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Kids Invited to Join NASCAR Drivers for Free Activities and Q&As at Richmond

What’s better than watching a race at Richmond International Raceway? Being in one! Kids 12 and younger have an opportunity to do just that on Saturday, September 6, in the Virginia529 Kids Zone. NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Matt Kenseth will referee a dress-up, relay race, pitting two teams of kids against each other, at 4:30 p.m. Earlier that afternoon (3:00 p.m.), Justin...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Will there be another first-time 2014 winner before the Chase? Well...

We only have three races left in our 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup regular season. So we know all 12 of our winners to date will be in the Chase. There still are four spots available with only three races to go, so the tension is really ramping up on some of those drivers on the outside looking in. What's interesting is when you look at those three remaining races. We have two short...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

It's nervous time for any driver without a victory this season

In a season of accumulating tension, it's time for a number of NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers to get worried—really worried. Sunday’s Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway established two important facts. First, Jeff Gordon’s third victory of the season ensured that there will be no more than 15 different winners in the first 26 races this year. That in...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Picks: Irwin Tools Night Race at Bristol

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series is running its second event at Bristol Motor Speedway this Saturday night. There has been a lot of racing at Bristol – in fact the Cup Series has been racing there twice a year since 1961 – but the track has undergone a lot of renovations, especially in the last handful of years. The most important of these changes changes for those playing in fantasy...
Via Tireball.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

NASCAR Sprint Cup entry list for Irwin Tools Nigh Race at Bristol

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series is at Bristol Motor Speedway this weekend for the running of the Irwin Tools Night Race. There are only 43 cars on the entry list for Bristol meaning that all drivers below will qualify for the event. Matt Kenseth won this event a year ago while Carl Edwards – who will join him at JGR next season – won at Bristol when the Sprint Cup Series raced there...
Via Tireball.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Fan3Cast – August 18, 2014 Episode 27

This week Michael and Jason talk about a weird and wild race at Michigan, what Jeff Gordon’s win means, and they recap the bad days for Matt Kenseth, Kyle Larson, Kyle Busch, and Kurt Busch. From there it’s talking about what Joe Gibbs Racing announcement could be on Tuesday, the[...]
Via Start 'N' Park Blog
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Danica Patrick spins at MIS, six others involved (Video)

Following a restart for a competition caution Danica Patrick made contact with Jeff Burton – who was driving teammate Tony Stewart’s No. 14. Patrick spun and was hit by Justin Allgaier. Also making contact with with Patrick and Allgaier was Michael Annett and Trevor Bayne. JJ Yeley and Matt Kenseth would also spin in the incident. Kenseth suffered a flat left rear tire and suspension...
Via Tireball.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Race Preview: Pure Michigan 400

This weekend marks the 45th running of the Pure Michigan 400 from the Michigan International Speedway. Dale Earnhardt, Jr. comes in leading the points by 4 over Jeff Gordon. Matt Kenseth, Brad Keselowski, and Joey Logano round out the top-5 in the standings. Entry List Notes This weekend we’ll see[...]
Via Start 'N' Park Blog
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Statistical Preview of the Pure Michigan 400

The Sprint Cup series makes its second visit to Michigan on Sunday, and that track may be the last best shot for Matt Kenseth and Greg Biffle to secure a spot in the 'Chase'. Those two and Carl Edwards have felt right at home at Michigan during (or after) their days at Roush Fenway Racing, being the top 3 drivers here in terms of average finishing position among active...
Via Racing-reference
10 days ago  |  Discuss

NNS: More Road Courses Needed To Differentiate Series

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. — Saturday’s NASCAR Nationwide Series Zippo 200 at Watkins Glen International was another race dominated by the Sprint Cup Series regulars.  Marco Ambrose took the victory, his fourth in the series at Watkins Glen, by 1.555 seconds over Kyle Busch. Joey Logano, Brad Keselowski, and Matt Kenseth rounded out the top-five, with Chase Elliott being the highest...
Via Sicknissified
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Race Preview: Cheez-It 355 At The Glen

This weekend marks the 29th running of the Cheez-It 355 At The Glen from Watkins Glen International. Jeff Gordon comes in leading the points by 17 over Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Brad Keselowski, Matt Kenseth, and Ryan Newman round out the top-5 in the standings. Entry List Notes This weekend we’ll[...]
Via Start 'N' Park Blog
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Race Preview: GoBowling.com 400

