Grinding out a 16th-place finish at Bristol


May 31, 2020

Bristol Motor Speedway (Bristol, Tenn.)

Distance: 310 miles

Start: 14th | Finish: 16th

Points: 21 | Standings: 32nd

Details of the Day

  • Kenseth started 14th after the random draw on Friday.

  • Bristol was the fourth race since NASCAR's restart to have no practice or qualifying.

  • Kenseth made contact with the wall around Lap 380, which hurt the car’s handling late in the race

  • The caution flag was shown 17 times for a total of 102 laps, and red flagged once to clean the track

  • The lead changed 21 times among seven drivers

Matt Kenseth, No. 42 Credit One Bank Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE

“Another tough day for me and the 42 team. We had a lot of things go right today with good stops in the pits and some runs with really good speed, but couldn’t turn it into a good finish. So, all in all a frustrating day that ended without the finish we could’ve had. We’ll keep working hard as we look forward to Atlanta and hopefully put together a better race next weekend.”

Next:

NCS teams will head to Atlanta Motor Speedway next week for the Folds of Honor QuickTrip 400 on Sunday, Jun. 7. FOX, PRN affiliates and SiriusXM NASCAR Channel 90 will have live coverage beginning at 3 p.m. ET.

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