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  • Chip Ganassi Racing and AdventHealth raise awareness for Breast Cancer in Kansas
    • Chip Ganassi Racing and AdventHealth raise awareness for Breast Cancer in Kansas
    The No. 42 Chevrolet, driven by Matt Kenseth, takes on a new look and picks up a passenger this weekend at Kansas Speedway as Chip Ganassi Racing (CGR) and AdventHealth race to highlight breast cancer awareness. The No. 42 AdventHealth Chevrolet will include pink accents to honor and celebrate breast cancer patients and remind women […]...2020
  • • NASCAR officials: Kyle Larson applies for reinstatement
    NASCAR officials indicated Friday that Kyle Larson applied for reinstatement earlier this week. Larson’s NASCAR membership was suspended April 13, one day after his use of a racial slur during an iRacing event. Chip Ganassi Racing fired the 28-year-old driver on April 14, later tapping Matt Kenseth to replace him in the No. 42 Chevrolet. […]...2020
  • • Trevor Bayne, Take II: Fresh Start in NASCAR After Rough Roush Fenway Ending
    Two years ago, Trevor Bayne‘s NASCAR career looked bleak, having been let go from Roush Fenway Racing prior to the 2019 season. Bayne, then-27 years old, competed in 21 of 36 races during the 2018 NASCAR Cup Series season, splitting the ride with 2003 series champion Matt Kenseth. But after spending the bulk of the … The post Trevor Bayne, Take II: Fresh Start in NASCAR After Rough Rou...2020
  • • Entry List: 2020 Bank of America 400
    The NASCAR Cup Series Round of 12 will conclude at the Charlotte ROVAL, and 38 drivers will be making left- and right-hand turns when the Cup Series races there for the third time. Full-time drivers Timmy Hill and Daniel Suarez are the only two driving unchartered entries in the race. 48-year-old Matt Kenseth will make … The post Entry List: 2020 Bank of America 400 appeared first on Frontst...2020
  • • Up to Speed: The Parallel Careers of Jimmie Johnson and Matt Kenseth
    With the 2020 season entering its final stage, NASCAR is beginning to look toward next year.  This last week in September brought considerable news regarding driver lineups for 2021.  There have also been rumors that major changes could be in store for the Cup Series schedule.  But even as more news trickles out about the … The post Up to Speed: The Parallel Careers of Jimmie Johnson and Mat...2020
  • • Chastain snags Ganassi Cup ride in busy NASCAR free agency
    Ross Chastain snagged one of the coveted open Cup seats on Monday in a promotion at Chip Ganassi Racing to drive the No. 42 next season. The No. 42 Chevrolet at Ganassi has been filled by Matt Kenseth, who came out of retirement to drive after Kyle Larson was fired in April. Chastain, a 27-year-old Ganassi development driver, could have gotten the nod when the seat first opened....2020
  • • NASCAR: All eyes on Bubba Wallace after Ross Chastain deal
    Ross Chastain, not Bubba Wallace, is set to replace Matt Kenseth at Chip Ganassi Racing for the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season. Wallace had been offered the seat. In a move that many believed would be made back in April when Kyle Larson was fired after losing multiple sponsors due to his use of a […] NASCAR: All eyes on Bubba Wallace after Ross Chastain deal - Beyond the Flag - Beyond the Fla...2020
  • • Ross Chastain to take Cup ride with Chip Ganassi Racing No. 42 team in 2021
    Ross Chastain will drive the No. 42 Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet full-time in the NASCAR Cup Series starting in 2021, the team announced Monday. Chastain, who currently has a full-time ride in the NASCAR Xfinity Series with Kaulig Racing, will take over for Matt Kenseth, who has held the seat since May after Kyle Larson […]...2020
  • • Ross Chastain to drive for Chip Ganassi Racing
    Chastain will Matt Kenseth, who was hired in April to take over the car after Kyle Larson was fired....2020
  • • Ross Chastain Moving to Cup With CGR in 2021
    Ross Chastain will drive the No. 42 Chevrolet Camaro for Chip Ganassi Racing in the NASCAR Cup Series in 2021, Motorsport reports. According to Motorpsort, an announcement could come as soon as today, Sept. 21. Chastain will replace Matt Kenseth in the No. 42 after Kenseth took over earlier this season for Kyle Larson, who … The post Ross Chastain Moving to Cup With CGR in 2021 appeared firs...2020

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Matt Kenseth injury and suspension

  • • NASCAR officials: Kyle Larson applies for reinstatement
    NASCAR officials indicated Friday that Kyle Larson applied for reinstatement earlier this week. Larson’s NASCAR membership was suspended April 13, one day after his use of a racial slur during an iRacing event. Chip Ganassi Racing fired the 28-year-old driver on April 14, later tapping Matt Kenseth to replace him in the No. 42 Chevrolet. […]...2020
  • • 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: All eyes on Bubba Wallace after Ross Chastain deal
    Ross Chastain, not Bubba Wallace, is set to replace Matt Kenseth at Chip Ganassi Racing for the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season. Wallace had been offered the seat. In a move that many believed would be made back in April when Kyle Larson was fired after losing multiple sponsors due to his use of a […] NASCAR: All eyes on Bubba Wallace after Ross Chastain deal - Beyond the Flag - Beyond the Fla...2020
  • • NASCAR: 5 possible Chip Ganassi Racing drivers for 2021
    Kyle Larson lost his ride with Chip Ganassi Racing after using a racial slur, and he was replaced by Matt Kenseth for the rest of the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season. But who are five possible drivers for the team in the 2021 season? Kyle Larson, whose contract with Chip Ganassi Racing was set to […] NASCAR: 5 possible Chip Ganassi Racing drivers for 2021 - Beyond the Flag - Beyond the Flag - ...2020
  • • 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

