Matt Kenseth is something of a fatalist.
He doesn’t think bad luck is just around every corner, but if it pops its head up, there is not much he can do about it.
Much like facing the fact that at sometime on Sunday there will be the “big one” at Talladega Superspeedway.
He just hopes he and the No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota are in a position to avoid it.
In any event, Kenseth feels it’s pretty much a waste of time and energy worrying about something he has little control over.
“I don’t know what good it’s going to do me to get freaked out about it right now,” he said Friday after practice for Sunday’s Camping World RV Sales 500. “I think they’ve been working really hard on this car and I know (Toyota Racing Development) has been working on engines, so hopefully we’ve got some speed when we get out there.
“If we don’t, there’s not really a lot I can do about it. And if we do, there’s not really a lot I had to do with it.”
He must be aware, h