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Last Updated Sunday, Sep 24, 2006 2:30 am, EDT

Race Capsule

New Hampshire Motor Speedway
  • What:

    Race 18 of 25 on Camping World Truck circuit

  • Where:

    New Hampshire International Speedway, Loudon, NH

  • When:

    September 16, 2006 2:15 pm EDT

  • Laps:

    200

  • Track Length:

    1.058 miles

  • Race Length:

    212.00 miles

  • Purse:

    $537,434

Drivers to Watch

Kyle Busch Finished eighth at California and fell one spot to fifth in the standings; is 95 points ahead of Kahne; was runner-up to Matt Kenseth at Bristol and climbed three spots to fourth in the standings; Crashed on lap 43 en route to finishing 39th at Michigan, snapping a string of seven consecutive placings in the top 12; made incredible late comeback to finish ninth at Watkins Glen, one of his 14 top-10 finishes this season; has eight top-five finishes this season, his second on the circuit; captured the checkered flag at New Hampshire, his first victory this season and third career; finished fifth here in May and ran fourth in this event last season.
Moved to ninth in the standings despite placing 12th at California; leads Kahne by just 30 points for the final berth in the Chase; has run within the top five in three of his last seven races; ran fifth at Indianapolis and placed fourth at New Hampshire; has five top-five finishes and 11 top-10s this season; was runner-up to Kahne at Atlanta, his best finish this season; finished 13th in this race last season and ran 11th here in May.