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He may only be 11 races into his career with Joe Gibbs Racing, but Matt Kenseth seems to be hotter than ever. With three wins already this season and seven top-10 finishes, can anyone stop him?
Matt Kenseth spent his entire Sprint Cup Career with Roush Fenway Racing behind the wheel of the No. 17 Ford. He had 24 wins, 126 top-5 and 232 top-10 finishes with RFR yet he felt the need to change teams. Now he finds himself behind the wheel of a Toyota, driving the No. 20 for Joe Gibbs Racing and he is off to the hottest start of his career.
Kenseth started off the season with a strong showing at the Daytona 500 until his engine decided it just wasn’t his time to win the Great American Race. Two races later, he was standing in Victory Lane in Las Vegas, just three races into his career with JGR.
He followed up his Vegas win with a wrecked car at Bristol, but came back to win a few races later at Kansas from the Pole. The next weekend ...
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KENSETH BY THE NUMBERS: In 12 career All-Star Race starts, Kenseth has begun the race from the pole twice, and has claimed one victory in the non-points event. Kenseth has competed in every All-Star Race since his sophomore season (2001). He has an average finish of 6.3 and has a driver rating of 91.1 in All-Star competition.
ON A HOT STREAK: After earning their third Sprint Cup...
Matt Kenseth spent a little time hanging out with two of his former teammates from his days at Roush Fenway Racing on Thursday.
Just had a great conversation with gbiffle and Carl. #justlikeoldtimes instagram.com/p/ZZJDoEipyH/
— Matt Kenseth (@mattkenseth) May 17, 2013
Oh, Matt they seem a little board. True to form Biffle is holding up a Coca-Cola and Edwards is representing...
MAGIC FOR MATT: Camry driver Matt Kenseth was victorious in Saturday night’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race at South Carolina’s Darlington Raceway — his third win of the 2013 season. Kenseth was previously triumphant at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in March and Kansas Speedway in April. He raced with the top-five much of the 500-mile event on the historic 1.366-mile race...
Mark Martin received a piece of advice very early in his career from Dick Trickle that he's never forgotten.
''He was the one that told me, and this is kind of corny, but it isn't when you're 18 or 19 years old - he told me `In order to finish first, first you must finish,''' Martin said. ''That stuck with me always.''