Martin Truex Jr. is on the pole for Saturday night's NASCAR Sprint Showdown race at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
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.
Cole Whitt will make his first New Hampshire Cup start this week. Fantasy Players will need to determine his fantasy relevance based on performances in other short, flat track races at the Cup level.
Eric Goodale (No. 58 GAF Roofing/RBSCorp.com Chevrolet) has a win, a pole and 30 top 10s in 78 career NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour starts.
Kurt Busch’s single victory of this season came on a short, flat track. He passed Jimmie Johnson late in the STP 500 to win at Martinsville.
Doug Coby (No. 2 Dunleavy’s Repair/HEX Performance Chevrolet) the 2012 NWMT champion has 10 wins, four poles and 71 top 10s in 148 career NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour starts.
Kyle Busch failed to win either New Hampshire race last year, but he could not have come any closer with runner-up finishes in both the Camping World RV Sales 301 and Sylvania 300.
Ben Rhodes (No. 41 Chevrolet) is at the top of the speed chart in the final practice leading to the K&N PS-East Granite State 100 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, NH.
The Granite State 100 from New Hampshire Motor Speedway will mark the second time Ronnie Bassett Jr. (No. 04 Toyota) will make a start at the famed 1.05-mile speedway, with his first career start resulting in a 10th-place finish.
Ted Christopher (No. 13 J&R Pre-Cast/Cape Cod Aggregates Chevrolet) the 2008 NWMT champion has 42 wins, 24 poles and 186 top 10s in 340 career NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour starts.
Justin Bonsignore (No. 51 chem3.com Chevrolet) has four wins, three poles and 37 top 10s in 65 career NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour starts.