Keselowski Fast Again At Loudon
Brad Keselowski has won the last two NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races and carries that momentum to New England this weekend. Keselowski and Team Penske have been fast everywhere all year long including at New Hampshire Motor Speedway where he won both the Nationwide and Sprint Cup series races back in July. Keselowski won the pole in qualifying on Friday for Sunday's race. He was also fastest in this morning's practice sessions.
Jamie McMurray qualified his No. 1 Chevrolet in second to start on the front row beside Keselowski's No. 2 Ford. Kevin Harvick starts third with Denny Hamlin and Kyle Busch completing the top five starters. Jeff Gordon will start 13th. Here is the complete starting lineup.
In local racing, Fonda Speedway kicked off its season ending Mohawk Valley Weekend Friday night. Jeff Trombley won the modified feature over A. J. Romano, Jeremy Wilder, Danny Varin and Craig Hanson. In the Empire Super Sprint feature, Steve Poirier capped the ESS season with the win over Stewart Friesen, Jeff Cook, Larry Wight and Danny Varin. Tonight's racing includes a 50-lap event for the modifieds along with a GRIT Series event for the 602 sportsman, the Capital Region Sprint Car Agency (CRSA) Sprint cars, and street stocks. On Sunday Fonda ends the year with a 100-lap feature race for the Super DIRTcar Big Block Modified Series plus the 9th annual Hondo Classic for pro stocks.