We continue our look at the Top 10 drivers of the 2013 NASCAR Racing season, and coming in at #2 is MATT KENSETH who finished -19 points back of the Champion. In his first season with Joe Gibbs Racing racks up some impressive stats
STATS: 7 Wins, 12 Top 5’s, 20 Top 10’s, 3 Poles, 3 DNF’s
$6.8 million in winnings
The NMPA Myers Brothers Award is presented in the names of pioneer NASCAR competitors Billy and Bobby Myers. Past recipients are a virtual who’s-who of the industry – drivers, owners, track operators, sponsors and members of the media – and include nearly every current member of the NASCAR Hall of Fame.
By John Sturbin
Special to the NASCAR Wire Service
FORT WORTH, Texas — Greed momentarily got the best of Matt Kenseth on pit road Sunday at Texas Motor Speedway, where Lap 173 of the AAA Texas 500 may yet morph into the deciding moment of the 2013 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup.
Kenseth was running second to title rival Jimmie Johnson on Lap 173 of the scheduled 334-lapper when he hit pit road for a green-flag stop. Exiting after a clean stop, Kenseth was detected for speeding — an infraction that carries a pass-through penalty that was assessed on Lap 175. Kenseth dropped to 16th, a massive 28.398 seconds behind Johnson, who went on to score his sixth victory of the season by a comfortable 4.390-seconds over Hendrick Motorsports teammate Dale Earnhardt Jr. Joey Logano of Penske Racing finished third while Kenseth rallied to finish fourth. Continue reading “Matt Kenseth Maintains Chase Pace At Texas Motor Speedway”