DID YOU KNOW Penske Racing development driver Parker Kligerman, who has one pole and two top-10 finishes in 12 career Nationwide Series starts, will practice and qualify the No. 22 Discount Tire Dodge Charger this weekend at Gateway...
DID YOU KNOW
Penske Racing development driver Parker Kligerman, who has one pole and two top-10 finishes in 12 career Nationwide Series starts, will practice and qualify the No. 22 Discount Tire Dodge Charger this weekend at Gateway International Raceway. Keselowski will be at Martinsville Speedway preparing for Sunday's Sprint Cup race -- TUMS Fast Relief 500 -- and will travel to St. Louis after practice Saturday.
DODGE NATIONWIDE SERIES QUOTES
"There's always a compromise at Gateway, and I've always been a believer in making the car better at one end (of the track) or the other. You know when the car unloads off the truck which corner you're going to be better at. Turns 3 and 4 always seem to be where I hit it. It's wider than the other end of the track, which lets you build a lot of speed to carry down the frontstretch. That being said, the last time we raced at Gateway, it seemed the cars that were able to get off Turn 2 better were at an advantage." Justin Allgaier, No. 12 Verizon Wireless Dodge Charger
"Gateway is an unique facility and it's a shame that we will lose that uniqueness from the schedule next year. It took me a few years to get used to that place, but it turned into one of my favorite stops of the year. So now we are going to turn our attention to being the last Nationwide Series winner at Gateway. I was fortunate enough to be the last winner at Memphis (Motorsport Park). That is still one of my favorite wins. We obviously had a great car at Gateway in the spring, a car that should have won the race. Even though we don't have that car anymore, I believe our stable of cars have gotten better since then anyway. We'll have to come from the back, since I won't make qualifying, but I'm confident in this No. 22 Discount Tire Dodge team that we can make that work." Brad Keselowski, No. 22 Discount Tire Dodge Charger
-source: Dodge Motorsports