Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 9/1/14

FORT WORTH, TX - NOVEMBER 06: Brad Keselowski, driver of the Discount Tire Dodge, celebrates after winning the Nationwide Championship with a third-place finish in the NASCAR Nationwide Series O'Reilly Auto Parts Challenge at Texas Motor Speedway on November 6, 2010 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images for NASCAR)
There is no denying that reigning NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Brad Keselowski is fast on the track. After all, you don't win a Cup championship by being the tortoise of the group. But can you believe that with 10 races remaining in the regular season, the champ still hasn't won a race? It's amazing that as consistent as he and the No. 2 Penske Racing team were last year, he hasn't been a regular factor this year. That's surprising. There are two basic reasons for the reversal of fortune in the No. 2 camp this year - luck and the driver's attitude. I don't think many people realize how lucky a team and driver have to be to win a championship. You can have the best equipment or most talented driver, but without a bit of luck on your side, you can't pull it off. Some drivers won't admit when luck plays a role in their success. It sure played a pivotal one in Keselowski's 2012 season. Think back to Talladega during the Chase last year and the big wreck Tony Stewart caused on th...
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