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Matt Kenseth 2015 NSCS Daytona 500 Race Preview

2015 NSCS Driver Matt Kenseth (Dollar General) - Photo Credit: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images Matt Kenseth / No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Preview DAYTONA 500 at Daytona International Speedway No. 20 Dollar General Toyota News and Notes: TWO-TIME LOOKING FOR THREE:  Two-time Daytona 500 Champion, Matt Kenseth returns to the 2.5-mile superspeedway as one of only 11 drivers in NASCAR history who have won this prestigious race more than once.  Kenseth will look to return to victory lane at the historic track in the sport’s most esteemed race for the third time in his career.  Kenseth’s two Daytona 500 wins came in 2009 and 2012; could 2015 keep his streak of winning the race every three years in tact? JOE GIBBS RACING AT DAYTONA:  Joe Gibbs Racing has 99 Sprint Cup Series starts at Daytona earning a total ... FULL STORY »

Kenseth edges Truex for the win in spirited Sprint Unlimited

Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Dollar General Toyota, celebrates in victory lane after winning the 3rd Annual Sprint Unlimited at Daytona at Daytona International Speedway on February 14, 2015 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.—Matt Kenseth did what he couldn’t do all of last year — win a race. And Martin Truex Jr., runner-up in Saturday night’s 75-lap Sprint Unlimited exhibition race at Daytona International Speedway, did what he could do only once ... FULL STORY »

Matt Kenseth Wins Sprint Unlimited At Daytona

Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Dollar General Toyota, takes the checkered flag to win the 3rd Annual Sprint Unlimited at Daytona at Daytona International Speedway on February 14, 2015 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images Enfinger Takes Wins ARCA Racing Series Season-Opener For Second-Straight Year DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Two-time DAYTONA 500 champion is back in Gatorade Victory Lane. After a winless 2014 season in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, Kenseth captured the 75-lap non-points Sprint ... FULL STORY »

2015 NASCAR Sprint Unlimited Race Results

Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Dollar General Toyota, celebrates in victory lane after winning the 3rd Annual Sprint Unlimited at Daytona at Daytona International Speedway on February 14, 2015 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images After a 5-lap dash to the finish, and two "big ones" that brought out red flags in Saturday night's NASCAR Sprint Unlimited at Daytona International Speedway, it was Matt Kenseth holding off the field for his first victory in the ... FULL STORY »

2015 NASCAR Daytona Media Day Q&A with Matt Kenseth

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Matt Kenseth speaks to the media during the 2015 NASCAR Media Day at Daytona International Speedway on February 12, 2015 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images MATT KENSETH, No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing What is the key to tire management? "I think it depends a lot on the tire and the track surface. I think it's changed a lot over the years. Last year ... FULL STORY »

Matt Kenseth 2015 NASCAR Sprint Unlimited Race Preview

Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Dollar General Toyota, speaks to the media after failing to advance to race for the championship in the season finale after the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Quicken Loans Race for Heroes 500 at Phoenix International Raceway on November 9, 2014 in Avondale, Arizona. - Photo Credit: Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images Matt Kenseth / No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Preview Sprint Unlimited at Daytona International Speedway No. 20 Dollar General Toyota News and Notes: THIS YEAR’S FORMAT: This year, the starting line-up for the Sprint Unlimited will be determined by a random draw.  The ... FULL STORY »

Reser’s Fine Foods Returns to Sponsor Matt Kenseth in 2015 NASCAR XFINITY Series

Reser's Fine Foods Matt Kenseth Will be Exclusive to the Reser’s No. 20 Toyota for NASCAR’s XFINITY Series races Beaverton, OR (February 9, 2015) –  Reser’s Fine Foods and Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) announce today that Reser’s Fine Foods will return in 2015 to ... FULL STORY »



