Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. comes into the Texas Motor Speedway as the most recent winner at the track. Stenhouse captured the O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 in April after leading 68 laps. Prior to that he had two top 10 finishes in 2011 and 2010 yielded mixed results with a 29th in the spring and 11th in the fall.
Team: No. 6 NOS Energy Drink Ford Mustang
Crew Chief: Mike Kelley
Chassis: RK-763 – primary – Last ran at Chicago – finished first.
RK–708 – backup – last ran at Iowa – finished fifth.
FAST FACTS: So far in 2012, Ricky has six wins, 17 top-five, and 23 top-10 finishes.
Stenhouse is currently second in the NASCAR Nationwide point standings; 6 points behind Elliott Sadler.
At Texas, Stenhouse will pilot the No. 6 NOS Energy Drink Ford Mustang.
Stenhouse has completed 971 of 1005 (96.6%) laps at Texas Motor Speedway.
Stenhouse has an average starting position of 4.6 and an average finishing position of 11.0 at Texas.
Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. on racing
With just a few races to go in the NASCAR Sprint Cup championship, there's a great battle going on, but no one should overlook the battle that we've seen in the Nationwide Series, which has basically come down to a three-car race with Austin Dillon, Ricky Stenhouse Jr., the defending champion, and Elliott Sadler.
In the series most recent race, at Kansas Speedway, everyone...
Roush Fenway Racing and its championship-contending driver and defending Nationwide Series champion Ricky Stenhouse Jr. look to continue an impressive streak in Nationwide Series competition at Texas Motor Speedway. The organization has captured the last four Nationwide Series races at TMS, including Stenhouse Jr.'s victory during April's O'Reilly Auto Parts 300.