Chris Buescher – Atlanta Advance
Team: No. 16 Ford Mustang
Crew Chief: Seth Barbour
Chassis: RK-730 – Last raced at Michigan
Twitter: @Chris_Buescher and @RoushFenway
· Buescher at Atlanta
o Chris Buescher will make his first NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) start at Atlanta Motor Speedway this weekend behind the wheel of the No. 16 Ford Mustang.
o Atlanta marks Buescher’s sixth NNS start this season and his eighth overall. In his seven previous starts, his best finish is seventh, which he earned this season at both Bristol and Michigan.
· The Car
o The No. 16 team brings chassis RK-730 to the track for the second time this season. This chassis last raced to seventh at Michigan International Speedway with Buescher behind the wheel.
· Up to Speed
o In 2011, Buescher made NNS starts at Richmond and Darlington, finishing 17th in both events. In 2012 he participated in the full ARCA schedule, earning the ARCA Championship with four wins, 12 top-fives and 16 top-10s in the 19 race season. Overall, in five seasons of ARCA Racing, Buescher has made 56 starts, with one Championship, 10 wins, 33 top-fives and 43 top-10s.
o The driver of the No. 16 Ford Mustang teams up with Seth Barbour, who will serve as Crew Chief. Barbour most recently worked as an Engineer on the RFR No. 6 team.
Buescher on racing at Atlanta:
“I think Atlanta should be a good race for our team. It will be my first time driving there, and I know it is one of the tougher tracks we go to. I like the challenge and I am excited to get the experience this year.”