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MATT KENSETH RUMORS & GOSSIP

Gibbs cars need to find speed to contend in Chase

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) Joe Gibbs Racing got all three of its cars into NASCAR's playoffs, but if something doesn't turn around quickly, the organization won't have a shot at winning the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship. Kyle Busch, Denny Hamlin and Matt Kenseth have a combined two victories between them, and the trio was hardly impressive in Saturday night's final...
Via AP on Fox
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Matt Kenseth’s Bid For First Win of Season Dashed After Slapping Wall

RICHMOND, VA. - Matt Kenseth will not be visiting victory lane for the first time in the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season at Richmond International Raceway, as he slapped the wall on lap 120 of the Federated Auto Parts 400. Kenseth would take his car to pit road on lap 123, and he would lose two laps while the team bolted on new Goodyear tires. The tires proved to do little good...
Via Sicknissified
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kenseth still looking for first win

Matt Kenseth is a likely Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup qualifier whether he wins one of the final two regular-season races or not, but the driver of the No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota would rather solidify his Chase berth with a victory. In final Sprint Cup practice at Atlanta, Kenseth was headed in the right direction. He was fastest in the Happy Hour with a lap at 188.251 mph...

NASCAR: Matt Kenseth Quickest in Final Sprint Cup Series Practice in Atlanta

Hampton, GA- The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series held two practice sessions at the 1.5-mile Atlanta Motor Speedway on Saturday afternoon in preparation for tomorrow night’s Oral-B USA 500. Joey Logano was quickest in the initial session with a lap of 189.351 mph as that lap held on to be the quickest of the day. But, Matt Kenseth set the quick time in the final 50-minute practice session...
Via Race Review Online
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Read this: Matt Kenseth and wife Katie are now children's authors

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.
Via Shake and Bake
12 days ago  |  Discuss

NASCAR's Kenseth behind anti-bullying kids' book

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...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

To win or not to win: Kenseth gave it his best, fell just short

If Matt Kenseth wanted to be in a position to win Saturday night's Irwin Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway, he and his Joe Gibbs Racing crew were going to have to gamble late in the race. With Jamie McMurray dominating the late stages of the race, Kenseth and crew chief Jason Ratcliff decided to stay out on the track when the majority of the field, including the race...
Via Fox Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Logano Nabs Third Win of The Season In Bristol Night Race

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 Saturday’s 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...
Via Sicknissified
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Kenseth, Kahne eye first win as Chase approaches

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...

WATCH: Matt Kenseth crashes into wall hard at Sonoma

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...
Via Tireball.com
June 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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