Roush Fenway Advance – Dover

Roush Fenway Ready to “Chase” the Monster

Roush Fenway posted a strong performance last weekend at New Hampshire, with all four RFR Ford’s finishing in the top eight. This weekend the team will look to build on that success at it travels to Dover, Del., and to one of its top tracks on the circuit

AAA 400

CarParts.com
American Muscle

Sun. 10.2.11, 2:00 p.m. EDT

ESPN, MRN, Sirius 90

David Ragan, No. 6 UPS Ford

Greg Biffle, No. 16 3M Cubitron Ford

Matt Kenseth, No. 17 Crown Royal Ford

Carl Edwards, No. 99 Aflac Ford

One Main Financial 200

Fri. 10.1.11, 3:30 p.m. EDT

ESPN2 TV, MRN, Sirius 90

Ricky Stenhouse Jr., No. 6 RickyvsTrevor.com Ford

Trevor Bayne No. 16 RickyvsTrevor.com Ford

Carl Edwards, No. 60 Fastenal Ford

Roush Fenway at Dover

While nicknamed the “Monster Mile,” Roush Fenway Racing has experienced a great deal of success at every level of NASCAR competition at Dover. Roush Fenway started a total of 244 NASCAR races at Dover, tallying 15 wins, 73 top fives, 115 top 10s and 10 poles, while leading 4223 laps in NASCAR action.

Sweeping Up

Roush Fenway swept the Sprint Cup and Nationwide Series races at Dover earlier this year, with Kenseth taking home the Cup “Monster” and Edwards doing the honors in the Nationwide race. Roush Fenway swept both the Sprint Cup and NNS races there in the spring of 2004 as well and won both the Truck and Cup races there in 2006.

Taming the Monster

Roush Fenway’s nine wins in the Sprint Cup Series at Dover are the third most at a track for the organization (trailing only Michigan and Bristol with 11 and 10). Dover is also top two for Roush Fenway in the Cup series in top fives (47), top 10s (75) and poles (6).

Leading the Way

Roush Fenway has led a total of 3,723 laps in Cup action at Dover, the most the team has led at any track.

Winner’s Circle

Roush Fenway has won in all three major NASCAR series at Dover (9 Cup, 4 Nationwide and 2 Truck). Roush Fenway won its first race at Dover in the Cup series from the pole in the fall of 1997.

RFR Dover Wins

1997-2 Martin Cup

1998-2 Martin Cup

1999-2 Martin Cup

2004-1 Martin Cup

2005-1 Biffle Cup

2006-1 Kenseth Cup

2007-2 Edwards Cup

2008-1 Biffle Cup

2011-1 Kenseth Cup

2002-1 Biffle NNS

2004-1 Biffle NNS

2007-1 Edwards NNS

2011-1 Edwards NNS

2000-2 Busch Truck

2006-1 Martin Truck

Runner Up

In addition to its nine Cup wins at Dover, Roush Fenway has finished second in the Cup series on 13 occasions. In fact Roush Fenway finished second at Dover twice before breaking into the winner’s circle in 1997. Twice the company has posted one-two finishes at Dover in Cup action (spring ’06 and fall ’07). In addition, Roush Fenway has six runner-up finishes at Dover in the Nationwide Series; including a one-two finish there this spring (Edwards, Stenhouse Jr.)

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