Roush Fenway Richmond Advance
Roush Fenway Marches Forward to Richmond Last weekend brought an off weekend for the Sprint Cup Series and yet another Roush Fenway victory in the Nationwide Series at Nashville . This weekend the teams will take to the short track excitement of Richmond International Raceway, where Roush Fenway has taken home the checkered flag on 14 occasions.
Crown Royal 400 Sat. 4.30.11, 7:30 p.m. EDT FOX TV, MRN, Sirius 128 David Ragan No. 6 UPS Ford Greg Biffle, No. 16 3M Ford Matt Kenseth, No. 17 Crown Royal Ford Carl Edwards, No. 99 Scotts Ford Bubba Burger 250 Sat. 4.29.11, 7:30 p.m. EDT SPEED TV, MRN, Sirius 128 Ricky Stenhouse, No. 6 Roush Fenway Ford Trevor Bayne, No.16 Roush Fenway Ford Carl Edwards, No. 60 Fastenal Ford Roush Fenway History at Richmond Overall, Roush Fenway has started 260 races at Richmond in NASCAR action, winning 14 times, while bringing home 75 top-five and 122 top-10 finishes, 12 poles and leading a total of 4,273 laps across all three of NASCAR’s major series.
On the Sprint Cup Side Roush Fenway has made 161 Cup starts dating back to 1988 at Richmond , winning on four occasions, with the first coming in 1990 and the last in 2005. Current Roush Fenway driver Matt Kenseth won at Richmond in the fall of 2002.
Winning Trends Roush Fenway has won four Cup races at RIR, with three of the four wins coming in the fall. Roush has not won a ‘spring’ race at Richmond since Feb. 25, 1990.
Roush Fenway Richmond Wins 1990-1 Martin Cup 1998-2 Burton Cup 2002-2 Kenseth Cup 2005-2 Busch Cup 1993-1 Martin NNS 1993-2 Martin NNS 1997-1 Martin NNS 1998-1 Burton NNS 1999-1 Martin NNS 2000-2 Burton NNS 2005-1 Edwards NNS 2008-2 Edwards NNS 2009-2 Edwards NNS 1999 Biffle Truck 2009-2 Edwards NNS 1999 Biffle Truck Nationwide Dominance at Richmond Roush Fenway has won nine times in the Nationwide Series at Richmond . In fact, Roush Fenway won its first two NNS races at Richmond in 1993 and never looked back. All in all, three different drivers have won a total of nine times in NNS action at Richmond , including Carl Edwards who has three wins there. In addition, Roush has 37 top fives and 52 top 10s in NNS racing at RIR.
Winning! Through the first eight weekends of the 2011 season, Roush Fenway has already accumulated four wins (two in the Nationwide Series and two in the Sprint Cup Series). Carl Edwards has been responsible for three of the four wins, including last weekend’s win at Nashville . In addition, Edwards leads the Sprint Cup point standings and Ricky Stenhouse Jr., is tied for the lead in the Nationwide Series.
RickyvsTrevor.com RickyvsTrevor.com, a new website launched by Roush Fenway Racing, promises to provide not only an inside glimpse of two of NASCAR’s fastest rising stars, but a behind the scenes look at the competitive nature that drives their racing success on the track. The site will feature ongoing competitions ranging from on-track performances to battles of brawn, brain, and maybe even a test of their musical abilities. Bayne and Stenhouse’s Ford Mustangs will highlight the site this weekend.