Race: Ford EcoBoost 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway (.533-mile oval)
Team: No. 60 Roush Fenway Ford
Crew Chief: Chad Norris
Chassis: RK-638-Last ran at Texas, November 2011, Finished third w/Carl Edwards
Broadcast Information: Saturday, March 17, 2012- 1:00 p.m. (ET) ESPN and 1:00 p.m. on PRN radio affiliates and Sirius channel 90
TREVOR BAYNE enters Bristol fourth in NASCAR Nationwide Series point standings, 19 points behind leader Elliott Sadler. He has earned one top-five and two top-10 finishes this season.
· FOR THE RECORD… In 6 starts at the 0.533-mile bullring, Bayne has one top-10 finish. His average start is 12.8, and his average finish is 19.2.
· Chassis RK-638 was the first win for the Ford Mustang in NASCAR Nationwide Series competition w/Carl Edwards at Texas in the spring 2011.
Trevor Bayne on racing at Bristol Motor Speedway: “I am so thankful to be running at Bristol. For us to be as competitive as we are this early in the season with limited help is a huge lift for our entire racing program. It is a testament to all the people working hard at Roush Fenway Racing. We want to run for a championship and this opportunity gets us that much closer to our goal.”
Crew chief Chad Norris on racing at Bristol Motor Speedway: “I am confident going into this weekend at Bristol. Trevor and I have been working hard on our communication and it has paid off so far this year. We use our practice time to really understand what we both want out of the race car and how we can make it better. In order to put ourselves in position to compete for a championship you have to be prepared for everything thrown your way.”