Brad Keselowski – WWTR Advance

Team: No. 6 Solomon Plumbing Ford Mustang
Crew Chief: Matt McCall
Twitter: @RFK6Team, @RFKRacing and @keselowski
Race Format: 300 miles, 240 laps, Stages: 45-95-100
NASCAR Cup Race at WWTR – Sunday, June 5 at 3:30 p.m. ET on FS1, MRN, SiriusXM Channel 90

ADVANCE NOTES

Weekend Format

· WWTR – World Wide Technology Raceway – hosts the Cup Series for the first time ever this weekend. The 1.25-mile track in Madison, just outside St. Louis, has been hosting NASCAR-sanctioned events since 1997, first with the Xfinity Series, then the Truck Series.

· The track became a permanent fixture on the Truck schedule in 2014, and features 11 degrees of banking in turns 1 and 2, and 9 degrees in 3 and 4.

· Gateway is one of six weekends of the 2022 season to feature a full weekend schedule including a full practice session as well as qualifying.

· Teams will practice for 50 minutes Friday afternoon, with single-car qualifying set for Saturday morning.

Keselowski at Gateway

· Keselowski is one of a handful of drivers with prior experience at Gateway, with five starts in the NXS from 2007-10. He won the last Xfinity race that was run there in 2010, leading 83 laps after starting 20th.

· Overall he finished top-10 in three Xfinity events there with three races run in the No. 88, and the final two in the No. 22.

· Keselowski also made three Truck starts at Gateway with a P2 finish in his last start there in 2010.

Matt McCall at Gateway

· McCall has no prior experience at Gateway having never been atop the box in Xfinity or Trucks.

QUOTE WORTHY
Keselowski on racing at Gateway:
“Obviously this is all new to the Cup Series as it is another place we’re visiting for the first time. I have been there prior in Xfinity and Trucks, so one of the few to have turned laps there before definitely helps. I know Curtis Francois and his team have been working for a long time on this weekend, and I can’t wait to get into his market and put on a great show for our fans in our Solomon Plumbing Ford Mustang.”

Last Time Out

Keselowski was caught up in a multi-car incident in Sunday’s Coke 600 and did not finish what turned out to be the longest race in NASCAR history.

On the Car

Solomon Plumbing returns to the No. 6 machine for its second primary race. They originally joined the RFK fold as the primary for the Bristol Dirt race.

About Solomon Plumbing
We specialize in plumbing and fire services for new development, construction and complete remodeling. We are the developer’s choice to provide turn-key plumbing and fire solutions from start to finish. This includes multi-unit housing, high rise buildings and complete residential developments. We are committed to fulfilling your plumbing and fire needs with honesty and integrity, exceeding your expectations for service, quality, and value.

Solomon Plumbing has been developing long term business relationships across the United States with a strong reputation for high quality craftsmanship and service commitment. Contact us today to discuss your next project.

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