Roush Fenway Advance – Homestead

Ford 400

Sun 11.21.10, 1:15 p.m. EST

ESPN TV, MRN, Sirius 128

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American Muscle

David Ragan, No. 6 UPS Ford

Greg Biffle, No. 16 3M Ford

Matt Kenseth, No. 17 Crown Royal Ford

Carl Edwards, No. 99 Aflac Ford

Ford 300

Sat. 11.20.10, 4:30 p.m. EST

ESPN 2 TV, MRN, Sirius 128

Ricky Stenhouse Jr., No. 6 Citi-Financial Ford

Colin Braun No. 16 Con-Way Freight Ford

Trevor Bayne, No. 17 Roush Fenway Ford

Carl Edwards, No. 60 Copart Ford

Paul Menard, No. 98 Richmond/Menard’s Ford

Roush Fenway Gears Up for Season Finale in Homestead-Miami

Roush Fenway Racing heads into the 2010 NASCAR season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway, looking for a strong outing that will secure three drivers inside the top 10 in both the Sprint Cup and Nationwide Series.

Roush Fenway at Homestead

Roush Fenway has started 114 combined NASCAR races at Homestead, collecting 10 wins (6 Cup, 3 NNS, 1 CWTS), 40 top fives and 54 top 10s, while leading 1,394 laps.

Sprint(ing) to the Finish Homestead

Roush Fenway has started a total of 53 Sprint Cup races at Homestead-Miami, driving to six wins, 18 top fives, 22 top 10s and three poles. In addition, Roush Fenway has led 780 laps in Cup action at Homestead, while turning over 20,000 miles.

Nationwide Effort at Homestead

Roush Fenway has won three times in the Nationwide Series, with the first win coming via Jeff Burton in 1998 and the last win coming in 2008 via Carl Edwards. Matt Kenseth won in 2006 in NNS as well. All-in-all, Roush Fenway has three wins, 16 top fives, 21 top 10s and two poles in 32 NNS starts at Homestead-Miami.

Finishing Strong

During the nine Chase races, Roush Fenway has led a total of 461 laps, while turning in two wins, seven top fives, 14 top-10 finishes and a pole. In fact, Roush Fenway has led laps at eight of the nine Chase races in 2010.

RFR Homestead Wins

2002 Busch Cup

2004 Biffle Cup

2005 Biffle Cup

2006 Biffle Cup

2007 Kenseth Cup

2008 Edwards Cup

1998 Burton NNS

2006 Kenseth NNS

2008 Edwards NNS

2006 Martin Truck

Edwards Perfect Weekend

Carl Edwards turned in a perfect weekend in the Sprint Cup Series at Phoenix last weekend, winning the race and the pole, while leading all three practice sessions leading up to the event. In addition, Edwards won Saturday’s Nationwide race at Phoenix, after starting the race on the front row as well.

In the Points

Roush Fenway Racing is the only team in NASCAR to have three drivers inside the top 10 of the Chase for the Sprint Cup and the only team with two drivers inside the top five. Greg Biffle moved up one position last week to eighth, with Carl Edwards and Matt Kenseth in fourth and fifth positions. In the Nationwide Series, Roush Fewnay is again the only team to have three drivers in the top 10, with Carl Edwards (second), Paul Menard (fifth) and Trevor Bayne (eighth).

400 and Counting

Roush Fenway’s Matt Kenseth will make his 400th Sprint Cup start this wekeend at Homestead-Miami. During that span, Kenseth has 18 wins, 117 top fives and 167 top 10 finishes.

The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of SpeedwayMedia.com.

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