Tag Archives: Brad Keselowski

What’s to Bless and What’s to Blame?

Clinton, South Carolina, Sunday, June 11, 2017, 11:35 a.m. This week’s NASCAR Monster Cup shindig is at Pocono Raceway. Unsurprisingly, it’s in the Poconos of northeastern Pennsylvania. The mountains aren’t very high compared to the Blue Ridge. They are minuscule … Continue reading

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For Old Times’ Sake

Clinton, South Carolina, Sunday, August 16, 2015, 12:34 p.m. It occurred to me recently that the restoration of Darlington to Labor Day weekend means the restoration of what was, for years, my favorite stretch of the season. To be fair, … Continue reading

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The Season Is Off to a Typically Absurd Start

Clinton, South Carolina, Monday, March 23, 2015, 10:44 a.m. Five races into the NASCAR Sprint Cup season, it seems worse than it is. For instance, it seems like the same driver wins every week, when, in fact, four different drivers … Continue reading

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Chase of Fools

Clinton, South Carolina, Monday, November 3, 2014, 10:18 a.m. Okay, first things first. As to the sordid affair that occurred last night after the race in No Limits, Texas, let’s make a few points A number of observers believe a … Continue reading

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Man in a Hurry

Clinton, South Carolina, Monday, October 20, 2014, 11:22 a.m. After Brad Keselowski won the Geico 500 at Talladega, NASCAR’s Kerry Tharp asked the 2012 Sprint Cup champion about his race, which is normal for a moderator, and Keselowski strangely said … Continue reading

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Home to … This

Clinton, South Carolina, Saturday, October 11, 2014, 8:16 p.m. The day has already been long. I tailgated with friends at the Coastal Carolina-Presbyterian game, won by the No. 3-ranked Chanticleers, 40-28. I got up early to finish seasoning the chili … Continue reading

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Etch a Sketch

Clinton, South Carolina, Monday, September 22, 2014, 8:44 a.m. From far New Hampshire, I watched on TV as another budding superstar, Joey Logano, captured the second race in NASCAR’s Chase for the Sprint Cup, which is the title of the sport’s … Continue reading

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Up This Hill and Down

  Clinton, South Carolina, Friday, September 19, 2014, 8:06 a.m. The NASCAR gypsies are off in New Hampshire, chasing each other and whatnot, as Dale Earnhardt Jr. might say. Last night, thank goodness for The Roosevelts: An Intimate History, which … Continue reading

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Somewhat of a Race

Clinton, S.C., Saturday, June 28, 2014, 7:15 p.m. Occasionally, I blog a NASCAR race as it goes along, and this is such a night. At worst, this will be a superior form of tweeting, though lacking immediacy because I won’t … Continue reading

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A Big, Square Piece of Something

Clinton, S.C., Sunday, June 8, 2014, 6:27 p.m. What goes around comes around. It all evens out. Sometimes you win; sometimes you lose. Goodtime Brad’s got the blues. A big, square piece of something cost Brad Keselowski the Sprint Cup … Continue reading

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