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NASCAR Cup: Matt Kenseth Museum announces June closure

By AMANDA VINCENT The Matt Kenseth museum and store in Kenseth’s hometown of Cambridge will close on June 11 after being open for over 13 years, according to a social media post from Kenseth’s official Facebook account. “Cambridge has always been and will always be my hometown,” Kenseth said. “I have a lot of pride in where [...]

Matt Kenseth wins pole at Richmond

Kenseth won the 2015 fall race at Richmond. (Getty) Joe Gibbs Racing is well-positioned to go for four wins in a row at Richmond International Raceway. Matt Kenseth will start first for Sunday’s race at the 0.75-mile track. Kenseth, who won the 2015 fall race at Richmond, is searching for his first win of the year amidst a slow start. Show More Summary

NASCAR Richmond 2017 qualifying results: Matt Kenseth wins Toyota Owners 400 pole

Matt Kenseth wins his first pole of the season, edging out Ryan Blaney. Matt Kenseth knew Richmond International Raceway represented an ideal place to turn around a lackluster start to his season, promised the Joe Gibbs Racing driver fulfilled during qualifying on Friday. Speeding to the pole for Sunday’s Toyota Owners 400 (2 p.m. Show More Summary

NASCAR Cup: Matt Kenseth on pole at Richmond

By AMANDA VINCENT Matt Kenseth claimed his first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series pole of 2017 at Richmond (Va.) International Raceway on Friday, turning in a 22.300-second/121.076 mph lap in the third of three rounds of qualifying to claim the pole for Sunday’s Toyota Owners 400. It’s his second-career Richmond pole. “We had enough speed [...]

Dale Earnhardt Jr., Matt Kenseth among notable drivers seeking to overcome early season unevenness

After the first break of the season, NASCAR heads to Bristol Motor Speedway where several drivers look to find their usual consistent forms. When Jimmie Johnson headed into Easter break by winning at Texas Motor Speedway it marked the...Show More Summary

Fan site handles Matt Kenseth announcement irresponsibly

It looks like Matt Kenseth and Joe Gibbs Racing pulled one over on some of its fans, and a few amateur fan sites, too. It all started when JGR sent out a press release to announce a press conference featuring Matt Kenseth at the NASCAR Hall of Fame, scheduled for April 19. When word of [...]

Matt Kenseth isn’t retiring, he just has a new sponsor

Joe Gibbs Racing held a press conference on Wednesday, but it wasn’t to announce Matt Kenseth’s retirement. When Joe Gibbs Racing announced last week it would hold a press conference involving Matt Kenseth on Wednesday at the NASCARShow More Summary

No, Matt Kenseth didn't announce his retirement Wednesday

Your browser does not support iframes. Matt Kenseth’s Cup Series career doesn’t have an end date. At least publicly, anyway. Kenseth and his No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing team announced a six-race sponsorship with Circle K convenience stores Wednesday. Show More Summary

NASCAR Cup: Matt Kenseth’s wreck at Auto Club Speedway concerns NASCAR

By AMANDA VINCENT NASCAR plans to work with Auto Club Speedway officials to see if changes can be made to the track’s inside retaining wall to improve safety after Matt Kenseth’s wreck in turn two during the Auto Club 400 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at the Fontana, Calif., track Sunday, according to a report from [...]

Joey Logano called Kyle Busch because he learned from his feud with Matt Kenseth

Wanting to avoid being tangled into another contentious feud, Joey Logano called Kyle Busch this week to squelch any hard feelings between them. When Joey Logano angered Matt Kenseth two years ago, he was unapologetic and didn’t attempt to mend fences with the former Cup Series champion. Show More Summary

Sometimes you have to slow down to win the Daytona 500

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — As he surged ahead of Martin Truex Jr. and Matt Kenseth faded away in his rear view mirror on the final lap of the 2016 Daytona 500, Denny Hamlin touched his brake pedal. Yes, with seconds left in the race – and the Daytona 500 at stake – Hamlin made a conscious decision to slow his car down. Show More Summary

Daytona Day Super Bowl Commercial 2017 - James Van Der Beek Gets Ready for the Race

Fans are getting ready for Daytona Day during the Daytona 500?s 2017 Super Bowl Commercial. Race car drivers including Danica Patrick, Jeff Gordon, Matt Kenseth, Martin Truex Jr., Denny Hamlin, Kevin Harvick, Aric Almirola and Brad Keselowski all make an appearance in the advertisment. Actor James Van Der Beek even pops up, as he pretends [...]

Why Carl Edwards retired is a mystery to Matt Kenseth

Edwards’ surprise decision to leave NASCAR has left his former teammate baffled. When Matt Kenseth heard the news Carl Edwards was suddenly stepping away from in the prime of his career, Kenseth had the same reaction as many -- he was surprised by the news regarding his Joe Gibbs Racing teammate. Show More Summary

NASCAR Cup: Matt Kenseth gets new spotter

By AMANDA VINCENT With the retirement of Carl Edwards from full-time Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series competition, Daniel Suarez inherited the driver’s seat in the No. 19 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota, but Matt Kenseth inherited Edwards’ spotter, Jason Hedlesky. Chris Osborne was Kenseth’s spotter through the 2016 Cup season, but he’ll make the move to [...]

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

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