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Ryan Newman's Loudon run "was the most fun I’ve had all year"

Where others may have seen Ryan Newman’s NASCAR playoff prospects as dire, he continues to see opportunity.

DiBenedetto says NHMS top-five "just shows our strength” 

Matt DiBenedetto was all smiles after scoring his second top-five finish Sunday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway with Leavine Family Racing.

Denny Hamlin after NHMS loss: “S***... second sucks”

Denny Hamlin shares his frustrations after finishing a close runner-up finish to Kevin Harvick Sunday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

NASCAR New Hampshire race weekend schedule

The Granite state hosts the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series and Xfinity series as well as the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour and K&N Pro Series East.

"Fundamental mistake" cost Kurt Busch at New Hampshire

Kurt Busch had plenty of speed Sunday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway but what he called a “fundamental mistake” cost him a shot at the win.

Harvick: I'm just racing for playoff bonus points now

Kevin Harvick and his team have been making playoff plans ever since the Stewart-Haas Racing team won for the first time in 2018, beating Kyle Busch at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in March.

Elliott hopes Sunday's performance wasn't "dumb luck"

No one was more surprised with Chase Elliott’s performance Sunday at New Hampshire than himself.

Aric Almirola "had a car capable of winning, didn't get it done"

Aric Almirola knows the saying you have to lose some before you win some, but feels he’s lost enough already.

Kyle Busch on Harvick contact: "How you race is how you get raced"

Kyle Busch gives his take on the late-race contact with Kevin Harvick that robbed him what could have been his sixth win of the 2018 season.

Chase Elliott earns his first stage win of season at New Hampshire

Chase Elliott got past Martin Truex Jr. and held off Kurt Busch to claim the Stage 2 victory at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, his first stage win of the 2018 season.

Truex wins Stage 1 at New Hampshire after lengthy rain delay

Martin Truex Jr., looking for his first win at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, took the Stage 1 victory Sunday over Chase Elliott.

Martin Truex Jr. leads 'Big 3' in final Cup practice at New Hampshire

The top three drivers in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series led the way in Saturday’s final practice session at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

Denny Hamlin leads second Cup practice from NHMS

Denny Hamlin, a three-time winner at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, led Saturday's first of two practice sessions.

Kurt Busch tops Martin Truex Jr. for New Hampshire pole

The only Stewart-Haas Racing driver to make the final round of qualifying – Kurt Busch – won the pole at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

Kyle Busch paces first Cup practice at New Hampshire

Kyle Busch is off to a good start for a second consecutive win at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

Canadian Donald Theetge to make Xfinity debut in New Hampshire

Quebec driver Donald Theetge will join defending NASCAR Pinty’s Series champion Alex Labbe as a teammate this weekend while making his Xfinity Series debut.

Jimmie Johnson on title run: "We’ve definitely got to clean things up"

Jimmie Johnson remains in the hunt for what would be his NASCAR record eighth Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series championship.

Ricky Stenhouse Jr. rallies at Loudon to stay in playoff hunt

Ricky Stenhouse Jr. heads to Dover (Del.) International Speedway next weekend in a precarious position in the NASCAR playoffs, but it could have been a whole lot worse.

Larson and Keselowski lock themselves into Round of 12 with NHMS run

Win or not next weekend at Dover (Del.) International Speedway, Kyle Larson and Brad Keselowski have already earned the right to advance to the second round of the NASCAR playoffs.

Martin Truex Jr. battles back for top-five after mid-race crash

Martin Truex Jr. didn’t post the sexiest fifth-place finish on Sunday, but it was hard fought nonetheless.

Kyle Busch wins at NHMS, locking himself into next playoff round

Kyle Busch made track position count on Sunday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

SHR teammates Harvick and Busch take playoff hit with Loudon DNFs

When the smoke cleared – literally – the playoff hopes for Stewart-Haas Racing’s two entries in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs took a major hit.

Kyle Busch wins Stage 2 at NHMS after bizarre last-lap pileup

A last lap spin before the end of Stage 2 collected race leader Martin Truex Jr. and handed the stage win to Kyle Busch.

Truex takes Stage 1 win at New Hampshire

Martin Truex Jr. picked up a remarkable 19th stage win on Sunday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

Bell takes Loudon Truck win after late-race battle with Ryan Truex

Christopher Bell picked up max points in the opening race of the Camping World Truex Series playoffs.

Truex leads final practice at Loudon, Logano forced to sit out session

Martin Truex Jr. topped final practice at New Hampshire with a lap of 131.647mph.

