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Encyclopedia > Matt Kenseth
Matthew Roy Kenseth
Born: March 10, 1972 (1972-03-10) (age 36)
Birthplace: Cambridge, Wisconsin
Awards: 2000 Winston Cup Rookie of the Year

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NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Statistics
Car #, Team 17 Roush Fenway Racing
2007 Sprint Cup Position: 4th
Best Cup Position: 1st - 2003 (Winston Cup)
First Race: 1998 MBNA Gold 400 (Dover)
First Win: 2000 Coca-Cola 600 (Lowe's)
Last Win: 2007 Ford 400 (Homestead)
Wins Top Tens Poles
16 142 3
NASCAR Nationwide Series Statistics
Car #, Team 17 - Roush Fenway Racing
2007 NNS Position: 10th
Best NNS Position: 2nd - 1998
First Race: 1996 Red Dog 300 (Charlotte)
First Win: 1998 GM Goodwrench Service Plus 200 (Rockingham)
Last Win: 2008 Nicorette 300 (Atlanta)
Wins Top Tens Poles
23 152 14
Statistics current as of February 17, 2008.
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Matt Kenseth's 2004 car being pushed out by his crew
2007 Busch Series car
2007 Busch Series car
2007 Cup car
2007 Cup car
2008 Cup car
2008 Cup car

Matthew Roy Kenseth (born March 10, 1972 in Cambridge, Wisconsin) is a stock car driver. Matt drives the #17 DeWalt Ford in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series for Roush Fenway Racing. Jeff Burton (99), Elliott Sadler (38), Ricky Rudd (21), Dale Jarrett (88), Sterling Marlin (40), Jimmie Johnson (48), and Casey Mears (41) practice for the 2004 Daytona 500 The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is the largest sanctioning body of motorsports in the United States. ... Outside Roush headquarters. ... The 2007 NASCAR NEXTEL Cup season began on February 10, 2007 at Daytona International Speedway with the Budweiser Shootout and will end with the Ford 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 18 of that same year. ... The 2003 NASCAR Winston Cup began on Saturday February 8 and ended on Sunday November 16. ... The 1998 NASCAR Winston Cup Season began on Sunday February 8 and ended on Sunday November 8. ... 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Contents

Early career

Kenseth made an agreement with his father Roy that Roy should buy a car and race, and Matt would work on the car until he was old enough to race.[1] Matt began stock car racing in 1988 at the age of 16, and won the feature in his third night of racing. He started racing at Columbus 151 Speedway and Jefferson Speedway near Cambridge.[1] After graduating from Cambridge High School, Kenseth worked for four years selling and shipping parts for Lefthander Chassis, a late model racecar chassis manufacturer just south of Wisconsin in Illinois.[1] Kenseth made a name for himself while driving at several Wisconsin tracks for Mike Butz in the #8 late model, beating nationally known drivers such as Dick Trickle and Robbie Reiser. He won the 1994 Slinger Nationals at Slinger Super Speedway.[1] He won the 1994 and 1995 track championships at Wisconsin International Raceway. He also won track championships at Madison International Speedway, including the 1994 late model track championship over Robbie Reiser. Kenseth's last shop in Wisconsin was at Gerry Gunderman's American Speed Association shop, who was also Alan Kulwicki's last shop in Wisconsin before moving to NASCAR.[1] Kenseth decided to go south to the USAR Hooters Pro Cup series in 1996 and nearly won the series championship as a rookie. This article is about the sport of stock car racing. ... Dick Trickle (born October 27, 1941 in Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin) is an auto racer. ... Robbie Reiser (born June 24, 1938) in Allenton, Wisconsin is a stock car racing crew chief and (former racer) for the Roush Racing team in NASCARs Nextel Cup series. ... Track layout The Slinger Super Speedway located in Slinger, Wisconsin, is a quarter mile paved oval automobile race track with a 33-degree bank. ... Track layout The Slinger Super Speedway located in Slinger, Wisconsin, is a quarter mile paved oval automobile race track with a 33-degree bank. ... The Wisconsin International Raceway (WIR) is a stockcar racing oval and drag strip in Kaukauna, Wisconsin, USA. // Stockcar track The main track is a half mile D-shaped paved oval. ... Madison International Speedway grandstands from the parking lot The Madison International Speedway (MIS) is a stockcar racing oval in Oregon, Wisconsin (near Madison). ... Robbie Reiser (born June 24, 1938) in Allenton, Wisconsin is a stock car racing crew chief and (former racer) for the Roush Racing team in NASCARs Nextel Cup series. ... Troy Hintzsches ASA Late Model at Madison International Speedway. ... Alan Kulwicki (December 14, 1954 - April 1, 1993) was an American NASCAR driver. ... The USAR Hooter Pro Cup is a stock car auto racing series in the United States. ...


