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Roush Fenway Racing

Roush Fenway Racing, originally Roush Racing, is an American professional stock car racing team that currently competes in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, and the NASCAR Xfinity Series. Once one of NASCAR's largest premier racing teams, Roush runs teams in the Monster Energy Cup Series, Xfinity Series, and formerly in the Camping World Truck Series and ARCA Racing Series. In the NASCAR Cup Series, the team fields the No. 6 Ford Fusion full time for part-time drivers Trevor Bayne and Matt Kenseth, and the No. 17 Fusion full-time for Ricky Stenhouse Jr. In the NASCAR Xfinity Series, the team currently fields the No. 6 Ford Mustang part-time for Conor Daly, the No. 16 Mustang full-time for Ryan Reed, and the No. 60 Mustang full-time for part-time drivers: Austin Cindric, Chase Briscoe, and Ty Majeski.

Roush Fenway Racing
Roush Fenway Racing logo.png
Owner(s)Jack Roush
John W. Henry
Fenway Sports Group
BaseConcord, North Carolina
SeriesMonster Energy NASCAR Cup Series
NASCAR Xfinity Series
Pirelli World Challenge
Car numbers1, 6, 9, 06, 09, 16, 17, 26, 33, 49, 50, 60, 61, 80, 97, 98, 99
Race driversMonster Energy NASCAR Cup Series:
6. Trevor Bayne, Matt Kenseth
17. Ricky Stenhouse Jr.


Xfinity Series:
6. Conor Daly (part-time)
16. Ryan Reed
60. Austin Cindric, Chase Briscoe, Ty Majeski

PWC:
60. Jack Roush Jr.
SponsorsMonster Energy NASCAR Cup Series:
6. AdvoCare, Ford, Performance Plus Motor Oil, Wyndham Rewards, Constantine Sealing Service, Roush Performance, NESN, Oscar Mayer
17. Fastenal, Ford, SunnyD, Fifth Third Bank, Little Hug, John Deere
Xfinity Series:
6. None
16. Lilly Diabetes/Drive Down A1C
60. Pirtek, Ford, LTi Printing, Nutri Chomps, SunnyD, Odyssey Battery, Lilly Diabetes/Drive Down A1C
ManufacturerFord
Opened1988
Career
DebutMonster Energy NASCAR Cup Series:
1988 Daytona 500 (Daytona)
Xfinity Series:
1992 Goody's 300 (Daytona)
Camping World Truck Series:
1995 Heartland Tailgate 175 (Topeka)
Latest raceMonster Energy NASCAR Cup Series:
2018 Can-Am 500 (Phoenix)


Xfinity Series:
2018 Whelen Trusted to Perform 200 (Phoenix)


Camping World Truck Series:
2009 Ford 200 (Homestead)
Races competedTotal: 5,758
Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: 3,449
Xfinity Series: 1,597
Camping World Truck Series: 712
Drivers' ChampionshipsTotal: 8
Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: 2
2003, 2004
Xfinity Series: 5
2002, 2007, 2011, 2012, 2015
Camping World Truck Series: 1
2000
Race victoriesTotal: 325
Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: 137
Xfinity Series: 138
Camping World Truck Series: 50
Pole positionsTotal: 232
Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: 89
Xfinity Series: 98
Camping World Truck Series: 45

Since its inception, Roush has competed exclusively in Ford brand automobiles. Currently, the Ford Fusion competes in the NASCAR Cup, the Ford Mustang template is used in the Xfinity Series, and the Ford F-150 (later branded as the F-Series) was used for the Camping World Truck Series. The team also operates Roush-Yates Engines, which provides engines for most Ford teams in NASCAR and ARCA competition.[1][2]

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HistoryEdit

Roush Racing was founded by Jack Roush, former employee of the Ford Motor Company and founder of Roush Performance Engineering. Prior to entering NASCAR competition, Roush had competed and won championships in various drag racing and sports car racing series since the mid-1960s, including the NHRA, SCCA Trans-Am Series, IMSA GT Championship, and the 24 Hours of Daytona. The racing business was originally a small branch of co-owner Jack Roush's successful automotive engineering and road-racing equipment business based in Livonia, Michigan. Early Roush drivers included Tommy Kendall, Scott Pruett and Willy T. Ribbs.[1][3]

The NASCAR operation, founded in 1988 and based in Concord, North Carolina, has since become the cornerstone and centerpiece of the company.[1] The team won back to back Championships in what is now the Monster Energy Cup Series in 2003 and 2004; the final Winston Cup championship with driver Matt Kenseth, and the first Nextel Cup championship with driver Kurt Busch. The team also has amassed many wins and championships in Xfinity Series and Camping World Truck Series competition.[4][5]

In 2007, sports investor John W. Henry, owner of the Fenway Sports Group which operates the Boston Red Sox, Liverpool F.C., and the New England Sports Network bought a 50% stake in the team, renamed Roush Fenway Racing. Jack Roush continues to head day-to-day operations of the team.[6]

Roush restarted its road racing program in 2006, called Roush Road Racing (previously Roush Performance Racing or Roush Performance). The team fielded the No. 61 Ford Mustang in the IMSA Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge and Rolex Sports Car Series for Billy Johnson and Jack Roush's son, Jack Roush, Jr., and since 2014 fields the No. 60 Mustang in the Pirelli World Challenge sponsored by Roush Performance and driven by Roush, Jr. Since 2015, the team has been fielded in a partnership with Capaldi Racing, moving from the Roush Fenway shops in North Carolina to Michigan near Roush Performance headquarters.[7][8][9][10]

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup SeriesEdit

OverviewEdit

 
Logo of Roush Racing used from 1999 until 2006.

Founded in 1988, the NASCAR program is built around having multiple cars and providing engine, engineering and race car build services to other NASCAR teams fielding Ford branded vehicles. The multi-team aspect of the company allows for information and resources to be shared across the enterprise, improving the performance of all of the teams. Since the 2004 season, engines for the cars have been provided by Roush-Yates Engines, a partnership between Roush Fenway Racing and now-closed rival Yates Racing, with Doug Yates as head engine builder. Roush-Yates also provides engines, cars and parts to other Cup teams, including Wood Brothers Racing, Team Penske, Richard Petty Motorsports, and Front Row Motorsports.[2][11]

Between 1998 and 2000[12][13] and 2003–2009,[14] Roush Racing operated five full-time Cup teams (6, 16, 17, 26/97, 99), more than any other organization including Hendrick Motorsports and Richard Childress Racing, which have both operated as many as four full-time teams. Beginning in 2001, after years of operating in separate facilities, the teams were moved into a single shop in Concord, North Carolina to improve performance and communication.[13] Roush Racing set a NASCAR record by putting all five of its race teams in the Chase for the Nextel Cup in 2005.[15] Following the 2009 season, Roush Fenway was ordered by NASCAR to shrink its operation to four Sprint Cup Series teams, ceding the No. 26 team.[15] The team would later shrink to three teams after the 2011 season,[16] and would shrink again to two teams after the 2016 season.

Car No. 06 historyEdit

The 06 attempted ten races led by crew chief Frank Stoddard during the 2006 season to prepare Roush Racing's development drivers for future Cup careers, and eventually replace Mark Martin in the No. 6 car.[17][18] Todd Kluever originally served as the sole driver, but was replaced with David Ragan at the end of the season.[17] The team debuted with Kluever behind the wheel at Chicagoland Speedway on July 9 with a sponsorship from 3M.[19] Kluever also drove the car at Michigan International Speedway, Kansas Speedway, Lowe's Motor Speedway, and attempted to start races at California Speedway, Phoenix International Raceway, and Homestead-Miami Speedway.[20] David Ragan, with a sponsorship from Sharp Aquos, ran the No. 06 at Dover International Speedway and Martinsville Speedway in the fall, and missed the second 2006 race at Texas Motor Speedway.[17][21][22]

Car No. 06 resultsEdit

Year Driver No. Make 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 Owners Pts
2006 Todd Kluever 06 Ford DAY CAL LVS ATL BRI MAR TEX PHO TAL RCH DAR CLT DOV POC MCH SON DAY CHI
41
NHA POC IND GLN MCH
43
BRI CAL
DNQ
RCH NHA KAN
32
TAL CLT
39
PHO
DNQ
HOM
DNQ
55th 334
David Ragan DOV
42
MAR
25
ATL TEX

Car No. 6 historyEdit

Mark Martin (1988–2006)
 
Mark Martin in 1989.
 
The No. 6 paint scheme from 1996–1997.
 
2005 No. 6 Viagra Ford Taurus
 
Martin in his final season for Roush in 2006.

The 6 car began as Roush Racing's original foray into NASCAR, debuting in the 1988 Daytona 500 as the No. 6 Stroh's Light-sponsored Ford. With then-short-track-driver Mark Martin at the wheel and future NASCAR vice president Robin Pemberton as crew chief,[16] the team finished 41st after experiencing an engine failure after 19 laps. However, performance quickly improved, with Martin winning a pole position later in the season and achieving ten top ten finishes. With a year of experience under their belt, Roush and Martin went on a tear in 1989, winning six poles, earning eighteen top ten finishes and winning for the first time at North Carolina Speedway. The team finished third place in championship points.

Garnering new sponsorship from Folgers in 1990, Martin won three each of races and pole positions, as well as finishing in the top tens in all but six races. Martin held the points lead for a majority of the season, but lost momentum in the final races. In the end, the team lost the championship to Dale Earnhardt by 26 points. Martin would have won the championship had he not been docked 46 points in the second race of the season following a rules violation. Regardless, the team hoped to carry the momentum into 1991. Disappointingly, Martin finished sixth in points, and did not win until the season finale at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

In 1992, Valvoline joined to sponsor the car, but the team's position in points still did not improve. Finally, they recaptured the magic of before in 1993, as Martin notched five victories and finished third in points. 1994 found Martin and the No. 6 team finishing runner-up to Earnhardt in points once again . In 1995, Martin defeated former teammate Wally Dallenbach Jr. to win at Watkins Glen and won the most money of his career at that time: $1,893,519. However, the team's performance slumped sharply in 1996, as Martin finished the season winless. He would win again in 1997, with an additional four victories and finishing third in championship points. In 1998, Martin and the No. 6 team had their most dominant season yet, winning seven times, but finished second in points yet again, this time to Jeff Gordon. The 1998 season was marked with a black spot when Martin's father Julian died in an aviation accident. Although 1999 saw Martin winning only twice, he finished in the top ten in 26 out of 34 races.

After winning only one race in 2000, primary sponsor Valvoline left for MB2 Motorsports, and Pfizer and Viagra became the team's new financial backers. In addition, throughout the season Martin served as co-owner/mentor of rookie driver Matt Kenseth. However, Martin failed to win again, and ended up 12th in points; this was his lowest finish since 1988. The team won only one race in 2002 but was narrowly defeated by Tony Stewart for the championship. 2003 was another season of lackluster performance for the team with no wins and 17th plae in the final standings. 2004 brought improved performance, with a win at Dover and a fourth-place finish in points. Prior to the next season, Martin stated that 2005 would be his last year in full-time Cup competition. The team conducted a "Salute to You" farewell tour to his fans highlighting many of Martin's career accomplishments. Martin finished fourth in points and went to victory lane once, along with achieving 19 top ten finishes. Due to contract issues, Roush was left without a driver for car No. 6 in 2006. After learning of the situation, Martin announced his return to car No. 6 for one more year. The team extended the "Salute to You" tour after modifying its paint schemes to reflect the team's new sponsor, AAA. Martin went winless, but had seven top fives and 15 top tens en route to a ninth-place points finish in his final year for Roush.[23] He moved to Ginn Racing and Dale Earnhardt, Inc. part-time for 2007 and 2008, then did run several more full seasons for Hendrick Motorsports and two partial seasons with MWR, Gibbs, and Stewart Haas, retiring for good after 2013. Martin earned 35 of his 40 career wins in Roush's number 6.[16]

David Ragan (2007–2011)
 
David Ragan drove the No. 6 from 2007–2011, scoring a single victory.

Todd Kluever was originally scheduled to drive the No. 6 car in 2007, running several races in the No. 06 Cup car in anticipation, but due to lackluster performance in the Busch Series, Roush Racing decided to put Truck Series driver David Ragan in the car full-time.[17][24] In his rookie season, Ragan had three top-tens and finished 23rd in points, but with numerous crashes.[24] The following season, Ragan's performance dramatically improved. He had fourteen top-ten finishes and competed for a spot in the Chase for the Cup, before finishing 13th in the points standings.[16][24]

AAA left the No. 6 team after the 2008 season for Penske Racing, with UPS taking over sponsorship for Ragan's car for 2009. Ragan only had two top-ten finishes and finished 27th. The next year, the team started off on a mixed note by nearly winning the 2011 Daytona 500, only to be penalized for an early lane change. The team then won at Daytona in July, their first since 2005.[16] Despite the victory, UPS left the No. 6 team and moved to an associate sponsor for the No. 99 team. Jack Roush announced that RFR would not field the No. 6 team in 2012, forcing the team to reassign or lay off nearly 100 employees. Ragan moved to Front Row Motorsports' No. 34 car, and crew chief Drew Blickensderfer moved to Richard Childress Racing.[16][25]

Ricky Stenhouse Jr. (2012)

After being RFR's flagship since 1988, the team became a part-time R&D team in 2012. Ricky Stenhouse Jr. drove at the 2012 Daytona 500 with crew chief Chad Norris, qualifying 8th in time trials.[16] He started 20th in the race and finished 21st. Without sponsorship, the team planned to close down after the Daytona 500,[16] with Jack Roush selling the team's top-35 owner points to former RFR crew chief Frank Stoddard and his FAS Lane Racing team. However, Stenhouse did race in the No. 6 car in three more races at Dover, Charlotte and Homestead in the fall.

2013–2014 hiatus and Trevor Bayne (2014–2017)
 
Trevor Bayne piloted the 6 car in 2015.

The No. 6 car did not run in 2013. In the fall of 2014, it was announced that 2011 Daytona 500 winner Trevor Bayne would drive the car full-time in 2015, with Xfinity Series sponsor AdvoCare covering the full season.[26][27] In preparation, Bayne attempted the 2014 Bank of America 500 at Charlotte in the No. 6 car (in addition to his part-time ride with Wood Brothers Racing), but posted the 38th fastest time and failed to qualify, RFR's first DNQ since 2006.[28][29]

After a very weak start for Roush's standards, Bayne recorded his first top-10 of the year in June at the rain shortened race at Michigan International Speedway. He recorded another top ten at Daytona in July after being in contention for the win at the end of the race. The No. 6 would struggle for most of the season, ending 29th in owner points. In 2016, Bayne garnered five top tens and two top fives en route to a 22nd place points finish.

2017 was mostly the same for Bayne, as he again finished 22nd in points. The team tried to pick up a tire strategy win at Indianapolis but a caution came out erasing Bayne’s lead and Bayne ended up being part of one of the many crashes that took place in the final laps.

Shared ride with Matt Kenseth (2018)

On April 25, 2018, Roush Fenway Racing announced that Matt Kenseth will return to the team and share the No. 6 with Bayne on a part-time basis, with Wyndham Rewards as his primary sponsor. He made his return at the 2018 KC Masterpiece 400 in Kansas and participated in the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR All-Star Race in Charlotte.[30] On September 12, 2018, Roush Fenway Racing announced that Bayne will not return to the team in the 2019 season.[31] Bayne's final race with RFR was at the 2018 AAA Texas 500 with a 21st place finish. A week later, Kenseth scored the No. 6's highest finish of the season with seventh place at the 2018 Can-Am 500.

