Stenhouse Jr – Talladega Advance

Team:                          No. 17 SunnyD Ford Fusion
Crew Chief:                 Brian Pattie
Twitter:                          @Stenhouse17team, @Stenhousejr, and @roushfenway

ADVANCE NOTES

Stenhouse at Talladega Superspeedway

The two-time Xfinity champion has 10 career Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series (MENCS) starts at Talladega with an average finishing position of 11.4.

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In 10 MENCS starts, Stenhouse has scored one win, four top-five and six top-10 finishes and completed 99.1% of the laps.

Returning to the Site of his First Cup Win

After earning his second career Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series (MENCS) Coors Light pole award, Ricky Stenhouse Jr. took the lead on the final lap to claim his first career MENCS victory at Talladega Superspeedway on Sunday afternoon earning a spot in the 2017 Playoffs.

On the Car

Iconic brand and thirst quenching favorite SunnyD will return to the No. 17 this weekend as the primary partner on the No. 17 Ford Fusion.

$10,000 “Kids Dash for Cash”

Kyle Larson and Ricky Stenhouse Jr. are utilizing a “throwback” idea from their racing roots to help enhance the future of their sport.

In a concerted effort to attract new young fans to NASCAR, Larson and Stenhouse Jr. will host a $10,000 “Kids Dash for Cash” event prior to the start of the AAA Texas 500 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoff race on Sunday, Nov. 4, at Texas Motor Speedway.

Stenhouse Jr. on racing at Talladega:

“Talladega is always a special place for me since it’s my home track and where I got my first Cup win. The main thing for me is to be patient because anything can happen and you have to be there at the end to contend for the win. Jimmy Fennig has been working really hard on getting our cars ready. I think if we can stay out of trouble then we have a great shot of getting our No. 17 Ford back to victory lane.”

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