David Ragan – California Advance

David Ragan – NSCS ADVANCE

Team: No. 6 UPS Freight Ford Fusion

Crew Chief: Drew Blickensderfer

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Chassis: Primary: RK-640 Ran Michigan – finished 11th

Backup: RK-620 Ran Vegas – finished 23rd

Ragan, NSCS at Auto Club Speedway:

Date Event S F Laps Led Status Money

2-21-10 Auto Club 500 15 23 250/250 0 Running $98,975

10-11-09 Pepsi 500 31 7 250/250 0 Running $117,500

2-22-09 Auto Club 500 13 17 249/250 0 Running $103,400

8-31-08 Pepsi 500 22 13 250/250 1 Running $108,475

2-25-08 Auto Club 500 24 14 250/250 0 Running $104,850

9-2-07 Sharp Aquos 500 33 12 250/250 0 Running $137,475

2-25-07 Auto Club 500 39 16 250/250 0 Running $130,075

Races Wins Top-5s Top-10s Poles Led Money

Spring 4 0 0 0 0 0 $437,300

Fall 3 0 0 1 0 1 $363,450

Cumulative 7 0 0 1 0 1 $800,750

Ragan on racing at Auto Club Speedway:

“We’ve got our good-looking silver UPS Freight Ford back on the track this weekend in California. California is a big, wide track which makes for plenty of opportunities to pass if you’ve got a good handling race car. Roush has always been strong at California and we should definitely be able to carry on that tradition this weekend. We’re taking the same car we had a good finish with in Michigan and so we should be pretty fast.”

Crew chief Drew Blickensderfer on racing at Auto Club Speedway:

“California is a challenging track to get your car handling well, but it’s also a place the Roush cars have excelled at in the past. I’m looking forward to getting to the track with our UPS Freight Ford this weekend. Last weekend we had a good run in Kansas and I feel we can carry that momentum over to California.”

FAST FACTS

• Auto Club Speedway is Ragan’s second-best finishing track behind Talladega. He has an average finish of 14.6 and average starting position of 25.3.

• In his seven starts at Auto Club Speedway Ragan has completed 1,749 of 1,750 laps, falling short only one lap, for a total of 99.9 percent laps completed.

• This will be the second time this season that UPS Freight is featured on the No. 6 Ford. The UPS Freight Ford made its 2010 debut in Chicago, resulting in a 12th-place finish.

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