Loudon: Brad Keselowski preview

* This Week's Charger... The No. 12 Penske Dodge Charger team will use chassis PRS-716 during Sunday's 300-lap race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway (NHMS). This will be the second race for this chassis and Brad Keselowski raced it to a 16th-place...

* This Week's Charger... The No. 12 Penske Dodge Charger team will use chassis PRS-716 during Sunday's 300-lap race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway (NHMS). This will be the second race for this chassis and Brad Keselowski raced it to a 16th-place finish at Phoenix International Raceway in April.

* No. 12 Penske Dodge in 2010... After 16 events, Keselowski and the No. 12 Penske Dodge Charger team currently sit 24th in the Cup Series driver and owner point standings.

Brad Keselowski on New Hampshire Motor Speedway

"I love the challenge of New Hampshire. It's a tough racetrack where passing is very difficult. You really want to make sure that you get in a good qualifying effort because track position is so important. Inevitably a team will hit the setup exactly right and will check out from the rest of the field, but weather will come in to play and that dominant car won't get the win. It's an unusual place where you need to have a little bit of luck on your side to win."

Brad Keselowski on looking forward to getting back to short track racing

"The short tracks have been very kind to us. We've been knocking on the door of the top-10 in just about every short track race this year. It would be nice to have another one of those races this weekend to put ourselves in position to pick up our best finish of the season. We need a solid run to get back on our feet. We've had some ups and downs over the last few weeks, but everyone on this team is putting forth the maximum effort. It would be nice to have a good, clean run at Loudon and then continue to improve every week until the end of the season."

Crew chief Jay Guy on New Hampshire Motor Speedway

"Loudon is a unique racetrack. It has aspects of both Richmond and Phoenix all rolled into one. We work really hard to get the car to turn the center (of the corners) and maintain forward drive for late into a run. It is so hard to pass, you really need the complete package to win there -- brakes, handling and pit stops."

-source: penske racing

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Series Monster Energy NASCAR Cup
Drivers Brad Keselowski