NASCAR announced today the inductees who will comprise the 2014 class of the NASCAR Hall of Fame. The five-person group - the fifth in NASCAR Hall of Fame history - consists of Tim Flock, Jack Ingram, Dale Jarrett, Maurice Petty and Fireball Roberts.
Shaun Buffington swept the weekend, winning all three Granite State Legend Car races.
The Busch Brothers won the first four segments of Saturday night's NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway, but Jimmie Johnson took the one the counted -- the 10-lap dash to the finish -- and continued to build his legacy, not to mention his bank account.
Eric Wood wins his second Middleweight Grand Prix "Dash for Cash" of 2013.
In front of New Hampshire Lodging & Restaurant Association (NHLRA) dignitaries and Celebrity Chefs, Jerry Gappens officially waved the green flag on the beginning of NH Restaurant Week.
The hosts of the Granite Stripe Broadcast and Podcast preview the Sprint All-Star Race. The Saturday night event will be broadcast on SPEED at 7:30 p.m. ET.
While visiting NHMS for a Goodyear Tire Test, Clint Bowyer and Jeff Burton met up with Dick Berggren to provide a Tuesday evening Q+A with fans.
One area on which fans do agree is that Busch was himself on the move at Darlington. His supporters love him for his aggressive style. His detractors hate him for the same reason. Whether or not contact was made, that aggressive move was a signature one for Busch.
Matt Kenseth picked up his second win in four weeks his third overall this season, which should be good enough to keep him atop the Magic Mile Power Rankings for a second straight week. ... Right?
Magic Mile officials handed out "Good Tickets" to motorists who were seen wearing their seat belts by members of the MPD. Drivers were given two tickets to the New Hampshire 300 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race on July 14 at NHMS.
Unsinkable Matt Kenseth capped a banner week for unsinkable Joe Gibbs Racing with a victory in Saturday night's Bojangles' Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway with a substitute crew chief on his pit box -- the unsinkable Wally Brown.
Each week, the Granite Stripe gets fans ready for the upcoming race. In this week's preview, the hosts take a look at the Darlington favorites in the broadcast and podcast, power rank the hottest drivers and give a fantasy NASCAR run down.
In one of the craziest races in recent memory, an unlikely hero drove out of Talladega Superspeedway with a victory on Sunday. Will there be a new driver atop the MMPR or was Jimmie Johnson's top-five enough to keep on top for a third straight week?
In the type of stunning victory that has typified racing at Talladega Superspeedway since its inception, David Ragan led an extraordinary 1-2 finish for Front Row Motorsports, which had never won a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race before Sunday.
The Magic Mile will once again host Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company's tire test on May 14 and 15. Jeff Gordon, Matt Kenseth, Joey Logano, Jeff Burton, Clint Bowyer and Dave Blaney will each turn laps at the 1.058-mile oval.
Get ready for the Aaron's 499 at Talladega Superspeedway with help from the Granite Stripe. Watch the broadcast, listen to the podcast and set your fantasy lineups before this weekend's big race.
Kevin Harvick picked up his first win of the season, but was it enough for him to climb into the Magic Mile Power Rankings? And will Jimmie Johnson maintain the top spot for a second straight week?
Tom Gray traded the lead with Dean Dezak late in the race and got in front when it counted to pick up his fourth career NHMS win. Dezak finished second, and Ryan Hammar earned his first NHMS podium with a third-place finish.
Kevin Harvick sped away on fresh tires to win Saturday night's Toyota Owners 400 in a green-white-checkered finish at Richmond International Raceway, leaving a group of drivers with widely divergent emotions in his wake.
Eric Wood backed up his 2012 championship in the Loudon Road Race Series Middleweight Grand Prix by winning the 2013 opener in the class. The hotly contested race saw Shane Narbonne finish second and Scott Greenwood third.
Shaun Buffington ran in a familiar place on his way to winning the first NHMS legends race of the season. It was the two unfamiliar faces behind him that surprised in the 2013 opener.
Get ready for Richmond International Raceway's Toyota Owners 400 on Saturday night. The Granite Stripe has full coverage from the broadcast/podcast to fantasy selections to current power rankings.
Penalties have been handed down to the No. 20 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series team as a result of rule violations discovered in the post-race engine inspection April 23 at the NASCAR Research and Development Center.
At Speedway Motorsports, Inc., going green doesn’t just mean the drop of the flag, it is a companywide commitment to reducing material use, recycling materials, tires and oil, improving air and water quality and decreasing energy and water consumption.
NASCAR announced today that the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series will implement the group-based road course qualifying procedure used in NASCAR Nationwide and NASCAR Touring Series competition during its road-course events at Sonoma Raceway and Watkins Glen International
Matt Kenseth (20) won for the second time this season, but was it enough for him to move up into the top spot in the Magic Mile Power Rankings? And how far did last week's leader Kyle Busch fall?
Matt Kenseth likened his victory in the STP 400 to a game of musical chairs -- you had to be leading when the music stopped.
