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Confused 2 Crew Crosses 9th in All-Star Race

Once the dust settled and the checkered flag was dropped in the Monster Energy All-Star Race, there was more confusion than celebration in the Charlotte Motor Speedway garage. The No. 2 Miller Lite Ford Fusion team tried a unique strategy on the fly in the non-points exhibition event, but it backfired as the tire strategy [...]

By | 2017-05-22T12:52:03+00:00 05.22.2017|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Confused 2 Crew Crosses 9th in All-Star Race

Brad Eyes Elusive First All-Star Race Victory

Reunited with mastermind crew chief Paul Wolfe, the veteran leader’s experience will be in full force during the Monster Energy All-Star Race. With Brad Keselowski behind the wheel, the duo has managed to score a pair of runner-up results in the non-points event, and feel they can better it this year. “We’ve been so close [...]

By | 2017-05-22T13:13:05+00:00 05.19.2017|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Brad Eyes Elusive First All-Star Race Victory

BK Rallies To Unlikely Runner-Up Finish at Kansas

A lot went wrong for the 2 Crew on Saturday night at Kansas Speedway, but the last several weeks have been all about perseverance and never was it on better display than late in the Go Bowling 400. Brad rallied from 35th position, two laps down to steal the runner-up spot in the 11th race [...]

By | 2017-05-16T21:31:51+00:00 05.15.2017|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on BK Rallies To Unlikely Runner-Up Finish at Kansas

2 Crew Aims To Reverse Repave Fortune at Kansas

Back in 2011, his first season running the No. 2 car, Brad Keselowski memorably stormed to his first victory in the Deuce at Kansas Speedway, capping nearly three months of rough finishes with a signature victory that excited Brad so, he let his emotions go on the radio. “We finally got a break Paul!” Brad [...]

By | 2017-05-16T21:31:02+00:00 05.12.2017|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on 2 Crew Aims To Reverse Repave Fortune at Kansas

BK Survives Big One to Finish 7th at Dega

When the Big One strikes at Talladega, every car involved can be destroyed in an instant. A 16-car pileup unfolded before Brad Keselowski's eyes on Sunday afternoon, but with some help from spotter Joey Meier, BK managed to check up and survive without major damage—allowing the No. 2 Fitzgerald Glider Kits Ford Fusion team to [...]

By | 2017-05-08T14:21:47+00:00 05.08.2017|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on BK Survives Big One to Finish 7th at Dega

Brad Eyes Fifth Victory at Talladega

Following a runner-up result in Richmond, Brad Keselowski heads off to his best track in NASCAR to better that result: Talladega Superspeedway. Regarded as the fastest track in Monster Energy Cup Series racing, the aggressive style driving and mentally challenging racing puts a true test on him like no other circuit. “Everybody enters Talladega with [...]

By | 2017-05-05T15:55:33+00:00 05.05.2017|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Brad Eyes Fifth Victory at Talladega

2 Crew Looking to Add Third Victory at Bristol

Following a rare Monster Energy Cup Series off-weekend, Brad Keselowski is ready to return to one of his favorite tracks: Bristol Motor Speedway for the Food City 500. “Bristol represents a physical and mental challenge unlike any other track in the sport, but I like that challenge and suspense,” says the two-time Bristol winner. It’s [...]

By | 2017-04-28T03:19:33+00:00 04.20.2017|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on 2 Crew Looking to Add Third Victory at Bristol

Kes Comes Home Sixth at Texas Motor Speedway

United with crew chief Paul Wolfe, Brad Keselowski was able to leave the newly paved and configured Texas Motor Speedway with a sixth place finish, and a solid page for their Playoff notebook. The No. 2 Miller Lite Ford Fusion was fast once again, as it started in the top five and remained right around [...]

By | 2017-04-28T03:19:33+00:00 04.10.2017|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Kes Comes Home Sixth at Texas Motor Speedway

BK Looks to Continue Dominant Run in Fort Worth

Through six Monster Energy Cup Series races in 2017, Brad Keselowski has already notched two victories on tracks where he had never previously won, and he wants to seal the deal for a third time in this weekend's O'Reilly Auto Parts 500 at Texas Motor Speedway. “We’ve been as close there [Texas] as we have [...]

By | 2017-04-28T03:19:34+00:00 04.07.2017|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on BK Looks to Continue Dominant Run in Fort Worth

Brad Claims First Grandfather Clock at Martinsville

Brad Keselowski extended a personal record of five consecutive Top 5 finishes in the best way possible: with a win. Leading 116 of the STP 500’s laps, Kes claimed his first Grandfather clock. "You know, the two wins this year have both come at tracks that I haven't won at before and we haven't won at [...]

By | 2017-04-28T03:19:34+00:00 04.03.2017|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Brad Claims First Grandfather Clock at Martinsville