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Matt Kenseth, driver of the No. 17 Ford EcoBoost Ford Fusion, has clinched a spot in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. Kenseth, who currently sits fourth in the overall standings, spoke to reporters in the Atlanta Motor Speedway infield media center before today’s practice session.
THOUGHTS ON ATLANTA THIS WEEKEND. “I hope we don’t slip all the way back to a wild card. That means we’re gonna have two really bad weeks, but I’m looking forward to racing here at Atlanta. I think as a racer everybody really likes this track and even as a fan we used to watch these races or still go back and re-watch these races. I think it always puts on a really exciting race the way the asphalt is worn out and the banking is so high and you can move all over the race track, and the pace slows down and all that, so I’m anxious to get on the track and hope we have a good weekend.”
THERE ARE FIVE 1.5-MILE TRACKS IN THE CHASE. HOW MUCH WILL THIS WEEKEND BE A BAROMETER FOR WHAT TO EXPECT? “All of...
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Matt Kenseth enjoys a good helmet toss as much as anyone else -- as long as it's not directed at him.
But that was the case last Saturday night after Kenseth and Tony Stewart wrecked while fighting for the lead on Lap 332 of the Irwin Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway.
Stewart climbed from his car and launched his helmet into the nose of Kenseth's No. 17 Ford as...
Tony Stewart is lobbying well before the rest of the politicians arrive at Charlotte Motor Speedway next Tuesday as part of the Democratic National Convention.
And he's doing a damn fine job.
Following the fireworks Stewart ignited with Matt Kenseth at Bristol last Saturday, Stewart made an appearance at the Chalotte track Tuesday and, on this day, the racer is incredibly charming...
Matt Kenseth will drive a white version of the Ford EcoBoost paint scheme this weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway. The No. 17 Ford Fusion will need to finish 40th if it leads no laps and 41st if it leads a lap in order to clinch a birth in the NASCAR Chase.
Kenseth has run the EcoBoost scheme numerous times this season. Typically these are races in which Roush Fenway Racing has not...
After last weekends helmet toss between Tony Stewart and Matt Kenseth, there had been a lot of emphasis on how the two would react to each other at this weekends AdvoCare 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
When reporters initially spoke with Stewart he vowed to seek Kenseth out and wreck him any chance he got, but over the past few days he may of softened up a little saying on Tuesday...
STEWART TO THE BRAVES? – Tony Stewart has a heck of an arm, and he proved it last weekend at Bristol when he heaved his helmet at the hood of Matt Kenseth’s car. That arm did not go unnoticed, and Friday at Atlanta Motor Speedway, he received a small token of appreciation.
Atlanta Motor Speedway President and General Manager Ed Clark presented Stewart with an Atlanta Braves jersey...
CONCORD, N.C. – Roush Fenway drivers Greg Biffle and Matt Kenseth each clinched a spot in the 2012 Chase for the Sprint Cup ‘playoff’ race with their respective finishes last Saturday night at Bristol. Roush Fenway has now placed 24 entries inside the Chase since its inception in 2004.
Leading the point standings and now locked into his fifth Chase berth, Biffle says his team...
Roush Fenway has 161 Sprint Cup starts at AMS, where they have tallied six wins, 67 top-10 finishes and 37 top fives. The organization boasts an 18.5-place avg. finish at AMS in Cup racing. In the Nationwide Series Roush Fenway has 39 entries, having won on six occasions and giving the organization 12 NASCAR wins overall at Atlanta.
Wild Finish to the Chase With two races remaining...
It was a disappointing night for the Ford Racing drivers at the Atlanta Motor Speedway for Sunday night’s AdvoCare 500. The best finishing driver was Matt Kenseth, who came home in the 9th position. After him it was Greg Biffle in 15th, Trevor Bayne in 16th, and Marcos Ambrose in 17th. The biggest disappointment was Carl Edwards finishing 16th and effectively ending his bid to...
Matt Kenseth led the way with a lap of 30.653 seconds in the final practice for the AdvoCare 500 from Atlanta. Rounding out the top five was Jeff Gordon, Denny Hamlin, Kyle Busch, and Greg Biffle.
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