Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 The Home Depot/Husky Toyota, celebrates with a burnout after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series STP 400 at Kansas Speedway on April 21, 2013 in Kansas City, Kansas. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)
By: Toby Christie – Follow On Twitter @Tobalical
How bad of a day would Sunday at Kansas have been for Joe Gibbs Racing had they not added Matt Kenseth to their team for 2013? Kyle Busch spun twice in the STP 400, and was wiped out of the race all together on his second spin. Brian Vickers, driving the No. 11 car, also spun and caused critical damage to his car as well. Vickers would go on to finish 31st, while Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Kyle Busch wound up 38th.
Then there was Matt Kenseth who started first and finished first. Pretty boring huh? Perhaps on paper, but that’s exactly what Joe Gibbs brought Kenseth in to do — be consistent, and nobody does consistency better than Kenseth (see the year 2003). Consistency is often confused as boring, bu...