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  • • Matt Kenseth spins after tire issue in Turn 4 at Charlotte
    Brad Keselowski and Matt Kenseth both have tire issues in Turn 4 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, sending Kenseth for a spin....2020
  • • #TBT: Matt Kenseth nabs first Cup Series win in 2000 at Charlotte
    The 2000 Coca-Cola 600 was a Memorial Day weekend that Matt Kenseth will never forget. It was a rookie battle between Kenseth and Dale Earnhardt Jr. in the longest race of the season, which was made even longer due to rain. RELATED: 2000 Coca-Cola 600 results | Matt Kenseth driver page and stats Earnhardt Jr. […]...2020
  • Statistical Advance: Analyzing the Alsco Uniforms 500
    • Statistical Advance: Analyzing the Alsco Uniforms 500
    Top 10 Driver Ratings at Charlotte Jimmie Johnson……………………… 109.0 Kyle Busch…………………………….. 107.2 Denny Hamlin………………………….. 94.8 Tyler Reddick…………………………… 94.4...2020
  • • Matt Kenseth driving McDonald’s McDelivery scheme at Charlotte
    Matt Kenseth will continue his time behind the wheel of the No. 42 Chevrolet Camaro this weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway. This weekend Kenseth will switch up his paint scheme climbing into the McDonald’s sponsored car for the first time which will feature their McDelivery service. Long time fans of the 2003 Cup Series champion […]...2020
  • Statistical Advance: Analyzing the Coca-Cola 600
    • Statistical Advance: Analyzing the Coca-Cola 600
    Top 10 Driver Ratings at Charlotte Jimmie Johnson……………………… 108.9 Kyle Busch…………………………….. 107.4 Denny Hamlin………………………….. 97.0 Matt Kenseth……………………………. 94.8...2020
  • • Race Day Preview: Charlotte Motor Speedway
    Ford Drivers Seek To End Coca-Cola 600 Jinx On Sunday Around the turn of the century, Ford drivers—and, specifically, Roush Fenway Racing drivers—owned the Coca-Cola 600 (6 p.m. ET Sunday on FOX, PRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). Jeff Burton won the marquee NASCAR Cup Series event in 1999. Matt Kenseth followed in 2000. Burton won […]...2020
  • • Six Pack: Stories to Watch As Competition Heats Up At the 61st Coca-Cola 600
    Will Chase Elliott seek revenge after being wrecked out of Wednesday’s race by Kyle Busch? Will Jimmie Johnson make history in his final Coca-Cola 600 as a full-time driver? Can Matt Kenseth come out of retirement and take the checkers in the same race where he won 20 years ago? It‘s finally race week at […]...2020
  • Statistical Advance: Analyzing the Toyota 500
    • Statistical Advance: Analyzing the Toyota 500
    Top 10 Driver Ratings at Darlington Erik Jones……………………………… 107.4 Denny Hamlin………………………… 106.6 Kyle Busch…………………………….. 103.7 Kevin Harvick………………………&#...2020
  • • Kurt Busch Finishes 3rd in NASCAR’s Return at Darlington
    Kurt Busch tied his best finish of the season with a third-place effort at Darlington, NASCAR’s first race back amid the coronavirus pandemic. Sunday afternoon’s Real Heroes 400 was won by former teammate Kevin Harvick, but Busch had a consistent race, running near the front for most of the day. Matt Kenseth, Busch’s teammate at … The post Kurt Busch Finishes 3rd in NASCAR&...2020
  • • Matt Kenseth, Ryan Newman rediscover some magic in Darlington returns
    Sunday night, on Lap 210 of 293, Matt Kenseth did something he probably would have never expected to do in 2020. The 48-year-old from Wisconsin raced his way into the top 10 during a NASCAR Cup Series event at Darlington Raceway. Kenseth last competed in NASCAR's top division at the end of the 2018 season. […]...2020

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Matt Kenseth injury and suspension

