Jack Roush, car owner of Roush Fenway Racing, is in the midst of recognizing “25 Years of Winning” in NASCAR. He spoke with Ford Racing this morning about his role in the Chase and how he is balancing the championship race with preparing for 2013.
WHAT IS YOUR ROLE AS THIS CHASE PROGRESSES OVER THE NEXT NINE RACES TO TRY AND HELP GREG AND MATT? “There are two things I’ll do. One is to perform the normal role that I have of being a consensus-builder. If I’ve done my job, we’ve got great people at every critical place in either the preparation and mechanical part, our strategic part, and our engineering and planning part. So what I try to do is hold court amongst the guys that know they’ve earned their place in this business and break ties. The other thing that goes with the nine races that are in front of us is my patience. I will show less patience than I’ve shown for the preceding 27, and whether that winds up being wise or not is to be determined, but I’ve got more experience