Found May 14, 2012 on
PLAYERS: Matt KensethJack Roush
Matt Kenseth and the new Fifth Third Bank scheme The new number Matt Kenseth is to get on his car comes in the form of a multi-year partnership between Roush Fenway Racing and Fifth Third Bank. Fifth Third Bank will sponsor Kenseth in four races this season with additional races for future seasons to be announced at a later date. Kenseth’s #17 Ford Fusion will began carrying the name of Fifth Third Bank during the Sprint All Star Race on May 19. Additional races with Fifth Third Bank include Kentucky, Indianapolis and the August race in Michigan. A former series champion, Kenseth is currently second in the Sprint Cup standings just two points behind teammate Greg Biffle. Kenseth won his second Daytona 500 to start the season. Team owner Jack Roush also stated that Kenseth, who is in the final season of his contract, will continue to race for the organization. “Matt Kenseth is a cornerstone of Roush Fenway and he’ll be part of it as long as I am, as long as he wants to be,” Roush sa...

Matt Kenseth Unveils Escape Pace Vehicle For Kentucky NASCAR Weekend

LOUISVILLE, KY (May 15, 2012) – Ford Motor Company rolled out its latest NASCAR pace vehicle today – the all-new 2013 Ford Escape – which will make its pace vehicle debut during the NASCAR Sprint Cup race weekend at nearby Kentucky Speedway June 28-30.  The Escape pace car was unveiled at the Louisville Assembly Plant by two-time Daytona 500 champ and Ford NASCAR driver Matt...

Ford Racing Darlington Post Race Quotes

Here are some quotes from Ford Racing drivers after completing the Bojanges’ Southern 500 from Darlington Raceway. Featured this week are Matt Kenseth, Carl Edwards, Marcos Ambrose, Aric Almirola, and Casey Mears. MATT KENSETH – No. 17 Zest Ford Fusion – “We were pretty reasonable at the beginning of the race and then the track turned really loose on us and we got way off...

Kentucky Speedway ready for second chance

Kentucky Speedway general manager Mark Simendinger says there's no excuse for last year's traffic blunders at the inaugural Sprint Cup Series race at the track in Sparta. While 107,000-plus fans clogged access roads and many missed the race, those who attended didn't see much of the anticipated show either. Kyle Busch won the race that was filled with buzz beforehand...
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