Official: Matt Kenseth to drive No. 6 car for 7 points races

According to NBC Sports, Kenseth is scheduled to run the next five races including the All-Star Race in the Roush Fenway No. 6 car.

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Roush Fenway Racing announced Thursday that Matt Kenseth would drive seven points races for the team in 2018.


May 12: Kansas Speedway May 19: All-Star Race May 27: Coca-Cola 600 (Charlotte) June 10: Michigan Sept. 9: Indianapolis Oct. 7: Dover Nov. 11: Phoenix Nov. 18: Homestead ‘

After being absent from the Cup Series for the first 11 races of the season, Matt Kenseth is going to become a familiar face.

The following three points races are the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte and races at Pocono and Michigan. Per NBC, Bayne will be in the car at Sonoma on June 24. Not-so-coincidentally, the No. 6 car will be sponsored by AdvoCare in that race. It’s widely expected that Bayne will run all AdvoCare-sponsored races the rest of the season.

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Kenseth’s start in Kansas is a return home to Roush

Judging by the reaction and the general vibe, it’s hard to tell who is more excited about former champion Matt Kenseth’s return to Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series competition this week driving the No

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  • Date: 2018-05-09T16:39:33-04:00
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NASCAR champ Matt Kenseth not worried about long layoff in return to Cup

Matt Kenseth admits he has not turned a lap in a NASCAR Cup Series car since last year’s season finale at Homestead. Photo by Motorsport Images-LAT

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It’s been six seasons since Kenseth was last in a Roush Fenway Racing Ford (2012). He won a Monster Energy Series championship (2003), two Daytona 500 trophies (2009, 2012) and 24 races for the organization. Prior to that, he drove Roush cars as he raced his good friend Dale Earnhardt Jr. hard in pursuit of a pair of NASCAR Xfinity Series titles (called the Busch Grand National Series at the time) – winning seven of his 29 Xfinity trophies in his fulltime 1998 and 1999 seasons. He finished runner-up to Earnhardt for that title in 1998 and third to Earnhardt in 1999.

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  • Date: 2018-05-09
  • Author: Holly Cain NASCAR Wire Service
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