Keselowski wins for 2nd time at Kentucky Speedway - WQOW TV: Eau Claire, WI NEWS18 News, Weather, and Sports

Keselowski wins for 2nd time at Kentucky Speedway

Posted: Updated:

SPARTA, Ky. (AP) -- Brad Keselowski dominated the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race Saturday night to become Kentucky Speedway's first repeat winner.

The Penske Racing driver and 2012 race winner followed his record-breaking pole effort to lead 199 of 267 laps and earn his second victory this season and 12th of his career.

Keselowski won from the pole for the first time, pulling away after chasing down and passing leader Kyle Busch on Lap 248.

Busch was second, followed by Ryan Newman, Matt Kenseth and Dale Earnhardt Jr., who rallied from a 29th-place start.

A night after dominating the Nationwide Series race before finishing second to Kevin Harvick, partly because of a pit-road speeding penalty, Keselowski saved his heavy foot for the bumpy, rough track.

 

  • BadgersBadgersMore>>

  • ILBs Ready to Step Up After Cichy Injury

    ILBs Ready to Step Up After Cichy Injury

    It's tough enough for Wisconsin to replace play makers after they graduate, but the Badgers are also no stranger to replacing because of injury - especially at linebacker.  A few guys from the inside unit say they know they need to step up after losing senior ILB Jack Cichy.  The defense was dealt the blow last week that Cichy would miss the entire 2017 football season because of a torn ACL. [Injuries] happen a lot in football and guys go down, and we've been just...

    More >>

    It's tough enough for Wisconsin to replace play makers after they graduate, but the Badgers are also no stranger to replacing because of injury - especially at linebacker.  A few guys from the inside unit say they know they need to step up after losing senior ILB Jack Cichy.  The defense was dealt the blow last week that Cichy would miss the entire 2017 football season because of a torn ACL. [Injuries] happen a lot in football and guys go down, and we've been just...

    More >>
  • Badger Volleyball Ranked With Young Talent

    Badger Volleyball Ranked With Young Talent

    Wisconsin women's volleyball is set to take the court at the Field House this Friday night when they hold the Cardinal vs. White Scrimmage.  But on Wednesday, the ladies and Coach Kelly Sheffield spoke at media day.  The Badgers, who went 28-5 last season, are having to replace All-Americans Lauren Carlini and Hayleigh Wilson, among others.  They're stacked on young talent - seven freshmen and 13 sophomores. Despite having just two seniors and two j...

    More >>

    Wisconsin women's volleyball is set to take the court at the Field House this Friday night when they hold the Cardinal vs. White Scrimmage.  But on Wednesday, the ladies and Coach Kelly Sheffield spoke at media day.  The Badgers, who went 28-5 last season, are having to replace All-Americans Lauren Carlini and Hayleigh Wilson, among others.  They're stacked on young talent - seven freshmen and 13 sophomores. Despite having just two seniors and two j...

    More >>
  • Badgers schedule: Early Big Ten start, 4 of 5 at home ends season

    Badgers schedule: Early Big Ten start, 4 of 5 at home ends season

    Wisconsin basketball has released its full 2017-18 schedule, which includes an early December start to Big Ten play with a visit from Ohio State.    The game against the Buckeyes on Dec. 2 follows a tough trip to Virginia to face the Cavaliers in the Big Ten-ACC Challenge on Nov. 27.    The season opens Nov. 10 against South Carolina State. 

    More >>

    Wisconsin basketball has released its full 2017-18 schedule, which includes an early December start to Big Ten play with a visit from Ohio State.    The game against the Buckeyes on Dec. 2 follows a tough trip to Virginia to face the Cavaliers in the Big Ten-ACC Challenge on Nov. 27.    The season opens Nov. 10 against South Carolina State. 

    More >>
Powered by Frankly