Regan Smith holds only four starts on road courses in NASCAR Nationwide Series, but eight at the Sprint Cup level with one top-10 finish (ninth at Watkins Glen 2012).
Landon Cassill failed to qualify for the Profit 500k at Phoenix, but he rebounded nicely with mid-20s results in the next two short, flat track races at Martinsville and Richmond.
Greg Biffle has one of the most consistent records on short, flat tracks in past 12 months. Six of his last eight attempts on this course type ended in results of 12th to 18th.
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.