Keselowski and the Penske team were consistent all season long and always seemed to be contending for a win or a top five finish. They will be a force to be reckoned with in the future. Having lost a title will make Johnson and the Lowe’s team even more determined in 2013.
In other racing news:
— There was another significant race over the weekend in Austin, Texas as Formula One returned to the U.S.
The newly built Circuit of the Americas proved to be a challenging track for the drivers and teams and should become a top road course venue in the U.S. for many years to come. It’s a race course that the Indy cars need on their schedule in the near future.
There appeared to be an excellent crowd for the race and here’s hoping it will continue in the future.
— Champion Racing Association officials announced this week that they will be visiting Winchester Speedway three times in 2013. The first race is a 100-lap event on June 29, followed by the traditional Labor Day 100-lapper.
The Winchester 400, one of the best super late model events in the country is set for Oct. 13. Fans need to mark their calendars for this race. I know mine is.
- Here’s wishing everyone a Happy Thanksgiving.