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PLAYERS: Brad Keselowski
Brad Keselowski is hoping he can lend a hand in finding the next driver of the No. 22 Penske car. Keselowski is a three time winner this season at the Sprint Cup level. “I hope that we can secure a teammate that is an elite talent that I can work with — and certainly some of that responsibility is mine to communicate,” Keselowski said in an interview following qualifying. Keselowski is hoping to be more then just a driver at Penske Racing. “I told Roger from Day One, when I came to Penske Racing, I didn’t want to be just a driver,” Keselowski said. “I wanted to be part of a team and part of making Penske Racing as strong as possible.” Sam Hornish Jr. will continue to drive the No. 22 car for the “foreseable future” according to Penske. There is some uncertainty going forward as there were a couple of races in which Hornish was already scheduled to drive in a third car for the team. “I think Kurt and I, last year, had a great relationship that showed on-track results,” Keselowski said.

Keselowski hoping for repeat victory at Pocono

Brad Keselowski won last August at Pocono driving 500 miles on a broken left ankle. Well, Sunday's race is only 400 miles and his ankle is feeling pretty good these days. Imagine what he can do here when healthy. Keselowski's victory placed him in prime position to claim one of two wild-card spots available for the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship. He won't need...

Brad Keselowski Pennsylvania 400 Race Recap

LONG POND, Pa.  – Brad Keselowski, driver of the Penske Racing No. 2 Miller Lite Dodge Charger in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS), finished fourth in the Pennsylvania 400 at Pocono Raceway on Sunday afternoon. Keselowski and crew chief Paul Wolfe used excellent pit strategy to place the team at the front of the field – eventually leading a total of eight laps – before...

Penske Racing to use Roush Yates Engines

Roush Yates Engines will provide the Ford FR9 engine to Penske Racing in 2013. Penske, who is currently running Dodge equipment, will return to the Ford nameplate for next season. Penske ran Ford cars from 1991 through 2002, highlighted by the No. 2 driven by Rusty Wallace. Over the race weekend at Pocono Raceway, Jack Roush expressed optimism that Penske and Roush Yates Engines...

Parker Kligerman out at Brad Keselowski Racing

Brad Keselowski Racing spokesman Tony Caponigro confirmed today that Parker Kligerman would no longer drive the No. 29 truck. Kligerman is hopeful of getting a ride in time for the Camping World Truck Series (CWTS) race at Michigan on August 18. “Parker will not be in the No. 29 Truck at Michigan. What happens beyond that is still being discussing internally, but my understanding...

Kligerman out at Brad Keselowski Racing

Parker Kligerman posted a 7th place finish Saturday at Pocono, which has turned out to be his last start in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series for Brad Keselowski Racing. Monday it was announced by Kligerman and the team that they have parted ways, effective immediately. Dave Moody first broke the story early Monday. The source of the trouble started when Penske Racing announced...

Keselowski won after injury a year ago

Brad Keselowski, the defending winner of this weekend's NASCAR Sprint Cup Pennsylvania 400, will have an advantage this weekend -- both ankles in working order. "That doesn't hurt," Keselowski said. A year ago, Keselowski went to Pocono Raceway just days after being airlifted out of Road Atlanta following a violent wreck during testing that resulted in a fracture...

Questions arise on restarts again

NASCAR heads into this race weekend with fans asking a lot of questions about restarts. The issue gained notice when Elliott Sadler was penalized for jumping a restart in the NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. It raised the question: What does a driver do when he is running alongside the race leader, who struggles on a restart? That's the situation...
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