Loudon: Dodge Motorsports preview

HISTORICAL DATA * Last Dodge NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Win at Loudon: Kurt Busch, 06/28/2008, Lenox Industrial Tools 301, 106.719 mpg avg. speed. DODGE AT NEW HAMPSHIRE MOTOR SPEEDWAY * Dodge Motorsports has three wins at New Hampshire Motor...

HISTORICAL DATA

* Last Dodge NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Win at Loudon: Kurt Busch, 06/28/2008, Lenox Industrial Tools 301, 106.719 mpg avg. speed.

DODGE AT NEW HAMPSHIRE MOTOR SPEEDWAY

* Dodge Motorsports has three wins at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

DODGE DRIVER NOTES & ANECDOTES

* Kurt Busch has three wins, eight top-five and 13 top-10 finishes in 16 career Loudon starts.

* Kasey Kahne moved up two spots in the Sprint Cup point standings after his win at Infineon. Kahne is currently 13th, only three points from the 12th and final Chase spot.

DODGE DRIVERS:

Kasey Kahne, No. 9 Budweiser Dodge Charger

"You know, I think that was really cool to see Richard in victory lane with us, and it's a big deal. Richard Petty Motorsports is a great company and we keep building and trying to make it better and stronger."

Elliott Sadler, No. 19 Best Buy Dodge Charger

"I was very happy how we ran and how our team ran last weekend. That gives you a ton of momentum for this weekend. Our people at this team and working a lot of hours and sacrificing a lot to make this organization succeed and those efforts are showing on the track. I'm pumped up about where we are going. Kasey winning was great and the way AJ and I were able to come back from problems was really cool as well. Never giving up pays off. I hope we give The King a few more trips to victory lane this season."

Reed Sorenson, No. 43 McDonald's McCafe Dodge Charger

"I don't know why I like that track so much. I guess I am just naturally comfortable there. Maybe it's like some of the tracks I raced on growing up or in the ASA (American Speed Association). Whatever the reason, I like racing at that place. The Bahre family built a really cool track and the Speedway Motorsports people will make it even better. I hope they don't ever change the configuration. I like it just the way it is now."

Kurt Busch, No. 2 Miller Lite Dodge Charger

"To this day, there are still a lot of people who don't realize the whole story when it came to our Miller Lite Dodge Team winning that race. In our eyes, it will always be a fuel mileage win. I don't think that the record was ever set straight about what all came down there during the June race last year.

David Stremme, No. 12 Penske Racing Dodge Charger

"I really enjoy going to New Hampshire [Motor Speedway]. It is a great track with some of the greatest race fans in the country. There are multiple grooves on entry which give me a number of options on how to get the car set in the corners."

AJ Allmendinger, No. 44 Berlin City Auto Group Dodge Charger

"The double file restarts are making all of the restarts pretty exciting this season. Wait 'til it gets late in the race on Sunday. They were fun Sunday at Infineon and I think they will be even crazier this weekend."

Sam Hornish Jr., No. 77 AAA/Penske Truck Rental Dodge Charger

"I've always felt that New Hampshire and Richmond are similar to each other. With our recent top-10 run in Richmond, we are anxious to get back to New Hampshire and hopefully capture a similar finish this weekend. New Hampshire demands a lot from the race car and you definitely need a strong engine and good brakes to make the transitions from corner to straightaway quickly."

-credit: dodge motorsports

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Series NASCAR Sprint Cup
Drivers Kurt Busch , Richard Petty , Kasey Kahne , David Stremme , Elliott Sadler , Reed Sorenson , Sam Hornish Jr.
Teams Team Penske , Richard Petty Motorsports