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
  • • NASCAR: Why Matt Kenseth is the wrong choice for Chip Ganassi Racing
    Matt Kenseth coming back is a great feel-good story for NASCAR and definitely gives the fans something to look forward to. But I have a few questions. When I first heard the announcement that Matt Kenseth would replace Kyle Larson at Chip Ganassi Racing behind the wheel of the #42 Chevrolet for the rest of […] NASCAR: Why Matt Kenseth is the wrong choice for Chip Ganassi Racing - Beyond the ...2020
  • • NASCAR: Is Joey Logano setting himself up for another disaster?
    After admitting to intentionally costing Chase Elliott a win on Sunday in the late stages of the NASCAR Cup Series race at Homestead-Miami Speedway, is Joey Logano setting himself up for another Matt Kenseth-like Martinsville disaster? The feud between NASCAR‘s most popular driver and one of the sport’s most disliked characters continued in a rather […] NASCAR: Is Joey Logano set...2020
  • • Matt Kenseth — yes, really —to replace Kyle Larson in the No. 42 car for the rest of 2020
    The 2003 Cup Series champ is coming back....2020
  • • NASCAR: Why Matt Kenseth is the right choice for Chip Ganassi Racing
    Matt Kenseth is making another unexpected return to the NASCAR Cup Series after being hired by Chip Ganassi Racing to drive the #42 Chevrolet. With all things considered, the team chose the right driver to replace the recently released Kyle Larson. It was announced Monday that 48-year old, 2003 NASCAR Cup Series champion Matt Kenseth […] NASCAR: Why Matt Kenseth is the right choice for Chip ...2020

Matt Kenseth videos

  • All of Matt Kenseths Nascar WinsAll of Matt Kenseths Nascar Wins
  • NASCAR Matt Kenseth Wins at Phoenix, also adds some humor to it.NASCAR Matt Kenseth Wins at Phoenix, also adds some humor to it.
  • Matt Kenseth on how he was offered to drive the No. 42 car | NASCAR ON FOXMatt Kenseth on how he was offered to drive the No. 42 car | NASCAR ON FOX
  • Matt Kenseth vs Joey Logano Payback Martinsville Fall 2015 [Full]Matt Kenseth vs Joey Logano Payback Martinsville Fall 2015 [Full]
  • Sparks fly between Kenseth, Keselowski after raceSparks fly between Kenseth, Keselowski after race
  • Matt Kenseth: Age is Just a Number in NASCARMatt Kenseth: Age is Just a Number in NASCAR
  • NASCAR Feuds: Tony Stewart vs. Matt KensethNASCAR Feuds: Tony Stewart vs. Matt Kenseth
  • Matt Kenseth Deserves His 2003 ChampionshipMatt Kenseth Deserves His 2003 Championship
  • Final lap Las Vegas NASCAR race, Matt Kenseth wins!Final lap Las Vegas NASCAR race, Matt Kenseth wins!
  • Matt Kenseth turns final laps in No. 20Matt Kenseth turns final laps in No. 20

Matt Kenseth schedule, game

  • • Up to Speed: The Parallel Careers of Jimmie Johnson and Matt Kenseth
    2020
  • • Ross Chastain to take Cup ride with Chip Ganassi Racing No. 42 team in 2021
    2020
  • • Phil Surgen Named Crew Chief for Matt Kenseth
    Phil Surgen will be the new crew chief for Matt Kenseth‘s No. 42 Chevrolet this weekend at Michigan International Speedway, Chip Ganassi Racing announced Tuesday, Aug. 4. Surgen, previously a race engineer for the team, is scheduled to be atop the pit box for the remainder of the 2020 season, replacing Chad Johnston. Johnston has … The post Phil Surgen Named Crew Chief for Matt Kenseth...2020
  • • Hamlin on Brickyard tire issue: "You saw the end result"
    While Harvick led the most laps in the race, Hamlin came out with the lead following a late-race round of green-flag pit stops.But on Lap 154 of the scheduled 160, Hamlin’s right-front tire blew, sending him hard into the wall and with it his hopes of his first career 400 victory. Harvick inherited the lead and then held off Matt Kenseth in overtime to claim his third win in the ...Keep readi...2020
  • • Harvick tops Kenseth in OT to snag third Brickyard 400 win
    Harvick got a big push from Stewart-Haas Racing teammate Cole Custer on the start of a two-lap overtime and held off Matt Kenseth to win Sunday’s Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.Harvick led the most laps (68) but didn’t grab the lead for the final time until then-leader Denny Hamlin blew a right-front tire with six of the scheduled 160 laps remaining.The win is the fourth ...Keep read...2020
  • • 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
    2020
  • • 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

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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