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.
Matt Kenseth quietly spent 71 laps in the top five of the 138 that made up the distance at Michigan International Speedway for the Quicken Loans 400 and held on to finish fourth in the rain-shortened event.
Matt Kenseth was touched by magic when he drove the No. 17 Roush-Fenway Racing Ford at Michigan International Speedway, but he has not been quite as strong in the Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota. Only one of his last four attempts on this track ended in a top-10.
Matt Kenseth incurred a pit road speeding penalty early in the Axalta We Paint Winners 400 at Pocono Raceway, but he rebounded to finish sixth.
Matt Kenseth posted a lap of 194.252 mph in the final round of qualification and will lead the field to green Sunday night for the Coke 600. This is his first career pole at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Matt Kenseth will enter the 2015 all-star race as one of the favorites to win—or at least finish in the front half of the pack. His last eight consecutive attempts in this event ended in top-10 finishes with an average of 5.2.
Matt Kenseth spun just before the halfway mark of the SpongeBob 400 at Kansas Speedway, but was able to keep his Toyota off the wall. He rallied to challenge the leaders at the end and finished sixth in the final rundown.
Matt Kenseth finished sixth in the Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway to keep his short track streak alive. He finished fourth at Martinsville Speedway and won Bristol Motor Speedway from the pole.
Matt Kenseth posted the fourth quickest time in final practice for the Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway with a speed of 122.100 mph from laps two through 11.