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Marcos Ambrose

Marcos Ambrose
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NameMarcos Ambrose
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series statistics
Car #, team#9 Richard Petty Motorsports
Sprint Cup position26th (2010)
Best cup position18th 2009
First race2008 Toyota/Save Mart 350 (Sonoma)
First win2011 Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at the Glen (Watkins Glen)
Cup Wins1
Top tens24
NASCAR Nationwide Series statistics
NNS position89th (2010)
Best NNS position8th 2007
First race2007 Orbitz 300 (Daytona)
First win2008 Zippo 200 at the Glen (Watkins Glen)
Last win2011 NAPA Auto Parts 200 (Montreal)
Wins4
Top tens16
Poles4
NASCAR Camping World Truck Series statistics
Best NCWTS position21st 2006
First race2006 Kroger 250 (Martinsville)
Top tens4
Poles1

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Marcos Ambrose (born 1 September 1976) is a championship winning Australian racing car driver. He currently drives the #9 Stanley Tools/DeWalt Ford Fusion for Richard Petty Motorsports in the American NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. Ambrose is a dual Australian V8 Supercar champion in 2003 and 2004, having spearheaded Stone Brothers Racing's rise in the sport which saw the team dominate for three years after a five-year drought for Ford teams in the championship.

In 2006 Ambrose relocated to the USA to pursue racing in NASCAR, starting with the Camping World Truck Series; driving a Ford for JTG Daugherty Racing. He moved up to the Nationwide Series in 2007 with the same team; driving the #59 Kingsford Charcoal Ford Fusion for JTG Daugherty Racing, before racing in the Sprint Cup Series with Wood Brothers Racing, first with Fords then Toyotas. Ambrose joined Richard Petty Motorsports in 2011 where after four years in the Sprint cup he scored his first race win at Watkins Glen, becoming the first Australian driver to do so.


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