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Rain has washed out qualifying at Bristol Motor Speedway, which means Casey Mears will start from the pole Saturday night in the Sprint Cup Series race.
The lineup was set by speeds from Friday's first practice session. Brad Keselowski will start second, followed by series points leader Greg Biffle, Joey Logano and Aric Almirola.
Saturday night's race is pivotal for a handful of drivers trying to make the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship field. There are only three events remaining before the Chase begins, and the two wild-card spots are up for grabs. Among those vying for a wild card is Kyle Busch, a five-time Bristol winner.
But Friday, Busch called the changes to Bristol's surface ''terrible.'' Track owner Bruton Smith ground down the top groove this summer.
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Brad Keselowski, driver of the No.2 Miller Lite Dodge for Penske Racing is gearing up for this weekends race at Bristol Motor Speedway. He won here in the Spring but with a track reconfiguration about the only thing we know for sure is that Keselowski will be running an old Rusty Wallace Miller Lite paint scheme.
It’s fitting that the retro theme will be ran at Bristol considering...
Brad Keselowski says he never accused Hendrick Motorsports or any specific team of cheating.
Not after his second-place finish in Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Michigan Speedway or since has the driver narrowed in on one organization.
Keselowski , who once appeared to be on the Hendrick Motorsports fast track, insists he simply made general "observations" after...
BRISTOL, Tenn. – Brad Keselowski, driver of the No. 22 Discount Tire/SKF Dodge Challenger in the NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS), finished 32nd in the Food City 250 at Bristol Motor Speedway (BMS) on Friday night. The former BMS winner was involved in an incident at lap 26 that resulted in him losing multiple laps to the leaders while repairs were made to his damaged Dodge Challenger...
It may as well be Brad Keselowski Day in Virginia this Monday, August 27. NASCAR driver Brad Keselowski, who is currently fifth in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series point standings and is tied for most wins this season, is visiting Virginia in advance of the September 8, Federated Auto Parts 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Richmond International Raceway. Keselowski is making a stop...
BRISTOL, Tenn. – Brad Keselowski and the No. 2 Miller Lite Dodge Charger team will start second in the Irwin Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway on Saturday night after rain canceled the Friday evening qualifying session. Sam Hornish Jr. will roll off from the 30th position in the No. 22 Shell/Pennzoil Dodge.
“You know Bristol is always about track position but I have...
Dale Earnhardt, Jr., driver of the #88 Diet Mountain Dew/National Guard Chevrolet, met with members of the media and discussed growing up in the public eye, Brad Keselowski’s comments last week regarding Hendrick Motorsports, a recent visit to a Bristol area high school and other topics.
WITH THREE RACES TO GO BEFORE THE CHASE CERTAINLY YOU WOULD LIKE TO NOTCH ANOTHER VICTORY:...
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Brad Keselowski - WINNER
#2 Miller Lite Dodge
· Two wins, two top fives, two top 10s
· Average finish of 10.4
· Average Running Position of 12.4, third-best
· Driver Rating of 99.4, fourth-best
· Average Green Flag Speed of 114.275 mph, fifth-fastest
NASCAR gets to revel in present glitz and former shades of classic glory this weekend. Bristol is on deck for round number two on the season, and a re-edited track (if you will) holds the promise of better racing than in recent outings.
All I'm hoping for is to make the same amount of money over the next 10 years as the one driver who wins the darn thing. And here...
Forty-seven drivers were on hand at Bristol (Ten.) Motor Speedway on Friday, planning to make qualifying runs in attempts to claim the 43 spots on the starting grid for Saturday night’s Irwin Tools Night Race NASCAR Sprint Cup event at the track, but heavy rains cancelled those plans.
Instead, the starting grid for Saturday night’s race was set by Friday morning practice speeds...
Brad Keselowski, Tony Stewart, Denny Hamlin, Kasey Kahne, Clint Bowyer and Martin Truex Jr. are just six of the drivers hoping to lock themselves into at least a Wild Card spot in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Chase this weekend at Bristol Motor Speedway.
The magic number is 97, any driver that is 97 [...]