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Defending Sprint Cup Series Champion, Brad Keselowski, claimed the pole for the Camping World RV Sales 300 in his No. 2 Miller Lite Ford after setting a new track record during Friday’s qualifying at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
Nine other drivers also flew past the former track record of 28.165 seconds (135.232 mph).
Keselowski had a record lap around the 1.058-mile oval with a lap time of 28.022 seconds, 135.922 mph, beating the previously held record by .143 seconds. This was Keselowski’s third NASCAR pole he’s won. The first also came at New Hampshire in September 2010. He most recent pole win occurred in May 2011 at Charlotte. That makes this win Keselowski’s first in 78 races.
“This (No. 2) team has the speed, and I feel we’ve got good execution,” said Keselowski. “Things are starting to come together.”
While Keselowski earned a much-needed boost to his season, Jimmie Johnson fai...
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Jimmie Johnson qualified second for the Camping World RV 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway but the five time Sprint Cup Series champion will drop to the back of the field.
Johnson’s time of 135.902 mph was disallowed because the No. 48 Chevrolet was found to be too low on both sides.
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Brad Keselowski turned a lap of 135.922 mph to set a track
record and win the pole at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
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The Chase to the Sprint Cup carousel carried Brad Keselowski and Kasey Kahne into the top 10 in the point standings and shuffled out Kurt Busch and Tony Stewart at New Hampshire on Sunday.
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Brad Keselowski turned a lap of 135.922 mph to set a track record and win the pole at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
Keselowski led a fast Friday on the track, as 10 drivers topped the previous track record, held by Ryan Newman. Newman went 135.232 in 2011.
Jimmie Johnson joins Keselowski on the front row for Sunday's race. Kurt Busch, Dale Earnhardt Jr., and Kyle Busch round...
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Jimmie Johnson likes to make history. His biggest history making accomplishment thus far has been winning five straight Sprint Cup Series Championships. Saturday in Daytona, Johnson added one more major accomplishment to his resume, a Daytona sweep.
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Brad Keselowski will start on the pole for Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, NH. While qualifying for the pole Keselowski set a new track record.
The Camping World RV 301 will consist of 301 laps around the 1.058 mile New Hampshire track making up a total of 318.485 miles of racing.
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BRAD KESELOWSKI, No. 2 Miller Lite Ford Fusion (Qualified 1st)
ON HIS LAP: “We have a really fast race car. The Blue Deuce has been fast since we unloaded here and we came here and tested a few weeks back and the guys did a great job giving me an awesome car. I don’t feel like I nailed a perfect lap but my guys carried me with that car. Hopefully it will be this fast on Sunday...
Brad Keselowski won the pole for Sunday’s Camping World RV Sales 301 from New Hampshire with a time of 28.022 seconds. Kurt Busch, Dale Earnhardt, Jr., Kyle Busch, and Jeff Gordon round out the top five starting positions. With only 43 entries, no drivers missed the race. The event will be live on TNT at 1 PM EST.