Brad Keselowski is looking for his third win at Talladega Superspeedway in the last six races (and fourth win overall) – and he’s off to a good start toward that goal.
Keselowski won Stage 1 of Sunday’s Geico 500 at the 2.66-mile superspeedway, the longest track in NASCAR competition.
Fords dominated the first stage with six finishing in the top-10.
There was only one incident of note: Kyle Larson skimmed the outside wall on Lap 15, cutting down a tire. After work in the pits, Larson returned to the race and rebounded to finish the first stage in 12th place.
Kevin Harvick was forced to pit twice for a vibration issue.
There were seven lead changes, six leaders and two cautions.