BROADCAST INFORMATION: Sunday’s race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway will air live on NBC Sports Network at 3 p.m. ET. Can’t make it to a television? The race can be heard live on PRN and SIRIUSXM NASCAR Radio. Below is the broadcast schedule for the remainder of the weekend.
FRIDAY, JULY 14
11:30 a.m. ET: NASCAR Cup Series practice, NBC Sports App
4:45 p.m. ET: NASCAR Cup Series qualifying, NBC Sports Network
SATURDAY, JULY 15
10 a.m. ET: NASCAR Cup Series practice, NBC Sports App
12:30 - 1:25 p.m. ET: NASCAR Cup Series final practice, NBC Sports Network
SUNDAY, JUNE 25
3 p.m. ET: NASCAR Cup Series race, NBC Sports Network
THIS WEEKEND’S PAINT SCHEMES: Kasey Kahne will drive the No. 5 Farmers Insurance Chevrolet SS, Chase Elliott will man the No. 24 NAPA AUTO PARTS Chevrolet SS, Jimmie Johnson will pilot the No. 48 Lowe’s Chevrolet SS and Dale Earnhardt Jr. will drive the No. 88 Nationwide Chevrolet SS.
HENDRICK MOTORSPORTS AT NEW HAMPSHIRE: At New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Hendrick Motorsports has nine wins, seven pole positions, 42 top-five finishes and 74 top-10s. Kahne most recently visited Victory Lane for the organization at the track in 2012.
KAHNE'S NEW HAMPSHIRE STATS: This weekend, Kahne returns to New Hampshire, where he won his 14th career NASCAR Cup Series race. He took the checkered flag in the July 2012 event with a 2.738-second margin of victory over Denny Hamlin, leading 66 of his 305 total laps led at the Loudon track. Kahne’s average starting position at the 1.058-mile oval is 11.9 and his average finishing position is 16.7. In last year’s fall race at New Hampshire, Kahne finished ninth.
ELLIOTT AT NEW HAMPSHIRE: The 21-year-old driver is set to make his third career Cup start at New Hampshire this weekend. In two previous starts, his best finish of 13th came in September of last season. Elliott also has two starts in the NASCAR XFINITY Series at the 1.058-mile speedway. In those XFINITY starts, he collected a pair of top-10 finishes and averaged a starting position of 7.5 and finishing position of 8.5.
JOHNSON'S LOBSTER COLLECTION: Throughout his 30 starts at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Johnson and the No. 48 Lowe’s team have earned three trophies and the traditional live lobsters given to the winners in Victory Lane. They swept both events in 2003 and earned another victory in 2010.EARNHARDT AT NEW HAMPSHIRE: While Earnhardt has yet to win at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, he has racked up some solid stats at the 1.058-mile oval. In 33 starts, he has eight top-five finishes, four of which have come since his transition to Hendrick Motorsports. He missed both races at New Hampshire last year while recovering from a concussion, but he’s scored top-10 results in five of his last eight starts at the Loudon, New Hampshire, facility. While his career average finish at the track is 15.3, in his most recent eight races dating back to 2012, the driver of the No. 88 Nationwide Chevrolet SS has improved that number to a 10.75 average finish.