Overton’s 200 Tag

By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service LOUDON, N.H. – Kyle Busch’s celebratory burnout produced a cloud of smoke over the frontstretch at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, but Ryan Preece’s first run in top-of-the-line equipment made an even bigger impression in Saturday’s Overton’s 200 NASCAR XFINITY Series race. After a major snafu on pit road took a potential win away from Brad Keselowski, who had arguably the fastest car at the Magic Mile, Busch cruised to a 10.425-second victory, collecting his third win in six starts this season, his sixth at NHMSRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer In just his fifth race with Richard Childress Racing, Ben Kennedy scores his third NASCAR Xfinity Series Top 10 finish. Kennedy finished the Overton’s 200 in sixth, his No. 2 Richmond / Menards Chevrolet Camaro the last car on the lead lap. Kennedy had an up and down day at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, running as low as 19th after a rain delay in Stage 1 split strategies throughout the field. Like others, he brought his car down pit road to the attention of hisRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer In his first of just two scheduled NASCAR Xfinity Series starts, Ryan Preece finishes second in the Overton’s 200 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Preece impressed in both qualifying and the race, starting up front and finishing up front. In fact, he was one of only six to finish on the lead lap. Preece ran up front all day long in the No. 20 Mohawk Northeast Toyota Camry. He even challenging his teammate, Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series regular Kyle Busch, as well as CupRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer For the first time in his career, Ben Kennedy will compete in the NASCAR Xfinity Series at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Kennedy will return to the No. 2 Richmond / Menard’s Chevrolet Camaro for Richard Childress Racing (RCR) for the Overton’s 200. Kennedy has three NASCAR Camping World Truck Series starts at the ‘Magic Mile,’ he has a best finish of 11th last year. He also has four NASCAR K&N Pro Series East starts in Loudon with a best finish of 16th in 2011. KennedyRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer 17 races into the NASCAR Xfinity Series season, only three of the NASCAR Xfinity Series regulars (Justin Allgaier, Ryan Reed, and William Byron twice) have scored victories during the 2017 season. This weekend the NASCAR Xfinity Series travels to the Northeast for the Overton’s 200 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Sadler continues to lead the Championship Point standings, despite not scoring a win. He leads with 45 points over his JR Motorsports teammate, Byron. The last time the Xfinity Series visited the 1-mile New HampshireRead More