Brad Keselowski, the defending winner of this weekend's NASCAR Sprint Cup Pennsylvania 400, will have an advantage this weekend -- both ankles in working order.
"That doesn't hurt," Keselowski said.
A year ago, Keselowski went to Pocono Raceway just days after being airlifted out of Road Atlanta following a violent wreck during testing that resulted in a fracture of his left ankle. Not only did Keselowski refuse to let another driver substitute in his No. 2 Miller Dodge for the Pocono race, he wouldn't allow anyone to practice in his car.
"I'm going to drive this car until they drag me out of it," Keselowski told FOXSports.com last August at Pocono. "They're not getting me out of this damn car."
Keselowski made the right call. He was 21st in the points standings before that race at Pocono. He qualified 13th and picked up his third career win. More important, he got a courage boost that carried over.
With crew chief Paul Wolfe and the team's support, Keselowski went on a remarka...