Brad Keselowski faces his nemesis once more on Sunday.
No, it's not Martinsville Speedway, though this is far down his list of tracks where he has a shot at a top finish. No, it's not Chase for the Sprint Cup contender Jimmie Johnson or Denny Hamlin, though each is hungering to take a chunk - or all - of his points lead Sunday. No, it's starting deep in the pack for the race once more.
Qualifying hasn't gone well for the NASCAR Sprint Cup points leader in the Chase races. For the past three races he's overcome starting deep in the field. But charging from near the rear of the field at Martinsville, a .526-mile track where passing is at best a challenge, poses a new level of problem.
At Kansas last Sunday, Keselowski started 25th and finished eighth. At Charlotte the previous Saturday, he started 20th and finished 11th. And three races ago at Talladega Superspeedway, he started 22nd and finished seventh.
But he'll start 32nd in the Tums Fast Relief 500 on Sunday. He'll start half...