Roush Fenway Advance – Richmond International Raceway

Roush Fenway Advance – Richmond International Raceway, .750-mile

“Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?”

Roush Fenway Racing hopes to “Meet Virginia” this weekend as the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) heads to Richmond International Raceway, a track that has seen a Roush Fenway Ford visit victory lane on 15 previous occasions.

American Muscle

Sprint Cup Series
Richmond Int’l Raceway
Sat. 9/12/15 – 7:00 PM ET
NBCSN, MRN, Sirius 90

Trevor Bayne, No. 6 AdvoCare Ford
Greg Biffle, No. 16 Cheez-It Ford
Ricky Stenhouse Jr, No. 17 Cargill Beef/Sam’s Club Ford

Richmond Int’l Raceway
Fri. 9/11/15 – 7:30 PM ET
NBCSN, MRN, Sirius 90

Elliott Sadler, No. 1 OneMain Financial Ford
Bubba Wallace, No. 6 Roush Performance Ford
Ryan Reed, No. 16 Lilly/American Diabetes Ford
Chris Buescher, No. 60 AdvoCare Ford

Roush Fenway History at Richmond

Overall, Roush Fenway has started 315 races at Richmond, earning a total of 15 victories, 87 top-five and 143 top-10 finishes, 14 poles and 4,958 laps led across the NSCS, NASCAR XFINITY Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS).

Tale of the Tape

Roush Fenway has started 190 NSCS races at Richmond, recording a total of five victories, 35 top-five finishes, 70 top-10 finishes, an average finish of 16.6 and has led 2,440 laps.

Saturday Night Fever

Four of Roush Fenway’s five NSCS wins at Richmond have come in the fall event. Roush Fenway has not won a ‘spring’ race at Richmond since Feb. 25, 1990. Former Roush Fenway driver Carl Edwards earned the organization’s most recent victory at Richmond in Sept. 2013.


All seven of Roush Fenway’s drivers have earned at least one top-10 finish in at least one of the three major NASCAR touring series. Greg Biffle leads the way with a combined total of one win, 11 top-five and 19 top-10 finishes across the three series at Richmond.

Friday Night Lights

Roush Fenway has earned nine victories, 43 top-five finishes, 62 top-10 finishes and an average finish of 11.2 at Richmond in the XFINITY Series. All-in-all, three different drivers are responsible for the nine victories at the Virginia short track (Edwards, Mark Martin and Jeff Burton).

In the Points

Roush Fenway currently has all four XFINITY Series drivers inside the top 10 in the championship standings. Two-time race winner Chris Buescher remains first, with Elliott Sadler, Bubba Wallace and Ryan Reed ranking fifth, sixth and 10th, respectively.

Home Sweet Home

This weekend’s XFINITY race marks a homecoming for Sadler, the driver of the No. 1 OneMain Financial Ford Mustang. Sadler, who hails from Emporia, Va., grew up just over an hour away from Richmond International Raceway.

Roush Fenway Richmond Wins

1990-1    Martin       Cup

1998-2    Burton       Cup

2002-2    Kenseth    Cup

2005-2    Busch         Cup

2013-2    Edwards    Cup

1993-1    Martin       NXS

1993-2    Martin       NXS

1997-1    Martin       NXS

1998-1    Burton       NXS

1999-1    Martin       NXS

2000-2    Burton       NXS

2005-1    Edwards    NXS

2008-2    Edwards    NXS

2009-2    Edwards    NXS

1999       Biffle          Truck

Roush Fenway at Richmond International Raceway

Race      Win     T5          T10       Pole    Laps          Led           AvSt        AvFn       Miles

CUP                 190         5          35          70         7          73373       2440         17.3         16.6         54954

NXS                  105         9          43          62         5          25237       2341         11.5         11.2         18927.8

TRUCK            20          1          9             11         2          3743          177           11.6         11.1         2807.2

315         15       87          143       14       102353     4958         13.5         13.0         76689

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