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Track facts for New Hampshire Motor Speedway:

   

  • Number of previous races: 36.
  • First Sprint Cup race: July 11, 1993, won by Rusty Wallace.
  • Last Sprint Cup race: September 23, 2012, won by Denny Hamlin.
  • Won from pole: 5, last time by Ryan Newman in 2011.
  • Won from top-5 starting position: 11 times in 36 races (31%).
  • Won from top-10 starting position: 19 times (53%).
  • Won from 21st or worse starting position: 9 times (25%).
  • Worst starting spot for race winner: 38th, by Jeff Burton in 1999.
  • Most laps led: 300, by Jeff Burton in 2000.
  • Fewest laps led by a race winner: 2, by Jeff Burton in 1999 and Tony Stewart in 2011.

  • Track records:

    • Fastest race: 117.134 mph by Jeff Burton in 1997.
    • Fastest qualifying speed: 135.232 mph by Ryan Newman in 2011.
    • Most lead changes: 23 in 1996 and 2002.
    • Closest finish: Denny Hamlin's .068 second margin over Jeff Gordon in 2007.
    • Most caution flags: 17 in 1994.

  • From 2008-2012 a typical New Hampshire race had 17.2 lead changes, 6.9 cautions for 30.8 laps, and an average green-flag run of 33.5 laps.

Manufacturers / Owners:

  • Victories by manufacturer: Chevrolet 18, Ford 11, Dodge 3, Pontiac 2, Toyota 2.

  • Victories by owner: Rick Hendrick 9, Jack Roush 7, Joe Gibbs 5, Roger Penske 4, Richard Childress 4, all others 7.

Driver Notes:

  • The most New Hampshire races without a:

     Active DriversAll-Time
    Win: Bobby Labonte (36 races) Bobby Labonte (36 races)
    Top 5: Ken Schrader (26) Ken Schrader (26)
    Top 10: David Gilliland, Paul Menard (12) D. Gilliland, K. Lepage, P. Menard (12)
    Pole: Jeff Burton, Joe Nemechek (36) Jeff Burton, Joe Nemechek (36)
    Lap led: D. Gilliland, P. Menard, D. Reutimann (12) Morgan Shepherd (13)
    Lead-lap finish: Michael McDowell (9) Michael McDowell (9)


  • Top career marks at New Hampshire:

     Active DriversAll-Time
    Races: Jeff Burton, Jeff Gordon, Bobby Labonte, Joe Nemechek (36)
    Wins: Jeff Burton (4)
    Top 5s: Jeff Gordon (16)
    Top 10s: Jeff Gordon (21)
    Poles: Ryan Newman (6)
    Laps: Jeff Gordon (10,456)
    Laps led: Jeff Gordon (1,316)
    Lead-lap finishes: Jeff Gordon (30)


  • Best average finish among active drivers at New Hampshire (3 or more starts):

    1. Denny Hamlin (7.9)
    2. Jimmie Johnson (9.5)
    3. Jeff Gordon (10.5)
    4. Tony Stewart (11.4)
    5. Mark Martin (12.5)
    6. Ryan Newman (12.7)
    7. Kevin Harvick (13.7)
    8. Jeff Burton (13.8)
    9. Matt Kenseth (14.0)
    10. Brad Keselowski (14.0)


  • Worst average finish among active drivers at New Hampshire (3 or more starts):

    1. Michael McDowell (38.7)
    2. Scott Speed (34.8)
    3. David Gilliland (33.0)
    4. Travis Kvapil (31.8)
    5. Landon Cassill (31.4)
    6. Mike Bliss (30.3)
    7. David Stremme (30.2)
    8. Dave Blaney (29.3)
    9. Scott Riggs (28.5)
    10. Joe Nemechek (28.3)


    Current top-10 drivers at New Hampshire:

    DriverRacesWinT5T10PoleLapsLedAvStAvFnRating
    Jimmie Johnson 22 3 8 15 0 6407 321 11.1 9.5 105.8
    Clint Bowyer 14 2 4 6 1 4157 475 12.6 15.1 97.2
    Carl Edwards 17 0 2 3 0 5065 70 15.2 14.5 86.3
    Kevin Harvick 24 1 5 12 1 7021 319 14.1 13.7 92.8
    Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 27 0 7 11 0 7483 351 16.4 16.1 96.9
    Matt Kenseth 26 0 5 12 0 7571 89 21.1 14.0 78.6
    Kyle Busch 16 1 4 6 1 4652 345 12.1 16.7 89.6
    Greg Biffle 21 1 5 8 0 5947 86 15.5 16.3 87.5
    Kurt Busch 24 3 7 11 0 6750 438 13.0 14.8 89.6
    Tony Stewart 28 3 14 17 1 7825 1218 11.2 11.4 111.7

    Driver Rating is based on a formula developed by NASCAR which combines "loop data" elements such as average running position, average speed under green, number of fastest laps, etc. There is a maximum of 150 points that a driver can earn for each race. Driver Rating is not available for races prior to 2005.

    Other notable Driver Ratings at New Hampshire: Jeff Gordon (109.9), Denny Hamlin (104.8), Ryan Newman (94.9), Kasey Kahne (91.8), Jeff Burton (91.6), Mark Martin (88.9), Martin Truex, Jr. (86.5), Brian Vickers (82.8), Brad Keselowski (81.4), Juan Pablo Montoya (80.5).