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Qualifying is scheduled to START at approx 4:40pm/et on Friday, September 19, 2014

THIS IS UNOFFICIAL but usually correct or darn close

  • July 2014 Pole Winner: #18-Kyle Busch, 138.130mph, finished 2nd

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

  • Track Qualifying Record: Kyle Busch, 138.130mph, 7/11/2014

  • 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: #2-Keselowski 138.421


  • Keselowski wins New Hampshire pole: #2-Brad Keselowski won the Coors Light pole for the Sylvania 300 Sprint Cup Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway with TRACK RECORD speed of 140.598mph for his 5th pole of 2014, 3rd at New Hampshire and 8th of his career.
    #1-McMurray is on the outside pole, followed by #4-Harvick, #11-Hamlin, #18-Busch, #48-Johnson, #22-Logano, #99-Edwards, #31-Newman, #42-Larson, #88-Earnhardt, Jr. and #55-Vickers.
    Missing the race were: none, only 43 cars entered.(9-19-2014)

  • Where the 2014 Sprint Cup Chase Drivers will start at New Hampshire:
    [listed by driver points position]
    1) #2-Brad Keselowski, 1st
    2) #24-Jeff Gordon, 13th
    3) #22-Joey Logano, 7th
    4) #4-Kevin Harvick, 3rd
    5) #88-Dale Earnhardt Jr., 11th
    6) #11-Denny Hamlin, 4th
    7) #18-Kyle Busch, 5th
    8) #48-Jimmie Johnson, 6th
    9) #41-Kurt Busch, 15th
    10) #20-Matt Kenseth, 16th
    11) #5-Kasey Kahne, 17th
    12) #99-Carl Edwards, 8th
    13) #31-Ryan Newman, 9th
    14) #47-A.J. Allmendinger, 27th
    15) #16-Greg Biffle, 26th
    16) #43-Aric Almirola, 21st
    (9-19-2014)

  • Qualifying Fast Facts - New Hampshire:
    Brad Keselowski won the Coors Light Pole Award for the 18th Annual SYLVANIA 300 with a lap of 27.090 seconds, 140.598 mph (a new track record). Previous track record was held by Kyle Busch (138.130 mph, 7/13/2014).
    This is his eighth pole in 189 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races.
    This is his fifth pole and 22nd top-10 start in 2014.
    This is his third pole in 11 races at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
    Jamie McMurray (second) posted his 11th top-10 start of 2014 and his fifth in 24 races at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
    Kevin Harvick (third) posted his 11th top-10 start at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. It is his 19th in 28 races this season.
    Kyle Larson (10th) was the fastest qualifying rookie.
    This is the 19th new track Qualifying record in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series in 2014.
    This is the eighth track Qualifying record for Ford in 2014.
    This is the fourth track Qualifying record for Brad Keselowski in 2014 - Phoenix, Dover, Kentucky and New Hampshire.
    (NASCAR Statistics)(9-19-2014)

  • First Round of Qualifying for the Sylvania 300 Sprint Cup Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway is over, after 30 minutes..
    #2-Keselowski 139.614
    #99-Edwards 139.588
    #42-Larson 139.409
    #11-Hamlin 139.374
    #48-Johnson 139.374
    the rest of the top 12: 55 4 22 18 1 31 88;
    out of the top 12 and not advancing to the final round: 24 15 41 20 5 10 17 9 43 3 27 51 13 16 47 14 34 40 26 78 83 38 23 33 36 7 98 83 77 66 32
    Driver who will miss the race: none.
    (9-19-2014)

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

  • Coverage of Qualifying for the Sylvania 300 Sprint Cup Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway is scheduled for Friday, September 19, 2014 at 4:40pm/et.
    Television (TV): FS1, 4:30pm/et
    Radio: Live online at Performance Racing Network (PRN)
    Scheduled Qualifying Re-Air: 3:00am/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: #2-Keselowski, 139.614mph, starts 1st
    Final Session: #2-Keselowski, 140.598mph, starts 1st on the pole

  • Rookie of the Year Candidates Qualifying Results:
    #42-Kyle Larson, starts 10th
    #3-Austin Dillon, 22nd
    #51-Justin Allgaier, 24th
    #26-Cole Whitt, 31st
    #23-Alex Bowman, 35th
    #7-Michael Annett, 38th
    #83-Ryan Truex, Did not race
    #30-Parker Kligerman, Did not race

  • Friday practice for the Sylvania 300 Sprint Cup Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway is over after 80 scheduled minutes, the top-five, slowest and notes:
    #2-Keselowski 138.421
    #1-McMurray 137.890
    #88-Earnhardt, Jr. 137.825
    #5-Kahne 137.661
    #42-Logano 137.631
    slowest: #32-Hill 131.674 & #66-Wallace 130.604.
    notes: If qualifying (4:35pm/et today on FS1) were to be cancelled or rained out, this practice would set the starting lineup. However, there is no rain in the forecast.
    See fastest speeds, laps run, best 10 consecutive lap average on the New Hampshire Practice 1 speeds page (pdf).(9-19-2014)

