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MATT KENSETH RUMORS & GOSSIP

Encouragement for Kenseth

Seeking his first win of the season, not to mention the accompanying ticket to the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, Matt Kenseth was fastest in opening practice on Friday at IMS. Not one to get overly enthused about a performance in practice, Kenseth nevertheless was encouraged by the speed of his No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota. “I felt like we had a really good hour-and-a-half...

Matt Kenseth and JGR make it a long term relationship

In a time and era where wins mean little and sponsorships mean survival, Joe Gibbs Racing announced that they have extended their contract with Matt Kenseth.  In the same press conference that announced that Dollar General not only will be with JGR and the No. 20 team for the 2015 season and beyond, but that they were also upping the number of races they will sponsor, we heard there...
Via 110 Nation Sports
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Statistical Preview of the Quaker State 400 at Kentucky

The Sprint Cup Series makes its fourth visit to Kentucky Speedway, with both Ford and Chevrolet still looking to get the winners' circle for the first time. Joe Gibbs Toyotas have won here twice but one Chevy driver stands out as the most likely to get his manufacturer on the board: Jimmie Johnson led 182 laps in the 2013 race, has top-10 finishes in all 3 races at Kentucky...
Via Racing-reference
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Matt Kenseth crashes into wall hard at Sonoma

Matt Kenseth took a hard hit into the tire barrier at Sonoma Raceway during Sunday’s running of the Toyota Save Mart 350. Kenseth and Dale Earnhardt Jr. were racing side by side on a narrow part of the track when Earnhardt’s car hit a curb and made contact with Kenseth’s No. 20. At that point Kenseth’s car took a hard right destroying his front end and giving his first career...
Via Tireball.com
June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Interview: Nascar Matt Kenseth Talks Designing Limited Edition Watch With Citizen Eco-Drive

Nascar driver and Citizen Eco-Drive brand ambassador Matt Kenseth has the ultimate watch for a champion. We caught up with the 2-time Daytona 500 champ here in NYC to further elaborate on his current limited-edition primo watch collaboration with the Citizen Eco-Drive. In a brief coversation, Matt talked to MTS about his relationship with Citizen Eco-Drive, the Matt Kenseth limited...
Via More Than Stats
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Kenseth Has Theory On Penske Qualifying Dominance

Matt Kenseth didn’t want to “open a can of worms” on Friday after qualifying at the Bristol Motor Speedway, but with him comments on qualifying he might have. Kenseth was asked why he thought Team Penske was dominating the new knockout qualifying format and didn’t hold back. “Without opening a[...]
Via Start 'N' Park Blog
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Kenseth taking title fight in stride

Matt Kenseth strode into Thursday's NASCAR championship contenders press conference at Homestead-Miami Speedway loose and relaxed, as if he were ahead of Jimmie Johnson by 28 points instead of the other way around. On the stage of the Homestead Media Center, Kenseth, Johnson and third-place Kevin Harvick whispered one-liners with each other and occasionally cracked wise, a sharp...
Via Fox Sports
November 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Kenseth, team must return to basics

Matt Kenseth and the No. 20 just had a horrible weekend in Phoenix. There has to be huge disappointment in that camp right now because the odds are really stacked against them being able to win the championship now. They had taken the points lead into the Chase and, remember, went right out there and won the first two Chase races. There was a period there where they looked unstoppable...
Via Fox Sports
November 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Texas sequel coming for JJ, Kenseth?

If history is any indication, Sunday's AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway ought to be a sensational race. Matt Kenseth and Jimmie Johnson come into the Lone Star state tied for the NASCAR Sprint Cup points lead with three races to go, and their stats at the wicked-fast 1.5-mile TMS track are very similar: Kenseth has 22 starts, two victories, 12 top-five and 15 top-10 finishes...
Via Fox Sports
October 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Kenseth eyes rebound after 'Dega

The Talladega "shuffle" bit Matt Kenseth on Sunday. Kenseth entered last weekend with a four-point advantage in the Chase standings. After he was mired in traffic and finished 20th, he traded places with new leader Jimmie Johnson. Certainly, it's not the position Kenseth wanted to be in entering Martinsville Speedway this weekend. All week long the pundits have given...
Via Fox Sports
October 25, 2013  |  Discuss
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