Keselowski to sit out Nationwide race at Bristol

Brad Keselowski will skip the Nationwide Series race this

weekend at Bristol Motor Speedway because of his broken ankle.

Parker Kligerman will drive the No. 22 Penske Racing Dodge for

Keselowski in Friday night’s race.

It will be the fourth Nationwide race Keselowski has skipped

since he was injured in an Aug. 3 accident while testing at Road


Keselowski has not missed any Sprint Cup races because of the

accident, winning at Pocono four days after it occurred. He also

finished second at Watkins Glen and third at Michigan on


The strong runs have moved Keselowski into 12th place in the

Sprint Cup standings and in position for a berth in the Chase for

the championship.

He is the defending Nationwide Series champion.