|Driver Jeff Gordon|
|Date September 23, 2012 (2012-09-23)|
Location New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, New Hampshire
Course Permanent racing facility 1.058 mi (1.703 km)
Distance 300 laps, 317.4 mi (510.805 km)
Weather Mild with temperatures approaching 72 °F (22 °C); wind speeds up to 13 miles per hour (21 km/h)
The 2012 Sylvania 300 was a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series stock car race held on September 23, 2012 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, New Hampshire. Contested over 300 laps, it was the twenty-eighth in the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, as well as the second race in the ten-race Chase for the Sprint Cup, which ends the season. Denny Hamlin of Joe Gibbs Racing won the race, his fifth of the season. Jimmie Johnson finished second and Jeff Gordon was third.