Even though the Wood Brothers race team runs a partial Sprint Cup schedule, the Ford Championship Weekend at Homestead-Miami Speedway is a race the team eagerly anticipates.
There are the connections with their sponsor, Motorcraft/Quick Lane, and the raceâ€™s sponsor, Ford Motor Company. Just being able to participate in one of NASCARâ€™s showcase events is very important.
Assuming Trevor Bayne qualifies for Sundayâ€™s Ford EcoBoost 400, itâ€™ll mark 16 points-paying race appearances this season for Bayne and the No. 21 Motorcraft/Quick Lane crew, a stretch that has seen them post four top-10 qualifying efforts and two top-10 race finishes. Sundayâ€™s race also will be the last time Bayne and the Wood Brothers will compete using the current NASCAR version of the Ford Fusion.
Beginning next season, NASCARâ€™s Ford teams will begin racing a redesigned 2013 Ford Fusion. Fans and drivers can get a sneak peek at how that car will look this weekend as the 2013 Ford Fusion Titanium will serve as the o...