NSCS: Dollar General to Leave NASCAR at Season’s End

Tennessee based retail chain Dollar General announced on Monday afternoon they will be leaving NASCAR and will not sponsor Matt Kenseth’s No. 20 Toyota Camry at the end of the 2016 season. In a statement released by Dollar General, the company confirmed it would not return to Kenseth and Joe Gibbs Racing or align themselves with another driver or team past this season. “Dollar...
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Dollar General leaving Joe Gibbs Racing, NASCAR at end of season

Tennessee-based Dollar General is leaving Joe Gibbs Racing and NASCAR altogether  after this season.The decision by Dollar General to pull out of the sport was first reported Monday by The Sports Business Daily.In a statement provided to, the retail chain confirmed it would not return to Matt Kenseth and the No. 20 JGR Toyota, where this year it is the car’s primary...
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NASCAR official admits parts of new format 'created a lot of confusion'

After Saturday night's Sprint All-Star Race format didn't go as planned, Scott Miller, NASCAR's senior vice president of competition, spoke outside of the Sprint Cup Series hauler at Charlotte Motor Speedway.Drivers and fans alike were thoroughly confused throughout the event."We've had a format that we've never done before, and we worked diligently trying to come up with every scenario...
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Tony Stewart after wreck: 'Most screwed-up All-Star Race ever'

All heck broke loose on Lap 23 of the second 50-lap segment of Saturday night's Sprint All-Star race, with a total of four cars suffering major damage in a wild wreck.Among those whose nights were ended by the wreck was three-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Tony Stewart, who is retiring at the end of the season and was driving in his last All-Star event. Stewar's car was completely...
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WATCH: Matt Kenseth, Tony Stewart Involved in Big Wreck - All-Star - 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup

NASCAR: Chase Elliott attempts to get to pit road and stacks up the field behind him, starting a wreck that involves Tony Stewart, Matt Kenseth, and Kasey Kahne.
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DW: Kenseth earned win at Dover the hard way

A number of years ago the FOX NASCAR portion of the broadcast season would end for us in Dover in late May or early June. The catch-phrase you would always hear us use was "It's over in Dover." After last Sunday's race, I think Matt Kenseth is saying that same thing to himself. For him it was finally over in Dover and I mean that in a real positive way.Matt finally seemed to get...
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Chase Grid: Kenseth qualifies, Elliott earns big gain after Dover

Matt Kenseth became the eighth driver to qualify for the Chase for the Sprint Cup.
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6 days ago

Winners And Losers – Dover Edition

© 2016, Nigel KinradeNKP Posted by Brandon Whitton – follow on twitter @whittonbm May 16, 2016 AAA 400 Drive For Autism at Dover International Speedway ©2016, Russell LaBountyNKP Winners: Matt Kenseth – After a season of close calls and crushing disappointments, Kenseth finally knocked down the door to victory lane Sunday afternoon for his third win at Dover and 37th of...
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WATCH: Matt Kenseth Holds Off Kyle Larson for Win - Dover - 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup

NASCAR: Matt Kenseth holds off repeated challenges from Kyle Larson for his first win of the 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup season.
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Opinion: NASCAR Misses the Mark in Heavy Handed Penalty Against Matt Kenseth

Logan Whitton/NKP Posted By: David Morgan – Follow at @damorgan86 November 4, 2015 On Tuesday, NASCAR dropped the hammer with a heavy handed penalty against Matt Kenseth for his role in intentionally wrecking Joey Logano in the waning laps at Martinsville. After deliberating for two days following the race, NASCAR suspended Kenseth for the next two races at Texas and Phoenix...
Via Motor Racing Digest
November 04, 2015  |  Discuss

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