Brad Keselowski won his first NASCAR Sprint Cup title in 2012, finishing ahead of Clint Bowyer and Jimmie Johnson. Expect another group of drivers to contend in 2013.
Last season Kasey Kahne joined Hendrick Motorsports. The first handful of races did not go as planned but starting at the seasons seventh race at Texas the No. 5 car clicked off nine consecutive top-ten finishes including a win at Charlotte. In the seasons final ten races Kahne managed six top-ten finishes.
The results? The first multiple win season for Kahne since 2009 and a career best fourth place finish in the points. The biggest difference for Kahne last season was where he started. Kahne started a career best 8.8 while claiming four poles.
With a second season at Hendrick on the way, expect Kahne to contend for more then just wins in 2013.
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