Saturday, March 16, 2013

Keselowski Fulfilling Potential Busch Never Got To

It was Kyle, not Keselowski, who was supposed to be next best thing
Remember when Brad Keselowski called Kyle Busch an "ass" during driver introductions at Bristol?

That was in 2010, which, in Keselowski years, is a lifetime ago. It was his first full season in the Sprint Cup Series, when he'd won just one race – the fluke at Talladega – and was known more for his mouth and rough driving style than anything resembling a budding champion.

At the time, Busch was everyone's pick to be NASCAR's next big thing. It wasn't a matter of if but when he'd win his first of many Cup championships. Keselowski, meanwhile, had earned himself a spot on quite a few driver's s-lists. He was on Busch's, of course, Carl Edwards' and Denny Hamlin's, just to name a few.

But in the three years since, Keselowski's career has been on a rocket ride to the top while Busch's has flattened out. It's as if they've traded places: Keselowski with his hauler parked in the champion's spot every weekend, Busch's parked somewhere down the line, usually about 12th to 15th.

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