Brad Keselowski Outduels Jimmie Johnson To Take Chase Opener
Brad Keselowski picked up his fourth win of the season and took over the points lead with a thrilling win in the Geico 400, the first race of NASCAR’s Chase for the Sprint Cup at Chicagoland Speedway . According to AP Keselowskii got ahead of Jimmie Johnson with about 35 laps remaining and led the final 26 laps in the 400-mile race. Johnson finished second with Kasey Kahne third. It was a rough start for Jeff Gordon.
Gordon, went into the wall with about 80 laps remaining. He had barely qualified for the Chase to begin with, and his championship hopes are already in serious jeopardy after his 35th-place showing Sunday.