This weekend marks the 41st running of the GoBowling.com 400 from the Pocono Raceway. Jeff Gordon comes in leading the points by 24 over Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Brad Keselowski, Matt Kenseth, and Jimmie Johnson round out the top-5 in the standings. Entry List Notes This weekend we’ll see some drivers[...]
Via Start 'N' Park Blog
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Ty Dillion Wins The Big One At Indy

Kyle Busch set a new track record as he was going for another Nationwide Series win at Indy. Brian Scott stated that I think we got some good speed. Matt Kenseth was able to get the best of the start of the race and the race lead.  Kevin Havick had a bold move and was able to get second on lap one.  Kevin Harvick stayed hot and was able to get the race lead on lap 9.  At lap 16...
Via The Pit Stop
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Encouragement for Kenseth

Seeking his first win of the season, not to mention the accompanying ticket to the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, Matt Kenseth was fastest in opening practice on Friday at IMS. Not one to get overly enthused about a performance in practice, Kenseth nevertheless was encouraged by the speed of his No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota. “I felt like we had a really good hour-and-a-half...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Kenseth Stays Third in Sta-Green 200

In a white-and-green Interstate Batteries Toyota Camry for Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR), Matt Kenseth started third, ran third and finished third in the Sta-Green 200 NASCAR Nationwide Series race Saturday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon. “We had a pretty solid weekend with our Interstate Batteries Camry. We unloaded pretty close and we qualified third and finished third,...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Bobby Labonte And More News

Bobby Labone hopes to drive more races for Circle Sport. Brian Vickers knows little on the RTA that has formed. Axxess Pharma is going to sponsor Cole Whitt for two races. Interstate Batteries is going to sponsor the Matt Kenseth car at New Hampshire in the Nationwide Series.
Via The Pit Stop
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Race Preview: Coke Zero 400

This weekend marks the 56th running of the Coke Zero 400 from the Daytona International Speedway. Jeff Gordon comes in leading the points by 24 over Jimmie Johnson. Dale Earnhardt, Jr., Brad Keselowski, and Matt Kenseth round out the top-5 in the standings. Entry List Notes This weekend we’ll see[...]
Via Start 'N' Park Blog
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Who might deliver a breakthrough win Saturday night at Daytona?

Historically, when we come back to Daytona in July, it's a chance for folks to steal away a win from the expected frontrunners. These are drivers you don't expect to see win week in and week out, but like we always tell you, racing at Daytona like racing at Talladega is the great equalizer. All 43 drivers have a chance of winning. There are a lot of drivers not only trying...
Via Fox Sports Florida
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Race car driver Brian C. Rose

who races in the Truck Series has been accused of 15 million ponzi scheme. Joe Gibbs Racing has extended the Matt Kenseth contract and will have Dollar General as a sponsor for extra races.
Via The Pit Stop
June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Dollar General Extends And Increase Sponsorship With JGR & Kenseth

Huntersville, N.C. (June 28, 2014) – Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) and Dollar General announce today an expanded partnership with a multi-year agreement for the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season and beyond. In addition, JGR announces the contract extension of driver Matt Kenseth that will keep him behind the wheel[...]
Via Start 'N' Park Blog
June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

JGR and Dollar General Announce Expanded Partnership; JGR Also Announces Kenseth Contract Extension

Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) and Dollar General announce today an expanded partnership with a multi-year agreement for the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season and beyond. In addition, JGR announces the contract extension of driver Matt Kenseth that will keep him behind the wheel of the No. 20 Dollar General Toyota. Dollar General, based in Goodlettsville, Tennessee, will increase its...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Kenseth and JGR make it a long term relationship

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...
Via 110 Nation Sports
June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Entry List for Kentucky Speedway

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series returns to one of the newer tracks on the circuit this weekend when drivers take to the 1.5-mile Kentucky Speedway. Below you can see the entry list for the Quaker State 400 which will take place Saturday night under the lights. A season ago Matt Kenseth won this race. Kenseth has yet to win this season and currently is fighting for a spot in the NASCAR...
Via Tireball.com
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

NASCAR: Despite Struggles, Can Matt Kenseth Nab 1st Victory of the Season at Kentucky

Sparta, Ken- A season ago, Matt Kenseth reached victory lane seven times. That was the most in a single season for the Wisconsin native in his 14 full time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series campaigns. He was the class of the field as he narrowly lost the championship to Jimmie Johnson. This year, most thought it could be the year he becomes a champion for just the second time in his career...
Via Race Review Online
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Phone not ringing: Kenseth says Earnhardt Jr. hasn't called

Matt Kenseth expected to hear from NASCAR's most popular driver after contact between the two sent Kenseth crashing at Sonoma. As of Tuesday afternoon, however, there was only silence.
Via Fox Sports
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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