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Jun 23

Michael Annett and No. 15 Team Head to the “Magic Mile” for New England 200

Posted by: lori


Loudon, N.H. (June 23, 2010) Following three consecutive weeks of non-companion races, the NASCAR Nationwide Series will again join with NASCAR’s No. 1 ranked Sprint Cup Series this weekend at New Hampshire Motor Speedway for the New England 200 on Saturday.

Often described as "Martinsville on steroids", New Hampshire Motor Speedway can really be compared to no other track that NASCAR competes on.

Its unusual 1.058 mile oval is said to be the most unusual on the circuit.

Germain Racing will field three NASCAR sanctioned entries at New Hampshire Motor Speedway this week. In addition to Michael Annett’s No. 15 Toyota Camry, Max Papis will pilot the team’s No. 13 Camry in the Sprint Cup Series and Zach Germain will compete in Friday’s K&N Pro Series East race in the No. 24 sponsored Camry.

After celebrating his 24th birthday (June 23), Annett will be making his third appearance on the New England track where he finished 19th in last years Nationwide Series Camping World RV Sales 200 presented by Turtle Wax. Heading into Saturday’s 175 lap race at the "Magic Mile," Annett is 14th in Nationwide Series points, just 104 markers outside of the top-10. Annett, who finished 10th in the Nationwide Series championship point standings in 2009, is focused on earning a top-10 finish and gaining valuable points to help move him into the top-10 points race.

Nationwide Series cars get on-track at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Friday at 10:30 a.m. for practice. Final practice follows at 1:40 p.m.

Race day activities kick off with qualifying at 10:05 a.m. and the green flag waves for the start of the New England 200 at 3:30 p.m. Watch live coverage of Saturday’s race on ESPN beginning at 2:30 p.m. Practice, final practice and qualifying can be seen live on SPEED. All times are ET.

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Contact: Maggie Martin, Rising Star Management Group,