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Qualifying is scheduled to START at approx 4:40 pm/et on Friday, July 11, 2014

THIS IS UNOFFICIAL but usually correct or darn close

  • July 2013 Pole Winner: #2-Brad Keselowski, 135.922mph, finished 4th

  • September 2013 Pole Winner: #39-Ryan Newman, 136.497mph, finished 16th

  • Track Qualifying Record: Ryan Newman, 136.497mph, 9/20/2013

  • Oldest Pole Winner: Bill Elliott, 46 years, 9 months, 13 days, 7/21/2002

  • Youngest Pole Winner: Brian Vickers, 21 years, 8 months, 23 days, 7/17/2005

  • Worst Starting Spot to Win: Jeff Burton, started 38th [provisional], 7/1999

  • Fastest First Practice Speed: #48-Johnson, 135.313 mph


  • Kyle Busch wins New Hampshire pole: #18-Kyle Busch won the Coors Light pole for the Camping World RV Sales 301 Sprint Cup Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway with a track record speed of 138.130mph for his 2nd pole of 2013, 2nd at New Hampshire and 15th of his career. The old record was 136.497mph, set last September by Ryan Newman. Kenseth has won three races from the pole out of 14 previous poles.
    It was the 13th time this season in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series that the new group-style knockout qualifying has produced a new track record.
    #48-Johnson is on the outside pole, followed by #11-Hamlin, #14-Stewart, #1-McMurray, #22-Logano, #2-Keselowsi, #15-Bowyer, #78-Truex Jr., #5-Kahne, #24-Gordon and #4-Harvick.
    Missing the race were: none, only 43 cars entered.(7-11-2014)

  • Qualifying Fast Facts - New Hampshire:
    #18-Kyle Busch won the Coors Light Pole Award for the 22nd Annual Camping World RV Sales 301 with a track qualifying record lap of 27.574 seconds, 138.130 mph. Ryan Newman held the previous track qualifying record (136.497 mph/27.904 seconds), set in September 2013.
    This is the 13th track qualifying record set in 2014.
    This is Busch's 15th pole in 348 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races.
    This is his second pole and eighth top-10 start in 2014.
    This is his second pole in 19 races at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
    #48-Jimmie Johnson (second) posted his 10th top-10 start of 2014 and his 15th in 25 races at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
    #11-Denny Hamlin (third) posted his seventh top-10 start at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. It is his 10th in 18 races this season.(NASCAR Statistics)(7-11-2014)

  • First Round of Qualifying for the Camping World RV Sales 301 Sprint Cup Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway is over, after 30 minutes. .
    #11-Hamlin 137.195
    #22-Logano 137.126 #2-Keselowski 137.052 #18-Busch 136.909
    #48-Johnson 136.869
    the rest of the top 12: 78 15 24 4 14 1 5;
    out of the top 12 and not advancing to the final round: 42 99 27 20 55 41 43 47 9 17 3 31 51 34 16 88 66 10 13 98 38 40 26 23 36 83 7 32 93 87 33
    Driver who will miss the race: none, only 43 cars entered.
    (7-11-2014)

  • For the 2014 group qualifying rules and starting procedures, see the Qualifying Rules page

  • Coverage of Qualifying for the Camping World RV Sales 301 Sprint Cup Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway is scheduled for Friday, July 11, 2014 at 4:40 pm/et.
    Television (TV): FS1, 4:30pm/et
    Radio: Live online at Performance Racing Network (PRN)
    Scheduled Qualifying Re-Air: at 4:30am/et on FS1; Sunday, July 13 at 6:30am/et on FS2; and 9:30am/et on FS1.

  • Qualifying Progression:
    driver that was fastest after the first session, the second session and the pole winner from the final session of group qualifying.
    First Session: #11-Hamlin, 137.195mph, starts 3rd
    Final Session: #18-Busch, 138.130mph, starts 1st on the pole

  • Rookie of the Year Candidates Qualifying Results:
    #3-Austin Dillon, starts 23rd
    #7-Michael Annett, 39th
    #23-Alex Bowman, 36th
    #26-Cole Whitt, 35th
    #30-Parker Kligerman, Did not race
    #42-Kyle Larson, 13th
    #51-Justin Allgaier, 25th
    #83-Ryan Truex, 38th

