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  • 2003
    PARTNERSHIP WITH FORD MOTOR COMPANY
    Jack Roush and Robert Yates partnered with Ford Motor Company in 2003 to join forces as the exclusive Ford Engine builder for NASCAR. These two legendary engine builders, led by President & CEO Doug Yates founded the company in Mooresville, North Carolina. The partnership turned into an immediate success and to date has achieved over 280 combined wins in the NASCAR, IMSA (International Motor Sports Association) and FIA (Federation Internationale De L'Automobile) Series.
  • 2004
    LEGENDARY ENGINE BUILDERS TURN ROUSH YATES ENGINES INTO IMMEDIATE SUCCESS
    • Nextel Cup Series (NASCAR Sprint Cup) Championship with driver Kurt Busch and Roush Racing
    • Robert Yates Racing, Roush Racing and Wood Brothers Racing began running Roush Yates Engines
    • 1st time Roush Yates Engines powered the front row of the Daytona 500 with Greg Biffle and Elliott Sadler
    • Debuted of a Roush Yates Engines' power plant
    • Roush Yates Engines C3 V8 engine platform - Original development by Robert Yates Racing in 1990 and used in all Ford NASCAR cars starting in 1991
    • 6 poles
    • 13 wins
  • 2005
    FIVE FORDS MAKE UP HALF THE STARTING GRID FOR NEXTEL CHAMPIONSHIP
    • Daytona 500 Dale Jarrett sits on pole
    • Roush Racing Achieves 26 wins
    • Five Ford drivers make the Nextel Cup Series (NASCAR Sprint Cup) Series Chase for Championship with Roush Yates Engines power:
    - Greg Biffle / Roush Racing
    - Kurt Busch / Roush Racing
    - Mark Martin / Roush Racing
    - Carl Edwards / Roush Racing
    - Matt Kenseth / Roush Racing
     
    • Roush Yates Engines D3 R452 V8 Engine Platform
    • Ford Cammer V8 race engine introduced for Daytona Prototype (DP) Class
    • 22 poles
    • 29 wins
  • 2006
    ROUSH YATES ENGINES EARNS ITS 1ST CLEVITE ENGINE BUILDER AWARD
    • Grand-AM Rolex Sports Car Series Daytona-Prototype (DP) Driver's Champion with driver Jörg Bergmeister and Krohn Racing Team
    • Clevite Engine Builder of the Year Award for NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series (Camping World Truck Series)
    • First Grand-AM Rolex Sports Car Series Daytona-Prototype (DP) Class win at Six Hours of the Glen, Watkins Glen - Jörg Bergmeister/ Boris Said
    • Ford Cammer FR500C V8 race engine introduced for Grand Sport (GS) Class
    • 24 poles
    • 26 wins
     
  • 2007
    ROUSH RACING BECAME ROUSH FENWAY RACING
    • NASCAR Busch (Nationwide/Xfinity) Series Champion with driver Carl Edwards and Roush Fenway Racing
    • Roush Racing became Roush Fenway Racing
    • David Gilliland Daytona 500 Pole winner
    • Jamie McMurray with Roush Fenway Racing edged out Kyle Busch by 0.005 seconds to win the Pepsi 400 at the Daytona International Speedway
    • Robert Yates Retires
    • Launched new Roush Yates Engines logo
    • 21 poles
    • 19 wins
  • 2008
    ROUSH YATES ENGINES STARTS TO EXPAND
    • Roush Yates Manufacturing Solutions - Open
    • Roush Yates Performance Products - Open
    • Talladega 500 - Travis Kvapil sits on pole
    • 16 poles
    • 25 wins
  • 2009
    Roush Yates Engines in partnership with Ford Performance designed, tested and built the first purpose-built engine for NASCAR
    • Daytona 500 winner - Matt Kenseth
    • Doug Yates becomes co-owner of Roush Yates Engines
    • Roush Yate Engines begins building engines for dirt racing, off-road trucks and sprint cars
    • Ford FR9 Carb V8 engine - This was the first purpose built engine developed for NASCAR
    • 18 poles
    • 18 wins
  • 2010
    ROUSH YATES ENGINES ADDS NEW TEAMS
    • Richard Petty Motorsports begins running Roush Yates Engines
    • Front Row Motorsports begins running Roush Yates Engines
    • Roush Yates Performance Engines Group - Expansion
    • Doug Yates clebrates 20 Years in the racing industry
    • 13 poles
    • 10 wins
     
