The season has been a challenge for Jason Ratcliff and Matt Kenseth‘s No. 20 team: Part failures, officiating calls and plain bad luck have resulted in many races ending with finishes worse than that of which the team was capable. While...Show More Summary
A few months back during the NASCAR Media Tour in January, I asked Matt Kenseth whether he has an internal clock regarding his exit strategy. "I haven't really thought about the time I would allot myself," he said. "I love what I'm doing. I feel like I'm as competitive as I've ever been. Won a...
Love it or hate it, Bristol was a day of many storylines. From drivers like Kyle Busch and Matt Kenseth struggling through tire issues to underdogs like Matt DiBenedetto and Trevor Bayne seizing the moment for surprising finishes, Sunday’s Food City 500 had more twists and turns than the Tennessee mountains. Show More Summary
Busch and Kenseth each experienced two right-front tire failures Sunday. Kyle Busch and Matt Kenseth were considered among the favorites entering Sunday's NASCAR race, but repeated right-front tire problems prevented either of the Joe...Show More Summary
Edwards and his three JGR teammates all qualified fifth or better Friday. Leading a Joe Gibbs Racing cavalcade Carl Edwards captured the pole position while teammates Matt Kenseth, Denny Hamlin and Kyle Busch all qualified fifth or better...Show More Summary
Man, do I love Martinsville! It doesn’t get much better than good old fashioned short track racing! I was a surprised to see Kyle Busch win just because his track record on flat tracks was sub-par. However, I believe running the Camping...Show More Summary
Kenseth finished 15th in part due to a decision by Busch, his Joe Gibbs Racing teammate. Matt Kenseth is not angry with teammate Kyle Busch over how the final laps played out in Sunday's race at Martinsville Speedway, a finish that saw...Show More Summary
Kyle Busch has a Cup win at Martinsville. Busch entered Sunday's race 0-21 at the half-mile track and absolutely dominated, leading 352 of the race's 500 laps. He pulled away from teammate Matt Kenseth on a late-race restart and kept...Show More Summary
A clip of Kenseth intentionally crashing Logano is being shown in a television commercial for Sunday’s NASCAR race at Martinsville. Matt Kenseth's deliberate take out of Joey Logano during last November's playoff race at Martinsville...Show More Summary
Any NASCAR fan with a pulse knows Matt Kenseth was suspended two races for his punt of Joey Logano at last year's Martinsville Chase race. The crash effectively ended Logano's title hopes; he was leading the race when Kenseth crashed and didn't get a win at Texas or Phoenix to make it to the final round of the Chase. Show More Summary
As hard as this may be to imagine regarding a NASCAR track, the setting of Martinsville Speedway is pastoral. It is surrounded by meadows where, unfortunately, vehicles are parked on race days. Freight trains occasionally rumble past,...Show More Summary
It has been way too long since NASCAR had a rivalry. You cannot consider Matt Kenseth and Joey Logano’s month-long battle a rivalry. The same can be said about Kenseth and Logano’s teammate, Brad Keselowski, having a duel at Texas Motor Speedway in 2014. Show More Summary
The season is three races old, and the new aero package has been put to the test on two tracks with aged asphalt. Jason Ratcliff, crew chief for Matt Kenseth, has had a car that was capable of contending for the win in all three events. Show More Summary
Matt Kenseth, who entered the season as a title favorite, has yet to score a top-10 finish through three races. Is it time for the No. 20 team to hit the panic button, or is the slow start just a bump in the road? Dustin Albino, Contributor: Matt Kenseth has had an opportunity to win... The post Friday Faceoff: Will Matt Kenseth Turn it Around? appeared first on Frontstretch.
This week’s mailbag tackles Keselowski and the American flag, whether Matt Kenseth fans should be concerned, the outstanding rookie class and more. Whenever Brad Keselowski wins he tends to dominate the news cycle, sometimes for what he does on the track, other times for what he does off of it. Show More Summary
For the third-straight time, Matt Kenseth appeared to have a car capable of winning on Sunday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Yet for the third-straight time, he ended the day outside of the top 10. Despite popular belief, none of the results stem from bad luck. Show More Summary
Strong runs by Matt Kenseth and Chase Elliott were negated when they collided late in Sunday’s race. Matt Kenseth's tough start to the season continued Sunday when he spun and was collected in a multi-car accident in the waning lapsShow More Summary
For the third-straight week, Matt Kenseth appears to among the favorites. Kenseth laid down a 28.502-second lap to top final practice for Sunday’s Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Kenseth, who’s looking to end a rough start to...Show More Summary
Two: The amount of laps Matt Kenseth lost after failing to heed a black flag during the early stages of Sunday’s race. Kenseth was penalized for illegal fueling after the gas man placed a wrench on the deck lid of the car during a stop while the gas can was engaged, and while crew chief... The post Five Points to Ponder: Atlanta NASCAR Math appeared first on Frontstretch.
A potential win unraveled when Matt Kenseth, unbeknownst to him, earned a penalty and wasn’t informed of the infraction. Matt Kenseth was out front, seemingly in control of Sunday's race at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Then, a penalty and...Show More Summary