Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Preview

New Hampshire Motor Speedway
Photo – Getty Images

By Jason Schultz

Race Info

Date- Sunday September 23rd, 2012

Location- Loudon, New Hampshire

Start time- 2:15 PM EST

Distance- 300 Laps, 317.4 Miles

Broadcast TV- ESPN

Broadcast Radio- PRN

Weather Forecast

High 68 F Low 40 F

Chance of rain- 30%

Few Showers

Past Race Winners

2011- Tony Stewart

2010- Clint Bowyer

2009- Mark Martin

2008- Greg Biffle

2007- Clint Bowyer

Notables yet to win the Sylvania 300

Brad Keselowski

Denny Hamlin

Matt Kenseth

Kevin Harvick

Martin Truex Jr

Dale Earnhardt Jr

News & Notes

Brad Keselowski looks to win for the second straight week

Jimmie Johnson looks to rebound after dominating the race last weekend at Chicago and then losing in the final laps

Keselowski looks to maintain the points lead

Clint Bowyer looks to rebound after running out of the fuel on the last lap last year in the Sylvania 300

Bowyer looks to win his third race at New Hampshire

Kyle Busch, Carl Edwards and Ryan Newman look to upset the Chase drivers with a win

Kasey Kahne looks to sweep the 2012 races at New Hampshire

Jeff Gordon looks to rebound after crashing last week at Chicago

Tony Stewart looks for his second straight Sylvania 300 win

Jason’s Fantasy Racing Picks

Group A- Jimmie Johnson, Kevin Harvick

Group B- Clint Bowyer, Joey Logano, Jeff Burton, Kasey Kahne

Group C- Brian Vickers, Bobby Labonte

Event Schedule

Cup Practice 12:00 PM EST Friday on SPEED

Cup Qualifying 3:40 PM EST Friday on SPEED

Cup Practice 9:15 AM EST Saturday on SPEED

Cup Practice 11:00 AM EST Saturday on SPEED

Cup Race, Sylvania 300, 1:00 PM EST Sunday on ESPN

Next Race– AAA 400 at the Dover International Speedway Dover, Delaware

Entry List via







1 Jamie McMurray Joplin, MO Chevrolet LiftMaster Felix Sabates
2 Brad Keselowski Rochester Hills, MI Dodge Miller Lite Roger Penske
5 Kasey Kahne Enumclaw, WA Chevrolet Farmers Insurance Linda Hendrick
9 Marcos Ambrose Launceston, Tasmania Ford Stanley Richard Petty
10 David Reutimann Zephyrhills, FL Chevrolet Tommy Baldwin Racing Tommy Baldwin
11 Denny Hamlin Chesterfield, VA Toyota FedEx Freight J D Gibbs
13 Casey Mears Bakersfield, CA Ford GEICO Bob Germain
14 Tony Stewart Rushville, IN Chevrolet Mobil 1 / Office Depot Margaret Haas
15 Clint Bowyer Emporia, KS Toyota 5-hour Energy Rob Kauffman
16 Greg Biffle Vancouver, WA Ford 3M / GE Appliances Jack Roush
17 Matt Kenseth Cambridge, WI Ford Zest John Henry
18 Kyle Busch Las Vegas, NV Toyota M&M’s Joe Gibbs
20 Joey Logano Middletown, CT Toyota The Home Depot Joe Gibbs
22 Sam Hornish Jr. Bryan, OH Dodge Shell / Pennzoil Walter Czarnecki
23 Scott Riggs Bahama, NC Chevrolet North Texas Pipe Robert Richardson
24 Jeff Gordon Pittsboro, IN Chevrolet Drive to End Hunger Rick Hendrick
26 Josh Wise* Riverside, CA Ford MDS Transport Jerry Freeze
27 Paul Menard Eau Claire, WI Chevrolet Menards / Sylvania Richard Childress
29 Kevin Harvick Bakersfield, CA Chevrolet Budweiser Richard Childress
30 David Stremme South Bend, IN Toyota Inception Motorsports Kevin Buckler
31 Jeff Burton South Boston, VA Chevrolet Wheaties Richard Childress
32 Mike Olsen North Haverhill, NH Ford North Country Ford Frank Stoddard
33 Stephen Leicht* Asheville, NC Chevrolet Little Joes
Richard Childress
34 David Ragan Unadilla, GA Ford Shriner’s Hospital for Children Bob Jenkins
36 Dave Blaney Hartford, OH Chevrolet Tommy Baldwin Racing Allan Heinke
37 J.J. Yeley Phoenix, AZ Chevrolet Max Q Motorsports Larry Gunselman
38 David Gilliland Riverside, CA Ford Taco Bell Brad Jenkins
39 Ryan Newman South Bend, IN Chevrolet Aspen Dental Tony Stewart
42 Juan Montoya Bogota, Colombia Chevrolet Energizer Chip Ganassi
43 Aric Almirola Tampa, FL Ford Trim Fit Richard Petty
47 Bobby Labonte Corpus Christi, TX Toyota Bush’s Baked Beans Tad Geschickter
48 Jimmie Johnson El Cajon, CA Chevrolet Lowe’s Jeff Gordon
51 Kurt Busch Las Vegas, NV Chevrolet Phoenix Construction James Finch
55 Brian Vickers Thomasville, NC Toyota Freightliner / Jet Edge Bill Jenkins
56 Martin Truex Jr. Mayetta, NJ Toyota NAPA Auto Parts Michael Waltrip
78 Regan Smith Cato, NY Chevrolet Furniture Row / Farm American Barney Visser
83 Landon Cassill Cedar Rapids, IA Toyota Burger King Thomas Ueberall
87 Joe Nemechek Lakeland, FL Toyota AM / FM Energy Wood & Pellet Stoves Andrea Nemechek
88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Kannapolis, NC Chevrolet Diet Mountain Dew / National Guard Rick Hendrick
93 Travis Kvapil Janesville, WI Toyota Burger King / Dr Pepper Thomas Ueberall
98 Michael McDowell Phoenix, AZ Ford Phil Parsons Racing Mike Curb
99 Carl Edwards Columbia, MO Ford Aflac Jack Roush
119 Jeff Green Owensboro, KY Toyota Plinker Tactical Randy Humphrey
179 Kelly Bires Mauston, WI Ford BBI / Bestway Archie St Hilaire
191 Reed Sorenson Peachtree City, GA Chevrolet Plinker Tactical Mark Smith
195 Scott Speed Manteca, CA Ford Jordan Truck Sales Bob Leavine
249 Jason Leffler Long Beach, CA Toyota Robinson-Blak-
eney Racing
Jay Robinson

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