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Dejected Kenseth 'pleasantly surprised' just to make Eliminator Round

Matt Kenseth came painfully close to advancing out of the Eliminator Round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup and into this weekend's winner-take-all championship race at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Kenseth won't get the opportunity to fight for his second top series NASCAR title, however, after finishing the three-race Eliminator Round just three points shy of the total necessary...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kenseth is philosophical about elimination

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 and Jeff Gordon. When his third-place finish in Sunday’s Quicken Loans Race for Heroes...

NSCS: Matt Kenseth scores pole for AAA Texas 500

At the end of the Sprint Cup Series Qualifying, it’d be NASCAR Chase for the Championship Contender Matt Kenseth scoring the pole with a lap of 27.095 seconds in his No. 20 Dollar General Toyota. It marks Kenseth’s 13th career pole and his second pole of the 2014 season. Kenseth is looking to be one of the four drivers that move on from the Eliminator Round to the Final Round...
Via On Pit Road
12 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: No Limits Texas – Qualifying Matt Kenseth Takes the Pole

  FORT WORTH, Tex. – The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers took to the track for qualifying at Texas Motor Speedway and it was Matt Kenseth taking the pole for Sunday’s AAA Texas 500. The biggest surprise was Tony Stewart, who in round two set a new track record at 200.111 mph. Stewart would end up starting sixth for Sunday’s race. Here is your starting line-up for Sunday’s AAA...
Via Rubbings Racing
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Harvick unhappy with Kenseth following Martinsville wreck

Kevin Harvick is not exactly happy with fellow chase driver Matt Kenseth after the two made contact at Martinsville on Sunday. On lap 228 of the race Kenseth ran into the back of Denny Hamlin before clipping Harvick’s car sending the No. 4 Chevrolet behind the wall for repairs. “I definitely thought that we had worked our way into where we needed to be, in a good position, and...
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Kenseth-Brad Keselowski Fight Among Best In NASCAR History (Videos)

People watch NASCAR for its high speeds and entertaining wrecks, but altercations between drivers aren’t so bad either. The most recent incident involved drivers Matt Kenseth and Brad Keselowski. The latter got tangled up with fellow drivers Kenseth, Denny Hamlin and Tony Stewart during the cool-down lap, leading to quite the brouhaha after the race. The fight was just one of...
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Kenseth Jumps Brad Keselowski After Race In WWE-Like Scene (Video)

Things got real heated following Saturday night’s NASCAR race at Charlotte. In a scene that looked more like professional wrestling than professional race car driving, NASCAR veteran Matt Kenseth pulled a sneak attack on fellow driver Brad Keselowski shortly after the Bank of America 500 ended. Kenseth was hot under the collar after being bumped by Keselowski during a cool down...
October 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Kenseth, Brad Keselowski fight after race

Matt Kenseth attacked Brad Keselowski in the garage after the Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Saturday. Things started when Keselowski intentionally wrecked Denny Hamlin during the race. Keselowski later crashed Kenseth and then Tony Stewart, so Stewart retaliated by backing into Keselowski. Kenseth and Hamlin went looking for Keselowski after the...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 11, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Matt Kenseth attacks Brad Keselowski after race

Contact between Denny Hamlin and Brad Keselowski on a restart with two laps to go resulted in post race confrontations. Hamlin and Keselowski would make contact with one another on the cool down lap and then slam into the side of Hamlin’s teammate Matt Kenseth. Keselowski’s No. 2 car also would make contact with Tony Stewart. Upon being hit Stewart put his car in reverse and...
October 11, 2014  |  Discuss

NSCS: Matt Kenseth’s Bid For First Win of Season Dashed After Slapping Wall

RICHMOND, VA. - Matt Kenseth will not be visiting victory lane for the first time in the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season at Richmond International Raceway, as he slapped the wall on lap 120 of the Federated Auto Parts 400. Kenseth would take his car to pit road on lap 123, and he would lose two laps while the team bolted on new Goodyear tires. The tires proved to do little good...
Via Rubbings Racing
September 06, 2014  |  Discuss

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