Roush Fenway Advance – Kansas

Kansas Speedway, 1.5-mile

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David Ragan, No. 6 UPS Ford

Greg Biffle, No. 16 3M Sherwin Williams Ford

Matt Kenseth, No. 17 Crown Royal Black Ford

Carl Edwards, No. 99 Aflac Ford

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Ricky Stenhouse Jr., No. 6 Citi Financial Ford

Colin Braun No. 16 Con-way Freight Ford

Carl Edwards, No. 60 Fastenal Ford

Paul Menard, No. 98 Menard’s

Log on to www.roushfenway.com to see exclusive video of Roush Fenway driver Carl Edwards talking about competing at his ‘home’ track of Kansas Speedway.

Roush Fenway, Chase for Sprint Cup Heads to Kansas

After an up and down weekend at the Monster Mile of Dover, Roush Fenway and the NASCAR circuit heads to Kansas Speedway where the team will look to keep its championship hopes alive. The Sprint Cup Series is again joined by the Nationwide Series, at a track where Roush Fenway has won in a three major series.

Roush Fenway Chase Report

After Dover, Roush Fenway moves into Kansas sixth (Edwards), ninth (Biffle) and 11th (Kenseth) in the point standings. The teams will need to make a serious charge at the 1.5 mile speedway, where Roush Fenway has won twice in Chase action.

Roush Fenway at Kansas

Roush Fenway has made 89 starts at Kansas Speedway, winning six times and collecting 29 top-five and 46 top-10 finishes across the top-three NASCAR series at the track. Roush Fenway’s first win at the track came via the NNS series with Jeff Burton in 2002. The following year Jon Wood took the checkered flag in the truck series and Mark Martin collected the organization’s first Cup win there in 2005.

Roush Fenway Kansas Wins

2005 Martin Cup

2007 Biffle Cup

2002 Burton NNS

2003 Wood Truck

2004 Edwards Truck

2007 Darnell Truck

Roush Fenway in the Chase

Roush Fenway is no stranger to NASCAR’s Chase to the Cup, the organization has fielded at least two cars in each of its seven years of existence. In 2005, Roush Fenway occupied half of the 10-car field and in 2004 the organization won the inaugural Chase. In addition, Roush Fenway has placed more cars in the Chase field (20) than any other racing organization.

Leading the Way

Roush Fenway has led a total of 1,174 laps in NASCAR action at Kansas, including 634 laps in Cup action and 311 laps in the Nationwide Series.

Kansas Chase Moments

There have been quite a few Chase highlights for Roush Fenway at Kansas. Mark Martin and th No. 6 team took two tires and never looked back, leading 137 laps en route to the team’s win there in 2005. Greg Biffle came back and took the checkered flag in 2007, but the most memorable Chase moment for Roush Fenway at Kansas, may have come in 2008 when Carl Edwards attempted a last turn, off the wall pass for the race win. Despite the fact Edwards gutsy move failed to notch him the victory, Edwards still finished second, leading four Roush Fenway cars in the top eight of the race.

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