Larson tops second practice at NHMS over Blaney and Truex

Kyle Larson topped the speed chart in single-lap runs during second practice at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Saturday morning.

Kyle Busch scores New Hampshire pole over Larson and Hamlin

Kyle Busch continued his dominance in Monster Energy Cup Series time trials.

Stenhouse in precarious playoff position after disastrous Chicagoland

After finishing 25th at Chicagoland Speedway last weekend, Ricky Stenhouse Jr. is hoping the only place the No. 17 Roush Fenway Racing Ford can go is forward.

Larson leads opening NHMS practice; Johnson and Elliott crash

Kyle Larson led first practice at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Friday.

BKR Take on Trucks – Rookie teammates prepare for playoff run

Rookies Chase Briscoe and Austin Cindric want nothing more than to bring home a NASCAR Camping World Truck Series championship in Brad Keselowski Racing’s final season.

NHMS to apply TrackBite for NASCAR event this weekend

Yes, the sticky stuff is back this weekend at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

The 'Magic Mile' delivered, but it came too late to save second date

For New Hampshire Motor Speedway, it wasn't too little -- but it was too late.

Two-tire call upends Matt Kenseth's chance at victory at NHMS

Just a week after announcing he would not be returning to Joe Gibbs Racing next season, Matt Kenseth found himself in excellent position to give the organization its first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series win of the season.

Daniel Suarez ties career-best sixth-place finish at New Hampshire

Denny Hamlin wasn’t the only Joe Gibbs Racing driver celebrating a strong performance Sunday at New Hampshire.

Kyle Larson comes from the rear to battle for NHMS win

Whatever NASCAR throws Kyle Larson’s way, he just keeps chugging along.

Logano's NASCAR playoff hopes take big hit and it could get even worse

Joey Logano’s NASCAR playoff hopes took a big hit at New Hampshire but his situation could grow even direr this week.

Denny Hamlin scores first win of 2017 at New Hampshire

Joe Gibbs Racing’s 20-race drought ended on Sunday as Denny Hamlin scored his third-career win at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

Kyle Busch wins Stage 2 at New Hampshire

Kyle Busch won Stage 2 in Sunday’s Overton’s 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

Truex leads every lap en route to Stage 1 win at New Hampshire

Martin Truex Jr. led all 75-laps en route to his 14th stage win of 2017.

Drivers to watch in Sunday's NASCAR Cup race at NHMS

If Happy Hour is any indication of what to expect in the Overton’s 301 on Sunday, Toyota Racing will dominate the action at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

Preece comes one spot short of victory in first Xfinity race with JGR

Ryan Preece’s path to his second-place finish in Saturday’s Xfinity Series race came via Kevin Manion.

Kyle Busch to retire from Xfinity competition after reaching 100th win

For the NASCAR purists that don’t believe Kyle Busch belongs in the Xfinity Series, his retirement from the tour might be coming sooner than expected.

Keselowski pit penalty propels Kyle Busch to Xfinity win at NHMS

It’s no surprise Kyle Busch was part of another record run in the NASCAR Xfinity Series.

Kyle Busch leads final Cup practice at NHMS

Toyotas topped Happy Hour at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Saturday.

Five things to watch in the New Hampshire Xfinity race

The NASCAR Xfinity Series returns to action on Saturday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway for the series’ 17th race of the season and 10 remaining until the playoffs begin.

VHT is keeping the drivers and teams guessing at NHMS

NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series drivers will have their hands full this weekend as they attempt to figure out New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

Truex tops second practice session in New Hampshire

Pole-sitter Martin Truex Jr. led the way in second practice at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Saturday with a single-lap speed of 131.338mph.

Larson leads opening Cup practice at NHMS, Hamlin crashes

Kyle Larson topped first practice at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Friday with a single-lap run of 133.971mph.

Aric Almirola to make NASCAR Cup return this weekend at NHMS

Aric Almirola will return to action this weekend at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

In a year dominated by Toyotas, how Harvick has risen to the occasion

Just when it appeared Matt Kenseth was a sure bet in Sunday’s Sprint Cup race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Kevin Harvick busted up the Toyota trifecta with a win.

Truex admits he "could have pushed the issue" with Kenseth

It looked all-too-familiar to last season – a driver already locked in the next round of the Chase attempting to get around Matt Kenseth, who was leading the race and still trying to secure his own berth.

Kurt Busch finds some luck at NHMS

Kurt Busch finally found good fortune at the Magic Mile on Sunday.