Ryan Newman (2019)

On September 21, it was reported that Ryan Newman will take over the No. 6 car.[32] On October 23, 2018, Roush Fenway Racing announced that Scott Graves will become Newman's crew chief.[33]

Car No. 6 resultsEdit

Year Driver No. Make 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 Owners Pts
1988 Mark Martin 6 Ford DAY
41
RCH
25
CAR
12
ATL
31
DAR
6
BRI
2
NWS
29
MAR
23
TAL
12
CLT
37
DOV
9
RSD
7
POC
4
MCH
14
DAY
17
POC
7
TAL
7
GLN
28
MCH
32
BRI
27
DAR
19
RCH
4
DOV
39
MAR
9
CLT
9
NWS
19
CAR
28
PHO
36
ATL
20
15th 3142
1989 DAY
33
CAR
5
ATL
38
RCH
11
DAR
4
BRI
6
NWS
3
MAR
6
TAL
3
CLT
6
DOV
2
SON
31
POC
15
MCH
12
DAY
16
POC
3
TAL
3
GLN
2
MCH
9
BRI
20
DAR
2
RCH
17
DOV
2
MAR
23
CLT
3
NWS
2
CAR
1
PHO
3
ATL
30
3rd 4053
1990 DAY
21
RCH
1
CAR
26
ATL
5
DAR
2
BRI
2
NWS
6
MAR
7
TAL
3
CLT
3
DOV
4
SON
2
POC
14
MCH
4
DAY
11
POC
6
TAL
9
GLN
5
MCH
1*
BRI
3
DAR
6
RCH
2
DOV
2
MAR
3
NWS
1
CLT
14
CAR
11
PHO
10
ATL
6
2nd 4404
1991 DAY
21
RCH
6
CAR
14
ATL
17
DAR
4
BRI
4
NWS
9
MAR
29
TAL
24
CLT
23
DOV
5
SON
9
POC
3
MCH
3
DAY
11
POC
2
TAL
3
GLN
3
MCH
4
BRI
4
DAR
29
RCH
33
DOV
21
MAR
5
NWS
5
CLT
35*
CAR
3
PHO
19
ATL
1*
6th 3914
1992 DAY
29
CAR
5
RCH
30
ATL
13
DAR
3
BRI
15
NWS
16
MAR
1
TAL
8
CLT
33
DOV
24
SON
3
POC
2
MCH
6
DAY
8
POC
6
TAL
20
GLN
4
MCH
9
BRI
25
DAR
2
RCH
2
DOV
19
MAR
8
NWS
2
CLT
1
CAR
30
PHO
2
ATL
32
6th 3887
1993 DAY
6
CAR
5
RCH
7
ATL
32*
DAR
2
BRI
8
NWS
31
MAR
10
TAL
12
SON
40
CLT
28
DOV
4
POC
31
MCH
6*
DAY
6
NHA
2
POC
13
TAL
3
GLN
1*
MCH
1
BRI
1
DAR
1*
RCH
6
DOV
31
MAR
16
NWS
16
CLT
2
CAR
5
PHO
1*
ATL
20
3rd 4150
1994 DAY
13
CAR
4
RCH
6
ATL
5
DAR
2
BRI
21
NWS
13
MAR
3
TAL
38
SON
8
CLT
32
DOV
4
POC
5
MCH
3
DAY
4
NHA
4
POC
31
TAL
6
IND
35
GLN
1*
MCH
2
BRI
2
DAR
25
RCH
6
DOV
19
MAR
16
NWS
5
CLT
39
CAR
7
PHO
2
ATL
1*
2nd 4250
1995 DAY
3
CAR
7
RCH
8
ATL
9
DAR
37
BRI
8
NWS
3
MAR
5
TAL
1*
SON
2
CLT
28
DOV
35
POC
11
MCH
8
DAY
4
NHA
3
POC
7
TAL
7
IND
5
GLN
1*
MCH
38
BRI
5
DAR
33
RCH
15
DOV
8
MAR
12
NWS
1*
CLT
1
CAR
3
PHO
8
ATL
17
4th 4320
1996 DAY
4
CAR
32
RCH
5
ATL
26
DAR
6
BRI
3
NWS
37
MAR
21
TAL
34
SON
2
CLT
7
DOV
40
POC
4
MCH
7
DAY
11
NHA
33
POC
9*
TAL
3
IND
4
GLN
3
MCH
2*
BRI
3
DAR
3
RCH
9
DOV
5
MAR
9
NWS
9
CLT
2
CAR
7
PHO
2*
ATL
7
5th 4278
1997 DAY
7*
CAR
13
RCH
13
ATL
6
DAR
24
TEX
38
BRI
3
MAR
5
SON
1*
TAL
1
CLT
3
DOV
2
POC
4
MCH
3
CAL
10
DAY
27
NHA
5
POC
5
IND
6
GLN
5
MCH
1*
BRI
2
DAR
8
RCH
25
NHA
9
DOV
1
MAR
11
CLT
4
TAL
30
CAR
6
PHO
6
ATL
3
3rd 4681
1998 DAY
38
CAR
3*
LVS
1*
ATL
25
DAR
7
BRI
7
TEX
1
MAR
29
TAL
23
CAL
1*
CLT
4*
DOV
7
RCH
5
MCH
1
POC
5
SON
6
NHA
2
POC
2
IND
2
GLN
2
MCH
4
BRI
1*
NHA
2
DAR
40
RCH
3
DOV
1*
MAR
3
CLT
1*
TAL
34
DAY
16
PHO
2
CAR
4
ATL
3
2nd 4964
1999 DAY
31
CAR
1
LVS
10
ATL
3
DAR
5
TEX
34
BRI
2
MAR
5
TAL
3
CAL
38
RCH
2
CLT
3
DOV
3
MCH
10
POC
5
SON
2
DAY
17
NHA
6
POC
3
IND
4
GLN
10
MCH
7
BRI
6
DAR
4
RCH
35
NHA
17
DOV
1*
MAR
16
CLT
4
TAL
15
CAR
6
PHO
2
HOM
4
ATL
4
3rd 4943
2000 DAY
5
CAR
8
LVS
3
ATL
3
DAR
9
BRI
16
TEX
11
MAR
1
TAL
6*
CAL
14
RCH
32
CLT
12
DOV
36
MCH
40
POC
5
SON
3
DAY
4
NHA
3
POC
43
IND
43
GLN
2
MCH
11
BRI
3
DAR
14
RCH
3
NHA
8
DOV
6
MAR
18
CLT
5
TAL
7
CAR
40
PHO
6
HOM
3
ATL
40
8th 4410
2001 DAY
33
CAR
20
LVS
6*
ATL
41
DAR
21
BRI
34
TEX
9
MAR
39
TAL
4
CAL
40
RCH
13
CLT
4
DOV
9
MCH
16
POC
5
SON
10
DAY
18
CHI
17
NHA
18
POC
7
IND
22
GLN
15
MCH
8
BRI
37
DAR
20
RCH
19
DOV
32
KAN
6
CLT
9
MAR
7
TAL
9
PHO
19
CAR
34
HOM
24
ATL
22
NHA
9
12th 4095
2002 DAY
6
CAR
21
LVS
3
ATL
8
DAR
29
BRI
11
TEX
3
MAR
8
TAL
37
CAL
5
RCH
4
CLT
1
DOV
41
POC
2
MCH
9
SON
7
DAY
5
CHI
9
NHA
16
POC
13
IND
28
GLN
10
MCH
5
BRI
23
DAR
11
RCH
6
NHA
16
DOV
2
KAN
25
TAL
30
CLT
16
MAR
10
ATL
8
CAR
2*
PHO
4
HOM
4
2nd 4762
2003 DAY
5
CAR
7
LVS
43
ATL
42
DAR
4
BRI
29
TEX
5
TAL
26
MAR
17
CAL
17
RCH
5
CLT
29
DOV
18
POC
2
MCH
9
SON
19
DAY
20
CHI
14
NHA
18
POC
41
IND
9
GLN
10
MCH
17
BRI
36
DAR
33
RCH
13
NHA
28
DOV
22
TAL
23
KAN
20
CLT
11
MAR
14
ATL
39
PHO
10
CAR
41
HOM
33
17th 3769
2004 DAY
43
CAR
12
LVS
5
ATL
14
DAR
7
BRI
23
TEX
17
MAR
34
TAL
6
CAL
11
RCH
7
CLT
36
DOV
1
POC
36
MCH
34
SON
8
DAY
6
CHI
24
NHA
14
POC
2
IND
25
GLN
3
MCH
2
BRI
13
CAL
3*
RCH
5
NHA
13
DOV
2
TAL
15
KAN
20
CLT
13
MAR
12
ATL
2*
PHO
15
DAR
2
HOM
11
4th 6399
2005 DAY
6
CAL
7
LVS
30
ATL
4
BRI
31
MAR
3
TEX
20
PHO
16
TAL
33
DAR
4
RCH
15
CLT
28
DOV
3
POC
7
MCH
3
SON
15
DAY
39
CHI
10
NHA
15
POC
3
IND
7
GLN
7
MCH
17
BRI
16
CAL
11
RCH
13
NHA
7
DOV
4
TAL
41
KAN
1*
CLT
5
MAR
34
ATL
3
TEX
2
PHO
14
HOM
2
4th 6428
2006 DAY
12
CAL
9
LVS
6
ATL
2
BRI
6
MAR
13
TEX
9
PHO
11
TAL
35
RCH
11
DAR
8
CLT
4
DOV
9
POC
17
MCH
27
SON
13
DAY
33
CHI
18
NHA
4
POC
19
IND
5
GLN
20
MCH
5
BRI
28
CAL
12
RCH
5
NHA
11
DOV
14
KAN
3
TAL
8
CLT
30
MAR
24
ATL
36
TEX
22
PHO
6
HOM
18
9th 6168
2007 David Ragan DAY
5
CAL
16
LVS
37
ATL
33
BRI
26
MAR
15
TEX
39
PHO
41
TAL
17
RCH
20
DAR
27
CLT
37
DOV
14
POC
26
MCH
21
SON
29
NHA
15
DAY
12
CHI
25
IND
16
POC
33
GLN
32
MCH
18
BRI
41
CAL
12
RCH
3
NHA
19
DOV
25
KAN
16
TAL
34
CLT
40
MAR
26
ATL
33
TEX
37
PHO
32
HOM
10
24th 3251
2008 DAY
42
CAL
14
LVS
7
ATL
23
BRI
21
MAR
11
TEX
13
PHO
27
TAL
4
RCH
17
DAR
5
CLT
12
DOV
15
POC
24
MCH
8
SON
24
NHA
40
DAY
5
CHI
8
IND
14
POC
5
GLN
30
MCH
3
BRI
10
CAL
13
RCH
32
NHA
28
DOV
28
KAN
8
TAL
3
CLT
10
MAR
13
ATL
8
TEX
11
PHO
10
HOM
24
13th 4299
2009 DAY
6
CAL
17
LVS
42
ATL
19
BRI
27
MAR
27
TEX
37
PHO
22
TAL
12
RCH
23
DAR
38
CLT
24
DOV
24
POC
26
MCH
15
SON
33
NHA
38
DAY
13
CHI
25
IND
24
POC
22
GLN
24
MCH
30
BRI
14
ATL
33
RCH
33
NHA
33
DOV
24
KAN
35
CAL
7
CLT
20
MAR
22
TAL
17
TEX
17
PHO
23
HOM
34
27th 3252
2010 DAY
16
CAL
23
LVS
23
ATL
37
BRI
29
MAR
16
PHO
19
TEX
15
TAL
6
RCH
24
DAR
14
DOV
26
CLT
24
POC
26
MCH
34
SON
25
NHA
20
DAY
38
CHI
12
IND
20
POC
14
GLN
25
MCH
11
BRI
32
ATL
19
RCH
23
NHA
22
DOV
24
KAN
16
CAL
32
CLT
10
MAR
17
TAL
21
TEX
8
PHO
25
HOM
20
24th 3599
2011 DAY
14
PHO
36
LVS
22
BRI
16
CAL
22
MAR
8
TEX
7
TAL
39
RCH
4
DAR
21
DOV
28
CLT
2
KAN
13
POC
17
MCH
20
SON
29
DAY
1
KEN
8
NHA
14
IND
23
POC
34
GLN
28
MCH
14
BRI
20
ATL
35
RCH
4
CHI
11
NHA
7
DOV
21
KAN
20
CLT
11
TAL
28
MAR
33
TEX
12
PHO
33
HOM
38
23rd 906
2012 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. DAY
20
PHO LVS BRI CAL MAR TEX KAN RCH TAL DAR CLT DOV POC MCH SON KEN DAY NHA IND POC GLN MCH BRI ATL RCH CHI NHA DOV
12
TAL CLT
35
KAN MAR TEX PHO HOM
39
46th 46
2014 Trevor Bayne DAY PHO LVS BRI CAL MAR TEX DAR RCH TAL KAN CLT DOV POC MCH SON KEN DAY NHA IND POC GLN MCH BRI ATL RCH CHI NHA DOV KAN CLT
DNQ
TAL MAR TEX PHO HOM
2015 DAY
30
ATL
19
LVS
28
PHO
28
CAL
29
MAR
18
TEX
18
BRI
28
RCH
24
TAL
41
KAN
31
CLT
27
DOV
43
POC
24
MCH
9
SON
23
DAY
9
KEN
13
NHA
32
IND
40
POC
40
GLN
22
MCH
22
BRI
15
DAR
35
RCH
23
CHI
28
NHA
16
DOV
31
CLT
22
KAN
18
TAL
21
MAR
31
TEX
39
PHO
34
HOM
18
29th 655
2016 DAY
28
ATL
22
LVS
17
PHO
23
CAL
20
MAR
27
TEX
15
BRI
5
RCH
17
TAL
10
KAN
25
DOV
10
CLT
25
POC
13
MCH
15
SON
25
DAY
3
KEN
11
NHA
23
IND
30
POC
19
GLN
9
BRI
12
MCH
25
DAR
40
RCH
14
CHI
23
NHA
38
DOV
20
CLT
18
KAN
17
TAL
17
MAR
23
TEX
30
PHO
28
HOM
20
22nd 762
2017 DAY
10
ATL
12
LVS
13
PHO
19
CAL
23
MAR
13
TEX
13
BRI
11
RCH
13
TAL
37
KAN
10
CLT
16
DOV
21
POC
21
MCH
17
SON
27
DAY
23
KEN
37
NHA
20
IND
20
POC
20
GLN
35
MCH
5
BRI
7
DAR
35
RCH
25
CHI
22
NHA
24
DOV
24
CLT
14
TAL
3
KAN
20
MAR
6
TEX
28
PHO
38
HOM
19
22nd 660
2018 DAY
13
ATL
35
LVS
20
PHO
20
CAL
37
MAR
33
TEX
12
BRI
24
RCH
21
TAL
38
DOV
19
SON
27
CHI
26
DAY
20
MCH
34
BRI
11
LVS
13
CLT
35
TAL
13
KAN
30
TEX
21
-* -*
Matt Kenseth KAN
36
CLT
17
POC
13
MCH
33
KEN
19
NHA
15
POC
18
GLN
29
DAR
25
IND
12
RCH
25
DOV
20
MAR
23
PHO
7
HOM

Car No. 16 historyEdit

 
1997 Family Channel-sponsored Ford Thunderbird

Originally the first car to make Roush Racing a multi-car stable, the 16 team debuted at the 1992 Daytona 500 with Keystone Beer as the sponsor. Wally Dallenbach Jr. drove the car to a 15th-place finish. Dallenbach, however, earned only one top ten finish that year and finished 24th in points. 1993 proved to be a little better with Dallenbach posting four top tens. However, for 1994, the team underwent major changes. Driving duties were given to Ted Musgrave, with The Family Channel becoming the new sponsor. The car's performance improved drastically, with Musgrave notching three poles and finishing 13th in points. The 1995 season saw Musgrave improving six spots in points to seventh.[34] Despite this success, Musgrave never visited victory lane in his tenure behind the wheel of the 16, finishing 16th in points in 1996 and 12th in 1997.[34] Midway through 1998, Musgrave was released while sitting 17th in the points standings. For the final 13 races of the season, he was replaced by rookie Kevin Lepage, who left his ride with LJ Racing.[34][35][36] In the Pepsi 400 in October, Lepage fractured his leg in a crash. Then-Roush development driver Matt Kenseth practiced the car for Lepage the next race at Phoenix.[37] Lepage earned eight top 20 finishes including a sixth at Charlotte, finishing runner-up to Kenny Irwin, Jr for Rookie of the Year honors.[38]

Teamed with sponsor PrimeStar, later replaced by TV Guide,[39] Lepage and the No. 16 team began 1999 with a fifth-place finish at Darlington Raceway, later having a chance to win the Winston Million/No Bull 5 bonus, and earning a pole at the season ending race at Atlanta. Despite the bright spots, Lepage finished 25th in points with two top ten finishes.[39][40] TV Guide did not renew their contract for the 2000 season.[40] The No. 16 ran the beginning of the season unsponsored, before ultimately signing a multi-year contract with FamilyClick. Over the course of the year, Lepage missed two races and dropped to 28th in the standings.[38] Dissastisfied with the team's performance, FamilyClick did not return as a sponsor and the team was disbanded, with Roush contracting to four full-time teams.[13][38]

 
Greg Biffle's 2005 No. 16 National Guard Ford Taurus.

During the 2002 season, the No. 16 was used to prepare 2000 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series champion and eventual Busch Series champion Greg Biffle for his Rookie of the Year campaign the following year. Biffle failed to qualify in three of his four attempts in the car;[41] he made a total seven starts as a substitute for Andy Petree Racing, and later Petty Enterprises. Biffle ran full-time as a rookie in 2003, with W. W. Grainger sponsoring the car.[42] Biffle started 35 out of 36 races, won the Pepsi 400 at Daytona,[41] and finished runner-up to Jamie McMurray for Rookie of the Year. The next year, the car had a new primary sponsorship from the U.S. National Guard, with major associate ones from Subway, Jackson Hewitt, and Travelodge.[43] Biffle opened the year with a pole in the Daytona 500. Over the 2004 season, Biffle scored wins at Michigan and Homestead, and finished 17th in points. In 2005, 3M's Post-it Brand and Charter Communications joined as part-time sponsors. 2005 was to be the most successful year for car No. 16 to date, as the National Guard-sponsored Ford won a season high six races and finished runner-up in the Chase for the Nextel Cup. Biffle would sign an extension to drive the No. 16 until at least 2008. He scored one win in 2007 at Kansas and finished 14th in points.

