What To Look for At Loudon

Ryan Newman

NASCAR Cup Series

Next Race: Foxwoods Resort Casino 301

The Place: New Hampshire Motor Speedway

The Date: Sunday, August 2

The Time: 3 p.m. ET

TV: NBCSN, 2:30 p.m. ET

Radio: PRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio

Distance: 318.46 miles (301 laps); Stage 1 (Ends on Lap 75),

Stage 2 (Ends on Lap 185), Final Stage (Ends on Lap 301)

2019 Race Winner: Kevin Harvick

What To Watch For:

New Hampshire Motor Speedway has hosted 48 NASCAR Cup Series races producing 22 different pole winners and 24 race winners.

The first NASCAR Cup Series race at New Hampshire was held on July 11, 1993 and was won by NASCAR Hall of Famer Rusty Wallace driving the No. 2 Ford for Roger Penske.

Ryan Newman leads the series in poles at New Hampshire with seven.

Jeff Burton and Kevin Harvick are tied for the series-most wins at New Hampshire with four each.

A total of 19 different drivers have made their first NASCAR Cup Series start at New Hampshire Motor Speedway; four of the drivers are active – Joey Logano (2008), Corey LaJoie (2014), Ryan Preece (2015), B.J. McLeod (2015).

In total 22 different NASCAR Cup Series drivers have won the pole at New Hampshire, and eight are active this weekend.

A total of 24 different NASCAR Cup Series drivers have won at New Hampshire Motor Speedway; nine are active this weekend.

Five NASCAR Cup Series drivers have posted their first career win at New Hampshire Motor Speedway – Joey Logano (2009), Clint Bowyer (2007), Ryan Newman (2002), Robby Gordon (2001), Joe Nemechek (1999).

Six of the 48 (12.5%) NASCAR Cup Series races at New Hampshire have been won from the pole or first starting position; the most recent was Kyle Busch in 2017. Ryan Newman is the only driver to do it more than once (2002, 2011).

The deepest in the field that a race winner has started at New Hampshire is 38th, by Jeff Burton in 1999.

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