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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...
BEST OF MAXIM
Brad Keselowski turned a lap of 135.922 mph to set a track
record and win the pole at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
The Chase to the Sprint Cup carousel carried Brad Keselowski and Kasey Kahne into the top 10 in the point standings and shuffled out Kurt Busch and Tony Stewart at New Hampshire on Sunday.
While the top eight positions remained the same in the point standings, Keselowski capitalized on a solid weekend.
A tire test by his Penske Racing teammate Joey Logano -- and subsequent team...
Brad Keselowski turned a lap of 135.922 mph to set a track record and win the pole at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
Keselowski led a fast Friday on the track, as 10 drivers topped the previous track record, held by Ryan Newman. Newman went 135.232 in 2011.
Jimmie Johnson joins Keselowski on the front row for Sunday's race. Kurt Busch, Dale Earnhardt Jr., and Kyle Busch round...
Credit: Brad Keselowski Racing
Ross Chastain (@RossChastain), driver of the No. 19 Harper Brush Ford F-150, will make his sixth start for Brad Keselowski Racing (BKR) during the American Ethanol 200 Presented by Enogen this Saturday night at Iowa Speedway.
Harper Brush, a Cequent Consumer Products brand, will serve as the primary sponsor of the No. 19 BKR (@TeamBKR) entry this week...
credit: New Hampshire Motor Speedway
Brad Keselowski will start on the pole for Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, NH. While qualifying for the pole Keselowski set a new track record.
The Camping World RV 301 will consist of 301 laps around the 1.058 mile New Hampshire track making up a total of 318.485 miles of racing.
Since iRacing.com opened its virtual doors for business in 2008, the online racing service’s meticulously modeled race cars and tracks have proven to be valuable tools for professional race drivers, be they established stars like NASCAR’s Dale Earnhardt, Jr. and Brad Keselowski, emerging talent like Nationwide Series Rookie of the Year Landon Cassill or Conor Daly, who drove...
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By: Carrie Whitmore – Follow on Twitter @CarrieWhitmore
Defending Sprint Cup Series Champion, Brad Keselowski, claimed the pole for the Camping World RV Sales 300 in his No. 2 Miller Lite Ford after setting a new track record during Friday’s qualifying at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
Nine other drivers also flew past the former track...
BRAD KESELOWSKI, No. 2 Miller Lite Ford Fusion (Qualified 1st)
ON HIS LAP: “We have a really fast race car. The Blue Deuce has been fast since we unloaded here and we came here and tested a few weeks back and the guys did a great job giving me an awesome car. I don’t feel like I nailed a perfect lap but my guys carried me with that car. Hopefully it will be this fast on Sunday...
Series: NASCAR Nationwide Series
Race: The Profit 200
Track: New Hampshire Motor Speedway
Defending Champion: Brad Keselowski
After the white knuckled restrictor plate racing of Daytona, we’re back to normal in New Hampshire for the running of The Profit 200.
I’ve been told The Profit is a show. I’ll take their word for it. It continues a unique tradition of New...
Brad Keselowski led the way with a lap of 28.111 seconds in the first practice for the Camping World RV Sales 301 from New Hampshire. Rounding out the top five was Kyle Busch, Denny Hamlin, Jamie McMurray, and Dale Earnhardt, Jr.
Miller Lite Ford
Interstate Batteries Toyota
Brad Keselowski won the pole for Sunday’s Camping World RV Sales 301 from New Hampshire with a time of 28.022 seconds. Kurt Busch, Dale Earnhardt, Jr., Kyle Busch, and Jeff Gordon round out the top five starting positions. With only 43 entries, no drivers missed the race. The event will be live on TNT at 1 PM EST.