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PLAYERS: Matt Kenseth
Matt Kenseth’s win Sunday at Talladega completed one of the greatest seasons of restrictor-plate racing in NASCAR since 1988, the first season the...

Roush Fenway plane leaves with cargo door open, drops luggage

Matt Kenseth won Sunday’s race at Talladega with an impressive run on the races final two laps. His teammate Greg Biffle finished sixth. Unfortunately for Roush Fenway Racing something that is where the good news stopped. The cargo door of the teams airplane was left open and luggage was thrown all over the runway. click though for more

Matt Kenseth's Victory at Talladega Overshadowed by Crazy Last-Lap Crash Caused by Tony Stewart (Video)

Talladega was as advertised on Sunday. Matt Kenseth picked up a victory under caution, but his win is hardly what has people talking. Instead, the focus is on the last-lap chaos, during which 25 cars wrecked, including 10 of the 12 Chase title contenders. "This was the craziest, craziest finish I've ever experienced here at Talladega," Jeff Gordon said of the madness...

Kenseth gains measure of Talladega redemption

Matt Kenseth didn't get left dancing without a partner at Talladega Superspeedway this time. The Daytona 500 winner emerged from the smoke of a 25-car, last-lap pileup Sunday to win the race under caution, a high-speed measure of redemption from the last visit in the spring. ''All four plate races they put me in a position to win, and I felt like I let them down here...

Matt Kenseth Bank Of America 500 Race Preview

Matt Kenseth comes into the Bank Of America 500 at the Charlotte Motor Speedway as the most recent NASAR Sprint Cup Series winner. He captured the Good Sam Roadside Assistance 500 from the Talladega Superspeedway last Sunday. He looks to get his second win a row and below is a preview of his race.Team: No. 17 Best Buy Ford FusionCrew Chief:  Jimmy FennigChassis:  Primary: RK-821...

Matt Kenseth Media Transcript

Matt Kenseth, driver of the No. 17 Best Buy Ford Fusion, is coming off his second win of the season after taking the checkered flag in Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Talladega Superspeedway.  Kenseth, who is 12th in the point standings going into Saturday’s scheduled event at Charlotte Motor Speedway, was this week’s guest on the NASCAR teleconference.WHAT ARE YOUR...

Kenseth wins ahead of wreckage at Talladega

Matt Kenseth claimed his spot up front as some 20 cars wrecked behind him to take checkered flag and win in the Good Sam Roadside Assistance 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway on Sunday. Unofficial race results soon after the last-lap wreck had Jeff Gordon finishing second and Kyle Busch in third. “I didn’t see anything but Kasey Kahne’s rear...

Talladega crash takes out 25 cars on last lap

Talladega is known as one of the much treacherous tracks on the NASCAR circuit, and we were reminded why again on Sunday. On the final lap of the race, Tony Stewart was leading when he suddenly lost control of his car and managed to take out a whopping 24 other cars behind him. The wreck has already been dubbed “the big one.” Matt Kenseth somehow avoided the wreck and went on...

Matt Kenseth takes Talladega for second restrictor plate win of 2012

Talladega Superspeedway is well accustomed to wild finishes, and Sunday’s Good Sam Roadside Assistance 500 was no exception. After escaping a last-lap accident that greatly shook up the Chase point standings, Matt Kenseth scored his second win of the Sprint Cup season, following the season-opening Daytona 500.In what started out as one of the cleaner Talladega races in recent memory...

CUP: Calinoff’s Capsule Comments

I have a special bond with Matt Kenseth that will never change...

Ford Racing Good Sam Roadside Assistance 500 Race Recap

Matt Kenseth drove his #17 Ford EcoBoost/National Breast Cancer Foundation Ford Fusion to victory in Sunday’s Good Sam Roadside Assistance 500 from the Talladega Superspeedway. The win was his 23rd of his career and second of the season. He and fellow Ford Racing driver Greg Biffle were the duo to beat most of the afternoon. After a 25 car pileup on the last lap, David Ragan squeezed...

10 Craziest NASCAR Moments at Talladega

At first it looked like the Big One wasn’t going to happen this weekend at Talladega. Greg Biffle, Matt Kenseth and Jeff Gordon all had world-class...

Talladega smash-up solidifies true NASCAR Chase contenders

Except for Denny Hamlin, the recent Talladega strategy of hanging in the back and avoiding trouble went by the wayside Sunday — right before half the cars in the field went sideways on the last lap.“The first couple years we try to make a strategy,” Matt Kenseth said after winning the Good Sam Roadside Assistance 500 Sunday, referring to first years after the COT debuted. “‘Let’s...
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