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NASCAR on live race updates, results, highlights from Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 in New Hampshire

Anyone tired of seeing Kevin Harvick and Denny Hamlin dominate in the NASCAR Cup Series races in 2020 can be disappointed at Sunday’s race at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway, the only event on NASCAR’s track.

Harvick, the points leader and winner of four races this season, has won the last two NASCAR Cup Series races in New Hampshire. Last year he won this race when he drove Hamlin on the last corner of the Magic Mile.

Hamlin, who has won a series of high five Cup races in 2020, is statistically the best driver in the flat, 1-mile oval in Loudon, NH, but Harvick was considered the favorite to win Sunday’s race . So there is a fair chance that both drivers will be contenders in the final laps of Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 on Sunday.

Sporting News follows live race updates and rounds of Sunday’s NASCAR race at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Follow below for full results from Foxwoods Resort Casino 301.

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NASCAR in New Hampshire live updates, highlights

3:48 PM ET: Denny Hamlin runs down Brad Keselowski and takes the lead, but Keselowski takes it right back.

3:36 PM ET: Restart in Round 35. Brad Keselowski continues to lead and Denny Hamlin runs to second place ahead of Ryan Blaney and Clint Bowyer.

3:32 PM ET: The competition warning arrives in round 31. Brad Keselowski leads. Erik Jones gets the free pass.

3:27 PM ET: Green flag. Restart in round 22.

3:26 PM ET: Erik Jones is penalized (one round) for pitting outside of his penalty kick during the warning. He ran ninth.

3:21 PM ET: Careful. Kyle Busch blows with a right front tire and slams the wall in turn 3. It’s a car accident and it’s turned off.

3:13 PM ET: Green flag. The Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 is on the way.

15:04 ET: Engines fired.

14:05 ET: NASCAR announces fines before the race issued to Bubba Wallace and Corey LaJoie teams for improperly mounted ballasts. Both cars have to start at the back of the field and their team leaders will be suspended for Sunday’s entire race. Austin Dillon is also forced to start the race from the rear of the pack due to unapproved modifications.

NASCAR race start time today

  • Date: Sunday, August 2
  • Start time3:00 PM ET (green flag at 3:13 PM ET)
  • TV channel: NBCSN
  • Live stream: NBC Sports Go | fuboTV (7-day free trial)

The green flag for Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race in New Hampshire will be waving at 3.18pm ET, assuming there are no rain delays as there have been so many times since NASCAR went live racing again in May.

While NASCAR has plenty of time to get the race in while the sun doesn’t set in Loudon until shortly after 8 p.m. ET, the relatively late start time for a mid-race is notable because New Hampshire Motor Speedway has no lights.

It’s worth noting that the NASCAR Cup Series race on Sunday is a standalone event with no Xfinity or Truck Series races on the track this weekend, so NASCAR shouldn’t have to worry about schedule conflicts like the Cup race is delayed by the weather.

NASCAR launches line-up in New Hampshire

The starting line-up for Sunday’s NASCAR race in New Hampshire was drawn Thursday. Below are the results:

Pos.No.DriverSponsorTo make
110Aric AlmirolaSmithfield Hometown OriginalFord
211Denny HamlinFedEx ExpressToyota
39Chase ElliottNAPA auto partsChevy
42Brad KeselowskiWestern Star / Alliance partsFord
518Kyle BuschFamily treeToyota
614Clint BowyerHaas AutomationFord
74Kevin HarvickMobilFord
888Alex BowmanChevyGoods.com/Adam’s PolishesChevy
922Joey LoganoAAA insuranceFord
101Kurt BuschMonster EnergyChevy
1119Martin Truex Jr.Sports clipsToyota
1212Ryan BlaneyMenards / SylvaniaFord
138Tyler ReddickNourish AmericaChevy
1441Cole CusterHaasTooling.comFord
1543Bubba WallaceCash appChevy
1624William ByronLiberty UniversityChevy
1720Erik JonesToyota CamryToyota
1834Michael McDowellChicago PnuematicFord
1921Matt DiBenedettoMotorcraft / Quick LaneFord
2048Jimmie JohnsonAllyChevy
2142Matt KensethCloverChevy
226Ryan NewmanGuaranteed rateFord
233Austin DillonFreightlinerChevy
2417Chris BuescherFastenalFord
2513Ty DillonGEICOChevy
2653James DavisonSign day of sportsChevy
2777Garrett SmithleySpire MotorsportsChevy
2851Joey GasePage constructionFord
2927JJ YeleyFord
3037Ryan GreeceLouisiana hot sauceChevy
3147Ricky Stenhouse Jr.KrogerChevy
3200Quin HouffPermatexChevy
3332Corey LaJoieTrump 2020Ford
3415Brennan PooleRemember that everyone is deployed todayChevy
3595Christopher BellRheem / WattsToyota
3638John Hunter NemechekCitgardFord
3796Daniel SuarezOriginal parts and serviceToyota
3866Timmy HillCrashClaimsR.USToyota

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