Can Brad Keselowski turn his season around on Sunday?
It's been 25 races since his last Sprint Cup victory. And since his team was busted for taking liberties with unapproved suspension systems and components on the "Blue Deuce" at Texas Motor Speedway in April, Keselowski has posted just one top-five finish -- at Dover, where his Ford was found, in post-race inspection, to be too low.
So, after a 31-point reduction for penalties and six races down the road, the defending Sprint Cup champion finds himself a season-low 13th in the point standings and 170 points behind current leader Jimmie Johnson.
But after winning the pole on Friday for the Camping World 301, Keselowski insists, "This is our time."
"We have a great race car here, and I think our race team is ready," said Keselowski. "We have been close. We've had the speed the last few weeks to get the job done, but different scenarios have bitten us. Those will come and go, and I feel like they've went."
Perhaps. There still ...