Race fans get ready the top-12 Chase contenders are set and NASCAR’s playoffs are headed to New Hampshire Motor Speedway in just a few days.

Ten drivers Jimmie Johnson, Jeff Gordon, Kyle Busch, Carl Edwards, Tony Stewart, Jeff Burton, Matt Kenseth, Kurt Busch, Kevin Harvick and Denny Hamlin already clinched berths in the Chase going into the Richmond race. It was the two drivers on the outside looking in who headlined the night.

Greg Biffle and Clint Bowyer raced their way into the Chase to round out the final top-12. Bowyer remained in the top-10 the entire night while Biffle struggled early on and finished in the 32nd position.    

The cars and the stars of NASCAR will make their way for the second New England trip of the 2010 season beginning on Thursday with practice and qualifying for the K&N Pro Series East New Hampshire 125 and the Whelen Modified Tour F.W. Webb 100.

Friday brings qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and the New Hampshire 125 K&N Pro Series East race.

Saturday’s thrilling triple header includes the Whelen Modified Tour F.W. Webb 100, the Camping World Truck Series TheRaceDayRaffleSeries.com 175, and the American-Canadian Tour Invitational.

Finally the Sprint Cup Series drivers will take on “The Magic Mile” during the SYLVANIA 300 in the first race in the “Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup.” 

Purchase your tickets now for the SYLVANIA 300 weekend by visiting us online at www.nhms.com or by calling our ticket hotline at (603) 783-4931.