The Australian will do double-duty this weekend as he takes on the Nationwide race at Mid-Ohio. RPM development driver Ryan Truex will get track time during practice before he qualifies the No. 9 Ford Nationwide car on the road course.
Tony Stewart is at home and while he is still recovering from the broken right fibula and tibia. Austin Dillon will be the sub driver at Michigan International Speedway.
Ford Motor Company has won 1,000 NASCAR races in the Sprint Cup, Nationwide and Camping World Truck Series combined.
One could say that Regan Smith and his team had a bit of the Irish luck today, but then again, JR Motorsports appeared to have perfect timing and pit stops.
Trevor Bayne and the Motocraft/Quick Lane team have a chance this weekend to write another chapter in Ford Motor Company’s racing history.