  • Race info at: Race Info Page

  • Event Entry List

  • Qualifying Rules

  • Past Champions Provisional

  • All Time Sprint Cup Pole Winners

  • 2014 Pole Winners / 2015 Sprint Unlimited


Starting Lineup
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
Sylvania 300
New Hampshire Motor Speedway
Provided by NASCAR Statistics

Starting
Position
Car# Driver Sponsor
Manu
Qualifying
Speed
(mph)
Qualifying
Time
(secs)
1 2 Brad Keselowski (PC2) Miller Lite Ford 140.598 27.09
2 1 Jamie McMurray Belkin/WEMO Chevy 140.437 27.121
3 4 Kevin Harvick Budweiser Designate a Driver Chevy 140.065 27.193
4 11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Ground Toyota 139.757 27.253
5 18 Kyle Busch M&M's Toyota 139.721 27.26
6 48 Jimmie Johnson (PC1) Lowe's Chevy 139.419 27.319
7 22 Joey Logano Shell Pennzoil Ford 139.241 27.354
8 99 Carl Edwards Aflac Ford 139.017 27.398
9 31 Ryan Newman Quicken Loans Chevy 138.946 27.412
10 42 Kyle Larson # Target Chevy 138.881 27.425
11 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Diet Mountain Dew Chevy 138.865 27.428
12 55 Brian Vickers Aaron's Dream Machine Toyota 138.759 27.449
13 24 Jeff Gordon (PC6) Drive to End Hunger Chevy 138.946 27.412
14 15 Clint Bowyer 5-Hour Energy Toyota 138.946 27.412
15 41 Kurt Busch (PC4) Haas Automation Chevy 138.941 27.413
16 20 Matt Kenseth (PC5) Dollar General Toyota 138.855 27.43
17 5 Kasey Kahne Time Warner Cable Chevy 138.825 27.436
18 10 Danica Patrick GoDaddy Chevy 138.779 27.445
19 17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. EcoPower Oil Ford 138.577 27.485
20 9 Marcos Ambrose Stanley Ford 138.527 27.495
21 43 Aric Almirola Smithfield Ford 138.512 27.498
22 3 Austin Dillon # Cheerios Chevy 138.492 27.502
23 27 Paul Menard Sylvania/Menards Chevy 138.472 27.506
24 51 Justin Allgaier # PlanBSales.com Chevy 138.291 27.542
25 13 Casey Mears Geico Chevy 138.21 27.558
26 16 Greg Biffle Ortho Ford 138.185 27.563
27 47 A.J. Allmendinger Bush's Beans Chevy 138.09 27.582
28 14 Tony Stewart (PC3) Code 3 Associates/Mobil 1 Chevy 137.621 27.676
29 34 David Ragan Taco Bell Ford 137.581 27.684
30 40 Landon Cassill(i) Snap Fitness Chevy 136.992 27.803
31 26 Cole Whitt # Rinnai Toyota 136.722 27.858
32 78 Martin Truex Jr. Furniture Row Chevy 136.697 27.863
33 93 Clay Rogers Iowa City Capital Partners Toyota 136.56 27.891
34 38 David Gilliland Clean Harbors Ford 136.184 27.968
35 23 Alex Bowman # Dr Pepper Toyota 136.077 27.99
36 33 David Stremme Little Joe's Autos Chevy 136.038 27.998
37-OP 36 Reed Sorenson American Muscle Driving Experience 135.825 28.042
38-OP 7 Michael Annett # Feed the Children/Golden Corral Chevy 135.704 28.067
39-OP 98 Josh Wise Phil Parsons Racing Chevy 135.246 28.162
40-OP 83 Travis Kvapil Burger King Toyota 135.026 28.208
41-OP 77 Corey Lajoie (i) Fochler Veterans Law Ford 134.558 28.306
42-OP 66 Mike Wallace (i) Royal Teak Collection Toyota 133.774 28.472
43-OP 32 Timmy Hill US Chrome Ford 133.110 28.614

