April 29, 2009 4:12 PM

Matt Kenseth 2009 Richmond Advance

DEWALT Team Excited for Richmond Showdown
Crown Royal 400 - Race 10 of 36 May 2, 2009
Richmond Int’l Speedway - .75-mile
400 laps, 300 miles - FOX Network -
7:43 p.m. EDT
Prerace - 7 p.m.
Kenseth and the No. 17 DEWALT team were in position to win Sunday’s race at Talladega late, before a flat tire put an end to their latest bid at a third win in ‘09. The team hopes to get back on the right side of lady luck this weekend in Richmond, where Kenseth has nine top-10 finishes and a win in ‘02.
At Richmond:
18 (9)
Wins: 1 (-)
Top 5: 3 (1)
Top 10: 9 (15)
First time: 5/6/00 (15)
Last time: 11/7/08 (39)
Worthy Note: Kenseth has finished top 10 in 50 percent of his Cup races at Richmond.

Kenseth will start his 18th race at Richmond International Speedway this weekend, where he has accumulated top-10 finishes in exactly half of his starts (9). Kenseth has an average finish of 16.9 at the 3/4-mile track where he made his first start in May of 2000. He has finished top 10 in two of his last five there, but outside the top 10 in the last three.

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