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SPARTA, Ky — Kurt Busch made contact with Brad Keselowski Sunday at Kentucky Speedway. Several drivers were involved in the wreck, including Greg Biffle, Travis Kvapil and Dave Blaney.
The race was postponed on Saturday night due to rain. Keselowski won Friday nights Nationwide series race at Kentucky and was the June race winner at the track in 2012.
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Kurt Busch and Brad Keselowski were two of the NASCAR drivers involved in a scary wreck during the 48th lap of the Sprint Cup Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway on Sunday.
The multi-car crash began when Busch, coming back into the track from the apron, bumped the back left of Keselowski's car. The No. 2 then spun down onto the apron before drifting back into the track,...
Another late-race rally by Kurt Busch boosted the Furniture Row Racing driver to a sixth-place finish in Sunday’s rain-delayed Quaker State 400. The Sprint Cup Series race, originally scheduled for Saturday night, was postponed due to wet weather at Kentucky Speedway.
The result was Busch’s seventh top-10 finish of the season, which propelled him from 17th to 14th in...
Mooresville, NC – Penske Racing driver Brad Keselowski continues to be recognized for his remarkable run to the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) championship. On Thursday, ESPN announced that Keselowski has been nominated for two awards during this year’s ESPY Awards Presentation that will be held on Wednesday, July 17 at the Nokia Theater in downtown Los Angeles.
Is this the weekend Brad Keselowski turns his season around?
It's not that the defending NASCAR Sprint Cup champion is in fear of missing this year's Chase -- yet. But without a win this season and the No. 2 Ford teetering at ninth in point standings with a nine-point cushion, it's time for Keselowski to return to his winning ways.
"This is a key time, not just...
SPARTA, Ky. – Another late-race rally by Kurt Busch boosted the Furniture Row Racing driver to a sixth-place finish in Sunday’s rain-delayed Quaker State 400. The Sprint Cup Series race, originally scheduled for Saturday night, was postponed due to wet weather at Kentucky Speedway.
The result was Busch’s seventh top-10 finish of the season, which propelled him from 17th to...
SPARTA, KY- Pole Winner Dale Earnhardt Jr. and both Quaker State 400 winners Kyle Busch and Brad Keselowski were the top three favorites for today’s 267-lap NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at the 1.5-mile Kentucky Speedway.
Unfortunately, all three were involved in early incidents with Keselowski being done for the day in a fiery crash in Turn 2 on Lap 47.
The inaugural race and...
• Keselowski and the No. 22 Discount Tire Ford Mustang team began the race from the 19th position following the Friday afternoon qualifying session.
• Despite starting deep in the field, Keselowski immediately began to show that his Ford Mustang had plenty of speed to contend for the win as he methodically made his way toward the front of the field.
• Following hard, side-by...
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Brad Keselowski found himself clinging to ninth in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series point standings entering the race weekend at Kentucky Speedway.
Last season Keselowski won at Kentucky but things were dramatically different on Sunday. After qualifying eighth for the Quaker State 400 the 2012 series champion found himself in trouble on...
Ford Racing drivers Brad Keselowski and Greg Biffle were involved in a big crash on lap 48 of the Sprint Cup Series race from the Kentucky Speedway. Below are quotes from both drivers on the accident.
BRAD KESELOWSKI, No. 2 Miller Lite Ford Fusion (INVOLVED IN ACCIDENT ON LAP 48)
WHAT IS YOUR TAKE ON WHAT HAPPENED? “It is a wreck. Wrecks happen. It takes a chain of events to get...
BRAD KESELOWSKI, No. 2 Miller Lite Ford Fusion (INVOLVED IN ACCIDENT ON LAP 48) – WHAT IS YOUR TAKE ON WHAT HAPPENED? “It is a wreck. Wrecks happen. It takes a chain of events to get there. We had the bottom lane on two or three restarts in a row and got shuffled back a little bit. We were trying to get patient because it looked like we will get the whole race in before rain...
SPARTA, Ky. — When you win a rain-shortened race, you can’t do a burnout — but Brad Keselowski certainly tried.
After being declared the winner of Friday night’s Feed the Children 300 NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Kentucky Speedway, 30 laps short of the scheduled finish, Keselowski did donuts on the frontstretch, minus the usual smoke because of the wet, slippery asphalt...
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Brad Keselowski won the Feed the Children 300 at Kentucky Speedway on Friday night after rain forced the end of the race on lap 170 of 200.
Austin Dillon began the race on the pole but soon gave way to Kyle Busch. Brad Keselowski and Elliott Sadler would also see time at the front of the field.
Championship leader Regan Smith had problems with...
Kentucky Speedway Data
Season Race #: 17 of 36
Track Size: 1.5-miles
Banking/Turn 1 & 2: 14 degrees
Banking/Turn 3 & 4: 14 degrees
Banking/Frontstretch: 8 degrees
Banking/Backstretch: 8 degrees
Frontstretch Length: 1,662 feet
Backstretch Length: 1,600 feet
Race Length: 200 laps / 300 miles
· In 1998, the track broke ground in Sparta, Kentucky, and opened...
SPARTA, KY- We were destined to what could have been a good battle for the checkered in tonight’s NASCAR Nationwide Series Feed the Children 300 race at Kentucky Speedway.
Instead, the rain began to fall with 38 laps to go as NASCAR brought out the fifth caution due to the moisture.
Brad Keselowski, who passed Elliott Sadler for the lead with 50 laps to go, was the beneficiary...