  • Friday Practice for the Camping World RV Sales 301 Sprint Cup Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway is over, after 90 scheduled minutes, the top-five, slowest and notes:
    #48-Johnson 135.313
    #42-Larson 135.212
    #24-Gordon 135.164
    #4-Harvick 135.131
    #1-McMurray 135.121
    slowest: #33-Shepherd 125.674 and #87-Hill 126.990
    notes: #22-Logano incurred a flat tire and hit the wall, the team pulled out a backup car. #44-Yeley has withdrawn and Mike Bliss is in the #93 Toyota, a 4th BK Racing car. This practice would set the starting lineup if qualifying is canceled, but no rain in the forecast today. Track record is 136.497mph, set last September by Ryan Newman.
    See fastest speeds, laps run and best 10 consecutive lap ave on the Friday New Hampshire Practice Speeds page (pdf).(7-11-2014)

  • Race info at: Race Info Page

  • Event Entry List

  • Qualifying Rules

  • Past Champions Provisional

  • All Time Sprint Cup Pole Winners


Starting Lineup
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
Camping World RV Sales 301
New Hampshire Motor Speedway
Provided by NASCAR Statistics

Starting
Position
Car# Driver Sponsor
Manu
Qualifying
Speed
(mph)
Qualifying
Time
(secs)
1 18 Kyle Busch Interstate Batteries Toyota 138.130 27.574
2 48 Jimmie Johnson (PC1) Lowe's Chevy 137.790 27.642
3 11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Freight Toyota 137.081 27.785
4 14 Tony Stewart (PC3) Mobil 1 Chevy 137.076 27.786
5 1 Jamie McMurray McDonald's Chevy 137.017 27.798
6 22 Joey Logano AutoTrader.com Ford 136.815 27.839
7 2 Brad Keselowski (PC2) Redd's Ford 136.805 27.841
8 15 Clint Bowyer 5-Hour Energy Toyota 136.702 27.862
9 78 Martin Truex Jr. Furniture Row Chevy 136.629 27.877
10 5 Kasey Kahne Great Clips/Shark Week Chevy 136.174 27.970
11 24 Jeff Gordon (PC6) Drive to End Hunger Chevy 136.058 27.994
12 4 Kevin Harvick Budweiser Chevy 135.912 28.024
13 42 Kyle Larson # Target Chevy 136.384 27.927
14 99 Carl Edwards Fastenal Ford 136.296 27.945
15 20 Matt Kenseth (PC5) Dollar General Toyota 136.257 27.953
16 27 Paul Menard Duracell/Menards Chevy 136.257 27.953
17 55 Brian Vickers Aaron's Dream Machine Toyota 136.223 27.960
18 41 Kurt Busch (PC4) Haas Automation Chevy 136.184 27.968
19 43 Aric Almirola Charter Ford 136.170 27.971
20 47 AJ Allmendinger Kingsford Charcoal Chevy 136.150 27.975
21 9 Marcos Ambrose DeWalt Ford 136.116 27.982
22 17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Wegmans/Cargill Ford 135.922 28.022
23 3 Austin Dillon # Dow Chevy 135.820 28.043
24 31 Ryan Newman Caterpillar Chevy 135.718 28.064
25 51 Justin Allgaier # AccuDoc Solutions Chevy 135.487 28.112
26 34 David Ragan Taco Bell Ford 135.385 28.133
27 16 Greg Biffle NESN 30th Anniversary Ford 135.304 28.150
28 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. National Guard Chevy 135.217 28.168
29 10 Danica Patrick GoDaddy Chevy 135.117 28.189
30 66 Jeff Burton Toyota Let's Go Places Toyota 135.117 28.189
31 13 Casey Mears GEICO Chevy 134.667 28.283
32 98 Josh Wise Phil Parsons Racing Chevy 134.435 28.332
33 38 David Gilliland Long John Silver's Ford 134.288 28.363
34 40 Landon Cassill(i) Newtown Building Supplies Chevy 133.614 28.506
35 26 Cole Whitt # TapOut Muscle Recovery Toyota 133.576 28.514
36 23 Alex Bowman # Dr Pepper Toyota 133.254 28.583
37-OP 36 Reed Sorenson Chevy 133.217 28.591
38-OP 83 Ryan Truex Burger King Toyota 132.177 28.816
39-OP 7 Michael Annett # Pilot/Flying J Chevy 131.719 28.916
40-OP 32 Eddie MacDonald tryandrozene.com Ford 131.560 28.951
41-OP 93 Mike Bliss(i) Dr Pepper Toyota 130.779 29.124
42-OP 87 Timmy Hill Toyota 129.379 29.439
43-OP 33 Morgan Shepherd(i) Thunder Coal Chevy 127.885 29.783

