Roush Fenway Racing’s In A “New York State Of Mind”
Roush Fenway Racing returns to the asphalt jungle where dreams are made of as the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) prepares for the second road course race of the 2015 season at Watkins Glen International, just off the corner of 53rd and 3rd. A Roush Fenway Ford has visited victory lane six times at the historic road course.
Sprint Cup Series
Sun. 8/9/15 – 1:00 PM ET
NBCSN, MRN, Sirius 90
Trevor Bayne, No. 6 AdvoCare Ford Fusion
Greg Biffle, No. 16 Cheez-It Ford Fusion
Ricky Stenhouse Jr, No. 17 Ford EcoBoost Ford Fusion
NASCAR XFINITY Series
Sat. 8/8/15 – 3:00 PM ET
NBCSN, MRN, Sirius 90
Elliott Sadler, No. 1 OneMain Financial Ford
Bubba Wallace, No. 6 Cheez-It Ford
Ryan Reed, No. 16 Lilly/American Diabetes Ford
Chris Buescher, No. 60 Ford EcoBoost Ford
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In 93 NSCS starts at Watkins Glen, Roush Fenway has recorded three wins, 23 top-five finishes, 40 top-10 finishes and has an average finish of 15.5. All three of Roush Fenway’s victories came with former driver Mark Martin.
Roush Fenway earned three-consecutive victories at the famed New York road course from 1993-1995 with former driver Martin. Martin, who won the pole for each of the three races, led a combined 183 laps during the three year streak.
Road Course Numbers
In 189 NSCS starts on road courses, Roush Fenway has earned five victories, 37 top-fives, 74 top-10s and six pole positions. Former driver Martin has recorded four of these victories (three-Watkins Glen, one-Sonoma) and former driver Carl Edwards earned a victory in 2014 at Sonoma.
No Sleep ‘Til Brooklyn
Roush Fenway has earned one win, six top-fives and 12 top-10s in 30 starts in the NASCAR XFINITY Series at Watkins Glen. Roush Fenway’s lone victory came with former driver Edwards in 2012.
The First of Three
Watkins Glen marks the first of three road course races for the XFINITY Series. In 80 overall starts, Roush Fenway has recorded four wins, 13 top-fives and 27 top-10s, with Chris Buescher earning the organization’s most recent road course victory at Mid-Ohio in 2014.
In the Points
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 Elliott Sadler, Bubba Wallace and Reed ranking fifth, sixth and 10th, respectively.
This weekend, along with being the title sponsor of Sunday afternoon’s NSCS Cheez-It 355 at the Glen, Cheez-It will be the primary sponsor for Wallace and the No. 6 Ford Mustang in the XFINITY Series and Greg Biffle and the No. 16 Ford Fusion in the NSCS.
Roush Fenway Glen wins
1993 Martin Cup
1994 Martin Cup
1995 Martin Cup
2012 Edwards NXS
1998 Ruttman Truck
2000 Biffle Truck
Roush Fenway in Watkins Glen
Race Win T5 T10 Pole Laps Led AvSt AvFn Miles
CUP 93 3 23 40 4 8170 301 17.3 15.5 20008.7
NXS 30 1 6 12 0 2276 45 16.9 16.4 5576.2
TRUCK 9 2 5 6 1 503 46 7.6 10.9 1232.4
132 6 34 58 5 10949 392 13.9 14.3 26817.3