After 2007, National Guard did not renew its contract, moving to Hendrick Motorsports and the No. 25. Ameriquest Mortgage-sponsored car, which had sponsored the majority of the 2006 Busch Series season for Roush,[44] had signed a three-year contract to move up to Biffle's No. 16 Cup ride, with 3M sponsoring six races. By March, however, the company had asked to be released from the final two years of its contract, along with relinquishing naming rights to Rangers Ballpark in Arlington. Ameriquest was one of the biggest subprime loan providers, and the sponsorship pullout likely coincided with the Housing Bubble of 2007.[45] Several companies including Aflac, Nintendo, Dish Network, and Jackson Hewitt sponsored the remainder of the season instead.[46]

 
Biffle with longtime sponsor 3M in 2013

It was announced on June 27, 2008, that Biffle signed a contract extension to remain at Roush-Fenway through 2011 with 3M as his major sponsor. That season, he finished third in points and won two races, but didn't return to victory lane in 2009. In 2010, 3M returned as the primary sponsor with Red Cross as the secondary. Biffle and the No. 16 team got off to a good start finishing third in the Daytona and stayed in the top 12 in points all year. Biffle also won two races that year the Sunoco Red Cross Pennsylvania 500 at Pocono as well as the Price Chopper 400 at Kansas leading to a sixth-place finish in the standings. Biffle struggled for most of the next year, failing to return to victory lane and finishing 16th in points. In 2012, he started the season with three straight third-place finishes and a win early at Texas put him in the points lead, but he eventually gave it up to teammate Matt Kenseth.[citation needed]

In 2013, Roush Fenway began to struggle. However, Biffle did get the 1000th win for manufacturer Ford at Michigan in June and made the Chase. In 2014, the team continued to struggle for speed, going winless and finishing 14th in points. In August 2014 it was announced that longtime sponsor 3M would leave the team for Hendrick Motorsports, and that Scotts-Miracle Gro's Ortho brand would take over the primary sponsorship. Scotts, which had previously been a sponsor of Carl Edwards at Roush, made its debut at Bristol in August 2014.[47] For the 2015 season, the No. 16 would struggle for most of the season, slipping to 20th in points, the best out of all Roush teams for the year, followed by a 23rd-place finish in 2016. After the 2016 season ended, RFR and Biffle parted ways;[48] the car's charter, along with Roush driver Chris Buescher, were eventually leased to JTG Daugherty Racing.[49]This team did not run in 2017.

Car No. 16 resultsEdit

Year Driver No. Make 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 Owners Pts
1992 Wally Dallenbach Jr. 16 Ford DAY
15
CAR
21
RCH
24
ATL
27
DAR
30
BRI
22
NWS
30
MAR
19
TAL
14
CLT
28
DOV
34
SON
25
POC
27
MCH
18
DAY
11
POC
32
TAL
14
GLN
5
MCH
20
BRI
19
DAR
24
RCH
23
DOV
31
MAR
14
NWS
24
CLT
20
CAR
23
PHO
12
ATL
38
24th 2799
1993 DAY
10
CAR
20
RCH
27
ATL
25
DAR
13
BRI
11
NWS
21
MAR
34
TAL
29
SON
7
CLT
40
DOV
12
POC
25
MCH
25
DAY
35
NHA
27
POC
17
TAL
10
GLN
2
MCH
31
BRI
21
DAR
11
RCH
15
DOV
15
MAR
27
NWS
15
CLT
24
CAR
31
PHO
34
ATL
33
22nd 2978
1994 Ted Musgrave DAY
38
CAR
13
RCH
13
ATL
11
DAR
10
BRI
19
NWS
21
MAR
10
TAL
11
SON
6
CLT
16
DOV
35
POC
15
MCH
9
DAY
14
NHA
7
POC
32
TAL
41
IND
13
GLN
19
MCH
24
BRI
11
DAR
39
RCH
17
DOV
14
MAR
9
NWS
9
CLT
18
CAR
13
PHO
5
ATL
28
13th 3477
1995 DAY
4
CAR
33
RCH
13
ATL
19
DAR
3
BRI
18
NWS
6
MAR
2
TAL
11
SON
6
CLT
15
DOV
3
POC
2
MCH
10
DAY
5
NHA
8
POC
4
TAL
11
IND
16
GLN
13
MCH
28
BRI
13
DAR
22
RCH
10
DOV
11
MAR
29
NWS
20
CLT
19
CAR
22
PHO
6
ATL
27
7th 3949
1996 DAY
7
CAR
31
RCH
3
ATL
18
DAR
7
BRI
25
NWS
12
MAR
9
TAL
8
SON
23
CLT
30
DOV
13
POC
19
MCH
8
DAY
13
NHA
11
POC
19
TAL
36
IND
21
GLN
12
MCH
23
BRI
12
DAR
29
RCH
15
DOV
33
MAR
20
NWS
19
CLT
17
CAR
18
PHO
4
ATL
31
16th 3466
1997 DAY
13
CAR
12
RCH
20
ATL
34
DAR
2
TEX
35
BRI
38
MAR
24
SON
11
TAL
24
CLT
23
DOV
11
POC
6
MCH
4*
CAL
4
DAY
12
NHA
26
POC
4
IND
33
GLN
6
MCH
3
BRI
15
DAR
29
RCH
9
NHA
30
DOV
24
MAR
21
CLT
17
TAL
11
CAR
32
PHO
22
ATL
31
12th 3556
1998 DAY
20
CAR
35
LVS
6
ATL
29
DAR
10
BRI
8
TEX
30
MAR
2
TAL
42
CAL
33
CLT
12
DOV
22
RCH
15
MCH
26
POC
17
SON
19
NHA
39
POC
15
IND
19
GLN
19
21st 3225
Kevin Lepage MCH
17
BRI
10
NHA
16
DAR
39
RCH
36
DOV
12
MAR
17
CLT
6
TAL
35
DAY
40
PHO
13
CAR
43
ATL
18
1999 DAY
13
CAR
42
LVS
21
ATL
19
DAR
22
TEX
41
BRI
35
MAR
21
TAL
12
CAL
18
RCH
13
CLT
26
DOV
26
MCH
29
POC
17
SON
32
DAY
30
NHA
22
POC
24
IND
30
GLN
25
MCH
39
BRI
22
DAR
5
RCH
26
NHA
26
DOV
13
MAR
27
CLT
9
TAL
18
CAR
22
PHO
24
HOM
26
ATL
17
25th 3185
2000 DAY
36
CAR
27
LVS
11
ATL
38
DAR
10
BRI
30
TEX
5
MAR
34
TAL
DNQ
CAL
22
RCH
21
CLT
15
DOV
21
MCH
21
POC
26
SON
41
DAY
37
NHA
31
POC
23
IND
36
GLN
32
MCH
18
BRI
18
DAR
7
RCH
22
NHA
38
DOV
38
MAR
29
CLT
12
TAL
43
CAR
36
PHO
21
HOM
27
ATL
DNQ
30th 2795
2002 Greg Biffle DAY
DNQ
CAR LVS ATL DAR BRI TEX MAR TAL CAL
13
RCH CLT DOV POC MCH SON DAY CHI NHA POC IND GLN MCH
DNQ
BRI DAR RCH NHA DOV KAN TAL CLT MAR ATL
DNQ
CAR PHO HOM 54th 124
2003 DAY
21
CAR
22
LVS
DNQ
ATL
13
DAR
12
BRI
5
TEX
28
TAL
22
MAR
18
CAL
18
RCH
17
CLT
16
DOV
30
POC
20
MCH
31
SON
37
DAY
1
CHI
20
NHA
10
POC
27
IND
21
GLN
30
MCH
4
BRI
22
DAR
10
RCH
20
NHA
43
DOV
7
TAL
24
KAN
12
CLT
17
MAR
19
ATL
34
PHO
15
CAR
11
HOM
35
20th 3696
2004 DAY
12
CAR
23
LVS
40
ATL
8
DAR
12
BRI
12
TEX
31
MAR
35
TAL
15
CAL
33
RCH
21
CLT
21
DOV
26
POC
11
MCH
23
SON
13
DAY
31
CHI
20
NHA
35
POC
4
IND
6
GLN
35
MCH
1
BRI
11
CAL
36
RCH
8
NHA
28
DOV
11
TAL
28
KAN
3
CLT
33
MAR
17
ATL
10
PHO
13
DAR
24
HOM
1
17th 3902
2005 DAY
25
CAL
1
LVS
6
ATL
3
BRI
9
MAR
29
TEX
1
PHO
41
TAL
13
DAR
1
RCH
6
CLT
6
DOV
1
POC
30
MCH
1
SON
14
DAY
36
CHI
11
NHA
5
POC
17
IND
21
GLN
38
MCH
6
BRI
3
CAL
2
RCH
3
NHA
4
DOV
13
TAL
27
KAN
2
CLT
3
MAR
20
ATL
7
TEX
20
PHO
2
HOM
1
2nd 6498
2006 DAY
31
CAL
42*
LVS
8
ATL
16*
BRI
7
MAR
31
TEX
42
PHO
15*
TAL
38
RCH
4
DAR
1*
CLT
7
DOV
8
POC
6
MCH
4
SON
4
DAY
31
CHI
11
NHA
3
POC
24
IND
33
GLN
38
MCH
7
BRI
19
CAL
24
RCH
6
NHA
14
DOV
5
KAN
12
TAL
41
CLT
37
MAR
32
ATL
5
TEX
35
PHO
34
HOM
1
13th 4075
2007 DAY
25
CAL
15
LVS
16
ATL
41
BRI
5
MAR
32
TEX
6
PHO
17
TAL
29
RCH
19
DAR
15
CLT
43
DOV
6
POC
30
MCH
38
SON
5
NHA
31
DAY
6
CHI
11
IND
15
POC
23
GLN
10
MCH
19
BRI
10
CAL
17
RCH
39
NHA
13
DOV
2
KAN
1
TAL
23
CLT
27
MAR
7
ATL
22
TEX
33
PHO
2
HOM
13
14th 3991
2008 DAY
10
CAL
15
LVS
3
ATL
4
BRI
4
MAR
20
TEX
39
PHO
9
TAL
18
RCH
14
DAR
43
CLT
2
DOV
3*
POC
15
MCH
20
SON
11
NHA
21
DAY
43
CHI
4
IND
8
POC
13
GLN
21
MCH
4
BRI
11
CAL
2
RCH
14
NHA
1
DOV
1
KAN
3
TAL
24
CLT
7
MAR
12
ATL
10
TEX
5
PHO
11
HOM
18
3rd 6467
2009 DAY
20
CAL
4
LVS
7
ATL
34
BRI
39
MAR
28
TEX
3
PHO
5
TAL
7
RCH
17
DAR
8
CLT
20
DOV
3
POC
11
MCH
5
SON
28
NHA
18
DAY
18
CHI
31
IND
4
POC
15
GLN
5
MCH
20
BRI
4
ATL
10
RCH
13
NHA
9
DOV
13
KAN
3
CAL
20
CLT
16
MAR
25
TAL
4
TEX
8
PHO
14
HOM
14
7th 6292
2010 DAY
3
CAL
10
LVS
10
ATL
8
BRI
4
MAR
10
PHO
22
TEX
10
TAL
17
RCH
22
DAR
22
DOV
6
CLT
32
POC
28
MCH
9
SON
7
NHA
16
DAY
20
CHI
35
IND
3
POC
1
GLN
24
MCH
4
BRI
8
ATL
36
RCH
32
NHA
17
DOV
19
KAN
1
CAL
41
CLT
5
MAR
33
TAL
19
TEX
5
PHO
4
HOM
10
6th 6247
2011 DAY
35
PHO
20
LVS
28
BRI
8
CAL
11
MAR
21
TEX
4
TAL
7
RCH
15
DAR
8
DOV
19
CLT
13
KAN
10
POC
27
MCH
15
SON
23
DAY
18
KEN
21
NHA
18
IND
7
POC
8
GLN
31
MCH
20
BRI
31
ATL
12
RCH
13
CHI
26
NHA
3
DOV
27
KAN
8
CLT
15
TAL
14
MAR
15
TEX
5
PHO
13
HOM
35
16th 997
2012 DAY
3
PHO
3
LVS
3
BRI
13
CAL
6
MAR
13
TEX
1
KAN
5
RCH
18
TAL
5
DAR
12
CLT
4
DOV
11
POC
24
MCH
4
SON
7
KEN
21
DAY
21
NHA
9
IND
3
POC
15
GLN
6
MCH
1
BRI
19
ATL
15
RCH
9
CHI
13
NHA
18
DOV
16
TAL
6
CLT
4
KAN
27
MAR
10
TEX
10
PHO
7
HOM
5
5th 2332
2013 DAY
6
PHO
17
LVS
17
BRI
11
CAL
6
MAR
9
TEX
4
KAN
19
RCH
36
TAL
36
DAR
13
CLT
31
DOV
15
POC
2
MCH
1
SON
8
KEN
34
DAY
17
NHA
15
IND
24
POC
10
GLN
16
MCH
9
BRI
9
ATL
15
RCH
12
CHI
16
NHA
3
DOV
9
KAN
13
CLT
16
TAL
11
MAR
9
TEX
12
PHO
13
HOM
24
9th 2321
2014 DAY
8
PHO
17
LVS
22
BRI
12
CAL
40
MAR
18
TEX
6
DAR
5
RCH
15
TAL
2*
KAN
16
CLT
21
DOV
38
POC
16
MCH
20
SON
9
KEN
14
DAY
29
NHA
15
IND
13
POC
5
GLN
8
MCH
10
BRI
10
ATL
10
RCH
19
CHI
23
NHA
16
DOV
21
KAN
15
CLT
18
TAL
25
MAR
13
TEX
13
PHO
9
HOM
41
14th 2247
2015 DAY
10
ATL
25
LVS
14
PHO
27
CAL
32
MAR
19
TEX
17
BRI
30
RCH
21
TAL
37
KAN
12
CLT
2
DOV
17
POC
12
MCH
36
SON
27
DAY
20
KEN
16
NHA
27
IND
19
POC
5
GLN
14
MCH
23
BRI
25
DAR
18
RCH
31
CHI
21
NHA
4
DOV
13
CLT
24
KAN
17
TAL
20
MAR
26
TEX
19
PHO
25
HOM
16
20th 869
2016 DAY
34
ATL
13
LVS
20
PHO
21
CAL
37
MAR
12
TEX
39
BRI
12
RCH
14
TAL
20
KAN
27
DOV
29
CLT
11
POC
26
MCH
19
SON
18
DAY
8
KEN
6
NHA
5
IND
39
POC
25
GLN
39
BRI
16
MCH
11
DAR
36
RCH
23
CHI
26
NHA
33
DOV
18
CLT
35
KAN
25
TAL
15
MAR
13
TEX
18
PHO
16
HOM
17
23rd 691

Car No. 17 historyEdit

 
2004 No. 17 DeWalt Tools Ford Taurus

The team entered NASCAR's premier series at a part-time level as No. 60 in 1998.[50] In 1999 the team was renumbered to No. 17 car. Matt Kenseth was the driver, DeWalt Tools was the sponsor, and Robbie Reiser served as crew chief. This was the same combination as was run on Reiser's own Busch Grand National team. Premiering at the summer Michigan race in 1999, Kenseth finished 14th. A fourth-place finish one month later at Dover proved Kenseth was ready for Cup.

In 2000, Kenseth and the No. 17 started every race, won the Coca-Cola 600, and defeated favorite Dale Earnhardt, Jr. for Rookie of the Year honors. The 2001 season saw Kenseth finish 13th in points, winless and with only nine top ten finishes. However, the team saw marked improvement the next year, as Kenseth won five races in 2002, ultimately reaching an eighth-place finish in points.

While winning only once in 2003, at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Kenseth performed remarkably consistent[51] to win the final Winston Cup Championship by 90 points, earning Jack Roush his first Cup championship. Some say that Kenseth winning the championship with only a single win and leading the points standings for 33 consecutive weeks is the reason NASCAR switched to the new Chase for the Cup points format.[52]

 
Kenseth's 2006 USG Sheetrock car, taken in New York City for the awards banquet.
 
Kenseth's DeWalt Ford in 2007.

The team continued to perform in 2004, winning two races, making the Chase for the Nextel Cup, and finishing eighth in points. In 2005, Kenseth finished seventh in points after experiencing a disappointing beginning to the season. However, the second half of the year brought a resurgence of success for the car, as a win at Bristol Motor Speedway helped the team make its second consecutive Chase for the Nextel Cup. In 2006, Kenseth won four races, and finished second to Jimmie Johnson in the championship standings. Kenseth won the first two races of the 2009 season winning Jack Roush his first Daytona 500. Due to the slumping economy, however, Kenseth's longtime sponsor DeWalt informed Roush Fenway Racing on July 23, 2009 that they would no longer be sponsoring the No. 17 team for the 2010 season. Crown Royal announced they would move to the No. 17 in 2010 for 35 races as Valvoline sponsored the remaining 3.[53] For 2011, Kenseth returned to victory lane at Texas, Dover and Charlotte. However, Crown Royal announced that they would not return to the No. 17 team, instead focusing their NASCAR efforts on the Brickyard 400 sponsorship. Despite this, Kenseth finished fourth in points.

In 2012, Kenseth's primary sponsorship was split between Best Buy, Zest Soap, and Fifth Third Bank, although the team was still forced to run several races unsponsored. Kenseth started the year strong by winning the Gatorade Duel Qualifying Race and the Daytona 500, which was also Jack Roush's 300th victory in NASCAR and his second Daytona 500 victory. It was later announced that Kenseth was leaving Roush Fenway Racing after the season, even though he had no team he was going to. Everyone was wondering how Kenseth would perform after revealing the news. Kenseth made the Chase and won two of the ten Chase races (Talladega and Kansas). Kenseth finished seventh in the standings. It was then announced that Kenseth would be driving for Joe Gibbs Racing in 2013.

In 2013, Kenseth was replaced by rookie Ricky Stenhouse, Jr.. Stenhouse inherited Kenseth's sponsorship, while adding primary support from Nationwide Insurance to cover the unfilled races. Stenhouse had shown promise, as he finished 12th at the Daytona 500. Through the first 17 points races, his highest finish had been 11th. He also finished second in the Sprint Showdown. Stenhouse's best finish of the entire season was a third-place finish at Talladega in October.