Speeds in GREEN faster then the old track record

PC1 = is the first past champ eligible, PC2 is the 2nd...and so on if more

# Sunoco Rookie of the Year candidate

(i) = driver not running for 2014 Sprint Cup Series Championship Drivers Points

Starting Lineup (pdf)


Qualifying Results
Qualifying Round 2
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
Camping World RV Sales 301
New Hampshire Motor Speedway
Provided by NASCAR Statistics

Rank Car# Driver Manu Qualifying
Speed
(mph)
Qualifying
Time
(secs)
Practice
Speed
Practice
Speed
Rank
Difference from
practice speed
Owners
Points
Rank
1 18 Kyle Busch Interstate Batteries Toyota 138.130 27.574 134.696 10 3.434 9
2 48 Jimmie Johnson (PC1) Lowe's Chevy 137.790 27.642 135.313 1 2.477 3
3 11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Freight Toyota 137.081 27.785 134.577 14 2.504 10
4 14 Tony Stewart (PC3) Mobil 1 Chevy 137.076 27.786 134.250 21 2.826 20
5 1 Jamie McMurray McDonald's Chevy 137.017 27.798 135.131 4 1.886 22
6 22 Joey Logano AutoTrader.com Ford 136.815 27.839 134.648 11 2.167 6
7 2 Brad Keselowski (PC2) Redd's Ford 136.805 27.841 134.782 7 2.023 4
8 15 Clint Bowyer 5-Hour Energy Toyota 136.702 27.862 134.939 6 1.763 13
9 78 Martin Truex Jr. Furniture Row Chevy 136.629 27.877 133.943 24 2.686 26
10 5 Kasey Kahne Great Clips/Shark Week Chevy 136.174 27.970 134.734 9 1.440 18
11 24 Jeff Gordon (PC6) Drive to End Hunger Chevy 136.058 27.994 135.164 3 0.894 1
12 4 Kevin Harvick Budweiser Chevy 135.912 28.024 135.131 5 0.781 12


Qualifying Results
Round 1
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
Camping World RV Sales 301
New Hampshire Motor Speedway
Provided by NASCAR Statistics

