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Yeehaw! NASCAR Star Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Grabs Nationwide Victory at Texas, Tallies Second Win of the Season
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. just keeps on getting better. Oakley’s defending NASCAR Nationwide Champion put his prowess on the track in full display this past weekend, claiming his second win of the season and the fourth consecutive NASCAR Nationwide triumph for his team, Roush Fenway, in the Lone Star State. Following an intense race, laced with two dramatic restarts, Ricky sealed the deal after regaining the lead with 23 laps to go – smashing past Austin Dillon to cruise to the win after the final restart.
Auto Club 400: NASCAR Star Tony Stewart Claims Victory at Rain-Shortened Fontana Stop, Tallies 46 Wins to Tie Buck Baker on All-Time List
It rarely rains in Southern California. Despite a rare soaking scene this past weekend at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Oakley’s NASCAR Star and defending champion, Tony Stewart, claimed victory at the shortened Auto Club 400 after finishing the 129 out of 200 laps in first place. O’s speed demon, tallying his 46th win, also tied NASCAR legend Buck Baker for 14th on the all-time list. Even better: He now has claimed 13 races as an owner/driver – matching Baker and Junior Johnson for sixth all time.
Smokin’ Vegas: NASCAR Star Tony Stewart Triumphant at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Defending Champ Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. Claims Nationwide Race
Sin City was definitely smOking this past weekend. Displaying Oakley Motorsports prominence to the full effect, Tony “Smoke” Stewart emerged with a resounding victory at the Kobalt Tools 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, passing Jimmie Johnson on a late restart to triumph in the Nevada desert. The defending Sprint Cup Champion wasn’t the only Oakley Speed Demon to find glory in Vegas. O’s NASCAR Nationwide defending Champion, Ricky Stenhouse, Jr., was clearly in top form as well, pulling away from Mark Martin on the final restart to claim his third Nationwide career victory and his first in Las Vegas.