By: Pete Pistone – @PPistone | MRN.com on September eight, 2017 | 9:forty four P.M. EST&#thirteen;
Keselowski picked up his thirty sixth profession XFINITY Collection win in Friday’s Virginia529 School Financial savings 250 at Richmond Raceway. (Photograph: Getty Photographs)&#thirteen;
Brad Keselowski gained Friday night time’s NASCAR XFINITY Collection Virginia 529 School Financial savings 250 at Richmond Raceway.
Keselowski took the lead in visitors from Kyle Busch with sixteen laps to and went on to attain his second win of the season and thirty sixth profession within the collection.
“I knew Kyle wasn’t going to only let me have it so I needed to drive one thing there,” Keselowski stated of his profitable transfer. “Everytime you make a move for the lead and the win by going three-large it’s actually rattling cool. I’m glad to have the ability to do this with the Fitzgerald Ford. It’s good to be again in victory lane.”
Keselowski drove his Workforce Penske Mustang to the primary collection win utilizing the brand new composite physique that made its debut Friday night time.
“I’m glad to get one other win on this collection, it’s plenty of enjoyable and the primary one in these new our bodies,” he stated. “A minimum of you already know it isn’t an aero benefit. An ideal night time at Richmond. I’m pleased with my entire group.”
Keselowski led 4 occasions for 34 laps.
“He had a greater lengthy-run automotive, each time, each run he was capable of get by us after 50, forty five laps, no matter it was,” Busch stated. “We have been working one another fairly exhausting there earlier within the run. I assumed I beat his tires up, however he was capable of come again up via there.”
Ty Dillon, Daniel Hemric and Elliott Sadler rounded out the highest 5. The end allowed Sadler to lock up the common season championship and he earned a further 15 playoff factors with the accomplishment.
“That was massive for us,” Sadler stated. “We’ve been working all yr to place ourselves on this place We’ve had some actually good automobiles over the previous few weeks. We’re wanting ahead to Chicagoland subsequent weekend.”
Christopher Bell, William Byron, Justin Allgaier, Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Brennan Poole accomplished the primary 10 finishers.
Cole Custer and Matt Tifft secured playoff spots.
The NASCAR XFINITY Collection strikes to Chicagoland Speedway subsequent Saturday afternoon for the ultimate race of the common season.