Showing posts with label New England 200. Show all posts
Showing posts with label New England 200. Show all posts

Monday, June 28, 2010

Busch Breaks Another Nationwide Series Record

2010 NHMS June NNS race Kyle Busch burnout LOUDON, N. H. -- Kyle Busch added a few more records to his impressive resume
Saturday.        

He became the NASCAR Nationwide Series' all-time lap leader in winning the New England 200 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, and he also broke veteran Mark Martin's laps-led mark in 45 fewer races than it took Martin to set the record of 8,083 laps.

Busch has now led 8,117 laps. Afterward, he heaped praise on his Joe Gibbs Racing team, under the leadership of crew chief Jason Ratliff.

Points leader Brad Keselowski finished second with Carl Edwards, third, Joey Logano fourth and Trevor Bayne fifth.           

Justin Allgaier was sixth followed by Kevin Harvick, Reed Sorensen, Paul Menard and Brenden Gaughan, respectively, to round out the top 10.

Saturday, June 26, 2010

Keselowski Takes Pole, Patrick to Start 25th: New England 200 – New Hampshire Motor Speedway (NNS)

2010 NHMS June NNS qualifying Danica Patrick Tony Eury Jr With a time of 29.376 seconds (129.657) Brad Keselowski will start from the pole position for Saturday's New England 200 from New Hampshire Motor Speedway. This will be Keselowski’s third pole of the 2010 season and his sixth in 120 Nationwide Series starts.

Although he qualified for the race Payton Sellers in the #25 will not race in the event. It was determined the the team used unapproved fuel. The #39, driven by Charles Lewandoski, will take the final starting position.

Defending race winner Kyle Busch will start in the 4th position with media darling Danica Patrick starting 25th.