Rank Car# Driver Manu Qualifying
Speed
(mph)
Qualifying
Time
(secs)
Practice
Speed
Practice
Speed
Rank
Difference from
practice speed
Owners
Points
Rank
1 11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Freight Toyota 137.195 27.762 134.577 14 2.618 10
2 22 Joey Logano AutoTrader.com Ford 137.126 27.776 134.648 11 2.478 6
3 2 Brad Keselowski (PC2) Redd's Ford 137.052 27.791 134.782 7 2.270 4
4 18 Kyle Busch Interstate Batteries Toyota 136.909 27.820 134.696 10 2.213 9
5 48 Jimmie Johnson (PC1) Lowe's Chevy 136.869 27.828 135.313 1 1.556 3
6 78 Martin Truex Jr. Furniture Row Chevy 136.707 27.861 133.943 24 2.764 26
7 15 Clint Bowyer 5-Hour Energy Toyota 136.663 27.870 134.939 6 1.724 13
8 24 Jeff Gordon (PC6) Drive to End Hunger Chevy 136.614 27.880 135.164 3 1.450 1
9 4 Kevin Harvick Budweiser Chevy 136.594 27.884 135.131 5 1.463 12
10 14 Tony Stewart (PC3) Mobil 1 Chevy 136.550 27.893 134.250 21 2.300 20
11 1 Jamie McMurray McDonald's Chevy 136.516 27.900 135.131 4 1.385 22
12 5 Kasey Kahne Great Clips/Shark Week Chevy 136.467 27.910 134.734 9 1.733 18
didn't advance to round / final round
13 42 Kyle Larson # Target Chevy 136.384 27.927 135.212 2 1.172 17
14 99 Carl Edwards Fastenal Ford 136.296 27.945 133.403 28 2.893 7
15 20 Matt Kenseth (PC5) Dollar General Toyota 136.257 27.953 133.981 22 2.276 5
16 27 Paul Menard Duracell/Menards Chevy 136.257 27.953 134.625 12 1.632 11
17 55 Brian Vickers Aaron's Dream Machine Toyota 136.223 27.960 134.758 8 1.465 16
18 41 Kurt Busch (PC4) Haas Automation Chevy 136.184 27.968 134.363 19 1.821 24
19 43 Aric Almirola Charter Ford 136.170 27.971 134.359 20 1.811 21
20 47 AJ Allmendinger Kingsford Charcoal Chevy 136.150 27.975 134.492 17 1.658 25
21 9 Marcos Ambrose DeWalt Ford 136.116 27.982 134.378 18 1.738 19
22 17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Wegmans/Cargill Ford 135.922 28.022 133.962 23 1.960 28
23 3 Austin Dillon # Dow Chevy 135.820 28.043 134.511 15 1.309 14
24 31 Ryan Newman Caterpillar Chevy 135.718 28.064 134.506 16 1.212 8
25 51 Justin Allgaier # AccuDoc Solutions Chevy 135.487 28.112 133.600 26 1.887 29
26 34 David Ragan Taco Bell Ford 135.385 28.133 133.553 27 1.832 34
27 16 Greg Biffle NESN 30th Anniversary Ford 135.304 28.150 132.674 32 2.630 15
28 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. National Guard Chevy 135.217 28.168 134.606 13 0.611 2
29 10 Danica Patrick GoDaddy Chevy 135.117 28.189 133.605 25 1.512 27
30 66 Jeff Burton Toyota Let's Go Places Toyota 135.117 28.189 133.375 29 1.742 39
31 13 Casey Mears GEICO Chevy 134.667 28.283 130.792 38 3.875 23
32 98 Josh Wise Phil Parsons Racing Chevy 134.435 28.332 132.577 33 1.858 38
33 38 David Gilliland Long John Silver's Ford 134.288 28.363 132.789 30 1.499 31
34 40 Landon Cassill(i) Newtown Building Supplies Chevy 133.614 28.506 129.450 39 4.164 33
35 26 Cole Whitt # TapOut Muscle Recovery Toyota 133.576 28.514 132.131 34 1.445 32
36 23 Alex Bowman # Dr Pepper Toyota 133.254 28.583 132.743 31 0.511 36
37 36 Reed Sorenson Chevy 133.217 28.591 131.410 37 1.807 35
38 83 Ryan Truex # Burger King Toyota 132.177 28.816 131.578 36 0.599 41
39 7 Michael Annett # Pilot/Flying J Chevy 131.719 28.916 131.587 35 0.132 30
40 32 Eddie MacDonald tryandrozene.com Ford 131.560 28.951 128.580 40 2.980 37
41 93 Mike Bliss(i) Dr Pepper Toyota 130.779 29.124 127.538 41 3.241 50
42 87 Timmy Hill Toyota 129.379 29.439 126.990 42 2.389 49
43 33 Morgan Shepherd(i) Thunder Coal Chevy 127.885 29.783 125.674 43 2.211 40

RED = Needs to qualify by speed, not eligible for a regular provisional, no owners points or too deeply ranked in owners points

BLUE = Eligible for a Past Champions Provisional

PC1 = is the first past champ eligible, PC2 is the 2nd...and so on if more

# Sunoco Rookie of the Year candidate

(i) = driver not running for 2014 Sprint Cup Series Championship Drivers Points

Ties are broken as follows:
1) Owners Points
2) Best finishes, most wins, 2nds, 3rds and so on until the tie is broken
3) If tie still remains, then the team with the highest position first breaks the tie
(so if two are ties, both have a win, then the team who won first gets the spot)

Qualifying Results (pdf)


Qualifying Order
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
Camping World RV Sales 301
New Hampshire Motor Speedway
Provided by NASCAR Statistics

