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NSCS: Matt Kenseth Reunites with DEWALT for Six Races

When Matt Kenseth was at Roush Fenway Racing having success, everybody knew the familiar black and yellow colors. Those colors will return in 2015 as Kenseth is reunited with DEWALT. The line of tools will be primarily featured on Kenseth’s No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota for six Sprint Cup races. Las Vegas Motor Speedway – March 8 California Speedway – March 22 Charlotte Motor...
Via On Pit Road
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Will major changes mean renewed success for Roush Fenway Racing?

Before the first engine is fired and the first lap is run in a new NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season, it’s customary for every organization represented on the Charlotte Motor Speedway NASCAR Media Tour to tout its chances and explain why the current year will be better than the last one. In the case of Roush Fenway Racing, the optimistic tone appears to be more than mere lip service...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Unapologetic Brad Keselowski: 'I'm never going to be Dale Jr.'

To say Brad Keselowski had a tumultuous 2014 season would be a bit of an understatement. The 2012 Sprint Cup Series champion won six races, regularly had one of the fastest cars and was a serious contender in the Chase for the Sprint Cup. Yet in the closing weeks of the season, Keselowski's on-track moves caused controversy and concern throughout the Sprint Cup garage. After the...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Carl Edwards excited to begin new season with Joe Gibbs Racing

Making the move to Joe Gibbs Racing over the off-season, Carl Edwards is entering this year excited to get racing, but also feeling as though he needs to prove himself to make sure his level of success match that of teammates Denny Hamlin, Kyle Busch and Matt Kenseth. “I feel a little anxious, a little nervous about it and that’s nice,” he commented. “I haven’t had that...
Via On Pit Road
3 days ago  |  Discuss

NXS: GameStop Continues Partnership with Joe Gibbs Racing for 2015 Season

Erik Jones Takes Over Driving Duties for GameStop for 10 Races in the No. 20 Toyota Camry Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) announced today that longtime partner GameStop will sponsor Erik Jones for 10 races in the No. 20 Toyota Camry in the NASCAR XFINITY Series. This season will mark GameStop’s eighth season partnering with the Joe Gibbs Racing organization. Matt Kenseth piloted the No...
Via On Pit Road
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Change is the word for Joe Gibbs Racing in 2015

The 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup season is one of major change for the Joe Gibbs Racing organization. While drivers Denny Hamlin, Kyle Busch and Matt Kenseth all return to the organization, JGR has expanded to add a fourth team with Carl Edwards as the driver. In addition to the fourth team, JGR has shuffled its driver-crew chief lineup -- with Kenseth and Jason Ratcliff the only 2014...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Live stream: Joe Gibbs Racing press conference on NASCAR Media Tour

Watch Joe Gibbs Racing drivers Kyle Busch, Matt Kenseth, Denny Hamlin Carl Edwards and team officials speak at a press conference at the NASCAR Hall of Fame at 4 p.m. ET Monday. Catch the stream live at FOXSports.com/NASCAR or FOXSportsGo.com.
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

NXS: GameStop Returns to Joe Gibbs Racing; Will Sponsor Erik Jones

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. — Joe Gibbs Racing announced Monday that GameStop will return to the No. 20 Toyota Camry in the NASCAR Xfinity Series for 10 races throughout the year, including the season opener at Daytona. The GameStop Toyota was driven by Matt Kenseth the last two seasons and will hand over the keys to Erik Jones. Jones, 18, will move over to the NASCAR Xfinity Series for...
Via Rubbings Racing
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Erik Jones gets sponsor for part-time Xfinity Series schedule with JGR

Joe Gibbs Racing announced Monday that longtime partner GameStop will sponsor Erik Jones for 10 races in the No. 20 JGR Toyota Camry in the 2015 NASCAR Xfinity Series season. This season will mark GameStop's eighth with JGR. Matt Kenseth drove the No. 20 GameStop Toyota in 2013 and 2014, finishing his two-year stint with a win in last year's season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

GameStop Continues Partnership with Joe Gibbs Racing for 2015 Season

Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) announced today that longtime partner GameStop will  sponsor Erik Jones for 10 races in the No. 20 Toyota Camry in the NASCAR XFINITY Series. This season will mark GameStop’s eighth season partnering with the Joe Gibbs Racing organization. Matt Kenseth piloted the No. 20 GameStop Toyota in 2013 and 2014, finishing his two-year stint with a win at the season...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
5 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Preview – Matt Kenseth

Considered as “Mr. Consistency”, Matt Kenseth needs to keep doing what he’s doing – with a couple tweaks – to be successful in 2015.   Looking back at 2014 Last season, Matt Kenseth was his usual consistent, fast self during the first 26 races of the season, highlighted by a victory at Auto Club Speedway. It seemed as though the success that carried him to finish second...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Schedule Shakeup Stresses Early Success

For the past three years, Atlanta Motor Speedway’s sole race on the NASCAR schedule was the second-to-last stop before the official beginning of the Chase for the Sprint Cup. And while each race weighs heavy as an opportunity to rack points in the standings and a berth in the Chase, there is heightened anticipation entering Atlanta in 2015, one of the most competitive 1.5-mile...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Early-season testing answers questions, poses others

Last season, NASCAR flipped the script on its testing rules, imposing a ban on private tests in 2015. Considering this year’s brand new rules package that – among other performance-affecting tweaks – reduces both horsepower and downforce, the natural result is an inflated value on the limited number of scheduled tests early in the new season for teams to settle into potential...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
10 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Kenseth, Keselowski agree Goodyear test at Las Vegas Motor Speedway was critical

