Matt Kenseth has 13 starts at the Kansas Speedway, but no victories to his credit so far. He has been able to earn a pole, 4 top 5s, and 7 top 10 finishes in those 13 starts. He finished fourth one year ago and again mirrored that in the spring at this race. He sits 11th in points and needs a strong run to continue a mark up the Chase ladder.
Team: No. 17 Zest Ford Fusion
Crew Chief: Jimmy Fennig
Chassis: Primary: RK-826 (brand new chassis)
Matt Kenseth on racing at Kansas Speedway: “They did a really nice job with the repave at Kansas Speedway. They put a little bit more banking in it and the track was really smooth when we went out there for our test. It reminded me a lot of Las Vegas after they changed that track. I’m not sure if they did or not, but it seems like they narrowed up the groove a lot, especially in Turn 1. As much as they have been dragging tires and getting everyone out on the track at Kansas, I think it will be go...