Matt Kenseth led the field to green for the Pure Michigan 400, led the most laps with 146 of 200, and won at Michigan International Speedway in dominant fashion.
Matt Kenseth posted the fastest time in the first round of qualification and he backed it up with a lap of 197.488 mph in the second round to grab the pole. He will lead the Pure Michigan 400 field to green on Sunday for the first time in his career on this track.
Joe Gibbs Racing swept the top four spots in the first round of qualification at Michigan International Speedway for the Pure Michigan 400. Matt Kenseth led the contingent with a lap of 195.988 mph.
Matt Kenseth earned his second consecutive top-five by conserving fuel in the Cheez-it 355k at the Glen. He was able to nurse his car home fourth behind Kevin Harvick—who was also in fuel conservation mode. His victory last week in the Windows 10 400 at Pocono Raceway also came as the result of fuel mileage.
Matt Kenseth conserved his fuel better than anyone else on the track and scored his second win of the 2015 NASCAR season. His official lead over second-place Brad Keselowski was 9.013 seconds in the Windows 10 400 at Pocono Raceway.
Joe Gibbs Racing swept the top four spots in Saturday morning’s practice session for the Windows 10 400 at Pocono Raceway. Carl Edwards led the contingent with a speed of 175.812, followed by Matt Kenseth (175.418), Kyle Busch (175.408), and Denny Hamlin (175.298).
Matt Kenseth was 0.077 seconds slower than Brad Keselowski in the first practice session for the Windows 10 400 at Pocono Raceway.
Matt Kenseth finished seventh in the Crown Royal Jeff Kyle 400 at the Brickyard, which was his fourth consecutive finish at Indianapolis Motor Speedway of fifth through seventh.
Matt Kenseth finished sixth in the 5-Hour Energy 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway to score his second consecutive top-10. In the past six races, his results have come in pairs with consecutive top-10s at Pocono Raceway and Michigan International Speedway, and then two 20-something results at Sonoma Raceway and Daytona International Speedway.
Matt Kenseth qualified eighth for the 5-Hour Energy 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway to complete a sweep of the Joe Gibbs Racing drivers on the first four rows.
Matt Kenseth finished fifth in the Quaker State 400 by Advance Auto Parts at Kentucky Speedway and completed a sweep of the top five for Joe Gibbs Racing, His teammates Kyle Busch, Denny Hamlin, and Carl Edwards finished first, third, and fourth respectively.
Matt Kenseth spun out of turn four in the final minutes of practice into the infield grass. With four days of rain in the area, the ground was extremely wet and Kenseth had to be towed.
Matt Kenseth has four top-10 finishes to his credit in the five similarly-configured, 1.5-mile track races run so far in 2015. His best finish of fourth came in the most recent race at Charlotte Motor Speedway after leading the field to green from the pole.
Matt Kenseth has earned nine top-15s in his last 14 road course races at Sonoma Raceway and Watkins Glen International combined, but his best effort in that span of events was an eighth in New York in 2012.