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Keselowski repeats at Bristol Speedway

March 18, 2012 at 5:39 PM   |   Comments

BRISTOL, Tenn., March 18 (UPI) -- Brad Keselowski maintained his winning ways at Bristol Motor Speedway Sunday, taking his second straight Sprint Cup event at the Tennessee track.

Keselowski, who also claimed a victory at Bristol in August, took over the lead from Matt Kenseth with 111 laps remaining and held on to win the Food City 500.

Keselowski fended off several challenges by Kenseth over the latter stages of the race and posted an 0.7-second margin of victory at the finish line for his fifth career series win.

Three Michael Waltrip Racing team members rounded out the Top 5 -- Martin Truex Jr., Clint Bowyer and Brian Vickers finished third through fifth.

Five-time Bristol winner Kyle Busch was among those caught up in a seven-car crash early the in the contest.

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