Matt Kenseth has scored 14 top-10s in 34 starts at Daytona International Speedway; only one of these has come with Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR).
The winner of the 2015 edition of the Clash, Matt Kenseth will make his 11th start in the non-points event Saturday night when he jumps behind the wheel of the No. 20 Interstate Batteries Toyota.
Matt Kenseth has a recent three-year average finish of 5.83 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, which makes him the leading driver at this track.
If NASCAR had awarded segment points in 2016 at the one-quarter and halfway marks, Matt Kenseth would have earned points in 53 segments.
Matt Kenseth has the fourth-best average finish at Dover International Speedway during the past three years among active, fulltime drivers.
Matt Kenseth lands fourth on the list of active drivers at Kansas Speedway during the past three years with a mark of 9.33 in six races.
Matt Kenseth has earned his current, best three-year averages at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
Matt Kenseth has earned the fourth-most top-10s in the past three years with a total of 61.
Matt Kenseth posted the seventh-best average finish in 2016 with a 13.75.
Matt Kenseth finished seventh in the Ford EcoBoost 400, which extended his current streak of Homestead-Miami Speedway top-10s to four.
Matt Kenseth was leading at the end of regulation, but an accident during the first attempt at overtime sent him to the back of the pack to finish 21st in the Can-Am 500 at Phoenix International Raceway.
Matt Kenseth posted the 13th-fastest single lap in Saturday’s first session, was 10th-quickest among 30 drivers in regard to 10 laps runs, and posted the 10th-fastest time in final practice.
During a week when it will probably require a top-five to advance in the Chase, Matt Kenseth is likely to be one of the odd-men out based on his Phoenix International Raceway record.
Matt Kenseth finished seventh in the AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway, which puts him one point behind the bubble to make the Chase finale in Homestead-Miami Speedway.