Busch Series

In 1996, Kenseth made his Busch Series debut at Lowe's Motor Speedway with car owner Carl Wegner in a part-time ride. In 1997, racer Tim Bender was injured, and Bender's crew chief/car owner Robbie Reiser called on his former competitor and rival Kenseth to fill in. The Reiser-Kenseth combination proved successful, culmulating in a second- and third-place finishes in the Busch points. Matt drove the No. 17 car sponsored first by Kraft, then Lycos, and lastly DeWalt. Most recent champion(s) Kevin Harvick The NASCAR Busch Series is a stock car racing series owned and operated by NASCAR. It is NASCARs minor league circuit (often compared to Triple-A baseball), and is a proving ground for drivers who wish to step up to the organizations... Kraft has more than one meaning: Kraft Foods, the worlds second largest food and beverage company Kraft process, a paper pulp production method Kraft (Mega Man Zero), a video game character Kraft (Catch-22), a character in Joseph Hellers novel Catch-22 Team Kraft, Toyota semi-works Super... Lycos is an Internet search engine and web portal. ... DeWALT is a world-wide brand of power tools for the construction and woodworking industries. ...


Kenseth won the last two races of the Busch season in 2006 driving the #17 Penzoil Ford Fusion, at Phoenix and Homestead.


In 2007, Kenseth planned to run 23 Busch races to be sponsored by Arby's restaurants (13 races), Dish Network (five races), iLevel by Weyerhaeuser (four races), and Aflac (one race). Kenseth won the Stater Bros. 300 at California Speedway in February and the O'Reilly 300 at Texas Motor Speedway in April. Arbys is a fast food restaurant chain in the United States and Canada that is a wholly owned subsidiary of Triarc. ... The Stater Brothers 300 is the second race on the NASCAR Busch Series schedule. ... The California Speedway is a two-mile, low-banked, D-shaped oval superspeedway in Fontana, California, similar to that of sister track Michigan International Speedway. ... The OReilly 300 is a NASCAR Busch Series race that takes place at Texas Motor Speedway. ... Texas Motor Speedway is a superspeedway located in the northernmost portion of the U.S. city of Fort Worth, Texas -- the portion located in Denton County, Texas. ...


Kenseth broke an 18 race winless streak as he won the 2008 Nicorette 300 at the Atlanta Motor Speedway. It was Kenseth's 23rd career Nationwide victory. The Nicorette 300 is a NASCAR Busch Series race held at Atlanta Motor Speedway. ... Atlanta Motor Speedway is a superspeedway in Hampton, Georgia, USA, 20 miles (32 km) south of Atlanta. ...


Winston Cup/Nextel Cup

Kenseth made his Winston Cup series debut in 1998 at Dover, Del., filling in for Bill Elliott who had to attend his father's funeral on the day of the race. He finished sixth, the third best debut of any driver. The last driver before Matt to debut with a top-10 finish was Rusty Wallace in 1980 with a second place finish in Atlanta. NASCAR Nextel Cup logo NEXTEL Cup trophy, adopted in 2004 4-time champion Jeff Gordon poses with the Winston Cup trophy (used prior to 2004) The NASCAR Championship is the championship held in NASCARs top stock car racing series. ... The 1998 NASCAR Winston Cup Season began on Sunday February 8 and ended on Sunday November 8. ... Bill Elliott car that set the record for the fastest recorded time in a stock car - 212. ... Rusty Wallace on his way to his 55th and final victory in the 2004 Advance Auto Parts 500 at Martinsville Speedway. ...


