Ricky Stenhouse Jr. – Watkins Glen Advance
Stenhouse at Watkins Glen
Stenhouse has six Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series (MENCS) starts at Watkins Glen, with an average starting position of 26.5 and average finishing position of 24.3.
Stenhouse has two XFINITY Series starts at the road course, earning his career best finish of fourth in 2012.
A Year Ago At Watkins Glen
After an early spin, Ricky Stenhouse Jr. rallied back to earn a 16th-place finish in Sunday afternoon’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series (MENCS) race at Watkins Glen International scoring a career best finish at the 2.45-mile track.
On the Car
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New York Natives
Jackman Brad Robinson and Gas Man Kevin Wing grew up in Groton, NY, which is approximately one hour from Watkins Glen International.
Stenhouse Jr. on racing at Watkins Glen:
“I’m looking forward to racing this weekend at the Glen. The key to road racing is being smooth and trying to limit your mistakes. Like in years past, pit strategy and fuel mileage usually becomes a factor. If we can stay out of trouble and play the right strategy, I’m confident that we can have a solid finish this weekend.”