NASCAR New Hampshire Sunday, July 9, 2017

NASCAR MONSTER ENERGY NASCAR CUP SERIES NEW HAMPSHIRE STATS HIGHLIGHTS

 

  • Most New Hampshire races: 42 Jeff Gordon
  • Most New Hampshire wins: 4 Jeff Burton
  • Most New Hampshire 2nd-place finishes: 6 Tony Stewart
  • Most New Hampshire top 3 finishes: 12 Jeff Gordon
  • Most New Hampshire top 5 finishes: 16 Jeff Gordon
  • Most New Hampshire top 10 finishes: 24 Jeff Gordon
  • Most New Hampshire laps led: 1373 Jeff Gordon
  • Most New Hampshire Playoff race wins: 2 Clint Bowyer, Kevin Harvick & Matt Kenseth
  • Most New Hampshire Playoff race 2nd-place finishes: 3 Denny Hamlin
  • Most New Hampshire Playoff race top 3 finishes: 5 Matt Kenseth
  • Most New Hampshire Playoff race top 5 finishes: 5 Greg Biffle, Denny Hamlin, Jimmie Johnson & Matt Kenseth
  • Most New Hampshire Playoff race top 10 finishes: 9 Jimmie Johnson
  • Best New Hampshire Playoff race average finish: 8.6 Brad Keselowski
  • 24 Different winners in 44 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series New Hampshire races
  • Matt Kenseth won 2 of last 3 New Hampshire races – 3 Straight top 2 finishes
  • Matt Kenseth only repeat winner last 15 New Hampshire races (3 Wins) – 12 Others 1 win each
  • Matt Kenseth won 3 races at New Hampshire after turning 40-years-old
  • Matt Kenseth finished 6th or better last 4 New Hampshire races – 3 Straight top 2 finishes
  • Most tries before first New Hampshire win: Matt Kenseth won in 28th try (9/13)
  • 2 Finished top 5 both New Hampshire races last season – Kevin Harvick & Matt Kenseth
  • 3 Finished top 10 both New Hampshire races last season – Kyle Busch, Kevin Harvick & Matt Kenseth
  • Joey Logano finished 11th or better last 5 New Hampshire races – 4 Top 5 finishes
  • Martin Truex Jr. led 264 of 601 laps at New Hampshire last season (44%)
  • Toyota led 579 of 601 laps at New Hampshire last season (96%) – Led all but 22 laps
  • No pit road speeding penalties last New Hampshire race – 1 of 2 races last season (Michigan August)
  • Leader of most laps failed to win last 5 New Hampshire races
  • Kevin Harvick led most laps 2 of last 3 New Hampshire Playoff races (104 & 216) – Finished 3rd & 21st
  • Brad Keselowski led most laps 2 of last 6 New Hampshire races – 1 Win (7/14)
  • Martin Truex Jr. led most laps last New Hampshire race (141) – Finished 7th
  • Joe Gibbs Racing swept New Hampshire NXS & MENCS races 7/15 & 7/16
  • Drivers won first race of season 16 times at New Hampshire
  • Matt Kenseth won 3 of last 7 New Hampshire races (3 Straight top 2 finishes) – Winless previous 27 races
  • Kevin Harvick passed for final lead change 3 of last 5 New Hampshire races – 2016 Playoff race winner
  • Kevin Harvick won 2016 New Hampshire Playoff race – Winless previous 19 New Hampshire races
  • Chevrolet leads all manufacturers with 19 New Hampshire wins – 1 Win last 9 races
  • 7 New Hampshire wins by Toyota – Toyota won 6 of last 9 races
  • 2 Rookies won New Hampshire races – Ryan Newman 9/02 & Joey Logano 6/09
  • Winner led first lap in 6 New Hampshire races
  • Winner took lead for first time on lap 128 or later in 20 New Hampshire races
  • Winner took lead for first time on lap 194 or later & started 13th or worse last 3 New Hampshire races
  • 5 New Hampshire races won from pole – Ryan Newman only driver to win more than once from pole (2)
  • 8 New Hampshire winners from front-row start position
  • Carl Edwards 3 poles last 4 New Hampshire races – Winless
  • No winner from pole last 11 New Hampshire races
  • Worst start position of New Hampshire winner: 38th – Jeff Burton 7/99
  • 5 Won first career race at New Hampshire
  • 4 Shortened races at New Hampshire won by 4 different drivers
  • 4 Overtime finishes at New Hampshire – Leader at scheduled distance won all 4
  • 1 Rescheduled New Hampshire race – Original date 9/16/01, date run 11/23/01
  • 1 Swept both New Hampshire races & championship in same season – Kurt Busch 2004
  • Mid-race leader failed to win 10 of last 12 New Hampshire races
  • Martin Truex Jr. leader at mid-race 3 of last 7 New Hampshire races including last 2 – Winless
  • Leader at 10 to go mark failed to win 12 of 44 New Hampshire races including last 2 Playoff races
  • 3 Won consecutive New Hampshire races – Jimmie Johnson, Kurt Busch & Matt Kenseth
  • Rusty Wallace only driver to win New Hampshire in first try (7/93)
  • Ryan Newman won 3 New Hampshire races in 3 different makes of cars – Chevrolet, Dodge & Ford
  • 9 Hendrick Motorsports New Hampshire wins (Tied for most with JGR) by 5 drivers
  • Jeff Gordon 3, Jimmie Johnson 3, Kyle Busch 1, Kasey Kahne 1 & Mark Martin 1
  • 9 Joe Gibbs Racing New Hampshire wins (Tied for most with HMS) by 5 drivers
  • Matt Kenseth 3, Denny Hamlin 2, Tony Stewart 2, Kyle Busch 1 & Joey Logano 1
  • 7 Roush Fenway Racing New Hampshire wins by 3 drivers – Jeff Burton 4, Kurt Busch 2 & Greg Biffle 1
  • 6 Team Penske New Hampshire wins by 5 drivers – Newman 2, Kurt Busch 1, Keselowski 1, Logano 1 & R. Wallace 1
  • 4 Richard Childress Racing New Hampshire wins by 3 drivers – Clint Bowyer 2, Robby Gordon 1 & Kevin Harvick 1
  • 3 Stewart-Haas Racing New Hampshire wins by 3 drivers – Kevin Harvick 1, Ryan Newman 1 & Tony Stewart 1
  • Most leaders: 15 (1996 & 9/11)
  • Most lead changes: 23 (1996 & 7/02)
  • Most cautions: 17 (1994)
  • Most caution laps: 78 (1994)
  • Fastest race: 117.134mph (7/97)

