Keselowski To Line Up 26th In Cup Race at Daytona

July 1, 2011

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (July 1, 2011) –Brad Keselowski and the No. 2 Miller Lite Dodge Charger team qualified 26thfor Saturday’s Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway. 

Keselowskitoured the 2.5-mile oval in 49.989 seconds, or 180.040 miles per hour. PenskeRacing teammate Kurt Busch will start from the 25th position.

 “Youwould always like to qualify on top of the board, but it’s not criticalhere at a superspeedway,” said Keselowski. “Our Miller Lite Dodgeis really fast in race trim. I think we’re in really good shape headinginto tomorrow night’s race. Kurt (Busch) and I will start theside-by-side and that’s cool because we’ll have the chance tohook-up early in the race and run in that two-car draft. We have great speedtogether and he’s a hell of a driver, something I’m really excitedabout tomorrow. “

 The Coke Zerowill air live at 7:30 p.m. ET on TNT on Saturday, July 2. Race coverage willalso be broadcast live on the Motor Racing Network and Sirius Satellite RadioChannel 90.