Finds success both on and off track. Prior to the start of the 2017 race season, Keselowski marries long-time girlfriend, Paige White. Picks up first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series win of the season at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Collects two additional victories at Martinsville Speedway and Talladega Superspeedway on his way to competing in his fourth-consecutive MENCS Playoffs. Rounds out the season fourth in the MENCS point stands on the strength of three wins, 15 top-five and 21 top-10 finishes. Drives the No. 22 Ford for Team Penske in the NASCAR Xfinity Series during nine events of the season, collecting two wins at Pocono Raceway and Richmond International Raceway, along with seven top-five and nine top-10 finishes.
CUP Series (3 WINS, 15 TOP-5’S, 21 TOP-10’S, 2 poles)
XFINITY series (2 Wins, 7 TOP-5’S, 9 TOP-10’S)
Solidifies himself as one of NASCAR’s top drivers, qualifying for his third consecutive Chase and fifth in six years. Finishes 12th in final MENCS standings. Victorious in four MENCS races over the course of the 2016 season, tied for second-best in the series. Wins his first career race at Daytona International Speedway – the 100th Cup Series win for Team Penske – in July. Also scores wins at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Talladega Superspeedway and Kentucky Speedway. Finishes with five top-five and 12 top-10 results in 15 NXS starts helping the No. 22 Ford Mustang team race their way to the season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway with a shot to win a fourth-consecutive NXS Owner Championship. Gets engaged to long-time girlfriend, Paige White after the season.
CUP Series (3 WINS, 15 TOP-5’S, 21 TOP-10’S)
XFINITY series (2 Wins, 7 TOP-5’S, 9 TOP-10’S)
Encapsulates consistency with a career-high 25 Top 10 finishes in the Sprint Cup series. Earns his first victory at Auto Club Speedway, a track built by No. 2 Miller Lite Ford car owner, Roger Penske. Drives his way to the Eliminator Round of the Chase and nearly captured victory in the season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Wins twice and finishes in the top 10 in all nine NXS starts. Plays instrumental role in Team Penske’s third-consecutive NXS Owners’ Points championship. Leads 1,185 laps, the second most for his career. Earns an average finish of 11.1 and finishes 31 of 36 races on the lead lap—both career bests.
CUP series (1 WIN, 9 TOP-5’S, 25 TOP-10’S)
XFINITY series (2 WINS, 8 TOP-5’S, 9 TOP-10’S)
Truck series (0 WINS, 1 TOP-5, 1 TOP-10)
Earns a series-leading six victories piloting the No. 2 Miller Lite/Alliance Truck Parts/Wurth Ford Fusion. Captures a single season career-high five pole positions. Earns a spot in The Chase and finishes fifth in the final series standings. Sweeps both the NXS and MENCS race weekends at Las Vegas and New Hampshire. Wins back-to-back races at Richmond International Raceway and Chicagoland Speedway. Produces Team Penske’s 400th all-time race win with victory at Richmond. Helps the No. 22 Ford team earn its second-consecutive NXS Owners’ Championship with a team leading five victories and five poles. Moves into fifth on the NXS all-time wins list with 32 career victories.
CUP Series (6 WINS, 17 TOP-5’S, 20 TOP-10’S)
xfinity series (5 WINS, 10 TOP-5’S, 11 TOP-10’S)
truck series (1 WIN, 3 TOP-5’S, 3 TOP-10’S)
Completes third season behind the wheel of the No. 2 Miller Lite Ford Fusion. Scores one win at Charlotte Motor Speedway and one pole at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Finishes 14th in the MENCS standings. Helps No. 22 Discount Tire/Hertz Ford Mustang team win the first NXS owner’s title for Team Penske with six wins in 15 starts. Adds an additional win when he captures the checkered flag in the final NXS race of the year at Homestead-Miami Speedway in the No. 48 Discount Tire Ford, his first start in that car. Moves into seventh place on the NNS all-time wins list with 27 career victories.
Cup series (1 WINS, 9 TOP-5’S, 16 TOP-10’S)
xfinity series (7 WINS, 10 TOP-5’S, 10 TOP-10’S)
truck series (2 TOP-5’S, 3 TOP-10’S)
Drives the iconic No. 2 Miller Lite Dodge in the MENCS, competes in the No. 22 Discount Tire Dodge in the NXS, and races in select NCWTS. Produces five wins, 13 top-five finishes and 23 top-ten finishes to secure a spot in the 2012 Chase. Finishes first in the final MENCS standings to win Penske Racing’s first MENCS Championship. Earns three NXS wins to give him a total of 14 over the last two seasons. Adds 11 top-five finishes and 14 top-ten finishes in just 21 starts. Competes in six races for his own team, Brad Keselowski Racing (BKR) and secures three top-five finishes and four top-ten finishes.
