Found May 09, 2012 on Race Review Online:
PLAYERS: Matt Kenseth

Kenseth No. 17Matt Kenseth will be getting a new number for his Roush Fenway Racing Ford Fusion. The Wisconsin native has used the No. 17 since becoming a full-time Sprint Cup driver with RFR in 2000.

The announcement will be made on Monday, May 14 at the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte, NC.

Kenseth, the 2003 Cup Series champion, is currently second in the standings, seven points behind his teammate Greg Biffle.


New number and sponsor for Kenseth?

Best Buy is sponsoring the #17 in 9 races this season The number 17 has been with Matt Kenseth since he became a full time race car driver at the NASCAR Sprint Cup level. In fact it was also the number of his Busch Series ride prior to Jack Roush purchasing the team. Now there is word that a press conference is coming that may announce a new number and sponsor for Kenseth. Roush...

Matt Kenseth Darlington transcript

Matt Kenseth, driver of the No. 17 Zest Ford Fusion, currently holds down second place in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series standings behind Roush Fenway Racing teammate Greg Biffle.  Kenseth, a two-time winner in 2012, held a Q&A session Friday morning at Darlington Raceway with reporters. CAN YOU TALK ABOUT RACING AT DARLINGTON?  “I think most of us like coming to Darlington...

Sponsor Asks Veteran NASCAR Champ To Change Car Number

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The Captain Gets First ‘Dega Win

  Brad Keselowski, #2, and Matt Kenseth, #17, leading the field at Talladega Superspeedway on May 6, 2012 (Credit: Tyler Barrick/Getty) Brad Keselowski took Team Penske to new heights on Sunday giving The Captain his first Talladega win after 28 seasons. According to Penske, “Brad is the real deal. I wouldn’t trade him for anybody right now.” While Roger has enjoyed 15...

NASCAR Power Rankings: Darlington Edition

This weekend of NASCAR action features the circuit's own and beloved femme fatale, or perhaps more accurately, cruel widow (depending on which side of victory lane one lands).  Darlington Raceway, a.k.a. the Lady in Black, is what's on deck.  Here are the dudes who should be dapper in their driving at Darlington. Darlington Power Rankings Row 1 Pole Position: Greg Biffle...
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