Brad Keselowski is making changes for the Chase and has recruited his sister to help him. The driver has admitted that she may be his "good luck charm" and believes that cutting down on the number of Nationwide races will also benefit him. His actions have earned the approval of Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s sister, Kelley Earnhardt-Miller, on Twitter.
Brad Keselowski Gets Help from His Sister
Dawn Nicholas, Brad Keselowski's sister, has actually moved closer to the driver to help him manage things while he competes in the Chase for the Sprint Cup. By winning the AAA 400 on Sept. 30 at Dover, Keselowski has been able to take the first position in the current Sprint Cup standings with 2142 points. He is determined to remain in the lead, so he is allowing Dawn to handle some aspects of his business.
Focusing on the Sprint Cup
Brad Keselowski has decided that the Sprint Cup deserves all of his attention and has eliminated the upcoming Nationwide Series race at the Kansas Speedway from his schedule. Keselowski is rumored to be thinking about cutting out the rest of the Nationwide races, so they would not interfere with his ability to focus on the Chase this year.
Kelley Earnhardt-Miller's Reaction
Despite sharing his recent decisions with the media, Brad Keselowski is still surprised by the amount of attention his sister is receiving. On his official Twitter account, he posted that he is grateful to "have her support" during this time. In a separate Twitter conversation, Dawn has mentioned, "I love my job so much I would almost pay to do it!" Dawn Nicholas has put her career on hold to help Brad this season.
His sister's support has caught the attention of Kelley Earnhardt-Miller who posted that it is part of the "family aspect." Brad Keselowski admits that Dale Earnhardt Jr. inspired his decision because his sister helps him manage JR Motorsports. The changes seem to be having a positive impact on Keselowski who has been able to place in the top 10 for the last 12 races, and he hopes to maintain his current lead.
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