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New Lineup, New Attitude for Roush Fenway Racing in 2015

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New faces join the familiar veterans this season at Roush Fenway Racing, but no matter how long they’ve been with the team, the three Sprint Cup and four XFINITY series drivers have a common goal: to put the team back on top. It’s no secret that 2014 was not a strong season for RFR. Carl …

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Roush Fenway Racing Announces 2015 Crew Chief Lineup

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On Tuesday morning, Roush Fenway Racing announced the driver-crew chief pairings for their three full-time Sprint Cup and four full-time XFINITY Series teams.  The organization will have a combination of brand new and familiar atop their pit boxes. Starting on the Sprint Cup side of the organization, Greg Biffle will once again have Matt Puccia …

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Nuts for Nationwide: 2015 is Ripe for Change

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2014’s NASCAR Nationwide Series season has come and gone, and it’s time to say farewell to Nationwide Insurance – but there needs to be more goodbyes entering a new era for the sport’s second-tier division. After entering the season with high expectations, the series regulars had an abysmal nine victories, with two part-time drivers taking …

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The Frontstretch Five: Memories to Keep From 2014

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Welcome to the Frontstretch Five, a brand-new column for 2014! Each week, Amy Henderson takes a look at the racing, the drivers and the storylines that drive NASCAR and produces a list of five people, places, things and ideas that define the current state of our sport. This week, Amy has some 2014 memories that …

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Chris Buescher to Debut New Sponsor at Homestead

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At Roush Fenway Racing, sponsor relationships span teams and drivers – and now, Eli Lilly joins those ranks. The organization has announced that NASCAR Nationwide Series rookie Chris Buescher will have a Lilly product as a primary sponsor onboard the No. 60 Ford Mustang for the Ford EcoBoost 300 at Homestead-Miami Speedway this weekend. The …

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Going By the Numbers: Chase Elliott, Brian Scott Ramping Up Results as Season’s End Nears

When it comes to the Nationwide Series title battle, many drivers are peaking or gaining momentum at just the right time. Don’t consider it true for everyone, but when checking out the average finishes of full-time competitors in the second-tier series over the 2014 season versus what they’ve accomplished more recently, the results are simple: …

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Bit-O-Honey Sponsoring Chris Buescher at Texas Motor Speedway

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Chris Buescher’s No. 60 Roush Fenwway Racing Mustang will feature sponsorship from Bit-O-Honey this weekend at Texas Motor Speedway. Bit-O-Honey is a honey flavored taffy and almond candy that has been around since 1924. “I am looking forward to going home and racing in front of the home crowd at Texas Motor Speedway,” he said. …

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Nationwide Breakdown: Kansas Lottery 300

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The more things change, the more they stay the same. Or not. While seeing Kyle Busch win a NASCAR Nationwide Series race isn’t necessarily unusual, Busch winning at Kansas is more of a rarity. Though Busch does have a Nationwide Series victory at the track from back in 2007, a variety of bad luck and …

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Nuts for Nationwide: Roush Fenway Racing Looking for Late Momentum

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It has been a long year for Roush Fenway Racing, and a season full of trials and tribulations for the organization is nearly in the books. However, with eight events left in the 33-race long period, there are still plenty of chances for the Ford team to get a few victories – something that has …

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