2013 ROUSH Stage 3 Mustang Places 1st In 8 Day Cross Country Race

The 2013 ROUSH Stage 3 Mustang takes 1St Place in Class at 2012 Tire Rack One Lap of America presented by Grassroots Motorsports.

RS3 Victory Slide at One Lap of America RaceShotsResource Photo by David Wilks
Jeff Lacina and Evan Smith and One Lap Trophy Jeff Lacina and Evan Smith with 1st Place Trophy

Evan Smith(Editor, Muscle Mustangs and Fast Fords) and his co-driver Jeff Lacina(Owner, Track Guys Performance Driving Events) piloted a 2013 ROUSH Stage 3 Mustang to a 1st place class win in OneLap of America. The ROUSH Stage 3 Mustang aided them to the 1st place finish in the SSGT2-Big Bore Class, 3rd place in the Stock Division and a 16th place overall.

As the One Lap website states, “The Tire Rack One Lap of America event is the toughest 8 days of racing featuring the fastest street-legal cars on America’s most challenging racetracks!” From May 4th to May 12th, Evan Smith and Jeff Lacina began their adventure when they landed in Detroit and to meet the ROUSH Stage 3 Mustang. It would take them on the 8 day journey starting at Tire Rack in South Bend, Indiana.

Stage 3 Mustang on the Road“After a long week, Jeff and I (Evan) bested the field and won in our first One Lap of America race. We drove 4,043 miles, hit 10 track, traveled in 13 states and still actually like each other” Quoted Evan Smith. “As a side note we finished 16th overall, of 75 entries. The ROUSH RS3 performed flawlessly and even pulled over 1g on the skid pad.”

“We wanted Evan and Jeff to experience the horsepower, handling and comfortable styling of our new 2013 RS3,” says Tim Wheeler, VP Sales and Marketing for ROUSH Performance.  “In the end, the guys really exceeded our expectations with their performance throughout the week!  They represented Team ROUSH extremely well.”

For more information on the event, please visit www.onelapofamerica.com.  For more information on the all-new 2013 ROUSH Stage 3 Mustang, please visit www.roushperformance.com.

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ROUSH Performance, a division of Roush Enterprises, designs, engineers and manufactures completely assembled pre-titled vehicles, aftermarket performance parts, and superchargers for the global performance enthusiast market. Based in Plymouth Township, Michigan, ROUSH Performance was founded in 1995 by motorsports legend Jack Roush.
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