Kasey Kahne started from the front row for the Lenox Industrial Tools at New Hampshire Motor Speedway and stayed in the top five all day but it was a miscommunication between another driver and his crew chief that caused a break for the No. 5 team.
The Joe Gibbs Racing duo of Kyle Busch and Denny Hamlin dominated the race until Busch had an issue on pit road on lap 67 and Hamlin had a miscommunication with his crew chief, Darian Grubb on Lap 236. Hamlin told his crew chief he need tires, and Grubb made the decision to take four instead of two which is what the rest of the drivers on pit road did. Hamlin would end up restarting 14th, but would quickly come back to the front.
Kahne would end up winning his second race of the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup season and 14th of his career. The win would was his first at Loudon. Read the rest of this entry »