MOORESVILLE, NC, December 6, 2017 – The 2017 race season was full of excitement and accomplishments for Roush Yates Engines and Ford Performance, powering 30 NASCAR and Road Race teams across 128 events in 41 weeks across six diverse race series spanning nine countries and three continents.
“2017 was an exciting year for us,” said Doug Yates, President and CEO of Roush Yates Engines. “To be a part of the successful transition of Stewart-Haas Racing and to see so many young drivers winning races was exciting for us and Ford Performance. We had many great moments in 2017, including winning all four MENCS restrictor plate races at Daytona and Talladega. We would like to thank the world-class leadership team of Ford Performance, our valued partners and dedicated staff for a successful 2017 season. We’re focused on 2018 and look forward to the start of a new season.”
During the course of the 2017 season, the signature Ford FR9 EFI and FR9 Carb race engines powered Ford Performance teams to one championship, 22 overall wins and 22 pole positions across the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, NASCAR Xfinity and Camping World Truck Series.