When NASCAR rolls into New Hampshire this weekend, its race teams will be looking at the Lenox Industrial Tools 301 as a crucial test.
What's so special about a 1-mile oval in the middle of July? Simple: Since the Sprint Cup Series returns to New Hampshire Motor Speedway in the Chase (it's the second Chase race this season), this is a chance to get a leg up on the competition for the postseason.
The New Hampshire track is most similar to Phoenix, where Jeff Gordon out-dueled Kyle Busch earlier this season. But Carl Edwards was strong at Phoenix as well before Busch triggered a multi-car wreck that claimed Edwards.
Who will tame the "Magic Mile" this time? Will drivers make any comments on the post-Kentucky fallout? Who will claim the momentum heading into a Sprint Cup off-weekend before the Brickyard 400?
Find out right here along with us, as we're live from New Hampshire Motor Speedway.