Fontana II: Matt Kenseth preview

Fast Facts * In his seven Cup starts at the California Speedway, Matt Kenseth has two top-five finishes and three top-ten's. * Kenseth will be running chassis number 39 this weekend in Fontana. This is the same car that was dominant in...

Fast Facts

* In his seven Cup starts at the California Speedway, Matt Kenseth has two top-five finishes and three top-ten's.

* Kenseth will be running chassis number 39 this weekend in Fontana. This is the same car that was dominant in Chicago in July, ultimately finishing in the second position. Most recently, number 39 raced in Michigan to a third-place finish.

* Kenseth is going to Fontana fresh off his first win of the 2005 season at the Bristol Motor Speedway. With his win at Bristol, Kenseth gained an impressive four positions in the Nextel Cup point standings, moving up to 11th-place. He is currently 11 points out of the tenth spot.

Matt Kenseth on racing at the California Speedway: "I'm looking forward to heading back out to California this weekend. We had a good run there early in the year. We ran in the top ten for much of the day until we cut a tire down late in the race. This team really has a lot of momentum right now. We've been running well, posting some good finishes and, of course, are coming off of our first win of the season."

Crew Chief Robbie Reiser on racing at the California Speedway: "Our team is really pumped right now. With our win last weekend, we gained several spots in the points and are still a contender for the Chase. The guys will be really focused this weekend on executing their pit stops. We're bringing our Chicago and Michigan car to California and it's done well for us, so we're looking forward to being competitive again this weekend.

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Series Monster Energy NASCAR Cup
Drivers Matt Kenseth