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Night Riders: Kenseth, Kahne Looking To End 0-fer

Matt Kenseth and Kasey Kahne waged one of the memorable battles from the 2013 season. For nearly 20 laps, two of NASCAR’s marquee talents ran side-by-side, inches apart, navigating Bristol’s high banks in a thrilling show of expertise and competitive desire. Kenseth won that race, like so many others during the 2013 season. In all [...]

2014 NASCAR standings: Winless Matt Kenseth, Ryan Newman solidify Chase positions

For some drivers winning isn’t a necessary requirement to make the Chase for the Sprint Cup. When conceptualized at the beginning of the year the new qualifying formula for the Chase for the Sprint Cup was supposed to reduce, if not eliminate, the practice of points racing. Show More Summary

NASCAR Indianapolis 2014: Matt Kenseth pursuing first Brickyard 400 victory

A Brickyard 400 victory would give Matt Kenseth wins in all of NASCAR’s biggest races. INDIANAPOLIS -- Matt Kenseth's first career win came in the Coca-Cola 600. He would later add a pair of Daytona 500 victories and then last year a...Show More Summary

12-in-12: For Some, Enough Is Enough

It’s been a nice run. And for the likes of Matt Kenseth and Brian Vickers and Kasey Kahne and a bunch of others, extending the “unique winners” streak at New Hampshire was a blast … at the time. But 12 is enough, at least for those aforementioned drivers. Over the course of the last 12 races [...]

NASCAR standings 2014: Positive signs for Joe Gibbs Racing at Kentucky

Kyle Busch and Matt Kenseth turned in strong runs for Joe Gibbs Racing Saturday night at Kentucky. When Denny Hamlin slammed the wall due to a tire failure and later Matt Kenseth experiencing tire issues of his own, Saturday night looked...Show More Summary

Matt Kenseth, sponsor Dollar General extend contracts with Joe Gibbs Racing

Joe Gibbs Racing announces contract extensions with Matt Kenseth and Dollar General. Matt Kenseth and sponsor Dollar General have signed contract extensions with Joe Gibbs Racing, the team announced Saturday at Kentucky Speedway. Team...Show More Summary

Tony Stewart, Matt Kenseth confident about qualifying for Chase for the Sprint Cup

Although neither has yet to win in 2014, Tony Stewart and Matt Kenseth aren’t worried about missing NASCAR’s playoffs. Both say there is no need to panic; plenty of time remains to win somewhere over the next 10 weeks. The two former...Show More Summary

NASCAR World Cup 2014 Week 2: The JGR cars are in trouble

Matt Kenseth, you're Spain. Denny Hamlin, you could be England. Kyle Busch you could be Italy. Like the European soccer teams above, the Joe Gibbs Racing trio is are in World Cup trouble. Kenseth is already out, while Hamlin and Busch are longshots to make it in. It hasn't been a pretty stretch for JGR. Show More Summary

NASCAR World Cup 2014 Week 2: Matt Kenseth and Denny Hamlin are toast

Matt Kenseth, you're Spain. Denny Hamlin, you're England. Like the two European soccer teams listed above, the two Joe Gibbs Racing drivers above are already out of the World Cup before the third group game. And their teammate Kyle Busch needs a win and some help to make it to the knockout rounds himself. It hasn't been a pretty stretch for JGR. Show More Summary

Matt Kenseth crashed hard into the tires at Sonoma after contact from Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Matt Kenseth hit the tire barrier so hard in the esses at Sonoma that the front bumper got ripped off his car. Shortly after a restart, Kenseth was battling for position with Dale Earnhardt Jr. and the two made contact in turn four.Show More Summary

FYI WIRZ: 6 Top NASCAR Drivers Prepare and Talk Michigan

With the elimination playoff changes NASCAR Sprint Cup Series made to the 2014 Chase for the Sprint Cup, keeping track of points and position is a mathematical exercise. Matt Kenseth and his winless team have had a good year with 10 finishes in the top-10 range, but they haven’t chased the skunk out of Victory Lane. Show More Summary

Points Leader Kenseth Finds Pocono Tricky, Indeed

Something’s gotta give. Matt Kenseth has finished third in each of the last two races. He now has 10 top-10 finishes, more than any other driver in the series. He also now has the points lead, ending Jeff Gordon’s six-race stranglehold on the top spot. But, he still doesn’t have a win. A win at [...]

What It Means for Matt Kenseth to Be Atop the Sprint Cup Standings Without a Win

Matt Kenseth sitting on top of the Sprint Cup points standings heading into this Sunday's race at Pocono once again leaves NASCAR with a conundrum. In a season where winning has been stressed more than ever, particularly with the significance...Show More Summary

NASCAR standings 2014: Matt Kenseth finishes 3rd, grabs points lead

Matt Kenseth escaped a run-in with Clint Bowyer to capture the points lead from Jeff Gordon. He didn't leave Dover International Speedway with his first victory of the year, but Matt Kenseth did capture the Sprint Cup points lead following a third-place finish Sunday. Show More Summary

Jimmie Johnson Wins Second Straight; Matt Kenseth Passes Jeff Gordon For Points Lead

Jimmie Johnson. Two weeks ago, he didn’t have a win in the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, but today’s trip to the Winner’s Circle at the FedEx 400 Benefiting Autism Speaks at Dover gives him two in a row and a secure spot in the Chase for the Cup. Dominance in Dover is nothing new

Matt Kenseth, Tony Stewart among those winless, seeking Chase for the Sprint Cup berth

As NASCAR hits its summer stretch, these six drivers are the likeliest to win and in the process, claim a spot in the Chase for the Sprint Cup. As it stands now, Jimmie Johnson's victory Sunday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway makes it a total of 10 different drivers in 12 races who have won a race in 2014. Show More Summary

Kenseth Assumes Unwanted ‘Top’ Status on Winless List

Matt Kenseth lost his partner in “winlessness” when Jimmie Johnson had his 2014 breakthrough victory this past Sunday in the Coca-Cola 600. Kenseth, the 2003 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion and the championship runner-up last year to Johnson, thus became the highest-profile name on the list of drivers still looking for their first victory of the year. [...]

Jimmie Johnson wins the 2014 Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway

A late pass of Matt Kenseth gave Jimmie Johnson his first victory of the year Sunday at Charlotte. Four fresh tires and a fast Chevrolet was all Jimmie Johnson needed Sunday night to win the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Johnson...Show More Summary

Jimmie Johnson passes Matt Kenseth late, wins Coca-Cola 600

We can stop with the needless worrying about Jimmie Johnson's winning stretch in 2014. It's over. The six-time Sprint Cup Series Champion caught and passed Matt Kenseth in the final stages of Sunday night's Coca-Cola 600 and got his first win of the season. Show More Summary

Jimmie Johnson wins Coca-Cola 600 for first victory of season

Defending Sprint Cup champion Jimmie Johnson passed Matt Kenseth with nine laps to go and won the Coca-Cola 600 on Sunday night for his first victory of the season.

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