Dover: Brad Keselowski

KESELOWSKI AT DOVER - Keselowski will be making his fourth start for JR Motorsports at the one-mile concrete track. In his last three starts for JRM, Keselowski has an average starting position of 13.3 and an average finish of 5.7 at the "Monster...

KESELOWSKI AT DOVER - Keselowski will be making his fourth start for JR Motorsports at the one-mile concrete track. In his last three starts for JRM, Keselowski has an average starting position of 13.3 and an average finish of 5.7 at the "Monster Mile". In last season's fall event, Keselowski started 12th and finished third.

SOLID FINISHES IN 2009 - Last weekend, Keselowski came up through the pack to finish eighth in the rain-shortened event at Lowe's Motor Speedway after starting 40th. This was Keselowski's sixth top-10 finish in the last seven races.

HELLO NEWMAN - For the first time this season, Keselowski's teammate in the No. 5 JR Motorsports Chevrolet will be Ryan Newman. Newman is a seven-time Nationwide series winner with one of those wins coming at Dover in 2005 where he lead 193 laps. This is the first of four races for Newman in the No. 5 Fastenal Chevy for JRM.

DOUBLE DUTY FOR GODADDY.COM - This weekend, Keselowski will be doing double duty behind the wheel of a GoDaddy.com Chevrolet. Keselowski will drive the No. 88 GoDaddy.com Chevrolet in the Nationwide Series for JR Motorsports as well as attempt to qualify the No. 25 GoDaddy.com Chevrolet in the Sprint Cup Series for Hendrick Motorsports.

CHEERING ON THE RED WINGS: On Wednesday, Keselowski is attending game five of the NHL Western Conference Finals at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Mich. to cheer on his favorite hockey team, the Detroit Red Wings. At present, the Red Wings lead the series 3-1 and need one more win to advance to the Stanley Cup Finals where they would face the Pittsburgh Penguins.

CHASSIS NO. 403 - The No. 88 GoDaddy.com team will run Chassis No. 403 this weekend in the Helluva Good! 200. Keselowski most recently raced this car last weekend at Lowe's Motor Speedway where he started 40th and finished 8th. Chassis 403 was also used at both Dover races last season.

KESELOWSKI (on racing at Dover) - "Dover is both a physically and mentally demanding track, but one that I've been able to have some success at. With the track being concrete, tire management is so important. You can't just go out there and burn your tires up at the start of a run or you'll find yourself at the back of the pack or in the garage by the end of the race. It's important to have someone on top of the pit box making the right calls too because track position is vital at a place like Dover. I know I have that in Pops (Tony Eury Sr., crew chief) as well as a strong team getting me on and off pit road quickly."

KESELOWSKI (ON CHEERING ON THE RED WINGS.) - "I've been a Red Wings fan since childhood and to see them doing so well, and hopefully headed for the Stanley Cup finals is really exciting for me. They have had a really good year and a good run in the playoffs and I'm pumped to be able to finally get to a game, especially a playoff game. I definitely think they can wrap up the series on Wednesday night."

-credit: jrm

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Series NASCAR XFINITY
Drivers Brad Keselowski
Teams Hendrick Motorsports , JRM Racing , JR Motorsports