In 2000 Kenseth's entire team joined the Roush Racing organization, where they beat out Dale Earnhardt, Jr. to win the Raybestos Rookie of the Year. He won the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte, and is still the only rookie to win the famed 600 mile event. He went on to finish 14th in points with four top 5s and 11 top 10s. The 2000 NASCAR Winston Cup Season began on Sunday February 13 and ended on Sunday November 20. ... Outside Roush headquarters. ... Ralph Dale Earnhardt, Jr. ... The Coca-Cola 600 (formerly the World 600) is a six hundred mile (966 km) stock car race held annually at Lowes Motor Speedway (formerly Charlotte Motor Speedway) in Charlotte, North Carolina on Memorial Day weekend. ... Lowes Motor Speedway (formerly Charlotte Motor Speedway) is a speedway in Concord, North Carolina, north of Charlotte. ...


In 2001 Kenseth finished 13th in points with four top 5s and nine top 10 finishes. Robbie Reiser and the DeWalt pit crew won the Unocal 76 World Pit Crew Competition. The 2001 NASCAR Winston Cup season began on February 11 and ended on November 23. ...


In 2002 Kenseth won the most races (five) and one pole, but inconsistency caused him to finish eighth in the final points. The DeWalt team won a second Unocal 76 World Pit Crew Competition. The 2002 NASCAR Winston Cup began on Saturday February 10 and ended on Sunday November 17. ... The Unocal 76 World Pit Crew Competition was a NASCAR-sanctioned event for its Winston Cup Series pit crews. ...


In 2003 he dominated in the points standings for almost the entire season and became the 2003 NASCAR Winston Cup champion, the last driver to ever hold that title. In so doing, he also became only the second Wisconsinite to win the championship (the late Alan Kulwicki was the first, in 1992). Kenseth also had a series best 25 top 10 finishes. The 2003 NASCAR Winston Cup began on Saturday February 8 and ended on Sunday November 16. ... NASCAR Nextel Cup logo NEXTEL Cup trophy, adopted in 2004 4-time champion Jeff Gordon poses with the Winston Cup trophy (used prior to 2004) The NASCAR Championship is the championship held in NASCARs top stock car racing series. ... Alan Kulwicki (December 14, 1954 - April 1, 1993) was an American NASCAR driver. ...


There was criticism about the conservative style he employed en route to winning that championship - he won just one race - which is widely believed to be the final straw that led the sanctioning body to incorporate the playoff-style Chase for the Championship that debuted in 2004. The championship had been clinched before the final race of the season in five of the previous six years, and television ratings dropped each time as the series battled the National Football League for autumn TV ratings. NFL redirects here. ...


In 2004 Kenseth won the International Race of Champions (IROC) championship. He qualified for the inaugural Nextel Cup, finished eighth in the final NASCAR point standings. The 2004 NASCAR Nextel Cup season began on Saturday, February 7 and ended on Sunday, November 21. ... Sam Hornish, Jr. ... The NEXTEL Cup Series is NASCARs top racing series. ...


Kenseth started the 2005 season with relatively poor finishes but had a strong mid-season run. He rose from the 24th place in championship points after fourteen races to eighth after twenty six races, and he qualified for the Chase for the Cup. He finished seventh in the final points standings. Kenseth made his 200th career start. His totals after his first 200 starts were: 1 championship, 10 wins, 40 Top 5s, 85 Top 10s, 1 pole position, and more than $28.5 million earnings. The 2005 NASCAR Nextel Cup season began on Saturday, February 12. ...


