This entry of news and notes for the Pioneer Hi-Bred from Iowa focuses in on Roush Fenway Racing driver Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. and his #6 Cargill Beef Ford. Stenhouse is coming off a 6th place finish at Darlington.
Team: No. 6 Cargill Beef Ford Mustang
Crew Chief: Mike Kelley
Chassis: RK-708 – primary – last ran at Bristol- finished sixth.
RK–672 – backup – last ran at Dover – finished first.
Stenhouse, Jr. on racing at Iowa Speedway: “I look forward to going back to Iowa Speedway. As soon you get to the track, you can feel the high energy of the fans. Iowa is a driver’s racetrack. It would be awesome to win three races in a row at a single track. Roush Fenway has strong short and intermediate track programs and Iowa Speedway has similar qualities of both types of tracks. We feel confident that we will have another strong run in our Cargill Beef Ford.”
Crew chief Mike Kelley on racing at Iowa Speedway: “Iowa is a short track but has speeds of an intermediate