Ricky Stenhouse Jr.

Stenhouse in the house. Silver Crown Illinois RRS points to young star - HD Staff - Springfield, IL, August 18, 2007 - Ricky Stenhouse Jr. won the USAC Silver Crown Tony Bettenhausen 100 Saturday at the Illinois State Fairgrounds. The traditional race paid $11,000 to win, and earned Stenhouse 70 points in the Racer's Racing Series. Billy Wease, Bud Kaeding, Paul White, and Shane Cottle completed the top five finishers. Kaeding's third place run propelled into the points lead of USAC's premier series. (Read it all)

More Chili Bowl entrants - Ricky Stenhouse Jr. of Olive Branch, MS will be amongst this years drivers at the Chili Bowl in Tulsa, OK. Ricky will be steering for Brent Nausley in the Stealth / Brayton / Southern Comfort Pools, DynoTech Engines # 5R. This will be the first time competing at the Chili Bowl for the youngster. "AWESOME! That is all I can say at this point." said Stenhouse, Jr. "To be at this years Chili Bowl competing with drivers like Tony Stewart, Kasey Kahne, Danny Lasoski and Steve Kinser is just well AWESOME!. I want to thank Brent Nausley for this opportunity and my dad for building the motor." As for the 2005 Sprint season for Ricky, expect an upcoming announcement in time for the PRI show.