Keselowski Goes For First Win In Home State
Brad Keselowski, a Rochester Hills, Michigan native, attempts to become the eighth active driver to win a race in his home state in Sunday's FireKeepers Casino 400 at Michigan International Speedway.
The seven active drivers with wins in their home states are: Jimmie Johnson (7 victories), Denny Hamlin (7), Tony Stewart (2), Aric Almirola (1), Kyle Busch (1), Kevin Harvick (1) and Ryan Newman (1).
The No. 2 Ford driver’s best finish at the two-mile track was a runner-up showing in August of 2012. Overall, he has three top fives, six top 10s and a 16.5 average finish in 13 Michigan starts. He does have two NASCAR XFINITY Series wins at Michigan, in 2009-10.
Keselowski placed third on Monday at Pocono and has a streak of five top-10 finishes since his win at Talladega.
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
- Next Race: FireKeepers Casino 400
- The Place: Michigan International Speedway
- The Date: Sunday, June 12
- The Time: 1 p.m. ET
- TV: FS1, 11:30 a.m.
- Radio: MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio
- Distance: 400 miles (200 laps)