Brad Keselowski won for the first time in his career at New Hampshire Motor Speedway and it couldn't have come at a better time. It was Keselowski's third win of the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season, qualifying him for the Chase for the Sprint Cup.
Brad Keselowski celebrated a great weekend after winning the Quaker State 400. It was the first time in his career that Keselowski had won a race after starting in the pole position. But it was after the race that things got interesting.
Long Pond -
Dale Earnhardt Jr. capitalized on Brad Keselowski's misfortune, took over the lead of the Pocono 400 with five laps remaining and cruised the rest of the way to his second win of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season.
Joey Logano made his move at precisely the right time and then drove away from the field to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Toyota Owners 400, at Richmond International Raceway on Saturday night.
Las Vegas -
Brad Keselowski's eyes must have lit up during the final lap of the NASCAR race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Sunday. All he had to do was pass Dale Earnhardt Jr., who had just run out of gas, and coast to win the Kobalt 400.
Daytona Beach -
It started off as a grey day for NASCAR fans as a rain storm put a hold on the signature race of the Sprint Cup Series. When it was all said and done, Dale Earnhardt Jr. won the 56th running of the Daytona 500.
Watkins Glen -
The last two NASCAR races at Watkins Glen International were not memorable ones for Kyle Busch. Having lost the lead late the past two years only made him more determined to break the New York jinx.
Kyle Busch was enjoying the moment after winning the Auto Club 400 on Sunday afternoon, while a short distance down pit lane a heated war of words escalated into a pushing match between Joey Logano and Tony Stewart.
One week after they fought in pit lane, Jeff Gordon’s and Clint Bowyer’s teams fought on the race track. But that didn’t stop the Florida sunshine from beaming down on Brad Keselowski at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
Brad Keselowski can almost feel the elation of winning his first Sprint Cup title. All he has to do is finish in the Top 15 in the final race of the NASCAR season. But, Keselowski was less than thrilled with what he saw in this weekend’s AdvoCare 500.
Fort Worth -
In a good-old-fashion showdown in Texas on Sunday afternoon, Jimmie Johnson out-dueled Brad Keselowski to win his second NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race in a row, his fifth of the year and hold on to the lead in the “Chase for the Sprint Cup.”
Brad Keselowski has won two of the first three rounds in the “Chase for the Sprint Cup,” but don’t expect him to be over confident in his chances to win the 2012 NASCAR championship. “There are seven races to go,” he says.
Brad Keselowski said he felt like he had just fought the first round in a fight for the heavyweight championship title after winning the opening race in NASCAR’s 2012 “Chase for the Sprint Cup” on Sunday at Chicagoland Speedway.
Richmond International Raceway provided a thrilling backdrop for the close of the regular portion of the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup season and 12 drivers are now in place as the ‘Chase for the Sprint Cup’ starts.
Brad Keselowski spins out after being clipped by Carl Edwards who admitted after the race he took him out as a payback for a bump moments earlier.
Brad Keselowski flashes a “V” signalling two victories this season on the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series after he won the Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway, on June 28, 2014.
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Brad Keselowski takes a victory lap at Homestead-Miami Speedway, on Nov. 18, 2012, after winning his first NASCAR Sprint Cup championship.
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Brad Keselowski leads the field under stormy clouds at Talladega Superspeedway on May 5, 2013. Rain delayed the Aaron’s 499 for over three hours.
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Brad Keselowski out at the 2011 Daytona 500
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Dale Earnhardt Jr. led Brad Keselowski around the Las Vegas Motor Speedway for a number of laps, but he ran out of gas less than a lap from the finish and Keselowski got by to win the Kobalt 400 on March 9, 2014.