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2016 Team Reviews: Joe Gibbs Racing and Furniture Row Racing

Martin Truex Jr., Kyle Busch, Carl Edwards, Denny Hamlin and Matt Kenseth all came up short in the quest for the 2016 title. (Getty) Did you know we’re closer to the start of the 2017 Daytona 500 than we are to when the Chase began at Chicago in September? Crazy. Show More Summary

Chase drama finally comes to the forefront at Phoenix

A drama-filled afternoon saw Matt Kenseth crash himself out of NASCAR’s playoffs, and Joey Logano and Kyle Busch clinch berths in the championship final. The idea behind the knockout Chase for the Sprint Cup format is instill the kind...Show More Summary

Wild late-race restart leads to heartbreak for Matt Kenseth

Matt Kenseth went from near-certain victory that would’ve clinched a championship round berth, to eliminated from the Chase playoffs. A win and with it a chance at a second championship were all within Matt Kenseth's grasp, all he needed...Show More Summary

Breaking down the restart that cost Matt Kenseth a shot at the title

Your browser does not support iframes. With three (scheduled) laps to go in Sunday’s race at Phoenix, it sure looked like Matt Kenseth was on his way to securing a spot among the four drivers racing for the championship at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Show More Summary

NASCAR Phoenix 2016 results: Joey Logano wins Can-Am 500

Joey Logano and Kyle Busch clinch the final two spots in the Chase championship round, joining Jimmie Johnson and Carl Edwards. A wild and drama-filled final laps saw Matt Kenseth crash and lose a chance at a championship, while Joey...Show More Summary

Joey Logano wins at Phoenix ahead of Kyle Busch who has chance to win 2nd-straight title

Joey Logano and Kyle Busch are joining Jimmie Johnson and Carl Edwards in Homestead. (Getty) Matt Kenseth’s misfortune was Joey Logano and Kyle Busch’s gain. Kenseth crashed from the lead on what was the race’s next-to-last restart, opening a path for Logano to win Sunday’s race at Phoenix and Busch to finish second. Show More Summary

NASCAR Phoenix 2016: Preview, lineup, starting grid for Can-Am 500

Joe Gibbs Racing drivers Kyle Busch, Denny Hamlin and Matt Kenseth balance teamwork and their own self-interests as they attempt to qualify for NASCAR’s championship finale. If everything goes to plan, Joe Gibbs Racing could have three...Show More Summary

How do you race a teammate for a title shot? JGR drivers may find out Sunday

Denny Hamlin, Matt Kenseth and Kyle Busch are separated by two points. (Getty) Three of Joe Gibbs Racing’s drivers are within two points of each other as they attempt to make the final round of the Chase. Given the team’s success inShow More Summary

Day-after takeaways from Texas: What are the chances of JGR only getting 1 car in final 4?

Will Matt Kenseth (R) be joining Carl Edwards in the title hunt at Homestead? (Getty) • We know Carl Edwards is heading to Homestead with a shot at the championship. Will any of his teammates be joining him? With Edwards’ win Sunday night at Texas, Joe Gibbs Racing has won 12 of 34 races in 2016. Show More Summary

Joey Logano says he’s moved past Matt Kenseth intentionally wrecking him last year at Martinsville

Logano is focused on this weekend’s Martinsville race, not what happened between him and Kenseth last year. It was one of the most nefarious acts in NASCAR history, something that will be replayed an infinite number of times. Unfortunately...Show More Summary

No, there's not going to be a penalty for those who laid back at Talladega

Carl Edwards, Matt Kenseth and Kyle Busch finished 28th-30th. (Getty) Advocating for a penalty for the three Joe Gibbs Racing cars at Talladega? Stop. It’s baseless and a waste of your time. NASCAR vice president Steve O’Donnell said Monday there would be no penalties for Kyle Busch, Carl Edwards and Matt Kenseth. Show More Summary

NASCAR Cup: Matt Kenseth leads Toyota charge in Kansas qualifying

By AMANDA VINCENT Matt Kenseth claimed his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series pole of 2016 and the third of his career at Kansas Speedway on Friday, turning in a 28.122-second/192.089 mph lap in the third and final round of qualifying for Sunday’s Hollywood Casino 400, the second race in the second round of the Chase [...]

Matt Kenseth wins Kansas pole as JGR-equipped cars take 5 of top 7 spots

Matt Kenseth finished second at Charlotte last week. (Getty) Is Sunday setting up to be a day of Toyota dominance? Joe Gibbs Racing’s Matt Kenseth beat out teammate Kyle Busch by 0.001 seconds to take the pole at Kansas Speedway for Sunday’s race. Show More Summary

NASCAR at Kansas 2016 Qualifying Results: Race Order, Final Times and Reaction

Two races remain in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Chase's Round of 12, and on Friday, the field was set for the first of those, which is Sunday's Hollywood Casino 400 from Kansas Speedway. Matt Kenseth took the pole as he will lead aShow More Summary

Happy Hour: It's never going to only be about the racing

Matt Kenseth won at Dover in May (Getty). As inspection has dominated the first two weeks of the 2016 Chase, a common refrain is hope that the focus in the NASCAR world will go back to the racing on the track. If only it was that simple. Show More Summary

NASCAR at New Hampshire 2016 Results: Winner, Standings, Highlights and Reaction

Kevin Harvick utilized an excellent restart in the final few laps to take the lead and eventually earn first place in Sunday's Bad Boy Off Road 300. Matt Kenseth led 105 laps, compared to just eight for the winner, but he had to settle...Show More Summary

Kevin Harvick wins the 2016 New England 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway

Kevin Harvick passed Matt Kenseth with six laps left to score a playoff win. Kevin Harvick passed Matt Kenseth for the lead with six laps remaining to win Sunday's Bad Boy Off Road 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, assuring himself a spot in the next round of NASCAR's Chase for the Sprint Cup playoffs. Kenseth and Toyota teammate Martin Truex Jr. Show More Summary

Kevin Harvick passes Matt Kenseth for New Hampshire win

Kevin Harvick is moving on to the second round of the Chase (Getty). Sunday’s race at New Hampshire came down to Matt Kenseth and Kevin Harvick again. And this time Harvick was the one entering victory lane. Harvick passed Kenseth with...Show More Summary

NASCAR at New Hampshire 2016: Live Results from the Bad Boy Off Road 300

Kevin Harvick took advantage of a late-race restart to pass Matt Kenseth for the win in Sunday's Bad Boy Off Road 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway and advance to the second round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup. Harvick, who won the...Show More Summary

Matt Kenseth OK with inspection rules change but wishes it was made earlier

Matt Kenseth finished 9th at Chicago on Sunday (Getty). Matt Kenseth sees why NASCAR made the changes it did to the penalty structure surrounding laser inspection but would have liked to see the change made before the Chase began. NASCAR...Show More Summary

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