Watch out for Matt Kenseth. The past NASCAR Sprint Cup champion is off to a stellar start to the season.
On Sunday at Kansas Speedway, Matt Kenseth was the driver to watch throughout the NASCAR Sprint Cup STP 400. He led the first 74 laps, lost the edge on a pit sequence, then moved back to the front late in the race.
And then he never looked back. Kasey Kahne chased him, but Kenseth held on for the win.
Kenseth had remained in contention the entire race, while his Joe Gibbs Racing teammates struggled. Kyle Busch spun twice, making contact with Joey Logano the second time to end his day. Elliott Sadler spun. Brian Vickers, filling in for the injured Denny Hamlin, was also caught in a crash.
Kenseth held the lead going into what was expected to be the final pit stop with 46 laps to go, edging Martin Truex Jr. heading back onto the track to hold the spot.
Rookie Ricky Stenhouse Jr. was stout in the race, leading 26 laps and running in the top five for much of the afternoon. Fello...