NASCAR Barometer: Keselowski’s Talladega Win Ends Toyota Dominance
NASCAR Barometer: Keselowski’s Talladega Win Ends Toyota Dominance

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Brad Keselowski survived a crazy afternoon at Talladega Superspeedway to score a valuable playoff win that will see him through to the next round of championship eliminations. Ford-powered teams started the weekend on the right foot as they were among the fastest in both practice and qualifying. Power was a big advantage that they held throughout the race on Sunday, supplanting the Toyota dominance that fantasy players have come to expect in recent weeks. Keselowski and Penske Racing were among the fastest throughout Sunday afternoon, and Keselowski had luck see him through to the massive victory.

Next week, the playoffs head to Kansas Speedway. It is the final race of the round of 12 and will determine which eight championship contenders move on to the next round of championship eliminations. Kyle Busch, Jamie McMurray, Matt Kenseth and Ricky Stenhouse Jr. are in elimination territory, but a meager seven points separate Jimmie Johnson from Busch on the cut line. Anything co

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