Stenhouse, the 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Rookie of the Year and back-to-back NASCAR Nationwide Series Champion (2011, 2012), will drive the No. 17 Nationwide Insurance Ford Fusion in NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races on Feb. 15 in the Sprint Unlimited, Feb. 20 in The Budweiser Duel and on Feb. 23 in the Daytona 500 at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway. Other races include March 16 at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway, April 12 at Darlington (S.C.) Raceway, April 26 at Richmond (Va.) International Raceway and June 1 at Dover (Del.) International Speedway.
“To be with Nationwide Insurance and reunited with my two-time NASCAR Nationwide Series championship crew chief, Mike Kelley, for seven races, will be pretty special for us,” said Stenhouse. “I am thrilled Nationwide is partnering with me this year and look forward to creating something magical together again.”
About Roush Fenway Racing
Roush Fenway Racing is the winningest team in NASCAR history, fielding multiple teams in the Sprint Cup and Nationwide Series’ with championship drivers Carl Edwards, Greg Biffle, Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Trevor Bayne, Ryan Reed and Chris Buescher. Having celebrated 25 winning years in 2012, Roush Fenway is the leader in NASCAR marketing solutions, pioneering motorsport’s first team-focused TV show and its award-winning marketing campaigns for “RFR Driven”, “Let Ricky Race”, “Pillow Pets Invasion,” RickyvsTrevor.com, “25 Winning Years” and Google+.