After a whirlwind weekend for Roush Fenway Racing’s “Fan of the Year”, Janelle Gleason, she has returned to Clio, Michigan for some much needed rest! The weekend festivities began as the Coca-Cola 600 revved up on a sunny and warm Sunday at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Janelle and her father found themselves inside the garage, inside the haulers, on pit road, and even in the driver’s meeting where the actors of the “A-Team” were hanging out! Janelle had it covered! Janelle met all of the Roush Fenway Racing drivers’ and Mr.
Ft. Worth, Texas (April 18, 2010) – Persistent rains forced the postponement of Sunday’s scheduled Samsung 500 Sprint Cup race at Texas Motor Speedway. The Nationwide Series race, which had already been postponed from Saturday due to rain, was again postponed to Monday as well.
The Sprint Cup race will be held on Monday at 12 noon EDT and will be televised by FOX, while the Nationwide Race is set for 5 p.m. EDT and will be televised by ESPN2.
Roush Fenway Racing owner and airplane afficionado, Jack Roush, participated in a press conference for Charlotte Motor Speedway yesterday announcing the "Let Freedom Race" pre-race show that will be in conjunction with the May 30th Coca-Cola 600 on Memorial Day weekend. The show will feature a tribute to the men and women who have served our country for generations. As part of the spectacular tribute, Roush's P-51 will be featured to help honor those who served during World War II. For more information and for tickets visit
After a tough weekend in Texas, Roush Fenway Racing turns its focus to the high-banks of Talladega Superspeedway for the season’s second of four restrictor-place races. Roush Fenway will look for its seventh NASCAR win at the historic 2.66-mile oval. Check out all of Roush Fenway Racing's drivers' statistics and thoughts on racing at Talladega Superspeedway!
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series:
Sunday, April 25, 2010
1:00 pm ET on FOX
NASCAR Nationwide Series:
In An Effort To Be More Sustainable
Concord, N.C. (April 21, 2010) – Today Jack Roush, owner of Roush Fenway Racing and Roush Industries, activated the largest photovoltaic (PV) installation in the state of North Carolina by a private individual. The PV install is atop his hanger located in Concord, N.C. The 20 kW system will be the sixth largest in the state and generate over 28,000 kWh of electricity annually that will be put directly into the utility grid for consumers to use.
Menard off to best start of Nationwide Series Career
Avondale, Ariz. (April 9, 2010) – Paul Menard got a hard fought top-10 finish in the Bashas’ Supermarkets 200 at Phoenix International Raceway on Friday night. Menard posted his third top-10 finish of the season and remains sixth in the Nationwide Series point standings. With the run, Menard has completed all of the laps he has attempted in the Nationwide Series in 2010.
I recently watched an episode of “Bones” where the two main characters engaged in a running discussion over “what is a sport?” Basically they were separating “sports” from “games” a theme that embellished Hemingway’s famous comment that only mountain climbing, car racing and bullfighting were “sports.” The point of distinction, according to one character, is that to qualify as a “sport” there must be a risk that engaging in the activity carries a risk of injury to its participants. Think about it. Watching an injury occur appeals only to the psychotic and is not the rea
Dearborn, Mich., March 21, 2010 – Since first coming off the assembly line 45 years ago, Mustang has always been known for its sheer power and speed. Now you can add another element to that reputation – best-in-class fuel economy.
“We are satisfied that NASCAR fairly considered all the circumstances in its decision to discipline Carl (Edwards). We look forward to meeting with NASCAR, Roger (Penske) and Brad (Keselowski) in Bristol next weekend and it is our hope to put this behind us at that time. Missed in all of this was a really strong performance by Roush Fenway - and the Ford teams in general - at Atlanta last weekend and we are eager to continue to build on that moving forward.”
Livonia, Mich. (March 9, 2010) – On Friday, March 12 Jack Roush will receive the highest compliment in the hot rod world as he will be presented with the Robert E. Petersen Lifetime Achievement Award. The ceremony takes place during the grand opening breakfast of the 12th Annual HotRod & Restoration Trade Show in front of nearly one thousand attendees at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis.