Rumors circulate that Brad Keselowski could leave Team Penske for Roush Fenway Racing
Brad Keselowski has driven for Team Penske since 2009 in the NASCAR Cup Series. He claimed his one and only championship with the team back in 2012.
The driver finished 2nd in the standings last year. He returned to victory lane at recently at Talladega Superspeedway, picking up his first win of 2021.
Now, rumors are circulating that the future of the No. 2 team could look different in 2022. Per Motorsport.com, Keselowski has been offered an ownership stake in the current Roush Fenway Racing.
The new team would be called Roush-Fenway-Keselowski Racing. Both Roush and Penske run Ford machines.
RFR has been struggling with performance in recent years. However, the Next Gen car will make it’s debut in 2022 and is likely to level the playing field, across the board.
Beyond ownership, it’s rumored that Keselowski would become the new driver of the No. 6 machine.
The future of the current No. 6 driver remain unknown. Newman could field a third entry for Roush. Or, Newman could be moving away from the organization.
Brad Keselowski Racing
Keselowski is a former team owner. He managed Brad Keselowski Racing until the team was shut down after the 2017 season.
Brad shut down the team to form a new business venture inside the former building of the race team. KAM is a manufacturing business that has boomed since it’s formation.
Since shutting down the operation, Keselowski has regularly stated that he intended to return as a NASCAR team owner. However, he also noted that looking at other team owners, they all had other business ventures that operated alongside NASCAR ownership.