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NASCAR Driver Announces Break From Racing

Attention NASCAR fans: Matt Kenseth is stepping away from racing for an undisclosed amount of time.

The announcement was made over the weekend at Texas Motor Speedway.

The veteran racer is looking forward to spending quality time with family during his break.

As many of you know, Kenseth and his wife are eagerly awaiting the arrival of a new baby.

Kenseth remained vague on how long he plans to step away from the sport that he loves.

The break could last a few months to a couple of years.

Here's a YouTube clip published on NASCAR's channel that discusses the break:

Matt Kenseth likely stepping away after 2017 season

The veteran driver of the No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota says he doesn't foresee racing in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series in 2018.

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