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Wallace on standby for Kenseth

Posted on: February 1, 2011 5:55 pm
 
Posted By Pete Pistone

Kenny Wallace will be Matt Kenseth's replacement driver should he be called away for fatherhood duties during "Speedweeks" activities in Daytona.

Wallace told Sirius NASCAR Radio he has been tabbed to replace Kenseth during Bud Shootout, Gatorade Duel or Daytona 500 action should Katie Kenseth go into labor with the couple's second child.

Roush Fenway Racing General Manager Robbie Reiser contacted Wallace Monday evening to put the plan in place.

Wallace is planning to run the full Nationwide Series schedule for RAB Racing in 2011.
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Since: Dec 24, 2009
Posted on: February 3, 2011 11:54 am
 

Wallace on standby for Kenseth

Dropping an 8 pounder?

NASCAR Drivers are High Octane Breeders.



Since: May 12, 2008
Posted on: February 2, 2011 7:03 pm
 

Wallace on standby for Kenseth

Sigh, the year I get tix to the 500 and there's a threat that my favorite driver may not run.



Since: Mar 14, 2007
Posted on: February 2, 2011 6:17 pm
 

Wallace on standby for Kenseth

  • 'Herman' to stand-by for Kenseth: Kenny Wallace told Sirius NASCAR Radio's Sirius Speedway with Dave Moody that he will be standing by to take over Matt Kenseth's #17 Crown Royal Ford, if Kenseth is called away during SpeedWeek 2011. "I got a call last night from (Roush Fenway Racing GM) Robbie Reiser, and he said Katie Kenseth is due to give birth to their second baby in a couple of weeks," said Wallace. "They want me to be on standby in case she goes into labor before the Bud Shootout or Gatorade Duel. He said Matt will run the Daytona 500 no matter what, but they want me there in case they need me earlier in the week. Even though it's probably because I'm the same size as Matt and will fit into the seat easily, it took me about a quarter of a second to agree."()(2-2-2011)


    Saw this on Jayski, from Sirus. It appears, from this anyway, Matt will run the 500...bluejay




  • Since: May 8, 2008
    Posted on: February 2, 2011 2:39 pm
     

    Wallace on standby for Kenseth

    What a stupid comment. Family is what it is about. There will be plenty of races in the future for Matt. Dropping an 8 pounder? You a father?



    Since: Dec 24, 2009
    Posted on: February 1, 2011 11:42 pm
     

    Wallace on standby for Kenseth



    Will Kenseth get any points earned by Wallace in the Daytona race?

    Call me old school but I think Kenseth could do more for his family by running races and earning money instead of watching his wife drop an 8 pounder. If he is worried the kid might have its feelings hurt later on if learning that Dad wasn't there, they could just take a picture and PhotoShop him in.



    Since: Apr 18, 2007
    Posted on: February 1, 2011 9:12 pm
     

    Wallace on standby for Kenseth

    Goodluck Matt! and I will gladly cheer for Kenny in your absence!


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