Matt Kenseth

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  • Birth Name: Matthew Roy Kenseth
  • Birth Place: Cambridge, Wisconsin, United States
  • Profession: NASCAR driver
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Fast Facts

  • At 13, he convinced his father to buy a car and race it; Matt would work on it until he was old enough to drive it.
  • Named Raybestos Rookie of the Year in 2000, beating out Dale Earnhardt Jr.
  • Won the 2003 Winston Cup after having won just one race all season, leading to criticism of the points system by others in NASCAR; 2004 saw the implementation of a new playoff-type system called the Chase for the Cup.
  • In 2008, became one of just two drivers to qualify for the Chase for the Cup in each of the first five years of the playoff format.
  • In 2009, failed to qualify for the Chase for the first time.
  • The Matt Kenseth Museum and Fan Club is located in Cambridge, WI.

Relationships

  • Ross Kenseth — Son
  • Kelley Maruszewski — Sister
  • Katie Kenseth — Wife
  • Kaylin Nicola Kenseth — Daughter
  • Roy Kenseth — Father
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  • Birth Name: Matthew Roy Kenseth
  • Birth Place: Cambridge, Wisconsin, United States
  • Profession: NASCAR driver