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Matt Kenseth returning to NASCAR with Roush Fenway Racing

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Roush Fenway Racing wants to be among NASCAR's elite again and recognized it needed help for its ongoing rebuild.

The organization called on Matt Kenseth, one of its cornerstone former drivers, and asked him to come back. When Kenseth took the call from team owner Jack Roush, he had just one question: What took the team owner so long to reach out?

"What took so long is there was a rawness from him leaving me," Roush said Wednesday at the NASCAR Hall of Fame.

Standings: 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series

As of: Apr. 26
RankDriverPointsPV Rank
1Kyle Busch4151
2Joey Logano3592
3Clint Bowyer3293
4Kevin Harvick3244
5Brad Keselowski3035
6Denny Hamlin2866
7Martin Truex Jr.2847
8Ryan Blaney2828
9Kurt Busch2829
10Kyle Larson27910
11Aric Almirola24811
12Erik Jones23312

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