- Brad Keselowski scored a sixth-place finish in the rain-shortened FireKeepers 400 Sunday at Michigan International Speedway. Keselowski grabbed his ninth top-10 of the season and third consecutive. He moved up to fourth-place in the MENCS driver standings, 150 points behind the leader.
- The start of the race was delayed two and a half hours due to rain. Keselowski started in second-place and was running third at the time of a competition caution on lap 25. He pitted for four tires on lap 27 and restated fourth on lap 29. Keselowski ran inside the top-five until lap 59, when a chaotic one-lap dash shuffled him back to sixth-place at the end of the 60-lap segment. He pitted on lap 62 for four tires and adjustments and lined up seventh when the race resumed on lap 65.
- In Stage 2, Keselowski moved up to third-place by lap 85 despite a car that was free on entry in both ends of the racetrack. He pitted under caution on lap 87 for four tires and lined up in 12th position when the race went green on lap 90. The driver of the Miller Lite Ford methodically worked his way through traffic and claimed a seventh place finish at the end of the segment on lap 120. He made a four-tire stop under during the stage caution on lap 122 and lined up sixth when the race went green on lap 125.
- With rain closing in, Stage 3 turned out to be a five-lap green flag dash. Keselowski held his own through the chaotic closing laps and was running sixth when an incident in Turn 2 brought out the eighth and final caution on lap 130. Three laps later the race the rain drops arrived, forcing NASCAR officials to call the race officially on lap 133.
“I thought we had a solid weekend with our Miller Lite Ford. We qualified strong and ran well in the race. We had a good, solid finish. I just wished we had finished five spots higher.”
JUNE 10, 2018 . MICHIGAN INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY
CAR: NO. 2 MILLER LITE FORD FUSION
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