Richard Petty Motorsports driver Marcos Ambrose will contest the Mid-Ohio road course in the NASCAR Nationwide Series event on the same weekend he will run the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Michigan International Speedway oval.
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.
Annett headed home after successful surgery for injuries sustained in Daytona crash.
Michael Annett has been sidelined since the NASCAR Nationwide Series season opener in Daytona when he sustained a broken and dislocated sternum. He has been cleared by the medical team to racing.
Ford sweeps the top three spots
Aric Almirola will sub for injured Annett in the No. 43 Flying J Ford.
Amanda Vincent, NASCAR correspondent
Michael Annett looking to ride momentum from 2012 fifth-place points finish into the new season.
A combination of the flu and heat caught up with Stenhouse as the race ended.
No. 43 Team to use Chicagoland test to their advantage heading into weekend
He talks about his season to date and hopes for the rest of the season.