Kenseth To Race In 10 More Cup Races In 2018

Matt Kenseth will pilot Roush Fenway Racing’s flagship No. 6 Ford for 10 more races in 2018. Starting on July 14 at Kentucky Speedway, Kenseth’s summer stretch of four-straight weekends will conclude at Watkins Glen International on August 5.

Kenseth made his return to Roush Fenway earlier this year at Kansas Speedway and raced five consecutive weeks at the helm of the No. 6 Ford. After Kentucky, he will be behind the wheel of the car at Loudon (July 22), Pocono (July 29) and Watkins Glen (Aug. 5) – tracks where the Cambridge, Wisconsin, native has tallied a combined five wins.

The 2003 NASCAR Cup Series Champion will make back-to-back appearances at Darlington (Sept. 2) and Indianapolis (Sept. 9) – two tracks he has a combined 12 top-five finishes.

His fall schedule continues with a trip to the Monster Mile, Dover International Speedway on October 7. The 39-time Cup Series race winner will close out the 2018 season with three of the final four races, including Martinsville (Oct. 28), Phoenix (Nov. 11) – where he is the defending race winner – and Homestead (Nov. 18). Additional races for Kenseth are still under consideration.

Combined, Kenseth boasts 12 wins all-time at the 10 remaining tracks on his 2018 schedule, along with 67 top-five and 135 top-10 finishes.

Matt Kenseth 2018 Schedule
Kentucky              July 14
Loudon                 July 22
Pocono                 July 29
Watkins Glen      Aug. 5
Darlington           Sept. 2
Indianapolis        Sept. 9
Dover                    Oct. 7
Martinsville         Oct. 28
Phoenix                 Nov. 11
Homestead          Nov. 18

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