  • • Matt Kenseth to replace Larson at Chip Ganassi Racing
    Larson was suspended from NASCAR indefinitely and fired from Chip Ganassi Racing earlier this month after using a racial slur during an iRacing stream.Ross Chastain was considered an early favorite for the ride, but sources have told Motorsport.com that CGR have chosen Matt Kenseth instead. The Associated Press also confirmed the news with Chip Ganassi himself.Kenseth, 48, has 39 wins and ...Keep ...2020
  • • MENCS: Joey Logano’s Season Lies in Limbo
    After finishing a disappointing 37th Sunday at his home track of New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Joey Logano’s 2017 title hopes are up in limbo. Logano, who is 52 points behind Matt Kenseth for the final playoff spot, was forced to the garage to fix his smoking No. 22 Team Penske machine midway through the Overton’s 301. It was while his crew was working on the car that NASCAR confiscated a rear sus...2017

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Matt Kenseth trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • NASCAR: Erik Jones working toward contract extension with Joe Gibbs Racing
    Erik Jones is currently working toward a contract extension to continue driving for Joe Gibbs Racing in the NASCAR Cup Series. Toward the middle of the 2017 NASCAR Cup Series, Joe Gibbs Racing confirmed that Erik Jones would replace 2003 Cup Series champion Matt Kenseth behind the wheel of the #20 Toyota beginning in the […] NASCAR: Erik Jones working toward contract extension with Joe Gibbs...2019
  • • Bump & Run: What are expectations for Matt Kenseth in the No. 6 car?
    Also how many races will Kevin Harvick and Kyle Busch win? Who is a driver outside a playoff spot worth keeping an eye on in the coming weeks?...2018
  • Matt Kenseth 1-on-1 with Kenny Wallace I NASCAR RACE DAY
    • Matt Kenseth 1-on-1 with Kenny Wallace I NASCAR RACE DAY
    Matt Kenseth goes 1-on-1 with Kenny Wallace to talk about stepping away from racing in the Cup Series and seeing what else life has to offer next year....2017
  • Matt Kenseth taking time off in 2018, possibly stepping away for good
    • Matt Kenseth taking time off in 2018, possibly stepping away for good
    Matt Kenseth is one of the biggest names on the free agent market in 2018, but he may not return to race at all next season....2017
  • • Kenseth wins pole for NASCAR's regular-season finale at Richmond
    Richmond, Va. • Matt Kenseth ran a fast lap at 122.421 mph Friday and won the pole at Richmond Raceway. The pole for the race Saturday night is the 20th of Kenseth’s career and comes in the last race to make the 16-driver NASCAR playoffs that begin next week in Chicago. Kenseth is in a precarious spot in the standings. He will start the race 15th in playoff points, but without the victory that wou...2017
  • • Kenseth wins pole for regular season finale at Richmond
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Matt Kenseth ran a fast lap at 122.421 mph Friday and won the pole at Richmond Raceway. The pole for the race Saturday night is the 20th of Kenseth’s career and comes in the last race to make the 16-driver NASCAR playoffs that begin next week in Chicago. Kenseth is in a precarious spot in the standings. He will start the race 15th in playoff points, but without the victory tha...2017
  • • Uncertainty Ahead for Matt Kenseth
    By David Morgan, NASCAR Editor Still without a win halfway through the 2017 season, Matt Kenseth now has other things to worry about as the second half of the year plays out, like where he might be driving next season and beyond. During a Friday morning media session at Kentucky Speedway, Kenseth was asked about his plans for 2018 as his contract with Joe Gibbs Racing expires at season’s end and t...2017
  • • The “Big One” at Talladega sends Chase Elliott and A.J. Allmendinger airborne
    You can tell when a race is about to end at Daytona and Talladega. The drivers aren’t giving up an inch and that usually leads to multi-car crashes. With 20 laps to go in the GEICO 500 at Talladega, 2nd place Chase Elliott and 3rd place A.J. Allmendinger got together to spark a 16 car crash that resulted in Elliott and Allmendinger to go airborne and Allmendinger to slide on his top down the backs...2017
  • • The 'Big One' at Talladega sends Chase Elliott and A.J. Allmendinger airborne
    You can tell when a race is about to end at Daytona and Talladega. The drivers aren’t giving up an inch and that usually leads to multi-car crashes.With 20 laps to go in the GEICO 500 at Talladega, 2nd place Chase Elliott and 3rd place A.J. Allmendinger got together to spark a 16-car crash that resulted in Elliott and Allmendinger going airborne and Allmendinger sliding on his top down the backstr...2017

