However, the team's performance slumped sharply in , as Martin finished the season winless. He trails by two points for that final transfer spot to the playoffs. Kenseth ranks fifth overall in laps led, while Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Kyle Busch ranks seventh. Many of these drivers went on to drive for the team at the Cup level. The team won back to back Championships in what is now the in and ; the final Winston Cup championship with driver , and the first Nextel Cup championship with driver.
Despite posting seven top tens and winning at Martinsville, Roush and Craven announced they would not be back together in. Martin in his final season for Roush in 2006. There's no Racing News down here. The way you get those is by running in the top 10 and by being faster and more competitive. Stenhouse had shown promise, as he finished 12th at the. In 2007, sports investor , owner of the which operates the , , and the bought a 50% stake in the team, renamed Roush Fenway Racing. Benson ended the 1998 season with three top fives, ten top tens, and earned 20th place in the championship points.
Busch was third, and Paul Menard fourth. Kluever earned six top five and twelve top ten finishes in his rookie season, winning the Rookie of the Year award. This team was shut down after the 2008 season. That season, he finished third in points and won two races, but didn't return to victory lane in 2009. 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. In 1996, the car switched to No. This team did not run in 2017.
The truck returned in with driving; although the United States Navy was the truck's original sponsor, they left the team midway through the year and Edwards ran largely unsponsored until came on to sponsor him. Kenseth won the first two races of the 2009 season winning Jack Roush his first Daytona 500. In the end, the team lost the championship to by 26 points. Main article: For many years, Roush Racing recruited its developmental drivers through an elimination style of testing entitled The Gong Show. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. The team finished third place in championship points. 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 , with as head engine builder.
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 and finished third in the championship points. In the , Stenhouse showed some signs of improvement over the past season. In , with sponsorship from , Ruttman won five times and finished 3rd in points. He will be a favorite to win both races at Daytona and the spring race at Talladega prior to the Playoffs beginning in September. On January 10, 2019, it was announced that , which previously sponsored Kenseth and Kurt Busch during the 2000s, will be the main sponsor of the No.
Biffle with longtime sponsor in 2013 It was announced on June 27, 2008, that Biffle signed a contract extension to remain at Roush-Fenway through 2011 with as his major sponsor. After learning of the situation, Martin announced his return to car No. He scored his last victory at Phoenix in 2017, thanks to a bold call to stay out on old tires near the end of the race. Newman's most noteworthy wins came in the 50th running of the Daytona 500 in 2008 and the 2013 Brickyard 400, which he won from the pole. It was sponsored by and driven to an eighth-place finish by. Ryan Newman 2019 On September 21, it was reported that will take over the No. Edwards drove the truck for the first two races of the season unsponsored, when it was announced would drive the truck for fifteen races, bringing sponsorship from.
Over the 2004 season, Biffle scored wins at and , and finished 17th in points. In 2005, he won three times and finished tenth in points. This was bested by a sixth place finish in Kenseth's final race at the season-ending. The ex-wife of Greg Biffle as well as his ex-mother-in-law are both attached to the lawsuit. Over the course of the year, Lepage missed two races and dropped to 28th in the standings. The team finished 27th in points, with only six top ten finishes. It will make the Quaker State 400 on Saturday night a challenge.
Wood had two wins the next year, and finished 15th in points in 2004 before moving on to in the Busch Series. After failing to qualify at Daytona, the No. We talked a lot about that, and he said he owed it to his family. Baby Jessica, it appears you've fallen into the well. In the in October, Lepage fractured his leg in a crash. They will next race the digital version of Bristol Motor Speedway on June 12.
It also can even out the competition because going fast is not just about aerodynamics and engines, it's suspension and brakes and a driver finding the bumpy line that works best for the car. Stenhouse inherited Kenseth's sponsorship, while adding primary support from to cover the unfilled races. In 2016, Bayne garnered five top tens and two top fives en route to a 22nd place points finish. Busch won four times and finished second to teammate Biffle in the championship, easily winning Rookie of the Year. When Bliss left for an ill-fated rookie year in Winston Cup, was named the new driver.
Teamed with sponsor , later replaced by , Lepage and the No. He also won at the track in 2001. Definitely farther along than we were a month or two ago. Despite the bright spots, Lepage finished 25th in points with two top ten finishes. Roush decided to run another part-time team for rookie David Ragan to fill out his original schedule. Hendrick teams have won five of the past six races.