Roush Fenway Racing’s Ricky Stenhouse Jr. was fastest in Friday’s lone Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice at Atlanta Motor Speedway, continuing Ford’s strong form at the Georgia facility as the marque seeks its second straight win.
It’s finally Daytona Speedweeks and Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers were able to shake the offseason cobwebs and break to the highbanks for the first time on Saturday morning, debuting new schemes and lineups for multiple teams.
Following a successful first year of ownership with the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series, Ricky Stenhouse Jr. has partnered with Richard Marshall to form Stenhouse Jr. Marshall Racing.
Clauson Marshall Racing, Keith Kunz/Curb-Agajanian Motorsports and Tucker/Boat Motorsports have all added their entries for the USAC National Midget Series’ non-points Junior Knepper 55 on Dec. 16, bringing the field to a stout 53 cars.
Roush Fenway Racing will honor longtime competitor and partner Robert Yates at Phoenix Raceway with a tribute paint scheme on Ricky Stenhouse’s No. 17 Ford Fusion.
It took a gutsy strategy call from crew chief Brian Pattie, a lot of nail-biting and “driving our guts out” in the final laps, but at the end of Sunday’s Apache Warrior 400 at Dover International Speedway, Ricky Stenhouse Jr. had found a way to remain above the cut line and advance to the Round of 12 in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs.
Sunday’s Tales of the Turtles 400 at Chicagoland Speedway was defined mostly by the amount of pit road mishaps and penalties that occurred during the race, and how the playoff contenders affected battled back from them.
Fifth Third Bank has renewed its relationship with Roush Fenway Racing as a primary sponsor of Ricky Stenhouse Jr.’s No. 17 Ford in a multi-year deal.
Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. and Fifth Third Bank will honor NASCAR legend Darrell Waltrip with a throwback again for the 2017 Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway. The paint scheme from Waltrip’s 1997 season is one of Stenhouse, Jr.’s favorite paint schemes along with the all chrome scheme that Waltrip ran the same year.
SunnyD has announced a contract extension with Roush Fenway that will see the brand extend its sponsorship with the team and driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr. through the 2019 season, with additional races added each season.
Check out photos from Saturday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Coke Zero 400 at Daytona Int’l Speedway, won by Roush Fenway Racing’s Ricky Stenhouse Jr.!
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla– After 3 hours and 20 minutes, Ricky Stenhouse Jr. survives a wild, caution filled Saturday night to win the Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway for his second win of the season. Stenhouse, won the last super speedway event at Talladega Superspeedway in May and used that momentum and experience to hold off a hungry field …