The No. 17 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series team, driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr. and Roush Fenway Racing has announced a continued partnership with the Fastenal Company. As part of the extended deal expect to see Fastenal increase the number of its primary race sponsorships in 2017 and beyond.

"We are really excited to announce that Fastenal will remain the anchor partner of the No. 17 team for years to come," said driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr. "Fastenal is a first-class organization with values that align completely with myself and this race team.

"We've seen a lot of improvement across the board this year," added Stenhouse Jr. "There has been a lot of hard work and effort put into this team and our goal and expectation is to reward Fastenal with a trip to victory lane and the Chase in the near future."

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Now in its fifth year on Roush Fenway cars, Fastenal is currently on its second full season as the anchor partner on Stenhouse Jr.'s No. 17 Ford Fusion.

"To have a company of the caliber of Fastenal recognize the long-term value of a partnership with Roush Fenway, Ricky and the No. 17 team is gratifying for our entire organization," said Roush Fenway president Steve Newmark.

Fastenal has 2,600 stores nationwide, and was first seen on Roush Fenway's stable of cars as a primary partner in 2010 in the NASCAR XFINITY Series.