Chris Buescher Highlights What Makes NASCAR Teams Successful and Outlines Goals with RFR for 2021

Published 01/04/2021, 7:00 AM EST
CHARLOTTE, NC – MAY 17: Chris Buescher, driver of the #37 Kroger Your Personal Pit Stop Chevrolet, walks on the grid during qualifying for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Open Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway on May 17, 2019 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images)


For the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season, Chris Buescher is sticking with Roush Fenway Racing. Recently, the driver spoke about what his and the team’s targets are for the coming season. He acknowledged that they have things to build off of.

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Buescher said, “The teams that excelled last year were the ones that have been here for a long time. It’s nice to come into this one with a lot more knowledge and the relationships and friendships in the team to make us more successful.”

The 28-year-old had a reasonably decent 2020 season, with a couple of top-five finishes. He also had a decent run with the Roush Fenway Racing team in his first year of association.

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What lies ahead in the 2021 NASCAR season for Chris Buescher?

Buescher is in the prime of his career and he penned a two-year contract with them. Of course, this may put him under a bit of pressure to earn a contract extension or the eyeballs of another Cup Series team.

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He is also one of the select few to test the Next Gen cars for the 2022 season. Without a doubt, his knowledge from his respective tests will make him a valuable asset to any team in the series.

HAMPTON, GA – FEBRUARY 23: Chris Buescher, driver of the #37 Scott Comfort Plus Chevrolet, stands in the garage area during practice for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Folds of Honor Quiktrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on February 23, 2019 in Hampton, Georgia. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Coming back to the 2021 season, though, he will once again partner Ryan Newman in the #6 car. The duo have been excellent racers, and the Roush Fenway Racing team are thrilled to retain them.

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Obviously, the new season will be a whole lot tougher. However, Chris Buescher and Ryan Newman will be up for the challenge. They know that their cars are not as quick as a Hendrick, a Stewart-Haas, a Penske, or a Joe Gibbs. Despite that, they will try to give it their all and ensure that they get a good finish in the championship.

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