Matt Kenseth stats

  • • #TBT: Matt Kenseth nabs first Cup Series win in 2000 at Charlotte
    The 2000 Coca-Cola 600 was a Memorial Day weekend that Matt Kenseth will never forget. It was a rookie battle between Kenseth and Dale Earnhardt Jr. in the longest race of the season, which was made even longer due to rain. RELATED: 2000 Coca-Cola 600 results | Matt Kenseth driver page and stats Earnhardt Jr. […]...2020
  • • Matt Kenseth scores top-10 finish in NASCAR return
    In his first NASCAR race since 2018, Matt Kenseth drove Chip Ganassi Racing's No. 42 Chevy to a 10th-place finish at Darlington Raceway....2020
  • • Race results, statistics from Matt Kenseth’s win at Phoenix
    Matt Kenseth pulls a surprise win at Phoenix in what may be the second-to-last race of his NASCAR Cup career....2017
  • • Matt Kenseth: ‘That’s the most competitive we’ve been at an intermediate track all season’
    Joe Gibbs Racing driver scores a fourth-place finish the day after announcing he plans to step away after the 2017 season....2017

Matt Kenseth kids, wife/husband, girlfriend/boyfriend, father/mother

  • • Kenseth dusting off firesuit for chance to win races again
    Matt Kenseth had a blissful year of retirement. It was free time he never had in 22 years of racing at NASCAR's national level. “It was really just spending time with Katie and the kids and every day we just woke up trying to find something fun to do as a family,” Kenseth said in an interview with The Associated Press....2020
  • • Kenseth dusting off firesuit for chance to win races again
    Matt Kenseth had transitioned into a full-time father after retiring from NASCAR...2020
  • • Surprised Kenseth on joining Ganassi: You dont always get those opportunities
    Matt Kenseth was able to enjoy one year of retirement before he decided it was a perfect time to get back in the saddle, again. But, boy, did he live it up. Kenseth spent the better part of 2019 traveling around the country with his wife, Katie, and four children, visiting his home state of […]...2020
  • • Johnson, Kenseth on bubble as Kansas elimination race looms
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Jimmie Johnson took time this week to drive the car pool for Hendrick Motorsports whiz kids Alex Bowman and William Byron, while Matt Kenseth joked last weekend about driving a school bus if he fails to find a ride for next season. Both would be happier driving in hopes of a Cup Series title next week. Johnson is in the eighth and final spot to avoid elimination in NASCAR’s...2017
  • • MENCS: Truex Saves Gas; Wins I LOVE NEW YORK 355 at The Glen
    (via NASCAR Wire Service) WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – At a track where his father raced, and a track where he was a “garage rat” as a child, Martin Truex Jr. won Sunday’s I LOVE NEW YORK 355 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race by slowing down over the closing laps. Truex let Brad Keselowski pass him for the lead on Lap 77 of 90. On instructions from crew chief Cole Pearn, Truex also let Ryan Blaney pas...2017

