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Matt Kenseth to enter Slinger Nationals

Matt Kenseth is coming back. No, he’s not returning to Roush Fenway Racing or Joe Gibbs Racing for another condensed NASCAR schedule. Instead, the 2003 NASCAR Cup Series champion will return to Super Late Model competition to compete in the Slinger Nationals at Slinger Super Speedway in Wisconsin on


Matt Kenseth is going short track racing

Kenseth will return to the ‘World’s Fastest Quarter Mile Oval’. Cambridge, Wisconsin native Matt Kenseth grew up racing the short tracks in the hills of the state. — “My first car – what might be considered a sportsman – was a 1981 Camaro that Todd Kropf had driven to championships at Madison and Co


2018 Top NASCAR Storylines: Say Goodnight, Kasey (& Jamie & Matt)

For several drivers, 2018 marks the end of a NASCAR journey. Among those who have said they don’t plan to race full-time (or at all) in the sport in the future are Jamie McMurray (who may run the 2019 Daytona 500 before he hangs up his helmet), Kasey Kahne, Matt Kenseth, Cole Whitt, Elliott Sadler,


Ford Performance NASCAR: Mustang Makes Cup Debut at Bristol This Weekend

FORD PERFORMANCE NASCAR: BRISTOL NOTESThe Monster Energy NASCAR Cup and NASCAR XFINITY Series will be at Bristol Motor Speedway this weekend for the first of two visits in 2019. Ford will be looking for its second straight win at the half-mile bullring after Kurt Busch won the annual Bristol Night R


Top Facts about Las Vegas Motor Speedway

Las Vegas Motor Speedway (LVMS) is a 1200-acre complex for motorsports racing. It is located in Clark County, Nevada in Las Vegas. The track is owned by Speedway Motorsports, Inc. which has its headquarters in Charlotte in North Carolina.


Besides The Rising Tide – NASCAR Martinsville: Hey, You, Get Off My Cloud… Err, Lawn

At the risk of repeating myself, there’s nothing so wrong with the new NASCAR that an old racetrack can’t fix it. Over the last 70 years, Martinsville has earned its reputation as consistently one of the finest on the circuit. If we are to take into account the “Matt Factor” for determining a good r


NASCAR: The one Xfinity Series argument that actually helps Kyle Busch

When it comes to where Kyle Busch ranks among the all-time greatest NASCAR drivers, the fact that he competes in the Xfinity Series and Truck Series so much is generally used against him. But there is one argument regarding him competing in the Xfinity Series that actually helps his case.


Roush Fenway Weekly Advance | Fontana

Fresh off a trip to the desert, Roush Fenway Racing heads to the Golden State for the third leg of the West coast swing at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California, this weekend. Jack Roush has sent a Ford to victory lane 15 times at the 2-mile track, seven of which came in the Cup series.


Brad Keselowski's Penske record will be 'tough to beat'

Keselowski was level with Penske's original talisman driver Mark Donohue on 59 wins for the team until his victory in the Cup race at Atlanta last weekend. "When you go back and know what certainly Mark meant to our team as we were building it over time, it really set a mark that in some cases we th


NASCAR StatWatch: Kyle Busch closing in on greatness

This is usually the point in the NASCAR season when people talk about how we're past the craziness of SpeedWeeks at Daytona and it's time to move on to the "real season." Except this season, that's really not the case. We still have so much to learn about all the changes made to the cars for speedwa


Jimmie Johnson’s 2006 Cup win in Las Vegas tops our rankings

There were 267 laps at the 2018 Pennzoil 400, and on the second one, Kevin Harvick powered around pole position starter Ryan Blaney for the lead. That essentially was the highlight of the day.


Goodyear tire info for NASCAR in Phoenix

NASCAR will have new tire compounds in both the Cup and Xfinity Series this weekend at ISM Raceway. The series will use the same tires, which are a result of a test on the 1-mile track last October that included Denny Hamlin, Matt Kenseth, Kyle Larson and Paul Menard.


Denny Hamlin Won the Battle in Daytona, Now Can He Win the War?

It’s been a good week to be Denny Hamlin. The Virginian has spent the past few days soaking the glitz and glamour of a Daytona 500 victory. Hamlin added to his legacy with a second appearance on the Harley J. Earl trophy last Sunday, bolstering his NASCAR Hall of Fame bid in the process. His winless


Clint Bowyer fastest in first Cup practice at Atlanta Motor Speedway

Clint Bowyer was fastest in Friday’s only Cup Series practice session at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Bowyer and his No. 14 Ford posted a top speed of 180.152 mph around the 1.54-mile track during the 80-minute session.


Daytona 500 sells out for fourth year in a row, broadcast on FOX 1:30 PM CT

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (FOX 35 WOFL) - The Daytona 500 kicks off on Sunday afternoon at the International Speedway in Daytona Beach. Selling out for the fourth year in a row, 40 drivers will meet on the track to compete for the winning spot.


New-look Daytona 500 has a certain throwback feel

The overall look of the nation’s top racing series has undergone a transformation the last few seasons and proof is plastered on the hood of Corey LaJoie’s car. His full facial-haired face adorns his Ford Mustang, which easily makes him the most recognizable driver among the eight Daytona 500 rookie


NASCAR Cup Drivers Who Won't Return for the 2019 Season

The Cup series has endured a rash of retirements in recent years as drivers who came on the scene during the sport’s peak years, from the mid-1990s through the mid-2000s, hit their 40s. Jeff Gordon, Tony Stewart, Carl Edwards, Danica Patrick, Matt Kenseth and NASCAR’s perennial Most Popular Driver,


Ryan Reed to drive for David Gilliland’s truck team in Las Vegas

Ryan Reed will return to NASCAR competition next week, driving the No. 17 Toyota Tundra for DGR-Crosley in the Strat 200 NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series race on March 1 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, the team announced Wednesday.


Kyle Busch making 500th start

Kyle Busch is marking a milestone on Sunday as the driver who is now in his 14th season of Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series makes his 500th career start. Busch will drive the No. 18 Snickers Creamy Toyota at Atlanta Motor Speedway in the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500.


Daytona 500 Winners List (1959-2018)

Winning the Daytona 500 is something every NASCAR driver dreams about. Some of have won it multiple times — Richard Petty snagged seven Daytona 500 wins — while others spend their entire driving career in search of an elusive checkered flag at Daytona International Speedway.