In 2014, the team's Best Buy sponsorship was replaced by Cargill, while keeping Zest, Fifth-Third and Nationwide. Stenhouse struggled along with the rest of the Roush program. Stenhouse spend a majority of the summer working with new crew chief Mike Kelley trying to improve the chemistry of the team. The No. 17 suffered through a dismal season, with Stenhouse recording two top tens, while failing to qualify once. The team finished 28th in owner points.[54][55]

In 2015, Nationwide Insurance moved to Hendrick Motorsports to sponsor Dale Earnhardt, Jr.. Zest, Cargill and Fifth-Third returned to the No. 17, with primary sponsorship anchored by Fastenal, moving from Roush's No. 99 car.[56] The team recorded three top tens, and ended the season 25th in owner and driver points. Stenhouse improved in 2016, getting four top fives and six top tens. He gained four positions in points up to 21st, his best run since his rookie year in 2013, performing better than his teammates. In 2017 at The 2017 GEICO 500 Ricky Stenhouse Jr won his first race in the 17 car at Talladega Superspeedway. In July, he won his second career win in the Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway. Stenhouse finished 13th in points and returned for 2018.

Car No. 17 resultsEdit

Year Driver No. Make 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 Owners Pts
1998 Matt Kenseth 60 Ford DAY CAR LVS ATL DAR BRI TEX MAR TAL
DNQ
CAL CLT DOV RCH MCH POC SON NHA POC IND GLN MCH BRI NHA DAR RCH DOV MAR CLT TAL DAY PHO CAR ATL 68th 22
1999 17 DAY CAR LVS ATL DAR TEX BRI MAR TAL CAL RCH CLT DOV MCH POC SON DAY NHA POC IND GLN MCH
14
BRI DAR
37
RCH NHA DOV
4
MAR CLT
40
TAL CAR
35
PHO HOM ATL 48th 434
2000 DAY
10
CAR
37
LVS
14
ATL
40
DAR
6
BRI
12
TEX
31
MAR
21
TAL
18
CAL
3*
RCH
15
CLT
1
DOV
2
MCH
17
POC
14
SON
32
DAY
20
NHA
19
POC
5
IND
26
GLN
10
MCH
8
BRI
39
DAR
33
RCH
32
NHA
17
DOV
12
MAR
34
CLT
9
TAL
10
CAR
25
PHO
42
HOM
21
ATL
9
14th 3711
2001 DAY
21
CAR
28
LVS
17
ATL
37
DAR
19
BRI
14
TEX
20
MAR
6
TAL
19
CAL
17
RCH
8
CLT
18
DOV
16
MCH
15
POC
6
SON
21
DAY
16
CHI
7
NHA
16
POC
14
IND
42
GLN
23
MCH
4
BRI
33
DAR
23
RCH
35
DOV
29
KAN
32
CLT
12
MAR
36
TAL
4
PHO
4
CAR
10
HOM
27
ATL
17
NHA
4
13th 3982
2002 DAY
33
CAR
1*
LVS
14
ATL
4
DAR
8
BRI
6
TEX
1
MAR
2
TAL
30
CAL
20
RCH
6
CLT
2
DOV
40
POC
35
MCH
1
SON
39
DAY
30
CHI
14
NHA
33
POC
8
IND
3
GLN
33
MCH
11
BRI
5
DAR
37
RCH
1
NHA
10
DOV
4
KAN
7
TAL
14
CLT
34
MAR
19
ATL
9
CAR
8
PHO
1
HOM
40
8th 4432
2003 DAY
20
CAR
3
LVS
1
ATL
4
DAR
8
BRI
2
TEX
6
TAL
9
MAR
22
CAL
9
RCH
7
CLT
2*
DOV
7
POC
3
MCH
4
SON
14
DAY
6
CHI
12
NHA
3
POC
13
IND
2
GLN
8
MCH
9
BRI
4
DAR
14
RCH
7
NHA
7
DOV
9
TAL
33
KAN
36
CLT
8
MAR
13
ATL
11
PHO
6
CAR
4
HOM
43
1st 5022
2004 DAY
9
CAR
1*
LVS
1*
ATL
6
DAR
31
BRI
5
TEX
16
MAR
8
TAL
42
CAL
4
RCH
5
CLT
3
DOV
22
POC
21
MCH
7
SON
20
DAY
39
CHI
12
NHA
4
POC
8
IND
16
GLN
9
MCH
8
BRI
9
CAL
22
RCH
28
NHA
2
DOV
32
TAL
14
KAN
17
CLT
11
MAR
16
ATL
41
PHO
36
DAR
20
HOM
19
8th 6069
2005 DAY
42
CAL
26
LVS
8
ATL
31
BRI
16
MAR
11
TEX
18
PHO
42
TAL
11
DAR
26
RCH
12
CLT
37
DOV
7
POC
32
MCH
4
SON
11
DAY
9
CHI
2*
NHA
10
POC
36
IND
5
GLN
18
MCH
3
BRI
1*
CAL
7
RCH
2
NHA
3
DOV
35
TAL
3
KAN
5
CLT
26
MAR
12
ATL
5
TEX
3*
PHO
32
HOM
3
7th 6352
2006 DAY
15
CAL
1
LVS
2*
ATL
13
BRI
3
MAR
24
TEX
2
PHO
3
TAL
6
RCH
38
DAR
3
CLT
5
DOV
1
POC
5
MCH
13
SON
17
DAY
5
CHI
22*
NHA
14
POC
14
IND
2
GLN
21
MCH
1*
BRI
1
CAL
7
RCH
8
NHA
10
DOV
10*
KAN
23
TAL
4
CLT
14
MAR
11
ATL
4
TEX
12
PHO
13
HOM
6
2nd 6419
2007 DAY
27
CAL
1*
LVS
4
ATL
3
BRI
11
MAR
10
TEX
2
PHO
5
TAL
14
RCH
10
DAR
7
CLT
12
DOV
5
POC
9
MCH
42
SON
34
NHA
9
DAY
8
CHI
2
IND
10
POC
14
GLN
12
MCH
4
BRI
39
CAL
7
RCH
14
NHA
7
DOV
35*
KAN
35
TAL
26
CLT
34
MAR
5
ATL
4
TEX
2
PHO
3*
HOM
1*
4th 6298
2008 DAY
36
CAL
5
LVS
20
ATL
8
BRI
10
MAR
30
TEX
9
PHO
38
TAL
41
RCH
38
DAR
6
CLT
7
DOV
4
POC
7
MCH
3
SON
8
NHA
18
DAY
3
CHI
7
IND
38
POC
11
GLN
12
MCH
5
BRI
9
CAL
5
RCH
39
NHA
40
DOV
2*
KAN
5
TAL
26
CLT
41
MAR
8
ATL
4*
TEX
9
PHO
15
HOM
25
11th 6184
2009 DAY
1
CAL
1*
LVS
43
ATL
12
BRI
33
MAR
23
TEX
5
PHO
27
TAL
17
RCH
13
DAR
10
CLT
10
DOV
4
POC
16
MCH
20
SON
18
NHA
22
DAY
8
CHI
23
IND
10
POC
11
GLN
14
MCH
14
BRI
10
ATL
12
RCH
25
NHA
23
DOV
3
KAN
39
CAL
13
CLT
2
MAR
14
TAL
24
TEX
3
PHO
18
HOM
13
14th 4389
2010 DAY
8
CAL
7
LVS
5
ATL
2
BRI
5
MAR
18
PHO
6
TEX
20
TAL
28
RCH
13
DAR
13
DOV
3
CLT
10
POC
17
MCH
14
SON
30
NHA
17
DAY
15
CHI
13
IND
12
POC
18
GLN
13
MCH
5
BRI
10
ATL
11
RCH
14
NHA
23
DOV
18
KAN
7
CAL
30
CLT
6
MAR
15
TAL
16
TEX
2
PHO
7
HOM
9
5th 6294
2011 DAY
34
PHO
12
LVS
11
BRI
4
CAL
4
MAR
6
TEX
1*
TAL
36
RCH
21
DAR
25
DOV
1
CLT
14*
KAN
6
POC
8
MCH
2
SON
14
DAY
2
KEN
6
NHA
20
IND
5
POC
16
GLN
17
MCH
10
BRI
6
ATL
9
RCH
23
CHI
21
NHA
6
DOV
5
KAN
4
CLT
1
TAL
18
MAR
31
TEX
4
PHO
34
HOM
4
4th 2330
2012 DAY
1
PHO
13
LVS
22
BRI
2
CAL
16
MAR
4
TEX
5
KAN
4
RCH
11
TAL
3*
DAR
6
CLT
10
DOV
3
POC
7
MCH
3
SON
13
KEN
7
DAY
3*
NHA
13
IND
35
POC
23
GLN
8
MCH
17
BRI
25
ATL
9
RCH
5
CHI
18
NHA
13
DOV
35
TAL
1
CLT
14
KAN
1*
MAR
14
TEX
4
PHO
14
HOM
18
7th 2324
2013 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. DAY
12
PHO
16
LVS
18
BRI
16
CAL
20
MAR
25
TEX
40
KAN
11
RCH
16
TAL
13
DAR
18
CLT
14
DOV
13
POC
26
MCH
16
SON
27
KEN
17
DAY
11
NHA
34
IND
25
POC
34
GLN
18
MCH
19
BRI
18
ATL
16
RCH
10
CHI
8
NHA
24
DOV
17
KAN
30
CLT
13
TAL
3
MAR
31
TEX
16
PHO
12
HOM
22
19th 909
2014 DAY
7
PHO
18
LVS
27
BRI
2
CAL
34
MAR
40
TEX
26
DAR
20
RCH
38
TAL
10
KAN
22
CLT
26
DOV
41
POC
15
MCH
27
SON
31
KEN
25
DAY
41
NHA
9
IND
24
POC
18
GLN
20
MCH
15
BRI
6
ATL
20
RCH
26
CHI
17
NHA
39
DOV
19
KAN
19
CLT
24
TAL
DNQ
MAR
15
TEX
23
PHO
17
HOM
22
27th 757
2015 DAY
29
ATL
36
LVS
29
PHO
12
CAL
15
MAR
40
TEX
15
BRI
4
RCH
28
TAL
26
KAN
24
CLT
37
DOV
37
POC
42
MCH
25
SON
20
DAY
19
KEN
11
NHA
17
IND
35
POC
41
GLN
34
MCH
26
BRI
21
DAR
38
RCH
16
CHI
18
NHA
13
DOV
8
CLT
14
KAN
13
TAL
9
MAR
39
TEX
21
PHO
41
HOM
22
25th 712
2016 DAY
22
ATL
10
LVS
12
PHO
37
CAL
5
MAR
32
TEX
16
BRI
16
RCH
26
TAL
16
KAN
13
DOV
14
CLT
15
POC
15
MCH
29
SON
26
DAY
5
KEN
40
NHA
10
IND
12
POC
18
GLN
38
BRI
2
MCH
27
DAR
18
RCH
18
CHI
25
NHA
24
DOV
11
CLT
20
KAN
19
TAL
5
MAR
40
TEX
16
PHO
23
HOM
30
21st 772
2017 DAY
31
ATL
13
LVS
33
PHO
4
CAL
22
MAR
10
TEX
14
BRI
9
RCH
4
TAL
1
KAN
11
CLT
15
DOV
39
POC
11
MCH
8
SON
38
DAY
1
KEN
14
NHA
14
IND
35
POC
16
GLN
20
MCH
18
BRI
14
DAR
29
RCH
19
CHI
25
NHA
15
DOV
19
CLT
13
TAL
26
KAN
29
MAR
10
TEX
12
PHO
8
HOM
15
13th 2222
2018 DAY
29
ATL
16
LVS
14
PHO
23
CAL
18
MAR
37
TEX
25
BRI
4
RCH
23
TAL
5
DOV
15
KAN
11
CLT
10
POC
14
MCH
29
SON
18
CHI
16
DAY
17
KEN
26
NHA
30
POC
22
GLN
16
MCH
18
BRI
24
DAR
12
IND
34
LVS
30
RCH
13
CLT
37
DOV
9
TAL
3
KAN
20
MAR
19
TEX
11
PHO
33
HOM -* -*

Car No. 26 historyEdit

 
Johnny Benson in 1998.
 
The damaged No. 26 Sharpie-sponsored Ford (background) being driven by Jamie McMurray at Bristol in 2006, as Jeff Gordon spins (foreground)

The first 26 car debuted in 1998 as Roush's first attempt at a fifth NASCAR Cup Series team (6, 16, 26, 97, 99). The team hired third-year driver Johnny Benson, Jr., buying out his contract from Bahari Racing, and signed General Mills's Cheerios brand as its sponsor.[12][57] After failing to qualify at Daytona, the No. 26 debuted at North Carolina, where Benson finished 30th in the car. Benson ended the 1998 season with three top fives, ten top tens, and earned 20th place in the championship points.[12] In 1999, the No. 26 car experienced a very disappointing year. After mustering only two top tens finishes and dropping eight spots in points, Benson was given his release from the team to drive for Tyler Jet Motorsports.[12][57] General Mills and Cheerios would also leave Roush Racing to replace STP as the primary sponsor of the famed No. 43 of Petty Enterprises with driver John Andretti. Without a driver or sponsor the team ceased operations.[12]

Car No. 26 results (Original)Edit

Year Driver No. Make 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 Owners Pts
1998 Johnny Benson Jr. 26 Ford DAY
DNQ
CAR
30
LVS
4
ATL
9
DAR
8
BRI
5
TEX
5
MAR
38
TAL
41
CAL
8
CLT
9
DOV
41
RCH
18
MCH
22
POC
36
SON
21
NHA
21
POC
33
IND
25
GLN
9
MCH
34
BRI
33
NHA
21
DAR
21
RCH
41
DOV
15
MAR
9
CLT
28
TAL
31
DAY
26
PHO
9
CAR
41
ATL
23
22nd 3160
1999 DAY
17
CAR
16
LVS
38
ATL
22
DAR
18
TEX
11
BRI
29
MAR
35
TAL
30
CAL
43
RCH
28
CLT
18
DOV
7
MCH
19
POC
30
SON
26
DAY
24
NHA
17
POC
14
IND
19
GLN
38
MCH
21
BRI
33
DAR
32
RCH
22
NHA
7
DOV
18
MAR
28
CLT
16
TAL
42
CAR
28
PHO
31
HOM
35
ATL
39
28th 3012
 
The No. 97 Sharpie-sponsored Ford Taurus being raced by Kurt Busch alongside Joe Nemechek driving the No. 01 U.S. Army-sponsored MB2 Motorsports Chevrolet at Talladega in 2005.

The No. 97 car raced for the first time at the 1993 fall event at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Sponsored by Kleenex and owned by Greg Pollex, Chad Little was the driver. Little and Pollex ran part-time for four years with various sponsorships until 1997, when they ran full-time with backing from John Deere.[58] However, after experiencing financial and performance struggles, Roush bought the team three-quarters of the way through the season, becoming the fifth Roush Racing entry.[58] Little qualified for 27 out of 32 races that year.[58] The team returned in 1998, with Little signing a multi-year contract, and the car changing to the Ford nameplate from Pontiac.[58]

Despite missing the spring Atlanta race, Little finished a career-best second at the Texas 500 and finished 15th in points.[58] After that, the performance of the team slipped, and midway through 2000 it was announced that Little would leave the team.[59] Prior to the fall race at Dover, Little was released and Kurt Busch, a Roush Craftsman Truck Series driver, drove for the team for the final seven races.[60] With John Deere leaving,[60] the No. 97 car (like the No. 16 car in 2000) started the 2001 season unsponsored,[13] but soon found sponsorships from Newell Rubbermaid brands Rubbermaid and Sharpie. Busch's rookie year in the Winston Cup Series was unspectacular save for a pole at Darlington. The team finished 27th in points, with only six top ten finishes. In 2002, Busch grabbed headlines after battling with Jimmy Spencer for a win at Bristol. This sparked a rivalry between the two drivers that lasted for the following years. However, the 2002 season marked a coming-of-age for the team, which won four times (including 3 of the final five races and the season finale at Homestead) and finished third in the championship points. Busch drove the No. 97 to victory lane four times in 2003, along with 14 top ten finishes. The team was riding in the top tens for most of the season, but late season struggles brought the team an 11th-place points finish. 2004 was the defining year of team No. 97. Winning three times, earning 21 top ten finishes, and clinching a pole, Busch won the first Chase for the Cup Championship. In 2005, he won three times and finished tenth in points.

Midway through the 2005 season, Busch shocked many in the NASCAR community when he announced that he would be leaving Roush Racing and replacing the retiring Rusty Wallace in the No. 2, owned by Penske Racing. On November 7, 2005 it was announced that Busch had been released from contractual obligations at Roush and would leave the team at the end of the season.[61][62] In November 2005, Busch was cited for reckless driving in an area close to Phoenix International Raceway. Although no action was taken by NASCAR, Roush Racing suspended Busch for the remainder of the 2005 season. Kenny Wallace took his place for the final two races of the season. On November 16, 2005, it was officially announced that the No. 97 car would be renumbered as the No. 26 (last used by Roush in 1999) for the 2006 season.[63] After originally being signed to replace Mark Martin in the 6 car, Jamie McMurray became the 26 car's new driver, with sponsorships from Crown Royal, Smirnoff Ice, and Irwin Industrial Tools. He had seven top ten finishes and finished 25th in points in his first year with the team. For 2007, the season hit its peak when McMurray edged out Kyle Busch by 0.005 seconds to win the Pepsi 400. McMurray would end 2007 with one win, three top fives, and nine top tens along with a 17th-place finish in points. 2008 was mostly the same for the No. 26, but improving one spot to 16th thanks to four top fives in the final six races of the season. 2009 was the final season for the No. 26 team because of a new NASCAR rule that limit all teams to four full-time cars. McMurray finished 22nd in points, and returned to Chip Ganassi Racing (then Earnhardt Ganassi Racing) for 2010.[14] Crown Royal moved to the No. 17 team of Matt Kenseth in 2010 after DeWalt terminated its sponsorship due the economic downturn.

