Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 11/2/14
When I talk about Matt Kenseth making all the right moves, that is not only what he did on Sunday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway getting his first win of the season, but actually more so the moves he made in the offseason. The decision that Matt made to leave Roush Fenway Racing at the end of 2012 was a very bold move on Matt's part. Matt turned 41 years old Sunday. That win also puts him in rather unique company. He becomes only the third NASCAR Sprint Cup driver in our sport's history to win on his birthday. Cale Yarborough did it twice, actually, in 1977 and 1983. Then Kyle Busch did it in 2009. So congratulations to Matt on his birthday and the win. When you are at that age and at that point of your racing career, deciding to make a change can be a little dicey and can be a gamble. Remember that Matt had been with Roush Fenway Racing and Ford for his entire career. He obviously has known everyone in the organization and there is a comfort level there. I still remember Jack Roush ...
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