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Oct 17
Friday

Short Strokes

Clint Bowyer, driver of the No. 15 Pink Lemonade 5Hr Energy benefiting LBBC Toyota, stands in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway on October 17, 2014 in Talladega, Alabama. (Photo Credit: Matt Sullivan / Getty Images) Clint Bowyer was fastest in opening NASCAR Sprint Cup Series practice at Talladega, posting a lap at 200.385 mph in the draft, as drivers prepare for the new split-field, short-session qualifying format that will debut at the 2.66-mile speedway on Saturday afternoon. Two other drivers topped the 200 mph mark, Aric Almirola and Jamie McMurray. In a second practice session that featured a lower number of drivers choosing to participate (21 versus 46 in the opening session), Kyle Busch was quickest at 195.205 mph, followed by Kyle Larson and Kasey Kahne. In eighth place, with a one-point edge over Matt Kenseth for the final transfer position into the Chase’s Eliminator Round, Kahne likely needs a strong finish on Sunday to keep his ... FULL STORY »

Five days later, Matt Kenseth and Brad Keselowski still have their differences

TALLADEGA, Ala.— The Battle of Pit Road may have ended Saturday night, but the war of words is far from over. Matt Kenseth and Brad Keselowski traded paint on the race track during Saturday night’s Bank of America 500 at Charlotte ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS GEICO 500 Q&A with Matt Kenseth

Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Home Depot/Husky Toyota - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images MATT KENSETH, No. 20 Home Depot Husky Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing How do you approach Talladega knowing how critical it is to transfer in the Chase? "Obviously this is one that everybody has been worried about.  In this round, we have ... FULL STORY »

Matt Kenseth 2014 NSCS GEICO 500 Race Preview

NSCS Driver Matt Kenseth on track in the No. 20 Home Depot Let's Do This Toyota Camry - Photo Creit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images Matt Kenseth / No. 20 Home Depot Toyota Preview GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway No. 20 Dollar General Toyota News and Notes: KENSETH BY THE NUMBERS: In 29 Sprint Cup Series starts at Talladega, Kenseth has completed 5,182 of 5,492 laps (94.4 percent) ... FULL STORY »

Tempers Ignite Post Race At Charlotte Motor Speedway

Brad Keselowski (second from left), driver of the #2 Detroit Genuine Parts Ford, speaks with the media after the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on October 11, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo Credit: Streeter Lecka / Getty Images) In what seemed like a relatively calm finish in Saturday night’s Bank of America 500, the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series garage was anything but following the checkered flag in the second race of the Contender round. With a championship ... FULL STORY »

Matt Kenseth 2014 NNS Drive for the Cure 300 Race Preview

2014 NNS Driver Matt Kenseth (Gamestop) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Matt Kenseth No. 20 GameStop / Shadow of Mordor Toyota Preview Drive for the Cure 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway No. 20 GameStop Toyota News and Notes: KENSETH BY THE NUMBERS: In 23 Nationwide Series career starts at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Kenseth has ... FULL STORY »

Matt Kenseth 2014 NSCS Bank of America 500 Race Preview

2014 NSCS Driver Matt Kenseth (Dollar General) - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images Matt Kenseth/No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Preview Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway No. 20 Dollar General Toyota News and Notes: KENSETH BY THE NUMBERS: In 30 Sprint Cup Series career starts at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Matt Kenseth has an average ... FULL STORY »



2014 NSCS Driver Matt Kenseth (Dollar General) in car - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images
Matt Kenseth 2014 NSCS Hollywood Casino 400 Race Preview
Posted 09.30.14
Matt Kenseth/No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Preview Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway No. 20 Dollar General Toyota News and Notes: KENSETH BY THE NUMBERS: In 17 Sprint Cup Series career starts at Kansas Speedway, Matt Kenseth has an average finish of 14.3, has completed 4,273 of 4,487 (95.2 percent) career laps, and ...FULL STORY »
Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Home Depot Husky Toyota, practices for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA 400 at Dover International Speedway in Dover, Delaware. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
2014 NSCS AAA 400 Second Practice Session Speeds
Posted 09.27.14
Matt Kenseth, with a lap speed of 155.649mph, was the quickest Saturday morning during the second NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) AAA 400 practice session at Dover International Speedway. Second quickest with a lap speed of 154.805mph, was AJ Allmendinger, and he was followed by Denny Hamlin (153.813mph) who was third, ...FULL STORY »
Friday Dover Notebook: Jimmie Johnson applauds NASCAR’s move to reduce downforce
Posted 09.26.14
DOVER, Del.— With discretionary testing now off-limits under new competition rules released by NASCAR on Tuesday, race teams will have to find other ways to extract peak performance from the cars, says six-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson. With on-track testing options limited to Goodyear tire tests and sessions ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Matt Kenseth (Home Depot/Husky) - Photo Credit: Kevin C. Cox/ Getty Images
2014 NSCS AAA 400 Q&A with Matt Kenseth
Posted 09.26.14
MATT KENSETH, No. 20 Husky Tools-Home Depot Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing What is your mindset right now in Dover? "I'm just thinking about qualifying right now.  Just got through practice and we worked on race trim a little bit and just trying to get ready to qualify today and get ready ...FULL STORY »
NSCS Driver Matt Kenseth (Home Depot/Husky) - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
Matt Kenseth 2014 NSCS AAA 400 Race Preview
Posted 09.23.14
Matt Kenseth/No. 20 Home Depot Husky Toyota Preview AAA 400 at Dover International Speedway No. 20 Home Depot Husky Toyota News and Notes: KENSETH BY THE NUMBERS: In 31 Sprint Cup Series career starts at Dover, Matt Kenseth has an average finish of 13.0, has completed 11,854 of 12,404 (95.6 percent) career laps, ...FULL STORY »
2014 NASCAR Driver Matt Crafton - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images
2014 NCWTS UNOH 175 Second Practice Session Speeds
Posted 09.19.14
In Friday's second NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) UNOH 175 practice session, it was the current series points leader, Matt Crafton, posting the fastest average lap speed of 132.347mph, at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Second fastest with a lap speed of 131.433mph, was Cameron Hayley and he was followed by ...FULL STORY »
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Joe Gibbs Racing Announces Partnerships with STANLEY and DEWALT
Posted 09.17.14
STANLEY to Sponsor Carl Edwards for 12 Races Starting in 2015; DEWALT Reunites with Matt Kenseth for Six Races Beginning Next Season Huntersville, N.C. (September 17, 2014) – Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) announced today that it has entered partnership with world-leading tool and security provider STANLEY and professional power tool provider DEWALT ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Matt Kenseth on track in the No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Camry - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Matt Kenseth 2014 NSCS SYLVANIA 30 Race Preview
Posted 09.16.14
Matt Kenseth/No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Preview Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway No. 20 Dollar General Toyota News and Notes: KENSETH BY THE NUMBERS: In 29 Sprint Cup Series career starts at New Hampshire, Matt Kenseth has an average finish of 13.0, has completed 8,478 of 8,555 (99.1 percent) career laps, ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Kurt Busch (Haas Automation) - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevenasky/Getty Images
Roller coaster first race for Busch brothers, Matt Kenseth
Posted 09.14.14
JOLIET, Ill.— A couple of near spin-outs on pit road, getting a free pass and a near crash between two brothers sums up Sunday's MyAFibStory.com 400 at Chicagoland Speedway for three drivers. Kurt Busch started his day with a commitment line violation on lap 46 and had to serve a pass-through ...FULL STORY »


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