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Ricky Stenhouse Jr. capped off his remarkable 2012 season with his second straight NASCAR Nationwide Series championship, becoming just the sixth driver to earn back-to-back titles in Series history. Stenhouse, talked with Ford Racing about a myriad of topics in Miami, Florida, after the win had sunk in.
WHAT IS THE BEST PART ABOUT WINNING THE CHAMPIONSHIP? “That everybody’s hard work paid off. We started the season out looking forward to running up front each week and going for a championship and when it is all said and done, looking at that trophy is what it is all about. Seeing my guys happy shows that a lot of peoples hard work paid off.”
TALK ABOUT MOVING UP TO THE CUP LEVEL NEXT YEAR. “It is going to be fun. Obviously it was a tough deal for Matt (Kenseth) to run his last race on Sunday and we have big shoes to fill. He is a champion in the Sprint Cup Series and at Roush and he won races. It is going to be big shoes to fill but we have to go in with open minds and making sure...
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Ricky Stenhouse Jr. captured his second championship in the NASCAR Nationwide Series on Saturday night at Homestead-Miami Speedway in Homestead, FL.
Stenhouse entered the race 20 points ahead of Elliott Sadler and finished sixth to bring Ford Racing and Roush Fenway Racing their fourth overall Nationwide Championship.
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HOMESTEAD, Fla. — Ricky Stenhouse Jr. left little doubt that he’s ready for a promotion.
Stenhouse became the sixth driver to win consecutive championships in NASCAR’s Nationwide Series. He finished sixth Saturday in the season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway, edging Elliott Sadler for the title.
“A lot of people put a lot of effort into this and I’m just the lucky guy...
Four of NASCAR’s brightest young stars occupied the spotlight Monday night as champions in two national series were crowned.
Ricky Stenhouse Jr., 25, and James Buescher, 22, officially were proclaimed champions of the NASCAR Nationwide Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, respectively, on the Americana Ballroom stage at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel.
Stenhouse was honored...