Roush Fenway Racing Returns To ‘New Hampshah’

Roush Fenway Racing heads to northern New England this weekend as the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) prepares for 301 miles at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. A Roush Fenway Ford has earned nine victories at the 1.058-mile oval. Also, it is pronounced ‘Cahncahd,’ not ‘Concord.’  

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Sprint Cup Series

New Hampshire

Sun. 7/19/15 – 1:00 PM ET

NBCSN, PRN, Sirius 90

Trevor Bayne, No. 6 AdvoCare Ford Fusion

Greg Biffle, No. 16 Safety-Kleen Ford Fusion

Ricky Stenhouse Jr, No. 17 Fastenal Ford Fusion


New Hampshire

Sat. 7/18/15 – 4:00 PM ET

NBCSN, PRN, Sirius 90

Elliott Sadler, No. 1 OneMain Financial Ford

Bubba Wallace, No. 6 Cross Insurance Ford

Ryan Reed, No. 16 Lilly/American Diabetes Ford

Chris Buescher, No. 60 Zest Ford

Shipping Off to Boston

This weekend’s NSCS race at New Hampshire is in the home territory of Roush Fenway Racing’s co-owners the Fenway Sports Group. Fenway Sports Group is based out of Boston, Mass. and is located just 82 miles from New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

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In 230 starts across NASCAR’s three major touring series at New Hampshire, Roush Fenway Racing has recorded nine wins, 51 top-five finishes, 93 top-10 finishes and has led 2,006  laps. Roush Fenway has also earned two pole positions and has an average finish of 13th.

Nine Lobstah’s and Counting

Roush Fenway has won in all three of NASCAR’s major touring series’ at New Hampshire, including seven in the NSCS and one in both the NASCAR XFINITY Series and in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS). Roush Fenway’s first NSCS win at New Hampshire came in 1997 with former Roush Fenway driver Jeff Burton and most recently won in the fall of 2008 with Greg Biffle. Roush Fenway also earned victories in the NCWTS race in 2000 with former driver Kurt Busch and in the XFINITY Series in 2006 with former driver Carl Edwards.  

Four in a Row

Roush Fenway won at least one NSCS race at New Hampshire in four consecutive seasons from 1997-2000, with former driver Burton taking the checkered flag on each occasion. In addition, Roush Fenway swept both races at New Hampshire in 2004 with former driver Busch.

Wickahd Good Domination

Former Roush Fenway driver Burton posted one of the most dominating wins in NASCAR history at New Hampshire on Sept. 17, 2000, with Burton qualifying on the front row (second) and leading all 300 laps of the event en route to his fourth victory at the New England track. Roush Fenway has led over 100 laps in NSCS action at New Hampshire on six different occasions, including leading over 150 laps four times and over 190 laps three times. All-in-all, Roush Fenway has led 2,006 laps at New Hampshire in the NSCS.

In the Points

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


      Roush Fenway NHMS wins

1997-1               Burton           Cup

1998-1               Burton           Cup

1999-1               Burton           Cup

2000-2               Burton           Cup

2004-1               Busch            Cup

2004-2               Busch            Cup

2008-2               Biffle              Cup

2006                   Edwards        NXS

2000                   Busch            Truck

Roush Fenway in New Hampshire

                                          Race  Win        T5         T10     Pole           Laps         Led          AvSt        AvFn        Miles

CUP                                 166     7             32         57       2                 47471      1534        20.1         16.2          50224

NXS                                  36       1             9            18       0                 6773         245          14.4         12.9          7165.8

TRUCK                            28       1             10         18       0                 5550         227          12.1         10             5871.8

                                          230     9             51         93       2                 59794      2006        15.5         13.0          63261.6