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Get to Know the NEXTEL Drivers: Matt Kenseth

Name: Matt Kenseth

 

Date of Birth: 03/10/1972

 

Hometown: Cambridge, Wisconsin

 

First Race: 1998 MBNA Gold 400 (Dover)

 

First Victory: 2000 Coca-Cola 600 (Lowe’s)

 

Most Recent Victory: 2007 Pep Boys Auto 500 (Atlanta)

 

Awards: 2000 Winston Cup Rookie of the Year

 

2003 Winston Cup Champion

 

2004 IROC champion

 

Car Number: 17

 

Car Make: Ford

 

Team: Roush Fenway Racing

 

Sponsor: DeWalt Power Tools

 

2006 NEXTEL Cup Position: 2nd

 

2007 NEXTEL Winnings: $5,953,397

 

2007 NEXTEL Laps Led: 605

 

Wins: 1

 

Rank: 10