Roush Fenway Racing’s In A “New York State Of Mind”

Roush Fenway Racing’s In A “New York State Of Mind”

Roush Fenway Racing returns to the asphalt jungle where dreams are made of as the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) prepares for the second road course race of the 2015 season at Watkins Glen International, just off the corner of 53rd and 3rd. A Roush Fenway Ford has visited victory lane six times at the historic road course.

Sprint Cup Series

Watkins Glen

Sun. 8/9/15 – 1:00 PM ET

NBCSN, MRN, Sirius 90

 Trevor Bayne, No. 6 AdvoCare Ford Fusion

Greg Biffle, No. 16 Cheez-It Ford Fusion

Ricky Stenhouse Jr, No. 17 Ford EcoBoost Ford Fusion


Watkins Glen

Sat. 8/8/15 – 3:00 PM ET

NBCSN, MRN, Sirius 90 

Elliott Sadler, No. 1 OneMain Financial Ford

Bubba Wallace, No. 6 Cheez-It Ford

Ryan Reed, No. 16 Lilly/American Diabetes Ford

Chris Buescher, No. 60 Ford EcoBoost Ford

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In 93 NSCS starts at Watkins Glen, Roush Fenway has recorded three wins, 23 top-five finishes, 40 top-10 finishes and has an average finish of 15.5. All three of Roush Fenway’s victories came with former driver Mark Martin.

Natural Hat-Trick

Roush Fenway earned three-consecutive victories at the famed New York road course from 1993-1995 with former driver Martin. Martin, who won the pole for each of the three races, led a combined 183 laps during the three year streak.

Road Course Numbers

In 189 NSCS starts on road courses, Roush Fenway has earned five victories, 37 top-fives, 74 top-10s and six pole positions. Former driver Martin has recorded four of these victories (three-Watkins Glen, one-Sonoma) and former driver Carl Edwards earned a victory in 2014 at Sonoma. 

No Sleep ‘Til Brooklyn

Roush Fenway has earned one win, six top-fives and 12 top-10s in 30 starts in the NASCAR XFINITY Series at Watkins Glen. Roush Fenway’s lone victory came with former driver Edwards in 2012.

The First of Three

Watkins Glen marks the first of three road course races for the XFINITY Series. In 80 overall starts, Roush Fenway has recorded four wins, 13 top-fives and 27 top-10s, with Chris Buescher earning the organization’s most recent road course victory at Mid-Ohio in 2014.

In the Points

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

Cheez-It Weekend

This weekend, along with being the title sponsor of Sunday afternoon’s NSCS Cheez-It 355 at the Glen, Cheez-It will be the primary sponsor for Wallace and the No. 6 Ford Mustang in the XFINITY Series and Greg Biffle and the No. 16 Ford Fusion in the NSCS.


Roush Fenway Glen wins

1993        Martin          Cup

1994        Martin          Cup

1995        Martin          Cup

2012        Edwards     NXS

1998        Ruttman      Truck

2000        Biffle           Truck

Roush Fenway in Watkins Glen

                          Race      Win     T5          T10       Pole    Laps          Led           AvSt        AvFn       Miles

CUP                 93          3          23          40         4          8170          301           17.3         15.5         20008.7

NXS                  30          1          6             12         0          2276          45             16.9         16.4         5576.2

TRUCK            9             2          5             6            1          503            46             7.6           10.9         1232.4


                          132         6          34          58         5          10949       392           13.9         14.3         26817.3