RFK Weekly Advance | Texas II
Roush Fenway Keselowski Weekly Advance | Texas II
RFK heads to the Lone Star State this weekend as Texas Motor Speedway hosts the fourth race in the NASCAR Cup Series playoffs. RFK is coming off a banner week where Chris Buescher earned his second career victory, as the company dominated much of the Bristol Night Race. Jack Roush has 18 wins all-time at Texas and nine in the NCS, behind only Michigan and Bristol all-time.
NASCAR Cup Series Race at Texas
Sunday, Sept. 25 | 3:30 p.m. ET
USA, PRN, SiriusXM Channel 90
- Brad Keselowski, No. 6 ROUSHParts.com Ford Mustang
- Chris Buescher, No. 17 Fastenal Ford Mustang
RFK won both the first NCS (Jeff Burton) and NASCAR Xfinity Series (Mark Martin) races at Texas in 1997. Burton began the afternoon from the fifth position and led 60 laps en route to the inaugural victory.
Houston, We Don’t Have a Problem
RFK has earned nine NCS victories at Texas, dating back to the inaugural event in 1997. Former drivers Burton, Martin, Greg Biffle, Carl Edwards and Matt Kenseth have captured the checkered flag in the Lone Star State.
J.R.’s ‘08 Sweep
Edwards swept the 2008 NCS races for RFK at Texas, leading 335 laps in the two events.
9 A.M. in Dallas
RFK has started 150 NCS races at Texas, recording a total of nine victories, 38 top-five finishes, 59 top-10 finishes, an average finish of 16.0 and has led 2,524 laps. Biffle earned RFK’s most recent victory at Texas in the April 2012 event.
North Dallas Forty
RFK has earned eight victories, 26 top-five finishes, 47 top-10 finishes and an average finish of 13th at Texas in the NASCAR Xfinity Series. RFK won three of the first four races at the 1.5-mile oval.
Jack Roush; Texas Motor Speedway Hall of Fame Member
Based on the strength of RFK’s numerous accomplishments at Texas, team owner Jack Roush was inducted into the Texas Motor Sports Hall of Fame in 2013.
Tale of the Tape
RFK has started 301 races all-time at Texas Motor Speedway, recording 18 wins, 76 top-fives and 133 top-10s. RFK Fords have captured nine poles at the 1.5-mile track and led 3500+ laps while turning more than 110,000 miles.
RFK Texas Wins
1997 Burton Cup
1997 Martin NXS
1998 Martin Cup
1999 Martin NXS
2000 Martin NXS
2000 Biffle Truck
2002 Kenseth Cup
2005-1 Biffle Cup
2005-2 Edwards Cup
2007-1 Kenseth NXS
2008-1 Edwards Cup
2008-2 Edwards Cup
2010-2 Edwards NXS
2011-1 Edwards NXS
2011-2 Bayne NXS
2011-1 Kenseth Cup
2012-1 Biffle Cup
2012-1 Stenhouse NXS
By the Numbers at Texas Motor Speedway
Race Win T5 T10 Pole Laps Led AvSt AvFn Miles
150 9 38 59 3 47198 2524 16.7 16.0 70797
101 8 26 47 5 19350 705 12.3 13.2 29025
50 1 12 27 1 7321 290 13.1 13.2 10981.5
301 18 76 133 9 73869 3519 14.6 14.7 110803.5