Top Matt Kenseth news

  • • Kenseth out of retirement to replace Larson
    Former NASCAR champion Matt Kenseth will again come out of retirement to compete for Chip Ganassi Racing as the replacement for fired driver Kyle Larson....2020
  • Dale Jarrett predicts Matt Kenseth will replace Kurt Busch in the No. 41 next season
    • Dale Jarrett predicts Matt Kenseth will replace Kurt Busch in the No. 41 next season
    Matt Kenseth all but retired from NASCAR after Sunday's race at Homestead but one Hall of Famer thinks he's not done racing yet....2017
  • • NASCAR’s huge disadvantage on display in Kyle Larson incident
    NASCAR’s huge disadvantage when compared to other sports was on full display in the fallout of Kyle Larson’s use of a racial slur. Chip Ganassi Racing made it official this past week that 2003 NASCAR Cup Series champion Matt Kenseth is set to replace Kyle Larson behind the wheel of the #42 Chevrolet for the […] NASCAR’s huge disadvantage on display in Kyle Larson incident -...2020
  • Kenseth Back in Victory Lane
    • Kenseth Back in Victory Lane
    Matt Kenseth captured his first win of the season in Sunday's Can-Am 500 at Phoenix Raceway....2017
  • • NASCAR: Matt Kenseth to replace Kyle Larson at Chip Ganassi Racing
    Matt Kenseth is set to replace Kyle Larson behind the wheel of the #42 Chevrolet at Chip Ganassi Racing for the remainder of the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season. 2003 NASCAR Cup Series champion Matt Kenseth has been named the replacement for Kyle Larson at Chip Ganassi Racing behind the wheel of the #42 Chevrolet […] NASCAR: Matt Kenseth to replace Kyle Larson at Chip Ganassi Racing - Beyond t...2020
  • Kenseth to Step Away in 2018
    • Kenseth to Step Away in 2018
    Matt Kenseth will take some time off at the conclusion of the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season....2017
  • • NASCAR: The irony of Chip Ganassi Racing’s decision
    There is plenty of irony when it comes to Chip Ganassi Racing’s decision to sign Matt Kenseth for the remainder of the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season. For the second time in the last three seasons, 2003 NASCAR Cup Series champion Matt Kenseth has un-retired and returning to NASCAR’s highest level, this time with Chip […] NASCAR: The irony of Chip Ganassi Racing’s decision - ...2020
  • • NASCAR Cup Series: Matt Kenseth granted a playoff waiver
    Matt Kenseth did not compete in any of the first four races of the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season, but he has been granted a playoff waiver. Despite the fact that he did not compete in any of the first four races of the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season, Matt Kenseth has been granted a […] NASCAR Cup Series: Matt Kenseth granted a playoff waiver - Beyond the Flag - Beyond the Flag - Your #1 Desti...2020
  • • NASCAR: Realistic expectations for Matt Kenseth in 2020
    Matt Kenseth has been tapped as the driver of the #42 Chevrolet for Chip Ganassi Racing for the remainder of the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season. What are realistic expectations for him? When racing resumes, Matt Kenseth will be getting back into a NASCAR Cup Series car for the first time since he finished in […] NASCAR: Realistic expectations for Matt Kenseth in 2020 - Beyond the Flag - Beyon...2020
  • • Matt Kenseth back to NASCAR as Larson replacement at Ganassi
    Former NASCAR champion Matt Kenseth will once again come out of retirement to compete for Chip Ganassi Racing...2020

