Found October 29, 2012 on
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Brad Keselowski is no longer leading the Sprint Cup points standings, but he remains confident in his Penske Racing team.
"Don't count us out," he said Sunday.
Keselowski's transformation at the Cup level since crew chief Paul Wolfe took control of the team in 2011 has been remarkable. Lest we forget, Keselowski finished 25th his rookie season. Once Wolfe came on board, Keselowski's learning curve accelerated dramatically.
The Penske Racing driver proved his determination and fight last season following his courageous comeback at Pocono Raceway. (He drove with a broken ankle that would have sidelined most competitors.)
After the first 19 races, Keselowski was 23rd in the points standings. His Pocono victory vaulted the No. 2 team to 18th in points -- and into wild-card contention with five races remaining before the Chase.
But Keselowski wouldn't need the wild card. The team won again two weeks later at Bristol and, with an average finish of 4.8 over t...
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As the NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup moves to Texas Motor Speedway, look at Brad Keselowski's philosophy: "We don't race the stat book."
What that means is I can look and tell you where all these top guys finished in the spring: Current points leader Jimmie Johnson finished second, Kasey Kahne finished inside the top 10. Clint Bowyer really didn't run that...
After seven races in the 2012 Chase for the Championship, including victories at Chicagoland and Dover, Brad Keselowski and the #2 Miller Lite Dodge team are ranked second in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver and owner point standings. They trail Jimmie Johnson and the No. 48 team by just two points. Keselowski is coming off a sixth-place finish in the Tums Fast Relief 500 last...
Brad Keselowski differed from those who talked about the aerodynamic problems of the 2013 Sprint Cup cars. Keselowski was given a chance on Tuesday and Wednesday to test the 2013 Ford Fusion at Phoenix. Keselowski’s chance to drive the car was the first tire test at a one-mile flat track. “I thought it was a great test,” Keselowski told the NASCAR Wire Service. “I had heard...
Jimmie Johnson leads Brad Keselowski by just 2 points…
Jimmie Johnson dominated, as expected, at Martinsville Speedway, and Brad Keselowski didn't flinch.
This championship duel might go down to the wire after all.
Johnson, a five-time series champion, raced to his seventh career victory on NASCAR's trickiest oval Sunday, and the triumph helped him erase a seven-point deficit and supplant Keselowski as the points leader with...
Brad Keselowski trails Jimmie Johnson by two points with Texas looming…
After capturing his seventh career win at Martinsville Speedway, Jimmie Johnson is one big step closer to his sixth Sprint Cup championship. Johnson's victory Sunday at the famed paperclip erased a seven-point deficit in the Chase standings, knocking Brad Keselowski from his perch as points leader with three races remaining.
Johnson, who captured his fourth victory of the year...
MARTINSVILLE, VA – Ryan Blaney finished eighth at Martinsville Speedway in the No. 29 Draw-Tite RAM on Saturday afternoon. The Brad Keselowski Racing (BKR) driver had an impressive debut in his first race at Martinsville.
Blaney qualified in the 11th position on Saturday morning pacing the 0.526 mile oval in 19.842 seconds or 95.434 M.P.H. to begin the Kroger 200.
Lap 18 brought...
Ryan Blaney, driver of the No. 29 Cooper Standard RAM, will make his seventh career start in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season on Friday evening at Texas Motor Speedway.
This weekend, Cooper Standard returns to the No. 29 Brad Keselowski Racing (BKR) RAM as its primary sponsor.
Friday evening will mark Blaney’s first career start at Texas Motor Speedway in any NASCAR...
Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe’s Chevrolet, won the pole for Sunday’s TUMS Fast Relief 500 from the Martinsville Speedway. After qualifying ended he spoke to the media about the pole win and his outlook for the race. Below is the transcript from that meeting.
YOU’VE GOT A LOT OF THOSE CLOCKS OVER THERE JUST TALK ABOUT STARTING UP FRONT OBVIOUSLY A GREAT PLACE TO BE...