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Matt Kenseth, driver of the No. 17 for Roush Fenway Racing, will end a highly successful chapter of his racing career this weekend at Homestead-Miami Speedway in Sunday’s Ford EcoBoost 400. The 2003 Sprint Cup Series Champion and two-time winner of the DAYTONA 500 will race for the final time in his iconic No. 17 Ford, ending 13 seasons in the Cup Series with Roush Fenway. Kenseth took some time this week to reflect on special moments during his time with the organization as he looks to make his 472ndcareer start in the series on Sunday.
Kenseth has numerous accolades on his racing resume but one of his favorite memories came in his first Cup Series start with Roush Fenway in the 2000 DAYTONA 500. Kenseth and his crew chief Robbie Reiser moved up to NASCAR’s elite series that season together after both had started out racing in their home state of Wisconsin.
“Just being in that race I remember was a big deal to me,” recalled Kenseth. “I remember walking down pit road with Robbie (Re...
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CONCORD, N.C. — Matt Kenseth, driver of the No. 17 for Roush Fenway Racing, will end a highly successful chapter of his racing career this weekend at Homestead-Miami Speedway in Sunday’s Ford EcoBoost 400. The 2003 Sprint Cup Series Champion and two-time winner of the DAYTONA 500 will race for the final time in his iconic No. 17 Ford, ending 13 seasons in the Cup Series with...
Matt Kenseth comes into Sunday’s Ford Ford EcoBoost 400 from the Homestead-Miami Speedway with mixed emotions. Sunday marks the final time he will strap into the #17 Ford, the only car he has raced in his 13 year career in the Sprint Cup Series. On the same time there is excitement building as to what the future can hold when he moves to Joe Gibbs Racing for 2013. For now, Kenseth...
With Matt Kenseth’s move to Joe Gibbs Racing in 2013, his current crew chief Jimmy Fennig will move over to the No.99 of Carl Edwards in 2013. The 59-year-old Fennig will be [...]
Matt Kenseth has run 15 years in NASCAR Sprint Cup Series action for Roush-Fenway Racing and when the checkered flag falls on Sunday evening in Homestead, that long run will come to an end.
It will certainly be emotional for both parties as Kenseth will part ways and move on to pilot the No. 20 Home Depot Toyota next season for Joe Gibbs Racing.
It’s been a great 15 years for Kenseth...
Matt Kenseth led the way with a lap of 31.900 seconds in the second practice for the Ford EcoBoost 400 from Homestead. Rounding out the top five was Greg Biffle, Mark Martin, Kyle Busch, and Jeff Gordon.
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Roush Fenway Racing is making more changes to its crew chief lineup, moving veteran Jimmy Fennig to work with Carl Edwards next season.
Fennig has been paired with Matt Kenseth, who is leaving at the end of the season.
He'll move to the No. 99 team with Edwards next year. Kenseth's replacement, Ricky Stenhouse Jr., will be paired with crew chief Scott Graves, who has been...
We’ve finally make it through the grueling 36 race season as the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series heads to the season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway. The championship battle is down to two drivers with the rest just racing for momentum going into next year.
In season finales, it’s hard to predict who will run well as some guys have packed it in and are simply going through the motions...