Roush Fenway Advance – Bristol Motor Speedway

Roush Fenway Advance – Bristol Motor Speedway, .533-mile

Sprint Cup Series
Bristol
Sat. 8/20/16 – 8:00 PM ET
NBCSN, PRN, Sirius 90

Trevor Bayne, No. 6 AdvoCare Ford Fusion
Greg Biffle, No. 16 Ford EcoBoost Ford Fusio
Ricky Stenhouse Jr, No. 17 Fastenal Ford Fusion

NASCAR XFINITY Series
Bristol
Fri. 8/19/16 – 7:30 PM ET
NBCSN, PRN, Sirius 90

Bubba Wallace, No. 6 LoudMouth Exhaust Ford Mustang
Ryan Reed, No. 16 Lilly/American Diabetes Ford Mustang
Gray Gaulding, No. 60 Ford Mustang

Tennessee Love

Roush Fenway has called victory lane at Bristol home in all three of NASCAR’s major divisions, including 11 NSCS wins. In addition, the organization has five wins at Bristol in the NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) and two wins in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS).

Runner Up

Roush Fenway’s history at Bristol began on April 10, 1988 with the No. 6 NSCS car earning a second-place finish. Since that time, in addition to the organization’s 11 NSCS wins at the track, Roush Fenway Fords have finished second at Bristol on 14 occasions (6 NSCS, 4 NXS, 4 NCWTS), including Ricky Stenhouse Jr. in the spring of 2014 (NSCS).

One-Two Punch

Roush Fenway’s most recent victory at Bristol came after sweeping the top two positions in the March 2014 event with former driver Carl Edwards taking the victory and Stenhouse coming home in second. Edwards led the final 78 laps of the event to earn the victory.

10 Years and Going at “Thunder Valley”

Roush Fenway’s history at Bristol has been that of hot streaks, including trips to victory lane in 10 of the last 15 seasons at the famed short track. Roush Fenway swept the track in 2003 and put a NSCS car in victory lane at least once in every season from 2002-2008.

Tale of the Tape

Roush Fenway has started 196 NSCS races at Bristol, recording a total of 11 victories, 48 top-five finishes, 82 top-10 finishes, an average finish of 15.9 and has led 3,396 laps.

Thunder Rolls

Roush Fenway has earned five victories, 23 top-five finishes, 36 top-10 finishes and an average finish of 14.6 at Bristol in the NASCAR XFINITY Series. Former Roush Fenway driver David Ragan earned the organization’s most recent XFINITY victory at the .533-mile short track in the Aug. 2009 event.

The Race to the Chase

With four races remaining before the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, Roush Fenway driver Trevor Bayne trails the 16th and final position on the Chase Grid by eight points. Bayne earned a top-five finish in the spring event at Bristol.

Roush Fenway BristolWins

1993-2    Martin         Cup

1998-2    Martin         Cup

2002-1    Busch          Cup

2003-1    Busch          Cup

2003-2    Busch          Cup

2004-1    Busch          Cup

2005-2    Kenseth      Cup

2006-2    Kenseth      Cup

2007-2    Edwards      Cup

2008-2    Edwards      Cup

2014 -1   Edwards      Cup

1996-1    Martin         NXS

1997-1    Burton         NXS

2006-2    Kenseth      NXS

2007-1    Edwards      NXS

2009-2    Ragan          NXS

2004        Edwards      Truck

2006        Martin         Truck

Roush Fenway at Bristol Motor Speedway

Race      Win     T5          T10       Pole    Laps          Led           AvSt        AvFn       Miles

CUP                  196         11        48          82         11        92741       3396         18.1         15.9         49430.4

NXS                   88           5         23          36         4          22164       1649         12.8         14.6         11813.2

TRUCK              23           2          4            9          3          4097          318          12.6         14.5         2183.6

307        18        75         127       18        119002      5363          14.5         15           63427.2


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