Sched
Qual
Pos
Car# Driver Sponsor/
Manu
Owners
Points
Rank
Owners
Race
Attempts
First
Practice
Speed
Practice
Speed
Rank
1 98 Josh Wise Phil Parsons Racing Chevy 38 18 132.577 33
2 32 Eddie MacDonald tryandrozene.com Ford 37 18 128.580 40
3 83 Ryan Truex # Burger King Toyota 41 18 131.578 36
4 55 Brian Vickers Aaron's Dream Machine Toyota 16 18 134.758 8
5 78 Martin Truex Jr. Furniture Row Chevy 26 18 133.943 24
6 31 Ryan Newman Caterpillar Chevy 8 18 134.506 16
7 42 Kyle Larson # Target Chevy 17 18 135.212 2
8 23 Alex Bowman # Dr Pepper Toyota 36 18 132.743 31
9 40 Landon Cassill(i) Newtown Building Supplies Chevy 33 18 129.450 39
10 93 Mike Bliss(i) Dr Pepper Toyota 50 2 127.538 41
11 27 Paul Menard Duracell/Menards Chevy 11 18 134.625 12
12 36 Reed Sorenson Chevy 35 18 131.410 37
13 34 David Ragan Taco Bell Ford 34 18 133.553 27
14 14 Tony Stewart (PC3) Mobil 1 Chevy 20 18 134.250 21
15 16 Greg Biffle NESN 30th Anniversary Ford 15 18 132.674 32
16 22 Joey Logano AutoTrader.com Ford 6 18 134.648 11
17 9 Marcos Ambrose DeWalt Ford 19 18 134.378 18
18 1 Jamie McMurray McDonald's Chevy 22 18 135.131 4
19 17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Wegmans/Cargill Ford 28 18 133.962 23
20 33 Morgan Shepherd(i) Thunder Coal Chevy 40 18 125.674 43
21 2 Brad Keselowski (PC2) Redd's Ford 4 18 134.782 7
22 3 Austin Dillon # Dow Chevy 14 18 134.511 15
23 38 David Gilliland Long John Silver's Ford 31 18 132.789 30
24 15 Clint Bowyer 5-Hour Energy Toyota 13 18 134.939 6
25 5 Kasey Kahne Great Clips/Shark Week Chevy 18 18 134.734 9
26 41 Kurt Busch (PC4) Haas Automation Chevy 24 18 134.363 19
27 51 Justin Allgaier # AccuDoc Solutions Chevy 29 18 133.600 26
28 99 Carl Edwards Fastenal Ford 7 18 133.403 28
29 13 Casey Mears GEICO Chevy 23 18 130.792 38
30 66 Jeff Burton Toyota Let's Go Places Toyota 39 18 133.375 29
31 10 Danica Patrick GoDaddy Chevy 27 18 133.605 25
32 24 Jeff Gordon (PC6) Drive to End Hunger Chevy 1 18 135.164 3
33 18 Kyle Busch Interstate Batteries Toyota 9 18 134.696 10
34 48 Jimmie Johnson (PC1) Lowe's Chevy 3 18 135.313 1
35 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. National Guard Chevy 2 18 134.606 13
36 43 Aric Almirola Charter Ford 21 18 134.359 20
37 26 Cole Whitt # TapOut Muscle Recovery Toyota 32 18 132.131 34
38 11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Freight Toyota 10 18 134.577 14
39 4 Kevin Harvick Budweiser Chevy 12 18 135.131 5
40 47 AJ Allmendinger Kingsford Charcoal Chevy 25 18 134.492 17
41 7 Michael Annett # Pilot/Flying J Chevy 30 18 131.587 35
42 87 Timmy Hill Toyota 49 4 126.990 42
43 20 Matt Kenseth (PC5) Dollar General Toyota 5 18 133.981 22

RED = Needs to qualify by speed, not eligible for a regular provisional, no owners points or too deeply ranked in owners points

BLUE = Eligible for a Past Champions Provisional

PC1 = is the first past champ eligible, PC2 is the 2nd...and so on if more

# Sunoco Rookie of the Year candidate

(i) = driver not running for 2014 Sprint Cup Series Championship Drivers Points

Qualifying Order (pdf)


  • For the new 2014 group qualifying rules and starting procedures, see the Qualifying Rules page

  • Qualifying order is by a random draw. Someone from the team draws a bingo like ball just before the first practice of the event.

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