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Brad Keselowski snapped a 37-race losing streak Saturday night by passing Kasey Kahne with nine laps to go at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Khane led 138 laps, while five-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson led 130. Keselowski, who led 11 laps, became the first non-Chase driver since Kahne in 2011 at Phoenix to win a Chase race. “It was just a never-give-up night,” Keselowski said in Victory Lane. “We had a lot of struggles
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Brad Keselowski couldn't defend his Sprint Cup championship in the 2013 Chase for the Sprint Cup -- but on Saturday night, he played the spoiler.
Keselowski muscled his way into Victory Lane at Charlotte Motor Speedway -- past the dominant Hendrick Motorsports cars and points leader Matt Kenseth to become the first non-Chase driver to win a Chase race since Kasey Kahne at Phoenix...
Matt Kenseth is one of numerous drivers who will be driving a pink car for Saturday nights running of the Bank of America 500.
Kenseth will have a pink Dollar General paint scheme on his No. 20 Toyota Camry.
Check out @mattkenseth's pink @DollarGeneral firesuit for tonight's race! pic.twitter.com/YcwbqYMKEW
— DG Racing (@DGRacing) October 12, 2013
The No.20 DG Toyota of...
At the end of the day, championships in any sport are won and lost because one team comes through in the clutch and another one doesn't.
After Saturday's Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, the 2013 Chase for the Sprint Cup is still a virtual dead heat between 2003 NASCAR Sprint Cup champion Matt Kenseth and five-time champ Jimmie Johnson.
Kenseth came into...
Kyle Busch is apparently expecting retaliation from Brad Keselowski for wrecking him in the Nationwide Series race last week at Kansas.
''Probably for Brad being who Brad is, I guess I should be worried because he's stupid enough to do something,'' Busch said on SiriusXM NASCAR during Joe Gibbs Racing's fan day Friday. ''But in all reality, to myself...
Brad Keselowski couldn't defend his Sprint Cup championship in
the 2013 Chase for the Sprint Cup -- but on Saturday night, he
played the spoiler. Keselowski muscled his way into Victory Lane at
Charlotte Motor Speedway -- past the dominant Hendrick Motorsports
cars and points leader Matt Kenseth to become the first non-Chase
driver to win a Chase race since Kasey Kahne at Phoenix...
(Eds: With AP Photos.) By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer It was just another surreal moment in this disappointing season for defending champion Brad Keselowski.
He pulled away from his pit stall with his jack planted underneath his car. The jack clattered and clanged as Keselowski dragged it around the track for what should have been one race-ruining lap around Charlotte Motor...
Brad Keselowski snapped a 37-race winless streak Saturday night
by chasing down Kasey Kahne in the closing laps at Charlotte Motor
After a dominating performance by the Hendrick Motorsports drivers, who led 313 out of the 343 of the Bank of America 500, Brad Keselowski found some magic and fought his way past Kasey Kahne who led a race high 138 laps. The win snapped a winless streak for Keselowski dating back to September of 2012. It also marked the first time a non-chase driver has won a race in the chase...
There is always one race in the Chase where a non-championship contender sneaks up and grabs the victory. Charlotte has shown to be a track where this feat can easily be accomplished. Brad Keselowski was the driver to pull it off this season when he pulled into victory lane Saturday[...]
Jimmie Johnson entered Saturday nights race at Charlotte Motor Speedway three points behind Matt Kenseth. For much of the night it appeared the No. 48 car was headed to victory lane but a late caution derailed him.
In the end Kesenth finished third, one spot ahead of Johnson and leaves Charlotte with a four point lead. Kevin Harvick is 29 points back in third.
Brad Keselowski put a season worth of frustration behind him with a win at the 1.5-mile Charlotte Motor Speedway on Saturday night.
The Bank of America 500 began with Jeff Gordon on the pole but it would not take long for the field to learn that the No. 48 car of Johnson was the one to beat. A late caution would significantly alter the race as Johnson slipped up on the...
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It has been a rough year for reigning Sprint Cup Series champion, Brad Keselowski, after he failed to qualify for the Chase this year, ending his chances at back-to-back championship wins.
However some good fortune came on Saturday night when Keselowski won the Bank of America 500...
Kevin Harvick won last weekend to claim that he’s not out of the Chase for the Sprint Cup. Matt Kenseth might lead Jimmie Johnson, but he is lurking, and coming to the Charlotte Motor Speedway he has his sights on the top. He is not alone though, as others are[...]
We had our first non-Chaser win at Charlotte Saturday night. That doesn’t mean it was a loss for those in the Chase, as they made up eight out of the top-10 finishers. Here’s a rundown on how everyone did and what their title outlooks is at. Matt Kenseth | 1st[...]
The champ is back….in Victory Lane that is.
For the first time since winning the Chase for the Sprint Cup in 2012 and partying at Homestead Miami Speedway afterwards, Brad Keselowski has made his way back to victory lane.
Keselowski ended a 37-race winless streak with a late surge and by holding off Kasey Kahne to win the Bank of America 500 from Charlotte Motor Speedway on Saturday...