Rochester Hills NASCAR Driver Wins at Daytona International Speedway

Brad Keselowski, of Rochester Hills, scored his first career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) win at Daytona International Speedway in the No. 2 Detroit Genuine Parts Ford Fusion on Saturday night. After a solid qualifying effort that saw him start the race from the fifth position, Keselowski wasted little time in showing the speed of his Ford as he moved into the top spot on lap nine and kept the lead until the NASCAR-mandated caution at lap 20. He remained in the lead despite radioing that his … [Read more...]

President Barack Obama will honor Brad Keselowski of Rochester Hills

As reported in The Detroit News, "President Barack Obama will honor Brad Keselowski on Tuesday for his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship, the White House said Thursday. Rochester Hills native Keselowski's victory of NASCAR's most coveted crown not only made him Michigan's first native-born Sprint Cup champion, but it was a first-time achievement for racing legend Roger Penske, the team manager. Keselowski won his first Cup championship in his third year on the circuit, something that … [Read more...]