Paul Menard will race chassis No. 485 in the Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. It has made only one previous race this year at Richmond, where it started 14th and finished 18th.
Paul Menard posted the fastest single lap in Saturday morning’s practice session for Chicagoland’s MyAFibStory.com 400. His top speed was 188.772 mph.
Paul Menard will drive a battle-tested chassis No. 454 at Atlanta. This car was previously run in four of the five similarly-configured, 1.5-mile track races as well as Michigan.
Paul Menard is consistent and occasionally strong on similarly-configured, 1.5-mile tracks. In five races this year he has a best of third at Vegas and a worst of 17th at Kansas.
Paul Menard finished ninth in the Irwin Tools Night Race at Bristol. That came on the heels of a fourth-place finish in the Pure Michigan 400 and snaps a three-race unlucky streak of three consecutive 30-something results immediately preceding these two events.
In 2012 and 2013, Paul Menard swept the top 10 in both Bristol races, showing a consistently strong tendency on this track. He slipped this spring and finished 21st in the Food City 500.
Paul Menard scored his third consecutive fourth-place finish at Michigan after getting passed on the final lap by Joey Logano.
Paul Menard spun in the carousel in the first practice for the Cheez-it 355k at the Glen. He avoided contact with the Armco barrier and drove back to the garage for a new set of tires.
In addition to driving the No. 27 SPLASH/Menards Chevrolet SS in Sunday afternoon's race, Paul Menard will pilot the No. 33 Turtle Wax/Menards Chevrolet Camaro in the NASCAR Nationwide Series event on Saturday afternoon at Watkins Glen.
On the heels of a 34th-place finish in the Crown Royal 400 at Indy, Paul Menard scored a 33rd in the GoBowling.com 400 at Pocono.
Paul Menard will race chassis 463 in the GoBowling.com 400. It has been raced at Darlington and in Pocono’s first race previously.
Paul Menard entered the 2013 Party in the Poconos 400 with a six-race streak of results 16th or better. In his last three attempts, however, he has failed to crack the top 25 a single time.
Paul Menard’s 2011 Brickyard 400 victory stands alone among his Indy results. In seven starts on this track, that is his only top-10 to date.
In addition to driving the No. 27 Moen/Menards Chevrolet SS in Sunday afternoon's race, Paul Menard will pilot the No. 33 NIBCO/Menards Chevrolet Camaro in the NASCAR Nationwide Series event on Saturday afternoon.