Articles tagged ‘RFR’

Feb 15

Roush Fenway To Kick-Off ’14 Season with Sprint Unlimited

Roush Fenway Racing Logo DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb, 15, 2014) – Roush Fenway Racing (RFR) will kick off the 2014 NASCAR season in tonight’s ‘Sprint Unlimited’ all-star event at Daytona International Speedway. RFR will field two cars in the event; Carl Edwards in the No. 99 Fastenal Ford and Ricky Stenhouse Jr. in the No. 17 Nationwide Insurance Ford. It will mark the Sprint Unlimited debut for Stenhouse, who will become the 10th RFR driver to make a start in the event. Both drivers qualified for the race via winning a pole during the 2013 season. “We had a good day of practice yesterday,” said Stenhouse, who is reunited with crew chief Mike Kelley this season (Kelley led Stenhouse to back-to-back Nationwide Series Championships in 2011 and 2012). ... FULL STORY »

Stenhouse Jr. Confident Moving into 2014 Season

2014 NSCS Driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr (Zest/Nationwide Ins.) - Photo Credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images RFR driver excited to be reunited with championship crew chief Mike Kelley  CONCORD, N.C (Feb. 14, 2014) – With his rookie season behind him, Ricky Stenhouse Jr. heads into 2014 Daytona Speedweeks with extra confidence, as crew chief Mike Kelley is back ... FULL STORY »

2014 Daytona Speedweeks NASCAR Media Day Q&A with Driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr.

2014 NSCS Driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr. (Nationwide Ins,) - Photo Credit: Getty Images RICKY STENHOUSE JR. – No. 17 Nationwide Insurance Ford Fusion – DANICA IMPLIED YOU ARE HANDLING VALENTINE’S DAY?  “Yeah, I’ve got it.  I think she did it last year.”  WHAT HAPPENED LAST YEAR?  “We went and ate dinner, but she made the reservation.  I made reservations ... FULL STORY »

2014 Daytona Speedweeks NASCAR Media Day Q&A with Driver Carl Edwards

2014 NSCS Driver Carl Edwards (Fastenal) - Photo Credit: Getty Images CARL EDWARDS – No. 99 Fastenal Ford Fusion – THOUGHTS ON THE NEW CROP OF YOUNG DRIVERS.  “I think it’s always exciting to see new guys come in.  A lot of times they come in with new ideas and a lot of energy ... FULL STORY »

2014 Daytona Speedweeks NASCAR Media Day Q&A with Driver Greg Biffle

Greg Biffle, driver of the #16 Ford - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images GREG BIFFLE – No. 16 3M Ford Fusion – HAVE YOU EVER DONE SOMETHING SPECIAL FOR A FAN?  “I have.  I’ve seen fans and given them hats.  I’ve done a lot of things like that.  Pick up the tab – lots of different things – ... FULL STORY »

Ricky Stenhouse Jr 2014 NSCS Sprint Unlimited Race Preview

2014 NSCS Ricky Stenhouse Jr - Photo Credit: Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images Ricky Stenhouse Jr – Sprint Unlimited Advance  Team: No. 17 Nationwide Insurance Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Mike Kelley Primary Chassis: RK- 799 – last raced in the 2012 Shootout by Edwards - finished ninth ADVANCE NOTES ·         Stenhouse in the Sprint Unlimited          o   By winning the pole award at Atlanta Motor Speedway, ... FULL STORY »

Roush Fenway, RPM, Front Row, Wood Brothers and Team Penske Highlight Day 3 of NASCAR Sprint Media Tour

Team co-owner Richard Petty shares a laugh with drivers (left to right) Dakota Armstrong, Aric Almirola and Marcos Ambrose during Day 3 of the NASCAR Sprint Media Tour hosted by Charlotte Motor Speedway. (CMS/HHP photo) SMI: SPECIAL MANAGERS INTELLIGENCE -- Tuesday night closed with the general managers from seven of the eight Speedway Motorsports, Inc. (SMI) tracks – Atlanta, Bristol, Charlotte, Kentucky, Las Vegas, New Hampshire and Sonoma – taking the stage at Whisky River in downtown ... FULL STORY »

