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Oct 20
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Did Brad Keselowski and the No. 2 team really win the Talladega race at Charlotte?

Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Redd's Wicked Apple Ale Ford, celebrates in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway on October 19, 2014 in Talladega, Alabama. - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images TALLADEGA, Ala.— Against all odds, Brad Keselowski advanced to the Eliminator Round of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, capturing victory in a race he had to win on Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway. To be sure, talent played a role, and talent is something Keselowski has in ample supply. Focus was a major factor, too. Throughout the week preceding the Talladega race, during a test session at Martinsville Speedway and on Friday and Saturday at Talladega, Keselowski answered questions from reporters in terse, clipped sentences, preferring not to fuel the fire that came to a blaze on the track and in the garage at Charlotte on the previous Saturday night. Keselowski had his blinders on, and the only point of interest ... FULL STORY »

Brad Keselowski and Matt Kenseth: What a difference a week makes

Brad Keselowski (second from left), driver of the #2 Detroit Genuine Parts Ford, speaks with the media after the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on October 11, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo Credit: Streeter Lecka / Getty Images) TALLADEGA, Ala.— As luck would have it, the driver who had Brad Keselowski in a headlock on Oct. 11 helped push Keselowski’s No. 2 Team Penske Ford to victory in Sunday’s GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway. With drafting help on the ... FULL STORY »

Keselowski keeps Sprint Cup title hopes alive with dramatic win at Talladega

Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Redd's Wicked Apple Ale Ford, celebrates with a burnout after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway on October 19, 2014 in Talladega, Alabama. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images TALLADEGA, Ala.—In a must-win situation at Talladega Superspeedway, Brad Keselowski did exactly that, preserving his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship hopes with a victory in Sunday’s GEICO 500. With the right side of his car damaged in the wreck that brought ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS GEICO 500 Race Results & Point Standings

Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Redd's Wicked Apple Ale Ford, celebrates in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway on October 19, 2014 in Talladega, Alabama. - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images After a second attempt at a green-white-checkered (flags) finish, it was Brad Keselowski racing his way into victory lane in Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway. And, with his victory, Keselowski advances to the next ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS GEICO 500 Q&A with Brad Keselowski

Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Redds Ford, looks on in the garage area - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images Brad Keselowski, driver of the No. 2 Redd’s Wicked Apple Ale Ford Fusion, spoke to members of the media prior to the opening practice Friday afternoon at Talladega Superspeedway. Keselowski addressed his incident with Matt Kenseth last weekend in Charlotte ... FULL STORY »

NASCAR Penalizes Drivers Brad Keselowski And Tony Stewart

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Logo Daytona Beach, Fla. (Oct. 14, 2014) — NASCAR has assessed behavioral penalties to drivers Brad Keselowski and Tony Stewart for their involvement in post-race incidents on Oct. 11 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Keselowski has been fined $50,000 and placed on NASCAR ... FULL STORY »

Tempers Ignite Post Race At Charlotte Motor Speedway

Brad Keselowski (second from left), driver of the #2 Detroit Genuine Parts Ford, speaks with the media after the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on October 11, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo Credit: Streeter Lecka / Getty Images) In what seemed like a relatively calm finish in Saturday night’s Bank of America 500, the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series garage was anything but following the checkered flag in the second race of the Contender round. With a championship ... FULL STORY »



Brad Keselowski Wins Drive for the Cure 300
Brad Keselowski grabs Nationwide Series victory at Charlotte
Posted 10.11.14
CONCORD, N.C.— In the closing laps of Friday night’s Drive for the Cure 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, with an air of inevitability, Brad Keselowski tracked down teammate Ryan Blaney and made the pass for the win on Lap 187 of 200. With frequent cautions giving crew chiefs multiple options and ...FULL STORY »
Brad Keselowski, driver of the #22 Discount Tire Ford, takes the checkered flag to win the NASCAR Nationwide Series Drive For The Cure 300 presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina at Charlotte Motor Speedway on October 10, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. - Photo Credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images
Keselowski Wins Drive for the Cure 300 Presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
Posted 10.10.14
Brad Keselowski came on strong at the end to win the Drive for the Cure 300 presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina NASCAR Nationwide Series race Friday at Charlotte Motor Speedway, outlasting a hard charge by Kyle Busch in the closing laps. It was Keselowski’s third Nationwide ...FULL STORY »
Brad Keselowski, driver of the #22 Discount Tire Ford, leads a pack of cars during the NASCAR Nationwide Series Drive For The Cure 300 presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina at Charlotte Motor Speedway on October 10, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. - Photo Credit: Jonathan Moore/Getty Images
2014 NNS Drive for the Cure 300 Race Results & Point Standings
Posted 10.10.14
The 2010 NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) champion, Brad Keselowski, held off Kyle Busch Friday night - by 0.377 seconds  - to win the Drive for the Cure 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. This was Keselowski's fourth series win of the 2014 season, his thirty-first series career win and his third series win ...FULL STORY »
Bank of America 500
The quick fix for the victims of Kansas? Win at Charlotte
Posted 10.06.14
KANSAS CITY, Kan.— There’s one gigantic mulligan available on Saturday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway—just one. And three drivers in particular will be fighting tooth-and-nail to take advantage of it. At Kansas Speedway, in Sunday’s Hollywood Casino 400, the Wheel of Ill Fortune landed on “Wipeout” for Jimmie Johnson, Brad Keselowski and ...FULL STORY »
Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M's Toyota - Photo Credit: Matt Sullivan/Getty Images
Despite late scare, Kyle Busch finally finds his mojo at Kansas; Plus Sunday Notebook
Posted 10.05.14
KANSAS CITY, Kan.— In the closing laps of Sunday’s Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway, Kyle Busch was getting nervous—very nervous. The engine in his No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota was running hot, and foul-smelling smoke was starting to fill the cockpit. At a race track that has haunted him for ...FULL STORY »
Team Penske tears through Chase’s Challenger Round
Posted 10.02.14
It moves on towards the Contender Round even hotter. The dynamic duo of 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup champion Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano took the opening two Chase races at Chicagoland and New Hampshire, respectively, after finishing the regular season with a win apiece in the last three events. On top ...FULL STORY »
Contender Media Day Notebook; Featuring Talladega; Joey Logano and Keelan Harvick
Posted 10.01.14
Contenders concerned about Chase cut-off at Talladega: The key to surviving the Contender Round of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, a three-race stretch that begins this Sunday at Kansas Speedway, then rolls into Charlotte Motor Speedway on Oct. 11 and finally ends Oct. 19 at Talladega Superspeedway, is to ...FULL STORY »
Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Miller Lite Ford, practices for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, New Hampshire. - Photo Credit Chris Trotman/Getty Images
2014 NSCS SYLVANIA 300 Second Practice Session Speeds
Posted 09.20.14
Once again it was Brad Keselowski at the top of the scoring pylon, as the current NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) points leader posted the fastest lap speed of 135.622mph, during the second SYLVANIA 300 practice session at New Hampshire Motor Speedway early Saturday morning. Ryan Newman was second fastest with ...FULL STORY »
Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Miller Lite Ford, celebrate setting the pole position during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on September 19, 2014 in Loudon, New Hampshire. - Photo Credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images
Record-Setting Day As Keselowski Takes Sprint Cup Pole at NHMS
Posted 09.19.14
Cool temps mean super-fast times as Keselowski tops list of 26 drivers to eclipse old track Sprint Cup qualifying record LOUDON, N.H. - Twenty-six different drivers broke Kyle Busch's July track qualifying record. But by the end of the time trials, it was Brad Keselowski at the top. The hottest driver ...FULL STORY »


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