In January 2010, Vermont businessman Bill Jenkins purchased the team and its owner points, singing a "services contract" with RFR to provide equipment and assistance. The new No. 26 team was called Latitude 43 Motorsports, after the cleaning products company Jenkins owns.[14][64]

Car No. 26 resultsEdit

Year Driver No. Make 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 Owners Pts
1997 Chad Little 97 Pontiac DAY
DNQ
CAR
DNQ
RCH
34
ATL
19
DAR
27
TEX
26
BRI
8
MAR
42
SON
DNQ
TAL
34
CLT
DNQ
DOV
31
POC
DNQ
MCH
25
CAL
19
DAY
42
NHA
30
POC
28
IND
42
GLN
42
MCH
42
BRI
20
DAR
11
RCH
40
NHA
28
DOV
29
MAR
35
CLT
23
TAL
40
CAR
16
PHO
25
ATL
18
38th 2081
1998 Ford DAY
7
CAR
21
LVS
10
ATL
DNQ
DAR
17
BRI
35
TEX
2
MAR
16
TAL
34
CAL
6
CLT
35
DOV
37
RCH
13
MCH
16
POC
30
SON
23
NHA
22
POC
16
IND
28
GLN
16
MCH
10
BRI
23
NHA
14
DAR
18
RCH
12
DOV
17
MAR
36
CLT
8
TAL
8
DAY
20
PHO
20
CAR
40
ATL
11
15th 3423
1999 DAY
9
CAR
21
LVS
14
ATL
9
DAR
28
TEX
13
BRI
24
MAR
17
TAL
42
CAL
22
RCH
35
CLT
24
DOV
28
MCH
28
POC
32
SON
16
DAY
29
NHA
24
POC
22
IND
43
GLN
14
MCH
6
BRI
30
DAR
20
RCH
42
NHA
28
DOV
7
MAR
31
CLT
18
TAL
36
CAR
21
PHO
16
HOM
39
ATL
6
23rd 3193
2000 DAY
23
CAR
18
LVS
19
ATL
6
DAR
15
BRI
23
TEX
13
MAR
27
TAL
25
CAL
15
RCH
39
CLT
20
DOV
20
MCH
32
POC
17
SON
25
DAY
16
NHA
42
POC
20
IND
19
GLN
12
MCH
22
BRI
30
DAR
21
RCH
29
NHA
33
TAL
18
23rd 3247
Kurt Busch DOV
18
MAR
37
CLT
13
CAR
24
PHO
29
HOM
19
ATL
36
2001 DAY
41
CAR
36
LVS
11
ATL
10
DAR
30
BRI
42
TEX
4
MAR
33
TAL
3
CAL
13
RCH
18
CLT
12
DOV
39
MCH
43
POC
13
SON
23
DAY
30
CHI
8
NHA
42
POC
37
IND
5
GLN
29
MCH
43
BRI
25
DAR
39
RCH
24
DOV
41
KAN
9
CLT
22
MAR
35
TAL
29
PHO
22
CAR
39
HOM
23
ATL
DNQ
NHA
21
27th 3081
2002 DAY
4
CAR
12
LVS
20
ATL
11
DAR
28
BRI
1
TEX
23
MAR
10
TAL
3
CAL
2
RCH
27
CLT
31
DOV
12
POC
40
MCH
10
SON
4
DAY
31
CHI
6
NHA
8
POC
2
IND
41
GLN
41
MCH
39
BRI
6
DAR
7
RCH
19
NHA
2
DOV
7
KAN
31
TAL
4
CLT
12
MAR
1
ATL
1
CAR
3
PHO
6
HOM
1
3rd 4641
2003 DAY
2
CAR
2
LVS
38
ATL
40
DAR
2
BRI
1
TEX
9
TAL
19
MAR
28
CAL
1
RCH
8
CLT
15
DOV
15
POC
36
MCH
1
SON
28
DAY
36
CHI
39
NHA
11
POC
2
IND
7
GLN
12
MCH
18
BRI
1
DAR
13
RCH
24
NHA
15
DOV
38
TAL
6
KAN
40
CLT
41
MAR
39
ATL
8
PHO
4
CAR
17
HOM
36
11th 4150
2004 DAY
16
CAR
8
LVS
9
ATL
12
DAR
6
BRI
1
TEX
6
MAR
11
TAL
36
CAL
23
RCH
31
CLT
11
DOV
12
POC
5
MCH
11
SON
36
DAY
4
CHI
35
NHA
1
POC
26
IND
10
GLN
10
MCH
6
BRI
8
CAL
11
RCH
15
NHA
1
DOV
5
TAL
5
KAN
6
CLT
4
MAR
5
ATL
42
PHO
10
DAR
6
HOM
5
1st 6506
2005 DAY
2
CAL
3
LVS
3
ATL
32
BRI
35
MAR
19
TEX
7
PHO
1
TAL
7
DAR
37
RCH
17
CLT
43
DOV
9
POC
22
MCH
12
SON
3
DAY
37
CHI
8
NHA
2
POC
1
IND
18
GLN
39
MCH
7
BRI
10
CAL
12
RCH
1
NHA
35
DOV
23
TAL
8
KAN
14
CLT
2
MAR
6
ATL
36
TEX
10
8th 6189
Kenny Wallace PHO
16
HOM
21
2006 Jamie McMurray 26 DAY
37
CAL
6
LVS
23
ATL
14
BRI
35
MAR
9
TEX
37
PHO
14
TAL
5
RCH
19
DAR
42
CLT
8
DOV
2*
POC
18
MCH
23
SON
18
DAY
8
CHI
39
NHA
33
POC
20
IND
26
GLN
3
MCH
17
BRI
29
CAL
20
RCH
25
NHA
29
DOV
17
KAN
42
TAL
37
CLT
34
MAR
19
ATL
40
TEX
26
PHO
40
HOM
35
24th 3405
2007 DAY
31
CAL
37
LVS
10
ATL
15
BRI
9
MAR
9
TEX
5
PHO
23
TAL
5
RCH
41
DAR
16
CLT
19
DOV
24
POC
29
MCH
8
SON
37
NHA
16
DAY
1
CHI
38
IND
33
POC
40
GLN
34
MCH
30
BRI
26
CAL
16
RCH
38
NHA
11
DOV
8
KAN
24
TAL
37
CLT
24
MAR
32
ATL
26
TEX
9
PHO
23
HOM
14
18th 3556
2008 DAY
26
CAL
22
LVS
25
ATL
40
BRI
43
MAR
8
TEX
14
PHO
17
TAL
17
RCH
35
DAR
11
CLT
23
DOV
10
POC
20
MCH
10
SON
18
NHA
41
DAY
32
CHI
21
IND
6
POC
9
GLN
16
MCH
10
BRI
12
CAL
24
RCH
29
NHA
39
DOV
36
KAN
17
TAL
32
CLT
5
MAR
38
ATL
7
TEX
3
PHO
3
HOM
3
17th 3809
2009 DAY
37
CAL
16
LVS
9
ATL
15
BRI
37
MAR
10
TEX
38
PHO
11
TAL
42
RCH
7
DAR
22
CLT
21
DOV
14
POC
13
MCH
11
SON
14
NHA
33
DAY
11
CHI
22
IND
21
POC
20
GLN
40
MCH
32
BRI
11
ATL
28
RCH
27
NHA
18
DOV
28
KAN
31
CAL
36
CLT
33
MAR
6
TAL
1*
TEX
20
PHO
19
HOM
18
22nd 3604

Car No. 99 historyEdit

 
The No. 99 car from 1996–1997

The No. 99 car first raced at the 1996 Daytona 500, with Jeff Burton driving and Exide Batteries as the sponsor. The car finished 5th in that race. After missing the first Atlanta race, Burton won a pole at Michigan and finished 13th in the points standings. Burton won the first three races of his career in 1997, (including the inaugural Cup race at Texas Motor Speedway) and ended the season fourth in the points. In 1998, Burton enjoyed another successful season, winning 2 races, mounting 23 top ten finishes, and finishing fifth in the championship points standings. The team led the points standings part of 1999, but lost the top spot after performing poorly at Richmond. The team again finished 5th in points, with six wins and—like the previous year–23 top tens. Late in 2000, Exide ceased their sponsorship, and Citgo joined with new financial backing. The car finished a team-high third in the points standings with four wins (one of which was at New Hampshire in September where NASCAR used restrictor plates following the deaths of Adam Petty and Kenny Irwin earlier that year), 22 top tens, and one pole. Burton won 2 races in 2001, at Charlotte and Phoenix, but fell back to 10th in the points with 16 top tens. The No. 99 would not win another race with Burton behind the wheel, as he managed back-to-back 12th-place points standings finishes in 2002 and 2003.

 
Carl Edwards at Texas in 2007.

After the 2003 season, Citgo discontinued their sponsorship for the No. 99 team and Roush wasn't able to find a full-time sponsor to run the team. Burton continued to race for the team with several one-off sponsorship deals such as Pennzoil, Team Caliber, and Hot Wheels and some support from his secondary sponsors such as SKF. With the financial state of the No. 99 still in doubt and Burton struggles, rumors began circulating that Burton's days in the No. 99 were close to an end. Burton did eventually leave Roush after eight and a half years to replace Johnny Sauter in the No. 30 AOL-sponsored Chevrolet for Richard Childress Racing.[65]

 
Edwards winning at Las Vegas in 2011.

To fill the void left by this departure, Roush elevated Carl Edwards from the Truck series.[65] Edwards showed immediate promise while driving the unsponsored No. 99 car, posting five top ten finishes in his shortened season. In 2005—his first full-time season—with sponsorship from Scotts, Office Depot, Stonebridge Life Insurance Company, and World Financial Group, Edwards won four races and finished in a tie for 2nd in the points standings. In 2006, Office Depot became the team's exclusive sponsor. Edwards failed to win or make the Chase for the Cup, posting ten top fives but finishing 12th in points. Edwards snapped his 52-race winless streak by winning the 2007 Citizens Bank 400 at Michigan International Speedway. In 2008, Edwards posted a series-best nine wins and also led in top fives and top tens, but he was still runner-up by 69 points to three-time consecutive champion Jimmie Johnson.[66] Office Depot did not renew their sponsorship after the 2008 season. In 2009, Aflac became the new sponsor for Carl Edwards and the No. 99 car. Edwards made the chase in 2009 finishing 11th in points despite not winning a race. In 2010, Kellogg's moved from Hendrick Motorsports to join the team as the primary sponsor for two races, and associate sponsor for the rest of the season.[67] Scotts also joined Edwards' Cup sponsorship after several years as a Nationwide sponsor. Edwards snapped a 70-race winless skid with his victory in the 2010 Kobalt Tools 500 at Phoenix International Raceway. One week later, he won his second race in a row at Homestead-Miami Speedway in the Ford 400.

In 2011, Carl Edwards still drove the No. 99. He won his only race of the season at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, but managed to remain in the top 12 with consistent finishes. Kellogg's and Subway returned to sponsor a few races, and Edwards managed to finish 2nd in points on a tiebreaker with Tony Stewart. For 2012, the No. 99 was sponsored by Fastenal, Kellogg's, UPS and Best Buy. Edwards finished 15th in points, winless, with three top fives and 13 top tens. In 2013, Edwards ended his winless streak by winning in Phoenix.

Edwards won the Food City 500 at Bristol in March 2014 to lock himself into that year's Chase. However, on July 27, 2014, Roush Fenway announced that Edwards would not return to the No. 99 in 2015 and that sponsor Fastenal would move to Roush's No. 17 car to replace the departing Nationwide Insurance. This left the No. 99 without a sponsor or a driver for 2015, and the crew was moved to the resurrected No. 6 team with Trevor Bayne.[27]

On October 23, 2016 the No. 99 returned, as Ryan Reed made his Sprint Cup debut at Talladega.[68] Reed made the race, starting 18th and finishing 26th, completing all the laps (including the overtime laps). After not running in 2017, the No. 99 is now home to the new team, StarCom Racing driven by multiple drivers in 2018.

