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2015 NSCS Toyota Owners 400 Q&A with Matt Kenseth

2015 NSCS Driver Matt Kenseth (Dollar General) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images MATT KENSETH, No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing How does it feel to come to Richmond after a win? "Yeah, it was good to get that win, obviously. It's been a long time, so that was I think great for everybody at JGR (Joe Gibbs Racing) and everybody on our team. It's always obviously boosts confidence and moral. As far as outlook for this weekend or approach, I don't feel like anything changes at all as far as our approach. Outlook, I'm not sure. This is one of those tracks that for me is very, very hard to predi​ct. Even after practice is over and qualifying is over, it's still hard for me to predict. It seems like the ... FULL STORY »

Young drivers lead Joe Gibbs Racing in NASCAR XFINITY Series

Joe Gibbs Racing Logo NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers Denny Hamlin and Matt Kenseth compete in the NASCAR XFINITY Series as well for Joe Gibbs Racing, but two young upcoming drivers have been carrying the program recently. Erik Jones, 18, has logged top-five finishes in ... FULL STORY »

J.D. Gibbs’ medical issues provide a rallying point for Joe Gibbs Racing teams

Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Dollar General Toyota, celebrates in Victory Lane with president of Joe Gibbs Racing J. D. Gibbs after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Budweiser Duel 1 at Daytona International Speedway on February 20, 2014 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo Credit: Tom Pennington / Getty Images) It would be a mistake to dismiss the recent success of Joe Gibbs Racing drivers as mere coincidence. In a star-crossed season for Toyota’s flagship organization, the medical issues confronting beloved team president J.D. Gibbs have become a rallying cry. JGR drivers ... FULL STORY »

Matt Kenseth 2015 NSCS Toyota Owners 400 Race Preview

2015 NSCS Driver Matt Kenseth on track in the No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Camry - Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images Matt Kenseth / No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Preview Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway No. 20 Dollar General Toyota News and Notes: JOE GIBBS RACING AT BRISTOL:  Joe Gibbs Racing has 99 Sprint Cup Series starts at Richmond and has earned ... FULL STORY »

Kenseth breaks 51-race drought with win at rain-soaked Bristol

Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Dollar General Toyota, takes the checkered flag to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway on April 19, 2015 in Bristol, Tennessee. - Photo Credit: Sarah Glenn/Getty Images BRISTOL, Tenn.—In a race delayed and interrupted by rain, and ended in overtime, Matt Kenseth broke a drought of more than a year’s standing in Sunday’s Food City 500 in Support of Steve Byrnes at Bristol Motor Speedway. In a NASCAR ... FULL STORY »

2015 NSCS Food City 500 Race Results & Point Standings

Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Dollar General Toyota, leads a pack of cars during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway on April 19, 2015 in Bristol, Tennessee. - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images From the pole to victory lane, Matt Kenseth broke a 51-race winless streak Saturday night, as he held off Jimmie Johnson in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Food City 500 in Support of Steve Byrnes and Stand Up to ... FULL STORY »

Matt Kenseth wins second Bristol pole in Friday’s time trials

Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Dollar General Toyota, celebrates with the Coors Light Pole Award after qualifying for the pole position for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway on April 17, 2015 in Bristol, Tennessee. - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images BRISTOL, Tenn.— If history repeats itself on Sunday at Bristol Motor Speedway, Matt Kenseth won’t have a problem with it. The last time Kenseth won a pole at the high-banked .533-mile short track—back in 2005—he followed with a victory in the ... FULL STORY »



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Toyota Racing 2015 NSCS Food City 500 Post-Qualifying Recaps
Posted 04.17.15
MATT KENSETH, No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing Starting Position:  1st How strong was the Camry in qualifying? "Our Dollar General Camry had some really good speed. Jason (Ratcliff, crew chief) and the guys made some really great adjustments. They had the very best for the last lap and we ...FULL STORY »
Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Dollar General Toyota, stands on the grid during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway on April 17, 2015 in Bristol, Tennessee. - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images
2015 NSCS Food City 500 Starting Lineup
Posted 04.17.15
Matt Kenseth, with a qualifying lap speed of 128.632 MPH, captured the pole Friday for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Food City 500 in Support of Steve Byrnes and Stand Up to Cancer, which will be held on Sunday at Bristol Motor Speedway (BMS). This was Kenseth's first series pole ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver Matt Kenseth (Dollar General) - Photo Credit: Justin Edmonds/Getty Images
2015 NSCS Food City 500 Q&A with Matt Kenseth
Posted 04.17.15
MATT KENSETH, No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing How has this track changed in recent years? "It's changed a lot over the years. It should be a little bit different with the spring race being later, although the forecast on Sunday might change that a little bit. Typically here ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver Matt Kenseth (Dollar General) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Matt Kenseth 2015 NSCS Food City 500 Race Preview
Posted 04.14.15
Matt Kenseth / No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Preview Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway No. 20 Dollar General Toyota News and Notes: JOE GIBBS RACING AT BRISTOL:  Joe Gibbs Racing has 98 Sprint Cup Series starts at Bristol and has earned seven wins, 20 top-five, and 34 top-ten finishes.  The organization ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver Matt Kenseth (Dollar General) - Photo Credit: Justin Edmonds/Getty Images
Matt Kenseth 2015 NSCS Duck Commander 500 Race Preview
Posted 04.07.15
Matt Kenseth / No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Preview Duck Commander 500 at Texas Motor Speedway No. 20 Dollar General Toyota News and Notes: JOE GIBBS RACING AT TEXAS:  Joe Gibbs Racing has 76 Sprint Cup Series starts at Texas Motor Speedway earning a total of four wins, 19 top-five, 33 top-ten finishes, ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver Matt Kenseth (Dollar General) - Photo Credit: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images
Mixed Feelings For Matt Kenseth
Posted 03.29.15
With 30 laps left in Sunday’s STP 500, Matt Kenseth surged into the lead past Tony Stewart, who was driving on old tires. But Kenseth couldn’t hold the position. He lost the top spot to race winner and Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Denny Hamlin on Lap 473 and later gave way ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver Matt Kenseth (Dollar General) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Matt Kenseth 2015 NSCS STP 500 Race Preview
Posted 03.24.15
Matt Kenseth / No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Preview STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway No. 20 Dollar General Toyota News and Notes: JOE GIBBS RACING AT MARTINSVILLE:  Joe Gibbs Racing has 98 Sprint Cup Series starts at Martinsville Speedway earning a total of seven wins, 31 top-five, 51 top-ten finishes, and eight poles.  ...FULL STORY »
NSCS Driver Denny Hamlin (Sport Clips) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Promising starts end badly for Denny Hamlin, Matt Kenseth
Posted 03.23.15
FONTANA, Calif.— At the track closest to Toyota Racing Development’s headquarters in Costa Mesa, Toyota drivers Matt Kenseth and Denny Hamlin had their most promising runs of the season—until the promises were broken, that is. In Kenseth’s case, it was a broken axle. After NASCAR called a caution on Lap 185 ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver Matt Kenseth on track in the No. 20 DeWALT Toyota Camry - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images
Matt Kenseth 2015 NSCS Auto Club 400 Race Preview
Posted 03.17.15
Matt Kenseth / No. 20 DEWALT Toyota Preview Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway No. 20 DEWALT Toyota News and Notes: KENSETH BY THE NUMBERS: In 22 Sprint Cup Series starts at Fontana, Kenseth has completed 5,188 of 5,190 laps (99.9 percent) and has led for a total of 526 laps.  Kenseth ...FULL STORY »


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