Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. comes into Saturday’s Great Clips 200 tied atop the standings in the NASCAR Nationwide Series. He will try to out race the driver he’s tied with, Elliott Sadler, at the Phoenix International Raceway. In five career starts, Stenhouse has two top 5s and five top 10s, which is good news to his title hopes.
Team: No. 6 Valvoline NextGen Ford Mustang
Crew Chief: Mike Kelley
Chassis: RK-748 – primary – last raced at Richmond- finished second
RK–696 – backup – last ran at Dover – finished ninth.
-So far in 2012, Ricky has six wins, 18 top-five, and 24 top-10 finishes.
-Stenhouse is currently first in the NASCAR Nationwide point standings; both Elliott Sadler and Stenhouse are tied.
-At Phoenix, Stenhouse will pilot the No. 6 Valvoline NextGen Ford Mustang.
-Stenhouse has completed 1000 of 1000 (100%) laps at PIR.
-Stenhouse has an average starting position of 12.8 and an average finishing position of 6.6 at PIR.
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