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The 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup season is right around the corner. The Shootout at Daytona is a week from Saturday, with the Super Bowl of NASCAR, the Daytona 500, officially kicking off the new season Feb. 24. The circuit introduces a Gen-6 car this year, which is drawing raves as an upgrade on the Car of Tomorrow. Few people saw Brad Keselowski’s run to a Sprint Cup Championship last year coming. It was only Keselowski’s third year as a full-time driver on the Sprint Cup circuit, but he won the title in the season’s final race at Homestead over five-time champion Jimmie Johnson to deliver the first Sprint Cup to Penske Racing. Consistency was what won it for Keselowski. He had five victories and spread them out throughout the year: March at Bristol, May at Talladega, late June at Kentucky and then at Chicago and Dover in the Chase for the Championship. Overall, Keselowski had 17 top-10 finishes in the final 20 races of 2012. During the Chase, he never finished lower than 15th and beste...
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