Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 9/25/14

HAMPTON, GA - SEPTEMBER 05: Matt Kenseth driver of the #17 R&L Carriers Ford, stands on pit road during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Pep Boys Auto 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on September 5, 2009 in Hampton, Georgia. (Photo by John Harrelson/Getty Images for NASCAR)
Matt Kenseth left another restrictor plate race pondering what could have been. After leading by far the most laps, Kenseth was overtaken on the two-lap overtime sprint Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway and wound up with a disappointing eighth-place finish. The tally: 190-plus mostly terrific laps and a frustrating finale. ''Just thinking about our day, it's encouraging but it's also really frustrating,'' Kenseth said. ''I think we've led the most laps four or five times and I'm fortunate and thankful that we won two races. I just feel like there's been a few that I've left on the table or we've left on the table, for whatever reason. ''Hopefully, we can keep the performance up and I can figure out the right things to do there at the end to keep my car in the right spot and we can collect some more wins.'' He enjoyed the view from the front for 142 laps and started with the lead out of a green-white checkered but got passed by like Carl Edwards and then by race winner David Rag...
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