Six-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion, Jimmie Johnson, has been relatively quiet in the first three races of the 2014 season after being an unstoppable force in 2013 claiming six victories, sixteen top-5’s, twenty-four top 10’s, and the championship.
So far this season Johnson has only led forty-nine laps and posted one top-5 finish two weeks ago at Phoenix International...
Matt Kenseth was a happy driver when he left Martinsville Speedway last fall and when he stopped by the track earlier this week, he was still feeling pretty good about that second-place run and his chances in the STP 500 on March 30.“Both races were really good here last year. We led a few laps in the spring, thought we had a top five car, but then we pitted (late in the race)...
Thye Nationwide Series Penalties are out and the ChaseElliott creww chief has been fined 10 grand and crew chief Greg Ives has been placed on probation until Dec. 31. The Brad Keselowski Crew chief Jeremy Bullins was fined $5,000 and placed on probation through Dec. 31
Right now Matt Kenseth has Sam Hornish Jr. and Jeff Burton as back up drivers if his wife goes into...
NASCAR driver Matt Kenseth has backup drivers in place for both the Nationwide and Sprint Cup Series races at Bristol Motor Speedway this weekend.
Kenseth’s wife Katie is expecting the couples third daughter within the next two weeks.
Should Kenseth be pulled away from the track this weekend it will be Jeff Burton who will fill in for him behind the wheel of the No...
In a move to improve saftey in qualifying NASCAR is going to allow cooling units to cool down race cars. Cool down laps are not going to be allowed at all.
Charlie's soap is going to sponsor Derrike Cope at Bristol.
Matt Kenseth and his house is up for sale.
Both Paul Menard and Matt Kenseth are on baby watch. Paul Menard has Matt Crafton as a backup driver this weekend while Matt Kenseth is in three weeks.
The Indy 500 has changed qualifying rules where the fastest nine drivers on Friday will have to go one extra 4 lap run on Sunday to decide who is on the poll for the event. This will mean a whole lot more air travel time for...
The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series will head to Las Vegas Motor Speedway this weekend for the running of the Kobalt Tools 400.
There are 48 cars on the entry list for Sunday’s race, of which 43 will race a the 1.5-mile track.
Matt Kenseth won this race a year ago after leading 42 of the 267 laps.
NASCAR Sprint Cup Entry List for Las Vegas Motor Speedway
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NASCAR’s season opening race has come, and now gone. Dale Earnhardt Jr. captured the checkered flag for the second time joining the ranks of drivers such as Richard Petty, Cale Yarborough, Bobby Allison, Matt Kenseth and Jimmie Johnson as drivers with multiple wins in the Great American Race.
This season, NASCAR has made winning drivers top priority. You...
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- The Daytona 500 continued its recent run of interruptions with a rain delay only 38 laps into the race.
NASCAR ordered cars to pit road early in the 200-lap race on Sunday with rain falling at Daytona International Speedway.
The Air Titan made its Daytona 500 debut. The Air Titan was designed to reduce track drying time.
Daytona delays are becoming common...
2014 Daytona 500 Starting Lineup Pos No. Driver Sponsor 1 3 R Austin Dillon DOW Chevrolet 2 78 Martin Truex. Jr. Furniture Row Chevrolet 3 20 Matt Kenseth Dollar General Toyota 4 11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Express Toyota 5 5 Kasey Kahne Farmers Insurance Chevrolet 6 24 Jeff Gordon Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet 7 9 Marcos Ambrose Stanley Ford 8 41 Kurt Busch Haas Automation...
Pos. # Driver Sponsor/Make 1 3 Austin Dillon DOW Chevrolet 2 78 Martin Truex. Jr. Furniture Row Chevrolet 3 20 Matt Kenseth Dollar General Toyota 4 11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Express Toyota 5 5 Kasey Kahne Farmers Insurance Chevrolet 6 24 Jeff Gordon Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet 7 9[...]
NASCAR starts their season this weekend at Daytona International Speedway. All three series race at the 2.5 mile track. The Camping World Truck Series will run the Next era Energy Resources 250 on Friday evening, the Nationwide Series will run the Drive4COPD 300 on Saturday and the Sprint Cup cars will finish the weekend with the Daytona 500 on Sunday. Austin Dillon had the fastest...
