Keselowski, 37, has competed for Team Penske since he went full-time within the Cup Series in 2010.

In 2012, he delivered ‘The Captain’ his first Cup title and has received 34 races with the workforce, however after 12 seasons with the distinguished organisation, he has elected to maneuver on from the workforce to simply accept a brand new problem.

Initially, Keselowski seemed to realize an possession stake in Penske, which was not out there with the way in which the workforce is structured.

Penske has already introduced that Austin Cindric will take the Michigan native’s seat within the #2 entry for subsequent season.

Keselowski had beforehand owned the Brad Keselowski Racing workforce, which operated within the NASCAR Trucks Series on a part-time foundation from 2008-2014 earlier than going full-time for 2014-17, suspending its operations on the finish of the yr.

The one-time Cup champion mentioned that his new enterprise with Roush Fenway will enable him to resume his “ardour of workforce possession”, and hopes the workforce will have the ability to compete for titles.

“I am thrilled to be able to share the news about this next venture with my fans, peers, and the industry,” mentioned Keselowski.

“This presents a possibility to proceed my on-track success with a powerful workforce and a long-term dedication, but in addition dive into my ardour of workforce possession the place I do know I could be an asset to the long run of the workforce.

“I’m optimistic about what Jack [Roush], John [W. Henry, owner of Fenway Sports Group] and I can accomplish collectively, particularly with a brand new period for our sport on the horizon (with the Next Gen automotive).

“Our aim is to win races and compete for championships at NASCAR’s high stage, and we plan to just do that.”

Roush based the workforce again in 1988 and has since received 137 Cup races together with two championships in 2003 and 2004.

“I’m truly excited about this partnership with Brad,” mentioned co-owner Roush.

“I believe it is going to carry quite a bit to the organisation, from not solely Brad’s means behind the wheel, however a rejuvenation and recent perspective throughout our groups.

“I’ve had the opportunity to watch Brad for a number of years, as he has fought and clawed his way up the ladder, moulding himself into a champion and one of the highest drivers in our sport. I’ve all the time admired his resolve and willpower.

“I’m more than happy that he has chosen to be a component of our organisation and I’m proud to associate with him transferring into the long run.”


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