Cup series (CHAMPION, 5 WINS, 13 TOP-5’S, 23 TOP-10’S)
xfinity series (3 WINS, 11 TOP-5’S, 14 TOP-10’S)
truck seris (3 TOP-5’S, 4 TOP-10’S)
Takes over the reins of the iconic No. 2 Miller Lite Dodge in the MENCS and still competes in the No. 22 Discount Tire Dodge in the NXS. Produces three wins, 10 top-five finishes and one pole award to secure a spot in the 2011 Chase. Finishes fifth in the final MENCS standings. Earns five NXS wins to give him a total of 11 over the last two seasons. Helps secure a fifth-place finish in the NXS owner points standings for the No. 22 Dodge. Wins the Dale Earnhardt Tough Driver Award from The Sporting News for racing and winning following a broken ankle suffered in a testing incident at Road Atlanta in August.
cup series (3 WINS, 10 TOP-5’S, 14 TOP-10’S, 1 POLES)
xfinity series (5 WINS, 14 TOP-5’S, 21 TOP-10’S, 4 POLES)
Competes in his first full season in the MENCS as well as his first full season with Penske Racing. Races full time in both the MENCS and NXS. Produces six wins, five poles, and a series record 26 top-five finishes on his way to the NXS championship in the No. 22 Discount Tire / Ruby Tuesday Dodge. Wins third consecutive NXS Most Popular Driver award. Earns two top-10 finishes and his first career MENCS pole award driving the No. 12 Penske Dodge. Selected to drive the No. 2 Miller Lite Dodge in 2011.
cup series (2 TOP-10’S, 1 POLE)
xfinity series (champion, 6 WINS, 25 TOP-5’S, 28 TOP-10’S, 5 POLES)
truck series (1 TOP-5, 2 TOP-10’S)
Joins Penske Racing in September and is named to drive the No.12 Penske entry in the MENCS and the No. 22 entry in the NXS beginning in 2010. Returns to the seat of the No. 88 entry for JR Motorsports in the NXS. Produces four wins, two poles, 22 top-five, and 28 top-10 finishes while leading over 380 laps. Posts victories at Dover, Iowa, Michigan, and Memphis.
For second consecutive year, finishes third in NXS point standings – the highest ranked driver not competing full-time in the MENCS. Wins NXS Most Popular Driver award for the second consecutive year. Captures his first MENCS win at Talladega Superspeedway in April. Makes 15 MENCS starts in all and records four top-10 finishes.
Teams up with Penske Racing for the final three races of the NSCS schedule driving the No. 12 Penske Dodge and earns top result of 25th at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
cup series (1 WIN, 3 TOP-10’S)
xfinity series (4 WINS, 22 TOP-5’S, 28 TOP-10’S, 2 POLES)
Competes with a full season entry in the NXS driving the No. 88 car for JR Motorsports. Earns his first series victory in June at Nashville Superspeedway. Posts second win of the season at the half mile Bristol Motor Speedway in late August. In 35 starts records two wins, 11 top-five, and 20 top-10 results finishing third in the final series standings. Makes his MENCS debut at Texas Motor Speedway starting 37th and finishing 19th. Named the Most Popular Driver in the NXS, an award voted on by the fans.
xfinity series (2 WINS, 11 TOP-5’S, 20 TOP-10’S, 1 POLE)
Truck series (1 TOP-10)
Begins the season racing the No. 23 machine in the NXS until the team suspends operations in June. Asked later that month to drive the No. 9 NCTWS entry at Memphis Motorsports Park. Wins the Bud Pole Award, leads four times throughout the race, and contends for the win. The performance catches the eye of Dale Earnhardt, Jr. as Keselowski is hired by Earnhardt, Jr.’s JR Motorsports team and debuts in the No. 88 entry at Chicagoland Speedway in July. In 14 starts behind the wheel of the No. 88 machine, scores five top-10 finishes for the team.
xfinity series (5 TOP-10’S)
Truck series (1 POLE)
Races part-time in both the NCWTS and the NXS. Runs the first two races of the season for his family owned K Automotive Motorsports team before a lack of sponsorship causes the team to temporarily suspend operations. Fills in for the injured Kelly Sutton for two NCWTS races. Captures the 11th place starting position behind the wheel of the Keith Coleman NXS entry in the season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
Competes in his first full season in the NCWTS for his family’s K Automotive Motorsports squad. Posts one top-10 finish – at the season-opening event at Daytona International Speedway. Captures five top-15 results driving the No. 29 machine. Ranks 21st in the season ending NCWTS driver standings.
Truck series (1 top-10)
Makes NASCAR debut driving the No. 29 K Automotive Motorsports machine in the NCWTS. In his first race, at Martinsville Speedway, he starts 26th and finishes 33rd. Makes seven more starts with his best finish coming at Mansfield where he took the checkered flag in the 16th position.
Races in Limited Late Model and Super Late Model series on a limited basis. Earns five fast qualifier positions to go along with one feature win and five top-five finishes in 2001. Collects 11 fast qualifier positions, two Super Late Model wins, two Limited Late Model victories, and nine top-five finishes throughout the 2002-03 seasons.
Begins racing stock cars in the Factory Stock division. Produces nine feature wins and earns Rookie of the Year honors at two Michigan tracks – Auto City Speedway and Dixie Motor Speedway.
Begins the transition to racing after working for his family’s team – K Automotive Motorsports. Competes in the Senior Honda 120 Quarter Midget division. Scores six feature wins in his first season in 1998. Graduates to the Senior Honda 160 Quarter Midget division in 1999 and wins eight feature races and the championship.