Found January 24, 2013 on Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News:
There are a lot of new faces at Joe Gibbs Racing, but these guys aren’t rookies. Matt Kenseth, 40, joined the JGR family after 12 seasons with Roush Fenway Racing. Despite not yet taking a single green flag with his new team, Kenseth is already feeling right at home, joking with NASCAR Sprint Cup Series teammates Denny Hamlin and Kyle Busch about which driver will deliver Gibbs his next championship. “Didn’t you already win a championship,” NASCAR Nationwide Series teammate Brian Vickers said in defense of Kenseth. “That was a long time ago,” Busch quipped. Jokes aside, Gibbs said Kenseth brings an added element to his race team that has everyone around the shop excited about the prospects for 2013 and beyond. “Adding Matt is a big deal,” Gibbs said during the final stop of the four-day NASCAR Sprint Media Tour hosted by Charlotte Motor Speedway. “I think he’s somebody that we all respect. I know that Denny, Kyle and Brian do. It’s a thrill for us to have him on board… This is probably

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Joe Gibbs Racing brings a new mix to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series this season, adding veteran Matt Kenseth to the lineup of Kyle Busch and Denny Hamlin. Ever since the move was announced, people have been predicting that the addition of Kenseth would change the team. They didn't see this coming, though. Kenseth, the 2003 Sprint Cup champion, is known for his consistent performances...

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The 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series campaign may go down as the best ever. Most of the teams kept the band together as 11 of the 12 Chase qualifiers stayed with their respective teams. The lone guy to change teams was defending Daytona 500 champion Matt Kenseth. The 2003 series champion left Roush Fenway Racing after 13 seasons to join Joe Gibbs Racing for 2013. It will be the first...
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