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MBNA Platinum 200 Dover Downs International Speedway June 5, 1999 MATT KENSETH'S DOVER DOWNS RECORD Date Start Finish Laps $ Won Status 5/31/97 32 11 ...

MBNA Platinum 200 Dover Downs International Speedway June 5, 1999

MATT KENSETH'S DOVER DOWNS RECORD

Date                Start        Finish        Laps                $ Won                Status
5/31/97                 32          11        199/200                 5,635                Running
9/20/97                 14           3        200/200                15,125                Running
5/30/98                   2          40        136/200                11,520                Accident
9/19/98                   4           1        200/200                40,275                Running

NOTES

· Matt Kenseth will be competing with the same Monte Carlo he raced with at Darlington earlier this year, where he took home his first win of 1999.

· The last Busch Series event Matt raced at Dover, September 19, 1998, he walked away the winner. Matt led a total of 155 laps, taking the checkered flag for the third time in 1998.

· Kenseth made his Winston Cup debut at Dover Downs last fall, substituting for driver, Bill Elliott in the #94 Ford. Matt went on to grab an impressive 6th place finish in his first WC race.

· Matt was able to retain the lead of the championship points battle after his third place finish at Charlotte last weekend. Kenseth continues to leads Dale Earnhardt, Jr. by 84 points.

· Kenseth will be signing autographs at the Home Depot in Christiana, DE on Wednesday, June 2 from 5-7 PM.

DOVER DOWNS INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY BREAKDOWN

NBS Starts:        4                Laps Completed:        735/800 = 91.88%
Average Start:        13                Top 5's:        2
Average Finish:        13.75                Top 10's:        2
Races Led:        2                Laps Led:        210

1999 NASCAR BUSCH SERIES RECORD Date Track S F Laps $Won Status Std. 2/13 Daytona 18 4 120/120 48,500 Running 4 2/20 Rockingham 2 3 197/197 30,045 Running 2 3/6 Las Vegas 20 30 198/200 21,880 Running 4 3/13 Atlanta 13 25 187/195 13,575 Running 6 3/20 Darlington 9 1 147/147 45,200 Running 1 3/27 Texas 5 18 162/163 25,800 Running 2 4/3 Nashville 4 15 319/320 14,700 Running 3 4/10 Bristol 24 35 134/250 13,045 Running 2 4/24 Talledega 5 4 113/113 31,650 Running 2 5/1 California 2 1 150/150 73,200 Running 2 5/8 Loudon 16 8 200/200 17,700 Running 2 5/14 Richmond 18 3 250/250 28,865 Running 1 5/23 Nazareth 7 1 168/168 39,100 Running 1 5/29 Charlotte 9 3 200/200 37,975 Running 1 Totals (95.2%) 2545/2673 442,135

1999 SEASON RECAP

Races Led:        8                Average Start:        10.86
Times Led:        19                Average Finish:        10.79
Laps Led:        434                DNF's:                1

1999 DRIVERS POINTS STANDINGS

1 Matt Kenseth                        1983
2 Dale Earnhardt, Jr.                1899 (-84)
3 Jeff Green                        1785
4 Elton Sawyer                        1728
5 Jason Keller                        1637
6 Todd Bodine                        1611
7 Jeff Purvis                        1597
8 Dave Blaney                        1498
9 Mike McLaughlin                1479
10 Casey Atwood                        1451

NASCAR BUSCH SERIES CAREER STATS

Year        Starts        Wins        Poles        Top 5        Top 10        $Won
1996        1        0        0        0        0        5,745
1997         21        0        0        2        7        199,655
1998        31        3        1        17        23        991,965
1999        14        3        0        8        9        442,135
Totals        66        6        1        27        39        1,639,500        

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Series NASCAR XFINITY
Drivers Dale Earnhardt , Bill Elliott , Matt Kenseth , Todd Bodine , Jason Keller , Jeff Green , Elton Sawyer , Casey Atwood , Mike McLaughlin , Jeff Purvis , Dave Blaney