Matt Kenseth: Possible Return to Roush Fenway Racing

Annette Crawford
April 24, 2018

Kenseth, who left Joe Gibbs Racing after last season and has remained adamant he's not retiring, reportedly will share the No. 6 Ford with Trevor Bayne, who has driven the auto full-time since 2015.

Matt Kenseth will drive once more for Roush Fenway Racing, returning to pilot the No. 6 Ford in a part-time role with Trevor Bayne for the remainder of the 2018 season, according to a report from SB Nation's Jordan Bianchi.

Matt Kenseth, pushed out of the Monster Energy Cup Series previous year by a lack of sponsorship, will return this season on a limited schedule. CBS Sports' Matthew Mayer also reported the deal, which Roush is expected to announce Wednesday in a press conference at the NASCAR Hall of Fame. The 46-year-old Kenseth retired from full-time racing after being replaced by Erik Jones in the No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota following a playoff run last season.

The 2003 champion will make wave with his former team Roush Fenway Racing with his first race of the season scheduled for May 12 at Kansas Speedway, sources say. I don't know if that's a year, two years, three months, four months.

Matt Kenseth reportedly is returning to where it all started. "Certainly not gonna rule that out, but for now, I'm not making any plans for 2018".

Kenseth nor Roush Fenway Racing has yet to comment on the news. Kenseth is a 39-time race victor in NASCAR's premier division, with 15 of those wins coming with JGR.

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