Winless NASCAR drivers bought a glimmer of hope of creating the playoffs final week in Atlanta after Kurt Busch grew to become simply the twelfth race winner of the 2021 season — and first first-time winner since Chase Elliott received the Circuit of the Americas on Might 23.
The Foxwoods Resort On line casino 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway presents the chance for a thirteenth distinctive winner to earn what ought to be an automated berth within the playoffs; however NASCAR hasn’t seen consecutive first-time winners this season since Brad Keselowski and Kyle Busch received at Talladega and Kansas on April 25 and Might 2, respectively.
That stated, there are 5 extra races, Sunday’s included, to fill out 4 extra winners for the 16-car playoffs. Each winless driver from right here on out may have even better strain to make the playoffs, with time dwindling earlier than the beginning of the postseason.
Denny Hamlin is the likeliest amongst that bunch to earn his first win on Sunday. The regular-season factors chief — he has 10 factors greater than four-time winner Kyle Larson — nonetheless hasn’t received a race this season, regardless of 11 top-five finishes and 14 within the high 10. However he has loved success on the NHMS, together with three wins and 6 runner-up finishes.
Sporting Information is monitoring dwell updates and lap-by-lap highlights from NASCAR’s race at New Hampshire on Sunday. Observe for full outcomes from the 301-lap, 318-mile Foxwoods Resort On line casino 301.
NASCAR at New Hampshire dwell updates, highlights from Foxwoods Resort On line casino 301
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3:23 p.m.: And there is the inexperienced flag!
3:15 p.m.: Reminder: Stage 1 is 75 laps, Stage 2 is 110 laps (ending at Lap 185) and the ultimate stage is 116 laps, ending on Lap 301.
3:11 p.m.: The cutest “Begin your engines” ever?
2:26 p.m: For anybody curious concerning the lobster trophy at NHMS:
“We do not need a plastic trophy. We wish to actually present New England.”
— NASCAR on NBC (@NASCARonNBC) July 18, 2021
2:24 p.m.: Uh-oh. Michael McDowell, Quin Houff, Corey LaJoie, Ryan Preece and BJ McLeod are all despatched to the rear of the beginning lineup for failing pre-race inspections.
NASCAR begin time right now
- Time: 3 p.m. ET (TV time)
- TV channel: NBCSN (TSN in Canada)
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The inexperienced flag for Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Sequence race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway is scheduled to drop at 3:18 p.m. ET.
NBCSN’s programming will start at 2:30 p.m. with the “Countdown to Inexperienced” prerace present, adopted by race protection starting at 3 p.m. ET. Dale Earnhardt Jr., Jeff Burton and Steve Letarte will name the race and supply evaluation. Marty Snider and Dillon Welch would be the pit reporters.
NASCAR beginning lineup at New Hampshire
Right here is the whole beginning lineup for Sunday’s race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, the Foxwoods On line casino Resort 301.
|Begin pos.||Driver||Automobile No.||Group|
|1||Kyle Busch||18||Joe Gibbs Racing|
|2||Martin Truex Jr.||19||Joe Gibbs Racing|
|3||Chase Elliott||9||Hendrick Motorsports|
|4||Kurt Busch||1||Chip Ganassi Racing|
|5||Alex Bowman||48||Hendrick Motorsports|
|6||Denny Hamlin||11||Joe Gibbs Racing|
|7||Ryan Blaney||12||Group Penske|
|8||Tyler Reddick||8||Richard Childress Racing|
|9||Christopher Bell||20||Joe Gibbs Racing|
|10||Kyle Larson||5||Hendrick Motorsports|
|11||Brad Keselowski||2||Group Penske|
|12||Kevin Harvick||4||Stewart-Haas Racing|
|13||Austin Dillon||3||Richard Childress Racing|
|14||Matt DiBenedetto||21||Wooden Brothers Racing|
|15||Joey Logano||22||Group Penske|
|16||William Byron||24||Hendrick Motorsports|
|17||Chris Buescher||17||Roush Fenway Racing|
|18||Bubba Wallace||23||23XI Racing|
|19||Chase Briscoe||14||Stewart-Haas Racing|
|20||Ross Chastain||42||Chip Ganassi Racing|
|21||Cole Custer||41||Stewart-Haas Racing|
|22||Aric Almirola||10||Stewart-Haas Racing|
|23||Michael McDowell||34||Entrance Row Motorsports|
|24||Erik Jones||43||Richard Petty Motorsports|
|25||Ryan Preece||37||JTG Daugherty Racing|
|26||Corey LaJoie||7||Spire Motorsports|
|27||Anthony Alfredo||38||Entrance Row Motorsports|
|28||Ryan Newman||6||Roush Fenway Racing|
|29||Ricky Stenhouse Jr.||47||JTG Daugherty Racing|
|30||Justin Haley||77||Spire Motorsports|
|31||Daniel Suarez||99||Trackhouse Racing Group|
|32||BJ McLeod||78||Stay Quick Motorsports|
|33||Garrett Smithley||53||Rick Ware Racing|
|34||Cody Ware||51||Petty Ware Racing|
|35||Josh Bilicki||52||Rick Ware Racing|
|36||Quin Houff||00||StarCom Racing|
|37||James Davison||15||Rick Ware Racing|