Kyle Busch Tops New Hampshire Noise Ratings; Tony Stewart Challenges For Top Spot

The reception for Kyle Busch is always loud, but it was particularly noisy at New Hampshire’s pre-race driver introductions on Sunday.

Busch heard an avalanche of boos, which earned him the top spot in this week’s Gluckometer ratings. Of course, the New Hampshire fans had just seen Busch win his 100th NASCAR victory the day prior to the Cup race, which may have contributed to the extra boost of boos.

Tony Stewart was the only driver to challenge Busch for the top spot this week. The fans had plenty of love as the public address announcer introduced an all-Stewart-Haas Racing front row for the first time in history.

Dale Earnhardt Jr. was third, followed by Connecticut native Joey Logano.

Driver        dB Type of Noise Explanation
1 Kyle Busch 98.8 Boos Fans think 100 is enough?
2 Tony Stewart 94.6 Cheers Warm reception for all-SHR front row
3 Dale Earnhardt Jr. 87.9 Cheers He’s Dale Earnhardt Jr.
4 Joey Logano 87.6 Cheers New England’s favorite son
5 Jeff Gordon 87.3 Mostly cheers Night went south after this
6 Ryan Newman 87.0 Cheers Pole-sitter
7 Kasey Kahne 86.9 Cheers Popular driver
8 Jimmie Johnson 86.8 Mostly cheers Was early in the driver lineup; crowd not warmed up
9 Mark Martin 86.6 Cheers One of today’s most beloved drivers
10 Carl Edwards 86.1 Mostly cheers Keselowski fans still resentful
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