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NASCAR legend Matt Kenseth back racing in Wisconsin

(WFRV) – Soon-to-be NASCAR Hall of Famer, Matt Kenseth was back in his home state and racing at the Wisconsin International Raceway on Tuesday evening. The Cambridge native competed in the ‘Gandrud Auto Group 250’ in Kaukauna. Being back racing in the state that raised him, at age 50, is fun for Kenseth. “Who wouldn’t […]
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Matt Kenseth wasn’t sure he was ready to retire from NASCAR competition the first time in 2017, when his seat was given to a younger driver. Kenseth was still winning races when he stepped away as a two-time Daytona 500 winner and the 2003 Cup champion. In fact, he won the penultimate race of his final season with Joe Gibbs Racing.
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