Matt Kenseth's Schedule with Roush Fenway Announced Today
CONCORD, NC – RIS – Matt Kenseth’s schedule for the remainder of 2018 has been announced by Roush Fenway Racing. Kenseth with race at Kansas this weekend, the All-Star race at Charlotte on May 19, The Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte on May 27, Michigan on June 10, Indianapolis Motor Speedway on September 9, Dover on October 7, Phoenix on 11-11, and Homestead Miami on November 18—A total of seven Point-paying races and the exhibition All Star race in the No. 6 Wyndham Ford Fusion.
Kenseth has a combined 13 wins at the seven tracks, having led 3,663 laps and won nine poles. His first career Cup win came at the 600 at Charlotte in 2001. His last win with Roush Fenway came at Kansas in 2012 and his Cup Series win came just last season in at Phoenix.
Kenseth has three wins at both Michigan and Dover, and boasts multiple wins at Kansas, Charlotte, Dover and Phoenix.
“I’m really looking forward to getting back to the track this weekend,” Kenseth said. “Kansas is one of my favorite race tracks, and I’m really excited to get in the No. 6 car for (team owner) Jack (Roush).
“It’s great to have Wyndham Rewards on the car, an incredible brand with hotels that serve NASCAR fans across the country.”
Kenseth spent most of his NASCAR career with Roush but most recently competed with Joe Gibbs Racing. He left the organization at the end of the 2017 season and didn’t have a ride lined up for this year until Roush presented the opportunity to drive some races in the No. 6.
Trevor Bayne, who has driven for the team since 2015, is scheduled to drive the No. 6 when Kenseth is not in the car.
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