Roush Fenway Advance – California

Roush Fenway Advance

Auto Club (California) Speedway – 2- mile

Pepsi Max 400


American Muscle

Sun. 10.10.10, 3:00 p.m. EDT

ESPN TV, MRN, Sirius 128

David Ragan, No. 6 UPS Freight Ford

Greg Biffle, No. 16 3M Ford

Matt Kenseth, No. 17Crown Royal Ford

Carl Edwards, No. 99Aflac Ford

Camping World 300

Sat. 10.9.10, 4:30 p.m. EDT

ESPN 2 TV, MRN, Sirius 128

Ricky Stenhouse Jr., No. 6 Blackwell Angus Ford

Trevor Bayne, No. 17 Roush Fenway Ford

Colin Braun No. 16 Con-way Freight Ford

Carl Edwards, No. 60 Copart Ford

Paul Menard, No. 98 Richmond/Menards

Roush Fenway Heads West to California

After a strong performance last weekend at Kansas, Roush Fenway takes its rejuvenated championship hopes to one of its strongest tracks on the circuit, Auto Club Speedway where Roush Fenway has combined for 15 wins and led over 2000 laps in NASCAR action.

Roush Fenway Hits Marks at California

Roush Fenway will make its 100th Sprint Cup start this weekend at California and its 50th start in the Nationwide Series.

Six Years in a Row?

Roush Fenway Racing has won at least one Sprint Cup race in the last five years at Auto Club Speedway, dating back to 2005. In fact, 2002 was the last season that Roush Fenway did not win a NASCAR race at California.

Victory Lane in Cali

Roush Fenway racing has scored a total of seven victories at Auto Club Speedway in the Cup Series. All in all Roush Fenway has captured the checkered flag in 35 percent of the Sprint Cup races at California.

Strong In Southern Cal

Roush Fenway Racing has placed at least one car in the top 10 in 19 of the 20 NASCAR Sprint Cup races at Auto Club Speedway. In addition, Roush Fenway has scored a total of 26 top fives and 44 top-10 finishes at the two-mile quad oval, and led a total of 1,410 laps in Cup action.

Nationwide Effort

Roush Fenway has won a total of six races in the Nationwide Series at Auto Club Speedway and has finished inside the top 10 with 61 percent (30) of its entries. In fact, Roush Fenway has twice swept the Nationwide Series at California (2004 and 2005) and completed 97 percent of its laps run in the series at the track.

Winning At California

Overall, Roush Fenway Racing has won 15 NASCAR races at Auto Club Speedway (7 Cup, 6 Nationwide and 2 Truck).

RFR California Wins

1998 Martin Cup

2003 Busch Cup

2005-1 Biffle Cup

2006-1 Kenseth Cup

2007-1 Edwards Cup

2008-1 Kenseth Cup

2009-1 Kenseth Cup

2004-1 Biffle NNS

2004-2 Biffle NNS

2005-1 Martin NNS

2005-2 Edwards NNS

2006-1 Edwards NNS

2007-1 Kenseth NNS

2000 Busch Truck

2006 Martin Truck

In the Chase at California

Last season marked the first year that Auto Club Speedway appeared as one of the 10 races in the Chase for the Sprint Cup. Carl Edwards led Roush in that effort with a sixth-place finish. Of all the tracks in the Chase, Roush Fenway’s seven wins at California tie for the most.

Roush Fenway Chaser Stats at Kansas

Races: 2

Breakdown: Edwards 1 , Biffle 1

Wins: –

Top 5: –

Top 10: 1

Roush Fenway at Auto Club Speedways

Site Races Win T5 T10 Pole Laps Led AvSt AvFn Miles

CUP 96 7 26 44 1 23429 1410 19.4 13.8 46858

NNS 49 6 19 30 2 7141 724 12.3 12 14282

Truck 27 2 8 15 2 2634 143 11.8 10.8 5268

172 15 53 89 5 33204 2277 14.5 12.2 66408

Rank +/- Driver Points Behind Starts Poles Wins Top 5 Top 10

1 1 Johnson 5503 Leader 29 2 6 12 16

2 -1 Hamlin 5495 -8 29 1 6 11 13

3 2 Harvick 5473 -30 29 0 3 13 19

4 2 Edwards 5450 -53 29 2 0 7 16

5 3 Gordon 5445 -58 29 0 0 11 15

6 -2 KuBusch 5433 -70 29 2 2 9 16

7 -4 Ky Busch 5423 -80 29 2 3 8 16

8 1 Biffle 5418 -85 29 0 2 6 15

9 -2 Burton 5402 -101 29 0 0 6 14

10 — Stewart 5376 -127 29 2 1 8 15

11 — Kenseth 5354 -149 29 0 0 5 11

12 — Bowyer 5251 -252 29 0 1 5 15

2010 Chase Schedule

Date Site RFR Wins

9/19 Loudon 7

9/26 Dover 8

10/3 Kansas 2

10/10 California 7

10/16 Charlotte 7

10/24 Martinsville 4

10/31 Talladega 3

11/7 Texas 7

11/14 Phoenix 5

11/21 Homestead 6


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