2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Miller Lite Dodge, holds up his championship ring for a portrait prior to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion’s Awards at the Wynn Las Vegas on November 30, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images for NASCAR
By: Toby Christie – Follow on Twitter @Tobalical
Fans flock to NASCAR, because on every given week any driver can emerge and break through for victory. The underdog can find success, and then find a top-tier ride. It happens all the time, and the latest case of that is with 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Brad Keselowski.
In 2012 Keselowski was driving for a third-year Sprint Cup Series crew chief (Paul Wolfe), a car owner who had never captured a Sprint Cup Championship (Roger Penske) and he was driving for a manufacturer that hadn’t won a title since 1975, and they were on their way out of the sport (Dodge).
All of these circumstances would be enough to label Brad Kes...