In 2004, Kenny drove the Roush-Owned #97 during the last two races in the NEXTEL Cup Season. This was due to the fact that Jack Roush needed a replacement driver after defending Cup Champion Kurt Busch was released from his contract two races early, after being given a Police Citation in Pheonix.
Kenny recieved the nickname "Herman," after a track promotor noticed his mischievous behavior. This nickname spurred from a cartoon character named Herman the German.
He is known for his impersonation of WWE Star Ric Flair. He's gone so far, in fact, he even attempted to teach newcomer David Gillilund the "Strut."
Kenny is currently a co-host on SPEED Channel shows NASCAR Raceday and NASCAR Victory Lane.
Kenny is known for his vivid, outgoing personality. Because of this, he has landed roles as a host on many NASCAR related shows.