Monday’s Goodyear tire test at Las Vegas Motor Speedway took on added importance for drivers Matt Kenseth and Brad Keselowski because of a slew of rules changes put in place this year by NASCAR. Kenseth and Keselowski were joined by fellow Sprint Cup Series drivers Kurt Busch and AJ Allmendinger for the one-day test on the 1.5-mile LVMS speedway. Although all Cup drivers will have...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Kenseth, Keselowski, Kurt Busch, 'Dinger conduct tire test

It's another sign that the 2015 NASCAR season is almost here. On Monday, Kurt Busch, AJ Allmendinger, Matt Kenseth and Brad Keselowski participated in a one-day Goodyear tire test at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. With no private team testing in '15, the track time had added importance. "Last year at this time I think we had three or four tests on our plate and here we are with one until...
Via Fox Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Kenseth, Keselowski agree Goodyear test at Las Vegas Motor Speedway is critical

Monday’s Goodyear tire test at Las Vegas Motor Speedway took on added importance for drivers Matt Kenseth and Brad Keselowski because of a slew of rules changes put in place this year by NASCAR. Kenseth and Keselowski were joined by fellow Sprint Cup Series drivers Kurt Busch and AJ Allmendinger for the one-day test on the 1.5-mile LVMS speedway. Although all Cup drivers will have...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
11 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 Sprint Cup Driver Previews Part 3

This is the third part of many for Sprint Cup driver previews. Note: Sponsorship can change at any time. 20-Matt Kenseth–Joe Gibbs Racing Finished seventh place in the points with 22 top tens, but no wins. Dollar General and Dewalt will sponsor this car. I say he can get back to the victory lane once with 20-22 top tens, but finish 5-8th place in the points. 22–Joey Logano–Penske...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

31 moments of '14 No. 5: Keselowski's actions set off mild-mannered Kenseth

Editor's note: For the month of December, FOXSports.com will count down 31 moments that defined the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season. This is No. 5. This year's new format for the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup ratcheted emotions to an all-time high, and nowhere was that more apparent than in the Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, where a brawl broke out in the...
Via Fox Sports
December 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch Matt Kenseth's No. 20 get wrapped in Dewalt colors

Matt Kenseth and Dewalt Tools will be reunited in 2015 ... and it feels so good for old-school Kenseth fans. Dewalt, of course, sponsored the No. 17 car that Kenseth piloted during his time at Roush Fenway Racing. On Friday, Kesenth's current employer Joe Gibbs Racing released this video showing the No. 20 being wrapped in Dewalt colors.
Via Fox Sports
December 12, 2014  |  Discuss

JGR unveils wrap video of Matt Kenseth’s new DeWalt car

DeWalt will rejoin forces with NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Matt Kenseth for the 2015 season. Kenseth will be driving the No. 20 Toyota Camry at Joe Gibbs Racing for his third season in 2015 with six race sponsorship coming from DeWalt. Previously DeWalt had sponsored the No. 17 car driven by Kenseth while he was a member of Roush Fenway Racing. After DeWalt and Stanley merged...
Via Tireball.com
December 12, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Season Review: Matt Kenseth & 2015 Season Previews: Carl Edwards & Matt Kenseth

Matt Kenseth entered the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season with a very successful year in 2013 with the Joe Gibbs Racing organization. The Wisconsin native had a stellar performance in his first year at Joe Gibbs Racing, earning seven victories, 12 top-five and 20 top-10 finishes. It turned out to be his best season by far since joining the series full-time in 2000. With the strong...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
December 10, 2014  |  Discuss

NNS: Season in Review – Joe Gibbs Racing

RIDGELAND, Miss. — As the offseason rolls along, another team is up for their “Season in Review” and this week’s team to be profiled is Joe Gibbs Racing, which battled for both the driver’s championship and the owner’s championship with two different teams throughout 2014. The Joe Gibbs Racing stable for the Nationwide Series in 2014 consisted of three cars. The No. 11 Toyota...
Via Rubbings Racing
December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Brad Keselowski: I don’t ‘apologize for someone else’s mistake’

            NASCAR drivers are not upset with the way Brad Keselowski drives, but they do hate the way he conducts himself after incidents. Keselowski fought with Matt Kenseth, Denny Hamlin, Jeff Gordon and Kevin Harvick this past season after making moves that cost them during races. “I try to make it a point whenever I make an aggressive...
Via Sports-Glory
December 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Kyle Busch gets new crew chief as JGR restacks for 2015

Matt Kenseth will have Jason Ratcliff as his crew chief again in 2015. The rest of Joe Gibbs Racing’s driver/crew chief combinations will change. Most notable will be the promotion of Adam Stevens from the No. 54 Xfinity Series team to the role of Kyle Busch’s crew chief in the Cup Series. Busch’s former crew chief Dave Rodgers will slide over to the No. 11 car driven by Denny...
Via Tireball.com
December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

The Joe Gibbs Racing Company Has Released

a full slate of Crew Chiefs for the 2015 NASCAR season JGR’s 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Crew Chief lineup: Jason Ratcliff, #20 Toyota driven by Matt Kenseth Dave Rogers, #11 Toyota driven by Denny Hamlin Darian Grubb, #19 Toyota driven by Carl Edwards Adam Stevens, #18 Toyota driven by Kyle Busch (Rogers moves from #18 Cup team, Grubb moves from #11 Cup team, Stevens moves up...
Via The Pit Stop
December 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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