MATT KENSETH - WINNER#20 Home Depot Husky Toyota
Â· Eight top fives, 14 top 10s
Â· Average finish of 12.7
Â· Average Running Position of 12.8, seventh-best
Â· Driver Rating of 96.5, fifth-best
Â· 190 Fastest Laps Run, 11th-most
Â· 1,018 Green Flag Passes, sixth-most
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Matt Kenseth was a five-time winner this time last year and an established championship threat. He doesn't feel any less confident about his title chances this season even though he has not visited Victory Lane.
Kenseth goes into Atlanta Motor Speedway this weekend winless, but ranked a solid fifth in the Sprint Cup standings. With just two races remaining...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago
You can add children's author to Matt Kenseth's list of professional accomplishments. Kenseth joined wife Katie on Tuesday at Joe Gibbs Racing to debut a new children's book -- Matt Kenseth's Race Against Bullying -- aimed at educating children on how to make good choices if bullied by a fellow student.
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (AP) Matt Kenseth, championship-winning race car driver, can now add a children's book to his resume.
Kenseth and his wife, Katie, released ''Race Against Bullying'' on Tuesday in conjunction with National Youth Literacy Day. The book written by Gina Gold chronicles the first day of fourth grade for a boy named Matt, whose love of racing is...
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3 days ago
Today on National Youth Literacy Day, Matt Kenseth debuted Matt Kenseth’s Race Against Bullying,his first children’s book aimed at educating and empowering children to make good choices if faced with bullying situations. Kenseth, a two-time Daytona 500 Champion and the NASCAR Sprint Cup series driver of the No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Camry, released the book with his wife...
By Seth Livingstone
NASCAR Wire Service
BRISTOL, Tenn. Joey Logano took the lead from Matt Kenseth with 44 laps remaining and scooted to his third NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory of the season in Saturdays IRWIN Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway.
Logano had fresher tires than Kenseth, who elected not to pit under caution in taking the lead from Jamie McMurray during...
A big goose egg sits next to Matt Kenseth’s name in the win column a year removed from a season when he posted a career-best seven wins on his way to a runner-up finish in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. That’s the bad news. The good news: Kenseth has raced well, posting eight top-five and 14 top-10 finishes in 23 starts this season. Barring disaster, he should qualify...
In a time and era where wins mean little and sponsorships mean survival, Joe Gibbs Racing announced that they have extended their contract with Matt Kenseth. In the same press conference that announced that Dollar General not only will be with JGR and the No. 20 team for the 2015 season and beyond, but that they were also upping the number of races they will sponsor, we heard there...
Matt Kenseth took a hard hit into the tire barrier at Sonoma Raceway during Sunday’s running of the Toyota Save Mart 350. Kenseth and Dale Earnhardt Jr. were racing side by side on a narrow part of the track when Earnhardt’s car hit a curb and made contact with Kenseth’s No. 20. At that point Kenseth’s car took a hard right destroying his front end and giving his first career...
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...