Roush Fenway Racing Heads Back to the Land of Oz
Roush Fenway Racing returns to “The Wizard of Oz” this weekend as the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) prepares to tackle Kansas Speedway for the second time this season. In total, a Roush Fenway Ford has visited victory lane nine times across the three major touring series at Kansas.
Sprint Cup Series
Sun. 10/18/15 – 2:30 PM ET
NBCSN, MRN, Sirius 90
Trevor Bayne, No. 6 AdvoCare Ford Fusion
Greg Biffle, No. 16 Roush Performance Parts Ford Fusion
Ricky Stenhouse Jr, No. 17 Fastenal Ford Fusion
NASCAR XFINITY Series
Sat. 10/17/15 – 4:00 PM ET
NBCSN, MRN, Sirius 90
Elliott Sadler, No. 1 OneMain Financial Ford
Bubba Wallace, No. 6 Ford EcoBoost Ford
Ryan Reed, No. 16 Lilly/American Diabetes Ford
Chris Buescher, No. 60 AdvoCare Ford
Follow the Yellow Brick Road
Overall, Roush Fenway has started 137 races across the NSCS, NASCAR XFINITY Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS), earning a total of nine wins, 41 top-five finishes, 70 top-10 finishes and has an overall average finish of 13.0.
Winning at Kansas
Roush Fenway swept both the NASCAR XFINITY Series and NSCS races at Kansas in the fall of 2012, with Ricky Stenhouse Jr. becoming the sixth driver to win at the track for the organization via his XFINITY victory. Mark Martin earned Roush Fenway’s first NSCS win at Kansas in 2005 and Greg Biffle bested the 1.5-mile track in 2007 and 2010. Roush Fenway’s first overall win at Kansas came in 2002 via Jeff Burton in the XFINITY Series. Three drivers (Jon Wood, 2003), (Carl Edwards, 2004) and (Erik Darnell, 2007) have won in the NCWTS at Kansas for Roush Fenway.
Tale of the Tape
Roush Fenway has started 77 NSCS races at Kansas, recording four victories, 20 top-five finishes, 34 top-10 finishes, an average finish of 15.0 and has led 932 laps. Former Roush Fenway driver Matt Kenseth earned the most recent victory at Kansas in the fall of 2012.
XFINITY in KANSAS
In 41 NASCAR XFINITY Series starts at Kansas, Roush Fenway has earned two victories, 14 top-five finishes, 24 top-10 finishes, an average finish of 12.9 and has led 380 laps. Stenhouse earned the organization’s most recent victory at the 1.5-mile oval in the fall of 2012.
Points with Four to Play
Roush Fenway currently has all four XFINITY Series drivers inside the top 10 in the championship standings. Two-time race winner Buescher remains first, with teammates Bubba Wallace, Elliott Sadler and Ryan Reed ranking fifth, sixth and 10th, respectively.
Roush Fenway Kansas Wins
2005 Martin Cup
2007 Biffle Cup
2010 Biffle Cup
2012-2 Kenseth Cup
2002 Burton NXS
2012 Stenhouse NXS
2003 Wood Truck
2004 Edwards Truck
2007 Darnell Truck
Roush Fenway at Kansas Speedway
Race Win T5 T10 Pole Laps Led AvSt AvFn Miles
CUP 77 4 20 34 2 19639 932 16.4 15 29458.5
NXS 41 2 14 24 3 7920 380 12.4 12.9 11880
TRUCK 19 3 7 12 0 3059 229 9.9 11 4588.5
137 9 41 70 5 30618 1541 12.9 13.0 45927