Matt Kenseth

Welcome back to Monday’s headlines in the world of motorsports racing..most of the action across New England was put on hold over the weekend due to Mother Nature…

 But in Darlington, the resilient Matt Kenseth drove his Joe Gibbs Toyota to victory in Saturday night’s prime time Bojangles Southern 500, passing Kyle Busch after his teammate had dominated the race for most of the evening, leading 265 laps, until he cut a tire and faded to a sixth place finish…Denny Hamlin’s return from a back injury couldn’t have been better, finishing second with Jeff Gordon grabbing third in his 700th consecutive Sprint Cup start with Jimmie Johnson 4th followed by Kevin Harvick..

In Friday’s Nationwide VFW Help A Hero 200 Kyle Busch dominated, winning a series high 5th race of the season….

 And in Barcelona Fernando Alonso bested Kimi Raikkonen and teammate Felipe Massa in the Formula 1 Spanish Grand Prix for his second win of the season..