Tag Archive: Brad Keselowski

Nov 02

Jimmie Johnson pulls out victory at Texas

Wins third straight November race at Texas as Chasers fight

Jimmie Johnson held off Brad Keselowski and Kevin Harvick on the second attempt at a green-white-checkered finish to win Sunday’s AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway.

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Oct 15

NASCAR National Series News & Notes + Fast Facts

Big names, bigger goal: win and advance, or else

NASCAR logo Jimmie Johnson (six) and Brad Keselowski (one) have accounted for seven of the last eight NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championships. The two drivers better hurry if either hopes to increase that figure to eight-of-nine. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 14

NASCAR penalizes drivers Brad Keselowski and Tony Stewart

“These penalties are about maintaining a safe environment following the race” – Robin Pemberton

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series 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. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 12

Harvick wins Charlotte night race with restart

Ganassi drivers play Chase spoilers among top 10

Kevin Harvick - photo © Chris Trotman NASCAR via Getty Images The Closer finally closed the deal, and the door swung almost shut on Dale Earnhardt Jr., six-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson and 2012 champion Brad Keselowski.

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Oct 06

Joey Logano wins wild race at Kansas

Johnson, Earnhardt Jr. and Keselowski among those involved in incidents

Chase-logo In a race that saw Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup favorites Jimmie Johnson, Brad Keselowski and Dale Earnhardt Jr. fall by the wayside, Joey Logano earned a ticket to the Eliminator Round of the Chase with a hard-fought victory in Sunday’s Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 14

Brad Keselowski opens Chase with win at Chicagoland

Win puts 2012 champion into contender round

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series For Brad Keselowski, this year’s Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup started the same way it did in 2012 — with a victory at Chicagoland Speedway.

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Aug 12

Tagliani Autosport/Team Penske NASCAR Nationwide Series Mid-Ohio race preview

Returning to the 22

Alex Tagliani Ford Mustang Penske Alex Tagliani will return to the seat of the No. 22 Discount Tire Ford Mustang this weekend at Mid-Ohio. After a merry-go-round of Ryan Blaney, Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano, Tagliani will make his second road course start with the No. 22 team since his dramatic second place finish at Road America. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 13

Keselowski wins at Loudon, sweeps weekend

This marks the first time a driver has swept a weekend at New Hampshire

Brad Keseowski - photo © Brian Lawdermilk-NASCAR via Getty Images Brad Keselowski won the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Camping World RV Sales 301 Sunday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in a dramatic green-white-checkered finish.

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Jun 18

Alex Tagliani set for Penske NASCAR Nationwide Series assignment!

First of two

Penske Ford Mustang no 22 Road America will be Alex Tagliani’s first of two scheduled appearances in the seat of the No. 22 Discount Tire Ford Mustang in 2014. After a merry-go-round of drivers, including Ryan Blaney, Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano, Tagliani will also make an appearance behind the wheel of the No. 22 Mustang at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in August.

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Mar 11

NASCAR National Series News & Notes + Fast Facts

Deuces Wild: Brad K. only the latest to tame Bristol in the ‘2’ 

NASCAR logo Brad Keselowski has won two of the last five NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races at Bristol Motor Speedway, which should surprise absolutely no one.

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Oct 14

Keselowski breaks through for first win of 2013

Reigning champion overcomes pit-road issues, takes lead from Kahne late in race

Charlotte Motor Speedway logoBrad Keselowski proved once again Saturday night that quality and timing trump quantity. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 16

The 8th Annual Canadian Motorsports Expo…

To be bigger and better than ever in wide-open hall 5

Canadian Motorsports Expo logo 2012The Canadian Racing Season Begins February 7, 8 & 9, 2014 at Toronto’s International Centre.

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Aug 12

Kyle Busch avoids wrecks, wins at Watkins Glen

Cheez-It 355

DSC_0249The third time may have been the charm for Kyle Busch, but it was a jinx for pole-winner Marcos Ambrose. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 30

NASCAR National Series News and Notes + Fast Facts

There’s No Sure Thing In ‘Talladega Time’

NASCAR logoGentlemen – and lady – get ready to roll the dice. It’s Talladega time, on a 2.66-mile superspeedway that could double as a super-sized craps table.

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Mar 18

Kahne clinches long-awaited Bristol win

No. 5 pulls away from Keselowski; Busch brothers both finish in top five

Kasey Khane - photo © Kevin C. Cox -Getty Images Kasey Kahne checked Bristol Motor Speedway off his bucket list, winning for the first time in 19 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series attempts after a heated duel with Brad Keselowski. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 25

NSCS Race Recap: Jimmie Johnson holds off Dale Earnhardt Jr. for Daytona 500 victory (updated with results)

Mark Martin ran third, Polesitter Danica Patrick came home eighth

Daytona 500 new logoNASCAR - Jimmie JohnsonJimmie Johnson sped away from the field after a restart with six laps left in Sunday’s Daytona 500 and held off a charging Dale Earnhardt Jr. to win the 55th running of the Great American Race at Daytona International Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 07

NASCAR Acceleration Weekend 2013 previews new season

NASCAR Hall of Fame Induction, Driver Appearances, Q&As, Gen-6 Car Featured

NASCAR logoA long winter’s wait is over. NASCAR Acceleration Weekend 2013 rolls into Charlotte, N.C. Friday through Sunday signaling the beginning of the new season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 17

Seven NASCAR Sprint Cup Champions headline NASCAR preview 2013

NASCAR Hall of Fame induction, autographs, Gen-6 Car part of season kickoff

NASCAR Hall of Fame2010-09-19-dimanche-FrancoisGobeil.zipReigning NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Brad Keselowski and fellow titleholders Tony Stewart, Jimmie Johnson, Kurt Busch, Matt Kenseth, Jeff Gordon and Bobby Labonte are among more than 60 drivers from three NASCAR national series set to participate in NASCAR Preview 2013 on Saturday, Feb. 9.

