NASCAR race results from New Hampshire Motor Speedway
Today, NASCAR unloads in Louden, New Hampshire. The 1.058-mile oval of New Hampshire Motor Speedway is set to host the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series.
View full 2019 New Hampshire race results below.
Brad Keselowski and Kyle Busch are set to lead them to the starting line. 301 laps of racing is up next, in an area that’s a hub for short track racing.
Stage 1 – Report
Green flag, Keselowski noses ahead on the outside lane into turn one. Several cars play bumper tag under the flag stand behind them.
Keselowski struggles to get back to the gas. Kyle Busch is on the gas around the bottom and he leads off turn two.
Lap 20, Hamlin, Larson and Bowman all started this race at the tail of the field. Hamlin has been slicing through the field, he’s up to 16th.
Lap 28, Busch was leading by 2 seconds. As he’s caught the tail of lap traffic, Keselowski is back on his bumper. Keselowski looks to the inside as he tries to use a lap car as a pick. Busch holds the lead.
Lap 36, Keselowski uses the lap car of Wallace as a pick. Busch is pinned behind Wallace on the outside. Keseelowski noses ahead on the bottom.
Busch crosses under him off turn four. They run side by side into turn one. Keselowski diamonds the exit and pinches Busch low off the corner. They make light door to door contact and Keselowski holds the lead into turn three.
Lap 43, Martin Truex Jr has a look on the inside. He noses ahead at the center of the corner but Keselowski powers back around with the high side momentum.
Lap 46, Austin Dillon is in the wall with a flat tire and the caution is out.
The field heads to the pit lane. Two tires for Erik Jones and Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Keselowski is off in 3rd, the first car with four new tires.
Penalty: Bowman is too fast on the pit lane. He’ll return to the tail.
Green, Jones gets the jump as Stenhouse stacks up the inside line. Busch is on the bumper of Jones and he cuts to the inside into turn one. Busch is clear off turn two.
8 to go in stage 1, Larson is on the pit lane with a loose wheel.
5 to go, Austin Dillon has another flat tire, no caution.
Kyle Busch wins stage 1 by several seconds!
NASCAR at New Hampshire Motor Speedway – Stage 1 Results: 1. Kyle Busch; 2. Erik Jones; 3. Aric Almirola; 4. Clint Bowyer; 5. Brad Keselowski; 6. Martin Truex Jr; 7. Ryan Blaney; 8. Kevin Harvick; 9. Denny Hamlin; 10. Daniel Suarez;
Stage 2 – Report
The field returns to the pit lane. Two tires for Kyle Busch and he’s off first. Erik Jones is 5th to the pit exit, the first car with four tires.
Green flag on stage two, Kyle Busch gets the jump on the outside and leads into turn one. Keselowski slots into 2nd off turn two.
Lap 100, Kyle Busch leads Keselowski by 2 seconds.
Suarez looks to the inside of Hemric but he can’t hold it on the bottom. Suarez pushes up the hill and tags him in the left rear. Both spin as Hemric also tags the wall to bring out the caution.
The field returns to the pit lane. Kyle Busch is off first with another two tire call. Trouble for Chase Elliott, the good is up with no water pressure. The team works to repair a belt. Erik Jones and Bowman collide on pit lane, they both return to the pits. Harvick, Hamlin and Bowyer stay out.
Green, Harvick gets the jump on the outside lane. Busch looks under him off turn two. Busch drives it deep to the bottom in turn three and he’s clear to the lead.
Lap 135, Busch continues to lead. Harvick is holding 2nd, a net gain after staying on the track on the last stop.
Lap 137, Ricky Stenhouse Jr is in the wall and the caution is back out. He and Jones made contact laps earlier and the tire finally let go.
Kyle Busch heads to the pits, most of the leaders follow. Busch is off first with two tires. 8 cars stay out.
Green, Almorola gets the jump as Newman stacks up the inside lane.
Bowyer is in the wall as they return to the front stretch! They were three wide as Bowyer git loose in the middle. He chased it up the banking and stuffs Truex in the wall. The caution is back out.
2 to go in stage two and the green is out. Almirola is clear by five car lengths into turn one. Johnson is slow with a power steering issue behind them.
Aric Almirola wins stage two!
NASCAR at New Hampshire Motor Speedway – Stage 2 Results: 1. Aric Almirola; 2. Joey Logano; 3. Ryan Newman; 4. William Byron; 5. Kyle Busch; 6. Denny Hamlin; 7. Kyle Larson; 8. Kevin Harvick; 9. Paul Menard; 10. Kurt Busch;
New Hampshire Race
Stage 3 – Report
The non-pitters head for the pit lane. Kyle Busch pits with a tire rub. Blaney wins that race off the pit lane. Hamlin and Harvick lead them back to the restart.
Green flag on stage three, they run side by side into turn one. Hamlin wins the battle on the outside line.
Johnson pits under green. The good is up with a water belt failure.
Lap 200, Hamlin leads Harvick by 1.4 seconds.
Lap 212, trouble for Ryan Newman. He’s running 15th but he’s down a cylinder.
Lap 214, Kyle Busch is in the wall! The back end stepped out, he chased it up the hill and major moderate contact with the wall. The toe is off.
The field heads to the pit lane. Hamlin is first in and first off.
Green, Hamlin gets the jump. Larson is around into turn one! He backs it into the fence! He looked inside of Bowman to make it three wide. Bowman pinched him down and Larson couldn’t make the corner.
Green, Hamlin is clear by a car length into turn one. Blaney follows him through to take 2nd.
50 to go, Hamlin leads Blaney by 2.3 seconds.
37 to go, Kyle Larson is in the wall again! A flat tire sent him into the wall.
The field heads for the pit lane. Hamlin is first in and first off. The first six take two tires. Kyle Busch will restart 7th, the first car with four new tires.
Green, Harvick gets the jump on the outside. The inside has struggled all day. Back in turn one, Hamlin drives it deep to the bottom on Jones to take over 2nd.
10 to go, Harvick leads Hamlin by 0.5 seconds. Hamlin is running him down!
6 to go, Hamlin cooks turn one. He looses a few car lengths to the lead.
3 to go, Harvick works through lap traffic. Hamlin trails by 0.4 seconds.
1 to go, Hamlin is there! He pushes him into turn one. They run side by side in turn one.
Harvick blocks the bottom in turn three to avoid another bump. Harvick slams the doors shut off the corner as Hamlin runs the top.
Kevin Harvick wins at New Hampshire Motor Speedway!
View full New Hampshire race results below.
New Hampshire Motor Speedway
July 21, 2019
NASCAR Cup Series
Pos | Driver
1. Kevin Harvick
2. Denny Hamlin
3. Erik Jones
4. Ryan Blaney
5. Matt DiBenedetto
6. Martin Truex Jr
7. Ryan Newman
8. Kyle Busch
9. Joey Logano
10. Brad Keselowski
11. Aric Almirola
12. William Byron
13. Paul Menard
14. Alex Bowman
15. Chris Buescher
16. Ty Dillon
17. Michael McDowell
18. Kurt Busch
19. Daniel Suarez
20. Clint Bowyer
21. Ryan Preece
22. Bubba Wallace
23. Corey LaJoie
24. Matt Tifft
25. Ross Chastain
26. Landon Cassill
27. Reed Sorenson
28. Andy Seuss
29. Chase Elliott
30. Jimmie Johnson
31. Quin Houff
32. Austin Dillon
33. Kyle Larson
34. David Ragan
35. Austin Theriault
36. Ricky Stenhouse Jr
37. Daniel Hemric