Friday, March 10, 2017

Matt Kenseth Born In Cambridge, Wisconsin - March 10, 1972

March 10, 1972
Matt Kenseth
(Photo;sportingnews.com)
Born in Cambridge, Wisconsin, USA.
 He currently competes full-time in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, driving the No. 20 Toyota Camry for Joe Gibbs Racing.

Kenseth started racing on several short tracks in Wisconsin and won track championships at Madison International Speedway, Slinger Super Speedway and Wisconsin International Raceway. He moved to the ARTGO, American Speed Association, and Hooters Late Model touring series before getting a full-time ride in the NASCAR Busch Series for his former Wisconsin short track rival Robbie Reiser. After finishing second and third in the standings, he moved up in the NASCAR Winston Cup Series. He won the series' Rookie of the Year title in 2000 and the championship in 2003. The International Race of Champions invited Kenseth to race in their 2004 season as the reigning champion and he won the season championship. In 2009, he won a rain-shortened Daytona 500 and repeated as Daytona 500 winner in 2012. He is the father of Ross Kenseth.

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