Roush Fenway heads to Pennsylvania and to the ‘Tricky Triangle’ of Pocono Raceway this weekend, where the team will look for its fifth win in Sprint Cup action at the 2.5-mile track.
The Heat Is On
Moving into Pocono RFR’s Greg Biffle leads the Sprint Cup point standings over teammate Matt Kenseth by a single point as the series heads into the summer months that will determine the 2012 ‘Chase’ lineup.
Sprint Cup Series at Pocono
Roush Fenway will make its 171st start this weekend at Pocono, where the company has led over 900 laps, while notching four wins, 42 top-five and 66 top-10 finishes. Roush Fenway has completed over 78,000 miles of Sprint Cup racing at Pocono; the second most of any track for Roush Fenway.
Winning Pocono Style
Roush Fenway has four wins at Pocono, including Greg Biffle’s victory there in July of 2010. Carl Edwards earned Roush Fenway’s first win at Pocono in the first Pocono race of 2005. Roush Fenway went on to sweep the Pocono events that season.
Going the Distance
Roush Fenway has covered 78,967 miles with 168 racing entries in Cup action at Pocono. It is the second most of any track for Roush Fenway. Only at Charlotte Motor Speedway has Roush Fenway covered more miles.
The Runner Up
Roush Fenway finished second 11 times at Pocono, before finally notching the win and sweeping both Pocono races in 2005. All-in-all Roush Fenway has 12 runner-up finishes at Pocono and 15 top-two finishes. Five different drivers have finished second for Roush Fenway at Pocono, and three (Carl Edwards - twice, Greg Biffle and Kurt Bush) have won there.
RFR Celebrates “25 Winning Years”
Roush Fenway celebrates “25 Winning Years” in 2012. During that span, RFR has accumulated the most wins in NASCAR history with 303, and is the all-time race winner in both the Nationwide and Truck Series. During the season the team will highlight the performance, people, innovation and partners that have been the cornerstone of its performance.