ROUSH RACING ANNOUNCES 2006 PENNZOIL BUSCH SERIES SCHEDULE
CONCORD, N.C. (Feb. 2, 2006)- The 2006 Pennzoil Busch Series schedule will include both Mark Martin and Matt Kenseth driving the new Pennzoil Ford Fusion in a combined total of nine Busch Series races. Between these two phenomenal drivers 65 total Busch Series victories have been achieved.
Kenseth, who is committed to a total of seven races, will pilot the Pennzoil Ford Fusion at Fontana in the spring, Las Vegas, Kansas City, Charlotte in the fall, Texas in the fall, Phoenix in the fall and Homestead. Martin will be taking over at Texas in the spring as well as Chicago.
"Pennzoil is looking for another great season in our partnership with Roush Racing," said Paul Smith, Vice President of Marketing for Shell Lubricants in the U.S. "We had two victory lane celebrations with Mark Martin and the Pennzoil Platinum car in 2005 and we look to continue that success in 2006 with Mark Martin and Matt Kenseth again driving the Pennzoil Platinum car."
Roush Racing is a subsidiary of Livonia, Mich., based Roush Entersprises that operates 13 motorsports teams; five in NASCAR Nextel Cup with drivers Mark Martin, Matt Kenseth, Jamie McMurray, Greg Biffle and Carl Edwards, six in the Busch Series with Martin, Kenseth, Biffle, Edwards, Todd Kluever and Danny O'Quinn, Jr., and two in the Craftsman Truck Series with Martin, David Ragan and Erik Darnell.