NSCS: Kenseth and Edwards Challenged by Pit Road Issues at Texas

Joe Gibbs Racing had cars that were dominate at Texas Motor Speedway for the Duck Commander 500, with their drivers leading the majority of the laps throughout the night. While Kyle Busch wound up winning the race, it wasn’t as kind to some of their other drivers, Carl Edwards and Matt Kenseth, as they both had issues later on after they had ran up front through the first half...
Via On Pit Road
4 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Kenseth’s Bad Luck Continues At Texas

Matt Kenseth is winless in 2016, but not due to him not driving and picking-up spots on the track. The driver of the No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota has been contending for wins all season, but pit miscues and on-track incidents have kept him out of victory lane. Kenseth was leading at as the white flag flew in the Great American Race in February before he shuffled back to 14th in...
Via Rubbings Racing
5 days ago  |  Discuss


REID SPENCER/NASCAR WIRE SERVICE Matt Kenseth has an excellent history at Texas Motor Speedway. Unfortunately, it’s not recent history. “Ironically, Texas is one of those places, that when I was at Roush, it was probably my best track,” Kenseth said on Tuesdayduring a question-and-answer session with reporters at the NASCAR Hall of Fame. “Even in years when we didn’t run...
Via On Pit Road
6 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Texas may cure Matt Kenseth’s ‘slow’ start

NASCAR WIRE SERVICE At first glance, it’s easy to perceive Matt Kenseth’s start to the 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season as “slow.” The No. 20 Toyota driver only has one top-10 finish in the first six races, one year after amassing five victories and 19 top-10 showings. “The results have been disappointing, but we’ve ran pretty well,” said Kenseth, who ranks 14th...
Via On Pit Road
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Kenseth-Logano feud part of Martinsville promotional push

Matt Kenseth and Joey Logano stirred up plenty of controversy in the last NASCAR race at Martinsville Speedway. The track hopes the rumble can boost ticket sales. Kenseth-Logano II isn't exactly on the poster for the upcoming race weekend but highlights of the run-in between the drivers that earned Kenseth a two-race suspension have been used to advertise the race. It raised...
Via Associated Press
15 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: NASCAR Meets with Matt Kenseth Ahead of Return at Homestead-Miami Speedway

The #FreeMatt campaign is over. Matt Kenseth will make his return to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series this weekend at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Kenseth has spent the previous two races sitting on the sidelines after NASCAR suspended him for intentionally wrecking Joey Logano at Martinsville Speedway. The contact between the pair at Martinsville was as a result of retaliation for Logano...
Via On Pit Road
November 16, 2015  |  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

Matt Kenseth Suspended Two Races For Intentionally Wrecking Joey Logano

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Looking to squash any notion that the drivers are running amok on the track, NASCAR suspended Matt Kenseth for two races Tuesday for intentionally wrecking Joey Logano in an act of retaliation that dramatically changed the lineup of drivers in the running for the championship. The penalty levied against Kenseth is fairly unprecedented. Drivers have been suspended...
November 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Matt Kenseth Wrecks Joey Logano At Martinsville; Was It Payback? (Video)

Matt Kenseth had a score to settle and was more than willing to do so Sunday. The veteran NASCAR driver was at the center of controversy when he appeared to intentionally wreck race leader Joey Logano on Lap 455 at Martinsville. Logano was running out front and was poised to advance in the Chase for the Sprint Cup when Kenseth — who wasn’t even in the lead lap — got into Logano’s...
November 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Matt Kenseth Pre-Race Report – Michigan

Matt Kenseth / No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Preview Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway No. 20 Dollar General Toyota News and Notes: KENSETH BY THE NUMBERS AT MICHIGAN: In 32 Sprint Cup Series career starts at Michigan, Matt Kenseth has an average finish of 10.5.  He’s completed 6,080 of 6,233 (97.5 percent) career laps, and has led for a total of 289 laps...
Via Motor Racing Digest
August 11, 2015  |  Discuss

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