Posted June 29, 2012 on AP on Fox
Brad Keselowski raced to his third win of the year, grabbing the lead with 55 laps remaining and holding off all challengers Saturday night in the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Kentucky Speedway. The 28-year-old picked up his seventh win in his five years on the circuit. He won earlier this year at Bristol and Talladega. Kasey Kahne rode a late surge to second place, 4.399 seconds back of Keselowski. Denny Hamlin was third, Dale Earnhardt Jr. fourth and Jeff Gordon fifth. A year after severe traffic congestion resulted in thousands of angry fans, there were few glitches after the track and government officials widened ramps and roads and added 20,000 parking spaces.

Keselowski's 3rd Cup win shakes things up

Brad Keselowski was the only driver at Kentucky Speedway to compete in all three NASCAR races. By late on a hot Saturday night in the Bluegrass countryside, he was also the only one to pick up a third Sprint Cup win of the season. Now Keselowski is elbowing his way into the season-ending Chase picture and making more than a couple of other drivers nervous about their own chances...

Keselowski wins breathing room

Brad Keselowski is "looking forward." He can afford to now after earning his third victory of 2012, a win that should make him a lock for NASCAR's Chase for the Sprint Cup. Keselowski used the Truck and Nationwide series races at Kentucky Speedway this weekend as the warm-up acts prior to the main event Saturday night. Having finished second in the Truck race Thursday...

Brad Keselowski Feed The Children 300 Race Recap

SPARTA, Ky.  – Brad Keselowski, driver of the No. 22 Discount Tire Dodge Challenger in the NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS), finished seventh in the Feed The Children 300 at Kentucky Speedway on Friday night. Keselowski overcame a penalty on pit road during the first pit stop of the night to record his eighth top-10 finish of the 2012 season. Keselowski began the 200-lap race from...

CUP: Keselowski First Three-Time Winner

Brad Keselowski played the fuel mileage game to perfection...

Penske Racing Kentucky Qualifying Recap

Penske Racing drivers Brad Keselowski and AJ Allmendinger turned in respectful qualifying efforts for Saturday night’s Quaker State 400 from the Kentucky Speedway. Despite Mother Nature disrupting qualifying, Keselowski put down a lap good for 8th place, and Allmendinger put his Dodge in the 16th place spot. Below is a breakdown of their efforts Friday evening. Keselowski Qualifies...

Brad Keselowski Quaker State 400 Preview

The No. 2 Miller Lite Dodge Charger team will race chassis PRS-822 during Saturday’s Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway. Keselowski last drove this chassis to an 11th-place finish at Kansas Speedway in April. No. 2 Miller Lite Dodge Charger in 2012… After 16 points-paying events, Keselowski and the No. 2 Miller Lite Dodge Charger team are ranked 10th in the 2012 NASCAR Sprint...

Buescher dominates Truck Series race at Kentucky

James Buescher held the lead for most of the way in temperatures approaching 100 degrees, fending off challengers to win the NASCAR Truck Series race at Kentucky Speedway. Buescher, who started the night fourth in the series driver standings, took the lead for the first time just 27 laps into the 150-circuit race and dominated the rest of the way. It was his second career Truck...

James Buescher posts decisive win in Kentucky Trucks race

SPARTA, Ky. — Streaking away from Ty Dillon and Brad Keselowski after a restart with 36 laps left, James Buescher recorded his second NASCAR Camping World Truck Series victory in Thursday night’s UNOH 225 at Kentucky Speedway.  Keselowski passed Dillon with two laps left to run second, 3.805 seconds behind Buescher. Dillon came home third, followed by pole-sitter Matt Crafton...

Brad Keselowski Uses Great Fuel Mileage To Win Quaker State 400

When the final caution came out on Lap 209 of Saturday night's Sprint Cup race at Kentucky Speedway, it looked like the ensuing race off pit road between Jimmie Johnson, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Brad Keselowski, and Denny Hamlin would settle the outcome of the 267-lap event. On Lap 211, Johnson, Junior, Jeff Gordon, Martin Truex Jr. and many of the other leaders hit pit road for the...
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