Sunday, May 15, 2016

Matt Kenseth Survives Chaos in Dover for First Win of 2016 Season

In a rather wild race at Dover, Matt Kenseth's string of Bad luck finally came to an end and he finally took a victory in Dover cashing his ticket into the chase in 2016. Kenseth held off a late race young gun charge from Chase Elliott and Kyle Larson to cash his first win of 2016. A massive 18 car crash took out contenders like Martin Truex Jr., Kevin Harvick, along with a few others. Kyle Larson held onto second, Chase Elliott, Kasey Kahne, Kurt Busch, Brad Keselowski, Denny Hamlin, Ryan Blaney, Martin Truex Jr., and Trevor Bayne rounded out the Top 10, There was an 11 minute red flag for track cleanup with 46 laps to go. On a restart, Jimmie Johnson was leading but the car stuck in gear, causing Martin Truex Jr. to run into the back of him. The rest of the field, coming up to speed, piled into one another blocking the track. 18 cars were involved. 

NASCAR News Source Driver Of The Week

Over the 2016 Season, Matt Kenseth has seen every angle of bad luck possible to man. Leading at Daytona coming to the checkered flag but getting shuffled back, Getting a Black and White Cross Flag at Atlanta along with many other bad luck situations. Today Kenseth took advantage of numerous opportunities and held off hard chargers of  Chase Elliott and Kyle Larson to finally have some good luck on his side. An excellent race for the #20 Team which awards them their first Driver Of The Week Honors!

Results

1 20 Matt Kenseth
2 42 Kyle Larson
3 24 Chase Elliott
4 5 Kasey Kahne
5 41 Kurt Busch
6 2 Brad Keselowski
7 11 Denny Hamlin
8 21 Ryan Blaney
9 78 Martin Truex Jr.
10 6 Trevor Bayne
11 27 Paul Menard
12 15 Clint Bowyer
13 10 Danica Patrick
14 17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr.
15 4 Kevin Harvick
16 31 Ryan Newman
17 23 David Ragan
18 34 Chris Buescher
19 38 Landon Cassill
20 95 Michael McDowell
21 1 Jamie McMurray
22 22 Joey Logano
23 47 AJ Allmendinger
24 44 Brian Scott
25 48 Jimmie Johnson
26 13 Casey Mears
27 98 Cole Whitt
28 19 Carl Edwards
29 16 Greg Biffle
30 18 Kyle Busch
31 43 Aric Almirola
32 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr.
33 3 Austin Dillon
34 14 Tony Stewart
35 32 Jeffrey Earnhardt
36 30 Josh Wise
37 46 Michael Annett
38 55 Reed Sorenson
39 7 Regan Smith
40 83 Matt DiBenedetto

Next Weekend

The Lights Come On and the Stars come out as we head to NASCAR's Exhibition Race, The NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race which will have 20 of NASCAR's best will take to the Charlotte Motor Speedway to prove they are one of the best and one will become a million dollars richer after this race. Last years winner Denny Hamlin returns to defend his title can he come up with 2 in a row and continue the dominance of  Joe Gibbs Racing and Toyota?