Brad Keselowski is looking to make it two in a row at the track “Too Tough to Tame” in Sunday’s Bojangle’s Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway. Keselowski narrowly held off Joey Logano and Kyle Larson in the 2018 event thanks largely to a lightning quick pit stop.
Keselowski currently sits sixth in the 2019 Monster Energy driver standings, but his focus is on the task ahead on Sunday, “It’s a very demanding track. It makes you feel like you’re a race car driver. Makes you feel like you’re on the edge … it’s so unforgiving.”
Keselowski runs in the No. 2 car, a ride made famous by Rusty Wallace. Wallace tallied 55 wins in the sport’s premier series. all but 16 of which came under Roger Penske. As such, Penske takes special pride in Darlington’s “throwback weekend” and retro paint schemes. Keselowski said Penske is the “art director/owner, and he doesn’t need my help” when it comes to striking the right chords with No. 2’s look.
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