Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. comes into the season’s final race, the Ford EcoBoost 200, at the Homestead-Miami Speedway with a 20 point lead in the standings. He is poised to win his second NASCAR Nationwide Series title in as many years. In two previous starts at the track he has two top 10 finishes, so everything looks good going into the race for his title chances.
-So far in 2012, Ricky has six wins, 19 top-five, and 25 top-10 finishes.
-Stenhouse is currently first in the NASCAR Nationwide point standings; 20 points ahead of second place Elliott Sadler.
-At Homestead-Miami, Stenhouse will pilot the No. 6 Cargill Beef Ford Mustang.
-Stenhouse has completed 400 of 400 (100%) laps at HMS.
-Stenhouse has an average starting position of 12.0 and an average finishing position of 3.0 at Homestead.
Team: No. 6 Cargill Beef Ford Mustang
Crew Chief: Mike Kelley
Chassis: RK-741 – primary – last raced at Kansas- finished first.
RK–708 – backup – last ran at Iowa – finished fift