Keselowski Wins His First Ever Camping World Race
Brad Keselowski is a winning trucker. (RacinToday/HHP file photo by Alan Marler)
Brad Keselowski held off Darrell Wallace Jr. late in Monday’s rain-postponed Camping World Truck race at Bristol Motor Speedway to get his first victory ever in the series.
The victory came in his third start in the series in 2014 and his 62 career start. It made him the 25th driver to win in each of NASCAR’s top-three national series.
“It means a lot,” Keselowski said of getting a truck win. “Got my start in the series. Ran my family bankrupt in the series. It took a long time to get here, but we made it.”
Wallace, who had moved to Keselowski’s rear bumper with two laps to go, finished second.
The finish gave Wallace his fifth podium finish of the season.
“I would have had to wreck him to get by him,” Wallace said. “I respect Brad and what he does. Congrats to him. Good day. I just hate finishing second.”
Ron Hornaday Jr. finished third and Matt Craftsman, who leaves Bristol second in points (eight behind Sauter) was fourth.
Johnny Sauter was fifth and kept his points lead.
Kyle Busch, who started from the pole, led the first 12 laps before being passed by Keselowski.
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