A very competitive first Budweiser Duel ended with Matt Kenseth beating Kevin Harvick and Kasey Kahne out by a nose. Kenseth earned the third starting spot for Sunday’s Daytona 500. Austin Dillon, Dale Earnhardt Jr., and Kenseth were the leaders throughout the race. Dillon led early, then Earnhardt Jr. led[...]
Matt Kenseth nipped Kevin Harvick and Kasey Kahne at the finish line to win the first of two Daytona 500 qualifying races.
Cole Whitt and Alex Bowman both raced their way into the 43-driver field via the available transfer spots on Thursday night. Whitt and Bowman are both rookies.
Whitt battled back in a car that was damaged in Wednesday's practice and had to be rebuilt after...
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Daytona Beach, Fla- We really didn’t know what to expect in the first Budweiser Duel at the Daytona International Speedway. Would it be wild like the practice sessions we’ve had all week and like the Sprint Unlimited on Saturday night, or would it be tame with drivers just trying to survive and keep their cars in one piece for Sunday’s Daytona 500.
Matt Kenseth won the first of two Budweiser Duels held Thursday evening at Daytona International Speedway. He crossed the start finish of the 60 lap (150 mile) race first ahead of Kevin Harvick and Kansey Kahne who made it three wide at the finish line.
The race began with Austin Dillon on the pole by virtue of his speed on Sunday. Dillon will start the Daytona 5oo from the pole...
Multiple NASCAR Sprint Cup Series teams are going to backups after a crash during practice on Wednesday. The incident appears to start when Matt Kenseth attempts to move around in the middle grove, Joey Logano is then hit from behind by Trevor Bayne and the result collected the cars of Paul Menard, Brian Vickers, Parker Kligerman, Dave Blaney, Ryan Truex, Cole Whitt. Parker Kligerman’s...
Rookie Parker Kligerman was involved in a multi-car wreck Wednesday, sliding on his roof halfway down the front-stretch in the first full practice for the Daytona 500.
Matt Kenseth and Joey Logano started the melee when they got together coming out of turn 4 during a drafting session at Daytona International Speedway. Trevor Bayne then hit Logano, who slammed into Paul Menard. Menard...
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Danica Patrick got up caught in a multi-car accident and finished 16th, after starting 12th in the Sprint Unlimited Saturday night at Daytona. She did run as high as fourth during part of the race, she started 12th, but was involved in a lap 35 accident along with Matt Kenseth, Jeff Gordon, Carl Edwards, here boyfriend Ricky Stenhouse Jr. and her SHR teammates Tony Stewart and Kurt...
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Daytona Beach, Fla- We all knew it was coming. When you have 18 drivers in an all-star event that pays no points, the “big one” is as likely as the sun coming up the next day. Every driver says it’s either checkers or wreckers in races like this.
Tonight though, it came earlier than expected.
Normally, wrecks like this that take out eight cars come in the...
Matt Kenseth blew away most expectations in his first go-round with Joe Gibbs Racing in 2013. His series-leading seven race wins and runner-up...
It is easy to say that 2013 was Matt Kenseth’s best Sprint Cup Series season in his career. That’s saying a lot considering he won the 2003 championship. Paired with Joe Gibbs Racing, Kenseth had a resurgence finishing second in points and winning seven times. As with the other Joe[...]
The start of a new racing year produces many indefinite details. The 2014 season looms in front of us, but we have no idea what it has in-store. Prior to 2013, there was no hint that Matt Kenseth would win seven races, Tony Stewart would break his leg and miss[...]
11--Elliott Sadler--Joe Gibbs Racing
Elliott had no wins last season with nine top tens to finish fourth place in the standings. One Main financial will sponsor this car. I say he gets around 10 top tens to finish 1st to third place in the points.
14--Eric McClure--Tri-star Motorsports
Is going to be in about 27 races in this car with Hefty as a sponsor. I see no...
2014 Sprint Cup Predicitions
2014 NASCAR champ: Matt Kenseth, Kevin Harvick, Carl Edwards
Daytona 500 winner: Matt Kenseth, Carl Edwards, or Denny Hamlin
Sprint Cup rookie of the year: Austin Dillion
No low end team or driver wins a race in 2014.
Another driver in 2014 winds up missing a few weeks in 2014 due to an on track injury.