For Ambrose and No. 9 Team, Darlington a Reminder of Improvement

What a difference a year can make. Last season, Marcos Ambrose and the No. 9 Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM) team didn't score a top-five finish. In the first seven races this year, the team has earned two and have been in position to make the "Chase". The improvement has the team looking to avenge a difficult race last year at Darlington where they finished 34th. ...

Marcos Ambrose posts fifth place finish, making history with RPM

On Sunday at Martinsville Speedway, Marcos Ambrose posted a fifth place finish for his second top five of the season. More importantly, it marked the 100th top 10 finish for Richard Petty Motorsports. Ambrose says that for him, it’s honor to drive for Richard Petty Motorsports in the Sprint Cup Series. “The Petty family is one of the most famous names, probably the most famous...
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Marcos Ambrose Off to Best Sprint Cup Start

Now with two Top-Five finishes after the first six races, Marcos Ambrose is off to his best start in his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series career. His start has placed him 14th in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series point standings and in position to make the post-season.     This weekend the No. 9 STANLEY Ford team head to the Texas Motor Speedway with Ambrose making his 12th start at the track...

Ambrose, Almirola finish solid at Martinsville for RPM

Marcos Ambrose and Aric Almirola both finished in the top-ten at Martinsville Speedway on Sunday afternoon, after a long week for the team mourning the loss of team owner Richard Petty’s wife, Lynda. Ambrose finished tenth (his second top-5 in the last three races), while Almirola finished eighth (his second top-10 in the last three races). Several teams sported a decal on their...
11 days ago  |  Discuss

NASCAR at Watkins Glen 2013: Race Weekend Schedule, Start Time, Qualifying, TV and Weather Info

This weekend both the NASCAR Sprint Cup and Nationwide series are headed to Watkins Glen International in Watkins Glen, NY. The Sprint Cup series will take part in the Cheez-It 355, while the Nationwide series runs the Zippo 200. Watkins Glen is a 2.45-mile paved road course, with 11 turns and a variety of banking in turns ranging from 6 degrees to 10 degrees. Here you will find...
August 08, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 Sprint Cup Series Season Preview – #9 Marcos Ambrose

The NASCAR season is back upon us and it is time to get you caught up with everything that happened in the offseason. Start ‘N’ Park Blog will be going through their list of drivers running the full schedule in 2013 and telling you what you can expect from those drivers in the new year. Today’s entry is the driver of the #9 Stanley Tools Ford, Marcos Ambrose. Driver: Marcos...
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February 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Michael Shank Racing stripped of third place finish in Rolex 24

Michael Shank Racing was stripped off their third place finish for the No.60 Ford Riley after the sanctioning body discovered mechanical adjustments to the car’s engine, which [...]
February 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Marcos Ambrose Ford EcoBoost 400 Race Recap

After starting the 400-mile NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Race at the Homestead-Miami Speedway from the second position, Marcos Ambrose wasted no time driving his Black & Decker Ford to the front of the field.  The Australian native was credited with leading the opening lap and remained in the point position for the first 14 laps of the event. Twenty laps into the initial green-flag...
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November 20, 2012  |  Discuss

The sharp decline of Marcos Ambrose

Marcos Ambrose made up significant ground in the NASCAR Sprint Cup standings in August. For a four week span he finished with top ten finishes with three of them being fifth or better including a win at Watkins Glen.It appeared Marcos Ambrose had figured out NASCAR racing and was poised to be a threat weekly on oval tracks.We jumped to conclusions. Ambrose is an amazingly talented...
October 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Ambrose now has wild-card shot

Watkins Glen International turned into a 2.45-mile slip-and-slide Sunday as NASCAR Sprint Cup drivers attempted to avoid oil and rain. But Marcos Ambrose used his stellar road-course skills -- and a little luck -- in an effort to find a dry line with maximum grip on a track that was less than satisfactory after the No. 47 Toyota coated the surface with oil. And when the track wasn...
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August 12, 2012  |  Discuss

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