Team Penske NASCAR Cup Series Race Report – Bristol

Team Penske NASCAR Cup Series Race Report Track:                Bristol Motor Speedway Race:                 Food City Presents Supermarket Heroes 500 Date:                 May 31, 2020 ____________________________________   No. 2 Discount Tire Ford Mustang – Brad Keselowski Start:  1st Stage 1: 3rd  Stage 2: 9th Finish: 1st (32nd-career NASCAR Cup Series victory) Status: Running  Laps Completed: 500/500 Laps Led: 115 Point Standings (behind first): 4th (-55) Notes:  Brad Keselowski went from third to first with three laps to go to score his second NASCAR Cup Series victory of the 2020 season Sunday at Bristol Motor Speedway.  Keselowski was running behind leaders Joey Logano and Chase Elliott…

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Team Penske NASCAR Cup Series Race Report – Charlotte II

Team Penske NASCAR Cup Series Race Report Track:                Charlotte Motor Speedway Race:                 Alsco Uniforms 500 Date:                 May 28, 2020 ____________________________________ No. 2 Discount Tire Ford Mustang – Brad Keselowski Start: 20th Stage 1: 25th Stage 2: 27th Finish: 7th Status: Running Laps Completed: 208/208 Laps Led: 0 Point Standings (behind first): 5th (-66) Notes:  Brad Keselowski overcame early right-front damage to the No. 2 Discount Tire Ford Mustang resulting from a cut tire to score a “Keselowski-esque” seventh-place finish in Thursday night’s NASCAR Cup Series event at Charlotte Motor Speedway. By virtue of winning the Coca-Cola 600 last Sunday, Keselowski was…

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DiBenedetto Finishes 17th in the Coca-Cola 600

Matt DiBenedetto and the No. 21 Menards/FVP team had an up-and-down day in Sunday’s Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway before ending up 17th at the finish. The day started on the down side as the Menards Mustang was super loose in the first qualifying session held since the Cup Series resumed racing following a 10-week halt due to the coronavirus. DiBenedetto lost control and bounced off the wall, forcing the team to pull out a back-up Mustang. That meant he had to start the 600-mile marathon from the rear of…

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Team Penske NASCAR Cup Series Race Report – Coca Cola 600

Team Penske NASCAR Cup Series Race Report Track:                Charlotte Motor Speedway Race:                 Coca-Cola 600 Date:                 May 24, 2020 ____________________________________   No. 2 Miller Lite Ford Mustang – Brad Keselowski Start:  9th Stage 1: 15th Stage 2: 12th Stage 3: 8th Finish: 1st Status:  Running Laps Completed: 405/405 Laps Led: 21 Point Standings (behind first): 5th (-56) Notes:  Brad Keselowski held off Jimmie Johnson in a NASCAR overtime finish to win the Coca-Cola 600 Sunday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Keselowski scored his first career victory in NASCAR’s longest race. The win was his first of the 2020 season and the his second…

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Team Penske NASCAR Cup Series Race Report – Darlington

eam Penske NASCAR Cup Series Race Report Track:                Darlington Raceway Race:                 Toyota 500 Date:                 May 20, 2020 ____________________________________ No. 2 PIRTEK Ford Mustang – Brad Keselowski Start: 8th Stage 1: 16th Stage 2: 14th Finish: 4th Status: Running Laps Completed: 208/208 Laps Led: 7 Point Standings (behind first): 6th (-67) Notes:  Brad Keselowski scored a fourth-place finish in the rain-shortened Toyota 500 Wednesday evening at Darlington Raceway, for his best finish and second top-five result of the 2020 season. A gusty call by crew chief Jeremy Bullins late in the event, paired with a timely caution flag, gave Keselowski the race…

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Are You Ready For Some Racing??

Hey there race fans, I am back for another season of commentary about the NASCAR Cup series and anything else that strikes my racing fancy.

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