GREEN = Driver in the Chase

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

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
Sylvania 300
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 2 Brad Keselowski (PC2) Miller Lite Ford 140.598 27.090 138.421 1 2.177 1
2 1 Jamie McMurray Belkin/WEMO Chevy 140.437 27.121 137.890 2 2.547 19
3 4 Kevin Harvick Budweiser Designate a Driver Chevy 140.065 27.193 137.061 15 3.004 4
4 11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Ground Toyota 139.757 27.253 137.126 13 2.631 6
5 18 Kyle Busch M&M's Toyota 139.721 27.260 137.274 12 2.447 7
6 48 Jimmie Johnson (PC1) Lowe's Chevy 139.419 27.319 135.699 29 3.720 8
7 22 Joey Logano Shell Pennzoil Ford 139.241 27.354 137.551 6 1.690 3
8 99 Carl Edwards Aflac Ford 139.017 27.398 137.532 7 1.485 12
9 31 Ryan Newman Quicken Loans Chevy 138.946 27.412 136.653 22 2.293 13
10 42 Kyle Larson # Target Chevy 138.881 27.425 137.631 5 1.250 17
11 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Diet Mountain Dew Chevy 138.865 27.428 137.825 3 1.040 5
12 55 Brian Vickers Aaron's Dream Machine Toyota 138.759 27.449 137.363 11 1.396 22


Qualifying Results
Qualifying Round 1
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
Sylvania 300
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 2 Brad Keselowski (PC2) Miller Lite Ford 139.614 27.281 138.421 1 1.193 1
2 99 Carl Edwards Aflac Ford 139.588 27.286 137.532 7 2.056 12
3 42 Kyle Larson # Target Chevy 139.409 27.321 137.631 5 1.778 17
4 11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Ground Toyota 139.374 27.328 137.126 13 2.248 6
5 48 Jimmie Johnson (PC1) Lowe's Chevy 139.374 27.328 135.699 29 3.675 8
6 55 Brian Vickers Aaron's Dream Machine Toyota 139.323 27.338 137.363 11 1.960 22
7 4 Kevin Harvick Budweiser Designate a Driver Chevy 139.302 27.342 137.061 15 2.241 4
8 22 Joey Logano Shell Pennzoil Ford 139.287 27.345 137.551 6 1.736 3
9 18 Kyle Busch M&M's Toyota 139.170 27.368 137.274 12 1.896 7
10 1 Jamie McMurray Belkin/WEMO Chevy 139.124 27.377 137.890 2 1.234 19
11 31 Ryan Newman Quicken Loans Chevy 138.992 27.403 136.653 22 2.339 13
12 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Diet Mountain Dew Chevy 138.987 27.404 137.825 3 1.162 5
13 24 Jeff Gordon (PC6) Drive to End Hunger Chevy 138.946 27.412 137.398 9 1.548 2
14 15 Clint Bowyer 5-Hour Energy Toyota 138.946 27.412 136.712 21 2.234 18
15 41 Kurt Busch (PC4) Haas Automation Chevy 138.941 27.413 137.076 14 1.865 9
16 20 Matt Kenseth (PC5) Dollar General Toyota 138.855 27.430 137.487 8 1.368 10
17 5 Kasey Kahne Time Warner Cable Chevy 138.825 27.436 137.661 4 1.164 11
18 10 Danica Patrick GoDaddy Chevy 138.779 27.445 136.248 25 2.531 28
19 17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. EcoPower Oil Ford 138.577 27.485 136.987 17 1.590 27
20 9 Marcos Ambrose Stanley Ford 138.527 27.495 136.457 23 2.070 23
21 43 Aric Almirola Smithfield Ford 138.512 27.498 136.213 26 2.299 16
22 3 Austin Dillon # Cheerios Chevy 138.492 27.502 136.160 27 2.332 20
23 27 Paul Menard Sylvania/Menards Chevy 138.472 27.506 136.801 18 1.671 21
24 51 Justin Allgaier # PlanBSales.com Chevy 138.291 27.542 135.680 30 2.611 29
25 13 Casey Mears Geico Chevy 138.210 27.558 136.746 19 1.464 25
26 16 Greg Biffle Ortho Ford 138.185 27.563 136.997 16 1.188 15
27 47 A.J. Allmendinger Bush's Beans Chevy 138.090 27.582 137.373 10 0.717 14
28 14 Tony Stewart (PC3) Code 3 Associates/Mobil 1 Chevy 137.621 27.676 136.443 24 1.178 24
29 34 David Ragan Taco Bell Ford 137.581 27.684 136.717 20 0.864 32
30 40 Landon Cassill(i) Snap Fitness Chevy 136.992 27.803 132.200 40 4.792 35
31 26 Cole Whitt # Rinnai Toyota 136.722 27.858 133.375 35 3.347 33
32 78 Martin Truex Jr. Furniture Row Chevy 136.697 27.863 135.830 28 0.867 26
33 93 Clay Rogers Iowa City Capital Partners Toyota 136.560 27.891 132.831 37 3.729 51
34 38 David Gilliland Clean Harbors Ford 136.184 27.968 134.739 31 1.445 30
35 23 Alex Bowman # Dr Pepper Toyota 136.077 27.990 134.701 32 1.376 37
36 33 David Stremme Little Joe's Autos Chevy 136.038 27.998 132.154 41 3.884 40
37 36 Reed Sorenson American Muscle Driving Experience Chevy 135.825 28.042 134.596 33 1.229 34
38 7 Michael Annett # Feed the Children/Golden Corral Chevy 135.704 28.067 133.152 36 2.552 31
39 98 Josh Wise Phil Parsons Racing Chevy 135.246 28.162 132.827 38 2.419 36
40 83 Travis Kvapil Burger King Toyota 135.026 28.208 133.717 34 1.309 41
41 77 Corey Lajoie (i) Fochler Veterans Law Ford 134.558 28.306 132.245 39 2.313 48
42 66 Mike Wallace (i) Royal Teak Collection Toyota 133.774 28.472 130.604 43 3.170 39
43 32 Timmy Hill US Chrome Ford 133.110 28.614 131.674 42 1.436 38

