Marcos Ambrose has been an unstoppable force at Watkins Glen International in his five career starts.
The driver of the No. 9 Stanley Tools Ford for Richard Petty Motorsports has an average finish of 2.0 at the track with back-to-back wins at the circuit. His win in 2011 came in the conventional variety for his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series triumph, while last year, he emerged in a door-banging, fantastic finish versus Brad Keselowski.
Only four other drivers – Keselowski, AJ Allmendinger, Kyle Busch and Carl Edwards – have an average in the top 10s, and that ranges between 8.0 to 9.4.
The Tasmanian doesn’t have much hope of making the Chase for the Sprint Cup, at 22nd in points and without a win. But his third straight win on the flowing road course in the Finger Lakes region would be a major confidence boost for team and driver.