NASCAR & Auto Racing

Race Day at New Hampshire

LOUDON, N.H. - Here comes another one.

Former Indianapolis 500 and Indy Racing League champion Buddy Lazier will make his NASCAR debut in the Sept. 22 Craftsman Truck Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway driving for Billy Ballew Motorsports.

Lazier has some experience in Trucks, having taken part in a test session with Ballew at Charlotte in 2005, and also competed four times at the track in the IndyCar Series with a best finish of third in 2000.

“The opportunity arose for us to race in Las Vegas and I am extremely excited. They are racers on that team and to me it’s a perfect fit, and I feel right at home with the whole team,” Lazier said.

“I’ve driven at the track in Las Vegas, but with the old configuration so I’ll be studying up on last year’s race and be looking forward to a lot of seat time during practice. Obviously, I’d love to continue racing in a top-tier NASCAR series.”

Lazier joins open wheel drivers Sam Hornish Jr., Jacques Villeneuve and Patrick Carpentier, who have started to explore NASCAR careers this season.

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Race Information

Sylvania 300

WHERE: New Hampshire International Speedway, Loudon, N.H.

WHEN: 2 p.m. Sunday

WEATHER: Sunny and in the upper 60s

TV: Coverage begins at 1 p.m. on ABC

RADIO: Motor Racing Network

RACE DISTANCE: 300 laps (317 miles)

TRACK LENGTH: 1.058 miles

Sunday's Lineup



Pos. No. Driver Car Speed
1. 07 Clint Bowyer Chevy 130.412
2. 1 Martin Truex Jr. Chevy 130.255
3. 2 Kurt Busch Dodge 130.011
4. 48 Jimmie Johnson Chevy 129.798
5. 12 Ryan Newman Dodge 129.723
6. 20 Tony Stewart Chevy 129.679
7. 19 Elliott Sadler Dodge 129.679
8. 29 Kevin Harvick Chevy 129.362
9. 16 Greg Biffle Ford 129.226
10. 22 Dave Blaney Toyota 129.164
11. 99 Carl Edwards Ford 129.024
12. 5 Kyle Busch Chevy 129.024
13. 41 Reed Sorenson Dodge 129.007
14. 11 Denny Hamlin Chevy 128.946
15. 25 Casey Mears Chevy 128.885
16. 01 Regan Smith Chevy 128.859
17. 15 Paul Menard Chevy 128.854
18. 24 Jeff Gordon Chevy 128.828
19. 8 D. Earnhardt Jr. Chevy 128.784
20. 00 D. Reutimann Toyota 128.776
21. 18 J.J. Yeley Chevy 128.771
Pos. No. Driver Car Speed
22. 26 Jamie McMurray Ford 128.294
23. 31 Jeff Burton Chevy 128.199
24. 96 Tony Raines Chevy 128.191
25. 9 Kasey Kahne Dodge 128.143
26. 43 Bobby Labonte Dodge 128.087
27. 88 Kenny Wallace Ford 128.014
28. 4 Ward Burton Chevy 128.014
29. 10 Scott Riggs Dodge 127.868
30. 17 Matt Kenseth Ford 127.838
31. 42 J.P. Montoya Dodge 127.829
32. 40 David Stremme Dodge 127.825
33. 66 Jeff Green Chevy 127.791
34. 21 Ken Schrader Ford 127.688
35. 38 David Gilliland Ford 127.615
36. 70 Johnny Sauter Chevy 127.525
37. 78 Joe Nemechek Chevy 127.470
38. 6 David Ragan Ford 127.155
39. 84 AJ Allmendinger Toyota 126.998
40. 7 Robby Gordon Ford 126.960
41. 45 Kyle Petty Dodge 126.960
42. 83 Brian Vickers Toyota 126.812
43. 98 Boris Said Dodge 126.745


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