Stenhouse Jr- Fontana Advance – Fastenal

Tim Disspain | Pit Stop Radio News

Stenhouse Jr. at Auto Club Speedway

·         Stenhouse has six Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series (MENCS) starts at Auto Club with an average starting position of 21.7 and average finishing position of 19.0.

·         Stenhouse has completed 99.8% (1219 of 1222) of the laps at Auto Club.

Last time at Fontana

After having to pit for a loose wheel under green flag conditions that cost him to go two laps down to the leaders, Ricky Stenhouse Jr. overcame adversity to earn an 18th-place finish.

On the Car

Fastenal is currently in its eighth season as a primary partner in the MENCS for Roush Fenway. They spent three years on the No. 99 before jumping over to the No. 17 entry, and were the primary partner on the No. 60 Xfinity team that captured the owner’s championship in 2011.

So Far in 2019

Stenhouse has scored one top-10 in the first four races. He currently sits 10th in driver point standings and has an average starting position of 8.5 and average finish of 12.5.

Stenhouse Jr. on racing at Auto Club:

“Auto Club is a rough two-mile track and is different than any track we’ve raced at so far this season. We had a strong weekend at Las Vegas with the new package so I’m looking for that to translate to this weekend. We’ve been showing up each weekend with fast cars as soon as we roll them off the truck. Last year, we had a loose wheel which caused us a decent finish so if we can execute on pit-road and keep dialing our Fastenal Ford in, I’m certain we will end this west coast swing on a strong note.”

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