Kenseth Says He’s Not Yet Ready For A Rocker
Matt Kenseth says he will race on. (RacinToday/HHP file photo by Christa L Thomas)
By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
BRISTOL, Tenn. – Food City 500 pole winner Matt Kenseth is only a year younger than Jeff Gordon, but unlike the four-time NASCAR champion who is in his final full-time Sprint Cup season, Kenseth says he doesn’t see the checkered flag waving on his driving career any time soon.
“I feel as good as I did 10 years ago and I’d like to say that I do as good or better job behind the wheel than I did then, although some of you might argue because we are in somewhat of a dry spell,” said the 43-year-old Kenseth, who hasn’t won a Sprint Cup race since September 2013 at New Hampshire.
Gordon will celebrate his 44th birthday in August and Kenseth told the media Friday at Bristol Motor Speedway that he believed the Hendrick Motorsports driver simply reached that point in his career when he knew it was time to do something different.
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