GREEN = Driver in the Chase

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

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
Sylvania 300
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 9 Marcos Ambrose Stanley Ford 23 27 136.457 23
2 11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Ground Toyota 6 27 137.126 13
3 77 Corey Lajoie (i) Fochler Veterans Law Ford 48 14 132.245 39
4 32 Timmy Hill US Chrome Ford 38 27 131.674 42
5 36 Reed Sorenson American Muscle Driving Experience Chevy 34 27 134.596 33
6 66 Mike Wallace (i) Royal Teak Collection Toyota 39 27 130.604 43
7 13 Casey Mears Geico Chevy 25 27 136.746 19
8 42 Kyle Larson # Target Chevy 17 27 137.631 5
9 4 Kevin Harvick Budweiser Designate a Driver Chevy 4 27 137.061 15
10 55 Brian Vickers Aaron's Dream Machine Toyota 22 27 137.363 11
11 48 Jimmie Johnson (PC1) Lowe's Chevy 8 27 135.699 29
12 43 Aric Almirola Smithfield Ford 16 27 136.213 26
13 41 Kurt Busch (PC4) Haas Automation Chevy 9 27 137.076 14
14 27 Paul Menard Sylvania/Menards Chevy 21 27 136.801 18
15 10 Danica Patrick GoDaddy Chevy 28 27 136.248 25
16 47 A.J. Allmendinger Bush's Beans Chevy 14 27 137.373 10
17 14 Tony Stewart (PC3) Code 3 Associates/Mobil 1 Chevy 24 27 136.443 24
18 99 Carl Edwards Aflac Ford 12 27 137.532 7
19 78 Martin Truex Jr. Furniture Row Chevy 26 27 135.830 28
20 38 David Gilliland Clean Harbors Ford 30 27 134.739 31
21 31 Ryan Newman Quicken Loans Chevy 13 27 136.653 22
22 40 Landon Cassill(i) Snap Fitness Chevy 35 27 132.200 40
23 17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. EcoPower Oil Ford 27 27 136.987 17
24 51 Justin Allgaier # PlanBSales.com Chevy 29 27 135.680 30
25 5 Kasey Kahne Time Warner Cable Chevy 11 27 137.661 4
26 24 Jeff Gordon (PC6) Drive to End Hunger Chevy 2 27 137.398 9
27 83 Travis Kvapil Burger King Toyota 41 27 133.717 34
28 18 Kyle Busch M&M's Toyota 7 27 137.274 12
29 34 David Ragan Taco Bell Ford 32 27 136.717 20
30 23 Alex Bowman # Dr Pepper Toyota 37 27 134.701 32
31 15 Clint Bowyer 5-Hour Energy Toyota 18 27 136.712 21
32 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Diet Mountain Dew Chevy 5 27 137.825 3
33 98 Josh Wise Phil Parsons Racing Chevy 36 27 132.827 38
34 22 Joey Logano Shell Pennzoil Ford 3 27 137.551 6
35 26 Cole Whitt # Rinnai Toyota 33 27 133.375 35
36 3 Austin Dillon # Cheerios Chevy 20 27 136.160 27
37 2 Brad Keselowski (PC2) Miller Lite Ford 1 27 138.421 1
38 33 David Stremme Little Joe's Autos Chevy 40 27 132.154 41
39 16 Greg Biffle Ortho Ford 15 27 136.997 16
40 1 Jamie McMurray Belkin/WEMO Chevy 19 27 137.890 2
41 20 Matt Kenseth (PC5) Dollar General Toyota 10 27 137.487 8
42 7 Michael Annett # Feed the Children/Golden Corral Chevy 31 27 133.152 36
43 93 Clay Rogers Iowa City Capital Partners Toyota 51 5 132.831 37

GREEN = Driver in the Chase

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

OP = made race via owners points / provisional, then starting spot set by speed

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 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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