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Dec 04
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They Said It

2014 NASCAR Driver Kyle Larson - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images 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 Target. • “I want to thank everybody at Sherwin Williams for this award—and for making me feel a little bit less like a loser today,” Matt Kenseth, winless in 2014 after seven victories a year earlier, in accepting the Sherwin Williams Fastest Lap Award. • “This format and this style is really something I’ve taken a liking to,” Brad Keselowski on the knockout qualifying system, after winning the Coors Light Pole Award. Source: ... FULL STORY »

Joe Gibbs Racing Announces 2015 Crew Chief Lineup

Joe Gibbs Racing Logo 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 ... FULL STORY »

Toyota 2014 NNS Ford EcoBoost 300 Post Race Notes And Quotes

Toyota Racing Logo 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 ... FULL STORY »

Kenseth holds off Larson for Nationwide win at Homestead

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 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 ... FULL STORY »

2014 NNS Ford EcoBoost 300 Race Results & Point Standings

Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 GameStop/Rock Candy Toyota, celebrates with a burnout after winning the NASCAR Nationwide Series Ford EcoBoost 300 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 15, 2014 in Homestead, Florida. - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images After a green-white-checkered (flags) dash to the finish, Matt Kenseth held off Kyle Busch to win Saturday's NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) Ford EcoBoost 300 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. This was Kenseth's first series win of the season, his 29th series career win ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Ford EcoBoost 400 First Practice Session Speeds

Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Miller Lite Ford, looks on in the garage area - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) driver, Brad Keselowski, with a lap speed of 179.004 MPH, was the fastest Friday afernoon during the first Ford EcoBoost 400 practice session at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Series championship contender, Kevin Harvick, was second fastest with a ... FULL STORY »

Matt Kenseth 2014 NSCS Ford EcoBoost 400 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 Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway No. 20 Dollar General Toyota News and Notes: KENSETH BY THE NUMBERS: In 14 Sprint Cup Series starts at Homestead, Kenseth has completed 3,454 of 3,743 laps (92.3 ... FULL STORY »



Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Dollar General Toyota, left, talks with crew chief Jason Ratcliff in the garage area - Photo Credit: Jeff Curry/Getty Images
Matt Kenseth is philosophical about elimination from the Chase
Posted 11.09.14
AVONDALE, Ariz.— It was difficult for Matt Kenseth to be too disappointed about his elimination from the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. Kenseth doesn’t have a victory this season, and his No. 20 Toyota hasn’t been consistently as fast as the front-running cars of Kevin Harvick, Brad Keselowski, Joey Logano ...FULL STORY »
Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Dollar General Toyota, left, talks with crew chief Jason Ratcliff in the garage area - Photo Credit: Jeff Curry/Getty Images
Matt Kenseth Makes The Most Of Second Chances
Posted 11.09.14
The Champions Tour, for golfers age 50 and over, has been called the biggest mulligan in professional sports, but Matt Kenseth thinks he’s found the NASCAR equivalent. Though he’s still looking for his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory this season, Kenseth has used the new Chase format to his advantage ...FULL STORY »
Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Dollar General Toyota, looks on during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway in Homestead, Florida. - Photo Credit Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Quicken Loans 500(k) Q&A with Matt Kenseth
Posted 11.07.14
MATT KENSETH, No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing What are your thoughts on this year’s Chase and championship? “It’s been an interesting Chase for us because we haven’t ran consistently really, really well and we still have a shot at it if we can have a good day here ...FULL STORY »
Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Dollar General Toyota, climbs into his car in the garage area - Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images
Matt Kenseth 2014 NSCS Quicken Loans 500(k) Race Preview
Posted 11.04.14
Matt Kenseth / No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Preview Quicken Loans Race For Heroes 500 at Phoenix International Raceway No. 20 Dollar General Toyota News and Notes: KENSETH BY THE NUMBERS: In 24 Sprint Cup Series starts at Phoenix, Kenseth has completed 7,005 of 7,569 laps (92.5 percent) and has led for a ...FULL STORY »
Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Dollar General Toyota, poses with the Coor's Light Pole Award after qualifying for pole position for during Pinnacle Propane Qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on October 31, 2014 in Fort Worth, Texas. - Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images
Kenseth Wins Pole for AAA Texas 500
Posted 10.31.14
Stewart Makes History by Breaking 200-mph Barrier in Round 2 Qualifying FORT WORTH, Texas (Oct. 31, 2014) - Joe Gibbs Racing driver Matt Kenseth won the pole and six of the eight Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup championship contenders qualified among the top 11 for the AAA Texas 500 during ...FULL STORY »
2014 NNS Driver Matt Kenseth (Gamestop) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Matt Kenseth 2014 NNS O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge Race Preview
Posted 10.28.14
Matt Kenseth / No. 20 GameStop / Call of Duty Toyota Preview O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge at Texas Motor Speedway No. 20 GameStop Toyota News and Notes: • KENSETH BY THE NUMBERS: In 18 Nationwide Series career starts at Texas, Kenseth has an average start of 10.9 and an average finish of ...FULL STORY »
Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Dollar General Toyota, left, talks with crew chief Jason Ratcliff in the garage area - Photo Credit: Jeff Curry/Getty Images
Matt Kenseth 2014 NSCS AAA Texas 500 Race Preview
Posted 10.28.14
Matt Kenseth / No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Preview AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway No. 20 Dollar General Toyota News and Notes: KENSETH BY THE NUMBERS: In 24 Sprint Cup Series starts at Texas, Kenseth has completed 7,981 of 8,033 laps (99.4 percent) and has led for a total of 775 ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Matt Kenseth (Dollar General) in car - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Goody’s 500 Q&A with Matt Kenseth
Posted 10.24.14
MATT KENSETH, No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing Does this new Chase format change the dynamic of this race? "It probably changes the dynamic of the race somewhat I guess.  There are usually only a few that have a realistic shot -- now we have eight people that are ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Matt Kenseth on track in the No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Camry - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
Matt Kenseth 2014 NSCS Goody’s 500 Race Preview
Posted 10.21.14
Matt Kenseth/No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Preview Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500 at Martinsville Speedway No. 20 Dollar General Toyota News and Notes: JOE GIBBS RACING AT MARTINSVILLE:  Joe Gibbs Racing has 95 Sprint Cup Series starts at Martinsville Speedway earning a total of seven wins, 31 top-five, 49 top-ten finishes, and eight ...FULL STORY »


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