NASCAR Cup Series News & Notes – Richmond Raceway

Richmond Raceway has been known by several different names and has been reconfigured several times over the years of its existence, but all the while it has been a staple on the NASCAR Cup Series schedule since 1953. This weekend’s race, the TOYOTA OWNERS 400 (April 18 at 3 p.m. ET on FOX, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) is looking to add the historic prestige that Richmond has built over the decades of great on-track competition and with how this season has been shaking out it shouldn’t disappoint.

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NASCAR Cup Series News & Notes – Martinsville Speedway

The NASCAR Cup Series finds itself amid a short track swing on the 2021 season schedule, tasking the teams to find the best setups for the cars on three similar tracks in length (less than a mile) but for three vastly different competitive arenas.

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Statistical Advance: Analyzing the Blue-Emu Maximum Pain Relief 500 at Martinsville

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (April 5, 2021) – Below is a look at some of the top statistical performers at Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Virginia, going into the Blue-Emu Maximum Pain Relief 500 on Sunday, April 10, at 7:30 p.m. ET on FS1, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio (Channel 90).

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NASCAR “Positive” and “Promising” After Rain Tire Test at Martinsville

Words such as “positive” and “promising” were among the descriptors used by John Probst, NASCAR’s Senior Vice President of Racing Innovation, as the one-day session drew to a close. The test, he said, wasn’t a tipping point toward a full-fledged yes or no on going forward with wet-weather tires on shorter oval tracks in certain conditions, but it was key to gathering data and feedback for further assessment.

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Castrol® Supports Roush Fenway Racing to Power First Carbon Neutral NASCAR Race Team

CONCORD, N.C., (February 18, 2021) – Roush Fenway Racing today announced that the team has become the first carbon neutral NASCAR race team, powered by its official sponsor Castrol. Throughout the 2021 NASCAR season, Castrol will power the Roush Fenway team by supporting Roush Fenway’s carbon reduction and offset programs across their operations both on and off the track.

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Ryan Newman Featured in Guaranteed Rate Super Bowl Ad

CONCORD, N.C., (February 5, 2021) – With NASCAR’s version of its Big Game just around the corner with the Daytona 500 (Feb. 14, 2:30 p.m., FOX), Sunday’s upcoming Super Bowl will feature Ryan Newman in a different way, in a 60-second ad for Guaranteed Rate, one of his primary partners on the No. 6 Ford Mustang.

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Castrol Expands Partnership with Roush Fenway Racing

High-performance lubricant brand to continue serving as team’s official oil partner Castrol to Serve as Primaries on both No. 6 and No. 17 Ford Mustangs CONCORD, N.C., (December 15, 2020) – Roush Fenway Racing has announced that Castrol, who joined the team prior to the 2020 season, has expanded its partnership with Jack Roush’s championship organization in 2021 and beyond. In addition to serving as the team’s official oil partner, Castrol will serve as a primary on both Ryan Newman and Chris Buescher’s Cup Series entries in select events.

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Ryan Newman Featured in MotorTrend Season Documentary

CONCORD, N.C., (Nov. 24, 2020) – Ryan Newman’s post-Daytona 500 crash has been well documented, and his story is once again featured in national headlines as he is featured in NASCAR 2020: Under Pressure, a multi-part documentary that tells the story of the 2020 NASCAR season.

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Jimmy Fennig to Lead Competition at Roush Fenway Racing

Long-time Roush Fenway Employee/Championship Crew Chief Named EVP of Competition CONCORD, N.C. (Nov. 11, 2020) – Roush Fenway Racing has named Jimmy Fennig executive vice president in charge of competition. Fennig, who joined the organization in 1997 and played a major role in several of the team’s greatest successes, will oversee all aspects of competition for Roush Fenway’s racing operations that currently fields two entries in the NASCAR Cup Series.

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Roman to Power Ryan Newman & the No. 6 Team at Prestigious Coke 600 Sunday, May 24

CONCORD, N.C. (May 20, 2020) – Roush Fenway Racing announced today that Roman — a leading men’s digital health clinic — will serve as the primary partner for Ryan Newman and the No. 6 team this weekend at the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, one of NASCAR’s crown jewel events. Newman will power the No. 6 Roman Ford in Sunday’s 61st running of the 600-mile event, the longest and most demanding race of the NASCAR season. “We are excited to have Roman on board this weekend,” said Newman, who made his…

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