Matt Kenseth schedule, game

  • • Path to the playoffs: What Matt Kenseth, Ryan Newman need to do to get in
    Matt Kenseth and Ryan Newman will each be making their highly anticipated returns to the NASCAR Cup Series when racing resumes Sunday, May 17 at Darlington Raceway (3:30 p.m. ET on FOX, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). Two of NASCAR's most decorated veterans, the pair of former Daytona 500 winners should inject a degree of excitement […]...2020
  • • Kenseth, Newman eligible for playoffs
    NASCAR has granted waivers for Matt Kenseth and Ryan Newman, making both drivers eligible for the playoffs. Kenseth was named the driver of the No. 42 car on Monday and will run the rest of the 2020 schedule. Newman has been out of action since a crash on the final lap of the season opening […]...2020
  • • NASCAR Cup Series: Matt Kenseth granted a playoff waiver
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  • • NASCAR approves playoff waivers for Ryan Newman, Matt Kenseth
    NASCAR announced Tuesday that it has approved playoff waivers for Ryan Newman and Matt Kenseth since they have missed races this season....2020
  • • Should NASCAR get rid of the playoffs?
    For 16 years, the question has been asked, and it will be asked for many years to come, provided nothing changes. Should NASCAR get rid of the playoffs? Matt Kenseth’s 2003 NASCAR Cup Series championship remains the final Cup Series championship won without playoffs in effect, and it likely will for the foreseeable future. The […] Should NASCAR get rid of the playoffs? - Beyond the Fla...2019
  • • NASCAR Cup: Front Row Motorsports reveals crew chief lineup
    On Wednesday, Front Row Motorsports revealed its Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series crew-chief lineup for 2019, announcing that Drew Blickensderfer will be the crew chief on the No. 34 Ford team of Michael McDowell, and Mike Kelley will be the crew chief for Matt Tifft on the No. 36 team. Derrick Finley, who was crew chief on the No. 34 team last year, remains with FRM, moving to the position Techni...2019
  • • Newman moving to Roush-Fenway in 2019
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Ryan Newman will drive full-time for Roush-Fenway Racing in the No. 6 Ford next season in NASCAR’s Cup series. The team announced the move Saturday at Richmond Raceway, hours before the second race of the playoffs. Newman did not make the playoffs. He has driven the No. 31 for Richard Childress Racing since 2014, but announced earlier this year he would leave the team at the e...2018
  • • Trevor Bayne will not drive No. 6 car in 2019
    Trevor Bayne will not be a part of the driver lineup for Roush Fenway Racing in 2019. Bayne had already seen his number of races for 2018 slimmed down as Matt Kenseth has made starts in the No. 6 Ford Fusion for the team. Now owner Jack Roush has stated that Bayne will not be in […]...2018
  • • Statistically Speaking: Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 at New Hampshire
    This week the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series invades the “Magic Mile” for the Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway. The track measures 1.058 miles in length with turns banked from two to seven degrees. Each straightaway is 1,500 feet in length. Groundbreaking for the track was in August of 1989, with the first MENCS race on July 11th, 1993 won by Rusty Wallace. There ha...2018
  • • NASCAR Cup: Matt Kenseth has 10 races left on 2018 schedule
    Roush Fenway Racing announced Wednesday the remainder of Matt Kenseth’s schedule behind the wheel of its No. 6 Ford he shares with Trevor Bayne in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. After Kenseth ran the car in the four most recent points-paying races and the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway, Bayne returns to the seat for the next race, June 24 at Sonoma ...2018

Matt Kenseth rumors, scandals

  • • Matt Kenseth a perfect choice for Ganassi
    Since Kyle Larson was removed as the driver of the Chip Ganassi Racing No. 42 there has been speculation as to who might replace the embattled former driver in that Chevrolet. On Monday that speculation was laid to rest as former NASCAR Cup Series champion Matt Kenseth was named as the new driver of that car for the remainder of the 2020 season. The 48-year-old Wisconsin native was the 2003 champi...2020
  • • Trevor Bayne Out at Roush in 2019
    Another domino falls and another seat is open in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series in 2019 as Jack Roush confirmed on Wednesday night that Trevor Bayne will not return to the team next season. The news that Bayne is without a ride in 2019 isn’t exactly surprising. Earlier in the year, Bayne was demoted from full-time to part-time in a shocking mid-season move, bringing Matt Kenseth back to the ...2018
  • • NASCAR Cup: Roush Fenway Racing makes Matt Kenseth’s hiring official
    After more than a day of speculation of Matt Kenseth returning to Roush Fenway Racing to share with Trevor Bayne the seat behind the wheel of the No. 6 Ford in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, Roush Fenway Racing made the news official Wednesday with an announcement at the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Uptown Charlotte, N.C. With backing from Wyndham Rewards, Kenseth will drive the No. 6 for a parti...2018
  • NASCAR results at Phoenix: Matt Kenseth spoils Chase Elliott's title hopes with late pass
    • NASCAR results at Phoenix: Matt Kenseth spoils Chase Elliott's title hopes with late pass
    Chase Elliott was in position for a shocking first win to advance to the championship race next Sunday but Matt Kenseth had other plans....2017

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