Roush Fenway Advance
New Hampshire Motor Speedway, 1.058-mile
Sun. 7.17.11, 1:00 p.m. EDT TNT, PRN, Sirius 90
David Ragan, No. 6 UPS Ford Greg Biffle, No. 16 3M Ford Matt Kenseth, No. 17 Affliction Live Fast Ford Carl Edwards, No. 99 Ortho Ford New England 200 Sat. 7.16.11, 3:30 p.m. EDT ESPN TV, PRN, Sirius 90
Ricky Stenhouse Jr., No. 6 Red Sox Ford Trevor Bayne No. 16 NESN Ford Carl Edwards, No. 60 Fastenal Ford Roush Fenway Races Into Boston After placing three teams in the top 10 in the inaugural Sprint Cup race at Kentucky last weekend, Roush Fenway heads east to New Hampshire Motor Speedway where the team will look for its 10th and 11th NASCAR wins at the 1.058-mile flat track.
Roush Fenway at NHMS Roush Fenway has made 194 starts across all three of NASCAR’s three major divisions at New Hampshire. All-in-all the organization boasts nine wins, 46 top-five and 79 top-10 finishes, while leading just under 2000 laps in NASCAR action at New Hampshire. Going for 200 Roush Fenway will make its 200th NASCAR start at New Hampshire this weekend. RFR won the pole and finished second in its first start at Loudon in 1993.
The Win Column Roush Fenway has won in all three of NASCAR’s major series at New Hampshire (7 Sprint Cup, 1 Nationwide, 1 Truck). Roush Fenway’s first win at New Hampshire came in 1997. Its last win at NHMS came in the fall of 2008 with Greg Biffle taking the checkered flag. A total of four drivers have won for Roush Fenway in NASCAR action at Loudon (Jeff Burton-4, Kurt Busch-3, Greg Biffle-1 and Carl Edwards-1).
Four In A Row Roush Fenway won in the Sprint Cup Series at NHMS four years in a row from 1997-2000, with Jeff Burton doing the honors on each occasion. In addition, Roush Fenway swept both races at NHMS in 2004.
Dominating Victory Roush Fenway and Jeff Burton posted one of the most dominating wins in NASCAR history at New Hampshire on Sept. 17, 2000, with Burton qualifying on the front row (2nd) and leading all 300 laps of the event en route to his fourth-straight victory at the track.
In the Lead Roush Fenway has led over 100 laps in Cup action at NHMS on six different occasions, including leading over 150 laps four times and over 190 laps three times. All-in-all, Roush Fenway has led 1,530 laps in Cup action at NHMS.
Other notes… Matt Pucciahas replaced Greg Erwin as crew chief of the No. 16 3M Sprint Cup team. Puccia has been with RFR since 2004…Roush Fenway will again play hosts to its annual “Boston Race Party” this Thursday at City Hall Plaza in downtown Boston….Trevor Bayne will be on hand for Wed. night’s ESPY Awards. Bayne was nominated for “Best Moment” for his historic Daytona 500 win. Follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/roushfenway.com Twitter: www.twitter.com/roushfenway You Tube at www.youtube.com/user/RoushFenwayVideos and at www.roushfenway.com