Matt had a fast start to the 2006 season. He led early in the Daytona 500, but then spun out after contact with Tony Stewart. He fell down two laps, but rallied back to a 15th place finish. Matt won the following race at California Speedway. He was the points leader after the eighth race at Phoenix. He won the Dover spring race by racing from sixth to the front in the final 60 laps. He made the winning pass over teammate Jamie McMurray with three laps left. With the season winding down into the last dozen races, Kenseth won the Sharpie 500 at the Bristol Motor Speedway - securing his spot in the chase for the Nextel Cup. He finished the year with winnings of $9,524,966, his take for second place. The 2006 NASCAR NEXTEL Cup season started at Daytona International Speedway on Sunday, February 12 with the Bud Shootout and will end on Sunday, November 19 with the Ford 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. ... The Daytona 500 is a 200-lap, 500 mile (805 km) NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series race held annually at the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida. ... For other persons named Tony Stewart, see Tony Stewart (disambiguation). ... The California Speedway is a two-mile, low-banked, D-shaped oval superspeedway in Fontana, California, similar to that of sister track Michigan International Speedway. ... Phoenix International Raceway, or just PIR, is a one mile tri-oval race track located in Avondale, Arizona. ... James Christopher Jamie McMurray (born June 3, 1976 in Joplin, Missouri) is a NASCAR driver. ...


In the second race of the 2007 season Kenseth won the Auto Club 500 at California Speedway. After Jeff Gordon wrecked out of the Coca-Cola 600, Matt was left as the only driver to complete every lap this season until he was wrecked out of the Citizens Bank 400 at Michigan where Ryan Newman was trying to get one of his 3 laps back. The wreck also ended Matt's streak of 13 consecutive top-15's this season. Kenseth won the Ford 400 at Homestead Miami Speedway on November 18, 2007. The race was the final event under series title sponsor NEXTEL, and the final race using the templates originally based on the 1964 Holman Moody Ford Fairlane template. The 2007 NASCAR NEXTEL Cup season began on February 10, 2007 at Daytona International Speedway with the Budweiser Shootout and will end with the Ford 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 18 of that same year. ... The Auto Club 500 is a NASCAR Nextel Cup stock car race held at the California Speedway in Fontana, California. ... The California Speedway is a two-mile, low-banked, D-shaped oval superspeedway in Fontana, California, similar to that of sister track Michigan International Speedway. ... Jeffery Michael Gordon (born August 4, 1971) is a professional American race car driver. ... Ryan Joseph Newman (born December 8, 1977 in South Bend, Indiana) is a driver in the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series. ... The 2007 Ford 400, the final race of the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup season for 2007 and the 2007 Chase for the NEXTEL Cup is scheduled to be run on Sunday, November 18, 2007 at the Homestead-Miami Speedway in Homestead, Florida, located in Dade County outside Miami. ... Homestead-Miami Speedway is a race track in Homestead, Florida southwest of Miami. ... is the 322nd day of the year (323rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... The pace car leading the field at Texas The 2007 NASCAR NEXTEL Cup season began on February 10, 2007 at Daytona International Speedway with the Budweiser Shootout and ended on November 18 of that same year at Homestead-Miami Speedway with the Ford 400. ... NASCAR officials are using a template to inspect Casey Atwoods 2004 Busch Series car, courtesy of the U.S. Navy A template is a device used by NASCAR and other sanctioning bodies to check the body shape and height of cars. ... Holman Moody was an auto racing team, racecar manufacturer, and marine engine manufacturer. ... 1955 Ford Fairlane Crown Victoria 1957 Ford Fairlane 1966 Ford Fairlane GTA 1997 Ford Fairlane Ghia The Ford Fairlane was an automobile model sold between 1955 and 1971 by the Ford Motor Company in North America. ...


2008

Matt Kenseth started toward the back for the Daytona 500 and worked his way to the lead and led 2 laps, but soon after his own teammate David Ragan would squeeze him into the wall, knocking both out of contention and Kenseth finished 36th. The Daytona 500 is a 200-lap, 500 mile (805 km) NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series race held annually at the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida. ... David Ragan (born December 24, 1985 in Kannapolis, North Carolina) is a stock car racer who drives the #6 AAA Ford in the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup series for Roush Fenway Racing and is running for the 2007 Raybestos Rookie of the Year award. ...


