2016 Season in Review: Brad Keselowski

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Brad Keselowski

CREW CHIEF: Paul Wolfe

TEAM: Team Penske

POINTS: 12th

WINS: 4 (Las Vegas, Talladega I, Daytona II, Kentucky)

LAPS LED: 549 (fewest since 2013)

TOP 5s: 16

TOP 10s: 22

POLES: 2 (Pocono I, Dover II by rule book)

WHAT WENT RIGHT: Won multiple races for the second time in three seasons. Qualified for the Chase for the fifth time … Led 115 of 160 laps at Daytona in July for his first victory at the track … Won at the newly repaved and reconfigured Kentucky Speeding using the lower downforce package … Got engaged to girlfriend Paige White.

WHAT WENT WRONG: A blown engine at Talladega after leading 90 laps eliminated him from the Chase. It was the first time Keselowski failed to advance to the round of eight … Recorded three DNFs and failed to win multiple races in which he led double digit laps.

WHAT TO EXPECT IN 2017: Keselowski returns for his seventh full season with Team Penske and seeks his second championship … He will continue to be one of the drivers to beat at restrictor-plate races.