CHEVY FAST FACTS SYLVANIA 300 NEW HAMPSHIRE MOTOR SPEEDWAY September 19, 2010 A total of 15 Team Chevy drivers will start the Sylvania 300 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, race 27 of the 2010 season. Chevy drivers starting in the top 10: • Clint Bowyer, No. 33 Cheerios/Hamburger Helper Chevrolet, will start 2nd in the 43- car field for the 300-lap/317.4-mile race • Tony Stewart, No. 14 Office Depot/Old Spice Chevrolet starts 3rd • Jamie McMurray, No. 1 McDonald's Chevrolet will roll off 4th • Juan Pablo Montoya, No. 42 Energizer Chevrolet, will start 5th TEAM CHEVY ON THE TRACK-NEW HAMPSHIRE MOTOR SPEEDWAY: • Team Chevy drivers have won 14 of 31 previous NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) races at New Hampshire Motor Speedway (NHMS) • Chevrolet drivers have won 13 poles at NHMS • Team Chevy drivers have scored 68 top-five finishes and 124 top-10 finishes at NHMS • A Chevrolet has led 4,401 laps (48.1% of possible 9,146) at NHMS • Jeff Burton, No. 31 Caterpillar Chevrolet, holds the record for the most wins at NHMS - four (4) • Jeff Gordon, No. 24 DuPont/National Guard Facebook Chevrolet, has three (3) NHMS wins • Jimmie Johnson, No. 48 Lowe’s/Johns Manville Chevrolet, has won three (3) races at NHMS • Ryan Newman, No. 39 US Army Chevrolet, has two (2) NHMS wins • Tony Stewart, No 14 Office Depot/Old Spice Chevrolet, has won at NHMS twice (2) • Clint Bowyer, No. 33 Cheerios/Hamburger Helper Chevrolet, has one (1) win at NHMS • Kevin Harvick, No. 29 Shell-Pennzoil Chevrolet, has won once (1) at NHMS • Mark Martin, No. 5 GoDaddy.Com Chevrolet, has one (1) NHMS win TEAM CHEVY IN 2010 NSCS COMPETITION: • Race wins – 13 as of race 26 of 36 • Poles – 11 as of race 26 of 36 • Laps led – 3,809 (49.6% of possible 7,676) • Top-five finishes – 68 (52.3% of possible) • Top-10 finishes – 130 (50% of possible) • Team Chevy has six (6) drivers seeded in the 2010 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup o Jimmie Johnson, No. 48 Lowe’s/Johns Manville Chevrolet – 2nd seed o Kevin Harvick, No. 29 Shell-Pennzoil Chevrolet - 3rd seed o Tony Stewart, No. 14 Office Depot/Old Spice Chevrolet – 6th seed o Jeff Gordon, No. 24 DuPont/National Guard Facebook Chevrolet – 8th seed o Jeff Burton, No. 31 Caterpillar Chevrolet – 10th seed o Clint Bowyer, No. 33 Cheerios/Hamburger Helper Chevrolet – 12th seed • Chevrolet has won a record 33 NSCS Manufacturers’ Cups and Team Chevy drivers have collected the coveted NSCS driver’s championship 26 times and won 661 races • In claiming the 2009 NSCS championship, Johnson became the first driver in the history of the NSCS to win four consecutive titles, ’06, ’07, ’08 and ‘09 About Chevrolet: Chevrolet is a global automotive brand, with annual sales of about 3.5 million vehicles in more than 130 countries. Chevrolet provides consumers with fuel-efficient, safe and reliable vehicles that deliver high quality, expressive design, spirited performance and value. In the U.S., the Chevrolet portfolio includes: iconic performance cars, such as Corvette and Camaro; dependable, long lasting pickups and SUVs, such as Silverado and Suburban; and award-winning passenger cars and crossovers, such as Malibu, Equinox and Traverse. Chevrolet also offers "gas-friendly to gas-free" solutions including the Cruze Eco and Volt, both arriving in late 2010. Cruze Eco will offer up to 40 mpg highway while the Chevrolet Volt will offer up to 40 miles of electric, gas-free driving and an additional 300 miles of extended range (based on GM testing; official EPA estimates not yet available). Most new Chevrolet models offer OnStar safety, security, and convenience technologies including OnStar Hands-Free Calling, Automatic Crash Response, and Stolen Vehicle Slowdown. More information regarding Chevrolet models, fuel solutions, and OnStar availability can be found at www.chevrolet.com.
Friday, Sept. 17, 2010 Denny Darnell Scott Sebastian New Hampshire Motor Speedway Dodge Motorsports PR Sylvania 300 Post-Qualifying Quotes BRAD KESELOWSKI (No. 12 AAA Dodge Charger) Pole Winner “That run was pretty awesome. We’ve worked all...
Four Team Chevy drivers scored top-five starting positions at New Hampshire Motor Speedway for the first race of the 2010 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup.
KURT BUSCH (No. 2 Miller Lite Dodge Charger) DO YOU HAVE TO ADJUST HOW YOU RACE TO WHAT THE COMPETITON IS DOING DURING THE CHASE? “You can’t focus too closely on one guy per week. I think that you have to look at a group of guys over a few weeks time.
7th, David Reutimann 9th, Kyle Busch 16th, Martin Truex Jr. 18th, Casey Mears 22nd, Denny Hamlin 23rd, Marcos Ambrose 28th, Scott Speed 29th, Robby Gordon 31st, Joey Logano 34th, Landon Cassill 35th, Joe Nemechek 36th, Mike Bliss 37th, Reed Sorenson DNQ, Johnny Sauter
KASEY KAHNE – No. 9 Budweiser Ford Fusion (Qualified 21st) “It wasn't very good. After I took the checkered it felt really loose in one and two. The front tires wouldn't come in on either lap so I was waiting on that. I tried to scrub them in on the straightaways but I needed one more lap I guess.
JEFF GORDON, NO. 24 DUPONT/NATIONAL GUARD FACEBOOK CHEVROLET, met with members of the media at New Hampshire Motor Speedway and discussed outlook for the weekend at NHMS, approach to the Chase, sponsorship, momentum in Chase and other topics.
TONY STEWART, NO. 14 OFFICE DEPOT/OLD SPICE CHEVROLET, met with members of the media at New Hampshire Motor Speedway and discussed racing at New Hampshire, his approach to the Chase, sponsorships and other topics.