Roush Fenway Advance – All-Star/Iowa

Roush Fenway Advance – All-Star/Iowa

Sprint All-Star Challenge

Sat. 5.21.11, 9:00 p.m. EDT

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American Muscle

SPEED TV, MRN, Sirius 90

Matt Kenseth, No. 17 Crown Royal Ford

Carl Edwards, No. 99 Aflac Ford

Greg Biffle, No. 16 3M Ford

Sprint All-Star Showdown

7:00 p.m. EDT

David Ragan, No. 6 UPS Ford

Iowa Speedway

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Sat. 5.21.11, 2:00 p.m. EDT

ABC TV, MRN, Sirius 90

Ricky Stenhouse Jr., No. 6 Blackwell Angus Ford

Carl Edwards, No. 60 Polaris Ford

Roush Fenway Ready to Rock All-Star

After a strong showing and the victory at the ‘Monster Mile’ of Dover, Roush Fenway and the NASCAR Sprint Cup circuit takes a week off from point racing for Sprint All-Star weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Roush Fenway has three guaranteed spots in All-Star Challenge, with Matt Kenseth, Carl Edwards and Greg Biffle all locked in the show. David Ragan will look to race his way in via the All-Star Showdown.

Roush Fenway Sprint All-Star Challenge

Roush has won three times in the All-Star race, with the first win coming via Mark Martin and the No. 6 team in the 1998 event. Matt Kenseth won the event in 2004, with Martin giving Roush Fenway its third All-Star win the following year in 2005. Jeff Burton won the All-Star Showdown, racing his way into the All-Star Challenge in 2003. Matt Kenseth finished second in the All-Star Challenge a year ago.

RFR All-Star Wins

1998 Martin Cup

2004 Kenseth Cup

2005 Martin Cup

All-Star Showdown

2003 Burton Cup

Pointing Forward

While this week the series takes a break from point racing, Roush Fenway heads into the All-Star break with Carl Edwards leading the Sprint Cup point standings by 24 points. Matt Kenseth is sixth in the standings and virtually assured of a ‘Chase’ berth via his two victories this season. Greg Biffle is in strong position for the Chase in 12th place and David Ragan is 21st.

Roush Fenway at Iowa

Roush Fenway has started seven entries at Iowa Speedway, earning two top 10s, one top five and a pole.

Stenhouse Jr. Wins First Pole in Inaugural Iowa Race

Ricky Stenhouse Jr., won his first career NASCAR pole in the inaugural NASCAR event at Iowa Speedway in the Nationwide race there on Aug. 1, 2009.

Next Week

Roush Fenway will again take to the track at Charlotte Motor Speedway for the NASCAR season’s longest race , the Coca-Cola 600. Roush Fenway won the event a record four-consecutive times from 1999-2002. The Nationwide Series returns to Charlotte as well, where Roush Fenway has won 10 times in NNS competition.

Roush Fenway Fan Day Set for May 26

Roush Fenway Racing will host its annual 2011 Fan Day event, on Thursday, May 26th at its corporate headquarters in Concord, N.C. Fans are invited to participate in an array of activities that kick off with autograph sessions by all seven Roush Fenway drivers and legendary team owner Jack Roush and a fan day tweet up. Fans can visit Roush Fenway on Facebook for more details.

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