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Tom Herzig's Trackside: Wrenn snags his first Modified Series win

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NORM WRENN of Nashua passed Rowan Pennink, Justin Bonsignore and Richard Savary on the final lap to break into the Valenti Modified Series win column at Seekonk Speedway Saturday night at the wheel...

Tom Herzig's Trackside: Ollie Silva Memorial a big hit at Lee USA

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Lee USA Speedway enjoyed a packed house last week for its Ollie Silva Memorial ISMA Supermodified event, which was won by Jon McKennedy.

Brad Keselowski wins the Camping World RV Sales 301 race on July 13, 2014 at NHMS. Keselowski swept the weekend by winning both the Nationwide Sta-Green race and the Sprint Cup Series CWRVS301.

Allen Lessels on Motor Sports: Chasing, but not catching

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The Camping World RV Sales 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Sunday was an opportunity lost as far as nailing down a Cup win, which is priority No. 1 in Chase criteria.

Katelyn McAllister, 8, from Franklin poses with NASCAR driver Jeremy Clements during WOKQ FanFest which kicks off NASCAR weekend at NHMS, on Thursday in Loudon.

Allen Lessels on Motor Sports: Craven loves qualifying format

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Put Ricky Craven solidly in the corner of the many in and around NASCAR who like the new system for qualifying for the Chase to the Sprint Cup championship.

Eddie MacDonald, seen during a break from July 1 testing sessions at New Hampshire Motor Speedway will be back at the track on Friday, aiming to qualify for Sunday's Camping World RV Sales 301.

Allen Lessels on Motor Sports: Youngsters eye NHMS

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The NASCAR driver on the hottest streak coming into a weekend packed with racing at New Hampshire Motor Speedway?

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Kasey Kahne (5) leads Greg Biffle (16) during the Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway.

Allen Lessels on Motor Sports: With Chase spots on the line, drivers are hungry

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NASCAR's Sprint Cup stars wrapped up their rain-delayed Fourth of July weekend stay in Daytona with a rain-shortened and topsy-turvy Coke Zero 400 on Sunday. Next stop: Loudon.

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Brian Vickers is shown celebrating his win in last year's Camping World RV Sales 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

Vickers has heart surgery, will miss start of NASCAR season

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For the third time in six years, NASCAR driver Brian Vickers will sit out part of the Sprint Cup Series season dealing with health issues.

New owners of Claremont plan to put speedway back on track

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Early this week, Claremont Speedway LLC bought the landmark racetrack for $518,000 from Dennis Fleury, whose father opened it in the 1940s. The purchase includes 64 acres, a one-third-mile paved oval...

Speedway in Claremont bought for nearly $519,000

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The four partners who make up Claremont Speedway LLC bought the track this week from Dennis Fleury, whose father originally opened the track. The purchase includes 64 acres. The new owners plan to...

Monadnock Speedway driver captures first Granite State NASCAR title

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Two weeks before the 2014 season began, New Hampshire modified driver and Monadnock Speedway regular Todd Patnode had no ride and no tangible plan ...

24 Hours Of LeMons: This Time We Went Fast, Briefly

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If anyone here remembers the Brooklyn Bomb Squad's not-so-triumphant LeMons race at New Jersey Motorsports park in the spring, it's time to grab a hankie and wipe away those tears. For we have...

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Kevin Harvick gets a kiss from his wife DeLana after winning the Sprint Cup Championship at Homestead-Miami Speedway  on Sunday.

Racing to win required for Harvick to take title

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When NASCAR unveiled its new Chase format this season its goal was to emphasize winning more than ever before. Kevin Harvick's run to his first Sprint Cup Series championship not only emphasized...

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Kevin Harvick hoists the Sprint Cup championship trophy after winning the Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami (Fla.) Speedway on Sunday.

Harvick motors to first Sprint Cup title

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Kevin Harvick claimed his first career NASCAR Sprint Cup title by earning his 29th career series win Sunday in the Ford EcoBoost 400 season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

NHRA president Tom Compton candid on series and its challenges

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In a relatively unnoticed move under Compton, NHRA became the first motorsports entity to reach all four corners of the country when it starting racing in New Hampshire.

Sprint Cup driver Joey Logano climbs out of his car in the garage during practice at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, on Saturday.

NASCAR Sprint Cup: Logano's time has come

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On Sunday, Joey Logano of Connecticut will roll onto Homestead-Miami Speedway in Florida to race Kevin Harvick, Ryan Newman and Denny Hamlin for the NASCAR Sprint Cup championship.

Harvick advances, Gordon doesn't in Cup Chase

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A victory at Phoenix — and a dominating one at that — was exactly what Kevin Harvick needed to keep his hopes for a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship alive.

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Jimmie Johnson (48) celebrates winning the AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway.

NASCAR: Jimmie Johnson wins; Gordon, Keselowski brawl

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Jimmie Johnson became the second consecutive eliminated Chase for the Sprint Cup driver to win in the Eliminator round, capturing the AAA Texas 500 on Sunday. However, the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series...

24 Hours of LeMons New England: The winners!

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It was one of the better LeMons races in what has turned out to be the best season in series history, and were here to show you who took home what trophies.

N.H. Motor Speedway to become home of North East Motor Sports Museum

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Over the weekend, the board of directors of Racing History Preservation Group voted to build a 10,000-square foot 'North East Motor Sports Museum' on two acres of land leased from the track that lies...

Riverside Speedway in Groveton on auction block Nov. 1

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Just two weeks ago, Riverside Speedway track owner Curtis Robinson announced that Passumpsic Savings Bank would be foreclosing on the speedway and placing it on the auction block.

Keselowski keeps Cup Chase hopes alive

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In a must-win situation at Talladega Superspeedway, Brad Keselowski did exactly that, preserving his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship hopes with a victory in Sunday's GEICO 500.

By tradition, Eddie MacDonald had the pleasure of kissing the cow after winning the 52nd Milk Bowl at Thunder Road in Barre, Vt.

Tom Herzig's Trackside: Prestigious, profitable win for MacDonald

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Eddie MacDonald of Rowley, Mass., burnished his resume, which is pretty shiny already, by winning Thunder Road's 52nd Milk Bowl last weekend in Barre, Vt.

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NHIAA Boys' Basketball: Brown paces Pelham victory

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The Pelham boys' basketball team looked good in its home opener and first Division III game, winning 56-45 over Campbell of Litchfield on Tuesday night.

FCS recruiting

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Participating in the FCS playoffs isn't all good for the schools involved. There is at least one drawback, and that's recruiting.

John Habib's City Sports: Memorable miss proved valuable lesson for Ryan Day

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RYAN DAY was driving through New Jersey on Tuesday on a recruiting tour when he returned a message left for him here at the office. After exchanging greetings, our conversation turned to the 1997 Class L semifinal boys' basketball clash between Day's gritty Central squad and Matt Bonner's top-ranked Concord team at the University of New Hampshire's Lundholm Gym.

Garand leads Manchester Flames U-8 hockey team

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Angelina Garand scored two goals and added a pair of assists to lead the Manchester Flames U-8 Canadiens Team past the Blackhawks, 5-3, in recent U-8 Development League action.

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