In the Goody's Cool Orange 500 Kenseth started 28th, but finished 31st. Kenseth was held a lap for pitting outside of his box early, but later was spun out by David Gilliland and was held for 2 laps for intentionally wrecking him back. Despite that Gilliland finished 24th. The Goodys Cool Orange 500 is a NASCAR Nextel Cup stock car race held at the Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Virginia. ... David Gilliland (born on April 1, 1976 in Riverside, California) is a NASCAR driver. ...


Personal

In 2000, Matt married Katie Martin, also from Cambridge, Wis. Matt has one child, a son, Ross, from a previous relationship. Ross races a legends car in Wisconsin, and has started late model racing.[2] Matt and Katie have two cats, one named Lars after Lars Ulrich of Metallica (Kenseth's favorite band), and one named Charlotte after the site of Kenseth's first Winston Cup win. The Kenseth cats have been featured in NASCAR pets calendars to raise money and awareness for Humane Societies and animal charities. Matt has also been featured on a READ poster for the American Library Association. In addition, he is a licensed private pilot with multi-engine and instrument ratings. The Kenseths currently reside in North Carolina. Legend Car racing is a style of race cars. ... Lars Ulrich (born December 26, 1963) is the drummer and co-founder of Metallica. ... Metallica is a Grammy Award-winning American heavy metal/thrash metal band formed in 1981[1] and has become one of the most commercially successful musical acts of recent decades. ...


Kenseth operates a racing museum in his hometown of Cambridge, Wis., which features cars, trophies, firesuits, helmets, and other memorabilia from his amateur and professional career. His sister, Kelley Maruszewski, manages the museum and its retail store while also running his official Fan Club.


Matt Kenseth's favorite NFL football team is the Green Bay Packers. Packers redirects here. ...


Criticism

Kenseth has drawn criticism for his relatively quiet personality and his conservative style, clean racing and not putting "the pedal to the metal" for the win. Image File history File links Question_book-3. ...


Since his 2003 championship season he has been involved in skirmishes with drivers Kevin Harvick, Tony Stewart, Jeff Gordon, Dale Jarrett and teammates Carl Edwards and Jamie McMurray (while McMurray was with Ganassi). For the racing team owned by Kevin Harvick and his wife Delana, see Kevin Harvick Incorporated. ... For other persons named Tony Stewart, see Tony Stewart (disambiguation). ... Jeffery Michael Gordon (born August 4, 1971) is a professional American race car driver. ... Dale Arnold Jarrett (born November 26, 1956 in Newton, North Carolina) is an American race car driver. ... Carl Michael Edwards, II (born August 15, 1979) is a NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series and Busch Series driver for Roush Fenway Racing. ... James Christopher Jamie McMurray (born June 3, 1976 in Joplin, Missouri) is a NASCAR driver. ... Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates is a racing organization with teams in NASCAR, Champ Cars, and the IRL. It is owned by businessmen Chip Ganassi and Felix Sabates. ...


The Chase For The Cup has sometimes been referred to by the moniker "The Matt Kenseth Rule" by detractors. [1]


Current Sponsorship

Sprint Cup Series: Matt Kenseth's primary sponsor in the Sprint Cup Series is DeWALT Power tools. He is also sponsored by Carhartt, USG Sheetrock, R&L Carriers and Dish Network. Dish Network will be the primary sponsor at Bristol in March. USG usually sponsors between 4 to 6 races. Carhartt usually sponsors 3 to 4 races. R+L Carriers are usually on for 3 to 4 races as well. DeWALT is a world-wide brand of power tools for the construction and woodworking industries. ... Carhartt Carhartt is a U.S. based clothing company founded in 1889. ...


Nationwide Series: Kenseth's primary 2008 Nationwide Series sponsor is Citi and Arby's. He will run three races behind the wheel of the #17 Citi Ford, and one race (Camping World 300 at Daytona in February) with Ritz Crackers on the car. There is a possibility that Kenseth will run a few more races behind the wheel, but not nearly as many as 2007.


