Jack Roush Tag

By David Morgan, Associate Editor DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. left last July’s race at Daytona as Public Enemy No. 1, having been involved in more than a few of the multi-car crashes that defined the 400-mile race. Despite the criticism, Stenhouse noted his only regrets from that night are that he didn’t get to make a trip to Victory Lane when all was said and done. “The only issue I had with July is we didn’t win,” Stenhouse said. “I could care less what the perception of everybodyRead More
By Holly Cain, NASCAR Wire Service DAYTONA BEACH, FL – His name is spoken in automotive rarefied air. And as a NASCAR team owner, an engineer, an innovator and all-around highly respected member of the sport, Jack Roush will be formally inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame on February 1. For so many, Roush’s official new title as “NASCAR Hall of Famer” was inevitable and necessary. Not only did the former Ford Motor Company engineer field championship cars at every level of NASCAR competition, he is considered one of the sport’sRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer At Richmond Raceway on Saturday afternoon, Ryan Newman announced that he will be joining Roush Fenway Racing following the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season. The 17-year veteran will drive the teams’ iconic No. 6 Ford Mustang for the entire season. The Roush Fenway No. 6 has visited victory lane 36 times with Mark Martin and David Ragan behind the wheel. Currently, seat time in the No. 6 Ford Fusion is split by veteran Matt Kenseth and Trevor Bayne. In total, the organization hasRead More
By David Morgan, NASCAR Editor Trevor Bayne’s future at Roush-Fenway Racing has been up in the air since being moved to a part-time schedule earlier this year and according to comments from team owner Jack Roush Wednesday night on SiriusXM NASCAR Radio, Bayne will be looking for a new home for the 2019 season. Roush was speaking with Claire B. Lang when he let it slip that Bayne would not be returning to the No. 6 car after this season is over. “We’re making a search,” Roush said. “We’re in negotiationsRead More
By: NASCAR DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – NASCAR announced today the inductees who will comprise the NASCAR Hall of Fame Class of 2019. The five-person group – the 10th since the inception of the NASCAR Hall of Fame in 2010 – consists of Davey Allison, Alan Kulwicki, Jeff Gordon, Roger Penske and Jack Roush. In addition, NASCAR announced that Jim Hunter earned the 2019 Landmark Award for Outstanding Contributions to NASCAR. The distinguished group will be honored during the NASCAR Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on Feb. 1, 2019. The NASCARRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer CONCORD, N.C. – Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series driver Kurt Busch has been able to witness the evolution of Ford Performance throughout his career. Of course, Busch started his career in the Fords owned by Jack Roush. Last year, he returned to Ford with Stewart-Haas Racing in the No. 41 Monster Energy / Haas Automation Ford Fusion. Of Busch’s 29 victories in NASCAR’s Premier Series, 12 came while driving the ‘Blue Oval.’ In 2018 alone, Ford Performance has captured seven victories in the first 12Read More
By David Morgan, NASCAR Editor For any multi-car team owner, their proudest and most anxious moment at the racetrack is when the majority of their drivers are fighting it out for the win at the front of the field. In the 2008 Camping World RV 400 at Dover, Roush-Fenway Racing would provide those feeling for team owner Jack Roush. Though the first 300 miles around the Monster Mile was a mixed bag, with 10 different drivers leading, the final quarter of the race was all Roush-Fenway. Greg Biffle, Carl Edwards,Read More
By David Morgan, NASCAR Editor Matt Kenseth is back where it all began. After five years away from Roush-Fenway Racing and without a full-time ride for 2018, Kenseth will return to the organization that gave him his start, splitting time in the No. 6 Ford with current driver Trevor Bayne. Kenseth drove for Roush-Fenway from 2000 to 2012, racking up 24 of his 39 career wins with the team, including the 2000 Rookie of the Year, two Daytona 500 wins and the 2003 Cup Series championship. “It’s a great feelingRead More
By David Morgan, NASCAR Editor For all of those who participate in NASCAR, from drivers to car owners, crew chiefs, and media members, the upper echelon of the sport is earning a place in the NASCAR Hall of Fame. On Tuesday, the nominating committee for the Hall of Fame announced the 20 names of those who will get their chance to be enshrined among the legends of the sport. Fifteen of the nominees are those who were carried over from last season, but there were also five new nominees lookingRead More
By David Morgan, NASCAR Editor Ahead of this weekend’s race at Homestead-Miami Speedway that will see one of four drivers walk away with the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series championship trophy, we’ll take a step back to 2004 and the first year of the Chase format, along with the drama that played out in the season finale to deliver Kurt Busch with his first Cup championship. With Sprint/Nextel taking over the series title sponsorship from Winston at the end of the 2003 season, a new championship format was introduced, calledRead More