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Mar 09
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Brad Keselowski capitalizes on Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s fuel shortage in Las Vegas

Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Miller Lite Ford, celebrates with a burnout after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on March 9, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images LAS VEGAS — Unfortunately for Dale Earnhardt Jr., crew chief Steve Letarte's words proved prophetic. “If it runs out, stay on the track and coast to the finish,” Letarte told his driver as he took the white flag in Sunday’s Kobalt 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. And that’s exactly what happened. After pulling away slightly from race winner Brad Keselowski during a dramatic battle over the last 15 of 267 laps, Earnhardt ran out of fuel on the backstretch, a half-lap from the finish, and coasted home in second place, 1.531 seconds behind the driver of the No. 2 Team Penske Ford. Following a scrape with the outside wall and an off-sequence pit strategy, Keselowski took the checkered ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Kobalt 400 Race Results & Point Standings

Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Miller Lite Ford, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on March 9, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Brad Keselowski made it a clean sweep at Las Vegas Motor Speedway (LVMS) on Sunday, as he adds the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Kobalt 400 victory to Saturday's victory in the NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS). Keselowski joins Jeff Burton ... FULL STORY »

With Luck On His Side Brad Keselowski Wins At Las Vegas

Brad Keselowski, driver of the #22 Discount Tire Ford, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Nationwide Series Boyd Gaming 300 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on March 8, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. - Photo Credit: Getty Images Brad Keselowski thought his No. 22 Discount Tire Ford Mustang could make it to the end of the Boyd Gaming 300, but that was a gamble. Thankfully, in Vegas, gambles (sometimes) pay off, as the Penske Racing driver overcame electrical ... FULL STORY »

2014 NNS Boyd Gaming 300 Race Results & Point Standings

Brad Keselowski, driver of the #22 Discount Tire Ford, celebrates with a burnout after winning in the NASCAR Nationwide Series - Photo Credit: Getty Images With a dying battery, Brad Keselowski was still able to hold off Kyle Busch (by 0.348 seconds) with a dominate victory in Saturday's NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) Boyd Gaming 300 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Keselowski, who led the most laps ... FULL STORY »

Despite absent crew chief, Brad Keselowski runs third at Phoenix; Plus Notebook

Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Alliance Truck Parts Ford, celebrates setting the pole position in qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series The Profit on CNBC 500 at Phoenix International Raceway on February 28, 2014 in Avondale, Arizona. - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images AVONDALE, Ariz.— Driver Brad Keselowski and crew chief Paul Wolfe are a potent combination—together they won the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship. Keselowski proved Sunday that he and Wolfe can be just as effective when they’re separated by a continental ... FULL STORY »

With a win in hand, Dale Earnhardt Jr. can push the envelope

2014 NSCS Driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images AVONDALE, Ariz.— Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s victory in last Sunday's Daytona 500 might just be the NASCAR equivalent of a 'Get-out-of-jail-free' card. With a Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup berth all but a certainty thanks to the win, Earnhardt, Steve ... FULL STORY »



2014 NNS Driver Brad Keselowski (Discount Tire) - Photo Credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images
2014 NNS Blue Jeans Go Green 200 Starting Lineup
Posted 03.01.14
Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) pole-sitter, Brad Keselowski, added the NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) Blue Jeans Go Green 200 pole at Phoenix International Raceway on Saturday, as he ran a qualifying lap speed of 134.053 m.p.h., to capture the Coors Light Pole Award. This was Keselowski's first series pole of the ...FULL STORY »
Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Alliance Truck Parts Ford, celebrates setting the pole position in qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series The Profit on CNBC 500 at Phoenix International Raceway on February 28, 2014 in Avondale, Arizona. - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images
Brad Keselowski leads Team Penske sweep of front row at Phoenix
Posted 02.28.14
AVONDALE, Ariz.—At times it was dramatic. At times it was chaotic. But, with drivers trying to cool their engines and tires—not to mention fighting for enough room to complete clean laps--Brad Keselowski won the pole for Sunday’s The Profit on CNBC 500 at Phoenix International Raceway in debut of NASCAR’s new group ...FULL STORY »
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Ford Racing 2014 NSCS The Profit on CNBC 500 Post-Qualifying Recaps
Posted 02.28.14
Joey Logano, No. 22 Shell Pennzoil Ford Fusion (Qualified 2nd) – “Man, you win the first segment and Brad was second and we had him by a tenth that first run so I was feeling pretty good. After we made our lap we went faster in the first run and I ...FULL STORY »
2014 NASCAR Driver Brad Keselowski - Photo Credit: Getty Images
2014 NSCS The Profit on CNBC 500 Starting Lineup
Posted 02.28.14
The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) teams debuted the new qualifying (multi-car) procedures Friday evening at Phoenix International Raceway. And, it was Brad Keselowski, with a new qualifying track record lap speed of 139.384 m.p.h., capturing 'The Profit on CNBC 500' Coors Light Pole Award. Keselowski, who broke Jimmie Johnson's previous record of ...FULL STORY »
2014 NNS Driver Brad Keselowski climbs from his car - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images
2014 NNS Blue Jeans Go Green 200 First Practice Session Speeds
Posted 02.28.14
The NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) teams have headed west this weekend for their second race of the season, and held their first Blue Jeans Go Green 200 practice session Friday afternoon at Phoenix International Raceway. At the top of the speed chart with a lap speed of 131.974 m.p.h., was Brad ...FULL STORY »
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Ford Racing joins Brad Keselowski’s ‘Crew Challenge’ as Presenting Sponsor
Posted 02.20.14
DAYTONA BEACH, FL - One year after a successful launch of 'The Crew Challenge', Ford Racing has joined Brad Keselowski's digital initiative as the presenting sponsor and a key partner of the interactive fan contest. The contest, which will now be known as 'The Crew Challenge presented by Ford ...FULL STORY »
2013 NCWTS Driver Ryan Blaney in the No. 29 Cooper Standard Ford F-150 - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
Cooper Standard Launches Careers For Veterans Program
Posted 02.20.14
Expands Company's Community Outreach and Builds on Military Veterans Related Initiatives of Brad Keselowski Racing Daytona Beach, Florida (February 20, 2014) - Cooper Standard (NYSE: CPS) announced today that the company is building on its community involvement activities with the formation of the "Cooper Standard Careers for Veterans" program. The program ...FULL STORY »
Brad Keselowski Driver of the No. 2 Miller Lite Ford Fusion, - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
For Brad Keselowski, change is definitely for the better
Posted 02.13.14
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- As far as Brad Keselowski is concerned, the more change the merrier. After last year's post-championship swoon, Keselowski believes the sweeping modifications NASCAR has made to its Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup format, its deterrence policy toward rules infractions and its new group qualifying system all ...FULL STORY »
Brad Keselowski Driver of the No. 2 Miller Lite Ford Fusion, - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
2014 Daytona Speedweeks NASCAR Media Day Q&A with Driver Brad Keselowski
Posted 02.13.14
BRAD KESELOWSKI – No. 2 Miller Lite Ford Fusion – WHAT DO YOU THINK ABOUT RICHARD PETTY’S COMMENTS ON DANICA? “I literally just walked in the door.  I had media yesterday in New York so I had plenty of time to think about that because everyone seems to want to know that.  It ...FULL STORY »


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