NASCAR XFINITY SERIES NEW HAMPSHIRE STATS HIGHLIGHTS

 

  • Most New Hampshire races: 18 Jason Keller & Kenny Wallace
  • Most New Hampshire wins: 5 Kyle Busch
  • Most New Hampshire 2nd-place finishes: 5 Kevin Harvick
  • Most New Hampshire top 3 finishes: 7 Kyle Busch
  • Most New Hampshire top 5 finishes: 9 Kevin Harvick
  • Most New Hampshire top 10 finishes: 11 Kevin Harvick
  • Most New Hampshire laps led: 677 Kevin Harvick
  • 25 Different winners in 30 NASCAR Xfinity Series New Hampshire races
  • Kyle Busch (5) & Brad Keselowski (2) only drivers to win more than one New Hampshire race
  • Kyle Busch finished 4th or better last 4 New Hampshire races – 2 Wins
  • Brad Keselowski: 4 Straight New Hampshire top 3 finishes – 2 Wins
  • Joe Gibbs Racing won 7 of last 9 New Hampshire races
  • Kyle Busch won 5 of last 8 New Hampshire races
  • Last 8 New Hampshire wins – Kyle Busch 5, Brad Keselowski 2 & Denny Hamlin 1
  • Winner started top 10 last 12 New Hampshire races – Last 5 races won from pole
  • Only 4 won by driver leading first lap – Elton Sawyer 1999, Brad Keselowski 2012, Kyle Busch 2013 & ‘16
  • Winner took lead for first time on lap 140 or later in 8 races scheduled for 200 laps
  • 8 New Hampshire races won from pole including last 5
  • Worst start position of New Hampshire winner: 26th – Buckshot Jones 5/98
  • Mid-race leader failed to win 12 of last 16 New Hampshire races
  • Leader at 10 to go mark failed to win 4 of 30 New Hampshire races
  • Leader of most laps failed to win 15 of 30 New Hampshire races
  • Drivers won first race of season at New Hampshire 9 times
  • 2 Won first career race at New Hampshire – Derrike Cope 5/94 & Bobby Hamilton, Jr. 5/02
  • Erik Jones best finisher eligible for championship points last New Hampshire race – Finished 2nd
  • Chevrolet & Ford tied for most wins with 8
  • Chevrolet: Winless last 9 races
  • Ford: 1 Win last 10 races – Brad Keselowski 2014
  • Toyota won 7 of last 9 races
  • Most tries before first New Hampshire win: Mike McLaughlin won in 11th try
  • Tommy Ellis only driver to win New Hampshire in first try
  • Most leaders: 12 (7/90)
  • Most lead changes: 18 (10/91)
  • Most cautions: 17 (7/90)
  • Most caution laps: 83 (7/90)
  • Fastest race: 111.925 mph (2009)