NSCS: Roush Fenway Racing Announces Multi-Year Extension with Fastenal

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CONCORD, N.C. — official team release — Sarah Crabill/Getty Images North America photo — Roush Fenway Racing has secured a multi-year partnership extension with primary partner the Fastenal Company that will continue Fastenal’s position as the anchor partner of the No. 17 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series team and driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr.  As part of the extension, Fastenal will also increase …

NSCS: Freaky Fast in Dover; Kevin Harvick Leads Opening Sprint Cup Practice On The Monster Mile

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DOVER, Del. — Story by Race Chaser Online New England Correspondent Kyle Souza — Sean Gardner/Getty Images North America photo — Kevin Harvick returned to the top of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series speed charts on Friday at Dover International Raceway. The Stewart-Haas Racing driver topped the first and only practice session of the day with his No. 4 Jimmy John’s …

NSCS: It’s the Big One; Kurt Busch, Johnson Make Contact; Triggers 21-Car Wreck

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TALLADEGA, Ala. — Report by Race Chaser Online Northeast Correspondent Kyle Magda — Sean Gardner/Getty Images North America photo — Drivers always have to expect “The Big One” anytime NASCAR visits Talladega Superspeedway. It was only a matter of time when the laps of Sunday’s GEICO 500 began to wind down and the intensity increased. Jimmie Johnson and Paul Menard picked …

NSCS: Stenhouse’s Crew Chief, Nick Sandler, Suspended for Talladega Weekend

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — official series release — Getty Images for NASCAR photo — Nick Sandler, crew chief for the No. 17 Roush Fenway Racing Ford of Ricky Stenhouse Jr., has been suspended for this weekend’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series event at Talladega Superspeedway as part of a P3 penalty assessed to the team for a violation at Richmond International …

NSCS: Time to Throwback; Stenhouse Set To Honor Waltrip With Darlington Paint Scheme

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CONCORD, N.C. — official team release — RFR photo — Ricky Stenhouse Jr. knew exactly what iconic No. 17 car he wanted to race in this year’s Southern 500 Throwback Weekend at Darlington Raceway.  It had to be the orange and white No. 17 that Darrell Waltrip drove to his first win in 1975. “Darrell Waltrip is one of the …

NSCS: Hoping to Continue 2016 Success; Stenhouse Jr. Gearing up for Phoenix International Raceway

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AVONDALE, Ariz. — Story by Race Chaser Online New England Correspondent Kyle Souza — Chris Trotman/Getty Images North America photo — The start of the 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season has seen some solid runs from Ricky Stenhouse Jr. and his Roush Fenway Racing team. They started with a 22nd place finish in the Daytona 500, but that’s the worst …

NSCS: SunnyD Joins Roush Fenway Racing as Primary Sponsor for Ricky Stenhouse Jr.

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CONCORD, N.C. – official team release — Roush Fenway Racing has announced that the iconic 50-year-old Sunny Delight brand will serve as a primary partner for five races with driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr. during the 2016 season; four on his No. 17 Sprint Cup Ford Fusion and once as the two-time NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) champion makes his return to …

NSCS: Right On Target; Kyle Larson Fastest in Opening Cup Practice at Atlanta

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HAMPTON, Ga. — Report by Race Chaser Online Northeast Correspondent Kyle Magda — Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images North America photo — Kyle Larson has yet to visit victory lane in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. Friday’s opening practice showed the No. 42 Target Chevrolet is fast on the worn-out 1.54-mile Atlanta Motor Speedway. The 23-year-old driver turned a time of 28.74 …

AMA SX: NASCAR Stars to Participate in Inaugural Monster Energy Supercross Holeshot Challenge

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ELLENTON, Fla. – official series release — Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images for NASCAR photo — Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, and NASCAR have teamed up to create the first-ever Monster Energy Supercross Holeshot Challenge at Atlanta’s Georgia Dome on Saturday. Fans will see Danica Patrick, six-time NASCAR Sprint Cup champion Jimmie Johnson, Greg Biffle, Clint Bowyer, Ty Dillon and Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. …

NSCS: Hoping for a Strong Start; Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Set For Battle in the Sprint Unlimited

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Story by Race Chaser Online New England Correspondent Kyle Souza — Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images for NASCAR photo — With David Gilliland out of a ride for this Saturday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Sprint Unlimited at Daytona, Ricky Stenhouse Jr. found his way into the race. Stenhouse Jr. was the next eligible driver on the list because …

NSCS: Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Confident About Upcoming 2016 Season In Sprint Cup Series

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CONCORD, N.C. — official team release — Christian Petersen/Getty Images North America photo — Going into his fourth season in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS), Ricky Stenhouse Jr. will have the same crew chief and team with him as they tackle the 2016 NSCS season. Stenhouse and crew chief Nick Sandler scored one top-five and three top-10 finishes in the …

USAC: Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Steals Junior Knepper 55 Glory From Bryan Clauson

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DU QUION, Illinois. — official series release — Bryan Clauson Racing photo — Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. conjured memories of his breakout 2007 USAC season, as the Olive Branch, Mississippi driver returned to midget racing on Saturday night and passed Bryan Clauson with three laps to go for the win in the inaugural “Junior Knepper 55” USAC Midget special event at …