Mooresville, NC (June 18, 2012) Roush Yates engines fired up around the country this weekend powering drivers to Victory Lane on dirt and asphalt. In all, eight wins were recorded by seven different drivers in six different series. All racers were running a Ford or Chevrolet configuration of Roush Yates’ high performance engines and parts.
- Jack Dover at US 36 Raceway (Osborn, MO) in the ASCS Midwest-Warrior series with his Ford Sprint 360 engine
- Chuck Hebing at Lebanon Valley Speedway (West Lebanon, NY) in the Empire Super Sprints division with his Ford Sprint 360 engine
- Jeremy Payne at Lucas Oil Speedway (Wheatland, MO) in the USRA series with his 410 Chevy Modified engine
- Johnny Allen at Humboldt Speedway (Humboldt, KS) in the USRA series with his 410 Chevy Modified engine
- Terry Phillips at Valley Speedway (Grain Valley, MO) in the MLRA series with his 436 Ford DLM engine
- Terry Phillips at Thunder Hill Speedway (Mayetta, KS) in the MLRA series with his 436 Ford DLM engine
- Davey Johnson at Lernerville Speedway (Sarver, PA) with his 410 Ford DLM engine
- Roush Yates engines swept the podium with Chub Frank finishing second and Lynn Geisler finishing third
- Chris Buescher at Michigan International Speedway (Brooklyn, MI) in the ARCA series with his Ford FR9 engine
- Marcos Ambrose won the pole at Michigan International Speedway (Brooklyn, MI) in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Quicken Loans 400
“It’s great to see technology from the NASCAR circuit trickle down and benefit racers running our grass root engine programs,” said Doug Yates, CEO of Roush Yates Engines. “Our engineers have done an excellent job designing and improving specific parts for the engines and chassis of Saturday night racers. As we continue to develop new products I look forward to seeing more racers win with Roush Yates technology.”
Marcos Ambrose, driver of the No. 9 Stanley car for Richard Petty Motorsports, scored his first career NASCAR Sprint Cup pole position on Saturday at Michigan International Raceway with the fastest speed of any driver in the sport in 25 years. Ambrose will go down in history as the new track record holder and officially the fastest man in NASCAR using his Roush Yates FR9 Ford engine.
Roush Yates engines have scored 70 wins in 2012 in multiple series of racing. To learn more about Roush Yates engines and performance products, please visit www.roushyates.com or call 1-877-798-RYPP today.