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Ricky Stenhouse Jr. captured his second championship in the NASCAR Nationwide Series on Saturday night at Homestead-Miami Speedway in Homestead, FL.
Stenhouse entered the race 20 points ahead of Elliott Sadler and finished sixth to bring Ford Racing and Roush Fenway Racing their fourth overall Nationwide Championship.
"It's really cool to be up here and drive these racecars for Jack Roush, Ford, Roush Yates, and everyone who puts their heart and soul into this. Roush Yates Engines were just incredible tonight. It was a great two years, and we've had a lot of fun. We look forward to our opportunity next year."
The second consecutive championship served as a final bow for Stenhouse and his Nationwide crew. Stenhouse, who is headed to the Roush Fenway No. 17 Ford in the Sprint Cup series next year, finished the season with an impressive six overall wins with his Roush Yates powered FR9 engine.
Jason Johnson brought Roush Yates another championship this weekend in the Lucas Oil ASCS series. Johnson went to Victory Lane on night two of the 45th annual FVP Western World Championships in Peoria, AZ to grab his 14th win of the season with his Roush Yates powered Sprint 360 engine. Johnson took time to give special thanks to his team partner Ricky Stenhouse Jr.
Jeremy Payne swept the USMTS Winter Nationals in Baytown, TX winning Thursday night, Friday night, and Saturday night, becoming the first driver in 14 years to win all three races. Payne drove his Roush Yates powered Chevy USMTS engine to his sixth win of the season and the eleventh of his USMTS career.
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Ricky Stenhouse, Jr., driver of the #6 Cargill Ford for Roush Fenway Racing, held on for his second NASCAR Nationwide Series championship. He won it at the conclusion of Saturday’s Ford EcoBoost 300 from the Homestead-Miami Speedway. Afterwards he spoke to the media about the championship. Video courtesy of NASCAR Media Group.
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. captured his second NASCAR Nationwide title on Saturday. Following a burnout Stenhouse was presented with his second series trophy. Now what can you do with two Nationwide Series trophies? Headstands of course! photo from Ricky Stenhouse twitter RELATED: Second title showcases Stenhouse’s ability
It has been quite a season for Ricky Stenhouse Jr and now he can celebrate with his second consecutive championship. This championship proved that he is a true champion and all he endured throughout the season set him up for this great championship run. Stenhouse Jr wasn’t as dominate as he was in 2011 but he still proved he was the best in the Nationwide Series. This season was...
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. is the sixth driver to win consecutive championships in NASCAR's Nationwide Series.
Stenhouse finished sixth Saturday in the season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway, edging Elliott Sadler for the title.
About the only drama in the race was whether Stenhouse would play it safe. He did, but not without several close calls. His Roush Fenway Racing team even...
Thinking back to where Ricky Stenhouse Jr. was at this time two years ago, it’s quite amazing what the driver from Mississippi has accomplished.
By now, the story of him being benched by car owner Jack Roush midway through the 2010 season is well known. Yet, it still seems quite remarkable that he was able to turn a situation like that into a positive.
Just last season, Stenhouse...
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. turned in a sixth-place finish in Saturdaynight’s Nationwide Series finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway to become Roush Fenway’s first back-to-back NASCAR Champion. Stenhouse scored his second Nationwide Series championship in as many seasons, taking home the crown by 23 points.
“I think this is a bigger one,” said Stenhouse. “The performance was a lot...
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. is a two-time NASCAR Nationwide Series champion…
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. has won his second consecutive NASCAR Nationwide Series title. Stenhouse Jr. entered the day with a 20 point lead over Elliott Sadler in the point standings. The two had been back and forth all season at the top of the standings but Sadler’s wreck at Phoenix left him in a sizable hole entering the race at Homestead-Miami Speedway. The hole proved to be too much...
HOMESTEAD, Fla. — Ricky Stenhouse Jr. left little doubt that he’s ready for a promotion.
Stenhouse became the sixth driver to win consecutive championships in NASCAR’s Nationwide Series. He finished sixth Saturday in the season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway, edging Elliott Sadler for the title.
“A lot of people put a lot of effort into this and I’m just the lucky guy...
A hard fought 2012 Nationwide Series season came to a close with a first time winner in the Nationwide Series and a driver winning two consecutive championships. Ricky Stenhouse Jr did all he needed to do Saturday evening in Homestead-Miami to claim his second straight championship. Stenhouse Jr and his crew made no mistakes all night long and they received a great rewarded of a...
Four of NASCAR’s brightest young stars occupied the spotlight Monday night as champions in two national series were crowned.
Ricky Stenhouse Jr., 25, and James Buescher, 22, officially were proclaimed champions of the NASCAR Nationwide Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, respectively, on the Americana Ballroom stage at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel.
Stenhouse was honored...