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May 21
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2015 NSCS Coca-Cola 600 Starting Lineup

Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 DeWalt Toyota, stands on the grid prior to qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on May 21, 2015 in Charlotte, North Carolina. - Photo Credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images Matt Kenseth, on Thursday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway (CMS) and with a qualifying lap speed of 194.252 MPH, captured the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) pole for this Sunday night's Coca-Cola 600. This was Kenseth's second series pole and eighth top-10 start of the 2015 season, his 15th series career pole and his first series pole at CMS. This past Daytona 500 winner, Joey Logano, will start second on the outside pole with a qualifying lap speed of 192.836 MPH, and he will be followed by Carl Edwards (192.733 MPH) starting third, Greg Biffle (192.226) fourth and Denny Hamlin (192.007) starts in fifth. Rounding out the top-10 starting positions will be Brad Keselowski (191.884 MPH) starting sixth, David Ragan (191.625) seventh, the reigning ... FULL STORY »

Matt Kenseth 2015 NSCS Coca-Cola 600 Race Preview

2015 NSCS Driver, Matt Kenseth, on Track in the No. 20 DeWALT Toyota Camry - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Matt Kenseth / No. 20 DEWALT Toyota Preview Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway No. 20 DEWALT Toyota News and Notes: KENSETH BY THE NUMBERS: In 31 Sprint Cup Series career starts at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Matt Kenseth has an average finish of ... FULL STORY »

Matt Kenseth 2015 NSCS Sprint All-Star Race Preview

2015 NSCS Driver, Matt Kenseth (Dollar General - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Matt Kenseth / No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Preview Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway No. 20 Dollar General Toyota News and Notes: KENSETH BY THE NUMBERS: In 14 career Sprint All-Star Race starts, Kenseth has begun the race from the pole ... FULL STORY »

Matt Kenseth 2015 NSCS SpongeBob SquarePants 400 Race Preview

2015 NSCS Driver Matt Kenseth (Dollar General) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Matt Kenseth / No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Preview Spongebob Squarepants 400 at Kansas Speedway No. 20 Dollar General Toyota News and Notes: KENSETH BY THE NUMBERS: In 18 Sprint Cup Series career starts at Kansas Speedway, Matt Kenseth has an average finish ... FULL STORY »

Matt Kenseth 2015 NSCS GEICO 500 Race Preview

2015 NSCS Driver, Matt Kenseth, on Track in the No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Camry - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images Matt Kenseth / No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Preview GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway No. 20 Dollar General Toyota News and Notes: KENSETH BY THE NUMBERS: In 30 Sprint Cup Series starts at Talladega, Kenseth has completed 5,376 of 5,686 laps (94.5 percent) ... FULL STORY »

Matt Kenseth Stays The Course

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 Since the introduction of the new elimination format for the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup last year, many drivers have spoken about an early victory as the equivalent of a “Get out of jail free” card. With a win in ... FULL STORY »

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 ... FULL STORY »



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Young drivers lead Joe Gibbs Racing in NASCAR XFINITY Series
Posted 04.22.15
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 his last four XFINITY Series starts, including a victory at ...FULL STORY »
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)
J.D. Gibbs’ medical issues provide a rallying point for Joe Gibbs Racing teams
Posted 04.22.15
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 have won two of the three NASCAR Sprint Cup Series ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver Matt Kenseth on track in the No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Camry - Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images
Matt Kenseth 2015 NSCS Toyota Owners 400 Race Preview
Posted 04.21.15
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 nine wins, 31 top-five, and 51 top-ten finishes.  The organization ...FULL STORY »
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
Kenseth breaks 51-race drought with win at rain-soaked Bristol
Posted 04.20.15
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 Sprint Cup Series race that went 11 laps past its ...FULL STORY »
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
2015 NSCS Food City 500 Race Results & Point Standings
Posted 04.19.15
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 Cancer at Bristol Motor Speedway (BMS). This was Kenseth's first series ...FULL STORY »
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
Matt Kenseth wins second Bristol pole in Friday’s time trials
Posted 04.17.15
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 race. In Friday’s time trials at Thunder Valley, with a lap ...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 »


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