  • 2011
    FIRST WIN FOR WOOD BROTHERS RACING WITH ROUSH YATES ENGINES
    • NASCAR Nationwide (Xfinity) Championship with driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr. from Roush Fenway Racing
    • MAHLE Clevite Engine Builder of the Year Award for NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
    • MAHLE Clevite Engine Builder of the Year Award for NASCAR Nationwide (Xfinity) Series
    • Daytona 500 winner - marking Trevor Bayne's first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series win and the Wood Brothers Racing 98th win
    • NASCAR Nationwide (Xfinity) Series Owners Points Champion
    • Ford Mustang Boss302 V8 race engine introduced for the Grand Sport (DP) Class
    • 23 poles
    • 23 wins
  • 2012
    BACK-TO-BACK NASCAR NATIONWIDE CHAMPIONSHIPS
    • NASCAR Nationwide (Xfinity) Championship with driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr. from Roush Fenway Racing
    • ARCA Series Championship with driver Chris Buescher from Roush Fenway Racing
    • Grand-AM Rolex Sports Car Series - Rolex 24 at Daytona (DP Class) Podium Sweep - No. 60 (P1), No. 8 (P2) and No. 6 (P3)
    • Daytona 500 winner with driver Matt Kenseth and Roush Fenway Racing
    • Daytona 500 Carl Edwards sits on pole
    • Ford FR9 EFI V8 engine is introduced for NASCAR
    • 16 poles
    • 17 wins
  • 2013
    NEW PARTNERSHIPS ARE FORMED AND SPEED RECORDS ARE BROKEN….
    • Team Penske begins running Roush Yates Engines
    • Team Penske wins their first race with Roush Yates Engines and Ford Performance at Las Vegas Motor Speedway with Sam Hornish Jr.
    • Front Row Motorsports wins their first NASCAR Sprint Cup race by sweeping Talladega, David Ragan and David Gilliland coming in first and second respectively
    • Set Speed Record - 222.971mph at Daytona International Speedway with the twin-turbo Ford EcoBoost V6 race engine
    • NASCAR Nationwide (Xfinity) Series Owners Points Champion
    • Ford earns 1,000th NASCAR national series win at Michigan International Speedway
    • Roush Yates Engines RY45 V8 engine introduced
    • 25 poles
    • 22 wins
  • 2014
    10 YEARS OF HISTORY MAKING MOMENTS
    • Roush Yates Engines Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary
    • ARCA Series Championship with driver Mason Mitchell
    • Historic First inaugural Win - IMSA Tudor United SportsCar Championship (DP class) - 12 Hours of Sebring with the twin turbo Ford EcoBoost V6 (DP) race engine and Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates in Sebring, FL
    • Swept NASCAR at Bristol Motor Speedway Sprint Cup, Nationwide (Xfinity) and Camping World Truck Series
    • Richard Petty Motorsports and Aric Almirola achieves first  NASCAR Sprint Cup Series win with Ford and Roush Yates Engines at Daytona, Coke Zero 400
    • NASCAR Nationwide (Xfinity) Series Owners Points Champion
    • Ford EcoBoost V6 race engine introduced for Road Racing (Daytona Prototype (DP) Class)
    • 24 poles
    • 27 wins
  • 2015
    SWEPT DAYTONA SPEED WEEKS
    • NASCAR Xfinity Championship with driver Chris Buescher and Roush Fenway Racing
    • MAHLE Engine Builder of the Year Award for NASCAR Xfinity Series
    • Swept Daytona Speed Weeks- IMSA Tudor United SportsCar Championship Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona (DP Class) and NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, Xfinity Series and Camping World Truck Series at the Daytona International Speedway
    • NASCAR Xfinity Series Owners Points Champion
    • Roush Yates Engines achieves the 100th Overall NASCAR Sprint Cup victory
    • Roush Yates Engines achieves the 100th Overall Xfinity victory
    • Ford FR9 EFI Redesign V8 is introduced for NASCAR
    • Ford Shelby GT350R-C V8 race engine introduced for Road Racing. Participating in the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge Grand Sport (GS) Class
    • 19 poles
    • 27 wins
  • 2016
    ROUSH YATES ENGINES SUPPLIES THE POWER TO RECORD BREAKING YEAR IN NASCAR AND ROAD RACING
    • Historic First Win - Ford GT powered by the Ford EcoBoost V6 race engine in the IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship GT Le Mans (GTLM) Class in Monterey, CA with Ford Chip Ganassi Racing and drivers Ryan Briscoe and Richard Westbrook
    • History repeated - Ford GT and the twin-turbo Ford EcoBoost V6 won the most prestigious race in road racing, the 24 Hours of Le Mans in the Le Mans Grand Touring Endurance (LM GTE) Class, on the 50th Anniversary of Ford's historic 1966 1-2-3 Le Mans win. Part of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) with Ford Chip Ganassi Racing drivers Joey Hand, Dirk Müller and Sébastien Bourdais
    • Roush Yates Engines and Ford Performance achieve 100th NASCAR Sprint Cup Points win, at Michigan International Speedway with Team Penske driver Joey Logano and claimed the Manufacturer's Championship Heritage Trophy
    • Ford Shelby GT350R-C won IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge Driver, Team and Manufacturer Championships, Grand Sport (GS) Class with Ford Performance and Multimatic Motorsports
    • Roush Yates Engines recognized by Professional Motorsport World as one of the Top 10 Engine Builders of the Decade
    • Honored by Race Tech International with a Special Achievement Award related to the twin-turbo Ford EcoBoost V6 race engine design
    • Ford EcoBoost V6 race engine introduced for Road Racing for the Ford GT. Participating in the IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship GT Le Mans (GTLM) Class & FIA World Endurance Championship Le Mans Grand Touring Endurance (LM GTE) Class
    • Poles 24
    • Wins 27
  • 2017
    STEWART-HAAS RACING | FORD PERFORMANCE | ROUSH YATES ENGINES WIN DAYTONA 500
    • Stewart-Haas Racing joins Ford and begins running Roush Yates Engines' engines in the 2017 NASCAR season
    • Road Racing teams swept Rolex 24 At Daytona pole positions: Ford GT, Ford Chip Ganassi Racing, No. 66 Joey Hand and Ford Mustang, KohR Motorsports JDRF, No. 59 Dean Martin setting a new class record
    • Ford Chip Ganassi Racing, No. 66 Joey Hand/Dirk Muller/Sebastien Bourdais won the Rolex 24 At Daytona, IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship, GTLM class
    • Stewart-Haas Racing, No. 41 Kurt Busch won the Daytona 500. First Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series event and first SHR win with Ford Performance
    • Roush Fenway Racing, No. 16 Ryan Reed won the PowerShares QQQ 300 at Daytona International Speedway, NASCAR Xfinity Series
    • Roush Yates Engines achieved 250th overall (points and non-points) win.
    • Introduction of new Ford Mustang 5.2L V8 race engine for participation in IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge, GS class