The Granite Stripe wants to get you prepared for this weekend's STP 400 at Kansas Speedway. Check out the broadcast, podcast, fantasy preview and debate the current power rankings.
Penalties have been handed down to three NASCAR Sprint Cup Series teams following last Saturday's race at Texas Motor Speedway. The No. 2, 22 and 56 all received punishment for inspection failures.
New England gets one of everything: one team in each major professional sports league; one NASCAR track; one style of clam chowder; one marathon; one city.
Kyle Busch won the race on Saturday night in Texas for his second victory in three weeks. But was it good enough to climb into the top spot in the Magic Mile Power Rankings?
The record book will say that Kyle Busch won the NRA 500 on Saturday night. If truth be known, Busch started the process on Friday afternoon and applied the coup de grace with 20 laps left on Saturday evening.
The Granite Stripe carries the storylines out of Martinsville in preparation for the NRA 500 at Texas Motor Speedway. Podcast, broadcast, power rankings and fantasy picks - take a look at the full preview.
Featuring high-performance hybrid and electric race cars, Dartmouth College’s 7th annual Formula Hybrid Competition will return to New Hampshire Motor Speedway from April 29-May 2. Founded and run by Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth, the competition features cars built by teams of undergraduate and graduate engineering students.
On Wednesday, Speedway Motorsports, Inc. Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board O. Bruton Smith was named one of five newcomers for the 25 nominees for the NASCAR Hall of Fame Class of 2014.
The Toyota Wheel & Deal Pre-Race Show at New Hampshire Motor Speedway is the largest interactive fan sweepstakes and pre-race show in New England sports history. This promotion will award $250,000 in prizes to fans during an interactive game show prior to the New Hampshire 300. Last day for entry is Monday, April 15 at 5 p.m.
In this past Sunday's race at Martinsville Speedway, Dale Earnhardt Jr. went for a spin, and when the field came back around as he was re-firing, race leader and teammate Jimmie Johnson pulled by him.
Leading 346 of 500 laps in Sunday's STP Gas Booster 500 at Martinsville Speedway, Johnson racked up his eighth NASCAR Sprint Cup Series win at the .526-mile short track and the 62nd win of his career.
After a break for Easter, NASCAR is back and the Granite Stripe has a full preview of the Sprint Cup Series as it heads to Martinsville Speedway.
The Granite Stripe takes a look at where the Sprint Cup Series drivers stand in the early going. Some have performed above expectations; some have picked up their success where they left off in 2012; some are starting to look a lap or two off the pace.
Whitney Doucet (above), 22, was named the overall winner, while a pair of Carolines - Burns (13) and Portu (18) - also earned spots to sing at one of this summer's NASCAR events at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
New Hampshire Motor Speedway officials are happy to see the snow melting and the track drying in time for a unique event that will drop the green flag on the 2013 season at the Magic Mile.
Mother Nature has forced New Hampshire Motor Speedway officials to cancel its annual FANtasy Drive Open House event. But fret not, the Magic Mile has set aside four dates for you to drive your personal vehicles on the racing surface.
Mark Martin will replace Denny Hamlin in the No. 11 Toyota during Hamlin’s recovery from a back injury, according to a news release provided by the Joe Gibbs Racing team Thursday.
Denny Hamlin, winner of last year's SYLVANIA 300 Chase race at the Magic Mile last September, will be out at least six weeks with a L1 compression fracture in his lower back.
Denny Hamlin and Joey Logano knocked each other off the race track on the final lap of Sunday's Auto Club 400 -- allowing Kyle Busch to steal the win -- but it was Tony Stewart who left Auto Club Speedway fighting mad.
The Granite Stripe recaps Bristol and looks ahead to Fontana, Calif., in the broadcast and podcast. It also gives five drivers to watch this weekend and provides some suggestions for the fantasy NASCAR roster.
Kasey Kahne checked Bristol Motor Speedway off his bucket list, winning for the first time in 19 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series attempts after a heated duel with Brad Keselowski.
A letter from New Hampshire Motor Speedway Exec. Vice President/General Manager Jerry Gappens on the new policy to make grandstand seating smoke-free and designate areas on the concourse for smoking.
The Granite Stripe is ready for the first short track race of the season. Check out the Broadcast, Podcast, Power Rankings and Fantasy Preview, and make sure you know it all before the green flag waves at Bristol Motor Speedway.
Fantasy has become reality at the Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock (CHaD). Today, young patients at the CHaD locations at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Manchester and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon were delivered Children’s Dream Racers.
Bring on the contestants. New Hampshire Motor Speedway officials announced that Dan Nelson, director of northeast promotion for RCA Records, will return to serve as the third and final celebrity judge for the annual Speedway Star singing competition on March 30.
Jimmie Johnson's reign atop the Magic Mile Power Rankings is over, for now, and there's a new pilot on the list who is hoping that his luck in Las Vegas was more than just a birthday present.
