampshire Motor Speedway; one per year from 1993 through 1996 and two per year since.
    · 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 Sprint Cup race was on July 11, 1993 – 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.

EVENT SCHEDULE

Thursday, July 10
6:00 PM NSCS HAULERS ENTER

Friday, July 11
6:30 AM NSCS GARAGE OPENS & INSPECTION BEGINS
10:30 AM NSCS ROOKIE & SPOTTER MEETINGS & RANDOM DRAWING
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM NSCS PRACTICE (FoxSports 1)
4:40 PM NSCS QUALIFYING (FoxSports 1)
6:30 PM NSCS GARAGE CLOSES

Saturday, July 12
7:00 AM NSCS GARAGE OPENS
9:00 – 9:50 AM NSCS PRACTICE (FoxSports 1)
11:30 AM – 12:25 PM NSCS FINAL PRACTICE (FoxSports 1)
3:00 PM NSCS GARAGE CLOSES
6:30 PM New Hampshire Motor Speedway / SCC Track Walk

Sunday, July 13
7:00 AM NSCS GARAGE OPENS
11:00 AM NSCS DRIVER / CREW CHIEF MEETING
12:30 PM NSCS DRIVER INTRODUCTIONS
1:00 PM NSCS RACE (TNT)

All times above are listed in LOCAL Time

Television Coverage/Re-air/TV Team

  • Countdown to Green NASCAR Pre-Race: TNT – 12:00pm/et
  • Television Race Coverage: TNT, 1:00pm/et
  • In the Booth: Adam Alexander, Wally Dallenbach Jr., Kyle Petty, Larry McReynolds
  • Pit Reporters: Matt Yocum, Marty Snider, Ralph Sheheen, Chris Neville
  • TNT’s Pre-race show: Wally Dallenbach Jr., Larry McReynolds, Kyle Petty
  • In the Booth: Allen Bestwick, Dale Jarrett, Andy Petree
    Pit Reporters: Dave Burns, Jamie Little, Dr. Jerry Punch, Vince Welch
    NASCAR Countdown: Nicole Briscoe, Brad Daugherty, Rusty Wallace, Ray Evernham
  • NASCAR Raceday Pre-Race Show: at 11:00am/et on FoxSports1

Goodyear Tires Notes / Fast Facts

Tire: Goodyear Eagle Intermediate Radials

Set limits: 5 sets for practice/qualifying and 8 sets for the race

Tire Codes: Left-side — D-4564; Right-side — D-4566

Tire Circumference: Left-side — 87.52 in. (2,223 mm); Right-side — 88.27 in. (2,242 mm)

Technical Inspection Inflation:
Left Front — 20 psi; Left Rear — 20 psi;
Right Front — 30 psi; Right Rear — 30 psi

Minimum Recommended Inflation:
Left Front — 12 psi; Left Rear — 12 psi
; Right Front — 30 psi; Right Rear — 27 psi

Notes: NASCAR Sprint Cup and Nationwide Series teams will run the same tire codes at New Hampshire this weekend . . . this is the same combination of left- and right-side tires these teams have run at New Hampshire since 2012 . . . this is the only track at which either of these two tire codes will be run in 2014 . . . as on most NASCAR ovals one mile or less in length, teams will not run inner liners in their tires at New Hampshire.

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Entry List
Camping World RV Sales 301
New Hampshire Motor Speedway – 7/13/2014
Entry Car # Driver Make Sponsor Owner Points Rank
1 1 Jamie McMurray Chevy McDonald’s 22
2 2 Brad Keselowski Ford Redds 4
3 3 Austin Dillon # Chevy Dow 14
4 4 Kevin Harvick Chevy Budweiser 12
5 5 Kasey Kahne Chevy Great Clips / Shark Week 18
6 7 Michael Annett # Chevy Pilot Flying J 30
7 9 Marcos Ambrose Ford Dewalt 19
8 10 Danica Patrick Chevy GoDaddy 27
9 11 Denny Hamlin Toyota FedEx Freight 10
10 13 Casey Mears Chevy GEICO 23
11 14 Tony Stewart Chevy Mobil 1 20
12 15 Clint Bowyer Toyota 5-Hour Energy 13
13 16 Greg Biffle Ford NESN 30th Anniversary 15
14 17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr Ford Cargill Wegman’s 28
15 18 Kyle Busch Toyota Interstate Batteries 9
16 20 Matt Kenseth Toyota Dollar General 5
17 22 Joey Logano Ford AutoTrader.com 6
18 23 Alex Bowman # Toyota Dr. Pepper 36
19 24 Jeff Gordon Chevy Drive to End Hunger 1
20 26 Cole Whitt # Toyota Tapout Muscle Recovery 32
21 27 Paul Menard Chevy Duracell / Menards 11
22 31 Ryan Newman Chevy Caterpillar 8
23 32 Eddie MacDonald Ford TryAndrozene.com 37
24 33 Morgan Shespherd (i) Chevy Little Joe’s Auto 40
25 34 David Ragan Ford Taco Bell 34
26 36 Reed Sorenson Chevy TBA 35
27 38 David Gilliland Ford Long John Silver’s 31
28 40 Landon Cassill (i) Chevy Newtown Build Supplies 33
29 41 Kurt Busch Chevy Haas Automation 24
30 42 Kyle Larson # Chevy Target 17
31 43 Aric Almirola Ford Charter 21
32 44 J.J. Yeley (i) Chevy TBA 44
33 47 AJ Allmendinger Chevy Kingsford Charcoal 25
34 48 Jimmie Johnson Chevy Lowe’s 3
35 51 Justin Allgaier # Chevy AccuDoc Solutions 29
36 55 Brian Vickers Toyota Aaron’s Dream Machine 16
37 66 Jeff Burton Toyota Let’s Go Places 39
38 78 Martin Truex Jr. Chevy Furniture Row 26
39 83 Ryan Truex # Toyota Burger King 41
40 87 Joe Nemechek (i) Toyota Royal Teak Collection 49
41 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr Chevy National Guard 2
42 98 Josh Wise Chevy Phil Parson’s Racing 38
43 99 Carl Edwards Ford Fastenal 7

# Sunoco Rookie of the Year candidate
(i) = driver not running for 2014 Sprint Cup Series Championship Drivers Points

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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