Roush Fenway had a strong showing in Kansas last weekend, placing all three Fords in the top nine. The team will look to continue its momentum this weekend in Richmond, were RFR has won a total of 14 NASCAR races.
Capitol City 400
Sat. 4.28.12, 7:30 p.m. EDT
FOX TV, MRN, Sirius 90
Greg Biffle, No. 16 3M/Give Kids a Smile Ford
Matt Kenseth, No. 17 Ford EcoBoost Ford
Carl Edwards, No. 99 Ford EcoBoost Ford
Virginia College 250
Fri. 4.27.12, 7:30 p.m. EDT
ESPN2 TV, MRN, Sirius 90
Ricky Stenhouse Jr., No. 6 Cargill Ford
Biffle, Kenseth Off to Fast Starts
Roush Fenway’s Greg Biffle and Matt Kenseth are off to a fast start in 2012. The dynamic duo sit at first and third in the Sprint Cup point standings, each have won in 2012 and are the only drivers to post five top-five finishes in the first eight races of the season.
In the Points
Carl Edwards has now battled his way back inside the Sprint Cup top 10, using a ninth-place finish at Kansas to move up two spots to ninth. On the Nationwide side, Ricky Stenhouse Jr. will look to take over the points lead with another strong run this weekend in Richmond; Stenhouse has won twice in 2012.
Roush Fenway History at Richmond
Overall, Roush Fenway has started 274 races at Richmond in NASCAR action, winning 14 times, while bringing home 81 top-five and 128 top-10 finishes, 13 poles and leading a total of 4,639 laps across all three of NASCAR’s major series.
On the Sprint Cup Side
Roush Fenway has made 169 Cup starts dating back to 1988 at Richmond, winning on four occasions, with the first coming in 1990 and the last in 2005. Current Roush Fenway driver Matt Kenseth won at Richmond in the fall of 2002.
Roush Fenway has won four Cup races at RIR, with three of the four wins coming in the fall. Roush has not won a ‘spring’ race at Richmond since Feb. 25, 1990.
Nationwide Dominance at Richmond
Roush Fenway has won nine times in the Nationwide Series at Richmond. In fact, Roush Fenway won its first two NNS races at Richmond in 1993 and never looked back. All in all, three different drivers have won a total of nine times in NNS action at Richmond, including Carl Edwards who has three wins there. In addition, Roush has 39 top fives and 54 top 10s in NNS racing at RIR.
RFR Celebrates “25 Winning Years”
Roush Fenway celebrates “25 Winning Years” in 2012. During that span, RFR has accumulated the most wins in NASCAR history with 303, and is the all-time race winner in both the Nationwide and Truck Series. During the season the team will highlight the performance, people, innovation and partners that have been the cornerstone of its performance.
Roush Fenway at Richmond
Races Win T5 T10 Pole Laps Led AvSt AvFn Miles
CUP 169 4 33 63 7 64997 2188 16.9 16.5 48672
NNS 85 9 39 54 4 20295 2274 11.4 11.1 15221.2
TRUCK 20 1 9 11 2 3743 177 11.6 11.1 2807.2
274 14 81 128 13 89035 4639 13.3 12.9 66700.4
RFR Richmond Wins
1990-1 Martin Cup
1998-2 Burton Cup
2002-2 Kenseth Cup
2005-2 Busch Cup
1993-1 Martin NNS
1993-2 Martin NNS
1997-1 Martin NNS
1998-1 Burton NNS
1999-1 Martin NNS
2000-2 Burton NNS
2005-1 Edwards NNS
2008-2 Edwards NNS
2009-2 Edwards NNS
1999 Biffle Truck