Roush/Fenway Racing Sleepers To Watch This Weekend at Bristol

Everyone is talking about the playoff bubble and drivers like Matt Kenseth, Jamie McMurray, Chase Elliott, Clint Bowyer and Joey Logano. Heck, even rookies Daniel Suarez and Erik Jones are being thrown in there. Currently, there’s three open wildcard spots and those seven drivers are the main players vying for them. But, one organization could really shake things up this weekend at the Bristol Motor Speedway – Roush Fenway Racing. 

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Out of NASCAR’s Top Teams, Who Has Brightest Future With Young Talent?

The youth movement is served in NASCAR, as it appears that out of the top tiered teams in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series for the 2018 season will feature literally half of those drivers being 27 years of age or younger. The tide is shifting. The veteran drivers are being phased out. Right now, if Matt Kenseth can’t find a ride for 2018, then just four drivers will be over the age of 40 at Daytona come February. With that being said, who among NASCAR’s top teams has the…

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How Wood Brothers and Paul Menard Deal Came About

Most people are wondering why the Wood Brothers would go from young drivers like Trevor Bayne and Ryan Blaney to having Paul Menard in their driver lineup for the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season. The historic team has had legends driving for them over the years, and in recent seasons had a youth movement. So, why would the Virginia team, with currently 99 Cup victories to their credit, hire a veteran in Menard who has just one career Cup victory in 383 career starts himself? The answer is…

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Trevor Bayne Has Great Shot to Be Next Driver to Stamp His Name Into the Playoff’s With With Saturday Night in Daytona

Daytona Beach, Fla – Last year’s Coke Zero 400 was really where this Roush/Fenway Racing resurgence was found. In qualifying for the race at the Daytona International Speedway in July of 2016, all three of the then drivers started in the top seven rows, including earning the pole and two in the top three. In fact, two of them finished in the top five, and all three in the top eight that night. Now, they enter with some major momentum on their side this year. They’ve scaled back to a two-car…

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RFR to “Suspend” No. 6 Ford Operations After Race This Weekend at Pocono

Darrell “Bubba” Wallace Jr. is currently having the best season that he’s ever had in the NASCAR XFINITY Series. In his third season, all with Roush/Fenway Racing, Wallace has had seven top eight finishes in 11 starts this season, currently ranking him fourth in the points standings. Unfortunately though, his No. 6 Ford will be parked following this weekend’s race at the Pocono Raceway due to the lack of funding. RFR announced on Monday that they will “suspend” the operations on the car despite him doing so well and being…

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Roush/Fenway Racing Duo Strong Again This Weekend in Richmond

One thing is starting to show now for Roush/Fenway Racing, and that’s in the fact that they’ve got an above average short track program. This isn’t necessarily something to go rah rah about per say, but it’s a start. To be good on a specific discipline of a race track is better than to be off at all of them. For RFR, being off on all of them isn’t too far in the rear view mirror either. The last several years have been some of RFR’s worst. They’ve just struggled to compete,…

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Watch Out for Ricky Stenhouse Jr. On Sunday in Bristol

So far, the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season has gone much better for the Roush/Fenway Racing camp compared to the last few years. No, the duo isn’t knocking down the door of victory lane yet, but they’re getting closer. In fact, this could be the weekend that one of them actually does drive to victory lane in a Cup race. Ford drivers have led a series-high 951 laps this year and are clearly the class of the field right now. Ricky Stenhouse Jr. has never led a lap…

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