STREMME OUT AT PENSKE

CHARLOTTE _ Brad Keselowski has been giving a lot of people the boot on the track this season and now he has booted David Stremme from his ride with Penske Racing. Team officials announced on Monday that the 25-year-old Keselowski will take over the No. 12 Penske Racing Dodge for the final three events of the 2009 season at Texas Motor Speedway, Phoenix International Raceway and Homestead-Miami Speedway. Stremme (before photo, if you can believe it) "Penske Racing wants to give Brad ...

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BUSCH-KESELOWSKI COOL-DOWN LAP SHENANIGANS?

OK. Let's be clear. At the end of Sunday's race at Talladega, Kyle Busch did not start his cool-down lap thinking, "I am definitely going to spin out winner Brad Keselowski." But you have to wonder about the series of events that put Busch in a position to do so. First Busch accelerated toward Keselowski and Dale Earnhardt Jr. while the two friends celebrated. We know that Busch is not there to fist-bump Junior or his buddy. So why did Busch encroach on their victorious cool-down la ...

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