Keselowski Wins at Texas

For the sixth time this season, Brad Keselowski went to Victory Lane in the NASCAR Nationwide Series. His first at Texas, Keselowski was determined to get that cowboy hat at the end of the race.

Nov 2, 2013; Fort Worth, TX, USA; Nationwide Series driver Brad Keselowski (22) celebrates winning the OReilly Auto Parts Challenge at Texas Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

Leading 105 out of the scheduled 200 laps, Keselowski battled hard with Denny Hamlin for the last 30 laps before he reclaimed the lead for the final time and took the checkered flag.

Sam Hornish Jr fought back to finish third after a pit road penalty left him a lap down to the leaders early in the race. He hit the cone on his first pit stop, which is a commitment line violation. He served a pass-through penalty and came out 17th and one lap down, although he gained that lap back on the first caution of the day (Lap 70) by not pitting. His third place finish gained him two points on series leader and now sits six points behind Austin Dillon.

Kyle Busch wrecked on lap 110 after he blew a right rear tire and smacked the outside wall. He ran in the top 5 before the incident but finished 26th.

Top 10 Finishers:

No.22 Brad Keselowski

No.20 Denny Hamlin

No.12 Sam Hornish Jr

No.18 Matt Kenseth

No.3 Austin Dillon

No.7 Regan Smith

No.11 Elliott Sadler

No.2 Brian Scott

No.32 Kyle Larson

No.5 Brad Sweet

Topics: Brad Keselowski, Nationwide Series, Penske Racing, Texas Motor Speedway

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