Roush Fenway Advance – Kansas

Roush Fenway Advance – Kansas

Kansas Speedway – 1.5-mile

Hollywood Casino 400

CarParts.com
American Muscle

Sun. 10.9.11, 2:00 p.m. EDT

ESPN, MRN, Sirius 90

David Ragan, No. 6 UPS Ford

Greg Biffle, No. 16 Sherwin Williams Ford

Matt Kenseth, No. 17 Crown Royal Ford

Carl Edwards, No. 99 Aflac Ford

Kansas Lottery 300

Sat. 10.8.11, 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 Looks To Hold Point Leads In Kansas

Roush Fenway left the Monster Mile of Dover holding the points lead in the Nationwide Series and tied for the lead in the the Sprint Cup Series. The team will look to continue its strong performance this weekend in Kansas.

Roush Fenway at Kansas

Roush Fenway has made 52 Sprint Cup starts at Kansas Speedway, winning three times and collecting 13 top-five and 24 top-10 finishes. Roush Fenway’s first win at the track came via the NNS series with Jeff Burton in 2002. It’s first Sprint Cup win at Kansas came in 2005 via Mark Martin. Greg Biffle is Roush Fenway’s most winning driver at Kansas, having won twice there in the Cup Series, including last fall. This year marks the first time that Kansas Speedway has hosted two Cup races in a single season.

RFR Kansas Wins

2005 Martin Cup

2007 Biffle Cup

2010 Biffle Cup

2002 Burton NNS

2003 Wood Truck

2004 Edwards Truck

2007 Darnell Truck

Roush Fenway Chase Report

After Dover, Roush Fenway moves into Kansas tied for first (Edwards) and sixth (Kenseth) in the point standings. The teams will look to make a serious charge at the 1.5-mile speedway, where Roush Fenway has won three times in Chase action, including Greg Biffle’s win last season.

Roush Fenway in the Chase

Roush Fenway is no stranger to NASCAR’s Chase for the Cup, the organization has fielded at least two cars in each of its seven years of existence. In 2005, Roush Fenway occupied half of the 10-car field and in 2004 the organization won the inaugural Chase. In addition, Roush Fenway has placed more cars in the Chase field (22) than any other racing organization.

Leading the Way

Roush Fenway has led a total of 1,296 laps in NASCAR action at Kansas, including 751 laps in Cup action and 316 laps in the Nationwide Series.

Kansas Chase Moments

There have been quite a few Chase highlights for Roush Fenway at Kansas. Mark Martin and th No. 6 team took two tires and never looked back, leading 137 laps en route to the team’s win there in 2005. Greg Biffle came back and took the checkered flag in 2007, but the most memorable Chase moment for Roush Fenway at Kansas, may have come in 2008 when Carl Edwards attempted a last turn, off the wall pass for the race win. Despite the fact Edwards gutsy move failed to notch him the victory, Edwards still finished second, leading four Roush Fenway cars in the top eight of the race.

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