It looked like Brad Keselowski and the No. 2 team might continue the success they’d had in the Clash in the first of two Can-Am Duels on Thursday night.
But after starting 10th and moving up to third place in only three laps, it was not to be.
Keselowski made just one pit stop for fuel only during the first caution of the 60-lap race on lap 11. While running third, he was involved in an accident with Jamie McMurray at the entrance to Turn 3 on lap 57, three laps from the finish. Keselowski was credited with a 16th-place finish in the final rundown.
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After the race, however, Brad was optimistic for the Daytona 500.
“We wrecked tonight but our Discount Tire Ford will be better than ever for the 500.”