Roush Fenway Racing Ready For Stars To Shine Bright Deep In The Heart Of Texas – Advance
Roush Fenway Racing Ready for Stars to Shine Bright Deep in the Heart of Texas
Roush Fenway Racing returns to the land of the Alamo this weekend as the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) prepares to race under the Amarillo Sky this weekend at Texas Motor Speedway, a track that has seen a Roush Fenway Ford visit Victory Lane 18 times.
Sprint Cup Series
Duck Commander 500
Sat. 4/11/15 – 7:30 PM ET
FOX, PRN, Sirius 90
Trevor Bayne, No. 6 AdvoCare Ford Fusion
Greg Biffle, No. 16 Safety-Kleen Ford Fusion
Ricky Stenhouse Jr, No. 17 Zest Ford Fusion
NASCAR XFINITY Series
O’Reilly Auto Parts 300
Fri. 4/10/15 – 8:30 PM ET
FOXSports1, PRN, Sirius 90
Elliott Sadler, No. 1 OneMain Financial Ford
Bubba Wallace, No. 6 AdvoCare Ford
Ryan Reed, No. 16 Lilly/American Diabetes Ford
Chris Buescher, No. 60 Safety-Kleen Ford
Roush Fenway won both the first NSCS (Jeff Burton) and NASCAR XFINITY Series (Mark Martin) races at Texas in 1997. Burton began the afternoon from the fifth position and led 60 laps en route to the inaugural victory.
Houston, We Don’t Have a Problem
Roush Fenway has earned nine NSCS victories at Texas, dating back to the inaugural event in 1997. Former drivers Burton, Martin, Matt Kenseth and Carl Edwards, along with current driver Greg Biffle, have captured the checkered flag in the Lonestar State.
Edwards swept the 2008 NSCS races for Roush Fenway at Texas, leading a total of 335 laps in the two events. He is one of only two drivers to win both NSCS events at Texas in the same year.
Four drivers have won for Roush Fenway across multiple NASCAR platforms at Texas; Martin (1 NSCS, 3 XFINITY), Edwards (3 Cup, 2 XFINITY), Kenseth (2 NSCS, 3 XFINITY) and Biffle (2 NSCS, 1 Truck).
Tale of the Tape
Roush Fenway has started 120 NSCS races at Texas, recording a total of nine victories, 38 top-five finishes, 59 top-10 finishes, an average finish of 14.8 and has led 2,502 laps. Biffle earned Roush Fenway’s most recent victory at Texas in the April 2012 event.
Friday Night Lights
Roush Fenway has earned eight victories, 26 top-five finishes, 43 top-10 finishes and an average finish of 13.2 at Texas in the XFINITY Series. Roush Fenway won three of the first four races at the 1.5-mile oval and looks to make it nine overall on Friday evening.
Jack Roush; Texas Motor Speedway Hall of Fame Member
Based on the strength of Roush Fenway’s numerous accomplishments at Texas, team owner Jack Roush was inducted into the Texas Motor Sports Hall of Fame in 2013.
2015 Roush Fenway Lineup
Roush Fenway Racing fields seven NASCAR teams in 2015. Greg Biffle, Ricky Stenouse Jr. and Trevor Bayne make up the team’s NASCAR Sprint Cup lineup, while Chris Buescher, Ryan Reed, Elliott Sadler and Bubba Wallace make up the team’s NASCAR XFINITY roster.
Roush Fenway TexasWins
1997 Burton Cup
1998 Martin Cup
2002 Kenseth Cup
2005-1 Biffle Cup
2005-2 Edwards Cup
2008-1 Edwards Cup
2008-2 Edwards Cup
2011-1 Kenseth Cup
2012-1 Biffle Cup
1997 Martin NNS
1999 Martin NNS
2000 Martin NNS
2007-1 Kenseth NNS
2010-2 Edwards NNS
2011-1 Edwards NNS
2011-2 Bayne NNS
2012-1 Stenhouse NNS
2000 Biffle Truck
Roush Fenway at Texas Motor Speedway
Race Win T5 T10 Pole Laps Led AvSt AvFn Miles
CUP 120 9 38 59 3 38034 2502 16.2 14.8 57051
NXS 82 8 26 43 5 15570 701 11.9 13.2 23355
TRUCK 50 1 12 27 1 7321 290 13.1 13.2 10981.5
252 18 76 129 9 60925 3493 13.7 13.7 91387.5