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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.

NHRA funny car driver Courtney Force during last year's New England Nationals at New England Dragway.

Allen Lessels on Motor Sports: Speed weekend in Epping features sibling rivalry

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Kyle and Lauren Cultrera are reveling in big-time drag racing's stop at their home track, New England Dragway.

Sprint Cup Series driver Kasey Kahne (5) is shown before the Duck Commander 500 at Texas Motor Speedway in April.

Motor Sports: Kahne to visit with New Hampshire firefighters

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Kasey Kahne is hoping to heat up on the track, but he'll get a taste of a different kind of heat in New Hampshire Wednesday.

Sep 22, 2013; Loudon, NH, Racers restart after a caution flag during the Sylvania 300 race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

NH Motor Speedway to again host two Sprint Cup Series weekends in 2015

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The 2015 NASCAR race schedule was released Tuesday and New Hampshire Motor Speedway will celebrate its 25th anniversary by once again hosting two Sprint Cup Series weekends.

Hudson's 'Joey Pole' claims first ACT win of season

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Joey Polewarczyk, Jr. of Hudson solidified his American Canadian Tour point lead with his first win of the season in the ACT Can-Am 200 at Circuit Riverside Speedway in St-Croix, Quebec, on Saturday,

Race tickets offered to Market Basket workers

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New Hampshire Motor Speedway is inviting Market Basket workers to attend the Sylvania 300 NASCAR race on Sept. 21 for free, the company said Thursday.

NASCAR mum on rule changes following track death

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A couple of dirt tracks in New York Monday added new rules prohibiting drivers from showing their anger at another competitor by running onto the track. But around NASCAR, it's not a topic anyone...

Stewart probe to take at least two more weeks

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The investigation into the death of a race car driver in an incident involving NASCAR driver Tony Stewart at a New York race track over the weekend will last at least another two weeks, authorities...

NASCAR driver Tony Stewart sits behind the wheel of his car before takingl practice runs at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon last year.

Jury still out on Tony Stewart's role in dirt-track death

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The horrific series of events caught on video Saturday in upstate New York — when 20-year-old driver Kevin Ward Jr. was hit and killed by three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart — have...

Tom Herzig's Trackside: Alarms should be sounding at small tracks

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The fatal on-track accident involving NASCAR Sprint Cup star Tony Stewart, which took the life of 20-year-old sprint car driver Kevin Ward Jr. at Canandaigua Speedway Saturday night has triggered...

Sheriff says there is no evidence of a crime in Stewart crash

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Investigators have yet to find any evidence of criminal behavior by NASCAR veteran Tony Stewart in the death of a young dirt-track racer, after authorities concluded reconstruction of the crash at...

Ex-bank president co-authors racing book

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For openers, hes written a book on auto racing with Russ Conway, former sports editor of The Eagle-Tribune. Smith calls it a 'perfect collaboration' since the two go back to the 1960s at Star...

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Tony Stewart speaks with crew members during practice for the Daytona 500 qualifying at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida, in this file photo taken February 16, 2013.  Stewart canceled plans to compete in a race on Sunday, hours after being in an accident at a dirt track in New York state where a driver was killed, team manager Greg Zipadelli said in a televised news conference.

N.Y. dirt-track driver killed after being hit by Stewart

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The death of 20-year-old driver Kevin Ward Jr., fatally injured when he was hit by a winged Sprint Car driven by Tony Stewart on Saturday night at Canandaigua (N.Y.) Motorsports Park, cast a somber...

Allmendinger surges past Ambrose to win at Watkins Glen

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In a battle between two drivers with everything on the line, AJ Allmendinger held off Marcos Ambrose in breathtaking fashion to win Sunday's Cheez-It 355 at the Glen and claim an almost certain spot...

Bennett to take control of the flags for Granite State Pro Stock Series

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WALPOLE, N.H. -- Long-time flagman at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park, Tim Bennett, will now sit atop the flag stand with the Granite State Pro Stock Series.

VIDEO: A car's-eye view of the demolition derby at Cheshire County Fair

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Sentinel photographer Bill Gnade mounted a GOPRO video camera to a car driven by Swanzey's Jason Dragon for the 'One and Done' 4-cylinder engine class of the Cheshire Fair's Demolition Derby on...

Dale Earnhardt Jr. holds up a broom representing a clean sweep at Pocono after he won Sunday’s GoBowling.com 400 at Pocono Raceway in Pennsylvania.

Earnhardt Jr. sweeps at Pocono Raceway

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. sweeps at Pocono Raceway

With NASCAR's $8.2B TV deal, nobody wants to be at back of pack

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Last Sunday's race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway was the final broadcast for cable's TNT, and it marked the end of Turner Broadcasting's 32-year partnership with NASCAR.

Tom Herzig's Trackside: Stergios family has busy racing season

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The racing season has been very busy lately for Bill Stergois of Candia and his sons P.J. and Jake and it's going to stay that way through Friday's Supermodified Shootout on “Buckle Up For...

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Portsmouth native, 47, conquers 21-mile swim of the English Channel

Bennett to take control of the flags for Granite State Pro Stock Series

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