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NASCAR: Keselowski sets new track record en route to New Hampshire pole

From press release

Brad Keselowski and the No. 2 Miller Lite Ford team set a new track record at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on the way to earning their fifth pole of the season.

The performance marks Keselowski’s eighth-career NSCS pole and the 12th front-row start for the team this season.

Brad Keselowski Penske Racing Ford New Hampshire NASCAR
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"I think Paul and the team brought a great car here, much like what we had in the spring race," said Keselowski.

"I think the temperatures and all those things are why you’ve seen an increase in speeds and certainly the guys have worked on horsepower and all those other things, but the cars are really good.

"This type of track is right in my wheelhouse, right in our team’s wheelhouse. We had this race circled before the Chase started, and we felt decent about Chicago, but felt like this was a race of emphasis for us to get a win and get out of the first bracket."

NASCAR Brad Keselowski
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