• Brad Keselowski crashed NASCAR fans' campsite party ... and he brought beer
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    Brad Keselowski crashed NASCAR fans' campsite party ... and he brought beer

    On Monday with just six days until the Daytona 500, Brad Keselowski – the No. 2 Ford driver for Team Penske – guessed it was his last night to enjoy the sites around the Daytona International Speedway before solely focusing on winning the 500 for the first time. So what did he do? He – along with his new wife, Paige, who also doubled as his videographer – jumped on Facebook Live and popped by the campsite of unsuspecting NASCAR fans just to say, “Hi.” He also had party favors with him. It was like Christmas at Daytona as Keselowski brought the fans some race swag – including t-shirts and a hats. Oh, and a case of Miller Lite, which has been the primary sponsor of Penske’s No. 2 for more than

  • The three people Chad Knaus called on the night of his seventh championship
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    The three people Chad Knaus called on the night of his seventh championship

    Chad Knaus called three people on the night of winning his seventh championship with Jimmie Johnson last November. One took some extra work – fitting because it was the person who validated his tireless dedication to pursue a dream: Ray Evernham. “I know I woke his butt up, too, he was sound asleep,” Knaus said with a chuckle during the most recent NASCAR on NBC podcast. “I called like three times. Obviously, I’d had a few drinks and was feeling pretty happy. ‘Man, you better answer the phone.’” When Evernham did answer, Knaus expressed heartfelt gratitude to the man who gave him his big break in NASCAR. Before becoming Johnson’s crew chief in 2002, Knaus started his career at Hendrick Motorsports

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    Johnson's 8th title could stake him as NASCAR's greatest

    Jimmie Johnson might have had an easier time had his 6-year-old daughter asked for help with a school art project. Genevieve Johnson instead left dad briefly bewildered with a messier question: What does famous mean? "At school, the kids are asking her, saying, 'Your dad's famous,'" Johnson said. "How do you answer that question?" Let's try. Does your dad dress in a Lowe's fire suit, slide into the No. 48 Chevrolet and race on national television every weekend? Does your dad have more than 2.3 million Twitter followers, is he besieged by autograph seekers and asked to voice cartoons on the Disney Channel? Yes, Genevieve, your father is famous. But the more contemplative question is this: Is Johnson