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From Engineering Student To Crew Chief: Michigan Tech Alum Hits The NASCAR Circuit

Crew Chief on the NASCAR Sprint Cup circuit is heady stuff for a self-professed car nut from a small town in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/20/2012

HOMESTEAD, FL - NOVEMBER 18: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Miller Lite Dodge, makes the number one sign with his finger after the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 18, 2012 in Homestead, Florida. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Brad Keselowski Ain’t Your Daddy’s NASCAR Champion

Brad Keselowski chugged his cold Miller Lite, the beer splashing down the side of his face as NASCAR chairman Brian France watched with amusement as his newest ambassador celebrated the crowning moment of his career.

97.1 The Ticket–11/20/2012

Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Miller Lite Dodge, celebrates in Champions Victory Lane after winning the series championship and finishing in fifteenth place 
for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 18, 2012 in Homestead, Florida. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Rochester Hills Native Brad Keselowski Clinches NASCAR Championship Title

Keselowski clinched the title when fellow title contender Jimmie Johnson pulled out of the season finale because of a parts failure.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/18/2012

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TTYM: A ‘Bear’ Naked Tweet, A NASCAR Brawl And No Horsing Around For Berry

What one thing terrifies the NFL’s Eric Berry on the field? Ndamukong Suh’s personal hygiene is more important than you.. And find out how soccer sensation Hope Solo and former Seattle Seahawk Jerramy Stevens spent their […]

11/16/2012

Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Miller Lite Dodge, looks on in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Series Quicken Loans 400 at Michigan International Speedway on June 15, 2012 in Brooklyn, Michigan.  (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images for NASCAR)

Keselowski Could Become First Michigan Born Driver To Capture NASCAR’s Sprint Cup Championship

Brad Keselowski and five-time Cup champion Jimmie Johnson are the only two drivers in contention for the title and it’s truly Brad’s to lose as he enters the race with a 20 point lead.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/13/2012

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Following Danica Patrick: Virginia 529 College Savings 250

The biggest story at JR Motorsports wasn’t Danica Patrick this weekend. Well, not directly.

Shortly before the green flag at Richmond International Raceway for the Nationwide series race, news broke that longtime competition director – and sometimes crew chief – Tony Eury Sr. had left the company.

09/10/2012

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Following Danica Patrick: Double Duty At Atlanta

For the last time on the circuit, Danica Patrick turned her first laps at a track. Atlanta Motor Speedway is a “cookie cutter” 1.5 mile track, similar to Texas and Charlotte, tracks where Patrick has already been.

09/03/2012

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Following Danica Patrick: Double Duty At Bristol

The spring Bristol Motor Speedway was not the same as the Bristol Motor Speedway the drivers came to this past weekend. After uneventful racing in the Spring, track owner Bruton Smith took bulldozers to the track and ground the top of the track, creating a whole new Bristol.

08/27/2012

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Following Danica Patrick: Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve (Montreal)

The last time Danica Patrick was at a road course, she ran one of the best races of the season. A last lap punt into the gravel by Jacques Villeneuve ended her run and caused a stir in the racing world. Villeneuve didn’t take responsibility but his actions resulted in an apology from Penske Racing and many fans and members of the community wondered if he should be allowed to continue to race.

08/20/2012

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Following Danica Patrick: Zippo 200 At The Glen

In a rare occasion, Danica Patrick wasn’t in the spotlight during pre-race media availability. Thanks to a rare road course weekend, JR Motorsports brought in road course “ringer” Ron Fellows, even making a contest on Twitter out of his appearance, calling it #Fellows5.

08/13/2012

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