Matt Kenseth Articles

We’ve seen plenty of sports deal with the fallout from athlete retirements. The NBA struggled after losing Michael Jordan and golf has seen interest wane with Tiger Woods on the sidelines. But all those moments pale with the changing of the...
Tom Bowles
1 month ago
DraftKings’ daily fantasy NASCAR heads to Kansas Speedway this weekend for the Hollywood Casino 400. This race marks the third and final event of the second round in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs. The green flag flies Sunday...
Tom Bowles
2 months ago
The first round of the NASCAR playoffs this season could be summed up in one word.   Toyota.   Camrys went three-for-three to start the postseason, including Kyle Busch’s thrilling late-race pass of Chase Elliott at Dover. The...
Tom Bowles
3 months ago
DraftKings’ daily fantasy NASCAR game heads to Charlotte Motor Speedway this weekend for the Bank of America 500. This race marks the first event of the second round in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs. The green flag flies...
Tom Bowles
3 months ago
DraftKings’ daily fantasy NASCAR heads to Dover International Speedway this weekend for the Apache Warrior 400. This race marks the third and final event of the first round in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs. The green flag...
Tom Bowles
3 months ago
Once upon a time, Hendrick Motorsports was an unstoppable force in NASCAR Cup Series racing. It’s the home of Jimmie Johnson, whose seven championships have tied a series record; Dale Earnhardt Jr., the sport’s Most Popular Driver and...
Tom Bowles
3 months ago
DraftKings’ daily fantasy NASCAR heads to New Hampshire Motor Speedway this weekend for the ISM Connect 300. This race marks the second event of the first round in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs. The green flag flies...
Tom Bowles
3 months ago
DraftKings’ daily fantasy NASCAR contest heads to Chicagoland Speedway this weekend for the Tales of the Turtles 400. This event marks the start of the 10-race Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs. The green flag flies...
Tom Bowles
4 months ago
NASCAR’s first regular season finale at Richmond Raceway was also its most memorable. On that fateful Saturday night in 2004, Kasey Kahne crashed himself out of the Chase while teammate Jeremy Mayfield snuck in the back door. Leading 151 laps...
Tom Bowles
4 months ago
The DraftKings daily fantasy NASCAR game heads to the midwest this weekend for the Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race. The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series will make its second stop at Bristol Motor Speedway this Saturday evening at 7:30 ...
Tom Bowles
4 months ago
The DraftKings daily fantasy NASCAR game heads to the midwest this weekend for the Pure Michigan 400. The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series will make its second stop at Michigan International Speedway this Sunday afternoon at 3 p.m.   After a...
Tom Bowles
5 months ago
The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series now heads to New England for the Overton's 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway this Sunday at 3 p.m. ET.   Here are eight drivers to look out for while setting your DraftKings lineup, courtesy of...
Tom Bowles
6 months ago
The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series heads to Kentucky Speedway for the Quaker State 400 presented by Advance Auto Parts this Saturday night at 7:30 p.m. In your latest daily fantasy NASCAR weekend, cars hit the track Friday morning or first...
Tom Bowles
6 months ago
Matt Kenseth: 2017 NASCAR Season Driver Preview
Matt Kenseth’s 2016 season ended in a considerably different manner than the year before, but the final result included the same disappointment about what could have been. There was no intentional crashing, no bitter feud with Joey Logano...
Athlon Sports
11 months ago
For the last few years, NASCAR fans have bemoaned the 1.5-mile “cookie-cutter” tri-oval tracks for dominating the Chase for the Sprint Cup’s 10-race docket. “It favors the No. 48 team,” they say. “The tracks...
Vito Pugliese
3 years ago
Each week, Geoffrey Miller’s “Five Things to Watch” will help you catch up on the biggest stories of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series’ upcoming race weekend. This week, NASCAR rolls west to Phoenix International Raceway where...
Geoffrey Miller
3 years ago
CNN. ESPN. Good Morning America. Everywhere you turn this month, NASCAR has jumped to the front page of the news cycle as emotional outbursts have produced two-minute YouTube clips that cause millions of potential fans to pay attention. Don’t...
Tom Bowles
3 years ago
Ten years. That’s how long since the Hendrick Motorsports plane crash, near Martinsville, which took the lives of 10 innocent victims. Among them were owner Rick Hendrick’s son, Ricky, and brother John; nieces Kimberly and Jennifer,...
Tom Bowles
3 years ago
The one thing the 2.66-mile behemoth that is Talladega Superspeedway and the half-mile paperclip that is Martinsville Speedway have in common is the reversal of fortunes each potentially delivers. After raising the ire of fans and the garage (Matt...
Vito Pugliese
3 years ago
Multi-car teams working together: it’s a modern NASCAR philosophy that began in the 1980s, failed miserably, and was redefined during the 1990s by Hendrick Motorsports. Built with Jeff Gordon, massaged by Terry Labonte and perfected by Jimmie...
Tom Bowles
3 years ago
Talladega’s eternal question: offense or defense?Conventional wisdom says Sunday’s race at Talladega Superspeedway will be a non-stop battle of lead changes and side-by-side racing thanks to the building pressure of Chase for the Sprint...
Geoffrey Miller
3 years ago
With the WWE Attitude-Era finale to last weekend’s Bank of America 500 in Charlotte, you’d be hard pressed to remember how the first 25 laps were obscured by either a college football game or (of all things) a preseason NBA game. No...
Vito Pugliese
3 years ago
Brad Keselowski’s actions, both during and after the Bank of America 500 at Charlotte, are what everyone’s talking about this week in NASCAR. After running 16th and watching his title hopes potentially go up in flames, Keselowski took...
Tom Bowles
3 years ago
The Chase is dramatic — but is it working?Taylor Swift has one of the hottest tunes on pop radio right with a message for all of her, um, haters.  'Cause the players gonna play, play, play, play, playAnd the haters gonna hate,...
Geoffrey Miller
3 years ago
Each week, Geoffrey Miller's "Five Things to Watch" will help you catch up on the biggest stories on the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series' upcoming race weekend. This week, the 10-race Chase for the Sprint Cup hits its first elimination...
Geoffrey Miller
3 years ago

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