BUSCH: Texas II: Matt Kenseth preview

Fast Facts * In his eight starts at Texas in the Busch series, Matt Kenseth has finished in the top-ten seven times, including one win in 2004. * Kenseth will be driving the No. 9 Pennzoil Platinum Ford Taurus in the O'Reilly Challenge on ...

Fast Facts

* In his eight starts at Texas in the Busch series, Matt Kenseth has finished in the top-ten seven times, including one win in 2004.

* Kenseth will be driving the No. 9 Pennzoil Platinum Ford Taurus in the O'Reilly Challenge on Saturday. The team will be bringing car number 45, which finished seventh in the spring race at the Texas Motor Speedway and was the race winner in Darlington earlier this year.

* In his six starts at Texas in the Cup Series, Kenseth has one win and two top-ten finishes.

* Kenseth and the No. 17 DEWALT Ford Taurus team will be bringing car number 48 to Texas this weekend. This is a new car that was run for the first time in Kansas last month, where it won the pole and posted a fifth-place finish.

Matt Kenseth on racing at Texas Motor Speedway: "I really like the track at the Texas Motor Speedway and enjoy racing there. Earlier this year we ran as high as third but the car didn't handle extremely well. Then, we were penalized for speeding on pit road and that cost us. We didn't come out with a good finish but we've had a win there, so I know we're capable of getting around that track."

Crew Chief Robbie Reiser on racing at Texas Motor Speedway: "We're bringing car number 48 to Texas this weekend which was a brand new car for us when we took it to Kansas last month. It ran well for us there and we came home with a fifth-place finish. We took it to Texas last week and tested with good results. We're coming off a top-five finish at Atlanta, which was a good day for us in the points, so we'll be looking to keep the momentum going this weekend."

Busch Series Crew Chief Chad Norris: "Matt has run well in his Busch Series starts at Texas and has consistently finished in the top-ten. We'll be looking to continue that streak this weekend. Matt won the spring race here last year and we'd love to be in Victory Lane again."

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Series Monster Energy NASCAR Cup , NASCAR XFINITY
Drivers Matt Kenseth