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Paul Menard will pilot Chassis No. 349 from the Richard Childress Racing NASCAR Sprint Cup Series stable in this weekend’s Tums Fast Relief 500. This Chevrolet was last raced at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in September, where Menard started seventh and finished 12th, his career-best result at the one-mile race track. This chassis was also utilized this season at Martinsville Speedway (April – started 11th/finished 26th) and at New Hampshire in July (started 13th/ finished 17th).
By the Numbers at Martinsville … In 10 previous starts at Martinsville Speedway, Menard has completed 94.9 percent of his laps (4,779 of 5,034), has an average starting position of 23.4 and a 23rd-place average finishing position. His best finish of 13th came in the October 2010 event and his best start at the 0.526-mile speedway came in March 2010 when he took the green flag in the ninth position.
By the Numbers in 2012 … With 32 points-paying events of the 2012 season completed, Menard sits 16th in the Sp...
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Paul Menard and the No. 33 Rheem/Menards team led on six different occasions for 110 circuits of the 200-lap race on Saturday at Kansas Speedway before running out of fuel to finish 16th. Menard qualified fifth earlier in the day, and when the main event began, Menard moved up to third place by the time the first of 12 caution flags waved on lap 15. The No. 33 continued to move forward...
Paul Menard took what he learned of the new track surface at Kansas Speedway during the NASCAR Nationwide Series race Saturday and, with crew chief Slugger Labbe back on top of the pit box after a six-week hiatus, turned it into a very strong third-place finish in the Kansas 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race. Menard qualified 14th Friday afternoon and ran in the top 20 for the first...
Following the conclusion of the Hollywood Casino 400 from the Kansas Speedway Paul Menard (3rd place) and Martin Truex, Jr. (2nd place) talked to the media. Video courtesy of NASCAR Media Group.
Richard Childress Racing teammates finished third (Paul Menard), 11th (Kevin Harvick) and 28th (Jeff Burton).
Menard ranked second in the Loop Data Statistics category Quality Passes (44), was the third-Fastest Driver Late in a Run and third-Fastest on Restarts.
Menard maintained the fourth-best Average Running Position (8.333), logged the fourth-most Laps in the...
KANSAS CITY, KS –Paul Menard led the Team Chevy train across the finish line in third place at the close of a crash-infested Hollywood Casino 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race today at Kansas Speedway. This was the second top-10 finish in eight races at Kansas for Menard, driver of the No. 27 Menard’s/Certain Teed Insulation Chevrolet. There were 14 caution flags for 66 of...