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March 11, 2014 5:55 PM

Chris Buescher Bristol Advance

“I am excited to get to go back to Bristol. We had a great run there last year with the 16 team and I believe that returning with the experience is going to be beneficial. It is a track that is similar to the tracks that I ran well at in the ARCA Series. We had a solid top ten run at Vegas and the entire 60 team wants to build on that success in Bristol.” Chris Buescher 

ADVANCE NOTES

Buescher in 2013 

  • Buescher made seven starts with Roush Fenway Racing finishing 34th in NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) points
  • His best start was eighth at Michigan with an average series start of 14.4
  • His best finish was seventh which he accomplished twice, once at Bristol and Michigan 

Buescher at Bristol Motor Speedway

  • 2014 will mark Buescher’s second run at the half mile track
  • Buescher last raced in Bristol in 2013 with a starting position of 11 and season-high seventh place finish

The Car

  • Primary chassis RK-822 is a new chassis
  • Backup chassis RK-777 was last run at Kentucky in Sept. 2013 by the No. 60 team of Travis Pastrana and was involved in a wreck on lap 59 of the 200 lap race

EcoBoost

  • Ford Engines equipped with EcoBoost technology are designed to deliver power and torque consistent with larger engine displacement, naturally aspirated engines while achieving approximately 20% better fuel efficiency and 15% reduced greenhouse emissions than these same engines
  • For 2014, EcoBoost will be available on more than 90% of the FORD nameplates, rising to 95% by 2015
  • More than 100,000 EcoBoost engines are now produced every month

 

Scott Graves on Bristol:

“Chris did really well in his first race at Bristol last year finishing 7th.  The team has some momentum now after our 9th place finish last week at Las Vegas and you can see the excitement in the guys to go take on the next challenge this week at Bristol.  It’s a tough track and everything happens really fast, but I like what I have seen with Chris so far and feel confident that we can have another solid run this week.”

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