Brad Keselowski ran well in the Quicken Loans Race for Heroes 500 at Phoenix International Raceway and scored a solid top-10 finish in ninth, but since he was one of three current Chasers to sustain damage at Martinsville Speedway three weeks ago, it was not enough to elevate him to the final round of the Championship. Keselowski was the fifth-best Chase contender, but he needed to win to advance.
Brad Keselowski led 312 of the 334 laps at Texas Motor Speedway, but he lost the lead to Jimmie Johnson with four laps remaining. Keselowski needed the victory to guarantee his spot in the Chase and he is now nearly in a must-win-to-advance situation next week at Phoenix International Raceway.
Sprint Cup driver (#2 Ford Fusion) Brad Keselowski won the O'Reilly Auto Parts Challenge, his 34th victory in 224 NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) races.
Final practice for the AAA Texas 500 has been delayed until after the completion of the XFINITY race, time and weather permitting.
NBC’s Nate Ryan reported from the track that three Chase drivers, Brad Keselowski, Joey Logano, and Kevin Harvick, each sit on three penalties for failing inspection. If they earn a fourth penalty, they will lose pit stall selection at the next track, which could come either at Phoenix International Raceway or Homestead-Miami Speedway.
Brad Keselowski scored his first pole at Texas Motor Speedway with a speed of 196.929 mph. He currently sits sixth in the standings, 24 points behind the cutoff mark needed to advance to the next Chase round.
Brad Keselowski posted the fastest single lap in the first practice session for the AAA Texas 500. His top speed was 197.059 mph.
Brad Keselowski is batting 0.667 in regard to top-10s in his last nine short track races. His last two attempts at Bristol Motor Speedway and Richmond International Raceway this fall ended in top-10s.
Brad Keselowski failed to lead a single lap of the CampingWorld.com 500 at Talladega SuperSpeedway, but he was in fourth-place when the checkers waved. That gave him 3,111 points at the end of the race, which was enough to allow him to advance to the Eliminator round.
Brad Keselowski posted the fastest single lap in final practice for the CampingWorld.com 500 at Talladega SuperSpeedway. His top speed was 196.423 mph.
Last year Brad Keselowski crashed in three of his four plate attempts. The one race in which he raced cleanly to the end was the one he won: last year’s edition of this race at Talladega SuperSpeedway.
Brad Keselowski finished ninth in the Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway, which was his ninth result of sixth through 10th in the past 14 races.
Brad Keselowski backed up his pole winning speed on Friday with the fastest time in the second practice session for the Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway. His top speed was 189.960 mph. That is significantly slower than his pole speed of 195.503.
Brad Keselowski posted the fastest lap in the final session of qualification for the Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway with a 195.503 mph circuit. He won his 10th career pole, and will lead the field to green on Sunday.