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.
Matt Kenseth was slow in the final practice session for the AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway with only the 19th-fastest single lap.
Matt Kenseth has a current six-race, top-10 streak to his credit on similarly-configured, 1.5-mile tracks.
Matt Kenseth finished fourth in the Goody's Fast Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway after starting the race 17th.
Matt Kenseth has scored six top-15s in seven Martinsville Speedway starts with Joe Gibbs Racing.
Matt Kenseth finished 28th in the Hellmann's 500 at Talladega SuperSpeedway after qualifying third.
Matt Kenseth, Chase Elliott, and Carl Edwards lined up behind Jimmie Johnson on the fastest lap chart for the Hellmann's 500 at Talladega.
If his last two seasons are any indication, Matt Kenseth is going to be fantasy pyrite this week with three consecutive losses of position at Talladega SuperSpeedway.
Matt Kenseth finished ninth in the Hollywood Casino 400 after taking the early lead from the pole.
Matt Kenseth posted the single fastest lap in the final practice session for the Hollywood Casino 400 with a speed of 186.361 mph.
Matt Kenseth posted a lap of 192.089 mph in the final round of qualification for the Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway and will lead the field to the green on Sunday.