New Hampshire Motor Speedway Race Results from September 24, 2017 featuring the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series
Today, it’s round 2 of the NASCAR playoff’s. The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series unloads in Loudon, New Hampshire.
View full 2017 New Hampshire results below.
This is a different NHMS. Sticky stuff has been applied to lane 1 and lane 3. The PJ1 was re-applied this morning to keep it fresh.
It’s an all Kyle front row, Toyota and Chevrolet. Kyle Busch and Kyle Larson lead the field to the start.
Green flag, Kyle Busch gets the jump on the high side. Kyle Larson fades, he’s sliding off the corner. Larson falls to 4th.
Lap 41, Martin Truex Jr traces Kyle Busch in the 3rd groove of turn 3. Kyle Busch drifts up, he’s jumped over the PJ1 trackbite. Truex Jr dives to the bottom, catches the bottom lane of trackbite and drives to the lead.
Martin Truex Jr drives away. Martin truex Jr wins stage 1 by 2.3 seconds.
Stage 1 Results: 1. Martin Truex Jr; 2. Kyle Larson; 3. Kyle Busch; 4. Erik Jones; 5. Ryan Blaney; 6. Matt Kenseth; 7. Brad Keselowski; 8. Jimmie Johnson; 9. Denny Hamlin; 10. Kevin Harvick;
Tires are important here. $ tires all around. Martin Truex Jr, first on, first off.
Green flag on stage 2, Martin Truex Jr holds the lead on the high side. Larson is sliding again but thus far he holds his position.
20 to go in stage 2, Kyle Busch is running down Martin Truex Jr.
At the same time, Jimmie Johnson and Denny Hamlin are racing each other hard. Denny Hamlin radio, “He’s going to get wrecked.” As Jimmie Johnson runs the top and cuts down the banking on exit.
Drivers are starting to search around. The trackbite is wearing off in their primary grooves.
3 to go, Martin Truex Jr is deep in lapped traffic.
1 to go, Big crash down the back stretch! Kevin Harvick is turned around. He’s parked sideways on the track. Martin Truex Jr is caught up in it, as is Kurt Busch, Dale Earnahrdt Jr and more.
Austin Dillon tagged Kevin Harvick off turn 2. Harvick looped and stepped on the gas to avoid the inside wall. Smoke filled the air, driver’s couldn’t see a thing. Martin Truex Jr and Dale Earnhardt Jr both backed into each other as they tried to get going.
“He just turned us,” Keven Harvick told PRN.
Meanwhile, Kyle Busch barely got through. He’s going to win this stage!
Stage 2 Results: 1. Kyle Busch; 2. Erik Jones; 3. Kyle Larson’ 4. Jimmie Johnson; 5. Ryan Blaney; 6. Clint Bowyer; 7. Joey Logano; 8. Chase Elliott; 9. Kasey Kahne; 10. Daniel Suarez;
Kyle Busch and Erik Jones will lead the field to green. Green, Kyle Busch gets the jump.
Lap 179, Martin Truex Jr is climbing back through the field. With a dent on his left rear, he runs 12th. Kyle Busch continues to lead.
78 to go, caution. The field hits pit road. Green, Kyle Busch gets the jump. Kyle Larson slots into 2nd. Martin truex Jr runs 8th.
37 to go, Kasey Kahne has stopped on track in turn 4. He thought he had a flat tire. Broken suspension.
Green, Kyle Larson and Martin Truex Jr are on the front row. Truex goes way up the banking, 4 wide and on the outside. Caution. Spin behind them.
Green, Martin Truex Jr pulls in behind Kyle Busch before turn 1. Caution. Another spinner at the back.
21 to go. Green, Kyle Busch gets the jump. Kyle Larson to 2nd. Martin Truex Jr is fighting off Matt Kenseth for 3rd.
At the front. Kyle Busch is driving away. He wins at New Hampshire Motor Speedway!
New Hampshire Race Results
September 24, 2017
NASCAR Cup Series
1. Kyle Busch
2. Kyle Larson
3. Matt Kenseth
4. Brad Keselowski
5. Martin Truex Jr
6. Erik Jones
7. Clint Bowyer
8. Daniel Suarez
9. Ryan Blaney
10. Joey Logano
11. Chase Elliott
12. Denny Hamlin
13. Ryan Newman
14. Jimmie Johnson
15. Ricky Stenhouse Jr
16. Jamie McMurray
17. AJ Allmendinger
18. Danica Patrick
19. Austin Dillon
20. Paul Menard
21. Chris Buescher
22. Ty Dillon
23. Michael McDowell
24. Trevor Bayne
25. Landon Cassill
26. Aric Almirola
27. Corey LaJoie
28. Reed Sorenson
29. David Ragan
30. Cole Whitt
31. Matt DiBenedetto
32. Brett Moffitt
33. Gray Gaulding
34. Dale Earnhardt Jr
35. Kasey Kahne
36. Kevin Harvick
37. Kurt Busch
38. Jeffrey Earnhardt
39. Cody Ware