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Today was the official announcement stating that Matt Kenseth would race for Joe Gibbs Racing in 2013. It has been rumored for months that Kenseth would drive the No. 20 Toyota for JGR but the thing everyone wanted to know was why?
Why would Matt Kenseth, a former series champion, and two time winner of the Daytona 500 leave an organization that he had so much success with? Why would Kenseth leave an organization he elevated to the upper echelon of NASCAR for over a decade?
I heard nothing about winding down or ending his career at Joe Gibbs Racing.
Kenseth made two statements that [...]
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Matt Kenseth, driver of the No. 17 for Roush Fenway Racing announced earlier this week that he is leaving RFR and headed to Joe Gibbs Racing in 2013. In doing so, he will be leaving the #17 Ford that he has driven since 1999. We have compiled 17 of his most memorable paint schemes from through out his rich history at Roush Fenway. We bid him fair well at the end of the year onto...
Matt Kenseth, driver of the #17 Ford Fusion for Roush Fenway Racing (RFR) announced today that he is going to Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) to drive the #20 Home Depot Toyota in 2013.
Jason Ratlcliff will be his crew chief.
Fans have been waiting for this announcement for months. Kenseth first mentioned he was leaving RFR in June, but didn’t give any details as to where he was...
Matt Kenseth is bringing his shtick -- and a whole arsenal of tricks -- to Joe Gibbs Racing in 2013.
"Surprise," the 2003 NASCAR Cup champion said to start the news conference formally naming him as the future driver of the No. 20 Home Depot/Dollar General Toyota on Tuesday.
But it really was no surprise at all. Not after the shock wore off from the initial announcement...
Matt Kenseth has made his move to Joe Gibbs Racing official, more than two months after he told Roush Fenway Racing he was leaving.
Kenseth won his second Daytona 500 this season and is one of the top contenders for this year's Sprint Cup championship. But he decided in June that his 13th Cup season with Jack Roush would be his last.
He was unable to explain his reasoning in...
The worst kept secret in NASCAR has finally been reveled. Matt Kenseth has officially signed with Joe Gibbs Racing.
Kenseth, who won the season opening Daytona 500, is currently third in Sprint Cup points heading into Saturday night’s race in Richmond,Va. will drive the No.20 Toyota beginning in 2013 with split sponsorship from The Home Depot and Dollar General.
Joe Gibbs Racing announces today that 2003 NASCAR Cup SeriesChampion and two-time Daytona 500 winner, Matt Kenseth, has signed with theteam to drive the No. 20 Toyota Camry with sponsorship from Dollar General andThe Home Depot starting in 2013. “We are thrilled to be able toofficially announce Matt will join Joe Gibbs Racing starting at the conclusionof this season,” said Joe...
Homestead-Miami Speedway and the United States Coast Guard Seventh District Regional MWR Office located in Base Miami Beach will welcomeChase for The NASCAR Sprint Cup qualifier Matt Kenseth to South Florida for a series of activities on Tuesday (September 11). Kenseth will arrive at the Miami Beach base at approximately 11:15 a.m. on the 11th. He will go out to sea aboard the...
Matt Kenseth was the first driver in the series of NASCAR drivers to land new jobs in 2013. With the announcement earlier in the 2012 season, Matt Kenseth announced his departure from Roush Fenway Racing, the team he has been with since his Cup Series debut in 2000. After more than 12 years with the [...]
It had basically been confirmed for months – ever since Matt Kenseth announced he was leaving Roush Fenway Racing at the end of the season in June – but Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) made it official today: Kenseth, the defending Daytona 500 champion, will replace Joey Logano as driver of the No. 20 Toyota in [...]
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Well, NASCAR's version of the Carousel has begun, only a little bit earlier than normal.
Matt Kenseth made it official today and was announced, well actually, presented as the newest driver for the Joe Gibbs Racing team. Kenseth is leaving long-time partner Roush-Fenway racing after 15-years. And he will be replacing...
Joe Gibbs Racing has a 1pm EST press conference scheduled to announce they have signed 2003 NASCAR Sprint Cup champion Matt Kenseth to a multi-year deal. It is assumed that The Home Depot will stay on the #20 Toyota. The exact number of races is unknown, as this year was the first they split time with other sponsors, including Dollar General. We will update when we learn more at 1 PM.
Matt Kenseth announced today that he will pilot the No. 20 Toyota in 2013 for Joe Gibbs Racing. Kenseth will fill the seat currently occupied by Joey Logano. With Kenseth coming that means Logano is out next season and JGR president J.D. Gibbs made it sound today that Logano would be heading to Penske's No. 22 ride next season.
Gibbs said, "Logano wasn't thrilled, but...
Matt Kenseth and Joey Logano are set for 2013 and beyond as of Tuesday. But, as of now the only driver to join them is Martin Truex Jr. whom of which signed an extension with Michael Waltrip Racing until 2015. But, there are still plenty of key free-agents which are left searching for a ride [...]
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During the press conference to introduce Matt Kenseth as Joe Gibbs Racing’s new driver, J.D. Gibbs explained what they had planned to do with Joey Logano, had they kept him, and what they want to do with the Nationwide Series teams in 2013.
When they began talking to Kenseth, the plan was to put Logano down into the Nationwide Series full time with a couple of Sprint Cup Series...