RFK Weekly Advance | Loudon
NASCAR Cup Series Race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway
Sunday, July 17 | 3 p.m. ET
USA, PRN, SiriusXM Channel 90
- Brad Keselowski, No. 6 Kohler Generators Ford Mustang
- Chris Buescher, No. 17 Fastenal Ford Mustang
This weekend’s NCS event at New Hampshire is in the home territory of RFK’s co-owners, the Fenway Sports Group. FSG is based out of Boston, Massachusetts, and is located just 82 miles from New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
RFK has won in all three of NASCAR’s major touring series at New Hampshire, including seven times in the NCS and once each in Xfinity and the Truck Series. Jeff Burton drove the No. 99 to RFK’s first NCS win at Loudon back in 1997, while Greg Biffle earned the most recent win in 2008. Kurt Busch went to victory lane in 2000 in the trucks while Carl Edwards picked up the win in 2006 in Xfinity series action.
Four in a Row
RFK won at least one NCS race at New Hampshire in four consecutive seasons from 1997-2000, with former driver Burton taking the checkered flag on each occasion. In addition, RFK swept both races at New Hampshire in 2004 with former driver Busch.
Wicked Good Domination
Former RFK driver Burton posted one of the most dominating wins in NASCAR history at New Hampshire on Sept. 17, 2000, with Burton qualifying on the front row (second) and leading all 300 laps of the event en route to his fourth victory at the New England track. RFK has led over 100 laps in NCS action at New Hampshire on six different occasions, including leading over 150 laps four times and over 190 laps three times. All-in-all, RFK has led 1,557 laps at New Hampshire in the NCS.
Xfinity in ‘The Granite State’
RFK has started 45 NASCAR Xfinity Series races at New Hampshire, earning one win, nine top-fives and 19 top-10s. RFK’s lone victory came with former driver Edwards in the July 2006 event after starting ninth and leading 58 laps en route to the win.
RFK Loudon Wins
1997-1 Burton Cup
1998-1 Burton Cup
1999-1 Burton Cup
2000-2 Burton Cup
2004-1 Busch Cup
2004-2 Busch Cup
2008-2 Biffle Cup
2006 Edwards NXS
2000 Busch Truck
By the Numbers at Loudon
Race Win T5 T10 Pole Laps Led AvSt AvFn Miles
190 7 34 61 2 54466 1557 20.6 16.8 57625.0
45 1 9 19 0 8567 246 15.1 13.0 9063.8
28 1 10 18 0 5550 227 12.1 10.0 5871.9
263 9 53 98 2 68583 2030 18.7 15.3 72560.7