Car No. 99 resultsEdit

Year Driver No. Make 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 Owners Pts
1996 Jeff Burton 99 Ford DAY
5
CAR
13
RCH
4
ATL
DNQ
DAR
10
BRI
23
NWS
29
MAR
22
TAL
16
SON
26
CLT
18
DOV
9
POC
9
MCH
17
DAY
14
NHA
4
POC
35
TAL
7
IND
11
GLN
21
MCH
9
BRI
37
DAR
31
RCH
3
DOV
40
MAR
11
NWS
4
CLT
11
CAR
5
PHO
31
ATL
9
13th 3538
1997 DAY
11
CAR
3
RCH
42
ATL
5
DAR
4
TEX
1
BRI
42
MAR
15
SON
9
TAL
8
CLT
5
DOV
3
POC
2
MCH
14
CAL
30
DAY
8
NHA
1*
POC
3
IND
15
GLN
29
MCH
8
BRI
4
DAR
2
RCH
2*
NHA
14
DOV
11
MAR
1
CLT
6
TAL
14
CAR
38
PHO
13
ATL
34
4th 4285
1998 DAY
40
CAR
18
LVS
2
ATL
8
DAR
5*
BRI
4
TEX
29
MAR
32
TAL
43
CAL
10
CLT
8
DOV
2
RCH
7
MCH
4
POC
4
SON
39
NHA
1*
POC
3
IND
36
GLN
23
MCH
5
BRI
2
NHA
5
DAR
2*
RCH
1*
DOV
38
MAR
5
CLT
3
TAL
10
DAY
13
PHO
4
CAR
5
ATL
4
5th 4415
1999 DAY
35
CAR
4*
LVS
1*
ATL
4
DAR
1*
TEX
7
BRI
5
MAR
2
TAL
11
CAL
2
RCH
37
CLT
1*
DOV
8
MCH
3
POC
36
SON
24
DAY
3
NHA
1
POC
36
IND
5
GLN
13
MCH
37
BRI
17
DAR
1*
RCH
13
NHA
4
DOV
6
MAR
9
CLT
37
TAL
8
CAR
1
PHO
4
HOM
3
ATL
5
5th 4733
2000 DAY
2
CAR
32
LVS
1*
ATL
43
DAR
5
BRI
9
TEX
2
MAR
2
TAL
12
CAL
5
RCH
7
CLT
11
DOV
34
MCH
11
POC
7
SON
16
DAY
1
NHA
11
POC
2
IND
6
GLN
3
MCH
10
BRI
6
DAR
2
RCH
5*
NHA
1**
DOV
36
MAR
3*
CLT
6
TAL
29
CAR
4
PHO
1*
HOM
11
ATL
12
3rd 4841
2001 DAY
19
CAR
37
LVS
39
ATL
30
DAR
18
BRI
40
TEX
19
MAR
3
TAL
10
CAL
31
RCH
14
CLT
1*
DOV
31
MCH
7
POC
10
SON
8
DAY
8
CHI
18
NHA
11
POC
36
IND
16
GLN
2
MCH
16
BRI
15
DAR
6
RCH
9
DOV
21
KAN
11
CLT
5
MAR
5
TAL
3
PHO
1*
CAR
18
HOM
4
ATL
10
NHA
17
10th 4394
2002 DAY
12
CAR
6
LVS
9
ATL
21
DAR
11
BRI
26
TEX
39
MAR
9
TAL
9
CAL
19
RCH
3
CLT
40
DOV
3
POC
6
MCH
20
SON
29
DAY
33
CHI
39
NHA
12
POC
16
IND
29
GLN
7
MCH
4
BRI
13
DAR
10
RCH
39
NHA
20
DOV
6
KAN
29
TAL
11
CLT
7
MAR
17
ATL
12
CAR
4
PHO
12
HOM
3
13th 4259
2003 DAY
11
CAR
12
LVS
6
ATL
33
DAR
42
BRI
13
TEX
20
TAL
35
MAR
4
CAL
19
RCH
9
CLT
18
DOV
14
POC
14
MCH
11
SON
38
DAY
2
CHI
6
NHA
9
POC
6
IND
27
GLN
31
MCH
11
BRI
32
DAR
11
RCH
4
NHA
42
DOV
12
TAL
32
KAN
13
CLT
20
MAR
10
ATL
23
PHO
8
CAR
7
HOM
14
12th 4109
2004 DAY
42
CAR
37
LVS
13
ATL
20
DAR
11
BRI
38
TEX
27
MAR
25
TAL
7
CAL
26
RCH
14
CLT
22
DOV
4
POC
24
MCH
13
SON
9
DAY
23
CHI
33
NHA
12
POC
34
IND
12
GLN
12
21st 3713
Carl Edwards MCH
10
BRI
33
CAL
6
RCH
6
NHA
20
DOV
18
TAL
42
KAN
22
CLT
QL
MAR
24
ATL
3
PHO
37
DAR
7
HOM
14
Dave Blaney CLT
37
2005 Carl Edwards DAY
12
CAL
5
LVS
14
ATL
1
BRI
26
MAR
38
TEX
19
PHO
7
TAL
32
DAR
9
RCH
21
CLT
3
DOV
16
POC
1
MCH
5
SON
38
DAY
33
CHI
39
NHA
12
POC
4
IND
12
GLN
19
MCH
4
BRI
24
CAL
4
RCH
21
NHA
19
DOV
9
TAL
5
KAN
3
CLT
10
MAR
26
ATL
1
TEX
1
PHO
6
HOM
4
3rd 6498
2006 DAY
43
CAL
3
LVS
26
ATL
40
BRI
4
MAR
16
TEX
36
PHO
4
TAL
8
RCH
7
DAR
39
CLT
3
DOV
15
POC
25
MCH
2
SON
6
DAY
39
CHI
20
NHA
2
POC
39
IND
9
GLN
5
MCH
22
BRI
7
CAL
4
RCH
35
NHA
18
DOV
2
KAN
6
TAL
9
CLT
8
MAR
12
ATL
7
TEX
15
PHO
5
HOM
8
12th 4428
2007 DAY
23
CAL
29
LVS
6
ATL
7
BRI
12
MAR
17
TEX
12
PHO
11
TAL
42
RCH
12
DAR
5
CLT
15
DOV
3
POC
14
MCH
1
SON
18
NHA
13
DAY
4
CHI
3
IND
18
POC
21
GLN
8
MCH
7
BRI
1
CAL
2
RCH
42
NHA
12
DOV
1
KAN
37
TAL
14
CLT
5
MAR
11
ATL
2
TEX
26
PHO
42
HOM
5
9th 6222
2008 DAY
19
CAL
1
LVS
1
ATL
42
BRI
16
MAR
9
TEX
1
PHO
4
TAL
40
RCH
7
DAR
2
CLT
9
DOV
2
POC
9
MCH
7
SON
9
NHA
17
DAY
2
CHI
32
IND
2
POC
1
GLN
9
MCH
1
BRI
1
CAL
6
RCH
13
NHA
3
DOV
3
KAN
2
TAL
29
CLT
33
MAR
3
ATL
1
TEX
1
PHO
4
HOM
1
2nd 6615
2009 DAY
18
CAL
7
LVS
17
ATL
3
BRI
15
MAR
26
TEX
10
PHO
10
TAL
24
RCH
26
DAR
32
CLT
4
DOV
7
POC
2
MCH
4
SON
13
NHA
19
DAY
4
CHI
14
IND
15
POC
18
GLN
3
MCH
4
BRI
16
ATL
37
RCH
15
NHA
17
DOV
11
KAN
10
CAL
6
CLT
39
MAR
20
TAL
14
TEX
39
PHO
16
HOM
7
11th 6618
2010 DAY
9
CAL
13
LVS
12
ATL
39
BRI
6
MAR
8
PHO
7
TEX
33
TAL
11
RCH
5
DAR
15
DOV
8
CLT
16
POC
12
MCH
12
SON
29
NHA
25
DAY
6
CHI
2
IND
7
POC
3
GLN
5
MCH
3
BRI
12
ATL
2
RCH
10
NHA
11
DOV
5
KAN
5
CAL
6
CLT
34
MAR
12
TAL
17
TEX
19
PHO
1
HOM
1
4th 6393
2011 DAY
2
PHO
28
LVS
1
BRI
2
CAL
6
MAR
18
TEX
3
TAL
6
RCH
5
DAR
2
DOV
7
CLT
16
KAN
5
POC
37
MCH
5
SON
3
DAY
37
KEN
5
NHA
13
IND
14
POC
7
GLN
12
MCH
36
BRI
9
ATL
5
RCH
2
CHI
4
NHA
8
DOV
3
KAN
5
CLT
3
TAL
11
MAR
9
TEX
2
PHO
2
HOM
2
2nd 2403
2012 DAY
8
PHO
17
LVS
5
BRI
39
CAL
5
MAR
11
TEX
8
KAN
9
RCH
10
TAL
31
DAR
7
CLT
9
DOV
26
POC
11
MCH
11
SON
21
KEN
20
DAY
6
NHA
18
IND
29
POC
7
GLN
14
MCH
6
BRI
22
ATL
36
RCH
17
CHI
19
NHA
19
DOV
5
TAL
36
CLT
7
KAN
14
MAR
18
TEX
16
PHO
11
HOM
12
15th 1030
2013 DAY
33
PHO
1
LVS
5
BRI
18
CAL
4
MAR
15
TEX
3
KAN
17
RCH
6
TAL
3
DAR
7
CLT
11
DOV
14
POC
18
MCH
8
SON
3
KEN
21
DAY
29
NHA
8
IND
13
POC
11
GLN
4
MCH
10
BRI
39
ATL
18
RCH
1
CHI
11
NHA
9
DOV
35
KAN
5
CLT
10
TAL
17
MAR
12
TEX
37
PHO
21
HOM
12
13th 2282
2014 DAY
17
PHO
8
LVS
5
BRI
1
CAL
10
MAR
13
TEX
14
DAR
13
RCH
9
TAL
30
KAN
6
CLT
4
DOV
14
POC
41
MCH
23
SON
1
KEN
17
DAY
37
NHA
13
IND
15
POC
29
GLN
5
MCH
23
BRI
7
ATL
5
RCH
22
CHI
20
NHA
17
DOV
11
KAN
5
CLT
8
TAL
21
MAR
20
TEX
9
PHO
15
HOM
34
9th 2288
2016 Ryan Reed DAY ATL LVS PHO CAL MAR TEX BRI RCH TAL KAN DOV CLT POC MCH SON DAY KEN NHA IND POC GLN BRI MCH DAR RCH CHI NHA DOV CLT KAN TAL
26
MAR TEX PHO HOM 44th 19

Xfinity SeriesEdit

The Xfinity Series operation began in 1992 with the No. 60 driven by Mark Martin. The No. 60 team has been dominant throughout its history, amassing many wins with Martin; three driver's championships with Greg Biffle in 2002, Carl Edwards in 2007, and Chris Buescher in 2015; and an owner's championship with Edwards in 2011. The No. 6 team won back-to-back driver's championships in 2011 & 2012 with Ricky Stenhouse Jr.[5][9]

Car No. 1 historyEdit

The number 1 started as the number 06 Ford Fusion when first raced in the Hershey's Kissables 300 at Daytona International Speedway on February 18, 2006. Todd Kluever piloted the car, with sponsorship from 3M, for the entire 2006 season,[19] earning four top-ten finishes and one pole. Mike Kelley, the former car chief on championship car 97, was the crew chief.[19] For 2007, Mark Martin drove the 06 machine in two races, with sponsorship from Dish Network, at Daytona International Speedway and Texas Motor Speedway.[69][70][71] This team did not return in 2008.

Car No. 06 resultsEdit

Year Driver No. Make 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 Owners Pts
2006 Todd Kluever 06 Ford DAY
7
CAL
12
MXC
32
LVS
21
ATL
18
BRI
34
TEX
21
NSH
32
PHO
42
TAL
27
RCH
22
DAR
32
CLT
9
DOV
18
NSH
17
KEN
17
MLW
23
DAY
25
CHI
18
NHA
13
MAR
30
GTY
13
IRP
24
GLN
38
MCH
37
BRI
39
CAL
27
RCH
36
DOV
13
KAN
37
CLT
18
MEM
16
TEX
10
PHO
18
HOM
9
26th 3304
2007 Mark Martin DAY
5
CAL MXC LVS ATL BRI NSH TEX
12
PHO TAL RCH DAR CLT DOV NSH KEN MLW NHA DAY CHI GTY IRP CGV GLN MCH BRI CAL RCH DOV KAN CLT MEM TEX PHO HOM 61st 282

On October 30, 2014, Roush Fenway announced that veteran Elliott Sadler would drive the No. 1 car in 2015, bringing sponsor OneMain Financial from Joe Gibbs Racing. This marked Sadler's reunion with former owner and engine builder Doug Yates, and his fourth stint with manufacturer Ford.[72] Sadler earned four top fives and 17 top tens to finish sixth in points.[73] Sadler and OneMain Financial would leave at the end of the season for JR Motorsports.[74] The No. 1 team was shut down, and around 25 employees were released.[75]

Car No. 1 resultsEdit

Year Driver No. Make 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 Owners Pts
2015 Elliott Sadler 1 Ford DAY
19
ATL
18
LVS
13
PHO
12
CAL
10
TEX
11
BRI
10
RCH
16
TAL
7
IOW
8
CLT
9
DOV
21
MCH
5
CHI
11
DAY
2
KEN
5
NHA
17
IND
5
IOW
8
GLN
8
MOH
6
BRI
31
ROA
12
DAR
11
RCH
24
CHI
8
KEN
11
DOV
9
CLT
10
KAN
12
TEX
10
PHO
9
HOM
13
10th 1075

Car No. 6 historyEdit

The car now known as the No. 6 car debuted at Daytona in 1997 as the No. 9 car. Jeff Burton drove the Track Gear sponsored Ford Taurus to a 40th-place finish. During the 1997 season, Robbie Crouch, Ted Musgrave, and Rob Wilson drove the No. 9 on limited schedules, with a best finish coming from Crouch at Loudon. Over the next six years, Burton drove to 16 wins with additional sponsorships from Northern Light, Febreze, and Gain, among others. After Burton left Roush Racing midway through 2004, Mark Martin returned to the Busch Series, posting four top-10s in five starts. In 2005, Martin ran five races and won twice. The car switched to the No. 6 in 2006, after a number switch with Evernham Motorsports, and ran a part-time schedule sponsored by Ameriquest. In 2007, David Ragan drove the car full-time in 2007 using the No. 06 owner's points, with sponsorship coming from the Discount Tire Company. After a 5th-place finish in points, Ragan was named Rookie of the Year.[24] After running full-time in 2008, Ragan went to part-time and won the 2009 Aaron's 312 for his first Nationwide series victory as well as a win at Bristol. Rookie Erik Darnell filled out the rest of the schedule with Northern Tool and Equipment sponsoring. He won a pole and had two top-fives, but was unable to return the next season due to a lack of funding.

In 2010, Ricky Stenhouse Jr. drove the No. 6 Ford with Citifinancial as the primary sponsor. After crashing out of a few early events along with rookie teammate Colin Braun, Roush temporarily benched Stenhouse after he failed to qualify at Nashville in April. The No. 6 was driven by Brian Ickler at Kentucky, and by Billy Johnson at Watkins Glen. When veteran Mike Kelley took over the pit box, Stenhouse responded with a 3rd-place finish at the fall race at Daytona. The team rallied back to claim Rookie of the Year honors. The next year Cargill Meat Solutions sponsored the team for a few races as Citi had left for Kevin Harvick Incorporated. With fresh momentum, and most of the Cup drivers running limited schedules, Stenhouse swept both Iowa races for his first two Nationwide Series victories, and held off former Cup driver Elliott Sadler for the Nationwide Series championship. Stenhouse would beat Sadler again in 2012 for his second consecutive championship.

For 2013, former Daytona 500 winner Trevor Bayne, who had been sidelined in recent years due to illness and lack of sponsorship, drove the car full-time. Cargill returned to the team, along with Valvoline and Ford EcoBoost. In 2014, Advocare moved from Richard Childress Racing to sponsor the entire season. Bayne earned a pole at Iowa, along with 21 top ten finishes to finish 6th in driver points (the No. 6 finished 10th in owners points).[76] Bayne moved up to the Sprint Cup Series in 2015 with Advocare.

In December 2014, it was reported that Camping World Truck Series driver and Drive for Diversity graduate Darrell Wallace Jr. had asked for and was granted release from his contract with Joe Gibbs Racing. Later it was revealed that he had signed a deal to drive in Roush Fenway's No. 6 for 2015, with Chad Norris as his crew chief.[77] Due to lack of sponsorship, Ford EcoBoost and Roush Performance frequently appeared as placeholders on the car, as the brands had done on teammate Chris Buescher's No. 60 car.[78] One-race deals came from Cheez-It, AdvoCare, Fastenal, Bleacher Report, Cross Insurance, and Scotchman. In 2017, the team ran for the first half of the season before suspending operations due to a lack of sponsorship. Wallace departed the team to drive the No. 43 for Richard Petty Motorsports in the Cup Series. The team was shuttered for the 2018 season, though it ran the Road America race with IndyCar Series driver Conor Daly.[79]

