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After 14 years, one Cup championship and 22 wins, Matt Kenseth will part ways with Roush Fenway Racing at the end of this year. Team owner Jack Roush delivered the news to his Concord, N.C.-based organization on Tuesday morning. Ricky Stenhouse Jr., the defending NASCAR Nationwide Series champion, will be promoted as Kenseth's replacement next year. "Ricky Stenhouse Jr. has more than proved his abilities on the race track," said team co-owner Jack Roush in a release. "We feel that he is not only a key piece of our team's future, but a key piece of the future of the sport. Roush Fenway is an organization with a wonderful past and present, as well as an extremely promising future, and I can't think of a better candidate than Ricky to usher in the next era of success for the team. "Of course, I'd like to thank Matt Kenseth for his many years of loyal service," added Roush. "Matt has been an integral part of this organization for well over a decade, and we are extremely appreciative ...
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