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PLAYERS: Matt Kenseth
Matt Kenseth announced in June that he would not be returning to Roush Fenway Racing (RFR), but so far there hasn’t been an announcement of where the 2003 NASCAR Champion is going, but that is all going to change next week. It is said that there is a clause in Kenseth’s contract that barred him to speak of contract changes until a specific date in August. It is now being said that [...]

Stewart isn't expecting any issues with Kenseth

Tony Stewart says he doesn't expect any drama between himself and Matt Kenseth, despite throwing his helmet at Kenseth's car at Bristol over the weekend. Although the three-time NASCAR champion was joking Tuesday about his two-handed toss of his helmet, he said he wasn't proud of losing his temper Saturday night. Stewart and Kenseth had contact while racing for the lead...

Stewart moves past Kenseth issue

Tony Stewart joked Tuesday that his two-handed toss of his helmet at Matt Kenseth was ''not bad for a 41-year-old who doesn't work out.'' Aside from that, Stewart said he's not expecting any drama between the two drivers despite promising to run over Kenseth every chance he gets this season. ''You get over that stuff. It's been part of racing...

Drivers get first chance on Kansas Speedway repave

Matt Kenseth is expecting to lose his Kansas Speedway lap record in the near future. Kenseth was among eight drivers to check out the repaved surface of the 1 1/2-mile tri-oval on Tuesday during tire testing for Goodyear. New variable banking combined with the smoother asphalt surface made for some quick lap times, even during the shortened runs. Kenseth set the record of 29.858...

Kenseth, Stewart aren't backing down

Bristol Motor Speedway provided a delightful stage for plenty of drama on Saturday night. The only thing missing -- other than 500 laps of side-by-side action -- was the postrace confrontation between Tony Stewart and Matt Kenseth. Does anyone really believe that Stewart released all his anger when he thrust his helmet onto Kenseth's hood or that either champion calmed down...

Stewart puts Bristol behind him

Tony Stewart is lobbying well before the rest of the politicians arrive at Charlotte Motor Speedway next Tuesday as part of the Democratic National Convention. And he's doing a damn fine job. Following the fireworks Stewart ignited with Matt Kenseth at Bristol last Saturday, Stewart made an appearance at the Chalotte track Tuesday and, on this day, the racer is incredibly charming...

Tony Stewart Will Not be Penalized After Helmet Toss at Bristol

Tony Stewart driver of the No.14 Mobil 1 Chevrolet had passed Roush Fenway driver Matt Kenseth on the restart on lap 332, the two were racing hard when Stewart slipped up a little and Kenseth tried to regain the lead, moments later they got into each other. The wreck essentially ended both of their nights. NASCAR which has been more lenient with drivers the last couple seasons...

Countdown: Five Awesome Helmet Tosses in NASCAR

It’s not just any sport that you can see a driver seek revenge on another driver for doing them wrong by getting out of their car, pulling off their helmet, pinpointing their target and nailing them across a track of 40 other drivers. With last weekends controversy between Tony Stewart and Matt Kenseth, we bring you 5 awesome helmet tosses in NASCAR history. Below are five videos...

Is There Anyone More Badass Than Tony Stewart?

Nope. (fast forward to :20 mark) How ridiculously accurate was that throw by Tony Stewart? Right in the (car) grill on Matt Kenseth. Boom!  That helmet throwing and celebration is enough to be a total badass but what put Stewart to the top of the list was this post race interview. “I don’t give a crap.”  Like the Honey Badger, Tony Stewart don’t give a ****.  See you...

Tony Stewart Irwin Tools Night Race Recap

The revamped Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway, where the banking in the upper groove of the racetrack was reduced to the same degree as the middle of the track surface, gave the .533-mile concrete bullring its luster of yesteryear with plenty of bent sheet metal that left plenty of drivers bent with one another. Count Tony Stewart among them, as the driver of the No. 14 Mobil 1/Office...

Tony Stewart awkwardly throws helmet at Matt Kenseth

4 Biggest feuds of Tony Stewart’s career

  Jack Payton is a car nut and motorsports fanatic in the purest form. He loves to write about everything gear related, and rebuilt his first engine at 15. He works as a freelance writer for the online tire retailer Tires Easy. In his spare time he enjoys cruising, following NASCAR, and collecting vinyl. In a sport full of “bad boys” three-time Sprint Cup champion Tony Stewart...

RotoWire NASCAR Barometer

It didn't take long for things to get a bit testy Saturday night under the lights at Bristol Motor Speedway. The track had the top two degrees of banking ground off to force the cars to run closer together, and the top lane became ultra slippery. The circuit changes forced closer racing at the beginning of the 500 laps, and Bristol lived up to its reputation. Ken Schrader was...
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