NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
Keselowski wins Chase-opener at Chicagoland
Brad Keselowski
Brad Keselowski beat runner-up Jeff Gordon to the finish line by 1.8 seconds.
Joliet, IL ( - Brad Keselowski clinched a spot in the second round of NASCAR's new Chase for the Sprint Cup championship by winning Sunday's 400 -- the first round in the 10-race postseason -- at Chicagoland Speedway.

In a three-wide pass, Keselowski squeezed through Kevin Harvick and rookie Kyle Larson to take the lead for the third and final time with 16 laps to go.

Larson, who was attempting to win in the Sprint Cup Series for the first time, and Harvick had swapped the lead multiple times following a restart with 19 laps left. Keselowski ran in fourth for the restart but quickly charged towards the front. Larson was running high up the track and Harvick low when Keselowski went through them in the middle.  Full Story

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