Ricky Stenhouse Jr wins Chicagoland, Takes Points Lead

Ricky Stenhouse Jr continued his winning ways on Saturday. The driver of the No. 6 Ford Mustang for Roush Fenway Racing won his fifth race of the season in the NASCAR Nationwide Series.

Stenhouse, the 2011 Series Champion, also captured the points lead from Elliott Sadler. Stenhouse now owns a nine point lead over Sadler who has won four races including the race at Chicagoland earlier this season.

Earlier this week it was announced that Zest, Best Buy and Fifth Third Bank would sponsor Stenhouse for select races at the Sprint Cup level in 2013 when he takes over the seat of the No. 17 car currently driven by Matt Kenseth. Jimmy Fennig will continue to be the crew chief for the car as Nationwide crew chief Mike Kelly is currently slated to serve in the same role for Trevor Bayne.

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