Car No. 6 resultsEdit

Year Driver No. Make 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 Owners Pts
1997 Jeff Burton 9 Ford DAY
40
CAR RCH
6*
ATL
14
LVS DAR
2
HCY TEX
3
BRI
1*
NSV CLT
13
DOV
2
SBO GLN MLW MYB GTY IRP MCH
4
BRI DAR
1*
RCH
3*
DOV CLT
4
CAL CAR
4*
HOM 26th 1948
Ted Musgrave TAL
36
Robbie Crouch NHA
42
NZH
1998 Jeff Burton DAY
22
CAR
4*
LVS
4
NSV DAR
2*
BRI
39
TEX
10
HCY TAL NHA NZH CLT
22
DOV RCH
1
PPR MCH
1*
BRI RCH
2
DOV CLT
6
GTY CAR
13
ATL HOM
1
30th 1883
Ashton Lewis GLN
3
MLW MYB CAL SBO IRP
Chad Little DAR
30
1999 Jeff Burton DAY
9
CAR
1
LVS
3
ATL DAR
6
TEX
2
NSV BRI TAL CAL
2
NHA RCH
2
NZH CLT
4
DOV SBO GLN MLW MYB PPR GTY IRP MCH
7
BRI DAR
7
RCH
35
DOV CLT
14
CAR MEM PHO
4
HOM
8
25th 2091
2000 DAY CAR
5
LVS
1*
ATL DAR
3*
BRI TEX
6
NSV TAL CAL
2
RCH
41
NHA CLT
1*
DOV SBO MYB GLN MLW NZH PPR GTY IRP MCH
3
BRI DAR
2*
RCH
1*
DOV CLT
10
CAR
2*
MEM PHO
1*
HOM
5
29th 2259
2001 DAY CAR LVS
6
ATL DAR BRI TEX
2
NSH TAL CAL RCH NHA NZH CLT
7
DOV KEN MLW GLN CHI
3
GTY PPR IRP MCH
10
BRI DAR
1*
RCH
9
DOV KAN
31
CLT
3
MEM PHO
9
CAR HOM
13
33rd 1600
2002 DAY CAR LVS
1*
DAR
1*
BRI TEX
10
NSH TAL CAL
15
RCH NHA
41
NZH CLT
30
DOV NSH KEN MLW DAY CHI
3*
GTY PPR IRP MCH
2
BRI DAR
1
RCH
3
DOV KAN
1
CLT
1*
MEM ATL CAR PHO
17
HOM 37th 1755
2003 DAY CAR LVS
35
DAR BRI TEX TAL NSH CAL RCH GTY NZH NHA
16
PPR IRP MCH
20
BRI DAR RCH DOV KAN CLT MEM ATL PHO CAR HOM 56th 409
Greg Biffle CLT
12
DOV NSH KEN MLW DAY CHI
2004 Mark Martin DAY
DNQ
CAR MCH
2
BRI CAL RCH
12
DOV
8
ATL
6
PHO
6
37th 1601
Matt Kenseth LVS
6
KAN
33
CLT MEM DAR
5
HOM
Jeff Burton DAR
2
BRI TEX
9
NSH TAL CAL
16
GTY RCH NZH CLT DOV NSH KEN MLW DAY CHI
3
NHA PPR IRP
2005 Mark Martin DAY CAL
1*
MXC LVS
1
ATL NSH BRI TEX
31
PHO TAL DAR RCH
7
CLT DOV NSH KEN MLW DAY CHI
5
NHA PPR GTY IRP GLN MCH BRI CAL RCH
4
DOV KAN
14
HOM
3
44th 1450
Matt Kenseth CLT
25
MEM TEX
6
PHO
2006 Mark Martin 6 DAY CAL MXC LVS ATL BRI TEX
24
NSH PHO
5
TAL RCH DAR
4
CLT
32
DOV NSH KEN MLW DAY CHI NHA MAR GTY IRP GLN MCH
5
BRI CAL
3*
RCH DOV KAN TEX
4
PHO HOM 47th 1028
David Ragan CLT
36
MEM
2007 DAY
43
CAL
18
MXC
14
LVS
24
ATL
20
BRI
13
NSH
36
TEX
5
PHO
35
TAL
4
RCH
14
DAR
13
CLT
25
DOV
32
NSH
7
KEN
8
MLW
12
NHA
18
DAY
34
CHI
19
GTY
5
IRP
18
CGV
19
GLN
21
MCH
21
BRI
6
CAL
10
RCH
39
DOV
32
KAN
34
CLT
6
MEM
3
TEX
17
PHO
23
HOM
33
12th 3739
2008 DAY
9
CAL
12
LVS
10
ATL
16
BRI
8
NSH
21
TEX
8
PHO
5
MXC
22
TAL
18
RCH
4
DAR
27
CLT
9
DOV
29
NSH
5
KEN
7
MLW
4
NHA
6
DAY
9
CHI
13
GTY
10
IRP
9
CGV
13
GLN
9
MCH
36
BRI
25
CAL
9
RCH
5
DOV
9
KAN
3
CLT
12
MEM
8
TEX
5
PHO
14
HOM
23
6th 4525
2009 DAY
8
CAL
5
LVS
26
BRI
19
TEX
4
NSH
7
PHO
6
TAL
1
CLT
7
DOV
30
DAY
9
CHI
34
GLN
8
MCH
4
BRI
1
ATL
9
CAL
9
TEX
8
PHO
6
10th 4469
Erik Darnell RCH
12
DAR
4
NSH
9
KEN
11
MLW
4
NHA
9
GTY
10
IRP
29
IOW
23
CGV
12
RCH
14
DOV
17
KAN
18
CLT
34
MEM
31
HOM
31
2010 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. DAY
36
CAL
39
LVS
30
BRI
25
NSH
31
PHO
9
TEX
29
TAL
29
RCH
20
DAR
37
DOV
18
CLT
40
NSH
DNQ
ROA
26
NHA
16
DAY
3
CHI
19
GTY
9
IRP
11
IOW
14
MCH
13
BRI
22
CGV
24
ATL
10
RCH
4
DOV
11
KAN
6
CAL
29
CLT
14
GTY
23
TEX
11
PHO
9
HOM
4
16th 3623
Brian Ickler KEN
14
Billy Johnson GLN
36
2011 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. DAY
8
PHO
7
LVS
8
BRI
14
CAL
4
TEX
8
TAL
38
NSH
5
RCH
21
DAR
10
DOV
4
IOW
1
CLT
4
CHI
14
MCH
2
ROA
8
DAY
27
KEN
9
NHA
4
NSH
2
IRP
3*
IOW
1
GLN
15
CGV
26
BRI
11
ATL
3
RCH
3
CHI
8
DOV
5
KAN
5
CLT
9
TEX
6
PHO
5
HOM
2
3rd 1222
2012 DAY
19
PHO
3
LVS
1*
BRI
6
CAL
2
TEX
1
RCH
4
TAL
3
DAR
6
IOW
1*
CLT
26
DOV
32
MCH
25
ROA
11
KEN
8
DAY
2
NHA
5
CHI
2*
IND
9
IOW
5
GLN
4
CGV
12
BRI
2
ATL
1
RCH
2
CHI
1
KEN
17
DOV
9
CLT
7
KAN
1
TEX
4
PHO
3
HOM
6
2nd 1251
2013 Trevor Bayne DAY
31
PHO
4
LVS
4
BRI
12
CAL
9
TEX
26
RCH
12
TAL
28
DAR
32
CLT
6
DOV
4
IOW
1
MCH
5
ROA
30
KEN
12
DAY
10
NHA
7
CHI
7
IND
16
IOW
10
GLN
10
MOH
9
BRI
6
ATL
6
RCH
5
CHI
15
KEN
15
DOV
9
KAN
9
CLT
8
TEX
11
PHO
7
HOM
5
9th 1086
2014 DAY
3
PHO
7
LVS
8
BRI
8
CAL
9
TEX
23
DAR
9
RCH
11
TAL
10
IOW
9
CLT
8
DOV
2
MCH
30
ROA
27
KEN
15
DAY
9
NHA
9
CHI
2
IND
9
IOW
3
GLN
13
MOH
9
BRI
13
ATL
12
RCH
15
CHI
5
KEN
15
DOV
9
KAN
8
CLT
7
TEX
36
PHO
9
HOM
11
10th 1086
2015 Darrell Wallace Jr. DAY
12
ATL
11
LVS
7
PHO
15
CAL
12
TEX
6
BRI
12
RCH
12
TAL
20
IOW
6
CLT
5
DOV
17
MCH
15
CHI
10
DAY
34
KEN
7
NHA
8
IND
23
IOW
11
GLN
16
MOH
8
BRI
12
ROA
5
DAR
14
RCH
14
CHI
3
KEN
9
DOV
11
CLT
8
KAN
11
TEX
19
PHO
8
HOM
10
11th 1071
2016 DAY
6
ATL
18
LVS
33
PHO
12
CAL
3
TEX
15
BRI
25
RCH
16
TAL
13
DOV
2
CLT
27
POC
16
MCH
9
IOW
9
DAY
20
KEN
5
NHA
12
IND
14
IOW
27
GLN
29
MOH
15
BRI
7
ROA
9
DAR
17
RCH
12
CHI
20
KEN
8
DOV
11
CLT
20
KAN
33
TEX
11
PHO
32
HOM
11
14th 2163
2017 DAY
33
ATL
6
LVS
6
PHO
6
CAL
6
TEX
6
BRI
33
RCH
6
TAL
13
CLT
28
DOV
8
POC
11
MCH IOW DAY KEN NHA IND IOW GLN MOH BRI ROA DAR RCH CHI KEN DOV CLT KAN TEX PHO HOM 25th 382
2018 Conor Daly DAY ATL LVS PHO CAL TEX BRI RCH TAL DOV CLT POC MCH IOW CHI DAY KEN NHA IOW GLN MOH BRI ROA
31
DAR IND LVS RCH CLT DOV KAN TEX PHO HOM -* -*

Car No. 16 historyEdit

 
Colin Braun in 2010.

The No. 16 car made its Busch Series debut at Daytona in 2006. Greg Biffle drove the Ameriquest car in 20 races, winning once at California Speedway. For 2007, Biffle shared driving duties of the 3M Ford Fusion with Todd Kluever. For 2008, Citifinancial and 3M were the sponsors on the car, with Biffle, Jamie McMurray, and Colin Braun sharing the driving duties. Biffle drove most of the races, McMurray drove at Atlanta, Texas, and Phoenix. Colin Braun drove with two pole wins at Mexico City and O'Reilly Raceway Park. Braun, Kenseth, Ricky Stenhouse Jr., and Biffle drove the car in 2009, with Biffle winning twice and Kenseth once. Braun moved up to the ride full-time in 2010 with Con-way Freight as sponsor for 18 races.[80] However Braun struggled, crashing out of several races, and was replaced by Matt Kenseth at Richmond, Darlington and Atlanta.[81] Brian Ickler drove four races, Erik Darnell drove 3 races,[82] and Trevor Bayne drove a single race. Braun had five top-10 finishes in 24 starts, and was released after the end of the season.[83]

 
Billy Johnson driving at Road America in 2013

For 2011, Braun was replaced by Trevor Bayne.[84][85] After 8 races, Bayne was hospitalized for various illnesses, and Roush drivers Chris Buescher and Kevin Swindell filled in for him. Bayne returned later in the season, and scored his first win at Texas in the fall. Bayne's crew moved over to RFR's No. 60 to run a limited schedule, and the 16 team shut down for 2012. For 2013, the No. 16 car was resurrected with Chris Buescher and Billy Johnson driving part-time with Ford EcoBoost, and Ryan Reed driving a limited schedule with Lilly Diabetes/ADA Drive To Stop Diabetes sponsorship. Ricky Stenhouse Jr. ran at Texas with Sprint Cup Series sponsor Zest.

Buescher moved to the No. 60 car for 2014, and Ryan Reed drove the No. 16 full-time with Lilly and the ADA, running for Rookie of the Year.[86] Reed scored only one top ten finish, a fourth at Daytona in July, finishing ninth in driver points while the No. 16 finished 14th in owner points.[76] Reed returned to the No. 16 for 2015,[72] and won the first race of the season at Daytona, which was also his first career win. Reed was pushed by teammate Buescher past leader Brad Keselowski on the final lap to take the victory.[87] The win would be Reed's only top ten finish of the year; he would have an average finish of 16.8 to finish tenth in driver points.[73] In 2016 Reed went winless but finished 6th in points. Reed won the season opener at Daytona again in 2017 and finished 8th in points.

Car No. 16 resultsEdit

Year Driver No. Make 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 Owners Pts
2006 Greg Biffle 16 Ford DAY
31
CAL
1
MXC LVS
4
ATL
3
BRI
28
TEX
2
NSH PHO
6
TAL
6
RCH
4
DAR
5
CLT
12
DOV
8
NSH KEN MLW DAY
9
CHI
24
NHA
10
MAR GTY IRP
4
GLN MCH
43
BRI
37
CAL
23
RCH
2
DOV
8
KAN
8
CLT
41
MEM TEX
23
PHO
12
HOM
38
28th 3215
2007 Todd Kluever DAY
14
MXC
11
ATL
33
BRI
12
NSH
13
PHO
33
DAR
8
NSH
8
KEN
23
MLW
18
NHA
17
GTY
11
CGV
21
GLN
20
13th 3672
Greg Biffle CAL
5
LVS
38
TEX
36
TAL
30
RCH
6
CLT
21
DOV
18
DAY
37
CHI
39
IRP
2
MCH
5
CAL
32
RCH
13
DOV
9
KAN
10
CLT
30
TEX
16
PHO
36
HOM
6
Travis Kvapil BRI
21
Colin Braun MEM
30
2008 Greg Biffle DAY
7
CAL LVS
2
BRI
13
TAL
11
RCH DAR CLT
7
DOV
5
NSH
10
KEN NHA
19
CHI
6
GTY CGV
8
GLN MCH
5
BRI
3
CAL RCH
6
DOV KAN
18
CLT MEM TEX PHO HOM 26th 2846
Jamie McMurray ATL
13
TEX
5
PHO
36
Colin Braun NSH
15
MXC
33
MLW
21
DAY
35
IRP
2
2009 Greg Biffle DAY
5
CAL
34
LVS
1*
PHO
1*
CLT
12
DOV
25
NHA
7
CHI
7
GLN
7
MCH
8
ATL
8
RCH
12
KAN
5
CAL
14
9th 4496
Matt Kenseth BRI
4
TEX
6
TAL
35
RCH
3
DAR
1
DAY
14
IRP
3
BRI
5
DOV
11
CLT
33
MEM
11
TEX
4
PHO
7
HOM
10
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. NSH
23
NSH
32
KEN
9
MLW
5
GTY
30
IRP
QL
IOW
22
MEM
QL
Colin Braun CGV
40
2010 DAY
34
CAL
18
LVS
28
BRI
37
NSH
30
PHO
34
TEX
13
TAL
32
DOV
10
KEN
10
ROA
11
NHA
12
CHI
17
GTY
7
IRP
12
IOW
23
GLN
26
MCH
9
CGV
22
KAN
23
CAL
13
CLT
19
PHO
7
HOM
29
13th 3743
Matt Kenseth RCH
10
DAR
30
ATL
5
Brian Ickler CLT
15
NSH
29
DAY
9
BRI
19
Erik Darnell RCH
22
DOV
14
TEX
14
Trevor Bayne GTY
11
2011 DAY
10
PHO
31
LVS
5
BRI
19
CAL
6
TEX
13
TAL
6
NSH
6
CHI
3
MCH
5
ROA
31
DAY
22
KEN
11
NHA
13
NSH
9
IRP
28
IOW
25
GLN
9
CGV
23
BRI
13
ATL
33
RCH
28
CHI
11
DOV
6
KAN
9
CLT
3
TEX
1
PHO
6
HOM
11
13th 1007
Chris Buescher RCH
17
DAR
17
Kevin Swindell DOV
31
IOW
Matt Kenseth CLT
1
2013 Chris Buescher DAY PHO LVS BRI
7
CAL TEX
17
DAR
12
CLT
38
DOV IOW MCH
7
ATL
13
KAN
16
32nd 456
Ryan Reed RCH
16
TAL BRI
26
RCH
9
CHI KEN DOV CLT
14
PHO
15
HOM
13
Billy Johnson ROA
15
KEN DAY NHA
15
CHI IND IOW GLN MOH
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. TEX
17
2014 Ryan Reed DAY
18
PHO
22
LVS
15
BRI
31
CAL
17
TEX
20
DAR
13
RCH
12
TAL
24
IOW
16
CLT
14
DOV
27
MCH
11
ROA
21
KEN
17
DAY
4
NHA
11
CHI
15
IND
20
IOW
15
GLN
12
MOH
12
BRI
14
ATL
18
RCH
16
CHI
24
KEN
11
DOV
24
KAN
12
CLT
15
TEX
17
PHO
19
HOM
27
14th 889
2015 DAY
1
ATL
16
LVS
15
PHO
13
CAL
11
TEX
15
BRI
21
RCH
21
TAL
32
IOW
12
CLT
12
DOV
11
MCH
19
CHI
12
DAY
13
KEN
14
NHA
13
IND
20
IOW
19
GLN
30
MOH
22
BRI
25
ROA
19
DAR
23
RCH
13
CHI
11
KEN
25
DOV
14
CLT
11
KAN
17
TEX
15
PHO
23
HOM
17
16th 902
2016 DAY
16
ATL
15
LVS
13
PHO
14
CAL
14
TEX
14
BRI
21
RCH
11
TAL
31
DOV
18
CLT
19
POC
33
MCH
14
IOW
11
DAY
6
KEN
29
NHA
14
IND
13
IOW
10
GLN
9
MOH
11
BRI
35
ROA
5
DAR
13
RCH
11
CHI
32
KEN
7
DOV
10
CLT
15
KAN
16
TEX
12
PHO
6
HOM
16
15th 2205
2017 DAY
1
ATL
18
LVS
9
PHO
11
CAL
15
TEX
11
BRI
38
RCH
23
TAL
29
CLT
11
DOV
5
POC
14
MCH
8
IOW
19
DAY
31
KEN
36
NHA
14
IND
6
IOW
21
GLN
15
MOH
33
BRI
37
ROA
35
DAR
15
RCH
12
CHI
17
KEN
10
DOV
16
CLT
12
KAN
10
TEX
23
PHO
14
HOM
20
12th 2161
2018 DAY
3
ATL
10
LVS
19
PHO
18
CAL
17
TEX
14
BRI
18
RCH
9
TAL
22
DOV
19
CLT
29
POC
13
MCH
4
IOW
17
CHI
32
DAY
26
KEN
8
NHA
12
IOW
7
GLN
8
MOH
10
BRI
17
ROA
39
DAR
13
IND
11
LVS
35
RCH
10
CLT
11
DOV
16
KAN
7
TEX
29
PHO
12
HOM -* -*

Car No. 17 historyEdit

 
Matt Kenseth in 2007.

The 17 car debuted in 1994 at Darlington with driver/owner Robbie Reiser driving the unsponsored car to 35th after a crash. Reiser ran part-time for a few years. He hired Tim Bender to drive the car in 1997. After Bender was injured, Reiser decided to hire fellow Wisconsinite Matt Kenseth to replace him. Kenseth had seven Top 10 finishes and ended the year 22nd in points. His substitution duty was impressive enough to get him a ride in Reiser's car for the next season. Kenseth won his first race at North Carolina in 1998. Driving with new sponsorship from Lycos, he won three races and finished second in points to Dale Earnhardt Jr.. DeWalt Tools became the sponsor in 1999, with Kenseth getting an additional four wins and a third-place finish in points. The team actually was not part of Roush Racing until 2002; Reiser, the team owner, ran Chevrolets through the 2001 season and since then, the No. 17 car has run part-time with a variety of different sponsors, with Kenseth at least co-driving each time. In 2006, the car ran on a limited basis with sponsorships from Ameriquest and Pennzoil. That year, Kenseth won three races. In 2007, the No. 17 car carried sponsorships from Arby's, Dish Network, and Weyerhauser and Kenseth continued driving it, along with Danny O'Quinn, and Michel Jourdain Jr.. The car took two wins at California and Texas. Still in the car, Kenseth finishing 10th in points despite competing only 23 races. For 2008, the car's sponsorship was expected to be the same, with Citigroup coming on board for a few races. In 2009, Kenseth raced it in the Camping World 300 at Daytona with a sponsorship form Ritz. Ricky Stenhouse Jr. was tapped to drive the car in the Dollar General 300 at Charlotte in October with Save-A-Lot as the main sponsor. The team did not run again until Kansas in October 2010, when Trevor Bayne drove it in six of the remaining 7 races of the 2010 season after he left Michael Waltrip Racing.[84][88] The team shut down again for 2011.

