Matt Kenseth posted the fastest single lap in the first practice session for the Crown Royal 400 with a top speed of 186.285 mph.
Matt Kenseth is still seeking his first 2014 win to solidify a position in the Chase. Two of his last three Indy attempts resulted in top-five finishes, so there is reason for his fantasy owners to be hopeful.
Still winless through 19 races, Matt Kenseth has nevertheless scored the third-most top-10s this season. With 12 such finishes, he sits behind the Hendrick Motorsports teammates of Jeff Gordon and Dale Earnhardt Jr. who have 13 top-10s apiece.
Matt Kenseth finished fourth in the Camping World RV Sales 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway and is still searching for his first victory of 2014.
Matt Kenseth has the greatest average improvement at New Hampshire in the Cup series among active drivers entered this week. In 28 previous starts, he has advanced seven positions to finish 13.36.
Matt Kenseth was one of five drivers who swept the top 10 at New Hampshire last year with a ninth in the summer and a victory in the fall.
Matt Kenseth (No. 20 Home Depot Husky Toyota) has two wins, six top fives, 14 top 10s; one pole and an average finish of 17.1 at Daytona International Speedway.
Matt Kenseth finishes 4th in Saturday night's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Kentucky Speedway in Sparta, KY.
Matt Kenseth (No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing, Toyota) is fourth in the standings with 515 points; current Chase seed: 11.
Matt Kenseth (No. 20 Dollar General Toyota) has one win, one top five, three top 10s and an average finish of 4.7 at Kentucky Speedway.
Matt Kenseth (No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing, Toyota) is fourth in the standings with 513 points.
Matt Kenseth (No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing, Toyota) is second in the standings with 482 points.
Matt Kenseth (No. 20 Dollar General Toyota) has two wins, 12 top fives, 18 top 10s and an average finish of 9.6 at Michigan International Speedway.
Matt Kenseth finishes 25th in Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, Pennsylvania.