Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 Tag

By Holly Cain, NASCAR Wire Service With two wins in his pocket heading into Sunday’s Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Brad Keselowski was already in the NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs, but it was this third win of 2020 that came in the sort of dominating style the championship contender hoped would show his team’s readiness to challenge for the season title. Keselowski, 36, led a race best 184 of the 301 laps around the “Magic Mile” and held off runner-up Denny Hamlin by 1.647-seconds to hoistRead More
By David Morgan, Associate Editor The 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season has been a nightmare for Kyle Busch and didn’t get any better in Sunday’s Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Coming into the race with a season-long winless streak that he desperately would like to break, Busch started the day in fifth-place and was just biding his time early on when things went awry just 15 laps into the 301-lap race. Heading into Turn 3, Busch’s No. 18 car blew a tire, sending him hard into theRead More
By David Morgan, Associate Editor After a rare Thursday night race last weekend at Kansas, it’s back to regularly scheduled programming as the NASCAR Cup Series heads to New Hampshire Motor Speedway for Sunday’s running of the Foxwoods Resort Casino 301. First joining the Cup Series circuit in 1993, the 1.058-mile oval that has progressively banked turns from two to seven degrees is one of the more difficult tracks on the schedule as the flat nature of the track makes track position key with passing at a premium. As has beenRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer No quitting from both Ryan Newman and his entire No. 6 Roush Fenway Racing squad, settling for seventh in Sunday’s Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway after overcoming a coil wiring issue. “Honestly, it was the most fun I’ve had all year in a race car, and that’s mostly because we had a good, competitive Oscar Mayer Ford. I slid through the box,” Newman on his stellar top-10 performance. “We had a bad coil wire. We had a bunch of things that setRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent After a quiet but strong run at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Matt DiBenedetto walked away with a top-five finish. The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series driver lined up inside the top-10 on the final restart for the Foxwoods Resort Casino 301. DiBenedetto’s No. 95 Procore Toyota Camry picked off car after car during the final 32 lap run. He battled fellow Toyota Racing drivers Martin Truex Jr. and Kyle Busch, as well as Ryan Blaney, Joey Logano, and Ryan Newman. DiBenedetto slipped by both TruexRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer Erik Jones earned third-place in Sunday’s Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway the hardest way imaginable and that’s overcoming multiple setbacks. Whether it’s a speeding penalty or multiple incidents with several drivers, Jones made the most of rallying back to equal his result from last Saturday’s Quaker State 400 at Kentucky. Even if he described his good day as a sloppy one from his viewpoint. “We got good stage points in the first stage and finished well at the end. The Stanley CamryRead More
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service LOUDON, N.H. – The drought is over. Blanked for 21 straight races, Kevin Harvick was winless in 2019 until he held off Denny Hamlin on older tires to win Sunday’s Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. The victory was Harvick’s fourth at the Magic Mile, most among active drivers and tied with Jeff Burton for most all-time. The driver of the No. 4 Stewart-Haas Racing Ford Mustang won his second-straight race at the one-mile flat track and his third in theRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer It’s a must-win situation for Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. if he wants to make the playoffs after a heavy crash ended his race in Sunday’s Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. On Lap 136, the fourth caution came out when Stenhouse’s left front tire blew up and smacked the backstretch wall, destroying the right side of his No. 17 Fastenal Ford Mustang and will be credited with a 36th place result. The direct cause of Stenhouse’s issues was contact with Erik Jones heading intoRead More
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service LOUDON, N.H. – Starved for a pole position for nearly two years, Brad Keselowski put a decisive end to the qualifying drought on Friday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, edging Kyle Busch for the top starting spot in Sunday’s Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 (3 p.m. ET on NBCSN, PRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). Fastest on the first of his two laps in time trials, Keselowski beat Busch by .015 seconds, covering the one-mile distance in 27.927 seconds (136.384 mph). Busch clocked in at 136.311Read More
By David Morgan, Associate Editor The 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season rolls on as they head from last weekend’s thrilling race on the 1.5-mile Kentucky Speedway to the flat, one-mile oval that is New Hampshire Motor Speedway and Sunday’s running of the Foxwoods Resort Casino 301. First joining the Cup Series circuit in 1993, the 1.058 mile oval that has progressively banked turns from two to seven degrees is one of the more difficult tracks on the schedule as the flat nature of the track makes track positionRead More