Track Data
Track Size: 1.058 miles
Race Length: 317.4 miles (300 laps)
Banking/Corners: Variable at 2 & 7 degrees
Banking/Straights: 1 degree

History
Groundbreaking for New Hampshire International Speedway, as New Hampshire Motor Speedway was originally named, was Aug. 13, 1989.
The first NASCAR Sprint Cup race was on July 11, 1993.
Renamed New Hampshire Motor Speedway in 2008.

Interesting Facts
There have been 33 NASCAR Sprint Cup races at New Hampshire Motor Speedway; one per year from 1993 through 1996 and two per year since.
Four drivers have competed in all 33 races: Jeff Burton, Jeff Gordon, Bobby Labonte and Joe Nemechek.
Mark Martin won the first NASCAR Sprint Cup pole.
Rusty Wallace won the first NASCAR Sprint Cup race.
There have been 17 different pole winners, led by Ryan Newman (five).
20 different drivers have won, led by Jeff Burton (four).
Jimmie Johnson (2003) and Kurt Busch (2004) are the only drivers that have posted season sweeps. Those are also the only back-to-back winners.
Hendrick Motorsports has won eight races, more than any other organization.
The deepest in the field that a New Hampshire race winner started was 38th, by Jeff Burton in 1999.
There have been five winners who started from the pole. The last race winner to win from the pole was Ryan Newman this past July.
Jeff Burton led all 300 laps raced in the 2000 fall race.
Five drivers got their first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series win at New Hampshire: Joe Nemechek (1999), Robby Gordon (2001), Ryan Newman (2002), Clint Bowyer (2007) and Joey Logano (2009).
Two drivers got their first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Coors Light Pole at New Hampshire: Patrick Carpentier (2008) and Brad Keselowski (2010).
The last four races that have not finished under caution have had a margin of victory of less than a second.

Track Records
Track qualifying record: Brad Keselowski (133.572 mph, 28.515 sec., 09-19-10)
Track race record: Jeff Burton (117.134 mph, 7-13-97)

Driver Rating

Tony Stewart 114.0
Jeff Gordon 107.3
Jimmie Johnson 105.8
Denny Hamlin 100.5
Dale Earnhardt Jr. 97.1
Kurt Busch 95.4
Jeff Burton 95.0
Ryan Newman 94.6
Clint Bowyer 94.5
Kevin Harvick 91.1

Note: Driver Rating compiled from 2005-2011 races (13 total) at New Hampshire.
Top Performers Statistically:

 
Driver
Races
Poles
Wins
Top Fives
Top 10s
DNFs
Average Finish
Driver Rating*
 
1
Kevin Harvick
21
1
1
5
11
0
14.2
91.1
2
Tony Stewart
25
1
2
13
15
2
12.0
114.0
3
Carl Edwards
14
0
0
2
2
0
14.4
88.4
4
Kurt Busch
21
0
3
7
11
1
13.5
95.4
5
Dale Earnhardt Jr.
24
0
0
6
10
4
16.7
97.1
6
Ryan Newman
19
5
3
6
13
2
12.4
94.6
7
Brad Keselowski
4
1
0
0
1
0
21.3
68.8
8
Jimmie Johnson
19
0
3
7
13
0
9.6
105.8
9
Kyle Busch
13
0
1
4
6
0
16.3
88.2
10
Matt Kenseth
23
0
0
5
11
1
14.4
76.9
11
Jeff Gordon
33
3
3
14
18
2
11.0
107.3
12
Denny Hamlin
11
0
1
5
8
0
7.2
100.5

* – Driver Rating based on last 13 New Hampshire Motor Speedway races.

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