By Toby Christie, Editor – Follow on Twitter @Toby_Christie
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. comes into Saturday night’s Bass Pro Shops night race at Bristol Motor Speedway in an unenviable position – the first man outside the cutline for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs.
The 30-year-old driver currently sits 62 points behind Hendrick Motorports driver Alex Bowman. Stenhouse could erase that point deficit over the next three races, but it is highly unlikely that it will happen. But if Stenhouse were to win one of the three remaining regular season races the Olive Branch, Mississippi native would leapfrog his way automatically into the post season. The three races left include Bristol, Darlington and Indianapolis. Continue reading “Bristol Marks Stenhouse’s Last Real Shot at Playoffs”
At Atlanta, Roush Fenway Racing had three drivers finish in the top 15 in Coors Light Pole Qualifying for the first time since Aug. 15, 2014 at Michigan when Carl Edwards started third, followed by Ricky Stenhouse Jr. in 10th and Greg Biffle in 11th.
This time, Trevor Bayne started third, joined by Stenhouse and Biffle, who were fifth and 15th on the grid, respectively. Continue reading “Roush Fenway Racing Shows Some Speed At Atlanta”
3M TO PARTNER WITH HENDRICK MOTORSPORTS
THREE-YEAR COMMITMENT TO KICK OFF IN 2015 WITH JEFF GORDON
CONCORD, N.C. (Aug 12, 2014) – 3M will join 11-time Sprint Cup Series champions Hendrick Motorsports beginning with the 2015 NASCAR season when it will become a primary sponsor of driver Jeff Gordon and his No. 24 Chevrolet SS team. Continue reading “Roush Free-Fall Continues, 3M Heads To Hendrick & Jeff Gordon 24”
CONCORD, N.C. (July 31, 2014) –Roush Fenway Racing announces that legendary NASCAR driver Mark Martin is returning to the race team where he excelled behind the wheel for almost 20 years – this time as the team’s driver development coach. Martin was the first driver hired by team owner Jack Roush when he founded his NASCAR operation in 1988. The two went on to become one of the most successful duos in sports history, accumulating 83 NASCAR wins, four NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Championship runner-up finishes, and building Roush Fenway into the winningest team in NASCAR history.
Continue reading “Mark Martin Returns ‘Home’ To Roush Fenway Racing”
By Reid Spencer
NASCAR Wire Service
Greg Biffle re-signs with Roush Fenway, but Carl Edwards won’t be back
INDIANAPOLIS—The good news for Roush Fenway Racing is that Greg Biffle will remain with the team as the organization’s veteran leader, after re-signing with RFR.
On the flip side, Carl Edwards told the team more than a month ago, according to owner Jack Roush, that he will drive elsewhere next year. Continue reading “Roush Fenway Racing Sticks With The Biff – Greg Biffle”