Roush Fenway, Edwards Take Chase Points Lead in Strong Performance at Kansas

Roush Fenway places 3 cars in top 8 at Kansas

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (Oct. 9, 2011) – Roush Fenway Racing’s Matt Kenseth and Carl Edwards finished fourth and fifth respectively in Sunday’s Hollywood Casino 400 Sprint Cup race at Kansas Speedway to lead three Roush Fenway Fords in the top eight. With the finish, Edwards takes over the points lead in the 2011 Chase for the Sprint Cup.

Greg Biffle – who started on the pole and lead 23 laps – finished eighth in the race. David Ragan finished in 20th. Kenseth led 26 laps on the day, en route to his ninth top-five finish of the season.

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With six races remaining in the 2011 Chase, Edwards leads the field by one point. Kenseth is fifth; trailing Edwards by 12 points. The Sprint Cup Series returns to action next weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway, where Roush Fenway has won seven times at NASCAR’s highest level.

Roush Fenway Racing is NASCAR’s largest team operating in both the Sprint Cup Series and Nationwide Series with drivers Carl Edwards, Matt Kenseth, Greg Biffle, David Ragan, Ricky Stenhouse Jr., and Trevor Bayne. Celebrating 25 winning years in 2012, Roush Fenway is the leader in NASCAR marketing solutions with its exclusive RoushFenwayOnTrack sponsorship measurement services, motorsport’s only team-focused TV show, and its social marketing channel RickyvsTrevor.com bringing unmatched brand opportunities to sponsors. Visit file:///C:UserskdwoodAppDataLocalTempXPgrpwisewww.RoushFenway.com> www.RoushFenway.com, become a fan on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/roushfenway www.facebook.com/roushfenway and follow on Twitter at @roushfenway. For sponsorship inquiries call John Younger at 704.720.4620.

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