Tag Archive: Matt Kenseth

Aug 19

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Bristol

Straight Outta Michigan: Kenseth Shows He’s Championship Contender

NASCAR logoMatt Kenseth is showing the speed of bona fide Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup championship contender. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 17

Dominant Kenseth corrals Michigan victory

Kenseth quickly exhibited his mastery of the high-drag aerodynamic package

Dominant Kenseth corrals Michigan victoryFrom Matt Kenseth‘s point of view, the competition package NASCAR used at Michigan International Speedway could well have had a big, bright bow on it. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 03

Kenseth wins at Pocono as Kyle Busch runs dry

Joe Gibbs Racing driver steals victory after leaders run out of fuel

Kenseth wins at Pocono as Kyle Busch runs dryMatt Kenseth, the unexpected winner of Sunday’s Windows 10 400 at Pocono Raceway, had to do a double take. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 27

Kyle Busch takes Indy for third victory in row

No. 18 driver gives Toyota its first victory at the Brickyard

Kyle Busch takes Indy for third victory in row

“I guess Kyle’s back,” a disappointed Logano said after the race, uttering perhaps the biggest understatement in the modern era of stock car racing.
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Feb 17

Matt Kenseth aims to keep early Daytona momentum

Veteran won Sprint Unlimited, posted strong time in qualifying

Sprint Unlimited logo He won the Sprint Unlimited and posted the fourth fastest time in the final round of qualifying for Sunday’s Daytona 500 (which became the third fastest in the final round after teammate Denny Hamlin’s time was disallowed). Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 01

Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup clinch scenarios for Richmond

Fourteen Chase spots are now taken

Chase-logo With his win at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Sunday night, Kasey Kahne became the 13th winner of the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season – and the 13th member of the 2014 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 25

Logano gets third win of season at Bristol

Holds off Penske teammate Keselowski for first-ever win at heralded track

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Joey Logano believes he has the car, and Team Penske believes they have the team, to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship.

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Aug 21

NASCAR National Series News & Notes + Fast Facts

Night Riders: Kenseth, Kahne Looking To End 0-fer

NASCAR logo Matt Kenseth and Kasey Kahne waged one of the memorable battles from the 2013 season. For nearly 20 laps, two of NASCAR’s marquee talents ran side-by-side, inches apart, navigating Bristol’s high banks in a thrilling show of expertise and competitive desire. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 09

NASCAR National Series News & Notes + Fast Facts

12-in-12: For Some, Enough Is Enough

NASCAR logo It’s been a nice run. And for the likes of Matt Kenseth and Brian Vickers and Kasey Kahne and a bunch of others, extending the “unique winners” streak at New Hampshire was a blast … at the time.

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Apr 22

NASCAR National Series News & Notes + Fast Facts

Over-Wait: When will Johnson, Kenseth quench wins thirst?

NASCAR logo Here’s a stat that properly illustrates how weird this Jimmie Johnson/Matt Kenseth “drought” is: The last time neither won any of the first eight races, Johnson wasn’t even in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series yet.

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Apr 08

NASCAR National Series News & Notes + Fast Facts

New Championship Format Plays No Favorites

NASCAR logo Jimmie Johnson and Matt Kenseth finished 1-2 in last year’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship standings, theoretically establishing them as favorites for the 2014 title. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 29

NASCAR National Series News & Notes + Fast Facts

NASCAR heavyweight slugfest heads to Texas

NASCAR logo Deadlocked.  Through seven rounds of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup™, two heavyweights have battled to a draw. Matt Kenseth and Jimmie Johnson boast identical point totals – 2,294 – entering Sunday’s AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway.

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Sep 24

NASCAR National Series News & Notes + Fast Facts

Kenseth pursues Chase history in Dover

NASCAR logoMatt Kenseth quietly is in pursuit of Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup™ history. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 23

Matt Kenseth wins at New Hampshire

Kenseth has first two wins in Chase

NASCAR Sprint Cup SeriesFor the second straight week, in the second race of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, Matt Kenseth led Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Kyle Busch to the finish line — and for Kenseth, who has struggled at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, that added a dreamlike quality to the victory. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 17

NASCAR National Series News & Notes + Fast Facts

Clutch City: Kenseth Holds Serve, Looks To Make More ‘Magic’

NASCAR logoMatt Kenseth pulled off a feat accomplished only once before. And in doing so, may have laid the foundation for a second NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship – a full decade after his first. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 25

Kenseth holds off Kahne to win Night Race at Bristol

Battle in final 13 laps is tight but Kenseth gets fifth win of season, clinches Chase berth

Bristol Motor Speedway logoWe’ve seen this script before, Matt Kenseth holding off Kasey Kahne in the closing laps of a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 16

The 8th Annual Canadian Motorsports Expo…

To be bigger and better than ever in wide-open hall 5

Canadian Motorsports Expo logo 2012The Canadian Racing Season Begins February 7, 8 & 9, 2014 at Toronto’s International Centre.

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Jul 01

Matt Kenseth wins action-packed Quaker State 400

Kenseth becomes first driver to four victories this season

Kentucky Speedway  2011-08-27About the only thing that could cast a cloud over Matt Kenseth’s fourth victory of the season was the hard hit Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Denny Hamlin suffered in Sunday’s Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway, a race postponed from Saturday because of rain. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 22

Kenseth wins STP 400 in Kansas

Kenseth gets second win at JGR

Matt Kenseth - photo © Tom Pennington -NASCAR via Getty ImagesKenseth gets 26th Cup win and joins Johnson, Busch as two-time winners in ’13. Matt Kenseth likened his victory in the STP 400 to a game of musical chairs — you had to be leading when the music stopped. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 07

NASCAR Acceleration Weekend 2013 previews new season

NASCAR Hall of Fame Induction, Driver Appearances, Q&As, Gen-6 Car Featured

NASCAR logoA long winter’s wait is over. NASCAR Acceleration Weekend 2013 rolls into Charlotte, N.C. Friday through Sunday signaling the beginning of the new season. Read the rest of this entry »

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