After eight NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races there are only three drivers who have completed every lap. Those drivers are Jeff Gordon, Matt Kenseth, and Carl Edwards. Their consistency and ability to complete each lap has put them first, second, and third in the driver standings. Beyond those three the[...]
When Jimmie Johnson qualified 26th for the Bojangles Southern 500, a lot of people were surprised based on Johnson’s past success at Darlington Raceway.
“Qualifying is very important, but with a 500-mile race it’s not the end of the world,” Johnson commented post-race. “I think with the 20 car (Matt Kenseth) in the years of us making fun of him and poor qualifying efforts...
Matt Kenseth comes into this weekend’s Bojangles’ Southern 500 as the defending champion. The driver took time to reflect on what winning at Darlington Raceway, NASCAR’s oldest speedway, means to him while talking to media on Thursday afternoon. “I always feel like the Southern 500 is one of the biggest[...]
DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) Matt Kenseth hopes to get his season going and lock up a spot in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup at Darlington Raceway.
Matt Kenseth and his wife Katie welcomed their third daughter into the world on Tuesday evening.
Clara Mae Kenseth was born on March 25 at 7:39 pm ET weighing in at eight pounds and five ounces.
Both Katie Kenseth and Clara Mae are doing fine. She becomes the third daughter of Matt and Katie joining Kaylin and Grace.
Matt Kenseth, driver of the No. 20 Toyota Camry, will...
Matt Kenseth didn’t want to “open a can of worms” on Friday after qualifying at the Bristol Motor Speedway, but with him comments on qualifying he might have. Kenseth was asked why he thought Team Penske was dominating the new knockout qualifying format and didn’t hold back. “Without opening a[...]
Matt Kenseth strode into Thursday's NASCAR championship contenders press conference at Homestead-Miami Speedway loose and relaxed, as if he were ahead of Jimmie Johnson by 28 points instead of the other way around.
On the stage of the Homestead Media Center, Kenseth, Johnson and third-place Kevin Harvick whispered one-liners with each other and occasionally cracked wise, a sharp...
Matt Kenseth and the No. 20 just had a horrible weekend in Phoenix. There has to be huge disappointment in that camp right now because the odds are really stacked against them being able to win the championship now. They had taken the points lead into the Chase and, remember, went right out there and won the first two Chase races. There was a period there where they looked unstoppable...
The Talladega "shuffle" bit Matt Kenseth on Sunday.
Kenseth entered last weekend with a four-point advantage in the Chase standings. After he was mired in traffic and finished 20th, he traded places with new leader Jimmie Johnson.
Certainly, it's not the position Kenseth wanted to be in entering Martinsville Speedway this weekend.
All week long the pundits have given...
Sunday's race at Kansas brought the NASCAR Sprint Cup Chase to a virtual dead heat. Jimmie has whittled Matt Kenseth's lead down to three points with only six races to go. Race fans have been asking me all week who I think has the advantage. My answer was pretty quick and simple - Jimmie Johnson.
The reason I say that is Jimmie has five consecutive NASCAR Sprint Cup championships...