Suárez 20th at New Hampshire


Rain Pauses Race for Nearly Two Hours in First Stage

Date: July 18th, 2021

Event: Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 (Round 22 of 36)

Series: NASCAR Cup Series

Location: New Hampshire Motor Speedway (1.058­-mile oval)

Format: 301 laps, broken into three stages (75 laps/110 laps/116 laps)

Start/Finish: 31st / 20th (completed 292 of 293 laps)

Point Standing: 22nd with 401 points


  • Daniel Suárez finished 20th in Sunday’s rain-filled NASCAR Cup Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon.
  • The finish kept Suárez 22nd in the season standings after 22 races.
  • Suárez took the green flag in 31st, but rain and track drying forced a one-hour, 45 minute pause on lap 9.
  • Racing resumed and the No. 99 climbed to 23rd by the end of the first stage.
  • Suárez moved to 19th by the end of the second stage.
  • In both stages, the No. 99 was better on long green-flag runs. Suárez turned in top-five lap times late in the runs.
  • The final stage ran caution free with Suárez finishing 20th.
  • Darkness forced NASCAR to end the race eight laps before the scheduled finish.
  • There was no practice or qualifying for Sunday’s race.
  • The Cup Series will take a two-week break before returning to action Sunday, Aug. 8 at Watkins Glen International. NBCSN will televise Sunday’s race at 3 p.m. EDT.


Daniel Suárez, driver of the No. 99 Good Sam Chevrolet Camaro for Trackhouse Racing:

“We just couldn’t get our car to turn like we needed to today. We were pretty good on long runs, but we wanted better. We have some work to do, but will get it figured out.”