Roush Fenway Racing Returns To ‘New Hampshah’
Roush Fenway Racing heads to northern New England this weekend as the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) prepares for 301 miles at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. A Roush Fenway Ford has earned nine victories at the 1.058-mile oval. Also, it is pronounced ‘Cahncahd,’ not ‘Concord.’
Sprint Cup Series
Sun. 7/19/15 – 1:00 PM ET
NBCSN, PRN, Sirius 90
Trevor Bayne, No. 6 AdvoCare Ford Fusion
Greg Biffle, No. 16 Safety-Kleen Ford Fusion
Ricky Stenhouse Jr, No. 17 Fastenal Ford Fusion
NASCAR XFINITY Series
Sat. 7/18/15 – 4:00 PM ET
NBCSN, PRN, Sirius 90
Elliott Sadler, No. 1 OneMain Financial Ford
Bubba Wallace, No. 6 Cross Insurance Ford
Ryan Reed, No. 16 Lilly/American Diabetes Ford
Chris Buescher, No. 60 Zest Ford
Shipping Off to Boston
This weekend’s NSCS race at New Hampshire is in the home territory of Roush Fenway Racing’s co-owners the Fenway Sports Group. Fenway Sports Group is based out of Boston, Mass. and is located just 82 miles from New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
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In 230 starts across NASCAR’s three major touring series at New Hampshire, Roush Fenway Racing has recorded nine wins, 51 top-five finishes, 93 top-10 finishes and has led 2,006 laps. Roush Fenway has also earned two pole positions and has an average finish of 13th.
Nine Lobstah’s and Counting
Roush Fenway has won in all three of NASCAR’s major touring series’ at New Hampshire, including seven in the NSCS and one in both the NASCAR XFINITY Series and in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS). Roush Fenway’s first NSCS win at New Hampshire came in 1997 with former Roush Fenway driver Jeff Burton and most recently won in the fall of 2008 with Greg Biffle. Roush Fenway also earned victories in the NCWTS race in 2000 with former driver Kurt Busch and in the XFINITY Series in 2006 with former driver Carl Edwards.
Four in a Row
Roush Fenway won at least one NSCS race at New Hampshire in four consecutive seasons from 1997-2000, with former driver Burton taking the checkered flag on each occasion. In addition, Roush Fenway swept both races at New Hampshire in 2004 with former driver Busch.
Wickahd Good Domination
Former Roush Fenway driver Burton posted one of the most dominating wins in NASCAR history at New Hampshire on Sept. 17, 2000, with Burton qualifying on the front row (second) and leading all 300 laps of the event en route to his fourth victory at the New England track. Roush Fenway has led over 100 laps in NSCS action at New Hampshire on six different occasions, including leading over 150 laps four times and over 190 laps three times. All-in-all, Roush Fenway has led 2,006 laps at New Hampshire in the NSCS.
In the Points
Roush Fenway currently has all four XFINITY Series drivers inside the top 10 in the championship standings. Two-time race winner Chris Buescher remains first, with teammates Elliott Sadler, Wallace and Reed ranking fourth, sixth and 10th, respectively.
Roush Fenway NHMS wins
1997-1 Burton Cup
1998-1 Burton Cup
1999-1 Burton Cup
2000-2 Burton Cup
2004-1 Busch Cup
2004-2 Busch Cup
2008-2 Biffle Cup
2006 Edwards NXS
2000 Busch Truck
Roush Fenway in New Hampshire
Race Win T5 T10 Pole Laps Led AvSt AvFn Miles
CUP 166 7 32 57 2 47471 1534 20.1 16.2 50224
NXS 36 1 9 18 0 6773 245 14.4 12.9 7165.8
TRUCK 28 1 10 18 0 5550 227 12.1 10 5871.8
230 9 51 93 2 59794 2006 15.5 13.0 63261.6