Career NASCAR Statistics

Year Races Wins Poles Top 5 Top 10 DNF Finish Start Winnings Season Rank
1998 1 0 0 0 1 0 6.0 16.0 $42,340 57th
1999 5 0 0 1 1 3 26.0 22.6 $143,561 49th
2000 34 1 0 4 11 3 18.9 25.2 $2,131,897 14th
2001 36 0 0 4 9 5 18.6 27.8 $2,234,839 13th
2002 36 5 1 11 19 3 15.6 18.1 $3,888,847 8th
2003 36 1 2 11 25 2 10.2 21.3 $4,038,124 1st
2004 36 2 0 8 16 6 15.7 21.7 $6,223,892 8th
2005 36 1 2 12 17 4 15.4 17.0 $5,790,774 7th
2006 36 4 1 15 21 1 9.8 14.6 $6,608,919 2nd
2007 36 2 0 13 22 4 13.0 19.9 $6,485,629 4th
2008 7 0 0 1 4 0 16.9 17.6 $999,559 15th
Totals 299 16 6 80 146 31 15.1 20.2 $38,588,381

Data as of Apr 6, 2008 [3]

References

  1. ^ a b c d e Dave Kallmann (November 6, 2003). Title tracks: Kulwicki, Kenseth: two roads to top. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Retrieved on 2007-07-25.
  2. ^ Columbus 151 Speedway 2007 Racing Program, August 24, 2007, Retrieved September 1, 2007
  3. ^ Yahoo Career Stats

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William Caleb Cale Yarborough (born March 27, 1939 in Timmonsville, South Carolina, near the Famous Darlington Raceway), is a former NASCAR Winston Cup Series driver and was one of the series engaging personalities. ... William Caleb Cale Yarborough (born March 27, 1939 in Timmonsville, South Carolina, near the Famous Darlington Raceway), is a former NASCAR Winston Cup Series driver and was one of the series engaging personalities. ... William Caleb Cale Yarborough (born March 27, 1939 in Timmonsville, South Carolina, near the Famous Darlington Raceway), is a former NASCAR Winston Cup Series driver and was one of the series engaging personalities. ... Richard Lee Petty (born July 2, 1937) is an American former NASCAR Winston Cup Series driver. ... This article is about the elder Dale Earnhardt. ... 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Dale Arnold Jarrett (born November 26, 1956 in Newton, North Carolina) is an American race car driver. ... Robert Alan Labonte (born May 8, 1964) is an American race car driver and drives the #43 Cheerios Dodge Charger for the Petty Enterprises NASCAR Racing Team in the Nextel Cup Series and the #77 Dollar General Chevrolet Monte Carlo for Kevin Harvick Incorporated in the Busch Series. ... Jeffery Michael Gordon (born August 4, 1971) is a professional American race car driver. ... For other persons named Tony Stewart, see Tony Stewart (disambiguation). ... Kurt Thomas Busch (born August 4, 1978 in Las Vegas, Nevada) is a NASCAR driver. ... For other persons named Tony Stewart, see Tony Stewart (disambiguation). ... This article is about NASCAR driver. ... This article is about NASCAR driver. ... Sam Hornish, Jr. ... Mark Neary Donohue, Jr. ... Robert William Bobby Unser (born February 20, 1934 in Colorado Springs, Colorado) was a U.S. automobile racer. ... A. J. 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Andy Santerre (born September 7, 1968, in Cherryfield, Maine) is a NASCAR Grand National Division car owner, former champion driver of the East Series, and a winner of one Busch Series race as a driver. ... Floyd Anthony Raines (born April 14, 1964) is an American NASCAR driver. ... For the racing team owned by Kevin Harvick and his wife Delana, see Kevin Harvick Incorporated. ... Gregory Jack Biffle (born December 23, 1969 in Vancouver, Washington) is a NASCAR Nextel Cup driver. ... Scott Riggs #10 Chevrolet from 2005. ... David Andrew Stremme (born in South Bend, Indiana on June 19, 1977) is a NASCAR NEXTEL Cup racecar driver. ... Kyle Thomas Busch (born May 2, 1985 in Las Vegas, Nevada) is an American race car driver. ... Carl Michael Edwards, II (born August 15, 1979) is a NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series and Busch Series driver for Roush Fenway Racing. ... Danny OQuinn, Jr. ... 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