He was in the lead when debris stuck to the grille, forcing him to give up the lead to #21-Ryan Blaney and try to get the debris off the grille and cool the water temp of the engine. Some comments from Keselowski: Keselowski: "Something let go. We had a really fast Miller Lite Ford and that kind of ended our day. We were doing the best we could to make a show of it and have some fun and lead some laps and just happy and proud to have a fast car." Keselowski going for Talladega Sweep: Team Penske driver #2-Brad Keselowski will be going for a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season sweep at Talladega after winning the Geico 500 in May.
The last driver to win both Talladega events was Jeff Gordon in 2007, and there have been a total of seven sweeps overall.
All cars go through that inspection station prior to the race.
Keselowski has four career series wins at the track, including his first career triumph in 2009.(Ford Racing)() Montoya replaced at Team Penske, NASCAR return doubtful: Juan Pablo Montoya's place in U. Don't look for Montoya to get another crack at NASCAR.
He spend nine seasons in the Cup series, winning two of 255 races.
Initial reports suggested Montoya, who is from Colombia, could replace Newgarden with Ed Carpenter Racing.(Sporting News)(10-6-2016) Brad Keselowski fails postrace inspection at MIS: #2-Brad Keselowski, who finished 3rd, had his car fail postrace measurements following the Sprint Cup race at Michigan International Speedway.
The typical penalty for the violation has been a 15-point deduction for the driver and a ,000 fine to the crew chief, but NASCAR won't comment on potential penalties until they are announced, which typically is the Wednesday following a race.
He drove most of them for Chip Ganassi's organizations and two for Penske in his final season, 2014.Those two wins were on road course; one at Sonoma, one at Watkins Glen.