CONCORD, N.C. - This weekend, Hendrick Motorsports and the NASCAR Cup Series head north to New Hampshire Motor Speedway for the tour's lone stop in "The Granite State" in 2024.

Hendrick Motorsports will also return to the NASCAR Xfinity Series this weekend. Behind the wheel of the No. 17 entry will be Alex Bowman as he chases his first win in the division since 2017.

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New Hampshire is one of the more unique tracks the sport’s top division will visit. At just over one mile in length, the configuration is approximately the same size as Dover Motor Speedway. However, the differences lie in the turns. The corners utilize progressive banking between two and seven degrees. With the long straightaways and sweeping, flat turns, New Hampshire is certainly a unique driving challenge for Cup Series competitors. 

Hendrick Motorsports has claimed nine victories at New Hampshire since the track first hosted Cup Series competition in 1993. Team vice chairman Jeff Gordon and Jimmie Johnson each won three times at this track for the organization. Kasey Kahne, Kyle Busch and Mark Martin each found victory lane once during their careers at the facility with Rick Hendrick’s organization.


2023's main event at New Hampshire was run on a Monday afternoon after heavy rains on Sunday forced the postponement. During the 301-mile race, Kyle Larson led the way with a third-place finish and spent the majority of the day towards the front of the field. Following Larson was Chase Elliott in 12th and Alex Bowman in 14th. William Byron was score 24th after damage to the car's nose leaving pit road in stage two changed the balance of the race car for the worse. The driver of the No. 24 entry did lead nine laps early in the race.

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Larson, No. 5 team 

Larson and the No. 5 team currently lead the playoff standings with twenty-three playoff points from three points wins and eight stage wins. He collected his fourth pole award of the season at the inaugural Iowa 350. He heads into New Hampshire looking for redemption after a stage-two incident at Iowa Speedway put him in the back of the field. 

Elliott, No. 9 team 

With a third-place finish at Iowa Speedway last week, Elliott became the fifth youngest driver all-time to reach 100 top-fives at 28 years old. He and the No. 9 team head into New Hampshire leading in the regular season points standing, as well as leading all drivers in 2024 with a 9.12 average finish. 

Byron, No. 24 team 

Bringing home a second-place finish at Iowa Speedway, ties Byron with ten top-ten finishes in 2024. Byron and the No. 24 team look to build their momentum and bring home their fourth victory of the season this weekend. 

Bowman, No. 48 team 

With ten top-10 finishes, Alex Bowman continues to have a strong 2024 season. He's finished top-ten in nine of the last 13 races of the season. This weekend at New Hampshire Bowman will hit the one-mile track for both the Xfinity and Cup series races. 

Hendrick Motorsports 

Hendrick Motorsports has finished every position in the top-12 except first at New Hampshire since last winning there in 2012.



Friday, June 14   
4:05 p.m. ET: Practice (Xfinity) - USA Network
4:35 p.m. ET: Qualifying (Xfinity) - USA Network

Bowman will qualify third in the No. 17 HendrickCars.Com Chevy Camaro for the Xfinity Series.

Saturday, June 15
12:35 p.m. ET: Practice (Cup) - USA Network
1:20 p.m. ET: Qualifying (Cup) - USA Network
3:30 p.m. ET: Xfinity Series main event - USA Network

All Hendrick Motorsports drivers will qualify in Group P at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

Sunday, June 16
2:30 p.m. ET: Cup Series race - USA Network

Stage 1: Lap 45 
Stage 2: Lap 90
End of Race: Lap 200

Stage 1: Lap 70 
Stage 2: Lap 185 
End of Race: Lap 301


Yes, listeners can find both events on PRN Radio and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio (Channel 90)


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