Found January 17, 2013 on Fox Sports South:
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ATLANTA Matt Kenseth arrived at Philips Arena, a collection of stadium workers and early-arriving fans watching as he posed for pictures with the FOX Sports South girls, Brittany and Canicka, and shot promos for FOXs Feb. 24 coverage of the Daytona 500. He was there as the Great American Races defending champion, the Harley J. Earl Trophy in tow for his appearance, but for Kenseth this year isnt about the past -- its about a new beginning. After 13 years at Roush Fenway Racing in which he won 24 races and the 2003 NASCAR Sprint Cup championship, Kenseth signed with Joe Gibbs Racing. Im going in there with my eyes and ears open and trying to pay attention and take in as much as I can, learn as much as I can, he said. At the same time hopefully I can contribute as well. The 40-year-old has a new manufacturer in Toyota, new teammates in Kyle Busch and Denny Hamlin. But its a new number thats giving him the most fits as he goes from the No. 17 to the No. 20 and its caused him the m...
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