Ricky Stenhouse Jr. has been the most consistent driver for Roush-Fenway Racing this season with one top-five, another top-10, and a top-15 in five starts.
In a photo finish, Ricky Stenhouse Jr nipped Chase Elliott at the end of the Auto Club 400 to finish fifth.
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. (#17 Fastenal Ford Fusion) has three-career Sprint Cup starts at Las Vegas with an average starting position of 14.7 and average finishing position of 24.7.
Saturday night's exhibition race at Daytona International Speedway will mark Ricky Stenhouse Jr.’s third career start in the Sprint Unlimited.
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. has finished better than he started in all but two of his 12 starts on restrictor-plate, superspeedways. The two races in which he failed to finish better than he started both came at Daytona.
Going into his fourth season in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS), Ricky Stenhouse Jr. will have the same crew chief, Nick Sandler. They scored one top-five and three top-10 finishes in the 2015 NSCS season.
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. improved as the 2015 season progressed. He scored only three top-10s during the year, but two of these came during the final 10 races of the season and he finished on the lead lap in half of those events.
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. (#17 Fastenal Chevrolet SS) finished 22nd in the November 22nd NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season-ending Ford EcoBoost 400 at Florida's Homestead-Miami Speedway.
The accident that effectively ended last week’s Quicken Loans 500 at Phoenix International Raceway claimed Ricky Stenhouse Jr. and ended a 13-race streak of events in which he was running at the end. He was credited with 41st.
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. has one perfect record at Talladega SuperSpeedway. In five starts, he has finished better than he qualified every time. This week in the CampingWorld.com 500 he advanced from 17th to ninth at the checkers.
Ricky Stenhouse Jr finished eighth in the AAA 400 at Dover and earned his second top-10 of the season. His other top-10 came on the high-banked short track of Bristol Motor Speedway, which is sometimes considered a sister track to Dover.
If Ricky Stenhouse Jr. can avoid crash damage this week at Dover International Speedway, he should record a top-20 finish. His last three efforts on this high-banked track were marked by crash damage, with two sub-35th-place finishes as a result.
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. will make his 100th NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) start this weekend at Bristol, a track where he has seen success scoring two top-five and three top-10 finishes in his last three starts.
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. will start 33rd for the Quicken Loans 400 at Michigan International Speedway on Sunday. This will be his second start from the 30s in five attempts.