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Matt Kenseth, driver of the No. 17 Fifth Third Bank Ford Fusion heads into Michigan third in the Sprint Cup points standings with just four races to go before the Chase begins. Kenseth, who was the last driver to win a non-Chase championship, met with members of the media prior to the first practice session Friday at Michigan International Speedway.
TALK ABOUT COMING TO MICHIGAN INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY THIS WEEKEND. “I am looking forward to being here for the second race on the pavement and having the tire issues worked out. We have one race under our belt and got to test here so we are looking forward to getting out there and seeing if we got our stuff a little better.”
YOUR THOUGHTS ON THE NASCAR AFTER THE LAP EVENT IN LAS VEGAS WHICH WAS ANNOUNCED EARLIER TODAY? “I think you hit it. That sounds good. We have a lot to think about before we get to that obviously. Ford does a lot there giving away vehicles so that is exciting for the fans but I am more excited about the race that is...
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Joey Logano still has not made mention of what his plans are for the 2013 season but it could be coming sooner than later.
On ESPN today, Joe Gibbs car owner of the #20 Home Depot Toyota said [...]
NASCAR sheds any worry about turning right this weekend, as it focuses one more time this season on trying to average a 200 mph lap. Freshly-repaved Michigan once again struts onto the schedule, boasting said 200 mph averages and silky-smooth pavement.
I will also attempt to be fast and smooth in the following rankings. The starting lineup...
Pole position: Matt...
Sunday’s Pure Michigan 400 gives four competitors the opportunity to clinch a top-10 spot in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup™. The current top four in NASCAR Sprint Cup standings – Jimmie Johnson, Greg Biffle, Matt Kenseth and Dale Earnhardt Jr. – can lock themselves into the post season by leaving Michigan with a lead of at least 145 points over the 11th-place driver...
It was a good day for the Ford Racing camp as Carl Edwards (2nd), Matt Kenseth (4th), Trevor Bayne (6th), and Marcos Ambrose (7th) found their way into the top ten during qualifying for Sunday’s Pure Michigan 400. Below are quotes from Kenseth, Ambrose, Bayne, Casey Mears, David Ragan, David Gilliland, and Aric Almirola. Also included is Edwards’ post qualifying press conference...