Joe Gibbs (left), owner of Joe Gibbs Racing, speaks with the media during the NASCAR Sprint Media Tour at the Charlotte Convention Center on January 26, 2015 in Charlotte, North Carolina. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Media Tour: Joe Gibbs Racing Q&A
Posted 01.27.15
KYLE BUSCH, No. 18 M&M's Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing How strange is the off-season without testing? "This off-season has been a little bit strange without the on-track NASCAR-type testing that we're all accustomed to whether it's Charlotte or going to Vegas or doing a west coast swing-type thing or even going ...FULL STORY »
Carl Edwards (right), driver of the #19 Arris Toyota, speaks with the media during the NASCAR Sprint Media Tour at the Charlotte Convention Center on January 26, 2015 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton / Getty Images)
As 2015 season approaches, Joe Gibbs Racing deals with massive changes
Posted 01.27.15
CHARLOTTE, N.C.— In contemplating his future at Joe Gibbs Racing, driver Carl Edwards draws inspiration from an unlikely source—Kevin Harvick. With a new team, a new crew chief and a new Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup format in 2014, Kevin Harvick drove his No. 4 Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet to ...FULL STORY »
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Schedule Shakeup Stresses Early Success
Posted 01.25.15
HAMPTON, Ga. (Jan. 23, 2015) – For the past three years, Atlanta Motor Speedway’s sole race on the NASCAR schedule was the second-to-last stop before the official beginning of the Chase for the Sprint Cup. And while each race weighs heavy as an opportunity to rack points in the ...FULL STORY »
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Early-season testing answers questions, poses others
Posted 01.21.15
HAMPTON, Ga. (Jan. 21, 2015) – Last season, NASCAR flipped the script on its testing rules, imposing a ban on private tests in 2015. Considering this year’s brand new rules package that – among other performance-affecting tweaks – reduces both horsepower and downforce, the natural result is an inflated value ...FULL STORY »
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Expanded 2015 Sprint Unlimited Field to Feature Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Drivers
Posted 12.15.14
Former Daytona 500 Pole Winners Also Added to Season-Opening Showcase at Daytona DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (December 15, 2014) – Coming off an exciting 2014 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup finale, NASCAR announced today all 16 Chase drivers will be eligible to compete in the 2015 Sprint Unlimited at ...FULL STORY »
2014 NASCAR Driver Kyle Larson - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
They Said It
Posted 12.04.14
Notable quotes from the Myers Brothers Luncheon: • “It don’t even seem real,” Dale Earnhardt Jr., in accepting the Myers Brothers Award. • “It’s hard to believe they’ve been together three years longer than I’ve been alive,” Sunoco Rookie of the Year Kyle Larson on Chip Ganassi Racing’s 25-year relationship with sponsor ...FULL STORY »
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Joe Gibbs Racing Announces 2015 Crew Chief Lineup
Posted 12.04.14
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (December 4, 2014) – Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) announces today crew chief assignments for each of its four 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and three NASCAR XFINITY Series teams. JGR’s 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Crew Chief lineup: • Jason Ratcliff, No 20 Toyota driven by Matt Kenseth • ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota 2014 NNS Ford EcoBoost 300 Post Race Notes And Quotes
Posted 11.16.14
TOYOTA Racing Homestead-Miami Speedway NASCAR Nationwide Series Post Race Notes And Quotes • Matt Kenseth captured the checkered flag in Saturday evening's NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) race at Homestead-Miami Speedway. • It was Kenseth's first NNS win of the season, and his 15th top-10 finish in 2014. • Kenseth led the field three ...FULL STORY »
Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 GameStop/Rock Candy Toyota, celebrates in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Nationwide Series Ford EcoBoost 300 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 15, 2014 in Homestead, Florida. - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images
Kenseth holds off Larson for Nationwide win at Homestead
Posted 11.15.14
Penske wins owner’s title HOMESTEAD, Fla.—Charging away from a pack of pursuers on the final restart, Matt Kenseth scored his first NASCAR Nationwide Series win since October of last year in Saturday’s Ford EcoBoost 300 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Chase Elliott, who had clinched the driver’s championship last Saturday in Phoenix, finished 17th ...FULL STORY »


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