It's been a long journey for Ricky Stenhouse Jr. to make his way to victory lane.
When he finally got there, in his 158th career NASCAR Cup start, his team owner and famous girlfriend were waiting.
His father? Well, he was a little late to the party.
A last-lap pass of Kyle Busch in overtime Sunday got Stenhouse the win at Talladega, which was the first for resurgent Roush Fenway Racing since 2014. Danica Patrick, who had wrecked out of the race, was in street clothes and able to lean into the car to give her boyfriend a congratulatory kiss.
"Pulling into victory lane and seeing Jack and Danica standing there together, they're the same height, it was super...