With the help of a fast pit stop by his 3M Pit Bulls, Greg Biffle started last year’s All-Star race in fourth place.
Joey Logano is the only driver who has swept the top five on the short, flat tracks of Phoenix, Martinsville, and Richmond this year.
In three starts on short, flat tracks, Alex Bowman has gotten progressively better with a 41st at Phoenix, a 36th at Martinsville, and a 28th at Richmond.
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. got off to a strong start on short, flat tracks this year with an 18th at Phoenix, but his latest two efforts at Martinsville and Richmond have both been outside the top 35.
Tony Stewart finished second and first in New Hampshire’s two races of 2011 and hopes to have some of that same strength this year.
In three short, flat track races this season, David Gilliland has finished in the 20s at Phoenix, Martinsville, and Richmond.
Matt Kenseth was one of five drivers who swept the top 10 at New Hampshire last year with a ninth in the summer and a victory in the fall.
Woody Pitkat (No. 88 Buzz Chew Chevrolet/Elbow East Chevrolet) has a pole and 38 top 10s in 83 career NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour starts.
Sprint Cup regular (No. 31 Chevrolet SS) Ryan Newman has four wins, four poles and eight top fives in 14 career NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour starts.
Ryan Reed visits New Hampshire Motor Speedway for the first time in his NASCAR Nationwide Series career.
Donny Lia (No. 4 Mystic Missile Racing Dodge) the 2007 and 2009 NWMT champion has 17 wins, 19 poles and 74 top 10s in 146 career NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour starts.
Online precious metals dealer Provident Metals has partnered with Phil Parsons Racing to be the primary sponsor of their No. 98 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series car driven by all-star Josh Wise.