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Jack Roush

Businessman and Race Team Owner
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Born Apr 19, 1942

Jack Roush is the founder, CEO, and co-owner of Roush Fenway Racing, a NASCAR team headquartered in Concord, North Carolina, and is Chairman of the Board of Roush Enterprises. Roush Enterprises is the parent company for Roush Racing as well as Roush Industries, a freelance engineering firm, and Roush Performance, an automotive aftermarket development company, both headquartered in Livonia, Michigan.… Read More

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  • Nascar Owner Jack Roush Easing Off The Throttle
    USA Today- Sports - Jul 10, 2013
  • Cup: Top 10 Stories – No. 5, Kurt Busch The Outlaw
    Fox News - Dec 27, 2012
  • Bowyer, Gordon Renew Martinsville Familiarity
    San Francisco Chronicle - Oct 28, 2012
  • Roush Celebrates 25 Years In Nascar
    Yahoo News - Sep 22, 2012

Timeline

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CHILDHOOD

1942 Birth Born on April 19, 1942.

TWENTIES

1966 24 Years Old Roush worked at Ford after graduating in 1966, and left in 1970 to pursue his own company. … Read More

FORTIES

1982 40 Years Old Throughout much of his career Roush offered for sale the parts that he developed for his own team. In 1982, he partnered with German firm Zakspeed to develop road racing vehicles for Ford. … Read More
1988 46 Years Old In 1988, Roush moved south and founded a NASCAR Sprint Cup team now called Roush Fenway Racing with driver Mark Martin.

FIFTIES

2000 58 Years Old Roush Fenway Racing currently fields three cars in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (driven by Ricky Stenhouse, Jr., Greg Biffle and Trevor Bayne), and four cars in the NASCAR Xfinity Series (driven by Darrell Wallace, Jr., Elliott Sadler, Ryan Reed and Chris Buescher.) Roush has won 7 championships as a car owner in NASCAR's top 3 series: 2 Sprint Cup titles (2003 with Matt Kenseth and 2004 with Kurt Busch), 4 Nationwide Series titles (2002 with Biffle, 2007 with Edwards and 2011-2012 with Stenhouse, Jr.) and a Camping World Truck Series title in 2000 with driver Biffle. … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

2003 61 Years Old Throughout his NASCAR career Roush is an outspoken opponent of Toyota's NASCAR operations. Roush is vocally loyal to Ford and throughout his career has made cracks against Toyota being in NASCAR. One time in 2003 when asked for a reaction to Toyota's interests in joining NASCAR as a manufacturer team, Roush compared it to Pearl Harbor and called them "Ankle-biting chihuahuas."
2007 65 Years Old In 2007 Roush entered a verbal feud with Toyota team leader Lee White during the Toyota controversy following the rocket fuel incident. … Read More
2008 66 Years Old …  In 2008, Roush was elected to the Michigan Sports Hall of Fame and was inducted on September 13, 2010, in Novi. … Read More
2010 68 Years Old On July 27, 2010, Roush crash-landed in his Hawker Beechcraft Premier 390 jet (registration N6JR) during an approach to the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) AirVenture Fly-In in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, in the late afternoon. … Read More
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