Matt Kenseth’s car was superb for the third time in three races this season. This time, the No. 20 team saw it pay off in the final standings. Kenseth piloted his Dollar General Toyota to a win Sunday in the Kobalt Tools 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
The Granite Stripe previews the Speedway Motorsports Inc.'s first race of the season, the Kobalt Tools 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Watch the broadcast, listen to the podcast and read the fantasy picks.
The new NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Gen-6 car prepares for its intermediate track debut as teams “rolled the dice” on various set ups during testing Thursday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
The number is 70 -- and no longer counting. As Denny Hamlin put it, Carl Edwards is “relevant again” after winning Sunday’s Subway Fresh Fit 500.
The Granite Stripe has a full preview of the Subway Fresh Fit 500 at Phoenix International Raceway. From the Broadcast to the Podcast to the Fantasy preview, the blog has everything to prepare for the second race of the season.
Jimmie Johnson pulled away from Brad Keselowski on a final restart with six laps remaining, then staved off the late charges of runner-up Dale Earnhardt Jr. and third-place Mark Martin to win the Great American Race.
The Granite Stripe, the official blog of New Hampshire Motor Speedway, has undergone a significant face lift in preparation for the 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season. GraniteStripe.com, which is named after the Magic Mile’s signature start/finish line, is expanding to reach across multiple digital platforms.
To steal a page from Danica’s “drive to do something different”, New Hampshire Motor Speedway recently rolled out a sweetheart of a deal for those wanting to see all the action in-person at the Magic Mile this July.
The Granite Stripe gives a full preview of the Great American Race with its video Broadcast, audio Podcast, fantasy preview and picks to win the Daytona 500.
Danica Patrick made NASCAR history today during Coors Light Pole qualifying for the Daytona 500, becoming the first female driver to win a pole at NASCAR’s top level – the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.
Today in the Expo Center at the Radisson Hotel, New Hampshire Motor Speedway officials unveiled the “Toyota Wheel and Deal Pre-Race Show,” which will transform this summer’s frontstretch and pre-race stage into the world’s largest game show.
The Speedway Star search begins, again. Magic Mile officials announced today that it will begin accepting entries for the fourth annual national anthem singing competition – from all New England area singers – today at 10 a.m.
New Hampshire Motor Speedway has renewed the “Fans of NHMS” fantasy auto racing league with the help of Yahoo! Sports. The group will return for a second year after a successful 2012 season.
Rusty Wallace’s ability as a driver is unquestioned. He won 55 times – ninth most in NASCAR premier series history – during two decades against rivals named Bodine, Earnhardt, Elliott, Gordon, Jarrett, Labonte, Martin, Richmond and Waltrip.
New Hampshire Motor Speedway is challenging its fans to get 500 people to sign up for a great deal on pre-race pit passes by February 6, 2013. If this goal is achieved, all participants will be given the opportunity to buy one, get one.
After 23 hours, the 51st Rolex 24 at Daytona came down to the final few minutes, and it was NASCAR’s own Juan Pablo Montoya who delivered on the 3.56-mile Daytona International Speedway road course.
Faretra, who was hired as the communications manager at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in May, is finally making the pilgrimage to NASCAR's annual media tour in North Carolina. Is it what he envisioned?
New Hampshire Motor Speedway officials announced today the entitlement sponsorship extension of OSRAM SYLVANIA, which will keep the SYLVANIA 300 on the Magic Mile marquee for another five years.
Danica Patrick may not be at the front of the field very often during her first full campaign in the Sprint Cup Series. But given the results of recent testing at Daytona International Speedway, it’s not outlandish to think that the rookie could start there.
NASCAR and Sprint confirmed that fans will have a direct impact on several competition elements of the newly titled The Sprint Unlimited At Daytona, the 75-lap non-points race that opens the season.
It started as a “Decem-beard”. Now we are fully into “Janu-hairy” and I am still sporting some serious scruff.
Jerry Gappens, executive vice president and general manager of New Hampshire Motor Speedway, officially announced David McGrath's promotion today.
NASCAR and HP today unveiled the new NASCAR Fan and Media Engagement Center presented by HP. This first-of-its-kind resource will enable NASCAR to better serve its industry, partners and fans.
New faces with new teams and new cars were on display during Day 1 of Preseason Thunder at Daytona, but one storyline dominated – the Gen-6 car is sleek and fast.
The deadline to renew tickets for the 2013 NASCAR season at New Hampshire Motor Speedway is only a few days away. Act before Jan. 15 to get exclusive discounted benefits.
New Hampshire Motor Speedway's Infield Care Center was given the "Above and Beyond Award" for its hard work, dedication and commitment throughout the 2012 season.
NHMS will get a tax break on future capital investments that could include repaving the raceway, a lighting system that would enable night racing and construction of a New England racing museum.
Anyone buying a season ticket to our July and September NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races – between December 18, 2012 and January 25, 2013 – will be entered for a chance to celebrate the start of the 2013 NASCAR season with NHMS.
NASCAR unveiled its new digital experience, officially launching its new platform today on NASCAR.com. Dynamic video, bold imagery and interactive graphics are some of the new highlights.