Roush Fenway Advance – New Hampshire Motor Speedway, 1.058-Mile
Roush Fenway Racing Prepares for ‘New Hampshah’
Roush Fenway Racing returns to the fall weather of northern New England this weekend as the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) heads back to New Hampshire Motor Speedway. A Roush Fenway Ford has earned nine victories at the 1.058-mile oval. Also, it is still pronounced ‘Cahncahd,’ not ‘Concord.’
Sprint Cup Series
Sun. 9/27/15 – 2:00 PM ET
NBCSN, PRN, Sirius 90
Trevor Bayne, No. 6 AdvoCare Ford Fusion
Greg Biffle, No. 16 Kleen Performance Products Ford Fusion
Ricky Stenhouse Jr, No. 17 Ford EcoBoost Ford Fusion
NASCAR XFINITY Series
Sat. 9/26/15 – 8:00 PM ET
NBCSN, PRN, Sirius 90
Elliott Sadler, No. 1 OneMain Financial Ford
Bubba Wallace, No. 6 Bleacher Report Ford
Ryan Reed, No. 16 Lilly/American Diabetes Ford
Chris Buescher, No. 60 AdvoCare Ford
Shipping Off to Boston
This weekend’s NSCS race at New Hampshire is in the home territory of Roush Fenway Racing’s co-owners the Fenway Sports Group. Fenway Sports Group is based out of Boston, Mass. and is located just 82 miles from New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
How ‘Bout Them Apples
In 230 starts across NASCAR’s three major touring series at New Hampshire, Roush Fenway Racing has recorded nine wins, 51 top-five finishes, 93 top-10 finishes and has led 2,006 laps. Roush Fenway has also earned two pole positions and has an average finish of 13th.
Nine Lobstah’s and Counting
Roush Fenway has won in all three of NASCAR’s major touring series’ at New Hampshire, including seven in the NSCS and one in both the NASCAR XFINITY Series and in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS). Roush Fenway’s first NSCS win at New Hampshire came in 1997 with former Roush Fenway driver Jeff Burton and most recently won in the fall of 2008 with Greg Biffle. Roush Fenway also earned victories in the NCWTS race in 2000 with former driver Kurt Busch and in the XFINITY Series in 2006 with former driver Carl Edwards.
Four in a Row
Roush Fenway won at least one NSCS race at New Hampshire in four consecutive seasons from 1997-2000, with former driver Burton taking the checkered flag on each occasion. In addition, Roush Fenway swept both races at New Hampshire in 2004 with former driver Busch.
Wickahd Good Domination
Former Roush Fenway driver Burton posted one of the most dominating wins in NASCAR history at New Hampshire on Sept. 17, 2000, with Burton qualifying on the front row (second) and leading all 300 laps of the event en route to his fourth victory at the New England track. Roush Fenway has led over 100 laps in NSCS action at New Hampshire on six different occasions, including leading over 150 laps four times and over 190 laps three times. All-in-all, Roush Fenway has led 2,006 laps at New Hampshire in the NSCS.
XFINITY in Kentucky
Roush Fenway has started 39 NASCAR XFINITY Series races at Kentucky, earning one win, six top-fives and 15 top-10s. Roush Fenway finished second in the first three races at Kentucky, before breaking into the win column with former Roush Fenway driver Carl Edwards in 2005.
Down the Stretch They Come
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 teammates Elliott Sadler, Wallace and Reed ranking fifth, sixth and 10th, respectively.
Roush Fenway NHMS wins
1997-1 Burton Cup
1998-1 Burton Cup
1999-1 Burton Cup
2000-2 Burton Cup
2004-1 Busch Cup
2004-2 Busch Cup
2008-2 Biffle Cup
2006 Edwards NXS
2000 Busch Truck
Roush Fenway Kentucky wins
2005 Edwards NXS
2003 Edwards Truck
2000 Biffle Truck
Roush Fenway in New Hampshire
Race Win T5 T10 Pole Laps Led AvSt AvFn Miles
CUP 169 7 32 57 2 48370 1534 20.2 16.4 51175.1
NXS 40 1 9 19 0 7570 246 14.6 12.9 8009
TRUCK 28 1 10 18 0 5550 227 12.1 10 5871.8
237 9 51 94 2 61490 2007 15.6 13.1 65055.9