Found October 26, 2012 on
PLAYERS: Matt Kenseth
Matt Kenseth has been going to Martinsville Speedway for over a decade yet he has never consumed one of the tracks ‘legendary’ hot dogs. Appearing on Trackside on SPEED the former Sprint Cup Champion kept that streak alive. Given the opportunity to eat a Martinsville hot dog Kenseth did not seem interested. After some prodding the 40-year-old took one bite. You probably know what happened next. Almost immediately Kenseth turned around and spit it out. “That was not good advertising” Kenseth noted. The show moved on to questions from twitter. The first question was asking about the best advice you have ever been given. Kenseth wasted no time in replying “Don’t eat the Martinsville hot dogs.” In case you were wondering what exactly is a Martinsville hot dog. Jay Busbee of Yahoo Sports can answer that question. “Its ingredients are simple: pork, mechanically separated chicken, water, salt, as well as 2 percent or less of corn syrup, extrose, beef, flavorings, potassium lactate, sodium ...

Matt Kenseth TUMS Fast Relief 500 Race Preview

Matt Kenseth comes into the TUMS Fast Relief 500 looking for his third win in the Chase and that will be no easy task. In 25 prior starts at the Martinsville Speedway, Kenseth has a best finish of 2nd (2002), three top 5s, and eight top 10s. One year ago he finished 31st, but on the upside in the Spring he finished 4th. Team:   No. 17 Ford EcoBoost Fusion Crew Chief:       ...

NASCAR Bonus Points: Will Matt Kenseth win again with Roush Fenway Racing?

With Matt Kenseth’s third win on the year last week at Kansas, the Roush-Fenway’s senior (and departing) wheelman continued to resurrect his 2012 Chase. After starting his Chase trek with a languishing feel, the future Joe Gibbs driver has proceeded to win two out of the last three races and looks poised to make a run at a top-five points finish. That is, of course, not the most...

Ford Racing Martinsville Qualifying Report

Matt Kenseth led the way for the Ford Racing teams in qualifying for Sunday’s TUMS Fast Relief 500 from the Martinsville Speedway, putting his Fusion in the 6th position. Aric Almirola put his Fusion in the 10th place and David Ragan was the only other Ford in the top 20, qualifying in 16th. Below is post-qualifying reaction from those drivers and a few other Ford Racing drivers...
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