Car No. 17 resultsEdit

Year Driver No. Make 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 Owners Pts
1997 Tim Bender 17 Chevy DAY
27
CAR
26
RCH
29
ATL
40
LVS
34
DAR
25
HCY
30
TEX
17
22nd 2426
Robbie Reiser BRI
41
Matt Kenseth NSV
11
TAL
7
NHA
40
NZH
34
CLT
22
DOV
11
SBO
6
GLN
36
MLW
12
MYB
17
GTY
27
IRP
6
MCH
8
BRI
20
DAR
12
RCH
22
DOV
3
CLT
12
CAL
3
CAR
32
HOM
6
1998 DAY
6
CAR
1
LVS
24
NSV
33
DAR
4
BRI
3
TEX
8
HCY
5
TAL
8
NHA
16
NZH
4
CLT
5
DOV
40
RCH
3
PPR
1
GLN
17
MLW
5
MYB
8
CAL
3
SBO
12
IRP
6
MCH
3
BRI
34
DAR
6
RCH
4
DOV
1*
CLT
2
GTY
2
CAR
27
ATL
4
HOM
4
2nd 4421
1999 DAY
4
CAR
3*
LVS
30
ATL
25
DAR
1*
TEX
18*
NSV
15
BRI
35
TAL
4
CAL
1
NHA
8
RCH
3
NZH
1
CLT
3
DOV
32
SBO
6
GLN
16
MLW
5
MYB
3
PPR
7
GTY
6
IRP
4
MCH
22
BRI
1*
DAR
3
RCH
20
DOV
38*
CLT
7*
CAR
4
MEM
21
PHO
8
HOM
38
3rd 4327
2000 DAY
1
CAR
9
LVS
5
ATL
2
DAR
2
BRI
27
TEX
2
TAL
21
CAL
1
RCH
2
CLT
30
DOV
3
MCH
8
BRI
DNQ
DAR
8
RCH
8
DOV
1*
CLT
1
CAR
7
PHO
6
HOM
8
17th 3022
Jason Schuler NSV
32
NHA
14
SBO
38
MYB
32
GLN
22
MLW
21
NZH
16
PPR
30
GTY
14
IRP
33
MEM
17
2001 Matt Kenseth DAY
3
LVS
34
ATL
30
DAR
2*
BRI
1
TEX
5
TAL
21
CAL
20
RCH
4
CLT
2
DOV
2
MLW
2
CHI
30
MCH
12
BRI
30
DAR
7
RCH
2
DOV
10
KAN
4
CLT
16*
PHO
22
CAR
2
HOM
5
18th 3167
Clay Rogers CAR
18
NSH
37
NHA
37
NZH
23
KEN
39
GTY
34
PPR
35
IRP
30
MEM
12
Boris Said GLN
4
2002 Matt Kenseth Ford DAY
3
CAR LVS
39
DAR BRI
43
TEX
9
NSH TAL CAL RCH NHA NZH CLT DOV NSH KEN MLW DAY CHI GTY PPR IRP MCH BRI DAR RCH DOV KAN CLT MEM ATL CAR PHO HOM 54th 390
2003 DAY
2
CAR LVS
42
DAR BRI TEX
7
TAL NSH CAL
1
RCH GTY NZH CLT
1
DOV
4*
NSH CHI
2
NHA
3
PPR IRP MCH
18
BRI
25
DAR RCH
6*
DOV KAN CLT
QL
MEM ATL
2*
PHO
19
CAR HOM
38
31st 2102
Wally Dallenbach Jr. KEN
12
MLW DAY
Jeff Burton CLT
38
2004 Matt Kenseth DAY
5
CAR LVS DAR BRI TEX
1
NSH TAL CAL
4*
GTY RCH NZH CLT DOV
35
NSH CHI
16
NHA
1
PPR IRP MCH
42
BRI
2
CAL
12
RCH DOV KAN CLT
2
MEM ATL
1*
PHO
8
DAR HOM
6
32nd 1950
Johnny Benson Jr. KEN
29
MLW DAY
2005 Matt Kenseth DAY
DNQ
CAL
9
MXC LVS ATL
4
NSH BRI
4
TEX
7
PHO TAL DAR
1*
RCH
8
CLT DOV
DNQ
NSH KEN MLW DAY CHI
8
NHA
9
PPR GTY IRP GLN MCH BRI CAL RCH
3
DOV
38
KAN
7
CLT MEM TEX PHO
3
HOM
36
39th 1818
2006 DAY CAL
6
MXC LVS
2
ATL
4
BRI
3
TEX
5
NSH PHO
7
TAL RCH
3
DAR
2*
CLT
38*
DOV
26
NSH KEN MLW DAY CHI
5
NHA MAR GTY IRP GLN MCH
4
BRI
1
CAL
7
RCH
3
DOV
2
KAN
2*
CLT
4
MEM TEX
26
PHO
1*
HOM
1*
27th 3221
2007 DAY
12
CAL
1*
LVS
40
ATL
9
BRI
2
NSH TEX
1
PHO
2
RCH
2
DAR
37
CLT
7
DOV
5
NSH NHA
3
DAY CHI
2
GTY IRP CGV GLN
6
MCH
2
BRI
34
CAL
28
RCH
4
DOV
3
KAN
2*
CLT
31
MEM TEX
5
PHO
2
HOM
3
10th 3833
Michel Jourdain Jr. MXC
25
CGV
16
Danny O'Quinn Jr. TAL
11
KEN
38
MLW
2008 Matt Kenseth DAY
5
ATL
1
BRI NSH TEX PHO RCH
12
DAR
28
CLT DOV NSH KEN MLW NHA DAY CHI
17
GLN
3
MCH BRI KAN
5
34th 2070
Jamie McMurray CAL
6
LVS GTY
27
IRP CGV CAL
5
RCH DOV
8
CLT
9
MEM TEX
35
PHO
7
HOM
19
Erik Darnell MXC
26
TAL
2009 Matt Kenseth DAY
10
CAL LVS BRI TEX NSH PHO TAL RCH DAR CLT DOV NSH KEN MLW NHA DAY CHI GTY IRP IOW GLN MCH BRI CGV ATL RCH DOV KAN CAL 61st 182
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. CLT
33
MEM TEX PHO HOM
2010 Trevor Bayne DAY CAL LVS BRI NSH PHO TEX TAL RCH DAR DOV CLT NSH KEN ROA NHA DAY CHI GTY IRP IOW GLN MCH BRI CGV ATL RCH DOV KAN
30
CAL
11
CLT
17
GTY TEX
12
PHO
14
HOM
5
48th 650

Car No. 26 historyEdit

The No. 26 Ford debuted as the No. 50 at Daytona in 2006. Danny O'Quinn was the driver, with primary sponsorship from World Financial Group and Stonebridge Life Insurance Company, members of the Aegon group, after beginning the season with sponsorship from Roush Racing only. Drew Blickensderfer was the crew chief. O'Quinn had five top-ten finishes and was named Rookie of the Year despite being replaced by David Ragan for two races. The team switched to the No. 26 for 2007, with Greg Biffle driving at Daytona with Oreo sponsorship. Jamie McMurray then drove the car for the majority of the season sponsored by Dish Network, finishing in the top-ten three times. Todd Kluever drove twice with a best finish of nineteenth. This team did not return in 2008.

Car No. 26 resultsEdit

Year Driver No. Make 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 Owners Pts
2006 Danny O'Quinn Jr. 50 Ford DAY
18
CAL
31
MXC
26
LVS
25
ATL
25
BRI
11
TEX
32
NSH
14
PHO
14
TAL
38
RCH
20
DAR
38
CLT
22
DOV
24
NSH
10
KEN
23
MLW
7
DAY
41
CHI
31
NHA
29
MAR
22
GTY
24
IRP
6
GLN
25
MCH
20
BRI
26
RCH
14
KAN
18
CLT
5
MEM
9
TEX
30
PHO
32
HOM
35
25th 3312
David Ragan CAL
41
DOV
18
2007 Greg Biffle 26 DAY
10
CAL MXC LVS 36th 1851
Jamie McMurray ATL
14
BRI NSH TEX PHO
17
TAL RCH DAR MCH
11
BRI
9
CAL
8
RCH
12
DOV
40
KAN
5
CLT
38
MEM
7
TEX PHO
9
HOM
19
Todd Kluever CLT
15
DOV NSH KEN MLW GTY
26
IRP CGV GLN MCH
Danny O'Quinn Jr. NHA
22
DAY

Car No. 60 historyEdit

 
A diecast model of Mark Martin's No. 60 Busch car from the 1990s.

The centerpiece and original car of Roush Racing's Busch operation debuted at the opening race of the 1992 Busch Series season at Daytona. Mark Martin was driving with Winn-Dixie as sponsor, finishing sixth in that race. For the next several years, this was Martin's personal Busch car and he won enough races to surpass Jack Ingram as the all-time leader of wins in the Busch Series (since surpassed by Kyle Busch). During this time, he and several other Winston Cup drivers came under steep controversy for running the Busch Series as well as Cup. These drivers earned the nickname "Buschwackers."

After the 2000 season, Martin abbreviated his Busch Series schedule, and Winn-Dixie left NASCAR as a sponsor. His replacement was one of Roush's Truck Series drivers Greg Biffle, who brought sponsor W.W. Grainger with him. Biffle had a phenomenal rookie season, winning five times and even leading the championship standings at one point in the season before falling to Kevin Harvick. Biffle returned in 2002, winning four more times and the championship by a wide margin before moving on to Winston Cup, bringing Grainger with him. Roush hired Hollywood stuntman Stanton Barrett, who to that point was a journeyman driver, to drive the No. 60 for 2003 with OdoBan sponsoring. Despite winning two consecutive poles, the car lost its sponsor and folded before the end of the season. Charter Communications began sponsoring the car in 2004 and Biffle returned to drive the car full-time, winning five times and placing third in the series points standings.

 
Carl Edwards in 2008.

In 2005, Busch Series rookie and Cup Series regular Carl Edwards moved into the 60 car, winning five races en route to finishing third in points, and earning Rookie of the Year honors. Edwards returned to drive the Ameriquest-sponsored Ford for a full-time schedule in 2006, winning four more times and was runner-up for the championship. Edwards continued to pilot the car in 2007, with rotating sponsorship from Scotts, World Financial Group, and others. Edwards and the No. 60 team went on to win the 2007 Busch Grand National Series Championship by a very wide margin over David Reutimann. In 2008 he won five races and finished second in points behind Clint Bowyer in the inaugural Nationwide Series season. Edwards finished second in points again in 2009, finishing behind Kyle Busch. In 2010, Edwards ran for the Nationwide Series Championship again with co-sponsorship from Fastenal and Copart. Despite winning at Road America Gateway, and Texas, Edwards finished runner-up to Brad Keselowski. Edwards drove the No. 60 again in 2011 with only half of the season sponsored by Fastenal.[89] Despite being unable to compete for the drivers championship, as well as missing Road America, Edwards scored a career-high eight wins in 2011 and won the Owners Championship for Jack Roush. With the departure of crew chief Mike Beam to Kyle Busch Motorsports, Edwards announced that he would not contest the Nationwide Series owners championship the next season.

In 2012, Trevor Bayne's No. 16 crew moved over to the No. 60 and ran the first five races with the intent of running the full season. They ended up being sidelined by a lack of sponsorship. Later in 2012, the 60 returned with Edwards at Watkins Glen with Subway sponsoring. Edwards would subsequently win the race. At Montreal, the car was fielded for Roush road course driver Billy Johnson, who finished 8th. The team returned with Bayne at Bristol with backing from the Pat Summit Foundation. At the fall Richmond race, Travis Pastrana drove the car with Ford EcoBoost sponsorship, qualifying fifth and finishing 17th.[90] Pastrana would drive the No. 60 for the full season in 2013. his first full season of NASCAR competition. While he often showed speed, including a pole at Talladega, Pastrana struggled in his transition from Rally cars to heavier stock cars which led to several crashes.[91] On November 11, 2013, Pastrana announced that he would be leaving full-time NASCAR competition in 2014 due to the performance struggles and lack of sponsorship. He finished the season 14th in points with four top tens.[92]

Chris Buescher's Roush Performance Mustang (top) in 2014, and Fastenal Mustang (bottom) in 2015.

2012 ARCA champion Chris Buescher began driving the No. 60 in 2014 and competed for the Rookie of the Year award against a strong rookie class. After failing to qualify at Daytona, Buscher had a solid rookie season in spite of Roush Fenway's struggles as an organization.[93] Buescher finishied 9th at Las Vegas, 7th at Richmond, 2nd at Talladega, 9th at Charlotte, 11th at Dover, 10th at Michigan, and 12th at the July Daytona race. Buescher finished fifth at New Hampshire to earn a spot in the second Nationwide Dash 4 Cash race at Chicagoland;[94] he would finish 8th at Chicago and 11th at Indianapolis. Fastenal returned to sponsor the 60 at Iowa,[95] where Buescher finished 14th. Cup sponsors Kellogg's and Cheez-It sponsored the car at Watkins Glen.[96] Buescher scored his first career victory at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in the Nationwide Children's Hospital 200, the third rookie to win season and the only win for Roush in the Nationwide Series in 2014.[93] Buescher would finish 7th in points with 14 top tens, and the No. 60 would finish 11th in owners points.[76]

Buescher returned to the No. 60 in 2015.[72] Cup sponsors Fastenal, Cheez-It, Safety-Kleen, and AdvoCare came on to sponsor several races, along with Bit-O-Honey and Salted Nut Roll manufactured by the Pearson's Candy Company.[97][98] Buescher finished second in the Daytona season-opener behind teammate Ryan Reed.[4][87] He scored his first victory of the season at Iowa in May, on a green-white-checkered finish.[99] He scored his second win later in the month at Dover, after pit-stop strategy and contact with pole sitter and teammate Darrell Wallace Jr. racing for the lead.[100][101] After 24 consecutive weeks as the points leader, Buescher won his first Xfinity Series title and the eighth for Roush, with 11 top fives, 20 top tens, and an average finish of 8.4.[73][102][103]

The No. 60 returned on a part-time basis for 2016. Trevor Bayne drove one race at Waltkins Glen with sponsorship AdvoCare. Gray Gaulding drove two races beginning at Bristol in August.[104] Ricky Stenhouse Jr. drove the car at Phoenix in November, with sponsorship from SunnyD.[105]

Car No. 60 resultsEdit

Year Driver No. Make 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 Owners Pts
1992 Mark Martin 60 Ford DAY
7
CAR
2
RCH ATL
8
MAR DAR
32
BRI HCY LAN DUB NZH
3*
CLT
33*
DOV ROU MYB GLN
30
VOL NHA TAL
27
IRP ROU MCH NHA BRI DAR
6
RCH
3
DOV CLT
31
MAR
7
CAR
1*
HCY
5
21st 1775
1993 DAY
DNQ
CAR
1*
RCH
1*
DAR
30
BRI
27
HCY
26
ROU MAR NZH CLT
35
DOV MYB GLN MLW TAL
33
IRP MCH
1*
NHA BRI DAR
1*
RCH
1*
DOV ROU CLT
1*
MAR CAR
1*
HCY ATL
26
24th 1744
1994 DAY
23
CAR
8*
RCH
8
ATL
29
MAR DAR
1*
HCY BRI
11*
ROU NHA NZH CLT
2*
DOV
3
MYB GLN MLW SBO TAL
43
HCY IRP MCH
3*
BRI DAR
1*
RCH
2
DOV CLT
2*
MAR CAR
1*
20th 2132
1995 DAY
8*
CAR
2
RCH
33
ATL
39
NSV DAR
3
BRI
2*
HCY NHA NZH CLT
4
DOV
41
MYB GLN MLW TAL
30
SBO IRP MCH
1
BRI DAR
1*
RCH
2*
DOV CLT
1*
CAR
8
HOM
5
22nd 2037
1996 DAY
3
CAR
1*
RCH
35*
ATL
7*
NSV DAR
1
BRI
1*
HCY NZH CLT
1
DOV SBO MYB GLN MLW NHA TAL
27
IRP MCH
4*
BRI DAR
2
RCH
4
DOV CLT
1*
CAR
1*
HOM
3
21st 2186
1997 DAY
35
CAR
1*
RCH
1
ATL
1*
LVS DAR
4
HCY TEX
1
BRI
38
NSV TAL
1*
NHA NZH CLT
3
DOV SBO GLN MLW MYB GTY IRP MCH
11*
BRI DAR
6
RCH
8
DOV CLT
2
CAL CAR
1
HOM
3
24th 2104
1998 DAY
3
CAR
3
LVS
6
NSV DAR
24
BRI TEX
21
HCY TAL
29
NHA NZH CLT
1*
DOV RCH
5
PPR GLN MLW MYB CAL SBO IRP MCH
6
BRI DAR
8
RCH
35
DOV CLT
43
GTY CAR
3
ATL
1
HOM
3
27th 1976
1999 DAY
39
CAR
2
LVS
1*
ATL
6
DAR
39
TEX
1
NSV BRI TAL
DNQ
CAL NHA RCH
1
NZH CLT
1*
DOV SBO GLN MLW MYB PPR GTY IRP MCH
5
BRI DAR
1*
RCH
2*
DOV CLT
36
CAR
1*
MEM PHO HOM
14
26th 2048
2000 DAY CAR
1*
LVS
2
ATL
1*
DAR
1
BRI TEX
1
NSV TAL CAL RCH
4*
NHA CLT
2
DOV
2
SBO MYB GLN MLW NZH PPR GTY IRP MCH
DNQ
BRI DAR
1
RCH
3
DOV CLT
2
CAR
6
MEM PHO HOM
2*
27th 2280
2001 Greg Biffle DAY
22
CAR
3
LVS
2
ATL
2
DAR
11
BRI
30
TEX
7
NSH
1*
TAL
9
CAL
6
RCH
37
NHA
11
NZH
1*
CLT
6
DOV
9
KEN
2
MLW
1
GLN
2
CHI
39
GTY
4
PPR
5
IRP
2
MCH
43
BRI
18
DAR
15
RCH
35
DOV
5
KAN
3
CLT
1
MEM
20
PHO
1*
CAR
12
HOM
3
4th 4509
2002 DAY
22
CAR
2
LVS
9
DAR
2
BRI
5
TEX
17
NSH
33
TAL
26
CAL
10
RCH
3
NHA
31
NZH
27
CLT
2
DOV
1
NSH
3
KEN
2
MLW
1
DAY
2
CHI
8
GTY
1
PPR
2
IRP
1
MCH
42
BRI
3
DAR
4
RCH
6
DOV
17
KAN
4
CLT
6
MEM
34
ATL
5
CAR
2
PHO
3
HOM
4
1st 4924
2003 Stanton Barrett DAY
41
CAR
19
LVS
8
DAR
15
BRI
16
TEX
19
TAL
40
NSH
6
CAL
34
RCH
41
GTY
9
NZH
20
CLT
22
DOV
12
NSH
7
KEN MLW