Johnny Sauter hopes his recent record on the NASCAR's longest racetracks results in a 2013 superspeedway sweep in Saturday's Fred's 250 at Talladega Superspeedway.
The 0.875-mile oval Iowa Speedway is one of five tracks on the circuit where Ben Kennedy made a start in 2013, earning a top-15 finish in his Iowa debut.
Bobby Santos (No. 44 Chevrolet) leads first practice for the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Sunoco 100 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
Ron Hornaday Jr. has seven previous starts at the 0.875-mile tri-oval Iowa Speedway, with his best finish of second coming in the spring of 2012.
JJ Yeley is set to make his third start on one of NASCAR Sprint Cup’s flat tracks this week. His previous best finish in 2014 was a 38th on the 2.5-mile Pocono Raceway.
Jamie McMurray was one of 13 drivers who swept the top 15 at New Hampshire last year with a 12th in the Camping World RV Sales 301 and a fifth in the Sylvania 300.
Morgan Shepherd will dust off his driving shoes this week and pilot the No. 33 Joe Falk entry.
Todd Szegedy (No. 15 15-40 Connection Chevrolet) the 2003 NWMT champion has 18 wins, 10 poles and 113 top 10s in 182 career NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour starts.
Matt Frahm has nine career Nationwide Series starts, two of which have been at his home-track New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
Mike Stefanik (No. 1 Cady’s Tavern Ford) seven-time champion has 74 wins, 48 poles, 223 top fives and 300 top 10s – all NWMT records – in 450 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour starts.
Mike Bliss will make his 329th career NNS start this weekend at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
Timmy Solomito (No. 75 Eastport Feeds/Axel Anderson Inc. Chevrolet) has a pole and five top 10s in 12 career NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour starts with a best finish of third at Riverhead in September 2013.