Over the past 17 seasons few drivers have enjoyed the success in NASCAR than that of Cambridge, Wisconsin’s Matt Kenseth, whose Hall of Fame resume is highlighted by the 2003 NASCAR Cup Series championship and 39 Cup Series victories including two Daytona 500s, the Coca-Cola 600 and the Southern 500. His surname is synonymous with consistency in the NASCAR garage, rightfully earned by making NASCAR’s Playoffs 13 of 14 seasons, and by collecting 327 top-10 finishes in 650 career starts.
- 2003 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion
- 39 career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victories
- Two-time Daytona 500 winner
- Led Cup Series in wins in 2002 and 2013
- 29 career NASCAR XFINITY Series victories
- 13 appearances in NASCAR’s playoffs
- 2000 Cup Series Rookie of the Year
- 2004 IROC Champion
- 2004 NASCAR All-Star Race winner
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Hailing from Cambridge, Wis., Matt Kenseth enjoys spending time with his five children, Ross, Kaylin, Grace, Clara, and Mallory. An avid outdoorsman, Kenseth enjoys cycling, running, hunting, riding snowmobiles and motorcycles… his love of football is on display each fall as Kenseth plays fantasy football and fanatically follows his favorite NFL team, the Green Bay Packers.
“I have always been impressed with his talent and his ability. He is as good a driver as anybody is in the series today.” — Dale Earnhardt, Jr.
Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel (11/17/2017) – Wisconsin’s Matt Kenseth Exits NASCAR Leaving Legacy of Admiration, Friendship, Success
USA Today (11/14/2017) – Matt Kenseth Didn’t Get a Farewell Tour But Got the Ending He Deserved
NPR Wait! Wait! Don’t Tell Me! (4/16/2016) – Not My Job Segment: NASCAR’s Matt Kenseth
ESPN (4/9/2016) – Kenseth honors Steve Byrnes family
NASCAR.com (3/31/2016) – Kenseth takes on 130-mile bike ride