Brad Keselowski Changes The Playoff Narrative

[caption id="attachment_688501" align="aligncenter" width="520"] Brad Keselowski wins the SouthPoint 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.[/caption] Remember the "Big Three?" Brad Keselowski has wadded up that story line and thrown it in the trash can. No, we're not forecasting a second championship for "Bad Brad," but his recent success serves to remind us how quickly racing fortunes can change. It's all because of three wins in a row. That's impressive enough. Check it out where he did it. Da ...

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Penske Checks Another Box With Brickyard 400 Victory

"That was his first. Really?" I was honestly shocked to learn that Brad Keselowski's victory Monday in the Brickyard 400 was a first for "The Captain," team owner Roger Penske in Cup racing at Indianapolis. While NASCAR racing has generally been less than scintillating at Indianapolis, a win is still a big deal at Indy. During Penske's storied career as an owner, he has 17 wins in the Indianapolis 500. Between USAC, Indy Car and the NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series, Roger Penske has 14 ch ...

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Brad Keselowski Punches His Ticket In The Pits

Sweet relief for Brad Keselowski. The 2012 champion gets that elusive first victory of 2018 in the Southern 500. The win effectively gets him into the playoffs. It's been an interesting year for Brad Keselowski and the Penske gang. Thanks in no small part to Stewart-Haas Racing, Ford is having a strong year. While their performance has been no shock, what is mildly surprising is that Keselowski, Joey Logano and Ryan Blaney don't have more wins to show for their efforts. That's not saying ...

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Some Notable Names Among Winless Drivers

So Kurt Busch got his first win of the season last Saturday. He knocked on the door patiently, and kicked it in at Bristol. If you thought he was bound to eventually score, that wasn't bad pizza. It was going to happen sooner or later. Have you looked at who remains on the list of winless drivers in 2018? It's a pretty interesting collection. Who would have thought Jimmie Johnson would be a winless driver this far into 2018? This is a seven-time champion. What's more, it's not he's become ...

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2018 Team Preview: Team Penske Expands

For the first time in several seasons, the number 12 will run for Team Penske. After a solid start with the Wood Bros., Ryan Blaney will join a stable that already includes Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano. There once was a time when Roush Racing was the class of the field for Ford. Since switching over from Dodge, Team Penske is now the standard bear for the Blue Oval, with all apologies to Stewart-Haas, who didn't fare poorly after leaving Chevrolet. Roger Penske has long been known as " ...

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