MRN.com Weekend Preview
July 10, 2014 | 3:30 P.M. EST
The Loudon oval will host a number of races over the course of three days with Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series Camping World RV Sales 301 the main event, with a 1:16 p.m. (ET) green flag. (Photo: Getty Images)
The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series' first trip of the year to New Hampshire Motor Speedway headlines a busy racing schedule at "The Magic Mile" that includes the Nationwide Series, Whelen Modified Tour and K&N Pro Series East.
The Loudon oval will host a number of races over the course of three days with Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series Camping World RV Sales 301 the main event, with a 1:16 p.m. (ET) green flag. The race is the 19th of the 2014 season and comes before the only off-weekend remaining on the schedule.
Toyota drivers have won the last three races at NHMS with Brian Vickers and Matt Kenseth taking home the checkered flag last season.
Cup qualifying is slated for 4:40 p.m. on Friday with the Nationwide Series then taking center stage Saturday for the Sta-Green 200. Regan Smith has a 12-point lead over Elliott Sadler in the championship race. The green flag is set for approximately 3:45 p.m. Kyle Busch is the defending race winner.
Earlier on Saturday, the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour will be in action at New Hampshire for the running of the Sunoco 100. It will be the second Modified race of the weekend, with Friday's non-points Whelen All-Star Shootout also scheduled ... a 40-lap event split into two 20-lap segments with a partial field inversion at the halfway mark.
Also in action at New Hampshire is the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East, where Ben Rhodes will be seeking to tie Ricky Craven’s series record of five consecutive series wins. Friday’s race is scheduled to start at 6 p.m. (ET).
MRN.com will be trackside in New Hampshire all weekend to bring you breaking news, results, statistics, photos, audio and post-race analysis.
The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series travels to Iowa Speedway for Friday night’s American Ethanol 200 Presented by Enogen. Motor Racing Network will air live coverage, presented by Keystone Light, at 8 p.m. You can listen on your local radio affiliate or its website, and hear a live audio stream at www.mrn.com.
Motor Racing Network also will bring you live coverage of Sunday's Mobil 1 SportsCar Grand Prix Presented by Hawk Performance from Canadian Tire Motorsports Park at 1:45 p.m., with live streaming at MRN.com. It's the eighth round of the inaugural TUDOR United SportsCar Championship.
Also in action, the K&N Pro Series West heads to State Line Speedway in Post Falls, Idaho, on Saturday night. The legendary Eldora Speedway hosts the World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series on Friday, July 11 and Saturday, July 12 for the Knight Before the Kings Royal and the Kings Royal.
Stay with www.mrn.com all weekend for the latest racing news and information!