Fast Facts

New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Loudon, N.H.

Sunday, September 20, 2009

2:00 p.m. (EDT)

Sanctioning Body
NASCAR, Daytona Beach, Fla.

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series

300 laps, 317.4 miles

Total Posted Awards

2008 Event Winner
Greg Biffle, Dish Network Ford
Time of Race: 3 hours, 0 minutes, 34 seconds
Average Speed: 105.468 mph
Margin of Victory: 0.505 seconds over Jimmie Johnson

2008 Event Pole Sitter
Kyle Busch, M&M's Toyota
By Rule Book

Qualifying is scheduled for Friday, September 18 at 3:10 p.m. (EDT) and will be televised live on ESPN 2 at 3:00 p.m. (EDT), and broadcast live on Performance Racing Network (PRN) at 3:00 p.m. (EDT).  The better of two laps will determine a driver's official qualifying speed for the SYLVANIA 300.  Starting positions 1-42 will be determined by qualifying speeds, with the top 35 in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series owner standings guaranteed a starting position. The remainder of the 43-car field will be set as outlined by the event's official entry blank.

Performance Racing Network (PRN) will broadcast the race live to its affiliate radio stations beginning at 1:00 p.m. (EDT) on Sunday, September 20. PRN's broadcast can also be heard on Sirius NASCAR Radio channel 128.  ABC will televise the race live with coverage set to begin at 1:00 p.m. (EDT).

Canadian National Anthem
Denise Doucette

American National Anthem
Josh Turner

Tickets for all of the great NASCAR events on Friday, Saturday and Sunday are available online at or by calling the NHMS ticket hotline at (603) 783-4931.