LENOX Industrial Tools 301 Preview

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By Jason Schultz

Race Info

Date- Sunday July 15th, 2012

Location- Loudon, New Hampshire

Start time- 1:16 PM EST

Distance- 301 Laps, 318.485 Miles

Broadcast TV- TNT

Broadcast Radio- MRN

Weather Forecast

High 88 F Low 68 F

Chance of rain- 10%

Partly Cloudy

Past Race Winners

2011- Ryan Newman

2010- Jimmie Johnson

2009- Joey Logano

2008- Kurt Busch

2007- Denny Hamlin

Notables yet to win LENOX Industrial Tools 301

Brad Keselowski

Kasey Kahne

Matt Kenseth

Greg Biffle

Kevin Harvick

Martin Truex Jr.

Dale Earnhardt Jr

Carl Edwards

News & Notes

Tony Stewart looks to win back to back races

Ryan Newman looks to win two straight July New Hampshire races

Kenseth looks to keep point’s lead

This is TNT’s last race for the season

Kyle Busch, Joey Logano look to keep wild card spots, Kahne, Newman in hunt of wild card spots

Keselowski, Stewart look to pull ahead in win leaders column for 2012

Jason’s Fantasy Racing Picks

Group A- Tony Stewart, Jimmie Johnson

Group B- Ryan Newman, Kasey Kahne, Jeff Burton, Greg Biffle

Group C- Brian Vickers, Sam Hornish Jr.

Event Schedule

Cup Practice 12:00 PM EST Friday on SPEED

Cup Qualifying 3:30 PM EST Friday on SPEED

Cup Practice 9:00 AM EST Saturday on SPEED

Cup Practice 11:00 AM EST Saturday on SPEED

Cup Race 12:00 PM EST Sunday on TNT

Next Race- 7/29 Crown Royal Presents the “Your Hero’s Name Here” 400 at the Brickyard at Indianapolis Motor Speedway Indianapolis, Indiana

Entry List via Nascar.com

HOMETOWN
SPONSOR
OWNER
1
Joplin, MO
Chevrolet
Bass Pro Shops / Allstate
Felix Sabates
2
Rochester Hills, MI
Miller Lite
Roger Penske
5
Enumclaw, WA
Chevrolet
Farmers Insurance
Linda Hendrick
9
Launceston, Tasmania
Ford
DEWALT
Richard Petty
10
Zephyrhills, FL
Chevrolet
Mohawk Northeast
Tommy Baldwin
11
Chesterfield, VA
Toyota
FedEx Freight
J D Gibbs
13
Bakersfield, CA
Ford
GEICO
Bob Germain
14
Rushville, IN
Chevrolet
Mobil 1 / Office Depot
Margaret Haas
15
Emporia, KS
Toyota
5-hour Energy
Rob Kauffman
16
Vancouver, WA
Ford
3M / WB Mason / Post-it
Jack Roush
17
Cambridge, WI
Ford
Roush Fenway Racing
John Henry
18
Las Vegas, NV
Toyota
Interstate Batteries
Joe Gibbs
20
Middletown, CT
Toyota
The Home Depot
Joe Gibbs
22
Bryan, OH
Shell / Pennzoil-AAA
Walter Czarnecki
23
Bahama, NC
Chevrolet
North Texas Pipe
Robert Richardson
24
Pittsboro, IN
Chevrolet
DuPont
Rick Hendrick
26
Riverside, CA
Ford
MDS Transport
Jerry Freeze
27
Eau Claire, WI
Chevrolet
Menards / Duracell
Richard Childress
29
Bakersfield, CA
Chevrolet
Rheem
Richard Childress
30
South Bend, IN
Toyota
Inception Motorsports
Kevin Buckler
31
South Boston, VA
Chevrolet
Caterpillar
Richard Childress
32
Fenton, MO
Ford
Federated Auto Parts
Jack Roush
33
Asheville, NC
Chevrolet
Little Joes A
utos.com
Richard Childress
34
Unadilla, GA
Ford
Front Row Motorsports
Bob Jenkins
36
Hartford, OH
Chevrolet
Tommy Baldwin Racing
Allan Heinke
38
Riverside, CA
Ford
Taco Bell
Brad Jenkins
39
South Bend, IN
Chevrolet
Army ROTC
Tony Stewart
42
Bogota, Colombia
Chevrolet
Degree
Chip Ganassi
43
Tampa, FL
Ford
Medallion Financial
Richard Petty
47
Corpus Christi, TX
Toyota
Luke & Associates
Tad Geschickter
48
El Cajon, CA
Chevrolet
Lowe’s
Jeff Gordon
51
Las Vegas, NV
Chevrolet
Phoenix Construction Services
James Finch
55
Thomasville, NC
Toyota
Michael Waltrip Racing
Bill Jenkins
56
Mayetta, NJ
Toyota
NAPA Auto Parts
Michael Waltrip
78
Cato, NY
Chevrolet
Furniture Row / Farm American
Barney Visser
83
Cedar Rapids, IA
Toyota
Burger King
Thomas Ueberall
87
Lakeland, FL
Toyota
AM / FM Energy Wood & Pellet Stoves
Andrea Nemechek
88
Kannapolis, NC
Chevrolet
National Guard / Diet Mountain Dew
Rick Hendrick
93
Janesville, WI
Toyota
Burger King
Thomas Ueberall
98
Phoenix, AZ
Ford
Phil Parsons Racing
Mike Curb
99
Columbia, MO
Ford
Fastenal
Jack Roush
19
Milwaukie, OR
Toyota
Humphrey Smith Racing
Randy Humphrey
79
Kelly Bires
Mauston, WI
Ford
Team Kyle / Bestway Disposal
Archie St Hilaire
49
Phoenix, AZ
Toyota
America Israel Racing
Jay Robinson

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