Roush Fenway Racing Crew Chief Mike Kelley - Phot Credit: Justin Edmonds/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Preseason Thunder Day 2 Q&A with Crew Chief Mike Kelley
Posted 01.10.14
Perhaps the most significant change to the 2014 NASCAR roster for Ford Racing is the addition of Mike Kelley as crew chief for the No. 17 Roush Fenway Racing car of Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Kelley and Stenhouse parlayed their chemistry into a pair of Nationwide Series championships in 2011 and ...FULL STORY »
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Roush Fenway Reorganizes Crew Chief Lineup; Ricky Stenhouse Jr. and Mike Kelley to Reunite in Sprint Cup Series
Posted 11.19.13
Roush CONCORD, N.C. (Nov. 19, 2013) – Roush Fenway Racing (RFR) has announced it is reorganizing its crew chief lineup in 2014. Mike Kelley, who has served as the crew chief on the No. 6 NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) team for the past four seasons, will move to the Sprint Cup ...FULL STORY »
2013 NNS Driver Trevor Bayne in car - Photo Credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images
Trevor Bayne 2013 NNS Ford EcoBoost 300 Race Preview
Posted 11.14.13
TREVOR BAYNE Homestead-Miami Speedway Nationwide Race Advance Team: No. 6 Cargill Ford Mustang Crew Chief: Mike Kelley Chassis: RK-806 – Last raced at Kansas Twitter: @Tbayne21; @RFR6PR ADVANCE NOTES: · Bayne at Homestead-Miami Speedway o Trevor Bayne will make his third NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) start at Homestead-Miami ...FULL STORY »
2013 NSCS Driver Carl Edwards (Fastenal) in the garage area - Photo Credit: hris Graythen/Getty Images
Carl Edwards 2013 NSCS Ford EcoBoost 400 Race Preview
Posted 11.13.13
Carl Edwards – Ford 400 Team: No. 99 Fastenal Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Jimmy Fennig Primary Chassis: RK- 854 last ran at Charlotte Backup Chassis: RK – 831 last ran at Kansas ADVANCE NOTES ·         Edwards at Homestead o   Edwards’ average start at Homestead is 11.0, his average finish is 6.0 which is the best of all active drivers. He ...FULL STORY »
(L-R) Team Owner Jack Roush, Crew Chief Matt Puccia and Driver Greg Biffle. - Photo Credit: Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images for NASCAR
Greg Biffle 2013 NSCS Ford EcoBoost 400 Race Preview
Posted 11.13.13
Greg Biffle – Homestead Advance Team: No. 16 3M / Fan Appreciation Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Matt Puccia Primary Chassis: RK-862  Last ran Charlotte – finished 16th Backup Chassis: RK-859  Last ran Indy – finished 24th ADVANCE NOTES ·        Homestead           o   Greg Biffle won at Homestead three years in row, starting in 2004. o   In addition to his three wins, Biffle has ...FULL STORY »
Trevor Bayne lifts the Harley J. Earl trophy with the No. 21 crew in victory lane after winning the 53rd Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images for NASCAR
Former Daytona 500 Champion Trevor Bayne Diagnosed With Multiple Sclerosis
Posted 11.13.13
Former Daytona 500 champion Trevor Bayne said Tuesday that he has been diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis, but has received medical clearance to continue racing. That clearance has come from physicians at the Mayo Clinic and from NASCAR, said Bayne, the 2011 Daytona 500 winner who drives for Roush Fenway Racing. "I appreciate ...FULL STORY »
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Travis Pastrana 2013 NNS Ford EcoBoost 300 Race Preview
Posted 11.12.13
Travis Pastrana – Homestead Advance Team: No. 60 Ford Mustang Crew Chief: Chad Norris Chassis: RK-787 – Last raced at Kansas Twitter: ...FULL STORY »
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Statements Regarding Trevor Bayne MS Diagnosis
Posted 11.12.13
Following are statements on Trevor Bayne's announcement today from Wood Brothers Racing, Ford Customer Service Division and Ford Racing: EDDIE WOOD, Co-owner, Wood Brothers Racing: "Trevor has become like family to us, and the important thing right now is for him to focus on what's best for him. We know he ...FULL STORY »
2013 NNS Driver Trevor Bayne in car - Photo Credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images
Trevor Bayne Collects Top-10 in the Valley of the Sun
Posted 11.11.13
AVONDALE, Ariz. (November 11, 2013) – Trevor Bayne and the No.6 WFG Ford Mustang team finished seventh in Saturday’s NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) race at Phoenix International Raceway’s (PIR) ServiceMaster 200. “I was just too tight all day, going to the gas and it was bogging it down, so ...FULL STORY »

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