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Nov 18

Brad Keselowski wins 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship (updated)

Owner also celebrates as First-Time Series Champion

2011-02-19_00642010-09-19-dimanche-FrancoisGobeil.zipBrad Keselowski won the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship today at Homestead-Miami Speedway, earning owner Roger Penske’s first title in NASCAR’s premier series. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 17

The 7th Annual Canadian Motorsports Expo set for Feb. 8-10, 2013

The Canadian racing season begins February 8, 9 & 10, 2013 at Toronto’s International Centre

Canadian Motorsports Expo logo 2012The 7th Annual Canadian Motorsports Expo, Presented by Inside Track Motorsport News takes place February 8, 9 & 10, 2013 at the International Centre, adjacent to Toronto’s Pearson International Airport.

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Nov 07

NASCAR National Series News and Notes + Fast Facts

Johnson-Keselowski ‘Bare-Knuckle’ Brawl Heads West – For Jimmie Johnson, it’s some serious déjà vu – the good kind.

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Johnson leads the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup™ by seven points over Brad Keselowski with two races remaining. Four times in his five championship seasons, Johnson has topped the standings after the season’s 34th race, making title No. 6 a very real possibility.

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Nov 05

Johnson outlasts Keselowski for Texas win

No. 48 team extends Chase points lead to seven with two races remaining

Jimmie Johnson - photo © John Harrelson - Getty Images for NASCAR

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The haymaker Jimmie Johnson delivered Sunday at Texas Motor Speedway turned out to be an eight-point swing.Taking advantage of a late caution and four fresh tires to Brad Keselowski’s two, Johnson pulled away from Keselowski in a green-white-checkered-flag finish to win the AAA Texas 500 and tighten his grip on a possible sixth Sprint Cup Series championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 03

NASCAR National Series News and Notes + Fast Facts

Chase Leader Keselowski Seeks ’Dega Double – Everything appears to be breaking right for Brad Keselowski

Brad Keselowski photo © Todd Warshaw - Getty Images for NASCARNASCAR logoWith his victory at Dover International Speedway on Sunday, the driver of Penske Racing’s No. 2 Dodge has won twice in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup™ and five times overall in 2012.

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Sep 17

Brad Keselowski wins Geico 400 at Chicagoland Speedway

 Johnson not shaken by defeat at Chicagoland

NASCAR Sprint Cup SeriesFor a guy who led a race-high 172 laps but didn’t win Sunday’s Geico 400 at Chicagoland Speedway, Jimmie Johnson sure didn’t look too upset on pit road afterward. That’s because he wasn’t.

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Jul 15

Kahne takes advantage of Hamlin miscue to win at Loudon

Second victory inches No. 9 closer to Chase berth; JGR left scratching head

Kasey Khane 2012-03-08NHMS LogoKasey Kahne spoiled Denny Hamlin’s heroic drive through the field and held on to win Sunday’s LENOX Industrial Tools 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, all but securing a spot in the Chase for the Sprint Cup with his second victory of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 15

Opportunistic Keselowski grabs first NHMS victory

His second of the season and the 19th of his career

Brad Keselowski Loudon - photo © Jeff Zelevansky -Getty ImagesNHMS LogoPole-sitter Brad Keselowski took advantage of an opportune moment late in Saturday’s F.W. Webb 200 Nationwide Series race and held off Kevin Harvick in the closing laps to claim his first victory at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, his second of the season and the 19th of his career. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 13

NASCAR National Series News and Notes

Keselowski Cracks Top 10, Shakes Up Chase ‘Wild Cards’

Quicken Loans 400NASCAR logoBrad Keselowski knows how to make an entrance. And an impact. The Rochester Hills, Mich., driver ranks among the top 10 for the first time in the regular NASCAR Sprint Cup Series standings entering Sunday’s “home” race at Michigan International Speedway. Keselowski finished fifth in points a year ago but qualified for the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup™ as the first Wild Card.

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Mar 15

Lennox to be Co-Primary Sponsor on Penske Racing #22 Nationwide Series car for Bristol

Lennox has been a sponsor of Penske Racing since 1998.

Penske Racing 22 1Penske Racing 22 2This association will be on full display this weekend as the logo will not only be on the No. 22 Sprint Cup Series car but will also be on the No. 22 Nationwide Series entry. In this fifteenth year, as a symbol of appreciation, Penske Racing will place the Lennox logo on the hood and rear deck lid of the No. 22 car for the Bristol Nationwide Series race on Saturday, March 17.

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Mar 11

Stewart holds off Johnson for first Vegas victory (+result)

 Tony Stewart scratched another race track off the bucket list

2012-02-26_0086Tony Stewart Victoire Las Vegas - Todd Warshaw - Getty ImagesPowering away from Jimmie Johnson after a restart with four laps left in Sunday’s Kobalt Tools 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, the reigning Sprint Cup champion took the checkered flag .461 seconds ahead of Johnson. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 26

NASCAR, MillerCoors and Penske Racing announce major partnership extensions

Coors Light renews as Official Beer Of NASCAR; Miller Lite extends partnership with Penske Racing, Keselowski

NASCAR logo 2011-02-19_0064NASCAR, MillerCoors and Penske Racing today jointly announced multi-year partnership extensions for the brewer’s two biggest brands. For MillerCoors, the deals with the sanctioning body and one of the sport’s most respected teams solidify its status among the most committed sponsors in NASCAR. In addition, MillerCoors has alliances with seven tracks that host NASCAR races.

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